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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

Google Maps 5.7 for Android released

07/06/2011, If you are a longtime fan of Google Maps Navigation to help you get around, then you would be thrilled to hear that Google Maps 5.7 for Android is now available via an update, throwing in Transit Navigation (still in Beta) that will make sure GPS...

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?...

US Soldier Makes App That Tracks Down Taliban Fighters

07/04/2011, After US army captain Jonathan Springer saw two of his comrades were killed in a rocket attack, he started thinking, what could he have done to prevent something similar from happening in the future? His answer was to create an app called Tactical Nav,...

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...

Life360 Turns Your Smartphone Into A Lifeline

06/21/2011, If you’re a parent chances are you probably worry about your children’s whereabouts when they’re out with friends, worried that they may be in bad neighbourhoods or doing things in places where they’re not meant to, or even to...

Garmin snaps up Navigon, intends to gain edge against smartphones

06/14/2011, Dedicated GPS manufacturers are a dying breed, especially with the advent of Google’s Android platform as well as Apple’s pervasive iOS offering free navigation on their respective slew of devices. Well, where does that leave manufacturers...

Hello Kitty is now a GPS device

06/11/2011, We all know that it would only be a matter of time before Hello Kitty, one of Japan’s most iconic characters, would be turned into a GPS device. Seiwa Japan has announced today that it will be selling a Hello Kitty Portable Navigation System and a...