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Road rage increases, and GPS may have the cure

According to a new bit of research, bad driving makes us angry, and usually while we’re driving. Is it possible that a dedicated GPS could help out?

5:11 pm 21/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Suunto’s GPS watch hits the slopes for vertical adventures

When it comes to GPS watches, the majority of devices that tend to pass by our desks tend to be about tracking distance, but this is almost always about how far you travel. If you need to think about height, there’s now a watch for you.

12:13 pm 13/01/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Suunto looks to handmade GPS smartwatches for walkabouts

The next time you decide to go for a nice big walk, it might be an idea to track where you went for future reference, and while a phone app could do that for you, a satellite-connected watch might be a better option.

11:40 am 30/10/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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Garmin builds a bike GPS with support for segments in Strava

Cyclists already familiar with Strava’s locale tracking might be used to uploading their ride after the fact, but with a new GPS, they’ll be able to have it mapped in real time, telling them how they did for each section of road.

11:19 am 03/07/2015 By Staff writers
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Garmin brings a camera to a GPS to protect drivers

We’ve seen cameras built into navigation units before, but Garmin’s first inclusion of one will do more than just record the road, with some neato tracking to warn you of problems and help you find your destination.

1:00 pm 24/06/2015 By Leigh D. Stark
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There’s nowhere to run, as cats get their own GPS tracking collar

You have GPS links for luggage, kids, and even dogs, so what would the next logical step be? Cats, of course!

2:16 pm 12/12/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Navman brings the car camera and GPS together

When products come together for a good reason, there’s a good chance we’ll be all for it, and with Navman’s converged navigation and road monitoring camera, that’s our attitude, too.

3:23 pm 11/09/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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TomTom goes running, pumps out a cardio monitor and GPS sports watch

Fitness gadgets are the new thing, and if you need proof, just check out our arms, which are beginning to turn into dumbbells for exercise tech. GPS maker TomTom looks keen to add to our weighted arms with two watches that will track your heart.

3:14 pm 29/05/2014 By Staff writers
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Navman gets smart for an Android-based GPS

So much of what we do can connect to social media, and GPS navigation is now included in that category too, as Navman finds a way to make social media work when you’re driving with a GPS running on a not-quite-phone.

10:52 am 06/03/2014 By Leigh D. Stark
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Magellan builds a GPS for a bicycle built for one

Well this is an interesting week, isn’t it, with two cycling gadgets coming to our attention. Different from the iPhone 5 cycle kit we saw earlier on, GPS maker Magellan has announced three units designed specifically for bicycles.

1:21 pm 05/04/2013 By Staff writers

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