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Global Posting System: The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite system (space-based) that provides geographical location and time information in all weather, anywhere on Earth where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites. It is maintained by the United States government and is freely accessible to anyone with a GPS receiver

How To Disable Google Location Tracking (Android+iOS+Web)

08/03/2015, Most people don’t even know that they are constantly being tracked and that all their locations are being recorded in Google servers. Every place you visit is being tracked using Wi-Fi, mobile networks and GPS. This option is enabled by default and...

National Parks To Track Humans With GPS

06/19/2015, Paying a visit to a national park is always a good idea, but when you are faced with nature, you know for sure what you need to do – respect it, and play by its rules. Apart from stunning views and perhaps the chance to catch a glimpse of selected...

Philips Uses LEDs To Guide Shoppers Indoors

05/22/2015, Apple’s iBeacon platform is one of the ways that many believe will change the way we do our shopping in stores. Basically for those unfamiliar with the technology, it uses Bluetooth to detect when a customer is nearby, which in turn could prompt them on...

TomTom Set To Offer European KIA Cars Traffic And Weather Data

03/02/2015, How many of you out there actually refer to the weather report not only for the day ahead, but also the forecast for an entire week? Well, if you happen to have raised your hand in affirmation and live in Europe, perhaps it might be time to consider a KIA...

Garmin Vívoactive Is A Super Slim GPS Smartwatch

01/05/2015, [CES 2015] Garmin is at it again – and it does look as though they are on a roll this CES with a slew of devices being introduced, and they are not quite done yet. Here we are with the Vivoactive, which is a lightweight and ultra-thin GPS smartwatch...

Garmin And Jonathan Adler Team Up For New Vivofit 2 Band

01/05/2015, Garmin has worked with renowned potter, designer and author Jonathan Adler, and the result of this particularly fruitful collaboration would be a range of chic, pattern-printed accessory bands that will target the vívofit and the recently announced...

Garmin fēnix 3 Multisport GPS Watch Does More Than Tell The Time

01/05/2015, [CES 2015] Being an old hand in the GPS industry, Garmin is back with their brand new fēnix 3 multisport GPS watch. This unique timepiece does a whole lot more than to just tell the time, as it comes equipped with the spanking new EXO GPS antenna,...

Garmin Epix GPS Mapping Watch Loves The Great Outdoors

01/05/2015, [CES 2015] Garmin has just announced the Garmin epix, which is touted to be a first-of-its-kind, rugged GPS mapping watch which will target outdoor enthusiasts and folks who want a hands-free navigation experience. The Garmin epix will come with a 1.4”...

Magellan 5-inch RoadMate Range Expands

01/05/2015, Magellan, a name that many of us would be familiar with when it comes to standalone GPS navigation devices, is back with a back – and this time around they do not intend to roll out just one device, but has expanded the RoadMate family by a handful...

Polar M400 GPS Watch Does Activity Tracking As Well

09/25/2014, It goes without saying that having an activity tracker that does not have the capability to figure out the current time is quite a waste – after all, how difficult is it to cram in a little bit of watch functionality into the mix? Well, the Polar...

Garmin 2014 nüvi Advanced Series Announced

09/04/2014, Garmin is an old hand when it comes to GPS navigation devices, and the company is not going to throw in the towel for its bread and butter business just yet, ensuring that their latest 5”, 6”, and 7” multi-touch glass displays will feature premium...

goTenna Will Let You Send Text Messages When There Is No Signal

07/18/2014, Don’t you just hate it when you are out and for some reason your phone just won’t let you send messages or make calls due to poor reception? This can be pretty dangerous especially if you’re in an unknown location, or if you’re hiking and you got...

U.S. Transportation Department Could Regulate Smartphone Navigation

06/16/2014, Word on the street has it that the U.S. Transportation Department could be looking at the possibility of introducing tougher regulatory control over mobile navigation systems in vehicles as well as on your smartphone or tablet. The U.S. Transportation...