GPS

TomTom’s video makes fun of viral videos

This made me chuckle. TomTom put together a video to promo their latest competition, (although you wouldn’t know it from watching most of the video), and it makes light fun of many other recent viral videos. Think flash mobs dancing, the Old Spice guy, ‘will it blend?’ and more. Take a look: Disclaimer: This is […]

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Gadgets we got from the Military

GPS Waypoint

There are many gadgets that we’ve ‘inherited’ courtesy of the military that we take for granted yet enrich our daily lives. The US Department of Defense (DoD) has a sizable portion of its financial budget that is partially secret that goes towards R&D on cutting-edge and next-generation technology. Over the past 80 years or so, […]

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How To Choose A GPS Navigation System

A maze solved

Here is a back-to-basics article for those just jumping into the GPS market. A Global Positioning System (GPS) is really a godsend if you travel a lot or simply have trouble remembering your way around locally. A GPS can do many things: it can find you a route, show you a map, help you find […]

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TomTom rolls out Star Wars voices for its GPS units

Got a TomTom GPS? Well, it’s time to get rid of that boring voice telling you that you took a wrong turn, and indulge your Star Wars obsession with customized voices. Right now you can get Darth Vader and C-3PO/R2-D2. Yoda and Han Solo are coming soon. Actually, they really sound pretty good (the TomTom […]

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GPS Angel V4 warns you when approaching dicey intersections

The GPS Angel V4 is a red light camera and speed camera warning system that you place on your car’s dashboard. It uses GPS to figure out where your car is and maps that against the built-in database of over 6000 known red light camera and speed camera locations, and warns you when you’re approaching […]

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CES 2010: Dual Electronics Announces GPS Cradle for iPod Touch/iPhone

Dual Electronics has a new product (out later this month) that turns your iPod Touch or iPhone into a portable navigation device, the GPS Navigation & Battery Cradle. This is interesting, but the price point ($179) seems a bit high considering that not only are there numerous smartphones with GPS and nav (Android is notable), […]

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12 Gizmos for Christmas: #11 GPS

GPS units represent our 11th pick in the countdown. Our predictions for the best selling units will be the basic and least expensive model such as the Garmin nĂ¼vi 260W. While most will not splurge, some of us simply “need” some advanced features! For example, the Magellan RoadMate 1470 includes advanced features such as multi-destination […]

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Our Picks for Black Friday Sales

There are literally thousands of items going on sale starting at various times this week, but we just wanted to point out some of the better ones in the gadgets and electronics arena. Best Buy Palm Pre $79.99 (with 2-yr contract). Regularly $149.99. You save $70.

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IDC Ecco Intelligent Digital Compass Personal Pocket GPS Locator

Want a GPS but want something even smaller? Then take a look at Ecco’s portable GPS fob that fits on your keychain. The Ecco can store 3 locations and find locations in seconds by pulling in info from 32 satellites within 60 secs. It uses rechargeable batteries and shows direction arrows and distance. Never get […]

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i-gotU GPS travel & sports logger

The i-gotU GPS logger tracks your trip via GPS and records up to 65,000 waypoints in its 16MB memory. With its very small size, you can slip this into your pocket and head off on a hike, bike ride or road trip. Take pictures along the way and when you get back, plug both camera […]

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