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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

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...

Bracketron’s Cradle-iT Golf Cart Mount

08/16/2011, Do you happen to play golf a lot? If you do, you probably use the golf cart quite a bit to travel from hole to hole, and if you needed to mount your smartphone on your golf cart for GPS or entertainment purposes, perhaps Bracketron has something for you...

GadgetTrak helps authorities track stolen phones

08/11/2011, It looks like thieves need to be a little more careful the next time they decide to steal a smartphone. The folks over at GadgetTrak, the creators of the smartphone tracking software, have reported that their software is currently leading authorities to a...

Gundam-themed navigation app

08/10/2011, Bandai Namco has announced that they they will be rolling out a Gundam-themed navigation app that is available only for iPhone users who reside in Japan. This particular navigation app will enable one to travel from one destination to another, and along...

Moby: Private Location Sharing App with Battery Life Optimization

08/05/2011, Moby is Foursquare or Google Latitude for families: it is a totally private location-sharing service. Parents can see where their kids are (in real-time) on a map, and the alert button allows users to request help with a quick tap. The app will then send...

Fancy your voice on a car navigation system?

08/05/2011, Forget about Yoda’s voice making its debut on your GPS navigation system – the little fellow tends to speak in reverse, and sometimes when you need clear and concise directions, he isn’t the best person to look for. You know what they...

Garmin GPS Systems now features Master Yoda’s voice

08/02/2011, If you’re a fan of Star Wars but consider yourself more of a lightsider than darksider – you might not have appreciated the Darth Vader voice pack for Garmin GPS systems that was released not too long ago. Well we’ve got some great news for...

Nearparent app lets you know where your kids are

07/28/2011, The world has certainly become a far more dangerous place – back in the days of the cave man, parents feared their little ones getting carted away by a saber-toothed tiger, but fast forward to today, you still get the same kind of abductions...

Soleasoft Studio’s iWay iOS navigation app is affordable

07/22/2011, With our smartphones having the capabilities to double up as a portable navigation device, for those who are budget-conscious, they can save quite a bit by opting to use Google Maps instead of buying a dedicated navigation unit although Android users get...

KDDI Mi-Look pedometer targets the elderly

07/21/2011, Just what is so special about the KDDI Mi-Look pedometer? For starters, this GPS-capable device will cater for the elderly, as it sports a waterproof body so that a drop into the toilet bowl or a trip to the puddle of water is not going to faze it, while...