GPS: Most Popular Articles
We rate and review the top ten GPS navigation apps for iPhone. iPhone navigation apps can provide turn-by-turn directions for driving and for walking. See details and compare app features.
Google Maps does not include a menu option for obtaining latitude and longitude coordinates. Here's how to easily get coordinates of a location.
Cell phone tracking is legal with a service such as AT&T's FamilyMap. We test, rate, and review FamilyMap.
Cell phones across an increasingly wide price range come with built in GPS chips. Here's an overview of cell phone GPS capabilities and services.
There are many iPhone golf GPS rangefinder apps. Our 2014 review narrows the field down to the five best: Golfshot, ViewTI, GolfLink, AirVue, GolfLogix. Read on for details.
How to use the Apple iPhone's assisted-GPS and location services.
Review of the five best and easiest-to-use GPS tracking devices on the market today. We list and compare features of these consumer-friendly GPS trackers.
The latest version of Apple's iPod Touch doesn't come with a built-in GPS chip, but you can get GPS to work on a Touch, and do other mapping and navigation tasks. More on iPod Touch GPS.
We test, rate, and review all of the leading GPS Watch models including Garmin, Polar, Timex, Suunto, Nike GPS watches.
GPS and turn-by-turn navigation features of the Apple iPhone 5. Navigation features of the iOS 6 operating system.
Should you go with a smartphone GPS for turn-by-turn car navigation, or a dedicated GPS (PND) such as a Garmin or TomTom? Five factors to help you decide.
We review and rate the five best GPS apps for hiking, backpacking, trails, and parks. Makers include Trimble, MotionX, National Geographic, and more.
GPS coordinates: what they are, how to get them, and what to do with them.
All about the GPS, location, mapping, health, and care features that may appear in the iPhone 6 with iOS 8 operating system.
The iPhone includes powerful GPS and location features, but they can sacrifice your privacy (and drain your iPhone battery) if you don't know how to manage them. Here's how to manage iPhone GPS.
The new Apple iPad, with GPS and its high-resolution retina display, is an excellent device for a range of navigation, and mapping duties and location-aware apps.
Most mobile phones made today include built-in GPS chips. Here's how to select the right phone GPS for you and make the most of smartphone GPS apps.
How to use Google Maps cycling directions
How to use the Garmin Lifetime Updater to download and install free Garmin GPS map updates.
You have many options when it comes to obtaining and updating maps for your Garmin GPS. Here's how to locate, download, and manage Garmin GPS maps.
The Apple iPhone 4S, combined with GPS and Apple's iOS 5 operating system, include some powerful location-based and navigation features. Here are the details.
Most major rental car companies offer GPS for an additional daily or weekly fee. Here's a comparison of products and services.
The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a technical marvel made possible by a group of satellites in earth orbit that transmit precise signals, allowing GPS receivers to calculate and display accurate location, speed, and time information to the user.
We road test turn-by-turn, spoken-street-name GPS navigation apps used with an iPad Mini, and iOttie Easy Grip Universal Dash Mount Holder.
How to send Google Maps destinations to your Garmin in-car GPS.
You can use the Google Maps. GPS.
Here are the top five handheld GPS devices for hiking and backpacking from Garmin, Magellan, DeLorme, and more.
The latest generation of golf GPS devices give you quick and accurate guidance from anywhere on the course.
There are a number of options for getting free GPS turn-by-turn navigation. Read on for a review of free GPS services for driving and outdoor recreation.
Wi-Fi Positioning System is a term pioneered by Skyhook Wireless to describe its Wi-Fi-based location system.
Assisted GPS, also known as A-GPS or AGPS, enhances the performance of standard GPS in devices connected to the cellular network.
Apple's latest iPhone 5S will run on the iOS 7 operating system, so we already know about most of its GPS performance. Here are the details.
The iPhone is a great device that had a glaring omission - no free turn-by-turn directions with its GPS functionality. All that has changed with the iOS6 operating system.
The Siri app integrated into iPhone 4S includes many GPS, navigation, and location-based features. Here's how to make the most of Siri's location and navigation features.
How to find and install alternate voices in your car GPS.
