New GPS chips by Broadcom will start to appear in smartphones starting next year. The new chips will drastically improve GPS accuracy, which will make apps such as Waze, Uber, and 'Pokémon GO' work even better.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 25, 2017
Some 'Pokémon GO' players are reporting that the game's GPS drift is greater than ever and they're able to hatch eggs with little to no walking involved. On the other hand, the inaccurate in-game GPS tracker seems to be making things worse for other players.
Video Games February 21, 2017
The 'Find my Phone' app helped a lot of users track and retrieve their lost or stolen devices. Read the story of a woman who lost her iPad and Macbook Pro, and managed to get them back.
Apps/Software January 20, 2016
French company Weenect launches a new tracking device made particularly for cats. Dubbed the ‘Weenect Cats GPS tracker,’ it works by being attached to the cat’s neck in order to track and send data on the cat’s location.
Wearable Tech October 16, 2015
Wildlife experts in the United Kingdom have launched an experimental project called Tag A Gannet (TAG), which aims to monitor the flight path of northern gannets during their fishing trips to the English Channel.
Earth/Environment June 23, 2015
A new research has revealed that offshore wind farms are becoming attractive food hunting areas for seals. It’s still unknown whether this will bring positive or negative implications.
Society July 25, 2014
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