Posts Tagged: "navigation"

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Piksi Brings Incredibly Accurate GPS To The Masses

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Real-time kinematics is a highly efficient, and effective, method of navigation. GPS systems rely on information from a satellite signal to find their way, but RTK systems use instead the signal of the satellite itself. By locking onto that, and using a reference station, it means that you have accuracy...

Google Maps Gets Revamped

Google Maps Gets Revamped (video)

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The folks over at Mountain View released info that it will revamp Google Maps for desktops, while also providing an advance look at the new Android and iOS versions. The mobile versions of Google Maps will feature a more personalized navigation with an all-new rating system and provide offers from...

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Google Maps vs. Apple Maps iOS (comparison)

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Now that Google Maps for iOS is out after a brief 3-month hiatus, millions have downloaded it with anticipation. But is it better than the built-in Apple Maps app that every iPhone 5 and now all iOS 6 devices come paired with? And if so, how? You might think “absolutely,...

iOS Map Alternatives

14 Alternative Map Apps for iOS 6 (list)

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Many are not happy with iOS 6 Maps that replaced Google Maps from the previous operating system.  Many consider it to be the weakest map app of all the iOS updates. It’s basically dependent on third party apps for the region you’re in, which can range from pretty good to...