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DoorDash Driver Uses GPS to Deliver Dunkin Donuts, Ends Up in the Woods, Stuck in a Pond
DoorDash Driver Uses GPS to Deliver Dunkin Donuts, Ends Up in the Woods, Stuck in a Pond

5 Oct 2023, 06:57 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A DoorDash driver who was using a navigation app to find the address of a customer followed a route to the forest, eventually falling into a pond

 
How to Fix GPS Problems in Apple's Google Maps Alternative
How to Fix GPS Problems in Apple's Google Maps Alternative

9 Jul 2023, 09:55 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Apple Maps should be allowed to access the precise location on iOS; here are the steps to do this on an up-to-date iPhone

 
Who Knew You Could Use GPS Satellites to Spot Tsunamis While Ignoring the Ocean Itself?
Who Knew You Could Use GPS Satellites to Spot Tsunamis While Ignoring the Ocean Itself?

10 Jun 2023, 23:12 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / NASA is working on a way to use GPS satellites and atmospheric disturbances to detect the formation of tsunamis in the Pacific Ocean

 
NASA Plans to Catch Earth GPS Satellite Signals on the Moon, Mission Starts in 2024
NASA Plans to Catch Earth GPS Satellite Signals on the Moon, Mission Starts in 2024

11 Mar 2023, 03:14 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Lunar GNSS Receiver Experiment (LuGRE) is NASA's attempt to use Earth GPS satellite signals to determine location fixes

 
5 Women That Shaped the Automobile and the World Around It (and Us)
5 Women That Shaped the Automobile and the World Around It (and Us)

8 Mar 2023, 21:58 UTC · By: Razvan Calin / Ford pays homage to five monumental female figures who forever changed one of humanity's greatest inventions – the common-place car – for the better

 
Do Not Bet Your Life on the iPhone 14's Emergency Beacon Function Just Yet
Do Not Bet Your Life on the iPhone 14's Emergency Beacon Function Just Yet

10 Sep 2022, 16:36 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Apple's latest smartphone can call the emergency services if it detects a crash and you do not stop it from dialing. Just do not rely solely on it to save you

 
The Queen Is Full of British Humor, She Gives Her GPS a Rather Funny Nickname
The Queen Is Full of British Humor, She Gives Her GPS a Rather Funny Nickname

22 Aug 2022, 08:13 UTC · By: Angela Balaciu / The Queen is having fun with the GPS voice on her Range Rover, which she finds amusing enough to be worthy of a nickname

 
Hackers Could Abruptly Stop Cars on Highways Due to Security Bugs in Popular GPS Tracker
Hackers Could Abruptly Stop Cars on Highways Due to Security Bugs in Popular GPS Tracker

23 Jul 2022, 08:08 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / A team of security researchers has found a total of six vulnerabilities in the software used by popular GPS trackers from Chinese firm MiCODUS

 
Thieves in India Allegedly Got Inspired by Fast and Furious, Stole Over 40 Vehicles
Thieves in India Allegedly Got Inspired by Fast and Furious, Stole Over 40 Vehicles

28 May 2022, 16:42 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / After stealing over 40 vehicles in the last two months, a team of men was caught when trying to sell a stolen car. They appear to have used the relay method

 
Land Rover Driver Retrieves Stolen Car After Finding It With a Neat Trick
Land Rover Driver Retrieves Stolen Car After Finding It With a Neat Trick

17 May 2022, 21:09 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Getting your vehicle stolen is among the worst things that may happen to it while you are away. One driver managed to retrieve it thanks to an app

 
Woman Drives Down Police Station Stairs, She Blames GPS, Police Blame Alcohol
Woman Drives Down Police Station Stairs, She Blames GPS, Police Blame Alcohol

5 May 2022, 12:56 UTC · By: Monica Coman / The GPS is a great invention, taking you from point A to point B. But they can make mistakes and they can't be used as an excuse for poor driving

 
Oh, Deer! Almost $5M of John Deere Equipment Stolen From Ukraine Was Remotely Locked
Oh, Deer! Almost $5M of John Deere Equipment Stolen From Ukraine Was Remotely Locked

2 May 2022, 20:56 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / A John Deere dealership in Melitopol, Ukraine, was left without almost $5 million worth of farming vehicles. Russian troops stole them, but there's a catch

 
Rental Agent Shows How He Catches People Doing Donuts, Lets This One Slide
Rental Agent Shows How He Catches People Doing Donuts, Lets This One Slide

28 Apr 2022, 09:24 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Doing donuts, drifts, or drag racing in a rental car is not a smart idea, as the rental company can see what is going on and charge you. Here is how they do it

 
GPS Navigation Sends Car on Train Tracks, Collision Was Unavoidable
GPS Navigation Sends Car on Train Tracks, Collision Was Unavoidable

24 Jan 2022, 06:05 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The driver of a car in North Langley ended up with the vehicle stuck on railway tracks after following the direction of their navigation software

 
Truck Dangles Off Cliff 330 Ft After GPS Takes It up Mountain Road
Truck Dangles Off Cliff 330 Ft After GPS Takes It up Mountain Road

7 Jan 2022, 15:34 UTC · By: Monica Coman / We’ve seen numerous funny GPS instructions, but this one could’ve had tragic results as a truck danged 330 ft off a cliff after taking up a mountain road

 
Google Looking Into Mysterious Android Auto Error Breaking Down GPS
Google Looking Into Mysterious Android Auto Error Breaking Down GPS

30 Dec 2021, 23:20 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / If you’re struggling with the GPS connection when running Android Auto, you’re not alone, and now Google says it’s looking into the thing

 
Key Google Maps Feature Broken on Android Auto, These Painful Fixes Could Help
Key Google Maps Feature Broken on Android Auto, These Painful Fixes Could Help

15 Dec 2021, 22:26 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Opening Google Maps links on Android Auto is no longer possible, and here’s how to deal with this shortcoming until a fix lands

 
GPS Drawing of a Mustached Man Breaks Guinness World Record, Was Created Riding a Bike
GPS Drawing of a Mustached Man Breaks Guinness World Record, Was Created Riding a Bike

23 Nov 2021, 14:03 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / Mr. Movember is a unique piece of art created using a GPS, a tracking app, and a bicycle. It belongs to pedaling Picasso and it broke a world record

 
Drone With No GPS Generates Fastest Path and Avoids Obstacles, Uses Google Maps Algorithm
Drone With No GPS Generates Fastest Path and Avoids Obstacles, Uses Google Maps Algorithm

3 Nov 2021, 16:16 UTC · By: Cristina Mircea / This guy built a fully autonomous drone that can generate the fastest path around unknown obstacles detected mid-flight, without using GPS

 
Geotab Implements Real-Time In-Vehicle Driver Coaching Without Any Extra Hardware
Geotab Implements Real-Time In-Vehicle Driver Coaching Without Any Extra Hardware

26 Oct 2021, 15:50 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Operators of GM vehicles from the 2015 model year or newer can now benefit from Geotab's driver coaching system. It needs no extra hardware to implement