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TomTom Is Applying Its GPS Technology To Self-Driving Cars And Fitness Watches

GPS device maker TomTom has moved beyond turn-by-turn directions into smartwatches and embedded car software that could be used for self-driving vehicles.

The portable mapping device maker announced… 316 more words


How Accurately Do Running Apps Track Your Distance?

I trust my running app, most of the time. If I set out for a three-miler, and come home with only 2.8 on the screen, I’ll jog around the block to finish the job.

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Tips And Tricks

[VIDEO] Grand Canyon from the Stratosphere: A Space Balloon Story 

In June 2013, a group of friends launched a weather balloon a few miles from Tuba City, Arizona. The amazing footage was found two years later by an Arizona hiker. 16 more words


Two Features Your Next GPS Must Have

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite-based navigation system developed and maintained by the United States Department of Defense. While it initially enabled our service members to more accurately blow up unpleasant folks around the world, it is now better known for helping direct you to that hidden gem of a restaurant. 687 more words


If you feel a tinge of tech envy over the connected car features offered by many recent cars, but not enough to splash out on a new one (or you’re holding out for an… 926 more words

Tech Industry

China’s weapons and Internet giants join forces to compete with American GPS

The following is based on a translation of a report on a Chinese news site:

According to a report on Chinese news site mil.huanqiu.com, … 414 more words