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21 articles

10 best GPS app and navigation app options for Android

These days most people use Google Maps or Apple Maps but are always curious what their navigation app options are. In this list, we'll show you the best!
by Joe HindyAugust 30, 2018

What is the Xiaomi Mi 8’s dual frequency GPS?

The Xiaomi Mi 8 is the first smartphone to boast dual frequency GPS tracking. Here's everything that you need to know about multi-frequency GPS navigation.
by Robert TriggsJune 26, 2018

Create a GPS tracking application with Firebase Realtime Database

Build an Android app that monitors a smartphone's location so you can view its exact coordinates.
by Jessica ThornsbyMarch 22, 2018

How you can be tracked even with your GPS turned off

Researchers from Princeton University have discovered a new way to accurately track you— even if you turn your GPS location off.
by Christopher LoranDecember 13, 2017
 
 

Smartphone GPS accuracy could jump from 5m to 30cm in 2018

Broadcom Limited has revealed a new smartphone GPS chip said to be more accurate and twice as power efficient as those currently in use.
by Scott Adam GordonSeptember 26, 2017

Android sensors, what are they and are they working? – Android customization

Having trouble with the sensors on your device, or just curious how they work, use this Android customization app to check in on your Android sensors. From the Gyroscope and Barometer ...
by Jonathan FeistAugust 4, 2016

How to improve GPS Signal on your Android Device

Sometimes your GPS on your device just is not accurate, here are some ways to improve the accuracy as well as calibrate the compass. It's easier than you think.
by Alex MullisJuly 28, 2016

Using the Awareness API in your Android app

The Awareness API was introduced at Google I/O 2016 and provides a method for apps to get a more accurate idea of what's happening around it. This tutorial demonstrates how to add ...
by Obaro OgboJuly 25, 2016

This navigation app keeps you out of high-crime areas in real time

RedZone is a suitably-named navigation app that helps keep you safe by steering you clear of high crime areas with real-time updates.
by Kris CarlonApril 15, 2016

If the police knock on your door looking for a stolen phone, this might be why

"Find My Phone" apps are responsible for a spate of cases where innocent people are being accused of stealing phones because of bad app data.
by Kris CarlonJanuary 22, 2016
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