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GPS Child Locator Tracks Tots By Satellite

GPS Child Locator An innovative gadget from a British technology company ensures that parents know where their wandering children at all times, thanks to GPS technology. The company, lok8u, invented the GPS Child Locator, which they call num8, that utilizes a Global Positioning System with an accuracy of about 3 meters, to allow parents [more...]

Date: 2009-01-23 03:18:42

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Once Again We find that George Orwell Was an Optimist

Here’s a little something for you paranoid types: Did you know that your smart phone can tell the world your approximate location even without a gps? ... is: Learn How to Find GPS Location on Any SmartPhone, and Then Make it Relevant. From a coder’s point ... : The fact that GPS isn’t (yet) ubiquitous is the real difficulty in location-aware [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 18:41:15

Keeping Kids Safe With A GPS Locator

It seems the news is full of stories of missing and abducted children which as parents our hearts go out to these families but it also makes us ... but we can take steps to watch over them when we cannot be there. The Amber Alert child GPS locator ... the transmitter, which uses GPS satellites that your cell phone can access. There are also lots of [more...]

Date: 2009-02-18 14:46:00

GPS Tracking System

I still remember when I got a short message from cellphone provider, XL, and it said that they offered a new system to track other people, ... an exact location on earth. There are some types of GPS tracking system too, such as child GPS, car ... , such as satellite GPS tracker, internet GPS tracking system, Mobile alarm GPS locator, and etc [more...]

Date: 2008-08-19 02:08:27

GPS Homing Device: Find your way back

If you’re the type of person that tends do forget where the car is parked after a long shopping session, ... Garmin nuvi 200 series Tags: GPS, GPS, homing Related posts Zoombak Assisted GPS Locators Released ... ? (2) Vision Tech America VTN4301 GPS System (1) Video Touch TV PMP and GPS from Quantum (0) [more...]

Date: 2008-12-12 02:23:21

Cobra New Line of GPS Enhanced AURA Radar Detectors

CobraGPSRadarDetector.jpg Cobra announced a new line of 12 radar detectors, 6 of which include AURA (Advanced Universal Road Alert) ... a GPS locator (a USB flash drive). This GPS locator connects to select 2009 Cobra radar detectors ... database data that when combined with the GPS capabilities of the unit, can warn [more...]

Date: 2009-01-06 13:26:08

Skyhook Wireless, provider of the Wi-Fi Positioning System (WPS) ... that works everywhere, says Skyhook. While existing mobile location technology such as A-GPS ... while their XPS combines cellular/WiFi location info with GPS satellites. In order for GPS [more...]

Date: 2008-10-21 18:22:08

DARPA’s Project GANDALF puts GPS locator tools to government use

DARPA’s Project GANDALF puts GPS locator tools to government use Having “always on” geolocation functionality in our portable devices has always given me a bit of the creeps. Sure, I enjoy having a GPS system in my car that helps me find my way around, but I’m not one to leave the location based programs in my cell phone or laptop set to “ [more...]

Date: 2008-10-09 03:14:03

8 Mobile Technologies to Watch in 2009, 2010

Written by Sarah Perez / January 29, 2009 7:52 AM Analyst firm Gartner has just released a report that highlights eight up-and-coming mobile ... like the camera or GPS, the report notes. Location Awareness Location sensing, powered by GPS as well [more...]

Date: 2009-01-30 14:07:10

Bushnell BackTrack Personal GPS Navigation & Locator System

If, like me, you have an alarming habit of finding yourself getting from A to B but then never quite managing to work out how on earth you ... :Golfing Gadgetry - Bushnell Tour V2 Golfing Laser Rangefinder Garmin Forerunner GPS Personal Trainer ... compact personal GPS navigation and locator system, known as the Bushnell BackTrack, could be the answer [more...]

Date: 2008-09-16 18:58:18

Vodafone Acquires Sweden’s WayFinder For €24 Million

The increasingly acquisitive Vodafone accounted the acquisition of Sweden’s WayFinder this morning in Europe for €24 Million ... a GPS-capable phone to work (users without integrated GPS can also use an external Bluetooth GPS unit ... develops mobile GPS-enabled location applications, including a GPS routing app called Wayfinder [more...]

Date: 2008-12-09 07:51:59

Our Digital TV Network Can Be Terrestrial GPS [TV On The GPS]

GPS satellites are just fast moving clocks, spewing out time code as they hurtle through space. Digital TV towers also spew time code, and could be a land-based GPS system or GPS assistant ... geo-location into femtocells—without a GPS lock, these internet-connected cellular repeaters [more...]

