Posts Tagged 'GPS'

Facebook Nearby Friends Feature: Get Ready for Some Stalking!

Facebook is a powerful tool when it comes to connecting with people that you’ve met, as well as being arguably the most important social networking site on the planet. This can be both good and bad, and while I’m not sure if I want to share my location at all times on my timeline, I’m sure that it could be useful in some cases.

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Fitbug Orb Activity Tracker: The Affordable Workout Tracker (with a Catch)

There are plenty of activity trackers around to get the job done to track physical activity, and most of them aren’t cheap. For the more budget-conscious, there’s the newly released Fitbug Orb, which looks like it could be a good option.

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Moves: A Standalone Activity Tracker that Really Works

I kind of like tracking all of my activities, especially since I tend to run alone so I need the motivation to stay on target. While apps like RunKeeper and others work well to track runs, a simple pedometer is something good to keep track of every single move you make in a day.

Moves is a simple app that works in the background of your phone’s OS. It will track your movements automatically. There’s no need for any external devices or plug-ins.

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Read more @ Technabob

Garmin D2 Pilot Watch: Aviation + GPS on Your Wrist

While commercial pilots might not use this kind of watch to replace the computers they work with in Jumbo Jets, frequent travelers and private pilots might enjoy the goodies features on this latest Garmin watch.

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Airbus Bag2Go Smart Luggage: All It Needs to Do Now Is to Follow Me Automatically

Luggage hasn’t changed much in the last few decades, but there’s hope on the horizon. How about having suitcases with built-in GPS that you will never lose again? I’d certainly consider that, since losing your luggage can certainly get painful at times.

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Garmin Fēnix GPS Watch

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Perfect for the outdoorsman, but the Garmin Fēnix GPS Watch is a high-sensitivity GPS navigator + ABC adventure watch, allowing even hands-free operation.

Read more @ GeekAlerts

Garmin Approach S2 – A GPS Smartwatch for Golfers

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Any extra edge can help you win the game. Thanks to technology, there are always new devices that can improve your performance. The Garmin Approach S2 will provide golfers with a library of 30,000 course layouts from around the world, without needing a mobile data connection.

Read more @ GeekAlerts

LockStar GPS Tracker Watches: The Spy Who Watched Me

OK, so maybe you shouldn’t use a GPS tracker watch to spy on your loved ones, but you’ll be able to make sure that your little ones or older relatives are safe and sound. LockStar GPS watches are designed for families caring for children, the elderly, or anyone who you need to keep tabs on, ensuring that they will be found if lost.

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Sandy Island, The Island That Wasn’t There

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A New Zealand researcher thinks that he has solved the riddle of a mysterious South Pacific island shown on Google Earth and world maps, but which doesn’t really exist. He thinks that a whaling ship from 1876 is to blame.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Leikr GPS Sports Watch: Is Bigger Better?

If you’re active, it’s good to have a GPS watch. They have plenty of uses, especially if you run or cycle. Keeping track of your workout is one of the best features. The ones that also feature active navigation will make sure that you won’t get lost. However, most GPS watches can be bulky, counterintuitive to use, and the screen usually isn’t that great.

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