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 attempt to “hide” it in Motorola’s Chinese offices. Lemko is also claiming that one such Motorola phone on Sprint’s network was tested with the stolen code.
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 when compared to version 1.0. For instance, the user interface and the overall look and feel has been improved, and given that Navigon already had one of the best design, […]
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 saves you the hassle of making sure your phone has enough juice in the first place to help you arrive at your destination in […]
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 Maps to version 3.08 is a fully working version now, so you need not worry about getting lost in unfamiliar territory as you […]
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 combined with the phone casing and the app will allow you to keep track of things that are important to you.
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 Sesame Street characters, Bert & Ernie. Yes, this dynamic duo who are hardly separated from one another in the educational TV show is back and […]
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 connected driving experience by making it easy to send information from phones directly to their cars as well making that information easily available and hands-free, to users who […]
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 patient with Alzheimer’s.
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 phone’s display with a 7” touch screen.
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 Japan and China.
10/24/2011, Could this bit of news be a redeeming feature for the ailing handset manufacturer from Finland? You decide – we are talking about Nokia Maps which traditionally was available only on Nokia devices, but has since expanded to see action on iOS and Android platforms. Well, that makes perfect sense since both iOS and Android-powered devices have long since surpassed Nokia’s market share where smartphones are concerned. With the latest […]
10/21/2011, When the Samsung Galaxy Nexus was revealed earlier this week, it had one interesting feature that was mentioned but not discussed: its onboard barometer. Now you might be wondering; what could a phone possibly do with information about the air pressure? To provide you with more accurate weather info? Well, it turns out the answer is simpler than we thought. As you all know, the barometer is used to determine […]
10/21/2011, Google went about quietly updating their Google Maps on Android, where the Internet search giant decided to throw in NFC support – signalling the possibility of future apps arriving with such support as well in order to take advantage of the situation. The official change would be storage related, where Maps is said to be far more efficient than ever before with regards to its method of storing downloaded map […]
10/13/2011, Heard of LiveViewGPS before? They are actually a leading GPS tracker system company with a couple of new portable GPS tracking devices that are perfect for covert tracking, where they are known as the LiveViewGPS PT-8100N and the PT-8500 CDMA GPS Tracker. Measuring a mere 2.75″ x 1.6″, the micro-sized LiveViewGPS PT-8100N will be useful for stealthy operations, where it can protect valuable merchandise and equipment in addition to humans […]