Date: 2009-02-10 03:30:00

How TV Towers Can Easily Make a Land-Based GPS Network [TV On The GPS]

GPS satellites are just fast moving clocks, spewing out time code as they hurtle through space. Digital TV towers also spew time code, and could be a terrestrial GPS system or GPS assistant ... -assisted geo-location into femtocells—without a GPS lock, these internet-connected cellular repeaters [more...]

Date: 2009-02-10 12:17:00

GeoTracing.com - Create Multimedial Geo-applications

Why it might be a killer It makes good use of the latest technological advances to provide a flexible tool ... , be it foot, bike or car. The applications that have been developed with GeoTracing are listed ... which runs on a cellphone. This application makes for reading GPS location data from a GPS module [more...]

Date: 2008-10-09 15:11:00

First Look at the Next Generation Android Mobile Development Platform

Are you dreaming of becoming an indie software developer for the next wave of Android phones or building an Android-capable device and don't have Big ... of a partnership between Texas Instruments   and Minneapolis-based Logic . Testing GPS location based ... chip with Navilink GPS.  A 3G modem is optional.  Two accelerometers, navigation button, QWERTY [more...]

Date: 2009-02-16 12:00:00

New Gears Geolocation API powers mobile web sites

Imagine if web sites could provide you with customized information based on your current location, even if you don't have GPS ... can determine your location using nearby cell-towers or GPS for your mobile device or your computer's IP address for your laptop. Google provides this service for free to both developers and users [more...]

Date: 2008-08-22 07:52:09

Lok8u’s Nu•M8 GPS Child Locator Watch

On occasion as a parent you get stuck in situations where you’re more worried than usual about keeping track of your children ... your kids housed with a GPS unit.  However, the watch is an interesting concept.  It also has a handy ... :) Lok8u’s Nu•M8 GPS Child Locator Watch copyright by Coolest Gadgets [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 21:52:28

Sprint Roadies Cleared for Takeoff

Sprint Nextel is promoting walkie talkie style cell phones in the Nextel network, asking what it would be like if firefighters, ... s located, with the added bonus of GPS location, the order comes through. “Reroute him straight ... at Singing Serpent. Visual effects, end treatment and graphics were designed at Radium by creative [more...]

Date: 2009-02-06 09:36:11

Podcast: Hybrid Positioning and Your Future - All Points Blog

All Points Blog Hybrid positioning refers to handsets that use GPS and another technology to determine the device's location ... , Bluetooth as a companion for when GPS is not enough. Some related posts from Technorati and Google ... , built-in GPS for expanded location based mobile services, and iPhone 2.0 software which includes [more...]

Date: 2009-01-27 16:04:15

Free BlackBerry Storm App of the Day Poynt - Gets 2 The Point

The Poynt local search application is now available for the BlackBerry Storm smartphone ... Partners Fund, last year. Poynt has business listings and movie information integrated with the GPS ... to quickly access a user's general location while awaiting a GPS lock.GPS - the GPS functionality [more...]

Date: 2009-02-15 17:50:10

AT&T Bumps Up Their GPS Technology

att_logo AT&T has launched their new assisted GPS technology on its GSM network to enhance its current and future location based services. This will effect all A-GPS capable devices. I am not the most technical person, but it sounds ... your location via GPS satellites. This increases speed and accuracy. This sounds like what Verizon and a few [more...]

Date: 2008-09-15 09:30:59

LifeInPocket…now has support for the Blackberry

Thanks to the folks at Pinstack.Com, I just noticed that LifeInPocket™ The Free mobile suite application now works with RIM Devices ... the iPhone. Those features include GPS, navigation, location messaging, friends/family locator, and much ... -by-turn navigation prompts with voice guidance. That modality allows for far-safer, hands-free [more...]

Date: 2008-11-28 19:00:46

Installing and using Google Maps for Mobile on the Nokia N95

Symbian Considering how the N95 has a built-in GPS and the current version of Google Maps for Mobile supports it, I decided to give it a try ... approximate location based on how many GPS satellies are visible. Location information will get better as your device sees more satellites. The initial GPS fix will likely take a while. Make sure [more...]

Date: 2008-10-24 11:30:26

Developer Learning Solutions introduces the “Where AM I” Android application

The WHERE AM I application is a location-based services (LBS) application that runs on Google’s Android mobile platform. Using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and the cellular network, WHERE AM I allows users ... Features of WHERE AM I * Uses GPS for accurate location pinpointing. * In the absence of GPS [more...]

