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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 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...

Nokia Maps 3D updated with navigation and sharing features

12/07/2011, Some time earlier this year, Nokia unveiled their Nokia Maps 3D which in a way is sort of like Google Earth and lets you view various locations around the world in detailed format. The good news is that if you particularly enjoyed Nokia Maps 3D, the...

Nokia working on 3D indoor mapping

11/30/2011, So Google Maps recently received an update that brought it up to version 6.0. With this update came with the ability for Google Maps to work indoors by bringing indoor maps to the user, allowing them to navigate within a shopping mall. Not to be outdone,...

Nokia Drive app update in the works for offline support

11/21/2011, One of the exclusive features that Nokia Window Phone devices have over other competing Windows Phone devices is its Nokia Drive app. The app is Nokia’s 3D satellite navigation system that allows for the user to download maps and store it for future...

Nokia Drive XAP leaked for unlocked non-Nokia devices

11/21/2011, If there was ever a good reason to get a Nokia Windows Phone, as opposed to HTC or Samsung, it would be because Nokia Windows Phone devices will come with Nokia Drive preinstalled. This was supposed to be an exclusive feature for Nokia’s handsets to...

TomTom in-dash navigation system for Mazda debuts at LA Auto Show

11/15/2011, Who uses a dedicated GPS navigation these days, with the proliferation of smartphones and powerful navigation software which are able to do the job equally well, if not better? I guess having a built-in GPS system in your vehicle is good in one way as it...

Nokia Maps update bumps version to 3.08

11/14/2011, Folks have been saying that there is a new update for Nokia Maps for over a week now, although there were also fair share of complaints that this new update actually caused havoc with their Maps app. I guess the latest update which bumps up your Nokia...