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As GPS technology improves and manufacturers innovate, we must raise the bar for what counts as an "outstanding" navigator.
The advanced GPS, also called differential GPS, has a margin of error of just 3.2 feet. That's a big improvement over conventional GPS which is accurate up to 121 feet.
Garmin's new dashboard cameras automatically record fender benders, bumps, and road incidents in HD.
In Iowa and Florida, they have a new method of chasing suspects. The police car's grill opens up and out is projected a better method of keeping up with the vehicle they're chasing.
In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how to turn a smartphone into a personal navigation device, even without a data connection.
Stocked with a 4.7-inch screen, Bluetooth, and speakerphone capabilities, this is one loaded navigator.
And don't miss today's bonus deal: a 2nd-gen Kindle 3G for $89.99 (sellout risk: huge).
An engineering firm worker in New Jersey has a GPS jammer so his bosses don't know where he is all the time. However, his route takes him close to Newark airport, and his jammer affects its satellite systems.
Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing its course.
Its ground-based equivalent of satellite navigation technology is for governments and businesses today, but Locata hopes to bring it to smartphones in two years or so.