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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

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...

Garmin Nuvi 3500 series GPS announced

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,...

Magellan Switch and Switch-up

01/06/2012, [CES 2012] Magellan Switch is a GPS watch for runners and multisport practitioners, and an optional Multisport Mounting Kit accessory allows mounting on a bike. The device features a 1.26” high resolution display with a black background and gray letters...

Magellan RoadMate RV9145

01/06/2012, [CES 2012] The Magellan RoadMate RV9145 is an entry-level GPS dedicated to RVs. The GPS boasts an extra-wide high-resolution 7” transmissive display, designed for low light conditions, either 2D or 3D viewing; automatic re-routing, OneTouch and...

Magellan RoadMate 5190T GPS

01/05/2012, [CES 2012] Magellan is known for their GPS devices, and one of their latest offerings would be the RoadMate 5190T. Just what makes the RoadMate 5190T different, or at least, improved from the rest so that you can ditch your current dedicated GPS unit?...

Asus Transformer Prime gets GPS fix in firmware update

01/03/2012, There is a new firmware update rolled out for the Asus Transformer Prime that is said to mend any issues that one has with the GPS lock-on function. Bear in mind that this over-the-air (OTA) patch is different from the firmware update that was rolled out...

Qualcomm supports dual GPS+GLONASS positioning

12/15/2011, Qualcomm has just announced the support of GLONASS, a global positioning system developed and operated by the Russian government. GLONASS is a network of 24 satellites that basically perform the same job than the American GPS system. However, Qualcomm can...