Introduction to GPS Technology and Devices
By Fred Zahradnik, About.com Guide
- Before You Buy a GPS
- Smartphone GPS
- Comparison Charts and Overviews
- Making the Most of Your GPS
- New Products & Trends
Before You Buy a GPS
This section will help you determine which type of GPS is right for you, and what features you'll need.
- How GPS Works
- Types of GPS: What's Right For You
- How GPS Tracking Works and Types of GPS Tracking Devices
- Smartphone vs. Dedicated Car GPS (PND)
- GPS in Mobile Phones, Online and More
- How to Buy an In-car GPS
- How to Select the Right GPS Screen Size for Your Needs
How to make the most of the location services and apps available for your iPhone, Android device, or other smartphone.
- GPS on Your iPhone: How to Make Best Use of It, How to Control It
- Smartphone + GPS = A Better Navigation Experience
- Make the Most of Apple's iOS 6 Location and GPS Features
- Making the Most of the iPhone's and Siri's GPS and Travel Features
- Apple's iPhone 4S - Powerful New Location-Driven Features
- iPhone 5 GPS and Navigation
- How to Use the Apple iPhone's GPS and Location Services
- Guide to Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod GPS and Location Services
- Manage Your iPhone's GPS and Location Features
Comparison Charts and Overviews
These articles will help you narrow down your choices.
- Price and Feature Comparison Chart for In-car GPS
- Overview of Automotive GPS Devices
- Handheld GPS Overview
- Sports & Fitness GPS Overview
Making the Most of Your GPS
Once you've purchased your GPS, learn how to use it to best serve your needs.
- GPS Maps Download and Update Guide
- Save $60 Per Year: How to Use Garmin Lifetime Map Updater
- GPS Coordinates: What They Are, How to Get Them, What to Do With Them
- Phone GPS - Making the Most of Your Smartphone's GPS Capability
- Pacific Crest Trail and Appalachian Trail GPS Maps
- Smartphone Vs. Dedicated Car GPS
- How to Replace a Garmin Sports GPS Device's Heart Rate Strap Battery
- How and Why to Use Car GPS 'Favorites' Features
- You Just Got a Dedicated GPS Device or Smartphone... Now What?
- USGA Clarifies Rules Surrounding Golf GPS Use
- Enabling Bluetooth GPS for Hands-free Calling
- Preventing GPS Theft: Don't Become a Victim
- Six Ways GPS Can Help Make Your Vacation Great
- GPS Your Way to Cheaper Gas
- You Just Got an In-car GPS... Now What?
- GPS Map and Chart Basics
- Four Ways to Use Your Personal Computer With GPS Technology
- How to Use Your Car GPS in Pedestrian Mode
- How to Use Golf GPS, and Improve Your Game
New Products & Trends
The latest news and information about GPS products and trends.