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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

Nokia Maps for iOS and Android does the offline jig

10/24/2011, Could this bit of news be a redeeming feature for the ailing handset manufacturer from Finland? You decide – we are talking about Nokia Maps which traditionally was available only on Nokia devices, but has since expanded to see action on iOS and...

Galaxy Nexus barometer explained

10/21/2011, When the Samsung Galaxy Nexus was revealed earlier this week, it had one interesting feature that was mentioned but not discussed: its onboard barometer. Now you might be wondering; what could a phone possibly do with information about the air pressure?...

Google Maps updated, boasts NFC support

10/21/2011, Google went about quietly updating their Google Maps on Android, where the Internet search giant decided to throw in NFC support – signalling the possibility of future apps arriving with such support as well in order to take advantage of the...

Tagg Pet Tracker makes sure Fido remains safe

10/13/2011, For those of us who do not properly train our pooches the art of recall, we run the risk of injury or heaven forbid, death, to our four legged furry kids whenever we leave the gate open as they tend to zoom out in the blink of an eye. Sometimes when they...

Trick or Tracker keeps you informed on your kids’ whereabouts

10/12/2011, Halloween is just around the corner, and if you have any children that are planning to go trick or treating, you might want to keep an eye out for them. But since it’s never cool follow your kids around, how about use the power of technology to...

Magellan RoadMate app for iPhone upgraded

10/12/2011, Magellan has just announced an update for its iPhone GPS navigation app, RoadMate, to version 2.2. Besides being a functional navigation app to help you find a way to your destination, the update brings your maps up to date, adds red light camera and...

Find My Friends iPhone App Released

10/12/2011, Now that iOS 5 is in the wild (it has been in beta for months), Apple has released the Find My Friends app. The concept isn’t new: this is an app that lets you locate your friends who willingly share their position temporarily, or at all times....

NAVIGON for Windows Phone 7 launched

10/11/2011, Don’t want to use Bing Maps on your Windows Phone device? Well you’re not left with many choices, but today – NAVIGON has added one more to the list with NAVIGON for Windows Phone 7. The app has useful features such as spoken turn-by-turn...

TomTom and Ford cozy up for semi-integrated navigation in Europe

10/11/2011, Ford has teamed up with TomTom in order to offer semi-integrated navigation not in the US, but in Europe instead. From today onwards, TomTom will be integrating its GO LIVE 1000 and GO LIVE 1005 models using a specifically designed cradle for Ford models...

Top Gear limited edition TomTom device outed

10/11/2011, If you happen to love the show Top Gear as well as the magazines and all the cars that come with it, then chances are you’re a true blue nut for the series regardless of its format. Well, here’s a little bit of good news for you – if...

QR codes on rooftops used to advertise on Google Earth

10/05/2011, If you’re in need for a rather unique way of advertising your product or company, Philips & Co. has a new proposition that they’re calling “Blue Marble”, and essentially what they will do for you is that they will create a QR code that can be...

FCC wants GPS connectivity in all phones by 2018

10/04/2011, The idea of having a phone which does not have GPS connectivity might be rather mind boggling to some – considering how comfortable we’ve become with our smartphones that have everything but the kitchen sink these days. Well, the FCC has our...