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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 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...

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...

Nokia Maps for iOS and Android does the offline jig

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...