Sunday, March 18, 2012

This week in GPS — October 19th, 2013

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 video (above) is from an article titled “Speeding driver fidgeting with GPS nearly hits cop car in Boston.”

From GPS Tracklog

Our posts from the past week:

And don’t miss this great deal on the Garmin GPSMAP 62s bundled with 24K topo maps. And you’ll get a $25 bonus gift card too.

TomTom

In an example highlighting this personal navigation experience, de Vries said the map could switch to commuter mode when a driver doesn’t need turn-by-turn directions. Instead of navigating, the map would pass on weather and traffic updates, and link to third-party applications.

Garmin

The business of GPS

We’re continuing a transition from a traditional provider of mapping products to a satellite-enabled communications and data-delivery company.

Satellites and such

Geocaching

GPS in the news

Drones

GPS tracking

Jamming

Going mobile

Just geo

All the news that doesn’t fit

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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