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.
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 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.
Google Maps does not include a menu option for obtaining latitude and longitude coordinates. Here's how to easily get coordinates of a location.
GPS and turn-by-turn navigation features of the Apple iPhone 5. Navigation features of the iOS 6 operating system.
How to use the Apple iPhone's assisted-GPS and location services.
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.
2014 guide to the latest golf GPS units. The latest generation of golf GPS devices give you quick and accurate guidance from anywhere on the course.
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.
We compare the four most popular iPhone GPS navigation apps feature-for-feature, including TomTom, AT&T, Navigon, and Gokivo.
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.
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 test, rate, and review all of the leading GPS Watch models including Garmin, Polar, Timex, Suunto, Nike GPS watches.
Cell phone tracking is legal with a service such as AT&T's FamilyMap. We test, rate, and review FamilyMap.
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.
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.
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.
Most major rental car companies offer GPS for an additional daily or weekly fee. Here's a comparison of products and services.
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 new Garmin Edge 1000 GPS cyclecomputer is Garmin's top-line model, including a larger display, social features, and real-time location sharing.
Here are the top five handheld GPS devices for hiking and backpacking from Garmin, Magellan, DeLorme, and more.
Google and GPS maker TomTom have partnered to make it easier to upload destination information into your
How to find and install alternate voices in your car GPS.
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 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.
How to replace a Garmin sports GPS device's heart rate strap battery. Troubleshooting Garmin heart rate battery.
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.
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
We sort through the many fitness apps for iPhone and Android, and review the five best apps for your consideration.
We select and review the best iPad apps for GPS, navigation, and travel.
How to download and install a variety of fun vehicle icons for Garmin GPS from the Garmin Garage
We review the latest car mounts for the iPhone. Find the best charging iPhone car mount for your navigation and music needs.
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.
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.
Review of the latest GPS hardware and software for turning your laptop computer into a GPS navigator.
Assisted GPS, also known as A-GPS or AGPS, enhances the performance of standard GPS in devices connected to the cellular network.
Clarifying the USGA and R&A's 2009 joint statement on the use of smartphone, iPhone, BlackBerry GPS devices in competition.
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.
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.
Here's how to find the in-car GPS navigator that best meets your needs, and at the best price.
We review, road test, and star-rate the Google Maps app for iPhone. Comparison with other maps and GPS navigation apps for the iPhone.
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.
The iPad is an ideal device for mapping applications. Here are the best iPad map apps, including travel, atlas, topo, entertainment and more
We play, rate and review GolfShot GPS rangefinder for iPhone. This app includes nice scorecard features and graphics for your stats.
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.
Google releases Latitude friend-finder app for iPhone.
We play, review, and rate the Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS. Features of the Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS.
Four ways to use your personal computer with GPS technology.
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
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.
How to use the Garmin Connect Live Tracking feature that is available with the Garmin Edge 810 cyclecomputer.
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.
Global Positioning System defined.
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.
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.
We field test, star-rate, and review the Bad Elf GPS accessory for Apple iPad and iPod. Read on for more.
We review, road test, and star-rate the Garmin Forerunner 10 GPS sport watch.
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.
The Polar RS800CX sports watch is an advanced training aid that includes heart rate and GPS capability. Field test of the Polar RS800CX.
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.
How to use Google Earth to show tracks and routes using GPS data.
We field test, review, and rate the Timex Ironman Global Trainer GPS watch, including accompanying Training Peaks online service.
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.
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.
We review the Garmin eTrex Legend HCx and list pros and cons and product features. Review includes ratings, photos and spec charts.
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.
Global Positioning System (GPS) navigators use the mathematical technique of trilateration to determine user position, speed, and elevation.
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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.
Global Positioning System receivers must have almanac and ephemeris data in memory in order to calculate position. GPS almanac explained.
We road test, rate, and review the Garmin Edge 810 GPS cyclecomputer with wireless heart rate and iPhone Bluetooth link.
Types of GPS available for cars, outdoor recreation, sports and more.
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 StreetPilot iPhone GPS navigation app. Find out if the Garmin StreetPilot GPS iPhone app is right for you.
We test, rate, and review the Garmin Forerunner 310XT running GPS computer.
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.
Step-by-step instructions for updating the Garmin Approach G5 golf GPS CourseView mapset and golf course database.
How to shop for a car gps, and a detailed chart comparing GPS features. How to get the best prices and features.
We review, road test, and star-rate the Cyclemeter GPS bicycling smartphone app for iPhone.
