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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

Nokia Drive could end up being a paid app for non-Nokia devices

11/23/2011, It seems that according to a tweet (which was then retweeted by Nokia India), Nokia Drive might not be so exclusive after all. The tweet seemed to suggest that Nokia Lumia phones will be getting the app for free, while non-Nokia Windows Phone devices...

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...

Motorola accused of allegedly stealing geolocation code from Lemko

11/18/2011, It seems like Motorola is in a spot of trouble as Lemko has accused the company for stealing their source code knowingly. Lemko is accusing Motorola of hiring one of their engineers who created geolocation codes for cellphones, only to steal the code and...

Navigon 2.0 Lands in the app store

11/17/2011, Navigon 2.0, the navigation software for iOS devices, has been approved by Apple and is not available on the App Store. Navigon had been launched and demonstrated back in September 2011 at IFA (Berlin, Germany) and it features substantial improvements...

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...

BiKN iPhone case turns it into a homing beacon

11/11/2011, Treehouse Labs have recently announced the BiKN (pronounced as “beacon”) for the iPhone. Basically what it comprises of is a casing for your iPhone, the myBiKN app and a set of clip-on tags which can be attached to just about anything. The tags...

Bert & Ernie to voice directions on your TomTom

11/10/2011, Are you one of the rare few who own a dedicated GPS navigation device? Well, if you are, then surely you would have heard of the name TomTom. It seems that this company intends to perk up their offerings by delivering navigation instructions voiced by...

TeleNav Auto 2.0 introduces a new level of in-vehicle connectivity

11/08/2011, TeleNav has just announced a new version of its automotive navigation platform – TeleNav Auto 2.0, which provides a whole new level of in-vehicle connectivity and tight integration to the phone, cloud and car. TeleNav Auto 2.0 is aimed at providing a...

GPS Shoe helps track patients with Alzheimer’s

10/26/2011, If you know someone with Alzheimer’s and you’re constantly worried about their whereabouts and welfare, Aetrex Worldwide and GTX Corp have developed the GPS Shoe, which as the name implies, will allow caregivers or family members to keep track of a...

Toyota Touch Life system pairs with your smartphone

10/26/2011, Ford cars have been known to boast its Ford Sync technology that pairs smartphones with its vehicles, and now it looks like Toyota will be adding a similar feature to their cars in the future with the Touch Life infotainment system, that will mirror the...

Pioneer releases PotterNavi GPS system for bicycles

10/25/2011, Cyclists in Japan will be pleased to hear that Pioneer will be launching the PotterNavi, which is a GPS gadget designed for cyclists in mind, and for those who use bicycles as their main mode of transportation, which is not uncommon in countries like...