Google, continuing in the spirit of surreptitious, over-the-air core app updates in lieu of new Android firmware, completed its global rollout of Google Play Services 3.2 today.
A growing number of users are taking to online forums to complain about flaky Nexus 7 (2013) GPS functionality. Google is reportedly looking into the issue.
Mercedes-Benz R&D department is looking to improve pedestrian and driving GPS on Google Glass to create more seamless door-to-door navigation.
Asus has settled a class action lawsuit by accepting to give a free GPS dongle and $17 to all those affected by GPS and Wi-Fi issues on the Transformer Prime.
Almost all digital cameras can be configured for different light conditions, but Google wants to go one step further and calculate this setting by cross referencing your current location with the weather forecast.
When TomTom for Android finally launched back in October, any celebration was minimal due to limited device support. Luckily, an update released today brings support for increased screen resolutions and therefore more devices.
LightSquared, the company that aims to be the United States’ 5th nationwide wireless carrier, is yet again facing off with the government over proposed engineering solutions that interfere with GPS signals. The government has said it will do everything in its power to bar the network from competing on US territory.
Though the Android ecosystem has its fair share of navigation system app, with Google’s home brewed offering doing a mighty fine job already, it certainly won’t hurt to have TomTom finally jumping onboard. After a not so subtle hint two months ago, TomTom for Android is ready to direct you to your destination and stop you from getting lost – pretty soon.
SkyHook has recently announced that they have partnered with Barnes & Noble for developing GPS-like capabilities for the latter’s otherwise GPS radio lacking NOOK series.
Researchers from Finland have developed a system that uses the Earth’s magnetic fields in positioning, borrowing from the adaptation that homing pigeons, spiny... lobsters and dolphins have developed through thousands of years.
GPS availability on mobile devices has opened up a whole world of opportunity for smartphone and tablet owners. Positioning systems...