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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

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...

Magellan RoadMate 5175T-LM unveiled

06/10/2011, Magellan has released a GPS navigation device of their own that sports Wi-Fi connectivity – something new from them, and it does lead us to wonder – how come nothing like this was developed in the past? Guess the various GPS manufacturing...

Fujitsu car navigation system helps you find your car

06/09/2011, Have you ever gotten stuck in a situation where were unable to remember for the life of you, just where you managed to park your vehicle? Fujitsu intends to help you out if you happen to have an iPhone, that is, where their car navigation system that is...

Magellan RoadMate 2.0 keeps you informed while on the road

06/08/2011, Magellan has just announced an update to its RoadMate app that’s available for the iPhone. Now version 2.0, the RoadMate app provides a new user interface, free lifetime maps, free traffic updates, Yelp API and Google local search for the US, Canada...

Google Maps Navigation to go offline

06/08/2011, According to Dutch tech site All About Phones, they say that Google Maps Navigation will end up with a true offline version before summer is over. This might very well be true, as the Android app received an update last December which allowed it to cache...

DeLorme inReach GPS Communicator paves the way for 2-way texting

06/07/2011, Portable GPS manufacturer DeLorme has come up with their latest product which was worked on in conjunction with Iridium. Known as the inReach, this super small device will sport a similar feature to that of traditional cell phones, where it allows you to...

Pentax O-GPS1 helps you remember where you took those photos

06/02/2011, The integration of GPS technology into cameras are extremely useful – especially when you’ve taken a whole tour of Europe, and can’t really remember just where you were when that particular photo was taken. Well, Pentax has jumped aboard...

Pioneer Floating Vision display lets you “touch” 3D visuals

05/26/2011, Pioneer recently showed off a new technology called its “Floating Vision” display – the glasses-free 3D display that lets users interact with the floating images, offering a totally brand new input experience. The display, which Pioneer...

Toyota introduces wrong-way driving alert in navigation systems

05/26/2011, Toyota might have been the prime example of how to run a corporation more than a decade ago, with its explosive growth across North America and the rest of the world, due to their manufacturing process and quality standards. Some recalls have slowed down...

Pioneer AppRadio: In-Dash iPhone Apps

05/25/2011, Earlier today Pioneer has showed us the Pioneer AppRadio, an in-dash device that integrates the iPhone 4 to your car in a way that no other solution does. AppRadio is basically a multi-touch display that is designed to be mounted and completely integrated...

Garmin Montana is one rugged and versatile GPS device

05/18/2011, Garmin has just announced the launch of the Montana GPS device. It features a rugged design with multiple mounting and battery options, dual-orientation and screen layout options to support a wide range of Garmin maps. It even has a barometric altimeter...