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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

Web version of Nokia Maps works on Android handsets and iPhones

07/15/2011, Now here is something interesting for you to check out – the Web version of Nokia maps (which is currently in beta) can actually function on non-Nokia devices, now how about that? We’re talking about compatibility with Android-powered and...

Google Maps now includes live traffic info for Europe

07/14/2011, Google Maps users in 13 lucky European countries will get to experience the convenience of having live traffic reports starting this week. Google has announced that it will be bringing its informative live traffic feature to thirteen countries in Europe....

Magellan & The Good Sam Club launch the RoadMate Pro 9165T

07/11/2011, Recreational Vehicle (RV) enthusiasts should be pleased to know that the folks over at Magellan and The Good Sam Club have teamed up to create a specially designed GPS navigator for RVers. Called the RoadMate Pro 9165T, is comes preloaded with routes...

Garmin Streetpilot now on Windows Phone 7

07/07/2011, Are you a fan of the Windows Phone 7 platform? If you have answered in the affirmative, here’s a piece of good news. The Garmin Streetpilot is now available for that particular platform, adding to the total number of turn-by-turn navigation...

The Aid cane provides constant monitoring of the user’s health

07/06/2011, Not all elderly folks are blessed with the ability to be able to walk about the house or outside without the need for a cane or some form of support. However, for those who do require a cane in order to go about their daily lives, Lithuanian designer Egle...

Pioneer introduces AVIC-ZH09-MEV Navigation System tailored for EVs

07/06/2011, Pioneer has just introduced a new navigation system, called the AVIC-ZH09-MEV, specially designed for electric vehicles (EV). Instead or simply rebranding one of its existing Navigation System units, Pioneer took the time to engineer a new device for the...

Travelnapp for Windows Phone 7 lets you sleep while you travel

07/05/2011, After a long day of work, all you want to do is get on the train just so you can get some shut eye before you get home. But what if you’re the kind of person who falls into a deep sleep and always misses the stop you’re supposed to get off at?...

TomTom’s iPhone App Gets Updated With HD Traffic Updates

06/28/2011, If you’re using the TomTom app on your iPhone, you should update it to the latest version, especially if you’re hoping to enjoy HD traffic updates. The HD traffic updates will basically show up on your map, providing you with congestion data...

PENTAX Optio WG-1 GPS now available in orange

06/27/2011, Unsatisfied with the current color choices for the PENTAX Optio WG-1 GPS camera? Well, we’ve got some good news for you. PENTAX has just announced that the Optio WG-1 GPS camera will soon be available in a new color choice: orange. Together with the...

Magellan RoadMate 5175T-LM has Wi-Fi inside

06/23/2011, It can be rather safe to assume that dedicated GPS navigation units are slowly but surely dying out – for obvious reasons, too. After all, technology has advanced to such a level where your average smartphone already does navigation quite well with...

TapNav Augmented Reality GPS navigation is vision based

06/23/2011, When it comes to augmented reality (AR) technology, it is still a relatively new field that has yet to be fully taken advantage of, but there has been instances in the past where augmented reality have been applied in a really innovative manner. Well,...

Magellan Back-Up Camera reduces car reverse accidents

06/22/2011, A large number of cars available on the market today feature rear view cameras that are pretty irreplaceable when it comes to helping drivers reverse their vehicles. It makes parking so much easier and makes sure that drivers don’t hit anything...