GPS

  • DJI’s latest drone improves agriculture automation

    DJI may be best known for their consumer drones like the Phantom and Mavic lines, but the commercial opportunities are too great to ignore and DJI are going after them with passion. Back in 2016, DJI announced the AGRAS MG-1, their first agriculture-focused drone. In January this year, they...
  • Senator Cash calls for GPS tracking for all Australian trucks

    In a Sky News interview with David Spears this afternoon, Senator Michaelia Cash has called for a ‘black box’ to be mandatory in all Australian trucks. Much like the black boxes found in the airline industry, the trucking industry implementation would be different in a very important way. The...
  • Get Google Maps for iOS now, includes turn-by-turn directions

    Since Apple decided to go its own way with Maps, there’s been reports that a Google created, Google Maps for iOS on the way. Well now the wait is over. If you’ve been unhappy with Apple Maps, there’s now a great free alternative – Google Maps. This release has...
  • Technology is imperfect and people are idiots

    Today the media outlets, both online and traditional, snapped up a story about an issue with Apple Maps. As we know anything Apple related generates enormous traffic as the fanboys and haters battle it out in the comments. The story began at 11:30 when the Victorian Police posted about...
  • How big is too big? TomTom Via 620 is a 6” GPS

    Navigation company TomTom have announced the Via 620, a monster of a GPS, weighing in at 6 inches. The TomTom Via 620 also features the company’s highest resolution screen yet. TomTom say “Sharper screen clarity and bigger buttons mean drivers enjoy a clear view of their route and safer,...
  • Review: Navigon 70 GPS‏

    Riding on the success of their iPhone applications, Navigon are releasing an update to their hardware line. The Navigon 70 Plus GPS is a slimline 5 inch, 16:9 display that hits all the standard features expected today. Built on top of Microsoft Windows CE, the Navigon 70 features lane...
  • Tom Tom for iPhone released, disappointing

    Whilst Tom Tom can make an impressive teaser video (shown below), the resulting iPhone application, which is now available in the App Store . It costs A$99.99 and is 157MB to download the application. There’s no clarification, but it’s probably safe to assume map updates will come at...
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