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Category: GPS + Navigation

Review: Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K Drone

Review: Yuneec Typhoon Q500 4K Drone
It’s rare that I get my hands on a gadget these days that lives up to my expectations, let alone exceeds them, but Yuneec did both with their incredible Typhoon Q500 4K drone. This is no…
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Google Maps Brings New Meaning to a Search for Nessie

Google Maps Brings New Meaning to a Search for Nessie
It is perhaps the most famous monster photo of all time. Appearing in England’s Daily Mail on April 21, 1934, it was snapped by London physician Robert Kenneth Wilson and became known as the “Surgeon’s Photograph.”…
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Lumoid Lets You Try Wearable Devices Before You Buy: Fit Tester

Lumoid Lets You Try Wearable Devices Before You Buy: Fit Tester
Lumoid is an online store that rents and sells consumer electronics, from prosumer cameras to the Google Glass. Recently the store opened up a new kind of service that’s solely for wearable devices. Lumoid can ship…
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The Motorola Scout 5000 Lets You Track Your Dog Like The Canine NSA

The Motorola Scout 5000 Lets You Track Your Dog Like The Canine NSA
What’s your dog’s name? “Viktor Erstmann von Drakenhoff IV?” That’s a bit much… oh, you call him “Vicky” for short. Still weird, but whatever. Has Vicky ever escaped from your yard? Have you ever wanted to…
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DIY Dog Tracker Sniffs out When & Where Your Dog Poops

DIY Dog Tracker Sniffs out When & Where Your Dog Poops
Pet locators are nothing new, but Eric Tsai’s homemade dog tracker not only tells him where his dog is, it can also tell him if and where it’s pooping. Or if it’s just sitting down somewhere.…
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Cuddlr App Finds You Someone to Cuddle With

Cuddlr App Finds You Someone to Cuddle With
There are so many people on planet Earth, but sometimes, all you need is one. But if you’re far away from home and are down in the dumps, your best bet to get a hug or…
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DAQRI Smart Industrial Helmet: Augmented Worker

DAQRI Smart Industrial Helmet: Augmented Worker
The last time we featured augmented reality company DAQRI, it had borderline gimmicky applications for its specialty. But DAQRI is dreaming big with its smart helmet. Meant for field workers, the helmet leverages augmented reality to…
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Cat-worn Device Sniffs out Wi-Fi Access Points: WarKitteh

Cat-worn Device Sniffs out Wi-Fi Access Points: WarKitteh
Gene Bransfield will make you think about securing your wireless networks the next time you see a cat with a collar. The security engineer has become famous for his goofy invention, the WarKitteh. Hidden in a…
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Navdy HUD for Cars Helps Keep Eyes on the Road

Navdy HUD for Cars Helps Keep Eyes on the Road
I’ve long wanted to have a slick heads-up display in my car to show me things like speed, RPM, and direction. That would be much cooler than having my iPhone attached to the windshield with a…
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goTenna Smartphone Radio Antenna: No Signal, No Problem

goTenna Smartphone Radio Antenna: No Signal, No Problem
An upcoming device called goTenna could turn smartphones and other mobile devices into modern walkie-talkies. The portable antenna uses VHF radio waves, allowing you to send text messages over short distances without the need for cellular…
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Adam Savage’s Awesome Man Cave Hits Google Street View

Adam Savage’s Awesome Man Cave Hits Google Street View
If you have ever watched an episode of Mythbusters, you know who Adam Savage is. He is the ginger that builds so many of the contraptions that smash myths – or prove them correct – on…
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Robot Parking System: Metal Gear Valet

Robot Parking System: Metal Gear Valet
We’re already working on autonomous cars, so why not have autonomous parking systems? Düsseldorf Airport recently opened a premium parking service that employs robot valets called Ray. Made by Serva Transport Systems, Ray is equipped with…
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Hexo+ Is a Flying Autonomous GoPro Camera Drone

Hexo+ Is a Flying Autonomous GoPro Camera Drone
Aerial filming is a cool way to share more of what’s going on in some sports or activities. GoPro cameras are used by a lot of active folks to record their antics, but most of those…
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Google Maps Offers “Dragon” Transport Easter Egg

Google Maps Offers “Dragon” Transport Easter Egg
If you want Google Maps to give you directions from Snowdon to Brecon Beacons in Wales, it will estimate travel times by car, bus, foot, plane, bicycle, and now by dragon. Obviously we want to go…
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Google Maps 3.0 Update Adds Lane Assistance and More

Google Maps 3.0 Update Adds Lane Assistance and More
I go to the same places roughly every month and you would think I would memorize the routes. It’s usually very early in the morning when I am driving and I can’t see landmarks, so I…
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Lechal Footwear Guides You to Your Destination: Head on Your Heels

Lechal Footwear Guides You to Your Destination: Head on Your Heels
A couple of years ago we saw a pair of shoes with built-in navigation capabilities. That was a one-off, but it looks like you’ll be able to buy something similar to that in the near future.…
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