Garmin’s new Forerunner 220 and 620 GPS watches are the first to feature color screens. The 620 can even help predict your race times.
By letting TomTom into the connected car dashboard, Ford is opening the door to apps that compete with its own subscription vehicle navigation services.
Long before Qualcomm made its first phone chip, it was tracking 18-wheeled rigs as they criss-crossed the continent. Omnitracs, Qualcomm’s original business, is being sold to Vista Equity Partners for $800 million.
Billionaire and would-be 4G entrepreneur Philip Falcone has accepted an SEC settlement requiring him sit out the hedge fund industry for five years. In exchange he gets to keep control of LightSquared.
The Google Maps app is an indispensable tool for finding your way around with your phone. Here are 10 ways to make the latest version work even better for you.
An open sourced software defined radio project on Kickstarter called HackRF is taking hard-wired radios and making them a thing of the past. Which means, in the future you could see a global iPhone.
The market for dedicated GPS navigation devices has surely taken a hit due to smartphones and mapping apps. But Garmin’s newest $129 cleverly works with a smartphone app, putting directions right on your car’s windshield.
As part of STMicroelectronics and Ericsson’s break-up, the companies say they’ve found a buyer for their GPS and GLONASS receiver business. It’s a “leading semiconductor company” – but that’s all we know.
Using a system that costs little over $7,000, researchers at the venerable University of Oxford have developed a modified Leaf that can drive itself — as long as it recognizes its surroundings.
The week started with a nifty wireless NFC experiment but not ever Android phone has NFC. Free software accomplishes the same task of toggling Wi-Fi based on location. The Nexus 7 dock makes an appearance as does Xbox SmartGlass for Google’s 7-inch Nexus tablet.