A topographic map shows elevation contour lines, in addition to detailed road, town, and physical characteristics of the landscape.
Bearing: the compass direction from your current position to your intended destination
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.
Garmin Nuvi 3790T review - full product specifications. Page 2.
We test, star-rate, and review Garmin's Connect, a free online training log, route planning, and goal-setting service.
There are a number of good applications for the Apple iPhone3G that use GPS to track and measure your
We road test, star-rate, and review the TomTom VIA 1605 TM car GPS, which includes lifetime map updates.
Details on the Motorola - Verizon - Google Droid smartphone GPS features, turn-by-turn navigation capability, and car kit
Garmin introduces the Edge Touring and Edge Touring Plus model GPS cyclecomputers, designed for the recreational bicycle tourist.
We test, rate, and review all of the latest GPS mobile devices and services. Find you best GPS mobile options.
GPS and navigation features of the Apple iPhone 4 on Verizon wireless. How iPhone compares with other GPS and navigation options on Verizon.
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.
How to obtain, download, and install custom points-of-interest (POIs) into your Garmin car GPS.
Your complete resource for finding, purchasing, and managing GPS maps for on-road or off-road use.
More on Nokia's free Ovi maps turn-by-turn GPS smartphone navigation.
We rate and review the three best golf GPS rangefinder and scorekeeper apps for the BlackBerry.
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.
Strava app review. We road test and star rate the Strava bicycling app for iPhone and Android smartphones.
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.
Garmin has launched the new 78-series of marine-friendly handheld GPS devices.
A Geographic Information System, or GIS, integrates, data, hardware, software and GPS to assist in the analysis and display of geographically referenced information.
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.
Your iPhone comes with a built-in GPS chip. Here is how to make the most of GPS on the iPhone
Garmin introduces a new era of connectivity into GPS cyclecomputers with the introduction of the Edge 810 models.
: As more mobile devices add location-based services, more ways of determining users' locations are being
Track phones within your billing account with AT&T FamilyMap
How to use your car GPS in pedestrian or walking mode.
Golf GPS devices and smartphone apps offer the golfer more functionality, at a lower cost, than ever before. Which type of golf GPS is right for you? Read on for the latest on golf GPS.
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.
You just got an in-car GPS navigator. Here are some tips for quick setup, safety, and getting the most from your GPS.
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.
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.
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.
Geocaching is an adventure game for GPS users. Here's how to get started.
Heading is the direction in which you are currently moving.
Most in-car portable GPS receivers have a pedestrian or walking mode. Here's more on how to access and use the pedestrian mode.
A geofence is a virtual boundary around a geographical space.
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.
GPS devices can help you get back in shape. Here's an overview of the fitness GPS market with links to full reviews.
Here are the latest GPS and navigation options for iOS devices, including the iPad, iPod Touch, and iPhone.
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.
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.
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.
We review, road-test and star-rate the TomTom GO LIVE 1535M car GPS. Learn more about the 1535M's connected features and apps, including Yelp and Expedia.
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Your one-stop resource for accessing course databases and listings for golf GPS. Which brands cover your favorite courses.
We road test, rate, and review the TomTom XXL 530S car GPS with a 5-inch screen.
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 TomTom Rider GPS for motorcycles.
The Blackberry Storm features a 3.25-in (diagonal) touchscreen that provides a good platform for GPS navigation and location-based services.
The latest on the GPS and turn-by-turn navigation features of the Apple iPhone 4. How the iPhone 4 will integrate GPS.
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 field test, rate, and review the latest SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger.
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.
We field test, review, and star-rate the JOOS Orange portable solar charger for smartphones, iPhones, iPads, cameras, and other electronics.
We road test, rate and review the TomTom GO 2405 TM car GPS and the larger-screen TomTom GO 2505. Includes full specs.
Road test and review of the Garmin Nuvi 5000 in-car portable GPS.
We field test and star-rate the Backpacker Map Maker app for iPad. Backpacker Map Maker provides an excellent way to access and manage topographic maps and to plan routes.
High-resolution satellite images provided by GeoEye-1 will be incorporated into Google Earth and Google mapping products and will enhance GPS services.
We field test, rate and review the Garmin Oregon line of handheld GPS receivers.
We field test, review and star-rate the Columbia GPS Pal iPhone app. Track, store, and share route, distance, time, map, and more.
On-course review and rating of the GolfLink Game Tracker iPhone Golf GPS app.
All about Garmin's free OpenCaching site for geocachers, from beginner to expert.
How to make the most of the iPhone's GPS and navigation features on your next road trip.
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.