Category Archives: GPS

GPS Shoes now available for Alzheimer’s Patients

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Google Maps to get more offline capabilities?

Google Maps, the stupidly good and free mapping service from the big search engine in the cloud, could well be getting a significant upgrade: offline maps access. At the moment Google Maps does offer a cached version of its maps … Continue reading

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Check-ins and rating places get easier with Google Maps 5.5 for Android

Google Maps 5.5 for Android . This release adds ‘check in’ and ‘rate and review’ buttons to Place pages, the option to edit your home/work address for Latitude, and redesigned transit station pages.

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5 Uses For Google Latitude You Might Not Have Considered

Google Latitude is a location-tracking app from the king of search engines that keeps track of your whereabouts, with the option of sharing with certain people. Whilst there are obvious considerations to make before sharing your exact whereabouts with friends, … Continue reading

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Play Hide-and-Seek With Garmin’s Chirp, a Geocaching Beacon With a Year’s Battery [GPS]

    Garmin's $23 pet rock "Chirp" can last up to a year in the wilderness as it records the number of people who stumble across its coordinates. It's for the more adventurous types, who love nothing more than geo-based … Continue reading

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