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From 2021 onwards, carriers will be required to report accurate location data to 911 call centers not just on latitude and longitude, but height, too.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has issued an order yesterday approving the use of Galileo Global Navigation Satellite System in the United States.
We get model numbers for the new Apple Watch Series 4 devices that are coming next month along with some images provided by Ben Geskin
Slightly pricier than the standard Vivoactive 3, the $300 Garmin Vivoactive 3 Music is still way cheaper than the Forerunner 645 Music.
It's probably not Strava's fault, but military personnel in dangerous places around the world appears to be sharing way too much activity tracking information.
One hole is getting patched (somewhat) while another allows for personal data, including location, to be recorded, dumped and taken away.
The price? $69.99. Not bad at all for a fitness band with integrated GPS and swim-proof water resistance. But will it take hold in a struggling market?
Multiple weather apps that deliver you a forecast based on your GPS and network data also send it to an ad server. They may take more dips into that data.
One of the biggest "features" of our mobile devices is also one of the largest areas of concern when it comes to privacy: location tracking.
Maybe that's why you won't be able to replace them with other bands and why accessories manufacturers won't be making any.
Garmin Fenix 5 is the somewhat confusing name of the company’s Fenix 3 smartwatch follow-up effort, including three relatively fashionable models.
BuyDig shaves a cool $90 off the total list price of the Garmin Forerunner 230 smartwatch + HR chest strap bundle, likely for a limited time.
The second series of Apple Watch has been announced. It runs watchOS 3 and you can literally swim with it.
Like most water-resistant watches, the Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport and Apple Watch Edition are rated for 50 meters of ingress. With any device that has a speaker, this is where the main ingress concerns are as a speaker requires air to propagate sound. Apple has redesigned the speakers to push water out if any gets in. Swimmers also get two workout modes in Apple Health.
The Apple S2 system package includes a dual-core processor that’s 50 [...]
Samsung's latest smartwatch features two impactful designs, a heavy dose of Samsung Pay, GPS and other sensors, and an unknown release path.
Even though 3G and LTE on a smartwatch would ease up plenty in your mobile life, Apple won't take a chance on it supposedly until it uses less power.
The Samsung Gear Fit 2 wearable has to be right around the corner, showing its face and some of its features for the fourth time of late.
Another Kickstarter campaign aims to improve the functionality of the Pebble Time and Time Steel, with standalone GPS support and a healthy battery upgrade.
The Garmin Vivosmart HR+ is one of the world's most affordable wearable devices featuring standalone GPS capabilities, at $220.
Is Microsoft formally doing away with its Cortana GPS requirement, or will users soon be able to turn GPS off and still use the service?
Android Wear is so much more than just a wristwatch. With location & event-based triggers you can do some really neat things. Here are four of our favorites!
Several months ago Waze, the insanely popular GPS navigation company, was in the middle of negotiations over selling their company to the highest bidder. Facebook reportedly want to buy Waze for the social aspects of the company. Google apparently didn’t want Facebook to become a competitor in that industry, so the two companies got into a bidding war. What would this new partnership be called? Facebook Waze? Facebook Maps? Google Waze? Google Maps and Waze?
As soon as the bidding started to heat up, I posted an article in which I made a very bold statement:
Learn about Ingress, Niantic Labs, and what Google hopes to accomplish with their new pet project.
VZ Navigator is a turn-by-turn navigation app for Verizon smartphones. But in the era of Google Maps, is it worth paying for? Read our review to find out.