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GPS Draining Your Battery: Tips to Stay On Course

by Agness and Cez - May 01, 2018

Many GPS apps have unfortunately dismal power performance and can drain your battery quickly. We investigate the best ways to combat these inefficiencies and keep your phone alive and pinging.

Bluetooth Trackers Can Be Useful But They Cannot Replace GPS Trackers

Bluetooth Trackers Can Be Useful But They Cannot Replace GPS Trackers

by Stephen Schroeder - Jun 16, 2017

Bluetooth trackers may look like a perfect solution for tracking your things, costing just a fraction of a price of a standard GPS tracker. But they cannot give you the security and real-time tracking capabilities of a GPS tracker. They are great for tracking items that can get easily misplaced, but if you want to secure your valuables, or to use your phone as a GPS tracker ...

How Location Sharing Works in Google Maps, Facebook Messenger and Twitter

How Location Sharing Works in Google Maps, Facebook Messenger and Twitter

by Stephen Schroeder - Apr 24, 2017

Location sharing is a major trend in the mobile world. There are a solid number of specialized location sharing apps - but today we want to find out how the feature works in these three: Google Maps, Facebook Messenger and Twitter.

Which GPS Data Connection Type? Deciding Between 3G and Satellite Connected Devices

Which GPS Data Connection Type? Deciding Between 3G and Satellite Connected Devices

by Stephen Schroeder - Mar 15, 2017

In the majority of use cases – which include people using GPS in their daily lives in relatively populated areas – a 3G connected GPS device can offer more advanced and relevant features, faster and more accurate performance, more stable and broad connections to the network and lower average costs.

Your 2G Device Will Soon Be Useless

by Thomas Walk - Mar 08, 2017

Telecommunications operators around the world are shutting off their 2G (Second Generation) GSM and CDMA networks, which were the primary digital telecommunications protocols throughout the 1990s and into the early 2000s. Most customers switched over to 3G (Third Generation) years ago before switching again to 4G (Fourth Generation). Networks that stick the 2G protocol have been kept alive so that people who still use older devices can continue to enjoy coverage. But with more and more 3G and 4G devices competing for bandwidth, the older, slower network...

Your 2G Device Will Soon Be Useless

by Thomas Walk - Mar 08, 2017

Telecommunications operators around the world are shutting off their 2G (Second Generation) GSM and CDMA networks, which were the primary digital telecommunications protocols throughout the 1990s and into the early 2000s. Most customers switched over to 3G (Third Generation) years ago before switching again to 4G (Fourth Generation). Networks that stick the 2G protocol have been kept alive so that people who still use older devices can continue to enjoy coverage. But with more and more 3G and 4G devices competing for bandwidth, the older, slower network...

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