StickR TrackR 2 Pack: Coin-sized attachment to GPS track anything $29.95 [Deal of the Day]

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Never lose your stuff again by attaching these small coin-sized devices to your valuables. Bluetooth Low Energy allows the StickR to communicate with the TrackR app and locate your belongings. There’s no recharging necessary; the StickR lasts for over a year with a replaceable coin cell ...

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hereO GPS watch for kids seeks funding, gives parents peace of mind

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If you’re a parent, you know that safety for your children is top priority. They can get lost or hurt, and it’s difficult to be wherever they are 100% of the time. That’s where the hereO GPS watch for kids comes in to play. The hereO is a GPS watch for kids that aims to... Read More

Scout navigation app intros real-time social meet up and ETA sharing

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GPS and navigation application Scout has a new update this week folds in a layer of social sharing. With the latest release of Scout users will be able to share their estimated time of arrival for destinations and real-time location. Headed to a family reunion or a big business outing? ...

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Garmin introduces Monterra; An Android powered GPS handheld

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It has been a long time since we saw anything from Garmin; one of the leading providers of GPS equipments in the world. Today, they officially broke the streak by introducing Garmin Monterra, an Android powered handheld GPS handheld device. It has all the functions of a smartphone, the only ...

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Public transit schedules for Google Maps reaches one million

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Since 2005, Google Maps has been collaborating with transit authorities to make our lives a whole lot easier. Today Google has well over 500 cities worldwide with transit stops marked. Google understands that public transportation info is important to have at the palm of your hand. They have ...

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Android security warning: SoundHound transmitting user location and Google account information

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We’ve just gotten a tip about a potential privacy issue with the SoundHound app, a popular music service that users can download from the Market. Apparently, the app transmits a user’s exact location, along with unique device IDs and Google account information back to ...

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GLYMPSE hits 2 million Android downloads and plans to bring new features in update

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Surpassing 2 million downloads on the Android platform, Glympse has made a lot of progress in a short amount of time. Having just over a million Android downloads 3 months ago, they’ve reached another milestone and plan to debut a couple new features at the Mobile World Congress, which is ...

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Win 1 Year of TeleNav AND $100 in Gas [CONTEST]

For those  readers living in the United States this coming weekend is Labor Day.  For many of you this means hopping in the car for a weekend getaway, picnic, or barbecue.   As such, we couldn’t think of a better excuse to throw a travel-related contest.  We’ve teamed up with our ...

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GPS War Heats Up as Garmin Acquires Navigon AG

Garmin Ltd. and Navigon AG announced this afternoon that they have agreed to terms which will see Garmin to acquire the privately held German navigation company. Barring any snags in the regulatory approval process, the deal will have Navigon operating as a subsidiary of Garmin, strengthening ...

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Audi of America Introduces Roadside Assistance App for Smartphones

Audi has partnered up with Allstate Roadside Services to offer roadside assistance  via a new smartphone application.  The application connects directly to Audi using pre-registered vehicle information along with an intuitive interface which makes contacting roadside services a breeze.  Audi ...

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Nom! Foodspotting (Lite) Arrives on Android

The official Foodspotting application comes out of beta and hits the Android Market running. Not content to leave the lite version on its own, the developers are already prepping new features.

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AAA Roadside Now Available for Android

AAA releases their renowned "Roadside Assistance" app for Android, making it easier than ever to use your AAA membership without ever having to make a phone call.

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CoPilot Live USA for Android Arrives With One Time $4.99 Charge

The turn-by-turn GPS application market just got a little more competitive this morning with ALK Technology’s release of CoPilot Live USA.  Available for a one-time $4.99 purchase out of the Android Market, the application features 3D guided voice direction with street level maps that are ...

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T-Mobile Vibrant Sees Update, GPS Gets Fixed

We’re getting word from a few of our readers that their new T-Mobile Vibrant handset has received an update.  It’s a mix of good news, bad news though, depending on what you were hoping for.  First, is isn’t the Android 2.2 you might be holding your breath over.  However, this ...

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Samsung Captivate Sees GPS Fix in Minor Update

A common complaint among some early adopters of the Galaxy S series phones in the United States is that the GPS is less than accurate 100% of the time. Samsung and AT&T were aware of the issue and were working to put something together. Today sees the fruits of their labor as Samsung has ...

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