Digital/GPS map and GPS devices

The skill of navigating, whether backpacking in the remote country or traveling the urban jungle, remains vital. Knowing how to use a map and compass and the ability to read terrain are extremely useful especially when you find yourself off the beaten path. Although in as recent as three years ago, with the technological surge…

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Intel partnership with Google on Android

Chipmaker Intel – the world’s biggest chipmaker in the computer and server market – has set up a development partnership with internet giant Google to improve its mobile phone and tablet processors that run on the Android system. The move is aimed at giving Intel greater access to one of the industry’s fastest-growing segments. Demand…

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GPS vs Sat Nav

GPS (Global Positioning System) is a joint name for group of satellites that are orbiting around the earth. They were initiated by the US government very long back and made available to public during the Government of President Reagan. GPS receiver is a petite appliance that transfers and receives signals from satellites that lies within…

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Garmin-Navigon start of a New PND Power Player

Garmin and its newly acquired subsidiary NAVIGON have hosted a press conference at the IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (International radio exhibition Berlin, aka ‘Berlin Radio Show’)) trade show in Brelin. The companies have presented together their products but the portfolio, which was designed months before the acquisition was obviously separated with a range of new…

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Google To Pay $500m Advertising Fine

Internet giant Google has agreed to forfeit $500m (£306m) for publishing online adverts from Canadian pharmacies selling illegal drugs to US customers. By reaching a settlement, Google will avoid criminal prosecution in the US for profiting from the adverts. The $500m represents the firm’s revenues from the adverts and the revenues generated from the sale…

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