Sunday, March 18, 2012

This week in GPS — September 7th, 2013

TomTom's new traffic jam ahead warning

TomTom’s new traffic jam ahead warning

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 about how TomTom Traffic now alerts drivers to slow down when approaching a traffic jam. Anyone know if it’s available in the US yet?

From GPS Tracklog

Our posts from the past week:

I also added a new Forerunner 210/610 rebate to our GPS deals page.

Garmin

In a last min addition, the zumo 390LM will receive a FREE SW update within the next month that will give it the ability to act as a remote for the NEW VIRB action camera. Now you can mount the camera anywhere on the bike and control the start/stop and take still 16mp images right from your zumo.

  • And…
A new color option for the Approach S2 golf sportswatch

A new color option for the Approach S2 golf sportswatch

Geocaching

Updates

  • Firmware updates this week: Garmin nuvi 2xx7, 27×7, 35×7; check out what it includes:
  • Enhanced School Zone Alerts coverage and functionality.
  • Enhanced Trip Data map tool to allow further customization and to include routing data fields.
  • Added support for the new Wrong-Way Driver / Dangerous Traffic alerts, including a new map tool and a corresponding audible message. This feature may not be available in all markets.

The business of GPS

GPS in the news

Drones

GPS tracking

Stork GPS spy

Journey of the stork/spy

Going mobile

Just geo

All the news that doesn’t fit

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.

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