If everyone in the world simultaneously made a list of the top ten most likely places for the works of Vincent van Gogh to turn up, odds are no one’s list would have included Valve’s Counter-Strike, and we would have all been wrong.
Here’s one from the “why didn’t I think of that” file. The bright minds at computer accessory-maker Deluo have created a mouse that doubles as a GPS receiver for your portable computer.
The Deluo MouseGPS embeds a GPS receiver inside of the shell of a USB optical scroll mouse.
If your definition of being active is more than hanging out in your living room playing Wii Sports, here’s a cool new gadget that could really come in handy.
Westech Korea is launching this new portable wrist-worn GPS device which is designed specifically for sports applications.
A team of researchers at Purdue University have devised a method to teach robots to navigate foreign environments by themselves. Using some very complex artificial intelligence, this robot can make educated “guesses” about what it might next encounter in its surroundings.
This portable LED flashlight is the perfect source of illumination for reading maps or other documents in you car without disturbing the driver. The compact Auto LED provides a bright, sharp-edged beam, keeping light focused only on its intended target.
GPS maker Mio Technology today announced their new compact personal navigator system, the Digiwalker C220.
(Yes, I know that’s a map of England, even though yours will come with U.S. maps)
The C220 lists for just $249.95 and is a good choice for a first-time GPS or for a second car.
A while back, I wrote about Sony’s add-on GPS dongle that lets you geotag digital photographs with the location where the were taken. Ricoh has now jumped onto the bandwagon, with a camera that can accept GPS data via a wireless connection.
If you’re the outdoorsy type, you might want to check out Bushnell’s new waterproof portable GPS navigator. It’s the first device I’ve seen that seamlessly integrates GPS mapping capabilities with real time weather data and an XM satellite radio.