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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

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...

Pyle GPS Sports Watch

03/12/2012, Are you a fitness buff? The Pyle GPS Sports Watch (also known as the PSWGP405 if you have a penchant for model numbers) is one timepiece that you might want to take into consideration for your next accessory purchase. It is equipped with a 2.4 GHz...

Pentax Marc Newson K-01, WG-2 and WG-2 GPS now shipping

03/12/2012, Readers out frequent our site may have come across the Pentax Marc Newson-designed K-01 interchangeable lens camera, or the rugged Pentax Optio WG-2 and WG-2 GPS digital cameras. Well the good news for those who have been looking forward to getting their...

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...