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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 Runner Cardio GPS Sport Watch Announced

04/02/2014, TomTom has evolved over the years to remain relevant, as churning out dedicated GPS navigation devices alone is not going to cut the mustard. Hence, their foray into the fitness device market has reaped dividends, and they intend to pursue this course of...

Magellan SmartGPS 5390 Announced

03/27/2014, Magellan has just announced their SmartGPS 5390 cloud connected navigation device, which so happens to be an interesting GPS navigation device that will not only help you find your way to your destination, but it will also integrate social, local and...

HereO Watch Helps Parents Keep Tabs On Their Kids

03/06/2014, Kids are a bundle of energy, joy, and at times, frustration – especially when you are already running late for a particular event, and they are frolicking all over the house – with some of them even indulging in a little bit of hide and seek...

GPS Tracking Shoes Offer Alzheimer’s Patients Added Safety

03/06/2014, Earlier this morning, we did take a closer look at the Le Chal smartshoes which will help the blind or visually impaired get around without additional or external help, but this time around, a new pair of shoes that will also rely on GPS technology which...

Apple Maps Send iPhone Owners To Grandma’s House

02/27/2014, Apple Maps has not exactly been the most accurate way to get around somewhere which you are not familiar with, as a grandmother in rural Pennsylvania can attest to. In fact, for the past one and a half years, Apple Maps has been sending skiers who rely on...

TomTom Go Series with TomTom Traffic

01/03/2014, TomTom has already updated its GPS lineup Go series in Europe back in April and today, the company launched the new TomTom Go Series with TomTom Traffic in the US. The most significant update is the total re-thinking and re-design of the user interface,...

NAVIGATE Jacket Uses LEDs, Haptic Feedback To Help Direct Its Wearer

12/04/2013, Trusting your phone to navigate you through a heavily-populated city is something we’re sure many of us have done as we try our best to follow directions to get to our destination in a timely manner. But what if our clothing could be used to help direct...

Amber Alert GPS Now Available For $129.99 To AT&T Customers

11/18/2013, Let us face the facts – the world today is not as forgiving or as friendly as it was all those years ago when our grandparents were wee kids, running around the neighborhood without a care in the world. Crime was basically unheard of then, and a...

MapQuest Launches Redesigned iPhone, Android App

11/14/2013, Prior to Google Maps, MapQuest was the king of direction giving, although we’re sure if you used the service, you ended up with directions that were actually less accurate than Apple Maps. Either way, people trusted MapQuest back in the day and the...

GPS Cookie A Kickstarter Project That Records Where You Have Been

11/13/2013, When it comes to sharing information about yourself to others, this can prove to be a double edged sword. For instance, it does give you a record that you can stash away for posterity to know just where you have been, but on the other hand, it also allows...

Garmin Forerunner 620 And 220 GPS Watches Announced

09/16/2013, Garmin has just unveiled a couple of GPS running watches, where they come in the form of the Garmin Forerunner 620 and Forerunner 220. These two models happen to be the lightest, thinnest, and most advanced offerings for runners from Garmin to date, and...

Researchers Make It Possible To Track Sharks In Real Time

08/29/2013, Summer is coming to a quick close as Labor Day weekend is nearly upon us, which means you soon won’t be able to head down to your local beach, lake or pool and take a quick dip as it’ll the temperatures will start to dip very soon. Although if...

Fake GPS Signals Send Yacht Astray

07/30/2013, Well, well, it seems that you might want to upgrade your navigational systems on your multi-million dollar yacht after hearing this news – researchers from the University of Texas claimed to have succeeded in generating fake GPS signals, and this...