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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

Nokia Map Suite 2.0 is no longer in beta

04/04/2012, For folks who use your Nokia phones to help you find your way around unfamiliar territory, here is a little bit of good news to kick start the middle of your week with, Nokia Map Suite 2.0 is no longer in beta, and you are able to download it in the...

London Underground gets real-time service alerts in Google Maps

04/03/2012, The London Olympics which will be held later this summer will be the sports centerpiece for the year, barring the Euro 2012 for football (soccer) fans, of course. Having said that, I guess it is timely that Google has updated their Google Maps software to...

Garmin Approach S3 Touchscreen GPS Golf Watch

04/03/2012, Garmin does not only roll out navigation devices for those who have a poor sense of direction, but they also have an interest in the realm of sports. Their latest device to be introduced is the Garmin Approach S3 Touchscreen GPS Golf Watch, where it aims...

HTC enables offline navigation for their Windows Phone devices

03/30/2012, One of the perks of owning a Nokia Lumia handset is that it comes with several exclusive features. One of them includes the ability to download maps offline and use it for navigation in places that do not offer WiFi or have poor cell coverage (much like...

Nokia Maps, Drive and Transport updated for Lumia

03/20/2012, Lumia owners, rejoice – Nokia has announced a bunch of new updates for its Nokia Transport, Nokia Maps and Nokia Drive apps. The Windows Phone apps that help you get around wherever you are have got some new features to make life easier. First up Nokia...

Watchie GPS watch helps caretakers for Alzheimer patients

03/20/2012, Caring for patients or family members with Alzheimer’s or dementia can be a hard task, especially since it would be impossible for you to keep an eye on them every second of everyday, which is why Swiss company, u-blox, has created Watchie, a GPS-based...

Garmin StreetPilot sees price drop and new features

03/15/2012, Most smartphones these days come with a built-in GPS chipset that will help you get up and around even in unfamiliar territory, never mind the fact that the smartphone’s battery life will be drained in no time at all. Well, to see a full featured,...

Mercedes-Benz Tweet Fleet helps you zoom in on empty parking spaces

03/13/2012, Looking for an empty parking lot whenever you hit the city center during peak hours can be a nightmare, and in some cities, the sky high parking rates are definitely not a deterrent at all, as lack of space might be the number one issue at hand. Well, I...

DARPA wants disposable satellite swarm for troops

03/13/2012, The US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has issued a clarion call for experts to put their brains together in developing a new swarm of satellites which would enable soldiers who are posted overseas to be able to access near-live...

Nokia Maps now available on iOS and Android

03/13/2012, Nokia Maps, a free map navigation service used to be available only for Nokia devices. Well, starting today, you’ll be able to access it from your iPhone or Android device. While it won’t be available as a native map ala Google Maps, all you...