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 someone over at the CoPilot Live booth to deliver a hands-on demonstration of CoPilot GPS, in addition to whipping out a ready answer of course to […]
02/23/2012, If you’re an open water swimmer and you’re looking for some way to track your swimming route, your smartphone isn’t going to suffice – unless of course it’s waterproof and you’re willing to swim with it strapped to your body just to make sure you don’t lose it. Well, FINIS has got the gadget just for you: the Hydro Tracker GPS. This handy little gadget attaches to the back of […]
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 bunch of bug fixes as well as an improved battery life, which will be most noticeable if you happen to be one of the few […]
02/10/2012, Some of us are cautious drivers, never driving over the speed limit and obeying the law in general. Others might be more defiant and love breaking the speed limit, accelerating at orange lights and in general just being reckless. However insurance companies have no idea how we drive which is why insurance premiums are more or less the same for both safe and reckless drivers. However if you feel that’s […]
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 Pentax Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS which saw a release around the same time last year.
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 the transportation of choice, so why not work on a charging system right now as well to embrace the future? Researchers at Stanford are working on […]
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 advanced heart rate monitoring – as well as the ability to tell the time. With the onboard full-featured GPS, users can choose waypoints to navigate with […]
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 smartphone. TomTom, a company that’s synonymous navigational systems has apparently struck up a deal with Samsung. Basically what this deal entails is that the Samsung Wave 3 smartphone will have […]
01/17/2012, An avid golfer, are you? Assuming you have already gotten yourself all the gear that you have always wanted, ranging from the latest clubs to the most fashionable gloves and are wondering just where to blow this month’s golfing equipment budget on, perhaps you might be interested in checking out the Garmin Approach G6 GPS golf device? This particular GPS gadget will hit the markets sometime in February, retailing for […]
01/10/2012, [CES 2012] Who would have thought that Google Maps has evolved to where it is today, as it allows you to find all the gadgets and booths that you are interested in. After all, with tens of thousands of square feet to comb through, you might get lost easily. Those with Android-powered devices are able to take advantage of Google Maps to navigate through the labyrinth that we call the […]
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 the amount of juice it saps from your handset even after a short while. Cue music, and enter the Magellan eXplorist 110 […]
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 that makes their personal navigators useful again. Smartphone Link will let users connect their Android phones to their 2012 Garmin Nuvi over Bluetooth so that they can communicate and share data.
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 you’re heading to a foreign country to play golf somewhere for the first time, this handy GPS device will ensure that you’ll never be surprised by […]
01/09/2012, [CES 2012] Today Garmin announced its newest flagship personal navigation devices – the Nuvi 3500 series. Featuring an ultra-thin form factor and a large 5″ display, the Nuvi 3500 series will have premium features such as the Guidance 3.0 engine, Digital 3D Traffic and compatibility with Smartphone Link. The navigation units will be available in a few models with different features: the 3590LMT which offers subscription-free Digital 3D Traffic (US […]