The Global Positioning System opens up opportunities for cool products and… games!
Looking for an iPhone app to provide weather conditions and forecasts that goes well beyond Apple's bundled Weather app? Adam, who cares deeply about past, present, and future weather, looks at his current iPhone weather app of choice, WeatherBug Elite.
Thinking about buying a car navigation GPS device? If you have an iPhone, consider the Navigon MobileNavigator app instead, since it has all the same features, done as well as or better than most standalone devices. And because it’s an app, free updates bring bug fixes and useful new features.
Jeff Carlson biked 42 miles in the rain, and thanks to Abvio’s Cyclemeter app for iOS, he has the data to prove it.
Although the new Google Maps for iOS hasn’t been out long enough to get significant use in the wild, a close examination reveals some pros and cons in comparison with Apple’s new-in-iOS-6 Maps app. Follow along as Adam Engst compares the two.
Internet mapping services have democratized cartography and brought it to the masses. Adam Engst has been working with maps of late and shares the most effective services, techniques, and tips that he’s found.
Adam Engst recently took a trip from upstate New York to Vancouver, British Columbia. As always, technology made the trip significantly easier than in the past, though he found that some bits (CarPlay in rental cars and North American T-Mobile connectivity) were vastly more helpful than others (an App Clip for buying gas and Apple Maps encouraging illegal U-turns).