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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

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...

Zeal Optics Z3 GPS Goggles let you record your ski runs

09/22/2011, While most people wear goggles to keep their eyes protected when they’re out skiing, for some folks it just isn’t enough. Zeal Optics has announced the introduction of its new goggles that come with built-in GPS. Called the Z3 GPS Goggles,...

Samsung Galaxy S2 used in Ford e-bike concept

09/13/2011, Electric bikes are handy, especially for those who prefer not pedaling all the way to work and reach all sweaty in the process. Now, if you weren’t a fan of e-bikes back then, perhaps this e-bike concept by Ford may cool enough to convert you.

Music guides cyclists in experimental navigation system

09/12/2011, Music does many things – it soothes the soul, it calms the mind, heck, if technophiles have it their own way, it can even assist cyclists in the future navigate around. After all, relying on visual navigation might be fine if you’re in a car,...

Find My iPhone used in Chilean search and rescue operation

09/07/2011, While location data and tracking may be frowned upon due to their invasion of privacy, it seems that there are more noble uses for it. In recent news there has been a report on the Chilean airplane crash, where the plane attempted two landings but failed...

North Korea GPS jamming device has 100km range

09/07/2011, The reclusive country known as North Korea is said to be in possession of a GPS jamming device that can disrupt signals that occur across a wide area, in fact, including those that are more than 100km away. To date, the North did disrupt signals in South...

TomTom announces iPad optimized version

09/01/2011, Good news TomTom users, it appears that the popular navigation app on the iPhone has finally been optimized for the iPad, as pictured above (image credits: Giiks). It seems that TomTom has been paying attention to what their users want and have finally...

TomTom GO LIVE 1535M With Travel Apps and Twitter

08/29/2011, The market have been tough for GPS makers since smartphones are doing the same job by integrating efficient location technologies and offering a broad choice of navigation applications. Even TomTom has its own iPhone app that has been recently updated...