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Disney Goes Mobile (Phones That Is)

Much chatter about Disney's announcement to enter the mobile phone service this week.Targeted at 10- to 15-year-olds, Disney Mobile will be carried by Sprint Nextel -- a June launch is planned. Interesting that technology will enable parents to track whereabouts...

TomTom tracks other TomTom GPS users

TomTom unveiled a "buddy list" GPS tracking system. Too bad it doesn't encorporate my P2P GPS traffic monitoring idea, which uses a peer-to-peer network of GPS users to track traffic patterns and alert you if there is traffic jam and...

The Smartphones Show online streaming video program

Steve Litchfield emailed me to tell me about his online video program, called the The Smartphones Show, which he positions as a new online 'TV' series looking specifically at smartphones. The show covers all software platforms and is currently free...

Google vs. Yahoo! Search Engines Going Wireless

The Deal's Tech Confidential today nicely sums up Google and Yahoo's plays into the mobile phone space.  Search on a cell phone would be a good thing -- as long as you can do it easily and the service is fast. ...

Chitter Chatter GPS tracking phone for kids

Hop-on, Inc. today launched a GPS tracking phone for children that kids wear like a wristwatch. Called the Chitter Chatter phone, they claim it is the world’s smallest GSM / Enhanced Location-Based-Services(LBS) Locator Phone. The Chitter Chatter phone will cost...

GPS for Nokia Symbian phones

Destinator Technologies, a provider of personalized navigation software, announced today at the annual Consumer Electronics Show, the general availability of Destinator SP (Smart Phone), GPS-based navigation software for Nokia Symbian Smartphones, such as the popular Nokia 6600 series phones, in...

Used Jeep Grand Cherokee

This past weekend my wife and I picked up a used (2000) Jeep Grand Cherokee. We hadn't planned on buying a Jeep for at least a couple months, however when our Ford Taurus was side-swiped smashing in both passenger doors...

WiFi and GPS to solve e911 issue

A few companies are leveraging both WiFi and GPS to pinpoint a location during an emergency, such as an e911 emergency phone call. How does WiFi wireless help pinpoint a location, you ask? Simple, it uses a similar concept to...

Navizon Transforms Cell Phones, Wi-Fi Devices into A GPS Device

Navizon Transforms Cell Phones, Wi-Fi Devices into a GPS device and leverages P2P for locating your buddies. What I'd really like for this technology to do is use my idea of P2P GPScasting to transmit your GPS coordinates to others...

Volvo On Call tracks your car

Volvo Cars has introduced the first Pan-European emergency call services called Volvo On Call (think OnStar). Volvo On Call enables drivers to travel throughout Europe with access to 24-hour emergency services. The system tracks a car's location in cases of...

Bluetooth GPS problems solved?

I don't own a BlueTooth GPS receiver, so I cannot attest to the complexity or issues involved with maintaining a good connection between the Bluetooth GPS receiver and an end-user device, but this bit of news below seems to suggest...

Garmin iQue M4 review

Garmin announced a few new GPS solutions today, including a new GPS-enabled Pocket PC called the Garmin iQue M4, which is similar to the Garmin iQue M5. Although I did not get my hands on the iQue M4 (yet), I...

HP iPAQ hw6500 GPS solution

NAVTEQ maps are being used to Power HP iPAQ hw6500 Mobile Messenger Navigation System? Since when did HP offer their own navigation software? I wonder if the HP GPS software is simply OEM'ed from a GPS software company. Nevertheless, pretty...

TomTom supports Mapquest

TomTom is launching a GPS routefinder device for cars together with mapping web site Mapquest. TomTom said the Mapquest device would be a repackaged version of the TomTom Go 300 device. TomTom, whose initial public offering in May was...

Drooling over the HP iPAQ hw6510 and hw6515

Forget the Blackberry, forget the Treo 650, I want one of these babies! The sleek HP iPAQ hw6510 and hw6515 Mobile Messenger is probably the slickest, coolest looking combined PDA/cellphone device today. (wiping my gadget drool as I type this)...

Nearly arrested for trespassing on military base

Ok, maybe the title of my blog post is a bit exaggerated. Anthony Graffeo, a TMC co-worker and I were in a business trip (hence no blogging for past couplr of days) when we got off of Research Turnpike in...

Pharos EZ Road Pocket GPS Navigator Review

RatingsScoreInstallationDocumentationFeaturesUsabilityPerformanceOverallThe Pharos GPS PEZ120 EZ 32 MB Road Pocket Navigator is a lightweight, portable (pocketable), GPS navigation system (click for full image) with an integrated GPS antenna and a color LCD touch screen display. Pharos sent me one of...

TomTom Maps Update

TomTom finally licenses superior NAVTEQ GPS maps. I say it's about friggin' time! TomTom has one of the best GUI front-ends to any GPS navigation system, but the maps they previously licensed from Tele Atlas plain sucked. Sorry Tele Atlas,...

NAVTEQ GPS Traffic

As a huge proponent of GPS I've complained to just about anyone who will listen that all GPS systems should incorporate real-time traffic conditions and use them to calculate the optimal route. And no, I'm not talking about real-time traffic...

Garmin StreetPilot c320 Review

Cool new GPS product I found via Gizmodo which as they state, looks eerily similar to the TomTom Go product. The Garmin StreetPilot is one of the first really self-contained GPS units to come out of Garmin. Designed to get...

Mio136 GPS Navigation

As a huge GPS fan, I just had to share this bit of news... I have a portable GPS system already - Destinator1 running on a very old PocketPC whose irreplaceable internal battery is on its last legs (holds about...

smart2go Mobile Navigator

I love my PocketPC GPS and GPS technology in general, so this news was especially interesting to me. Basically, using smart2go's MMC card and a smartphone or PDA, along with a BlueTooth GPS, you can instantly turn them into a...

U-Blox SuperSense GPS Weak Signal Tracking

I've become quite dependent on my GPS solution (Destinator 3.0 running on an iPaq), which has allowed me to throw out all the maps in my glove box. Unfortunately, I had one very bad experience trying to rely on my...

My Favorite Disney GPS Coordinates

I promised awhile back (this Disney World blog entry), that I would post some GPS coordinates that I captured while down in Orlando, Florida. Someone trackbacked to my blog entry and reminded me that I hadn't posted the GPS coordinates...

Cellphone GPS traffic monitoring

Zipdash - Mobile Map and Traffic App In a recent blog entry, I talked about my desire to "integrate" GPS with tracking technology to be able to determine traffic speeds and re-route accordingly. Well, who knew that just a few...
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