GPS gadgets

Despite the onslaught of mapping systems on smart phones, the GPS industry continues to appeal to various customers. Maybe you are a hiker or maybe you require more information than a cell phone can give or maybe you just like not hassling with your phone to figure out where to go. Whichever the solution, check here to learn of cool GPS gadgets to keep you on track.

 

Polar M200 GPS running watch looks way too cool

by Edwin

When it comes to wearable sports and fitness technology, there is one particular name that has etched itself into the back of our minds: Polar. Polar has come up with its fair share of GPS training watches in the past, and here we are with another potential winner — the Polar M200 GPS running watch.

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Garmin introduces Edge 820 and Edge Explore 820 bike navigation devices

by Edwin

garmin-edge-820Garmin has had its fair share of GPS navigation devices over the years, and in this day and age where just about every single smartphone or tablet does have built-in GPS, it is nice to see how Garmin has moved with the times and thrive. In fact, they have expanded their GPS device family to a myriad of options, where among them include the newly announced Edge 820 and Edge Explore 820. Both of these are lightweight and compact GPS cycling computers that come complete with comprehensive ride data, bike-specific navigation and the new GroupTrack feature.

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International Traveler’s GPS Tablet ensures you are not lost no matter where you are

by Edwin

international-travelers-gpsTraveling these days tend to be a whole lot more convenient and easier thanks to the wonders of the Internet, where you can do your fair bit of research before you even arrive at a place, and then get right in on the attractions, food and sights. However, if you are in unfamiliar territory, you might want to have a map with you handy – and why not have a navigational device to go along with it as well? This is where the $199.99 International Traveler’s GPS Tablet plays a role, where this tablet computer with GPS will be able to offer proper guidance sans a working Internet connection.

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Casio reveals new MR-G variant G-Shock timepiece

by Edwin

casio-mrgHaving a watch used to be cool for a very, very long time, until smartphones came along and more or less made the watch redundant as an essential tool, downgrading it more to that of a fashion accessory. However, smart watches have managed to find a niche for themselves, and it looks like the elegant timepiece wrapped around your wrist is not going to go away anytime soon. Heck, even some manufacturers like Casio have made a name for themselves by clearly entrenching their products as tough-as-nails devices, with the G-Shock brand name reverberating across the industry. The latest model would be the new MR-G variant G-Shock timepiece that will be known as the MR-G Hybrid GPS, as it hits the market some time later this month.

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Garmin announces vívoactive HR GPS smartwatch

by Edwin

vivoactiveHRWhile Garmin is well known for their range of GPS-enabled devices, this does not mean that they should just keep to their regular line of navigational tools that help you get from one point to another. No sir, there should be innovation always to push them forward, and rather than sit and rest on their laurels, the folks over at Garmin have decided to take the plunge into the smartwatch market, except that with Garmin’s expertise in GPS technology, you can be sure that their vívoactive HR GPS smartwatch will be different from the other models out there in the market.

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Kii delivers Snowfox portable tracker for children

by Edwin

kiiChildren are very precious – regardless of where they are, their exuberant spirit and natural optimism is always a joy to watch and be with. Having said that, their sense of curiosity also brings them on various adventures, and this might at times, end up in them getting lost around a particular area or place. This would indirectly cause a sense of distress to the parents as well, so why not live out the mantra that prevention is indeed better than cure? While there are devices like the LG KiZON for the little ones, here is yet another child tracker that works great if you would like to keep up with the times – the Snowfox from Kii.

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Garmin Approach S20 GPS golf watch announced

by Edwin

garmin-approach-s20When it comes to GPS golf watches, you can more or less rely on one particular name that can just about deliver all the time, and that would be Garmin. In the past, the company has rolled out its fair number of GPS golf watches, and this time around it looks like the Garmin Approach S20 GPS golf watch is set to further cement the legendary performance of Garmin’s products in this niche market yet again.

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TomTom and Fiat 500 team up for new navigation system

by Edwin

fiat-500-tomtomThere are many things to take into consideration when it comes to purchasing a car, where among them include fuel economy (a very important point right now), as well as the kind of bells and whistles that you get for the amount of money that you’re forking out. Perhaps after reading this, you might be interested to drop by the nearest Fiat showroom. It seems as though new Fiat 500 drivers will be able to enjoy the best of TomTom connected navigation, as for the very first time on a Fiat 500, the embedded infotainment system will boast of the full TomTom experience with fresh maps, a superior routing engine and includes five years of TomTom’s Live connected suite of services.

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