Articles about GPS (page 9)

CoPilot GPS mobile app is free
CoPilot Live has just announced their latest free mobile app known as the CoPilot GPS, and for folks who are attending the ShowStoppers event or Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona itself (which we are covering live), you ought to be able to find someone over at the CoPilot Live booth to deliver a hands-on demonstration of CoPilot GPS, in addition to whipping out a ready answer of course to […]

Google Maps for Android 6.3 is now available
For those of you who rely on Google Maps on your Android-powered smartphone as your primary means of finding your way around, here is some good news – Google has recently released Google Maps for Android 6.3 to the masses, where it will deliver a bunch of bug fixes as well as an improved battery life, which will be most noticeable if you happen to be one of the few […]

TomTom Pro 3100 will reward good drivers with lower insurance premiums
Some of us are cautious drivers, never driving over the speed limit and obeying the law in general. Others might be more defiant and love breaking the speed limit, accelerating at orange lights and in general just being reckless. However insurance companies have no idea how we drive which is why insurance premiums are more or less the same for both safe and reckless drivers. However if you feel that’s […]

Pentax introduces Optio WG-2, WG-2 GPS rugged digital cameras
If you’re in the market for a rugged compact camera, Pentax has taken the wraps off the Optio WG-2 and WG-2 GPS rugged digital cameras that add to the list of rugged compact cameras available in today’s market. These cameras are the successors to the Pentax Optio WG-1 and WG-1 GPS which saw a release around the same time last year. 

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Embedded road coils to juice up moving vehicles and improve GPS
They say that wireless charging is the future, but wireless charging for vehicles is still in its infancy, especially when you consider the small number of electric cars sold to date. Still, we can always wish for a brighter future where electric cars are the transportation of choice, so why not work on a charging system right now as well to embrace the future? Researchers at Stanford are working on […]

Suunto AMBIT GPS watch is for explorers
Looking for a watch to take on your next trip into the wild? Suunto might have what you need. The company today announced the brand new AMBIT GPS watch, a timepiece designed for explorers. It features a GPS navigation system, altimeter, 3D compass, and advanced heart rate monitoring – as well as the ability to tell the time. With the onboard full-featured GPS, users can choose waypoints to navigate with […]

Samsung Wave 3 Bada smartphone will feature TomTom maps
While Samsung’s Bada operating system might not be the smartphone platform of choice for the majority of smartphone owners out there, for those who rely heavily on GPS navigation might be interested in checking out the Samsung Wave 3 Bada-powered smartphone. TomTom, a company that’s synonymous navigational systems has apparently struck up a deal with Samsung. Basically what this deal entails is that the Samsung Wave 3 smartphone will have […]

Magellan eXplorist 110 Handheld GPS
[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 the amount of juice it saps from your handset even after a short while. Cue music, and enter the Magellan eXplorist 110 […]

Garmin Smartphone Link connects Android phone to Garmin Nuvi GPS
[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 that makes their personal navigators useful again. Smartphone Link will let users connect their Android phones to their 2012 Garmin Nuvi over Bluetooth so that they can communicate and share data.

Garmin Approach G6 GPS takes golf to a whole new level
[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 you’re heading to a foreign country to play golf somewhere for the first time, this handy GPS device will ensure that you’ll never be surprised by […]

Garmin Nuvi 3500 series GPS announced
[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, Digital 3D Traffic and compatibility with Smartphone Link.The navigation units will be available in a few models with different features: the 3590LMT which offers subscription-free Digital 3D Traffic (US only) […]

Magellan Switch and Switch-up
[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 for better readability in direct sunlight, it tracks location and distance, records speed/ pace and elevation thanks to a high precision GPS receiver that enables 3-5 meters of accuracy.In case […]

Magellan RoadMate RV9145
[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 compatibility with external devices such as a back-up camera, DVD player, or iPod that can be utilized via the A/V input.On the software side, you will find a convenient Good Sam Trailer Life RV […]

Magellan RoadMate 5190T GPS
[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? Well, it was specially designed with commercial drivers in mind, so those who are part of the local truckers community, or magnates who own a fleet […]