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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

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...

Next-gen GPS satellite undergoes testing

12/13/2011, The GPS satellite system that we have all come to rely on in helping us arrive at our destination might soon be on the receiving end of a $5.5 billion upgrade, where a prototype of the next-generation satellite will be launched at a Lockheed Martin...

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,...

Route 66 on the Android Market

11/25/2011, Do you use your Android-powered smartphone as a GPS navigation device? Well, I do admit that I use mine sparingly, unless I really, really have issues finding the place, as the battery life does take quite a beating whenever it indulges in something as...