Sunday, March 18, 2012

This week in GPS — April 20th, 2013

Garmin Skunkworks

Courtesy DC Rainmaker

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 is from DC Rainmaker’s tour of Garmin HQ.

From GPS Tracklog

Our posts from the past week:


We also discussed the lagging bugs that continue to be present on older products such as the FR910XT, and even ones such as the Edge 500.  He (and the Director of the Fitness and Outdoor division), acknowledged that this was a challenge for the division and that the focus really needed to be on delaying product releases (and announcements) until the product was ready.


TomTom Commuter Concept

The business of GPS


Satellites and such

First Navstar GPS satellite

GPS tracking

SPOT Gen3 satellite messenger

GPS in the news

Navevo GPS


Microcache micro cache geocache

Going mobile

  • Scout for Phones to Feature 3D Buildings and Crowd-Sourced Traffic Incident Reporting


Just geo

Hanging with America

Image credit: Dirk Brockmann/Northwestern University

All the news that doesn’t fit

How far are you willing to drive?

Updated GPS reviews

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

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