GPS

DeLorme’s Topo USA 8.0 – GPS mapping application

Version 8.0 of DeLorme’s Topo USA brings new features such as streamlined map-to-GPS transfers, paperless geocaching, new road detail for Canada and Mexico, and improved in-vehicle GPS navigation with laptop PCs. If you’re not aware of what Topo USA gives you, it’s a software application for PCs that can be used by itself or with […]

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Garmin Oregon 550/550t – GPS With Camera

We’ve had cameras with built in GPS so now it’s time for a GPS with a built in camera! Garmin have taken their award-winning Oregon GPS system and stuck a 3.2 megapixel camera in it with 4x optical zoom – enough to rival a lot of phones on the market today – perfect for those […]

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Super Universal Car Mount

The Super Universal Car Mount is a neat idea for those of you who like to have pretty much all your gadgets rigged up in the car – mobile phone, Sat Nav and your MP3 player. The candle-style arrangement allows you to hold up to three of your favorite gadgets and comes with leads to […]

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DeLorme Earthmate PN-30 – handheld GPS

So for those of you that are into GPS units, take a look at the DeLorme’s Earthmate PN-30. Very recently DeLorme released their PN-40 with a recommended list price of $400 – the PN-30 trumps this with a price of $300 whilst retaining the majority of the features. It is easily recognizable as an Earthmate […]

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Skyhook Wireless – A Credible Alternative to GPS?

Perhaps a little known fact is that iPhone doesn’t always get its positioning from GPS, but sometimes from WiFi and cellular towers, using Skyhook Wireless’ system. Skyhook provides an alternative form of positioning that is more reliable in areas where there may be excessive sky coverage, such as trees or tall buildings – it is […]

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Products Using GPS To Tag Digital Photos

GPS is becoming more and more popular in high(ish)-end phones so that SatNav can be used on the move and for a good laugh on Google Earth. But a growing use of GPS is seriously cool (and useful!) – digital cameras with GPS capabilities which allow you to tag your photos onto a map, so […]

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ReQall – Give Yourself A Brain Extension

ReQall is a very nice piece of to-do software; it allows you to make a to-do with reminders via a wide range of media. When setting yourself a to-do note, you can call their toll free number and dictate the note (using voice recognition software), text the note, instant message (IM) the note, send via […]

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Fun and interesting uses of Google Latitude

The bloggers of Google’s mobile division has put together a quick entry on some interesting uses of Google Latitude (that they probably didn’t envision). Perhaps the best one is of a poor guy tracking down his phone after he forget it in a cab. Phone made it to Boston less than half a day later. […]

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#CES09: Powermat says wireless charging mats are close

Powermat has a wireless charging solution that uses, you guessed it, a mat that you just place your gadgets on, and voila!, they’re charged up. It uses magnetic induction just like many of the other (promised) solutions. They have a wide range of products ranging from the small, folding to the large desktop variety. Apart […]

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Newegg’s Post-Christmas Sale

Like most other vendors that haven’t done as well as they liked for the Christmas period, Newegg has lots of post-Christmas sales to get those #s up. Some of these deals easily probably beat the ones prior to Xmas. So take a look if you’re considering some piece of equipment to complete your dream system.

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