Something fun and useful for you geocachers or those of you wanting to introduce the family to geocaching over the holidays… via Geocaching.com. From the resource… “What is Geocaching?” and seen the Beginner’s Guide to Finding a Geocache, it’s time to make the transition into pro-level geocaching. This video has tips to take your geocaching […]
skobbler has launched a new version of GPS Navigation optimized for iOS 7. The app now includes a travel guide, hyperlocal search, and mapping technology provided by skobbler’s NGx map engine.
Buried deep in the Brightest Flashlight Free app’s EULA is language that let’s the maker collect and resell user location data. An FTC complaint leads to better user notification and deletion of all exiting data.
Existing GPS technologies have been enhanced by scientists at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego to develop new systems for California and elsewhere to provide warning of hazards such as earthquakes, tsunamis and extreme weather events.
A timing expert from the National Institute of Standards is concerned that the ease with which GPS signals can be jammed could spell trouble for wireless networks, as well as many other commercial endeavors, in the coming years.
GPS will tell you how to get to the nearest Apple store. With iBeacon, Apple aims to guide you around once you’re inside, whether it’s to pick up an order, upgrade to a new iPhone or shop for a pair of headphones.
The Latest bombshell from NSA leaker Edward Snowden should worry anyone who uses a cellphone, but it specifically concerns cellphone users outside of the United States and US citizens travelling abroad. Snowden released documents that show that the NSA is tracking cellphone locations the world over. The agency is also tracking domestic phones which means […]
We can use GPS in our phones to track them if they’re ever lost or stolen, why not do the same with your car? You could go out and buy LoJack or OnStar, but this DIY solution uses an Arduino Uno, a GPS module, and a GSM shield to send you text messages and updates […]
Nova Scotia is considering GPS monitoring for forensic psychiatric patients, the health and wellness minister said Wednesday. Leo Glavine said it is still early days, but the government is looking at using the satellite-based tracking system that would include bracelets for patients.
We’ve seen GPS integrated into garments before, but this type of technology has never really caught on, undoubtedly because most folks already have car navigation systems, smartphones and standalone GPS units that do a better job.