Sunday, March 18, 2012

This week in GPS — November 9th, 2013


Section of one of the new USGS GeoPDFs

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) comes from a USGS page with some great samples of their new GeoPDFs.

From GPS Tracklog

Our posts from the past week:

Garmin VIRB Elite G-force screen

Garmin VIRB Elite G-force screen!


The business of GPS

  • Maybe this is why Garmin is introducing the Edge Touring series


  • Garmin updates this week: Approach S4, Edge Touring  fenix/D2/Tactix, Forerunner 220/620, MapInstall, Time Zone Map, Oregon 6×0, POI Loader for Windows
  • ExpertGPS v 4.92




GPS in the news

Satellites and such

GPS tracking

The DOJ already funds devices for Alzheimer’s patients, costing about $100. The GPS tracking service ranges from $5 to $50 a month.

Going mobile

The Earth from Space

The Earth from Space; Image © CNES 2007 – Distribution Astrium Services / SPOT Image

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.


  1. Atlas Cached says:

    Wow, tons of great material this week! Thank You!

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