Article | 20/05/2009
GPS system could begin to fail within a year
The Global Positioning System faces the possibility of failures and blackouts, a federal watchdog agency has warned the U.S. Congress. Mismanagement b...
Article | 26/03/2009
SUNA improves iPhone GPS traffic updates
Intelematics Australia today announced a new version of CLO Software's TrafficAU iPhone app. The new software tells users on which side of the road tr...
Article | 24/03/2009
Telstra launches Whereis Navigator Traffic
Telstra today announced the addition of live traffic updates to its Whereis Navigator GPS application, bringing the mobile phone service in line with ...
Article | 20/03/2009
TomTom sues Microsoft for patent infringement
GPS device maker TomTom has shot back at Microsoft with a claim of patent infringement, after the software giant raised concerns in the Linux communit...
Article | 14/03/2009
Google Earth now shows latest images of Mars
Google Earth 5.0 is a fun and free way to waste time, and now it's even better with the updated Mars in Google Earth, a 3D mapping tool that lets astr...
Article | 4/03/2009
Cebit: Blaupunkt car radios tune in Internet stations via 3G
For millions of people a trip in their cars means tuning into local radio. But what if you're traveling and want to catch a station from back home? FM...
Article | 3/03/2009
Navigon talks up the role of voice in safe driving
Navigon took a shortcut to the launch of its new range of personal navigation devices, unveiling them at Cebit a day before the giant trade show opens...
Article | 2/03/2009
Microsoft sues Linux-based TomTom over patents
Microsoft's lawsuit against a Linux-based technology vendor TomTom over alleged patent violations could signal a more aggressive stance by the softwar...
Article | 26/02/2009
Microsoft takes TomTom to court in patent dispute
Microsoft on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against TomTom, alleging that the GPS vendor's in-car navigation devices infringe on its patents.
Article | 6/02/2009
Privacy group calls Google Latitude a 'danger' to security
A privacy group is calling Google's new mapping application an "unnecessary danger" to users' security and privacy.
Article | 5/02/2009
Google Latitude lets you track friends, employees
Need to know in real time which service truck is closest to a customer's location? Want to know whether your daughter really is at the library or how ...
Article | 16/01/2009
Google Maps' Transit Layer helps users ditch their cars
Google has added yet another feature to Google Maps this week with the launch of the Transit Layer, which allows users to see public transport routes ...
Article | 16/01/2009
Project turns geodata collection into a party
Some map makers have found a way to draw people to their detail-oriented field: have a party.
Article | 8/01/2009
Fore! Garmin to debut GPS for golfers
Golfers, take note. Garmin's newest GPS line may not improve your handicap, but at least you'll know exactly where the greens are. The Approach G5, th...
Article | 12/12/2008
Whereis offers GPS data, safety tips for beachgoers
Online mapping service to offer detailed beach information.
From 4 December Australian beachgoers will be given access to detailed beach information ...
Article | 6/12/2008
TomTom launches free online route planner
TomTom has launched a free online route planner. Currently available in a closed beta testing program, the route planner lets users create a door-to-d...
Article | 8/12/2008
Life-saving Aussie smartphone app released
New software has been released that turns GPS enabled GSM mobile phones into sophisticated personal tracking devices.
Article | 3/12/2008
Nokia adds 3D navigation and Google Maps rival
Nokia continues to push navigation on mobile phones, announcing Tuesday at its World 08 conference in Barcelona a version of its Maps software as well...
Article | 2/12/2008
Google Earth used by terrorists in India attacks
The terrorists that attacked various locations in south Mumbai last week used digital maps from Google Earth to learn their way around, according to o...
Article | 2/12/2008
Google launches Street View in New Zealand
Google Monday launched Street View on Google Maps in New Zealand. Street View lets users view and navigate 360 degree street-level imagery of local ci...