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A Montana cowboy was overseeing his herd in a remote mountainous pasture when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced out of a dust cloud towards him ... not?' The yuppie parks his car, whips out his Dell notebook computer, Connects it to his Cingular RAZR V3 cell phone , and surfs to a NASA Page on the Internet, where he calls up a GPS [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 14:27:00

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Taxed by mileage?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood says he wants to consider taxing motorists based on how many miles they drive rather than how ... s transportation system moving, LaHood said in an interview with The Associated Press. “We should look ... . A tentative plan in Massachusetts to use GPS chips in vehicles to charge motorists [more...]

Date: 2009-02-23 19:22:39


HTC Touch Pro2 Large Keyboard Screen Phone

Recently mentioned to someone that I would be keeping my TyTN II for a little longer, even after his contract ends in a few weeks ... navigation or TomTom to use the camera and GPS as well as geo-tagging of photos. An accelerometer ... . A change to most mobile phones with built-in speaker is that it has a technology that Straight Talk [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 00:29:00


Paging Mr Orwell

Oh for chrissake this is getting way out of hand. To do this would reguire "every vehicle to be equipped with global satellite positioning technology, ... transportation system moving, LaHood said in an interview with The Associated Press. "We should look ... plan in Massachusetts to use GPS chips in vehicles to charge motorists by the mile has drawn [more...]

Date: 2009-02-20 14:36:00


Tequila for Sheila

I lost a loved one today. People close to me know all about Sheila. My friends, family, and peers have met her on many occasions ... was my GPS unit, a Garmin c330. Way back in 2005, I was one of the first authors to use a GPS ... ." Personally, with all the free publicity I've given Garmin , I think they should buy me a new [more...]

Date: 2009-02-18 16:34:00


Pakistan wants more Mumbai info, India says action first, talks later (Roundup)

New Delhi/Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) India Tuesday said it will respond to Pakistan’s queries seeking more details, including audio recordings of conversations between the Mumbai terrorists and their handlers, but asked Islamabad to “do more” to dismantle terror infrastructure on its soil if it wants to resume the peace process [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 07:43:25


Easy Monitoring Devices

As a business owner, we have to know exactly what happen to our company’s assets. We have to be able to watch it and get information on its location ... satellites that orbiting around the earth. These satellites will capture the movement of the GPS tracking ... get into the address. If a GPS tracking device is what you need for your company [more...]

Date: 2009-02-21 08:23:18


Library: A Round-up of Reading

Articles Thomas W. Gillespie and John A. Agnew, Finding Osama bin Laden: An Application of Biogeographic Theories and Satellite Imagery , MIT International Review James Clay Moltz, Space Jam , New York Times Matt Ball, Map World ... , Do we need a new National Space Council? , The Space Review Brian Weeden, Billiards in space , The Space [more...]

Date: 2009-02-23 16:53:16


About Technology - Route finder

About Technology - The display is clear but accuracy can be a problem A satellite navigation system made specifically to assist ... . The unit is small and slim - much like other in-car GPS systems. But unlike other satnavs ... and more spontaneous.” The BB Nav grades car parks according to their level of accessibility and also [more...]

Date: 2009-02-23 15:00:30


ZNF ‘Round The Web

Leaving comments across the blogosphere… Technology Predictions for 2009 TeleNav is already an excellent application on many handset platforms and ... will either introduce a new iPhone GPS, or more likely, will offer true GPS turn-by-turn software ... carriers. For a more “dedicated” experience, I have a feeling the continually delayed Garmin [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 14:18:58


We’re On a Road to Nowhere

In an effort to be singularly bilateral and neither sovereign or multilateral, ... about possible interference with the established US GPS system. ... Meanwhile, also ... exploit the technology for military purposes. The odds are out there that if they have a data protocol [more...]

Date: 2009-02-21 20:17:00


GPS Tracking Unit Device

If you want to learn more about some technology that could be very useful, this article provides you with one device, the gps tracking unit device, ... and are thinking of buying it, LandAirSea GPS tracking systems are very easy to use, is quick to install ... something or someone to detect. There are a lot of uses for GPS tracking system; these are [more...]

Date: 2009-01-20 17:35:32


The joke's on us

It's a while back since we had a look at the European vanity project, aka Galileo, but like everything the euroweenies do, ... US GPS system. This was more or less resolved in 2004 and eventually, by June 2007 a deal was cemented whereby the two systems would be compatible and could therefore share the sky in some sort [more...]

