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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

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...

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...