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Scout has always been a worthwhile free alternative for people looking for something beyond Google and Apple Maps. A just-issued update gives users predictive, intuitive traffic push notifications for users' everyday trips, eliminating the need to manually check for traffic delays. Also added is...

November 15th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Tree of Savior's latest English dev blog features some interesting gameplay nuggets, chief among them the binding/trading mechanics and the game's map system. Lead developer Hakkyu Kim says that all in-game items are freely tradeable, which differentiates ToS from many of its bind-on-equip or bind...

August 26th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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The Scout iOS app (free, with one in-app option) from navigation provider Telenav gets a solid update today with the addition of OpenStreetMap (OSM) as the mapping provider. OSM is sort of like Wikipedia, a crowd sourced and vetted navigation solution that is often updated faster and more accurate...

May 19th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Telenav wants its latest Scout update for iPhone to stand out from other nav apps by giving what it claims 80 percent of us want while driving: gas, coffee, or food. You can now select a spot serving one of those sans typing and be sure it's decent thanks to a user feedback feature that even accou...

April 17th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Health care devices are, once again, all the rage at this year's CES, and Scanadu's got one of the more ambitious offerings. The company's Scout device aims to be a $150 Star Trek-esque tricorder that'll give users readings for heart and breathing rate, temperature, blood pressure and blood oxygen...

January 7th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Scout has been a popular free navigation app for iOS that includes turn-by-turn directions and crowdsourced traffic information. It also has reliable directions to restaurants, shops, gas stations and all the other destinations you may want. Today, Scout was updated to include hands-free voice comm...

December 18th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Hey, Star Wars: The Old Republic fans, BioWare has released a Galactic Starfighter-themed dev diary that you might want to read. It's penned by designer Bret Hoffman and it features Scout Class Starfighters. Hoffman says that Scouts are designed for "speedy gameplay" and evoke "classic Star Wars s...

November 18th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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It seems as if every time the topic of PvP comes up in an EVE Online news post or article, a few people will chime in with stories of their horrible experiences with it. This seems almost baffling to me, as I would say EVE offers the best PvP experience in the entire MMO genre. It soon becomes appa...

June 30th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Scanadu clearly knows to tap into our collective Star Trek dreams, as the company just reached $1 million in funding for its Scout tricorder. The backing so far comes from people in 91 countries, including luminaries like Eugene Roddenberry (who else?) and Steve Wozniak. That figure is more than s...

June 18th 2013 at 10:16pm 0 Comments