Pioneer showcases Android-powered vehicle HUD

Pioneer is developing a heads up display (HUD) for vehicles that taps advanced GPS-based features in current-gen smartphones.

FBI tracks California student with outdated spy gear


It seems as if the FBI has been caught tracking a California student with outdated spy gear.

Fable III goes mobile with geo-location makeover

Microsoft has announced a mobile version of Fable III that is expected to offer (European) players a unique geo-location gaming experience as they hunt for gold and claim land across a virtual Continent.

Augmented reality prompts smartphone evolution

The increase in augmented reality and location awareness applications has prompted a salient evolution in the smartphone ecosystem.

Casio debuts first truly integrated GPS camera

Casio has introduced what it is calling the "world's first Hybrid GPS enabled digital camera," which packs with it a 15x zoom and a $349 price tag.

Google updates Android Navigation app to allow for walking

Google's turn-by-turn GPS software for Android has been updated with a feature that you don't see all that often in GPS programs: walking directions.

Garmin recalls GPS units over battery fire fears

Garmin is recalling more than a million Nuvi navigation devices over fears that they could overheat and cause a fire.

Android Tapsnake trojan tracks your every move


Symantec has positively identified a stealth trojan hidden in a Tapsnake video game app for Android smartphones.

GPS killer app: stalking, er, I mean flirting

Location based services are going to be hotter than a junebug dancing on a fat man's grill. Flirtatious dating site hottie is hitting the "droid."

Cell phones are killing GPS sales

A few years from now, little kids are going to start asking, "Wait, you mean people used to have a separate GPS device instead of just using their phones??"

Qualcomm merges reality and cyberspace in Android mesh

Qualcomm is helping mobile developers merge reality and cyberspace with its upcoming release of an augmented reality platform and accompanying SDK for Android-based devices.

US military tests GPS-guided Scorpion

The US military has successfully flight tested a GPS-guided Scorpion munition which was deployed at an altitude of 5,000 feet from a C-130 aircraft.

NASA develops improved search and rescue system

NASA is working on new satellite-aided search and rescue technology that will make it quicker to find people in distress.

Boeing preps next-gen GPS for launch


Boeing has completed prelaunch testing for the first of 12 next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF navigation spacecraft.

Motorola Flips Out with new Android smartphone

Motorola is reportedly preparing to launch an Android-powered smartphone with a "flip-around" display in June 2010.

Plasma TV, GPS, DirecTV engineers inducted to hall of fame

The inventors of modern-day GPS and an inventor credited with paving the path for plasma TV technology are among the 2010 inductees to the Consumer Electronics Hall of Fame.

TomTom reveals capacitive touchscreen GPS

Unveiled as "the first in a whole new generation of navigation devices," TomTom today announced its Go Live 1000 GPS unit, the first from the company to sport a capacitive touchscreen display.

RIM refreshes Blackberry lineup

RIM has introduced two new Blackberry smartphones: the classic Bold 9650 and compact Pearl 3G.



Upgraded air traffic control technology hits speed bump

Significant problems have forced the US Transportation Department to take a step back from upgrading its highly outdated air traffic control system.

Garmin intros navigation-centric Garminfone on Android

GPS manufacturer Garmin for the first time will be releasing its own branded mobile phone, bringing its navigation technology to the Android platform exclusively through T-Mobile.