Date: 2009-02-17 00:05:00


HTC S740: A Sign of Things to Come

HTC announced at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Show that they will be introducing the S743 to U.S. Market later this year ... is a fantastic operating system for those who want the power of Windows Mobile but don't necessarily ... . The S743 is a Windows Mobile Standard device with a slide-out keyboard and who's non-U.S. cousin [more...]

Date: 2009-01-31 21:27:30


Newspapers: Back to the Future

This is not a parody . This is a real TV news report from 1981, and, and I was there, in a sense, and maybe you were too. In college, I used to try to write fiction on a Mainframe in a program called "Doctor." Then the old " Trash 80 " came out, but I skipped over that as my father (generous man!) [more...]

Date: 2009-02-21 14:43:00


App Review: Google My Tracks

Title: My Tracks Developer: Google Available: Now, Android Market Cost: FREE When I first saw My Tracks in the Android Market , ... a program on my phone that records my GPS tracks?  I already have a TomTom in my car.  What is my phone ... as your phone acquires a GPS fix.  In my short time with the program, this normally takes 0-3 minutes [more...]

Date: 2009-02-16 03:45:22


On Star Meets Big Brother

Now the federal government want's to tax you by the mile. WASHINGTON (AP) ... in some states where it has been proposed. The system would require all cars and trucks be equipped with global satellite positioning technology, a transponder, a clock and other equipment to record how [more...]

Date: 2009-02-22 00:07:00


Redoubt’s every move tracked from above and below

OBSERVATORY: Seismograph and satellite advances give scientists a clearer picture of volcanic activity. By GEORGE BRYSON gbryson@adn.com (02/22/09 22:19:46) Before Mount Redoubt erupted 20 years ago, satellites circling the globe ... informed today, and better equipped to track its progress. For one thing, there are satellites [more...]

Date: 2009-02-23 18:27:31


Symposium Planned To Discuss Implementation of Nationwide Mileage-Based Taxing System

Harold Gray JustGetThere February 17, 2009 Public officials from several states are gathering in Austin, ... of a tax by the mile GPS system, being monitored and maintained by state or federal governments ... that will be used is a RFID embedded sticker and GPS satellite boxes installed in all vehicles and gas [more...]

Date: 2009-02-18 02:13:35


Review: Google Maps with Latitude

Google's watching you. Or at least that is what some of the headlines read when Google launched its latest version of Google Maps ... triangulation, GPS or your home IP to approximate your location so friends can find where you're hiding ... The technology of the Latitude feature uses WiFi, GPS or a cellular radio signal to determine your phone's [more...]

Date: 2009-02-11 13:03:00


SPB Weather 2.0

SPB Software is probably best know for it's Mobile Shell application but they also offer a wide range of Windows Mobile applications ... of all that, you have custom city support that adds your city based on GPS location. You simply go to the add city screen and choose the GPS tab. Your on-board GPS will enter the Latitude/Longitude [more...]

Date: 2009-01-22 14:33:50


A General GPS Review Article

According to some articles, GPS is the one satellite navigation technology that is fully functional. It utilizes a collection above twenty-four satellites to send radio signals to electronic global positioning system receivers. In such a way, it enables satellites to determine the exact location [more...]

Date: 2009-02-23 16:47:37


A General GPS Review Article

According to some articles, GPS is the one satellite navigation technology that is fully functional. It utilizes a collection above twenty-four satellites to send radio signals to electronic global positioning system receivers. In such a way, it enables satellites to determine the exact location [more...]

Date: 2009-02-23 16:47:37


Somebody's Watching You

In his Friday and Saturday Blogs, The Curmudgeon at the Second Effort Blog wrote about the proposed VMT (vehicle miles traveled) Tax ... The system would require all cars and trucks be equipped with global satellite positioning technology ... of the ONSTAR system. Even if you don’t subscribe to the service, he says that it’s there and can track [more...]

Date: 2009-02-23 17:15:00


Maryland Politico Wants GPS Tracking for “Domestic Abusers”

ERIN CUNNINGHAM The Herald-Mail February 20, 2009 ANNAPOLIS — Del. Christopher B ... satellite (GPS) tracking device to some domestic abusers. Shank offered a similar bill last year ... protective orders with GPS tracking devices. The GPS ankle bracelets also could be issued during [more...]

Date: 2009-02-20 13:49:21


Nation's WISPs Trying To Map Coverage - Want to be included in national subsidy plans...

