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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 tweak for the HTC One S now available

05/22/2012, Do you own the HTC One S? If so, do you find that getting a GPS lock on the device seems a bit slow? While a slow GPS lock on the One S isn’t exactly a complaint made by many HTC One S owners, it doesn’t mean that it can’t be improved, right? If...

Magellan RoadMate portable automobile navigation range announced

05/07/2012, Magellan has just announced its new RoadMate portable automobile navigation family that was specially designed to elevate motorists’ daily driving experience with greater safety, convenience and time savings. I have always wondered just where the zenith...

Asus Transformer Prime GPS dongles are here

04/25/2012,   A little over a week ago, we wrote about the GPS dongle that was meant to improve the Transformer Prime’s GPS reception. As you know, Asus received a lot of complaints about the slate’s all-metal design, which is believed to be the...

Safe@Sea project aims to reduce fisherman casualties

04/18/2012, Being a fisherman does not mean you hang out by the river bank, waiting for the fish to nibble on your rod – no sir, commercial scale fisherman do risk their life and limb every single time they head out to Poseidon’s territory. Safe@Sea is a...

DIY Red Light Camera Alerter could help reduce your traffic tickets

04/16/2012, If you’re the type of person that frequently gets caught on camera trying to beat the red light, this is a DIY project that you might be interested in undertaking. While it does not actually help you beat the red light cameras, it will instead attempt...

Asus External GPS Extension Kit for Transformer Prime announced

04/16/2012, As expected, Asus has officially announced the availability of their External GPS Extension Kit for the Eee Pad Transformer Prime in an effort to boost signal reception on that particular device. Here is an excerpt of what Asus had to say in their...

TomTom iOS app gets social networking functions

04/11/2012, Mention TomTom and you will most probably think of GPS navigation devices as well as software. Well, TomTom has just updated their iOS app to include social networking functions, making sure that your family and friends know exactly where you are all the...

Google Maps Floor Plan Marker app released

04/06/2012, Google has just rolled out their Google Maps Floor Plan Marker app, where it will allow folks who have uploaded floor plans of their business to further improve on the indoor location accuracy so that their visitors’ experience will be enhanced as...

New York City receives a map app of its own

04/06/2012, Visiting New York City for the first time? If you are, New York City has recently partnered up with CityMaps to release an iOS map app that will help residents and tourists navigate the city with ease. Appropriately dubbed NYC Map, the app will provide...