There are many forms of GPS tracking available to consumers today. Here's how they work and the pros and cons of the full range of tracking options.
How to use the free Garmin Connect Course Creator tool to map cycling and running routes online and then export them to your Garmin sports GPS device.
We review, road test, and star-rate the Google Maps app for iPhone. Comparison with other maps and GPS navigation apps for the iPhone.
We select and review the best iPad apps for GPS, navigation, and travel.
Here's how to find the in-car GPS navigator that best meets your needs, and at the best price.
We road test, star-rate, and review the Garmin Fit GPS sports and fitness app for the iPhone, plus the ANT+ adaptor for heart rate monitor and cadence.
Automotive GPS devices come with screens varying from 3.5 inches (diagonal) all the way to 7 inches. Select the right GPS screen size for your needs.
How to use Google Earth to show tracks and routes using GPS data.
We field-test review, and star-rate the Garmin Montana 650t GPS. The Montana is designed to be used as a car, handheld, and marine GPS. We used the Montana on an extended backcountry trip.
How to replace a Garmin sports GPS device's heart rate strap battery. Troubleshooting Garmin heart rate battery.
Review of the latest GPS hardware and software for turning your laptop computer into a GPS navigator.
We sort through the many fitness apps for iPhone and Android, and review the five best apps for your consideration.
Garmin's Edge family of cyclecomputers can help you with detailed route and course maps and even cue-sheet instructions and turn-by-turn directions, depending
The iPad is an ideal device for mapping applications. Here are the best iPad map apps, including travel, atlas, topo, entertainment and more
GPS and location features of Apple's new iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, including HealthKit and HomeKit.
A Geographic Information System, or GIS, integrates, data, hardware, software and GPS to assist in the analysis and display of geographically referenced information.
Track phones within your billing account with AT&T FamilyMap
Have the USGA and R&A Rules, Ltd. dropped an iPhone (and other smartphone) GPS ban bombshell into the 2012 Rules of Golf? Short answer: Yes. Read on for more.
Google releases Latitude friend-finder app for iPhone.
Four ways to use your personal computer with GPS technology.
How to use location history to track and view your locations in Google Maps or Apple iPhone iOS.
Types of GPS available for cars, outdoor recreation, sports and more.
The do-it-all Garmin Dakota 20 is a mapping handheld GPS suitable for multiple sports, hiking, and geocaching. We field test, rate and review the Dakota 20.
A topographic map shows elevation contour lines, in addition to detailed road, town, and physical characteristics of the landscape.
How to use a Bluetooth GPS to enable hands-free, speaker-assisted calling while in your car. Latest technology, Bluetooth GPS models, and how-to.
We road test, star-rate, and review the turn-by-turn directions capabilities of Apple's iOS 6 Maps app for the iPhone 5 and other iPhones.
Global Positioning System defined.
In-car GPS is a potential distraction, and
Here are the latest GPS and navigation options for iOS devices, including the iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone.
Definition and use of text-to-speech in GPS devices.
Which is better for navigation - a smartphone, or a dedicated car GPS? How about both!
On-course test, review, and star rating of the Garmin Approach G3 handheld golf GPS device. Garmin G3 golf GPS.
We run-test and review the Nike+ SportWatch GPS. See star-rating and full specifications for the Nike+ SportWatch GPS.
We field test, star-rate, and review the Bad Elf GPS accessory for Apple iPad and iPod. Read on for more.
We field test, review, and rate the Timex Ironman Global Trainer GPS watch, including accompanying Training Peaks online service.
Like its predecessor, the Apple iPad 2 has GPS and location features such as a digital compass. But the iPad 2 brings new capability and apps. See more.
How to download and install a variety of fun vehicle icons for Garmin GPS from the Garmin Garage
The light and compact (3x.7 inches) Garmin GTU 10 GPS tracker makes it easy to track, record and transmit the location of anything you'd like to track. Read on for the field test and review.
We review the latest car mounts for the iPhone. Find the best charging iPhone car mount for your navigation and music needs.
Your iPhone comes with a built-in GPS chip. Here is how to make the most of GPS on the iPhone
How to use the Garmin Connect Live Tracking feature that is available with the Garmin Edge 810 cyclecomputer.
