Tag Archives: GPS Topics

Tracking Vehicles and Trucks with GPS

In the recent years, GPS (Global Positioning System) has become very common and is being installed in vehicles for several reasons. Learning the location of a vehicle has become much easier as satellites can track the latitude and longitude of vehicles accurately.

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PhotoGPS by Jobo for DSLR Cameras

PhotoGPS by Jobo for DSLR Cameras

PhotoGPS by Jobo for DSLR Cameras A lot of people are getting into geo-locating photos, and you can get a device for DSLR cameras called photoGPS by the German company Jobo that does this in such a way that’s perfect for the serious photographer who takes lots of pictures, or for the super-organized person who [...]

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How to Use Google Maps with Your TomTom

How to Use Google Maps with Your TomTom

Leading GPS device maker TomTom has engaged in a partnership with internet powerhouse Google to make it easier for users to upload destination data to their in-vehicle GPS system.  By following the instructions in this article, you can easily click “send” in Google Maps to upload locations and destinations to your TomTom unit.  The feature [...]

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Teeing up With GPS

Teeing up With GPS

Golf GPS devices are growing in demand and popularity.  The United States Golf Association made it legal to play golf with GPS under the “Rules of Golf” back in 2005.  Some golfers believe that playing golf with this technology is just like playing with a caddie at your side.  The biggest difference is that a [...]

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Four Ways to Use GPS with Your PC

Four Ways to Use GPS with Your PC

Your personal computer is the perfect companion to your GPS device, but how do you connect your GPS device to your PC? Here are four ways you can integrate these two technologies and experience enhanced functionality anywhere you go. Get Map Updates A PC can provide you with an easy way to keep the maps [...]

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Goin’ Fishin’ with GPS Tracking

Goin’ Fishin’ with GPS Tracking

Fishing can be a fun and relaxing experience – when you’re actually catching fish.  Sometimes those hours on the water can drag by, especially when you have yet to get even a single bite.  You move around from location to location with baited breath, waiting all day for that tensioning tug that never comes.  Without [...]

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GPSGolfShot – Golfers Have Reason to Buy Blackberry

GPSGolfShot – Golfers Have Reason to Buy Blackberry

Golfers now have another reason to buy a Blackberry Pearl, Storm, Curve, or World Phone: a real-time rangefinder app to use on the golf course.

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Save Money This Summer with TomTom Fuel Prices

Save Money This Summer with TomTom Fuel Prices

The TomTom Fuel Prices feature helps users find the lowest prices on fuel through the identification and ranking of gas stations by price and location.  From there, TomTom’s in-car GPS features deliver the turn-by-turn directions you need to find the gas station with the best price in your area.  In order to use this feature, [...]

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GPS and the SmartPhone: A Match Made in Heaven

GPS and the SmartPhone: A Match Made in Heaven

Consumer electronics devices are always evolving, and due to these advancements, the standard today is almost certain to be replaced tomorrow.  Take Apple, for example.  By implementing GPS into its multi-functional iPhone 3G, the company helped revolutionize a new world of location-based solutions using the smartphone as the platform.

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Geocaching Survival Kit: What You Really Need

If you’re looking for a fun, exciting way to exercise the body and mind, geocaching may become your next favorite weekend activity.  Geocaching is a fast growing game that can be best described as a modern day treasure hunt.  However, instead of simply using an old worn out map, you utilize a GPS receiver, a [...]

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