While we just got done saying how the nation's largest ISPs have worked hard to keep accurate broadband penetration data out of the hands of the ... :We're a wireless ISP in north alabama. We've given Brian the GPS coords of our towers ... well mapped out by satellite based radar, and software exists to predict wireless coverage based [more...]

Date: 2009-02-13 14:09:21


Coppin’ Attitude: We Play Perp in Carbon Motors’ New Cruiser

We introduced you to Carbon Motors last October , and then took a closer look at the car a month or so later ... in any, um, "fluids" emitted by the bad guy flowing forward and stinking up the car for subsequent ... and starting also means that the car locks itself if the officers both take off after the bad guy, protecting [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 12:53:57


HTC Touch 3G review

HTC have been making high end mobile devices from many years now and the Touch 3G is one of the later models in the 'Touch' range ... 3G offer where you can get a free car kit and free delivery. Check out this post for mre details ... Battery Talk Time: Up to 400 minutes for GSM User Interface: HTC TouchFLO™ Chipset: GPS and A-GPS ready [more...]

Date: 2009-02-23 07:31:13


Holux M-1000C Bluetooth GPS Logger

It’s only got one button but it does the job. The Holux M-1000C Bluetooth GPS Logger allows you to trek around town or in the mountains and then ... for Car, Bike, Hike or running mode. Overview & Features Built in MTK MT3329 Low power consumption GPS chipset. 66 parallel satellite-tracking channels for fast acquisition and [more...]

Date: 2009-02-21 08:05:39


Holux M-1000C Bluetooth GPS Logger

It’s only got one button but it does the job. The Holux M-1000C Bluetooth GPS Logger allows you to trek around town or in the mountains and then ... for Car, Bike, Hike or running mode. Overview & Features Built in MTK MT3329 Low power consumption GPS chipset. 66 parallel satellite-tracking channels for fast acquisition and [more...]

Date: 2009-02-21 08:05:39


Spot and MobileTracker for BlackBerry now support the Curve 8900

Nearly every new BlackBerry Wireless Handheld is now equipped with an internation GPS receiver ... in remote areas. While most GPS navigation apps offer the standard navigation feature “voice directions” ... . Mobile GPS applications and location based services seem to be rising as much as other mobile [more...]

Date: 2009-02-23 15:23:17


Pakistan Seeks Voice Recordings of Ajmal Kasab ‘Handlers’

Islamabad : Pakistan has sought from India voice recordings of the persons identified as ‘handlers’ by Ajmal Amir Kasab, ... . The queries include a request for “authentic forensic analysis reports of mobile/satellite phones ... mobile phone numbers ‘used by Ajmal in the past, if disclosed during interrogation’. There is also [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 05:16:35


Hands On With the uPro GPS from uPlay

If you’ve checked out Qwowi’s golf section at all before, you’ve probably already read at least one of my numerous posts about the uPro Golf GPS ( ... in the area of GPS technology for golfers.  With the astounding visual features of flyover mode ... about isn’t just the most visually impressive golf GPS available.  The uPro’s beautiful graphics [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 12:00:22


Highly Recommended: The Garmin Forerunner 305 GPS Watch

by Christopher LochDespite being released over two years ago, the Garmin Forerunner 305 remains a consistent best seller on Amazon.com and has received the highest ranking of any wrist mounted GPS available on the site.Wrist mounted GPS units work similar to similar to the kind you use in your car except instead of telling [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 10:06:31


Mitigating Mumbai and the importance of 'Active Shooter'

A summary of an excellent article by Fred Burton and Scott Stewart of Stratfor Research:On Jan. 8, the U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs heard testimony from a number of experts about the lessons learned from the Nov. 26 Mumbai attack. According to Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) [more...]

Date: 2009-01-24 16:55:00


Wired-o-Nomics: Transparency as a Stimulus

With President Obama's signing of the “American Recovery and Reinvestment Act,” better known as our national Hail Mary stimulus bill, billions will be ladled for infrastructure projects ranging from roads to mass transit to rural broadband [more...]

