GPS

Suunto Ambit2 (HR) Review: The Smartwatch For Badasses

The Suunto Ambit2 (HR) won’t read you your email and doesn’t know Will.i.am’s phone number. But, it will tell you your precise location anywhere on earth and powerfully monitors your physical exertion. How many beers did that climb burn? http://indefinitelywild.gizmodo.com/achieving-hima…


How Your Smartphone's GPS Uses Quantum Mechanics To Locate You

I keep watching this video and it keeps blowing my mind.


Garmin's Epix Puts A Rugged Touchscreen GPS Navigator On Your Wrist

A hike deep into the woods or unexplored territory is only fun if you know you can find your way back out. And to ensure that adventurers can safely get to or from their destinations without a pack weighed down with gadgets, Garmin’s new epix watch straps a full GPS navigator to your wrist, complete with touchscreen controls, so your hands are always free.


Researchers Use GPS To Track Antarctica's Ice Migration In Real Time

Antarctica’s melting ice sheets have been a major contributor to global sea level increases over the last decade, and the losses are expected to accelerate over the next two centuries. But researchers attempting to study the rate at which these sheets move and melt have been hamstrung by conventional monitoring methods. That’s why a team from the UBL’s Laboratoire de Glaciologie has gone ahead and connected one such ice sheet to the Internet of Things.


Rip Curl Surf Watch Review: The Most Advanced Waveproof Wearable Yet

It seems like there are GPS watches to track practically any sports activity, from running and hiking to cycling and swimming. So why have surfers been left out in the cold? Rip Curl aims to fix that with the first watch to track just how much gnar you’re shredding.


The World As Seen By A Self-Driving Car

For self-driving cars to work safely, we need better mapsmuch better maps. These maps will not only need to know where the roads are. They will need to show real-time details as general as traffic patterns and as specific as the number of centimetres to the curb. They will also need to cover millions of kilometres worth of road.


GPS Tracking To Curb Car Thefts In Western Australia

Car theft continues to be a persistent problem for motorists across Australia, and there’s only so much that a good alarm and security system can do — especially if the thief already has your keys. What if you were able to track wherever your car was on a map on your phone, though? Having your car stolen — at least for good — may soon be a thing of the past.


GPS Navigation For Your Car: Vital Features To Consider

Gizmodo Video Guide: While you might already know where you’re headed thanks to the GPS mapping in your phone, there’s still a place for dedicated GPS navigation units.


Android Wear's First Big Update Is Rolling Out

The first significant update for Android Wear is now rolling out, and it all lines up nicely with a rumour we heard early last month. Most significantly, the update brings offline storage for your music, enhanced Bluetooth pairing, and support for Wear watches with GPS. Basically, Android Wear really wants to be your running buddy.


Scientists Who Discovered The Brain's Natural GPS Win The Nobel Prize

When you walk around a space, certain cells in your brain are quietly mapping out a grid so that you can easily navigate the space. It’s a lot like GPS. We know this thanks to three scientists who just won the Nobel Prize in Medicine.