Cameras that include GPS tracking technology let you geotag your photos and more. Here are the top ten cameras and digital video cameras with built-in GPS.
Step-by-step how-to on installing and using the Find my iPhone feature for the iPhone3G and iPhone 3GS
We review, road test, and star-rate the Garmin Forerunner 10 GPS sport watch.
Google's free Maps Engine Lite utility lets you create, store and share detailed maps. Here's how to make your own Google Maps.
We test, rate, and review all of the latest GPS mobile devices and services. Find you best GPS mobile options.
It's not easy to get children outdoors, but the geocaching adventure game combines technology and the excitement of a treasure hunt to motivate kids.
We play, rate and review GolfShot GPS rangefinder for iPhone. This app includes nice scorecard features and graphics for your stats.
Clarifying the USGA and R&A's 2009 joint statement on the use of smartphone, iPhone, BlackBerry GPS devices in competition.
We test, rate, and review the Garmin Forerunner 310XT running GPS computer.
We review, road test, and star-rate the Cyclemeter GPS bicycling smartphone app for iPhone.
There are many turn-by-turn GPS navigation apps on the market. Here's how to select the right one for your needs.
Global Positioning System (GPS) navigators use the mathematical technique of trilateration to determine user position, speed, and elevation.
We run-test, rate, and review the Garmin Forerunner 210 GPS-enabled running watch. Use the Forerunner 210 outdoors, or indoors with a foot-pod.
The Map My Ride online service provides an easy way to plan, design, export, and share a road route. We review the service and all of its features.
GPS and navigation features of the Apple iPhone 4 on Verizon wireless. How iPhone compares with other GPS and navigation options on Verizon.
Apple's iOS 6 operating system for iPhone and iPad uses GPS and location-based features more than any previous version. Learn the details of GPS for iPhone.
Global Positioning System receivers must have almanac and ephemeris data in memory in order to calculate position. GPS almanac explained.
How to use a GPS watch to make the most of your fitness and training time. Using a GPS watch for running or bike racing.
Google has unveiled the. GPS.
How to make the most of the iPhone's GPS and navigation features on your next road trip.
Bearing: the compass direction from your current position to your intended destination
The Polar RS800CX sports watch is an advanced training aid that includes heart rate and GPS capability. Field test of the Polar RS800CX.
We road test, review, and rate the Garmin StreetPilot iPhone GPS navigation app. Find out if the Garmin StreetPilot GPS iPhone app is right for you.
We road test, rate, and review the TomTom XL 350 TM car GPS with included lifetime map and traffic updates. Star rating for the TomTom XL 350 TM GPS.
We course-test, star-rate, and review the Garmin Approach S1 golf GPS watch. Full specs and golfer review of the Garmin Approach S1 golf GPS.
A car windshield is not always the best place to mount an in-car portable GPS. These GPS mounts can place your GPS on a vent, in a cup holder, on a dash and more.
Using your in-car GPS for hands-free mobile phone calling
California SB 1567, the GPS Windshield Safety Act, permits the mounting of portable GPS units in specific areas of vehicle windshields, but there's a catch.
We play, review, and rate the Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS. Features of the Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS.
We field test, review and star-rate the Columbia GPS Pal iPhone app. Track, store, and share route, distance, time, map, and more.
We compare the four most popular iPhone GPS navigation apps feature-for-feature, including TomTom, AT&T, Navigon, and Gokivo.
How to shop for a car gps, and a detailed chart comparing GPS features. How to get the best prices and features.
GPS technology combined with traffic tracking services provides a tool for traffic avoidance and alternate route selection.
If you want or need it all -- from a wide screen, to rock-solid navigation and precise text-to-speech directions, to hands-free calling support, to traffic tracking and avoidance, to travel tools, the Garmin Nuvi 760 is a fine choice.
We road test rate, and review the Garmin Edge 800 wireless GPS cyclecomputer. In-depth review and photo gallery for the Garmin Edge 800 GPS.
Google Maps directions - making the most of Google Maps, including tips & tricks and little-known features.
