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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

Seiko Astron GPS watch

03/07/2012, Most of us own watches just to tell the time, apart from it being a fashion accessory, but here is the Seiko Astron GPS watch that will obtain time information regardless of where you are on earth at the moment. Capable of supporting 39 time zones...

Le Chal shoes helps visually impaired navigate

03/05/2012, The blind and visually impaired do have one huge disadvantage – they are unable to see just where they are going without help from a walking cane, but thanks to the advent of modern technology as well as the hard work of Anirudh Sharma, a student of...

iPhone app locates stores with hottest hunks

03/01/2012, Here is one for the Forever Alone ladies – this iPhone app is said to make use of your iPhone’s built-in GPS chip in order to zoom in on stores that have the sexiest, drool-worthy guys around. Rolled out by Datacraft earlier last month, it is...

CoPilot GPS mobile app is free

02/26/2012, CoPilot Live has just announced their latest free mobile app known as the CoPilot GPS, and for folks who are attending the ShowStoppers event or Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona itself (which we are covering live), you ought to be able to find...

Google Maps for Android 6.3 is now available

02/16/2012, For those of you who rely on Google Maps on your Android-powered smartphone as your primary means of finding your way around, here is some good news – Google has recently released Google Maps for Android 6.3 to the masses, where it will deliver a...

Pentax introduces Optio WG-2, WG-2 GPS rugged digital cameras

02/09/2012, If you’re in the market for a rugged compact camera, Pentax has taken the wraps off the Optio WG-2 and WG-2 GPS rugged digital cameras that add to the list of rugged compact cameras available in today’s market. These cameras are the successors to the...

Embedded road coils to juice up moving vehicles and improve GPS

02/01/2012, They say that wireless charging is the future, but wireless charging for vehicles is still in its infancy, especially when you consider the small number of electric cars sold to date. Still, we can always wish for a brighter future where electric cars are...

Suunto AMBIT GPS watch is for explorers

01/30/2012, Looking for a watch to take on your next trip into the wild? Suunto might have what you need. The company today announced the brand new AMBIT GPS watch, a timepiece designed for explorers. It features a GPS navigation system, altimeter, 3D compass, and...

Samsung Wave 3 Bada smartphone will feature TomTom maps

01/26/2012, While Samsung’s Bada operating system might not be the smartphone platform of choice for the majority of smartphone owners out there, for those who rely heavily on GPS navigation might be interested in checking out the Samsung Wave 3 Bada-powered...

Magellan eXplorist 110 Handheld GPS

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Do you tend to get lost a whole lot of time? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you would definitely want to make do with a GPS navigation system – a dedicated one is always better than having to rely on your phone, considering...

Garmin Smartphone Link connects Android phone to Garmin Nuvi GPS

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Since GPS capabilities on smartphones have basically rendered dedicated GPS personal navigators redundant, it looks like Garmin plans to not let that happen. The company has announced the launch of Smartphone Link, an app for Android phones...

Garmin Approach G6 GPS takes golf to a whole new level

01/09/2012, [CES 2012] If you’re a golfer and you’re serious about your game, Garmin has got the device just for you. Called the Approach G6, this unique GPS unit will give you an overview of over 25,000 different golf courses all over the world. If...