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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

Imaginary GPS Trackers For Criminals?

02/26/2016, GPS technology is pretty useful in helping us get from one point to another, but what happens when you use it to track people – particularly those who have been deemed by the legal system as “high risk offenders”? This is certainly an...

How To Read GPS Coordinates

02/17/2016, Before we dive into the reading of GPS coordinates, it is important that you have a good grasp of the GPS system and basic knowledge of the geographical lines of latitude and longitude. Once you understand that, reading coordinates is very easy, and you...

‘Super GPS’ Keeps Tabs On Self Driving Cars All The Time

02/11/2016, It goes without saying that the modern day GPS navigation system in our smartphones as well as in our vehicles do a pretty good job when it comes to bringing us from one location to another without missing a beat. Well, how about the ‘super GPS’? With...

Wistiki Reveals Philippe Starck-Designed Device Trackers

01/04/2016, [CES 2016] Sometimes, there are way too many things in life to keep track of, so much so that it can get rather difficult to remember where we put some of our everyday items. Well, Wistiki of France decided to do something about the situation, and them...

X-Doria KidGPS Will Help Keep Tabs On Your Kids

11/09/2015, Back in the day when we used to go out as kids, our parents would typically ask where we were going and to call them when we arrived, so as to give them that peace of mind. Nowadays we suppose some parents still ask their kids to do that, but with the...

Some NYC Taxis Try Out GPS-Based Fare Calculators

10/16/2015, Being a taxi driver would mean you will never run out of stories to tell, especially when you have racked up years of driving experience ferrying people around. Still, it is not the most financially rewarding job on earth, although the human aspect of it...

How To Find/Track Your Lost iPhone/iPad

10/16/2015, Losing your smartphone is a tragic incident. Regardless of whether it is a pricy flagship or an entry-level phone, the device itself contains ample information, some of which are private or exclusively stored onto it. Hence, it is definitely worth the...

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...