An SD card provides quick upgrades and updates to GPS devices
You just got an in-car GPS navigator. Here are some tips for quick setup, safety, and getting the most from your GPS.
The Apple Watch's fitness and location-awareness features help you monitor daily activity and fitness activities in detail. Here's how they work.
Simple, inexpensive Bluetooth GPS receivers can log data for camera geotagging, location data storage and tracking, laptop linkup and more. Here's more on Bluetooth GPS receivers.
How to use your car GPS in pedestrian or walking mode.
It's getting easier than ever to navigation large indoor spaces with turn-by-turn directions, thanks to GPS apps.
Details on the Motorola - Verizon - Google Droid smartphone GPS features, turn-by-turn navigation capability, and car kit
We road test, rate, and review the Adidas miCoach GPS fitness and training app for the iPhone. The miCoach app provides personal training features in a free app.
A GPS-enabled smartphone is great for helping you make the most of your vacation time. Try these apps and sites.
We road test, star-rate, and review the TomTom VIA 1605 TM car GPS, which includes lifetime map updates.
How to obtain, download, and install custom points-of-interest (POIs) into your Garmin car GPS.
Time to First Fix (TTFF) describes the time and process required for a GPS device to acquire enough usable satellite signals and data to provide accurate navigation.
: As more mobile devices add location-based services, more ways of determining users' locations are being
The Bike Route Toaster at Bikeroutetoaster.com lets you design courses that you can view in Google Maps or Google Earth, or export as standard GPS files.
The Garmin Rino 530 HCx combines two-way radio, color-map GPS, and the ability to locate others' positions into a tough and competent handheld GPS.
GPS watches are great for sport & fitness and golf. See the latest 2012 models.
Your car GPS can do more than just give you directions. Learn how to download and install fun and free new vehicle icons. Tired of your GPS's voice? Download and install some celebrity voices. You may also use your GPS to find the best gas prices.
Product review of the Garmin Forerunner 305 sports and fitness GPS. The latest version of the 305 features a high-sensitivity receiver that works well near trees and buildings. Read on for more test information.
Data from cell phones will eventually be the killer app for traffic tracking and avoidance.
Geotag, geotagging. GPS.
Strava app review. We road test and star rate the Strava bicycling app for iPhone and Android smartphones.
We field test, review, and star-rate the JOOS Orange portable solar charger for smartphones, iPhones, iPads, cameras, and other electronics.
You can get a good turn-by-turn GPS navigation app for your iPhone, but pair your phone with a dedicated car GPS for the best directions.
Road test and review of the Garmin Nuvi 5000 in-car portable GPS.
We rate and review the three best golf GPS rangefinder and scorekeeper apps for the BlackBerry.
Your complete resource for finding, purchasing, and managing GPS maps for on-road or off-road use.
More than 25,000 GPS devices are stolen from vehicles each year. Follow these steps to prevent GPS theft.
Step-by-step instructions for updating the Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS CourseView mapset and golf course database.
We review the Garmin eTrex Legend HCx and list pros and cons and product features. Review includes ratings, photos and spec charts.
We review, road test, and star-rate the TomTom Runner GPS sport watch.
We field test, rate and review the Garmin Oregon line of handheld GPS receivers.
The iPhone 5 is here, along with the iOS 6 operating system, a new map app, new maps, and free turn-by-turn directions. Read on for more on GPS and navigation with the iPhone 5.
We field test, rate, and review the latest SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger.
We road test, rate, and review the TomTom XXL 530S car GPS with a 5-inch screen.
The Motorola MOTOACTV Golf Edition GPS sports watch lets you track distance-to-the-hole from anywhere on the course, and has scorekeeping and club stat-keeping.
There continues to be confusion about GPS options for the iPad 2, iPod Touch, and other iOS devices. This guide clarifies GPS capabilities and aftermarket options.
The Garmin Zumo and TomTom Rider are GPS navigators made specifically for motorcycle use. They include wireless devices that let you hear navigation instructions via a helmet speaker and mike.
We road test, review, and rate the Garmin Nuvi 3790T car GPS. The super-slim, new-generation Garmin 3790T sets a new standard for car GPS.