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

Global VZ Navigator Coming to the BlackBerry Storm Q1 2009

Fans of VZ Navigator will be pleased to know that the GPS utility is coming to another device on the Verizon (NYSE: VZ) lineup ... . If you’re unfamiliar with VZ Navigator, in essence it’s a GPS navigation software that turns your device into a handheld GPS unit. To track locations it currently uses a combination of GPS and cell tower [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 13:37:28

Can GPS Devices Help Your Teen Become a Better Driver?

Most of the technology that goes into your vehicle is meant to keep you safe in the event of an accident ... in the car your teen driver will be using to send data to their parents about their child's driving. Most GPS ... is, many of the teen GPS systems feature a map showing their exact location. Some GPS programs [more...]

Date: 2008-10-30 19:51:01

Xact, a smarter GPS tracker

Xact, a smarter GPS tracker GPS Tracking devices only do one thing: broadcast their own GPS location at all times, period ... with other devices. For example, they could use its GPS or its GPRS datalink for their computer. It can also be left in an OFF state and turn itself ON upon a shock or a pull on its handle. The device [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 10:35:24

Google Cell Phone Tracker Follows Peoples’ Real-Time Locations

Google’s new mobile maps upgrade includes a cell phone tracker that lets you follow your friends’ or families’ locations in real-time ... , GPS or Wi-Fi connections. Users’ pictures show up on the corresponding location on a Google map ... s using GPS or might be off by several miles if it’s relying on transmission from cell phone towers [more...]

Date: 2009-02-04 16:45:28

Nokia E71 Application Week - Day 5: Best Profiles

Are you a business user with a multitude of meetings each day? ... . GSM locations is a pseudo-GPS location switching. It uses the GSM cells you are in (set it to log ... profile. So you could for example set it for an indoor calm profile when you’re inside your house [more...]

Date: 2008-11-21 07:00:12

10 Great Free Apps for Blackberry

Blackberries may have been overshadowed lately by the success of the iPhone, ... of which are free. Since I’m a cheapskate when it comes to software, I’ve loaded up my Blackberry ... it will use either the nearest cell tower or, if you have a GPS-enabled phone, GPS to pinpoint your location [more...]

Date: 2008-11-19 06:51:21

Samsung SPH-W7100 clamshell boasts a loud siren for security

  Samsung has announced Anycall SPH-W7100 phone that features a few self defense tools, which the youth and women can take advantage off ... button located at the back to email the GPS location of the user to the emergency services authorities ... . For more Samsung news, head over to Samsung Hub . Advertisement : Samsung Hub - Tracking minute [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 10:09:05

Poynt for BlackBerry Storm coming really soon…

February 3rd, 2009 | 3 Comments | Posted in BlackBerry, Downloads, ... that allows you to find locations surounding your GPS location. For example you can find local businesses ... including the ability to view movie trailers and see reviews. We’ve been testing the new Beta of Poynt [more...]

Date: 2009-02-03 11:11:17

Last Minute Gift Guide: Data Devices

Does a loved one suffer from infomania? Do you have an incorrigible number-cruncher on your gift list? ... who has nightmares about insurance claims. 3. Zoombak Personal GPS locaters These GPS-trackers come in both [more...]

Date: 2008-12-12 21:12:49

Toshiba’s TG01 — iPhone 3G

Toshiba’s TG01 — iPhone 3G Toshiba has announced a touch-screen smartphone that could be a viable alternative to Apple’s iPhone 3G and the ... the companies have said will bring near-laptop speed while reducing power consumption. At the core ... connection or via integrated Wi-Fi. The TG01 will come with GPS and assisted GPS for location-based [more...]

Date: 2009-02-04 10:16:44

MyMotion - Amazing free map tracking app

MyMotion is a free GPS tracking and mapping application, which provides route recording and playback with customizable spoken feedback of speed, ... the next time it is traversed. It further allows location tracking of GPS devices with GPRS or 3G, via ... the location of satellites in space. Maps can be generated from Google Earth installed on a PC [more...]

Date: 2008-10-14 18:18:34

Cyberclinic: Firefox knows where you are

By Rhodri Marsden We're getting used to gadgets knowing our location. Satnavs, of course, do little else ... the hell we are, and where the hell we're going. Mobile phones are starting to have GPS built ... your location way, way quicker than a GPS ever could. If your computer connects to the internet [more...]

