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Pentax's Optio WG-1 GPS point-and-shoot satisfied geotaggers out of the box, but owners of its K-5, K-r and 645D DSLRs have had to make do with third-party taggers like the PhotoTrackr or Eye-Fi. The new hotshoe-mounted O-GPS1 module fixes that oversight by recording latitude, longitude, altitude...

June 2nd 2011 at 3:08pm 0 Comments
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Leave it to QSTARZ to innovate so dramatically upon the tried-and-true Bluetooth GPS receiver design. Okay, so maybe it just created two new 66-channel ones that are exceptionally small. Up first is the new BT-Q1300, a "miniature" device that's dubbed the world's smallest travel recorder. Continuin...

June 20th 2008 at 10:46am 0 Comments
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There are all sorts of creative uses for GPS, but here's a fellow who says he sent a self-designed GPS "device" in a briefcase to DHL with express travel instructions. He plotted the shipment's movement and ended up with the drawing you see above. We're a bit confused. First, he says he developed a...

May 25th 2008 at 1:31am 0 Comments
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Really, QSTARZ? You've actually had independent testers confirm that your BT-Q818 eXtreme is the most powerful GPS receiver on the entire planet? We're guessing not, but for what it's worth, the second incarnation of the BT-Q818 features 51-channel tracking, 32-hours of navigation time, -158dBm sen...

May 9th 2008 at 2:41am 0 Comments
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It doesn't seem that Globalsat has come out and officially announced the introduction of its BT-368, but sure enough, it made the trek to Vegas. Reportedly, this Bluetooth GPS receiver features an ultrathin design, 10 hours of battery life, a SiRFstarIII chipset and support for WAAS / EGNOS. Regret...

January 8th 2008 at 3:22pm 0 Comments
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It's been a hot minute since we've heard from u-blox, but the outfit definitely caught our attention thanks to a new 50-channel GPS receiver that "boasts an acquisition performance of less than one second" when combined with its AssistNow A-GPS service. These fifth-generation devices have been stuf...

November 29th 2007 at 1:53pm 0 Comments
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We've seen some pretty portable GPS receivers in our day, but Deluo's latest manages to perform double duty as a mousing device while still maintaining a small footprint. The MouseGPS sure isn't sexy, but it does boast all the basics and includes a retractable USB cable for good measure. Reportedly,...

October 8th 2007 at 9:03am 0 Comments
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Sure, we've seen a plethora of Bluetooth GPS receivers over the years, but GlobalTop's latest manages to stand out in the crowd. Boasting 51-channels, a reported 20-hours of battery life, and a built-in antenna, the oh-so-sexy G66 Touch measures in at just 3.09- x 1.96- x 0.27-inches. Additionally,...

August 22nd 2007 at 8:47am 0 Comments