Monday, February 21, 2011

School uses GPS to track down students who skip class

Article Title:School uses GPS to track down students who skip class

Article Snippet: "...In a move inspired by the most paranoid of science fiction books, California’s Anaheim Union High School District is using GPS to track and locate seventh- and eighth-grade students who habitually skip school..."

Reference: www.digitaltrends.com

Friday, February 18, 2011

Outdoor and Fitness GPS Apps From Trimble Now Available on Verizon Wireless SmartPhones

Article Title: Outdoor and Fitness GPS Apps From Trimble Now Available on Verizon Wireless SmartPhones

Article Snippet: "...these apps use the phone’s built-in GPS to provide detailed stats, maps, and navigation essential for a variety of outdoor activities. The apps greatly enhance running, cycling, walking, backpacking and geocaching..."

Reference: www.tmrzoo.com

Sunday, February 13, 2011

DNR's use of GPS eyed

Article Title: DNR's use of GPS eyed

Article Snippet: "...some Shore lawmakers said they have heard talk of making GPS devices a requirement on boats in the Chesapeake Bay...."

Reference: www.delmarvanow.com

Friday, February 11, 2011

Article Title: Decatur police arrest man for reporting car stolen so OnStar would locate it

Article Snippet: "...According to OnStar's website, "once a vehicle is reported stolen, OnStar can use GPS technology to pinpoint its exact location and provide it to authorities." ..."

Reference: blog.al.com

Monday, February 7, 2011

TeleNav GPS App to Arrive on Verizon iPhone 4

Article Title: TeleNav GPS App to Arrive on Verizon iPhone 4

Article Snippet: "...TeleNav today announced that the TeleNav GPS application will be available in the Apple App Store as a free download for Verizon Wireless iPhone 4 users when the device is released on Thursday, February 10. ..."

Reference: www.pcmag.com