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Sunday, March 18, 2012

This week in GPS — April 13th, 2013

Bridge to Nowhere in the San Gabriel Mountains, five miles from any road

Bridge to Nowhere in the San Gabriel Mountains, five miles from any road (Image credit: Wikipedia)

This week in GPS is a weekly link roundup of (mostly) GPS related odds and ends, from GPS Tracklog and other places around the Web. To get a few of the biggest stories as they break, follow me on Twitter. This week’s lead image (above) is of a very cool bridge to nowhere; via @modernhiker.

From GPS Tracklog

Our posts from the past week:

Our GPS deals page has some great buys on the nuvi 2455LMT and Oregon 450, along with several rebates.

Geocaching

Magellan

  • I’ve been told there is an announcement forthcoming from Magellan about this any day now…
  • …which is good because not much can be made of what Mitac told DigiTimes:

Mitac’s existing GPS device business unit currently produces GPS mobile and in-car navigation devices for sale under three own-brands, Mio, Magellan and Navman. The new subsidiary will focus on marketing of own- brand GPS navigation devices with integrated cloud computing-based LBS (location-based services), Mitac indicated.

DeLorme inReach SE

Garmin

Lowrance

TomTom

Updates

GPS tracking

GPS in the news

Satellites and such

GPS III satellite

GPS III satellite

Jamming

Going mobile

The business of GPS

Just geo

Miscellany

7 devices one chip no GPS

Updated GPS reviews

I’ve updated these review and resource pages with the following links:

About Rich Owings

Rich is the owner, editor and chief bottle-washer for GPS Tracklog. Connect with him on Twitter, Facebook or Google Plus.

Comments

  1. Looks like GPSCity updated the expected release date by Garmin again to April 23, still hasn’t cleared the FCC yet.

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