HERE Maps: No Plans to Update Original Gear S Navigation App
By PhoneNews.com Staff on December 3, 2015
The original Gear S could do offline maps, and navigation, but curiously it would only do that for walking directions and mass transit… it does not provide navigation for driving your own car.
Posted in Navigation, Samsung, Tizen | Tagged Gear S, gear s2, gps, here, Here Maps, Samsung, Tizen
Google Maps Desktop, Mobile Update Adds Send to Phone Integration
By PhoneNews.com Staff on July 11, 2015
Google takes a page out of General Motor’s OnStar playbook.
Posted in Google, Navigation | Tagged Android, Google, Google Maps, google play, gps, ios, OnStar, turn-by-turn
A $20 USB Widget Could Save Surface
By Christopher Price on November 30, 2013
We talk one of the cheap, easy things Microsoft could do to save their starving-for-sales Surface tablet.
Posted in Editorials, Microsoft, Navigation, Windows RT | Tagged glonass, gps, Microsoft, Nokia, nokia here, nokia maps, Surface, surface 2 | 7 Responses
PS Vita: Where’s the GPS (Apps)?
By Christopher Price on May 29, 2013
The PlayStation Vita would probably have a great second coming, if it offered up one killer app. While the hardware may be there, the software sure isn’t. The PlayStation Vita is in a unique spot. Almost the same spot where Microsoft’s KIN was a long time ago. It’s a finished device that went too upscale. […]
Posted in Android, Editorials, Sony | Tagged 3g, Android, gps, kin, Microsoft, Playstation, playstation vita, ps vita, psp, psp go, SCEA, sony, vita, whatsapp, Wi-Fi, Xperia Play
Deal: HTC One V for Virgin Mobile – $139 Shipped
By Christopher Price on November 5, 2012
A repeat of a deal we ran recently, now ten dollars cheaper than the last time.
Posted in Android, Deals, HTC, Sprint, Virgin Mobile, Wi-Fi | Tagged amazon, amazon.com, Apple, deals, evo v, gps, HTC, HTC One, ipod, ipod touch, One V, Virgin Mobile, Wi-Fi
Deal: Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Refurbished – $169.99 Free Walmart Store Pickup
By Christopher Price on October 24, 2012
Walmart takes the Galaxy Tab 2 to a new low… in cost, one day after Apple announced iPad mini at almost twice the price.
Posted in Android, Deals, Samsung, Wi-Fi | Tagged Android, Android 4.0, android 4.1, deals, galaxy tab 2, Google, gps, gt-p3113, Ice Cream Sandwich, ics, jb, jelly bean, price discrimination, Samsung, tablet, Wi-Fi
Review: Novatel MiFi 4620L Jetpack (Verizon Wireless 4G LTE Hotspot)
By Christopher Price on July 25, 2012
Novatel’s latest MiFi is a mix of old and new. But, in a good way… we’ll explain. Nobody has tested this unit more than us.
Posted in CDMA2000, EV-DO, LTE, Navigation, Reviews, Verizon, Wi-Fi | Tagged 4510l, 4620l, 4g, Android, cdma, evdo, Google, gps, hotspot, http, jetpack, LTE, MiFi, mifi os, mimo, Navigation, nmea, novatel, Pantech, qualcomm, sim, smartphone, tether, tethering, uml290, unlimited data, usb551l, Verizon, Verizon Wireless, vzw | 16 Responses
Review in a Rant: Samsung Galaxy Player 3.6, 4.0, 5.0 Came So Close
By Christopher Price on June 13, 2012
We tackle all three devices, after using them all quite a bit, and I’ll explain why I’m so angry at these trio of devices.
Posted in Android, Editorials, Reviews | Tagged 3.6, 4.0, 5.0, Android, android 2.3, Android 4.0, autonomous gps, editorial, Galaxy Player, galaxy s, galaxy s wi-fi, Gingerbread, gps, Ice Cream Sandwich, ics, PMP, portable music player, Reviews, Samsung
Nokia Expands HTML5 Navigation Suite with iOS, Android Support, More
By Christopher Price on March 13, 2012
Nokia builds on its commitment to HTML5 Maps, doesn’t build on explaining exactly why.
Posted in Android, Apple, Navigation, Nokia | Tagged Android, gps, html5, ios, Navigation, Nokia, nokia maps, telenav | 1 Response
LightSquared Files Report, Squarely Blames GPS Industry
By Humberto Saabedra on June 30, 2011
LightSquared, the planned satellite-based LTE network meant for wholesale access has filed its expected report to the FCC on the results of its interference testing after missing its initial deadline at the beginning of the month. The results of the report are unsurprising to those with experience with satellite-based communications, but LightSquaredâ€™s position on the […]
Posted in Carriers, Conglomerates, Network Platforms | Tagged DOD, FAA, fcc, gps, LightSquared | 1 Response