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Couple uses lawnmower, GPS to create massive Kobe Bryant mural

‘I did it to represent our community and let the community be a part of this closure.’

On Feb 2, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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This Italian town ‘banned’ Google Maps after people kept getting lost

A reported 144 people were lost or stranded in the area last year.

On Oct 15, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Google rolls out improved Maps assistance for the visually impaired

A new feature, ‘Detailed Voice Guidance’ is aimed at improving the Google Maps experience for the visually impaired.

On Oct 11, 2019 by Brenden Gallagher

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GPS app gave hacker ability to remotely shut off car engines

Both apps gave customers a default password of ‘123456.’

On Apr 24, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Secretive company sold cellphone location data to hundreds of bounty hunters

Just one company gave 250 bounty hunters access to AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint customer data.

On Feb 7, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Area man puts too much faith in GPS, drives into lake

You can’t always trust your GPS.

On Jun 29, 2017 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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Man follows GPS directions right into the middle of a river

‘In 1,000 feet, your car will be flooded.’

On Apr 7, 2017 by Phillip Tracy

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GPS navigation turns off parts of your brain, study finds

Researchers discovered that when you use GPS, your hippocampus ‘switches off.’

On Mar 22, 2017 by Christina Bonnington

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This car navigation display delivers your GPS directions in futuristic style

Practically built by Tony Stark himself.

On Jan 30, 2017 by The Daily Dot Bazaar

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Strange GPS phenomenon near Kremlin is likely government ‘spoofing’

The closer you get to the Kremlin, the farther away it appears.

On Dec 2, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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Is Facebook’s use of your location data to suggest friends an invasion of privacy?

But here’s how you can opt-out.

On Jun 27, 2016 by Selena Larson

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Domino’s new app uses your GPS location to see when to start cooking your carry-out pizza

Domino’s has solved the age old problem of pickup pizza being cold when you pick it up.

On Jun 13, 2016 by John-Michael Bond

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GPS helps woman find bottom of lake

Only trust what your eyes can see.

On May 15, 2016 by Dell Cameron

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GPS instructions to ‘bear right’ lead to chaos on family road trip

The moral of this story? Don’t trust your GPS.

On Apr 3, 2016 by Amrita Khalid

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This new radio wave app visualizes the energy all around us

The world just got a lot more astonishing.

On Nov 28, 2015 by Aja Romano

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