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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

CoPilot Enables GPS Navigation On Wi-Fi Only iOS Devices

01/15/2013, CoPilot claims that approximately half of the 400 million iOS-powered mobile devices sold are of the Wi-Fi only variety of the iPod touch, iPad, and iPad mini, which also means the lack of a dedicated GPS receiver underneath the hood, and CoPilot intends...

GPS Takes Elderly Woman In Wrong Direction For Over 900 Miles

01/14/2013, In a world post-GPS, we know many of you absolutely trust your guidance systems whether it be dedicated GPS devices or Google Maps, but if we learned anything from GPS misguidance reports in Australia, it’s that you shouldn’t trust your GPS...

Garmin Oregon shoots photographs and keeps you on the path

01/07/2013, [CES 2013] If you’re a fan of camping or exploring and you would like to cut down on the amount of devices you carry with you, you’re in luck. Garmin has just announced the launch of its new Oregon (600/600t and 650/650t) GPS devices. More than just a...

Garmin 2013 Nuvi Range Announced

01/07/2013, [CES 2013] Garmin has just announced their 2013 nüvi range of Personal Navigation Devices at CES 2013, and you would be spoiled for choice for sure. Granted, most of us rely on the GPS chipset in our smartphones and tablets these days to get around, so...

Garmin Edge 810/510 Caters To Cyclists

01/07/2013, [CES 2013] Love getting around on all two wheels – the kind that are pedal powered? If you have nodded your head and are just about to pull on that helmet of yours, hold on. The Garmin Edge 810/510 has just been announced at CES 2013, where they...

LockStar Announces GPS-Enabled Watches To Help Track Family Members

01/02/2013, Families who are caring for children, the elderly or anyone with a mental illness have enough to worry about, one of which is completely losing them and not knowing where they are or where to find them. If your family member doesn’t know how to work...

Garmin Navigon Gets Glympse and Foursquare Integration

12/18/2012, Garmin has issued an update to its Navigon software (iOS and Android) that adds Glympse and Foursquare support. Foursquare is a social game in which you compete with your friends by “checking in” various places. You can earn points, badges and...

TomTom for Android makes its way into the Google Play store

10/04/2012, Good news Android users, if you weren’t fully satisfied with the navigational capabilities of Google Maps and wanted something a bit more “robust”, well you might be happy to learn that TomTom has officially landed in the Google Play store. It will...

GPS brogue shoes guide you to your destination

09/14/2012, Getting GPS navigation on your smartphone or tablet is cool but it can be weary to look on the screen every other minute to find the next turn towards your destination. Imagine how convenient it would be if you could somehow tell your shoes about your...

CoPilot Live gets Apple Maps integration

09/13/2012, The iPhone 5’s announcement yesterday did prove to be rather underwhelming for some, where one of the updates include Apple’s Maps, which is Cupertino’s new proprietary mapping and navigation app that will make sure that iPhone users will not miss...

Apple Patent Talks About Syncing iPhone And Car

09/06/2012, Apple’s patents often allow us a peek into where the company may be headed. The company has now been granted a new patent which shows that it may be trying to find ways to sync an iPhone with a vehicle. What makes this patent even more significant is...