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.
How to use the Apple iPhone's assisted-GPS and location 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.
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 iPhone 2013 holidays gift guide for travelers. See the latest and best iPhone travel accessories that make great gifts.
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.
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.
Cell phone tracking is legal with a service such as AT&T's FamilyMap. We test, rate, and review FamilyMap.
We review and rate the five best GPS apps for hiking, backpacking, trails, and parks. Makers include Trimble, MotionX, National Geographic, and more.
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 test, rate, and review all of the leading GPS Watch models including Garmin, Polar, Timex, Suunto, Nike GPS watches.
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.
GPS coordinates: what they are, how to get them, and what to do with them.
How to use Google Maps cycling directions
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.
How to use the Garmin Lifetime Updater to download and install free Garmin GPS map updates.
We run-test and review the Nike+ SportWatch GPS. See star-rating and full specifications for the Nike+ SportWatch GPS.
Most major rental car companies offer GPS for an additional daily or weekly fee. Here's a comparison of products and services.
Google Maps directions - making the most of Google Maps, including tips & tricks and little-known features.
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.
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.
The latest generation of golf GPS devices give you quick and accurate guidance from anywhere on the course.
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 send Google Maps destinations to your Garmin in-car GPS.
Here are the top five handheld GPS devices for hiking and backpacking from Garmin, Magellan, DeLorme, and more.
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.
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.
You can use the Google Maps. GPS.
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.
We select and review the best iPad apps for GPS, navigation, and travel.
How to find and install alternate voices in your car GPS.
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.
Wi-Fi Positioning System is a term pioneered by Skyhook Wireless to describe its Wi-Fi-based location 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.
We sort through the many fitness apps for iPhone and Android, and review the five best apps for your consideration.
Assisted GPS, also known as A-GPS or AGPS, enhances the performance of standard GPS in devices connected to the cellular network.
We review, road test, and star-rate the Google Maps app for iPhone. Comparison with other maps and GPS navigation apps for the iPhone.
Here's how to find the in-car GPS navigator that best meets your needs, and at the best price.
The iPad is an ideal device for mapping applications. Here are the best iPad map apps, including travel, atlas, topo, entertainment and more
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
All about the GPS, location, mapping, health, and care features that may appear in the iPhone 6 with iOS 8 operating system.
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.
Review of the latest GPS hardware and software for turning your laptop computer into a GPS navigator.
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 replace a Garmin sports GPS device's heart rate strap battery. Troubleshooting Garmin heart rate battery.
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.
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.
Four ways to use your personal computer with GPS technology.
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.
Here are the latest GPS and navigation options for iOS devices, including the iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone.
On-course test, review, and star rating of the Garmin Approach G3 handheld golf GPS device. Garmin G3 golf GPS.
Which is better for navigation - a smartphone, or a dedicated car GPS? How about both!
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.
We review, road test, and star-rate the Garmin Forerunner 10 GPS sport watch.
How to use Google Earth to show tracks and routes using GPS data.
Definition and use of text-to-speech in GPS devices.
Google releases Latitude friend-finder app for iPhone.
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.
A topographic map shows elevation contour lines, in addition to detailed road, town, and physical characteristics of the landscape.
How to download and install a variety of fun vehicle icons for Garmin GPS from the Garmin Garage
We field test, review, and rate the Timex Ironman Global Trainer GPS watch, including accompanying Training Peaks online service.
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.
In-car GPS is a potential distraction, and
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.
We review the latest car mounts for the iPhone. Find the best charging iPhone car mount for your navigation and music needs.
A Geographic Information System, or GIS, integrates, data, hardware, software and GPS to assist in the analysis and display of geographically referenced information.
Clarifying the USGA and R&A's 2009 joint statement on the use of smartphone, iPhone, BlackBerry GPS devices in competition.
Track phones within your billing account with AT&T FamilyMap
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.
We field test, star-rate, and review the Bad Elf GPS accessory for Apple iPad and iPod. Read on for more.
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.
We play, rate and review GolfShot GPS rangefinder for iPhone. This app includes nice scorecard features and graphics for your stats.
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.
Your iPhone comes with a built-in GPS chip. Here is how to make the most of GPS on the iPhone
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.
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.
Review of the Maps app that comes with Apple's OS X Mavericks operating system for Macs.
Global Positioning System defined.
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.
Product review and field test of Trimble Outdoors suite of three GPS-driven mobile phone applications, including AllSport GPS, GeocacheNavigator, and GuideWorxGPS
Global Positioning System receivers must have almanac and ephemeris data in memory in order to calculate position. GPS almanac explained.
How to make the most of the iPhone's GPS and navigation features on your next road trip.
We test, rate, and review all of the latest GPS mobile devices and services. Find you best GPS mobile options.
