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Google Maps helps man walk 5,000 miles

U.S. marine Winston Fiore trekked across Asia with Google Maps as his guide, hoping to raise money and awareness for charity.

By November 26, 2012


GPS apps that let you know where you've been

We round up a handful of GPS logger apps that record your position and path for fitness and fun.

By November 5, 2012


Man uses GPS on Droid to refute speeding ticket

He explains to the judge at traffic court that his Google MyTracks software indicated that his speed was actually below the limit. The judge lets him off the ticket.

By February 24, 2011


Report says be aware of what your Android app does

SMobile says some Android apps could be used to place calls and send text messages without the user knowing it, but users have knowingly granted permission when downloading.

By June 22, 2010


Google open-sources My Tracks GPS Android app

Net giant has liberated the source code of a project that turns an Android phone into a GPS unit.

By May 24, 2010


The Real Deal 156: dSLR specs

Stephen Shankland drops by to talk about the specs you should look for when buying a dSLR camera.

By April 7, 2009


My Tracks turns Android phone into GPS device

Google releases software that lets T-Mobile's G1 mobile phone use its GPS system to record where you've been and share the resulting maps online.

By February 12, 2009