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Navdy Heads-up Navigation System Review

Navdy Heads-up Navigation System Review
Unless you have a late model car with a factory heads-up display, the Navdy is definitely a device worth considering. It adds a heads-up display to any car, and is capable of displaying navigation and other useful information without you having to take your eyes off the road.

Navdy Augmented Driving Device Ships: Looks Awesome but Expensive

Navdy Augmented Driving Device Ships: Looks Awesome but Expensive
Back in the summer of 2014, I talked a bit about Navdy and how I wanted one of the slick HUDs for my car. Now, I really wish i had pre-ordered back in 2014 because the price went way up.
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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 spy on him from the comfort of your computer?

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.

Facebook Nearby Friends Feature: Get Ready for Some Stalking!

Facebook Nearby Friends Feature: Get Ready for Some Stalking!
Facebook is a powerful tool when it comes to connecting with people that you’ve met, as well as being arguably the most important social networking site on the planet. This can be both good and bad, and while I’m not sure if I want to share my location at all times on my timeline, I’m sure that it could be useful in some cases.

Skully Helmets P1 Heads up Display Gives You Eyes in the Back of Your Head

Skully Helmets P1 Heads up Display Gives You Eyes in the Back of Your Head
A company called Skully Helmets has unveiled a new and very cool helmet called the Skully P1. This helmet is notable because it has an integrated rearview camera that shows what’s behind the rider on a small heads up display in the visor of the helmet.

Global Positioning Systems: Much More Than Navigation

Global Positioning Systems: Much More Than Navigation
It wasn’t all that long ago that GPS technology was a rare commodity. These days, nearly every handheld device has GPS-powered navigation and tracking technology built into it. But now global positioning systems have the potential to impact our lives in ways we couldn’t have dreamed of 10 years ago.

Garmin D2 Pilot Watch: Aviation + GPS on Your Wrist

Garmin D2 Pilot Watch: Aviation + GPS on Your Wrist
While commercial pilots might not use this kind of watch to replace the computers they work with in Jumbo Jets, frequent travelers and private pilots might enjoy the goodies features on this latest Garmin watch.

Moves: A Standalone Activity Tracker that Really Works

Moves: A Standalone Activity Tracker that Really Works
I kind of like tracking all of my activities, especially since I tend to run alone so I need the motivation to stay on target. While apps like RunKeeper and others work well to track runs, a simple pedometer is something good to keep track of every single move you make in a day.

FiLIP GPS Watch Keeps Kids Safe and Parents in the Know

FiLIP GPS Watch Keeps Kids Safe and Parents in the Know
Every parent on the planet wants their kid to be happy and well-adjusted. That means at some point early in the kid’s life you have to give them the freedom to roam and play. The problem for parents is that giving children the freedom to go places and visit friends by themselves can be very nerve-wracking.

Adafruit DIY LED Watch: Pixel O’clock

Adafruit DIY LED Watch: Pixel O’clock
Adafruit continues its wonderful marketing campaign with another fun and functional gadget that you can build using the company’s products. This time it’s a wristwatch that uses LEDs to display the time or point North or to a preset destination.

Air Force Launches Collaboratory: A Place to Collaborate and Solve Science Problems

Air Force Launches Collaboratory: A Place to Collaborate and Solve Science Problems
Despite tremendous technological advancements over the last several decades, there are still numerous challenges which face the world every day. The Air Force has just launched a new website to encourage collaborative problem solving, and to create solutions which could someday be used in the field to help save troop and civilian lives or improve operational efficiency.

DropTag Bluetooth Sensor Checks if Your Parcel Was Actually Handled with Care

DropTag Bluetooth Sensor Checks if Your Parcel Was Actually Handled with Care
We’re seeing more and more tiny Bluetooth devices that are good at keeping track of useful information, such as your heart rate, electric consumption or the whereabouts of your wallet. The DropTag on the other hand tracks a closely guarded secret: whether or not a delivery package was mishandled before it got to its recipient.

TomTom Taxi iPhone App: Never Miss Hailing a Taxi Again

TomTom Taxi iPhone App: Never Miss Hailing a Taxi Again
No matter where you are, hailing a taxi isn’t always easy, and when you’re not willing or able to flash them to get them to slow down, it can be frustrating, especially in a foreign country.

Android App Turns Lamps on or off Just by Pointing Your Device at Them

Android App Turns Lamps on or off Just by Pointing Your Device at Them
Developer Mike Leslie is working on what he calls Project Rita, a device that “keeps track of all of the information that the user is personally interested in” and ultimately “present the user with the right information at the right time.”

Leikr GPS Sports Watch: Is Bigger Better?

Leikr GPS Sports Watch: Is Bigger Better?
If you’re active, it’s good to have a GPS watch. They have plenty of uses, especially if you run or cycle. Keeping track of your workout is one of the best features. The ones that also feature active navigation will make sure that you won’t get lost.
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