Articles Tagged ‘gps’

Technology Twofer: Meet the GPS-Enabled Video Camera

Technology Twofer: Meet the GPS-Enabled Video Camera October 5, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
As technology has evolved, it hasn’t been enough to have a gadget that does only one thing– whether it’s an MP3 player that just plays music or cell phone that just makes phone calls or a hand-held video game console that just plays video games. Freeskier Magazine reports about the...

GPS While Traveling: Use At Your Own Discretion

GPS While Traveling: Use At Your Own Discretion August 9, 2010 | Travel Safety | Read More
What are the dangers of blindly following GPS? Here are a few examples where common sense and a paper map may have been more handy than technology. 1. Australian family stranded in Outback for three days Unbelievably (yet very believable), an Aussie family of four and their dog turned down a road closed...

GPS-Trusting Tourists Rescued From Australian Forest

GPS-Trusting Tourists Rescued From Australian Forest May 7, 2010 | Australia, Travel News | Read More
“A TIP for tourists: if your GPS system leads you into a forest, forces you to unlock gates and move rocks blocking the road, chances are something is amiss.”  Thus begins the Courier Mail story of three South Korean tourists whose trust in their Ford Falcon’s GPS got them stuck...

Flaik Product Review: Tracking Your Every Move… in a Really Cool Way

Flaik Product Review: Tracking Your Every Move… in a Really Cool Way April 22, 2010 | Gear Guide | Read More
Most of you have probably never heard of Flaik. So I will answer your first, inevitable questions right now: 1. What in blazes does “Flaik” mean? I have no idea. 2. What on earth is it? The product itself is basically a knee-band that tracks your every move over the course of a day, collecting...