Date: 2008-10-09 07:19:37

CES: GPS Child Locator Watch knows where your child has gone to now

Kids can get too rowdy at times especially when they’re at the age of exploration ... peace of min cand never be bought so I guess a pair of Lok8u’sGPS Child Locator Watch Nu•M8 could ... and the Garmin GPS Dog Collar we featured a few months ago but this one doesn’t look to obvious. At least [more...]

Date: 2009-01-29 22:26:10

Hands-On with the Garmin-Asus nuvifone M20, A Little Wonder

We grabbed some hands-on time with the first Windows Mobile phone of the Garmin-Asus alliance, the nuvifone M20 ... , but in essence think "small," "wee," or "cute" — but in a good way. The little guy has GPS down ... storage, GPS location is added to photos, e-mails, texts, basically anything you'd like to add it, too [more...]

Date: 2009-02-17 20:27:27

Goodbye GPS? Location based services go hybrid

Goodbye GPS? Location based services go hybrid Cell-ID and Wi-Fi systems to enable 25% of mobile locations by 2014 Satnav | 20 hours ago More tech news More chip cores can mean slower [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 19:34:33

McMurdo FAST FIND could save your life

McMurdo today announced FAST FIND , a new range of personal locator beacons ... 50 channel GPS receiver for even more precise location information. But both models actually ... battery will last upto 5 years and will work in -20ºC temperature. Brought to you by your GPS [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 09:39:17

McMurdo FAST FIND could save your life

McMurdo today announced FAST FIND , a new range of personal locator beacons ... 50 channel GPS receiver for even more precise location information. But both models actually ... battery will last upto 5 years and will work in -20ºC temperature. Brought to you by your GPS [more...]

Date: 2009-02-24 09:39:17

What’s Your Location?

The GPS Mystery Science Introduce your students to how the GPS (Global Positioning System) works ... and great pictures of the earth from satellites. In what situations might your students find GPS valuable ... Sea map (PDF, Adobe Reader required), students will learn about these ocean descriptors, as well [more...]

Date: 2009-01-28 12:47:36

Unlocked Iphone 3G GPS Locator

Hello, i'm new to the iphone, i live in the bahamas and i recently unlocked my 3G with the yellowsn0w release. I noticed that i cant get the gps in maps to find my location, it always takes me to somewhere in Europe, when i turn the auto locator on? Any help, patches or fixes similar to the Caller id fix [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 03:26:25

BlackBerry Storm: Official UK launch at 5am

RIM has struggled to keep a lid on the BlackBerry Storm for months, ... streaming and the ability to act as a wireless modem for a laptop. There’ll also be assisted GPS ... and image stabilitation, plus video recording. GPS Built-in assisted GPS for fast location sensing [more...]

Date: 2008-10-07 17:33:19

Catch A Cheating Spouse Using GPS Technology

Using a hidden GPS tracker is a very easy and cost effective way to see where your spouse is spending their time ... from the vehicle you will need to go with a real time GPS tracker. Keep an eye out for a coming article on real ... that records the locations, speed traveled, time spent at locations and so on. This GPS tracker [more...]

Date: 2009-02-19 07:06:08

Inside the GPS Revolution: 10 Applications That Make the Most of Location

Inside the GPS revolution it’s more than maps and driving directions: ... be getting off, then hit the hay. As long as your iPhone can get a GPS signal (sorry, subway riders ... , With StrangersApplication: JOYity Platform: Android Price: FREE!Not all GPS programs are practical [more...]

Date: 2009-01-21 05:00:00

HOW-TO: Get GPS/Places data in iPhoto’09 for your Nikon D90 camera

The Nikon D90 is a superb camera, now becoming fashionable is GPS or location aware tagged photos (exif graphic file additions) ... has this inbuilt GPS receiver. It has to be mentioned that Windows Mobile cell phones have this feature ... of the Apples iLife’09 suite. For only 220 USD you can get a GPS adapter which hooked onto the camera [more...]

Date: 2009-02-20 19:28:49

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

GSMA 2009 : Samsung Memoir

As what I promised I will be blogging for some hot deals that is now available in Mobile World Congress @ Barcelona on February 16-19, ... expansion - A-GPS for navigation and location based services - 240 x 400 pixels touchscreen ... browser, 3G support, assisted GPS, and an onscreen QWERTY keyboard. Here is the specification [more...]

Date: 2009-02-16 05:44:21

Do your ****** sums!

There is something which I despise and detest whose perpetrators deserve every excruciating punishment known to man including keelhauling, ... those press reports a while back which claimed that an implanted RFID chip the size of a grain of rice contained a GPS and would transmit its location continuously so you could track people who’ [more...]

Date: 2009-02-11 08:00:23

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