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.
We test, rate, and review the Garmin Forerunner 310XT running GPS computer.
A geofence is a virtual boundary around a geographical space.
How to shop for a car gps, and a detailed chart comparing GPS features. How to get the best prices and features.
How to use the Garmin Connect Live Tracking feature that is available with the Garmin Edge 810 cyclecomputer.
We play, review, and rate the Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS. Features of the Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS.
Types of GPS available for cars, outdoor recreation, sports and more.
Apple today unveiled a beautiful new set of iPad models, highlighting new iPad Air and iPad Mini with super high-resolution Retina displays. The iPad Air is
We field test, review and star-rate the Columbia GPS Pal iPhone app. Track, store, and share route, distance, time, map, and more.
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.
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.
We test, star-rate, and review Garmin's Connect, a free online training log, route planning, and goal-setting service.
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.
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.
Step-by-step how-to on installing and using the Find my iPhone feature for the iPhone3G and iPhone 3GS
Global Positioning System (GPS) navigators use the mathematical technique of trilateration to determine user position, speed, and elevation.
The Polar RS800CX sports watch is an advanced training aid that includes heart rate and GPS capability. Field test of the Polar RS800CX.
GPS and navigation features of the Apple iPhone 4 on Verizon wireless. How iPhone compares with other GPS and navigation options on Verizon.
Google has unveiled the. GPS.
We field test, rate and review the Garmin Oregon line of handheld GPS receivers.
Bearing: the compass direction from your current position to your intended destination
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.
GPS technology combined with traffic tracking services provides a tool for traffic avoidance and alternate route selection.
We review, road test, and star-rate the Cyclemeter GPS bicycling smartphone app for iPhone.
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.
The new Garmin Edge 1000 GPS cyclecomputer is Garmin's top-line model, including a larger display, social features, and real-time location sharing.
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.
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.
You just got an in-car GPS navigator. Here are some tips for quick setup, safety, and getting the most from your GPS.
On-course review and rating of the GolfLink Game Tracker iPhone Golf GPS app.
We field test, review, and star-rate the JOOS Orange portable solar charger for smartphones, iPhones, iPads, cameras, and other electronics.
Details on the Motorola - Verizon - Google Droid smartphone GPS features, turn-by-turn navigation capability, and car kit
We compare the four most popular iPhone GPS navigation apps feature-for-feature, including TomTom, AT&T, Navigon, and Gokivo.
There are many turn-by-turn GPS navigation apps on the market. Here's how to select the right one for your needs.
How to use your car GPS in pedestrian or walking mode.
We road test, star-rate, and review the TomTom VIA 1605 TM car GPS, which includes lifetime map updates.
We review the Garmin eTrex Legend HCx and list pros and cons and product features. Review includes ratings, photos and spec charts.
How to obtain, download, and install custom points-of-interest (POIs) into your Garmin car GPS.
Most in-car portable GPS receivers have a pedestrian or walking mode. Here's more on how to access and use the pedestrian mode.
How to use location history to track and view your locations in Google Maps or Apple iPhone iOS.
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.
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.
Your complete resource for finding, purchasing, and managing GPS maps for on-road or off-road use.
Product review of the Magellan Maestro 4250 in-car GPS.
It's getting easier than ever to navigation large indoor spaces with turn-by-turn directions, thanks to GPS apps.
GPS watches are great for sport & fitness and golf. See the latest 2012 models.
A capacitive touchscreen uses a finger's disruption of the electrostatic field to control devices such as the Apple iPod and iPhone.
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.
Garmin introduces the Edge Touring and Edge Touring Plus model GPS cyclecomputers, designed for the recreational bicycle tourist.
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We rate and review the three best golf GPS rangefinder and scorekeeper apps for the BlackBerry.
More about the GPS and global navigation satellite systems (GNSS) being developed around the world including those by China, Russia, Europe, Japan, and India.
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.
More than 25,000 GPS devices are stolen from vehicles each year. Follow these steps to prevent GPS theft.
Testing and rating the Digifit fitness apps and iPhone hardware, including a wireless heart rate monitor.
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.
Step-by-step instructions for updating the Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS CourseView mapset and golf course database.
2009 - 2010 guide to the best car GPS on a budget. Reviews of the latest budget car GPS units, including Garmin, TomTom, Magellan, Mio, and more.
All about Garmin's free OpenCaching site for geocachers, from beginner to expert.
More on Nokia's free Ovi maps turn-by-turn GPS smartphone navigation.
We road test, rate, and review the Garmin Edge 810 GPS cyclecomputer with wireless heart rate and iPhone Bluetooth link.
The DeLorme PN-40 handheld GPS receiver features a fast, 32-channel chipset and lots of on-board memory. We field test and review the DeLorme PN-40.
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.