25th Jul 2008

GPS – an overview of GPS devices and uses

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GPS (Global Positioning System) navigation uses a network of satellites that enables somebody with a GPS device (receiver) to pinpoint their exact location. Hence it is also referred to as satellite navigation, or “satnav“. The satellite network, which belongs to the US Department of Defence, is available to anybody with a compliant GPS device.

There is a huge range of GPS technology for sale, and before you buy it is important to know what sort of GPS unit will suit your needs. GPS receivers come in a variety of configurations.

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17th Oct 2008

Best GPS – buyer’s checklist and best buys

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Some of the most important features to look for when buying a GPS (Global Positioning System) navigation device are:

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Some GPS devices can tell you names of streets you are approaching. If you want to know which street you are on, or which street to turn into withoutytaking your eyes off the road, then this is a very handy feature.

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