Date: 2009-02-18 13:33:27


The Garmin Forerunner 305 - A Consistent Winner

by Christopher Loch Although it was released in 2006 the Garmin Forerunner 305 is one of the best selling wrist mounted GPS devices on the market ... and even smaller version (the 405) most GPS-wearing athletes prefer the 305. In fact, the Garmin ... in outdoor athletic training involves using GPS technology to add location information to the usual [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 10:00:26


Fiat Grande Punto Abarth SuperSport breaks cover

Fiat Grande Punto Abarth SuperSport A special Grande Punto Abarth “SuperSport” is making the scene at Geneva, ... of additional information such as the car’s location on the track (provided by GPS) and lap times ... like these, there can be no doubt that this is a car whose whole heart and soul is in racing. Performance also [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 15:19:29


Daily Obsession: Watch Canadian films online

Daily Obsession: Watch Canadian films online Home A/V, Computing by C.K. Sample III Readers familiar with our Ditch Your Cable Box series of features here at Obsessable will be interested in today's look at how to watch a whole slew of Canadian films online for free. Read the full story [more...]

Date: 2009-01-29 13:00:00


Life Goes Wireless

by Milt Bowling Scribd.comElectromagnetic fields (EMFs) are the essence of life—enabling and activating our genes to make us different from other animals. We are, after all, almost identical to chimpanzees when it comes to 98.8 percent of our genes. The reason we are very different from chimpanzees is, in large part, [more...]

Date: 2009-02-23 10:35:37


The Garmin Forerunner 305 - Heads Above the Rest

by Christopher Loch Although it was released in 2006 the Garmin Forerunner 305 is one of the best selling wrist mounted GPS devices on the market ... , and looked almost like a vehicle mounted GPS strapped to the wearers arm. Leave it to Garmin, the industry ... . Wrist mounted GPS devices allow athletes to add location data to traditional training [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 10:02:27


Relativity Fnord

Sometimes, I wonder if Einstein's "theory of relativity" is entirely pro-State trolling ... the orbits of planets. I read that military-grade GPS devices include a correction for relativity, because the satellite is moving fast enough for it to matter. (The GPS released to the general public [more...]

Date: 2009-02-22 17:00:00


GPS Car Tracking Technology in Transporting Shipments

GPS Technology is being widely used in tracking shipments. Important cargo needs to be located every minute to be sure that it is safe and secure ... contact of the car’s location when the car was in some mountainous area. GPS Technology ... . GPS Tracking Technology also insures that the cargo is following the right route towards [more...]

Date: 2009-02-23 15:49:25


GreenDrive

There’s a relatively new application for drivers out there called GreenDrive developed by Road-Guard ... . GreenDrive works by suggesting the most economical driving style to the driver. When you’re too slow or too fast it’ll tell you to speed up or break so you’re always driving close to the optimal [more...]

Date: 2009-02-18 09:00:15


GreenDrive

There’s a relatively new application for drivers out there called GreenDrive developed by Road-Guard ... . GreenDrive works by suggesting the most economical driving style to the driver. When you’re too slow or too fast it’ll tell you to speed up or break so you’re always driving close to the optimal [more...]

Date: 2009-02-18 09:00:15


GlobalSat BC-337 Compact Flash GPS Receiver (SiRF III) (PCMCIA Adapter and Ext. Antenna included) (Open Box)

Product Description: Unlike traditional GPS receivers which require separate antennas or wires, ... is an inexpensive, flexible alternative to traditional navigation systems. The BC-337 is truly transportable. Insert it into your PDA and place it in a convenient spot in your car and enjoy the benefits [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 03:57:36


SPOT Satellite Messenger

Are you so directionally challenged that you get lost in your own backyard? ... follow you in real time! And since it uses satellite technology, SPOT works everywhere – even where ... Messenger alerts emergency responders to your GPS location. You can send and save your location for future [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 02:46:01


Apple iPhone 3G - Revisited

by CoolPhone on February 24, 2009in Featured, HTC I have long wanted an iPhone. Who wouldn’t? ... I can connect to the internet from my laptop by just synching my 3G data plan to my laptop via Bluetooth ... and support is good. So does Google Maps with A-GPS right? No. Satellite coverage is wider and is also [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 06:20:01


Balloon death priest wins Darwin Award 2008

A priest who died after floating out to sea while holding 1, ... him out to sea. Despite taking a survival suit, selecting a buoyant chair, and packing a satellite phone and a GPS the priest died because he didn't know how to work his GPS and tell rescuers where [more...]

Date: 2009-01-05 11:13:33


The Garmin Forerunner 305 - Heads Above the Rest

February 22nd, 2009 Goto commentsLeave a comment by Christopher LochDespite being released over two years ago, ... mounted GPS strapped to the wearers arm. Leave it to Garmin, the industry leader in GPS navigation ... the highest ranking of any wrist mounted GPS available on the site.Wrist mounted GPS units work similar [more...]

Date: 2009-02-22 01:01:28



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