Sunday, March 18, 2012

This week in GPS — October 26th, 2013

Garmin Monterra and VIRB

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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 gives you a sneak peek at a couple of upcoming reviews. 

From GPS Tracklog

Our posts from the past week:

Also, in our GPS deals section, the Forerunner rebates end on Halloween, and then there’s that awesome Garmin 62s bundle deal.

Garmin

Updates

The business of GPS

Several of my complaints from last year remain, despite reporting problems multiple times and dropping pins on correct buildings. Every time I jump into Maps I try to make a correction, and these corrections remain unfixed.

GPS in the news

Satellites and such

Geocaching

Going mobile

…you need to communicate with three or four satellites for an extended duration at 50 bits per second … Mobile devices such as Android and the iPhone achieve their battery life largely because they can aggressively and quickly enter into and exit from sleep states. GPS prevents this.

GPS tracking

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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