Sunday, March 18, 2012

This week in GPS — January 19th, 2013



Woman blames GPS for turning 38 mile drive into 901 mile tour of Europe

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. The lead image above is a map of the route taken by a woman whose 38 mile trip to Brussels turned into a 901 mile drive. Her excuse? Her GPS of course!

From GPS Tracklog

GPS deals page

First a housekeeping note: I’ve switched to a single page for GPS deals, allowing me to post more ephemeral sales. Deals will no longer show up in your RSS feed, but I will tweet most new deals. Right now I have deals posted for the Garmin nuvi 2495LMT, GTU 10 GPS tracker, eTrex 10 and a 20% off coupon for Garmin fitness accessories.

Our posts from the past week:


  • To clarify further, they apparently have “stimulation,” tone, and vibration modes
  • Here’s a couple of videos: Delta Sport e-trainer combo and BarkLimiter


GPS in the news

GPS tracking


Satellites and such

The business of GPS

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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