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Lost About GPS? Heres Some Direction!

(Submitted by: Keith Thompson )

If you've been confounded by all the technical jargon and hype surrounding GPS, confusing what's turning out to be a very useful tool, allow me to shed a little light on your roadmap to deciding whether or not this technology is for you! ... Read article

Tips on Buying Your First GPS Unit

(Submitted by: Adrienne MacDonald )

Anyone that enjoys the great outdoors has probably heard of GPS devices. They can come in handy when you are hiking, boating, biking, or doing just about anything else in the great outdoors. Twenty years ago, you had to rely on a compass the ... Read article

GPS Golf Balls Are Almost Here

(Submitted by: Lance Winslow )

As GPS technology gets better and better and smaller and smaller it will be able to be used for many things? For instance at the World Series a baseball hit into the third level will be able to be recorded by GPS as to exactly how far it was hit ... Read article

GPS Cell Phones

(Submitted by: Anne King )

Motivated by the events of 9/11 2001 and problems with 911 calls from cellular phones, the FCC requires that by the end of 2005 all cell phone carriers must be able to trace the location of cell phone calls to within a range of no more than 100 ... Read article

GPS Pet Tracking

(Submitted by: Anne King )

If you have a dog or cat that is an escape artist with cross-country travel on its mind, you might want to consider a GPS pet--tracking device. The same technology that enables rangers to follow tagged animals will allow an owner track straying ... Read article

No GPS for Lindbergh

(Submitted by: Sean North )

Although flying from New York to Paris is no big deal today, Charles Lindbergh flew his 3,600 mile, 33 1/2 hour flight in 1927 without a telegraph, radio or Global Positioning System (GPS). In his plane, The Spirit of St. Louis, Lindbergh packed ... Read article

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