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A number of Samsung Galaxy S20 owners are reporting GPS issues with their units. Their devices are taking a long time to get a GPS lock and even then, the location data is all over the place.
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The Garmin vívoactive 3 Music is a GPS smartwatch featuring the Garmin Pay contactless payment app, music storage capacity of up to 500 songs, and a heart rate sensor, among others. It costs $299.99.
Google today unveiled its vision for walking navigation aided by Augmented Reality in Google Maps. The feature would instantly recognize the user's position and provide clearer directions.
If you yearned for Liam Neeson to give you directions while navigating the streets of the U.S., your wish has now been granted, as Waze has added the popular actor to its list of available voices.
Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone X users have been reporting GPS issues with their devices. It looks as though Apple is already on the case though, fixing issues with iOS 11.1 and iOS 11.2.
China has launched its first BeiDou-3 satellites marking the beginning of the global expansion of the Chinese navigation system. Phones will likely support BeiDou in the West in several years time.
Rather than using your address, the DelivAir system, developed by Cambridge Consultants, can deliver directly to you by using the GPS from your phone. Which means it can deliver almost anywhere.
Paleontologists have reanalyzed the collagen from fossils and determined that Jurassic Park may never exist; Great Barrier Reef bleaching is worse than ever; and NASA's first neutron star mission.
China's BeiDou satellite network now works with a new chip that enables the system to pin a device's location accurately to one or two metres, putting it on par with the EU's Galileo satellite system.
Europe's satellite navigation system Galileo is said to be more accurate than GPS and GLONASS. The ambitious project has cost the European Union over a 10 billion euros.
Two US companies are working on a new satellite tracking technology which will allow an airliner to be tracked from nearly anywhere in the world, bypassing the limitations of current tracking systems.
In order to reduce its reliance on Google Maps and also help its autonomous car research, Uber is said to be investing around 500 million dollars in developing a global mapping system of its own.
Google has launched its Emergency Location Service feature for Android devices in the UK and Estonia. The feature sends location data to emergency services, and will be expanded internationally.
Pokémon GO can be a fun game if you really like to walk. But what if you don't? Here's how to spoof your location, catch all the Pokémon, and probably get banned, from the comfort of your own home.
Xiaomi has announced a new smartwatch aimed at kids called the Mi Bunny. Coming in both pink and blue, it has a number of features including route tracking and the ability to make voice calls.
One couple living in their Atlanta home are learning first-hand how buggy those 'Find My Phone' features can be after receiving numerous visitors looking for lost smartphones.
If you have a Microsoft Band, you need to calibrate it so that the device accurately records your steps but how to do it has not been talked about so far as it was private information.
We all know Microsoft Research does awesome stuff but this time they seem to have outdone themselves. CO-GPS might bring better location services with only a tiny fraction of today's energy usage.
Location networking service FourSquare has been hit with lawsuits for infringing on two obscure U.S. Patents relating how GPS is used to share information.
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The United States Supreme Court has ruled that police must obtain a warrant before attaching a GPS tracker on a suspect's vehicle as it is now considered a "search," and covered by the 4th amendment.
LightSquared claims that the recent tests by the US government that showed LightSquared's wireless network interfere with GPS signals were "rigged" by the government "to produce bogus results."
We all know that companies patent nearly any idea they can think of and Microsoft has done just that with its 'Avoid Ghetto' feature for GPS devices.
The results of a new test of LightSquared's proposed 4G wireless network showed that it causes disruptions in 75 percent of the GPS units in the US.
Galileo, the EU's global positioning system, came a step closer to reality today. The first two satellites were launched earlier, putting the project on target for its 2014 switch-on date.
Angry Birds passes another milestone as the rate of its growth increases, while its developer, Rovio, cashes in on the game's extraordinary popularity with a major international merchandising push.
Microsoft has posted up a job posting today that is looking for help in being able to track all of its Windows Phone devices anywhere in the World, even without GPS.
Facebook have announced on their blog a whole host of new changes being rolled out. Users can now choose to approve tags, non-friends can tag each other, and the Places feature is being overhauled.
Apple has filed a patent for an implementation of augmented reality that uses its Maps application, suggesting the company is considering the feature in a future iOS release.
A new study predicts that smartphones and tablets sales will rise while sales for "single task" products like MP3 players and digital camera will decline.
Image Source: Ars Technica LightSquared, a company that wants to build a 14 billion dollar, open access satellite/4G LTE broadband network, is facing a new battle. Its base stations appear to wreak havoc with some...
Earlier this month, reports came in that the wireless network for the the wholesale 4G LTE-based company LightSquared was interfering with some GPS signals in a test in New Mexico. Now LightSquared has both admitted...
Lately it seems that we can't go a day without learning that some device is tracking our location or that some organization is selling our private data to others. Privacy rights are decreasing, but we...
Last week we reported that GPS maker TomTom was selling customer data to the police in the Netherlands who were then taking that data and using it to setup speed traps in order to increase...
Apple has just released iOS 4.3.3 for all supported iDevices. The latest update addresses location cache bug that caused growing concerns with iPhone, and even Android and Windows Phone 7 users, that your cell phone...
It seems that living off the grid is becoming more and more difficult with every electronic device apparently monitoring your location and sending information back to the parent company. Today’s privacy breach is courtesy of...
Apple has come under heavy scrutiny lately over their iPhone and iPad tracing peoples locations. The iPhone and iPad were both saving your location to a database within the phone; saving information like GPS location...
Since day one it has been a bumpy ride for Galileo, Europe's satellite navigation system. Wikileaks Cables caused Senior managers to be removed, the United States objected owing to fears of troops being attacked and...