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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

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...

RoadMate 9250T-LMB GPS Announced By Magellan

09/04/2012, Megallan has announced a new 7-inch personal navigation device (PND) today, called “RoadMate 9250T-LMB.” It comes equipped with a number of new features which, Megallan promises, will significantly improve on-road safety. For instance, RoadMate packs...

TomTom for Android to be announced at IFA

08/29/2012, Good news Android users, if you’re looking for an alternative sat nav app for your mobile device, it looks like TomTom might have something in store for you. The company has recently announced that its sat nav apps will be making their way onto Android...

Garmin dezl 760LMT GPS for trucks

08/22/2012, Garmin has just announced a new GPS that is aimed at professional truck drivers. This is a small but active market, and to make the Garmin dezl (pronounced “diesel”) 760LMT GPS appealing to that particular crowd, Garmin has customized the...

Telenav Scout gets offline navigation

08/14/2012, Telenav has just announced that it has added offline navigation to its Scout personal navigation application on iOS. Before going on the road, users can download regional maps that contains huge areas of the country so that they won’t have to worry...

Wifarer app provides real-time indoor navigation

08/01/2012, If you’re paying a visit to the Royal BC Museum in Victoria, BC, Canada, be sure to load up your Android phone with Wifarer’s recently launched app. Available for free on the Google Play Store (iOS version coming soon), the app is designed to enhance...

Magellan eXplorist TOPO! Special Editions for hikers announced

07/30/2012, Any readers out there who are into hiking as well? If you are, and you’re looking for a GPS receiver to take on your future trips, you might want to check out Magellan’s new eXplorist TOPO! Special Edition receivers. These GPS devices combine...

TomTom to launch on Android devices “fairly soon”

06/06/2012, In case Google Maps was not enough for you as far as navigational systems are concerned, you might be somewhat jealous of iOS users who have access to GPS apps such as TomTom. Well if you’re an Android user and the color green is not the only one on the...