GPS


GNS 3000 Bluetooth GPS receiver for mobile

The new GNS 3000 announced by Global Navigation Systems since last spring is finally available (¹). It replaces the GNS 2000 More. Now equipped with a Bluetooth transmitter 5.0, it has an SD Card slot for recording position data in Read more …

The accuracy of GPS [brief summer]

I'm always being asked - and have been for ages - how much confidence we can put in the GPS on our tablets and smartphones. At the risk of repeating myself, I still maintain that our mobile devices are equipped with GPS receivers Read more …

Apple finally ship GALILEO [Update]

Good news, a year after its appearance on the first smartphones (¹), Apple finally integrates a GNSS receiver chipset compatible GALILEO. The iPhone 8/8+ and soon iPhone X are now filled Modem MDM9655 LTE Snapdragon the X16 Read more …

BeiDou-3 China rushes its Global GPS

To date, the constellation of GPS satellites the Chinese BeiDou-2 covers only part of East Asia and the Western Pacific. With the commissioning of GALILEO European GPS late 2016, the scheduled replacement of the 2nd generation GPSII Read more …

GALILEO and the Apple mobile

Within a month of the launch by Ariane 5 four new satellites of the GALILEO constellation to 18 satellites, manufacturers of components of location have already presented their new chips of location supporting the European GNSS. This has Read more …

GPS and iPad Wi - Fi + Cellular

Early January 2011 I wrote started the year in a bad mood (¹) After finding repeated incompetence of Apple sellers, during Christmas, concerning devices they sold, mainly iPad and iPhone. I note unfortunately as 5 years Read more …

2016 Year of GALILEO

Since my first post on GALILEO end 2011 (¹), Europe's space has increased. Despite the economic uncertainties and many budgetary restrictions, Course and schedule have been maintained thanks to a community political flawless. it Read more …

Use your iPhone as GPS for iPad Wi - Fi

With the GPS2IP application, we can use (tentatively) the GPS of an iPhone to transmit the position to a Wi-Fi iPad that does not have a GPS. But this method should only be seen as a temporary troubleshooting for reasons which will be Read more …

The American GPS evolving

As the number of receivers GPS greatly increases, so does our dependency on the GPS, but satellites are subject to wear out and age. THE U.S. Air Force launches since 2010 the second constellation of GPS satellites, named GPS Block IIR, Read more …

iOS 8.4 Fix bug GPS Bluetooth

Expected for a long time. In fact since the release of iOS 8.3 that included a bug preventing the Bluetooth GPS to provide position applications (iNavX and Co). Apple today announced, between other corrections : Other improvements Read more …

Bug iOS 8.3 and Bluetooth GPS

The iTabNav company sent me information regarding all current owners of a GPS Bluetooth-powered for iPad Wi-Fi, such as the GNS2000 or the BadElf. À l'Heure actuelle Apple iOS 8.3 no longer works with Read more …

iPad GPS far away from networks

For those who do are not yet fully convinced, despite my assertions in many posts (¹), Here's another example of the accuracy of iPad GPS, Cup of any terrestrial cellular network or Wi - fi. Already lived in 2011 Read more …

BeiDou-2 Chinese GPS

China launched its 16th satellite positioning system satellite BeiDou-2. Like all other Chinese satellites, it was put into orbit by their own rocket Long March 3. This is the sixth satellite launched this Read more …

iPhone 5 and GPS

With iPad 3, Apple dropped the A-GPS chipsets from Broadcom BCM475x series that equipped the iPad 1 and 2 and iPhone 4. Since the iPhone 4S and iPad 3, 'New iPad (¹), it is now Read more …

Redpark GPS Cable

Redpark company, Emeryville, California, and former founder of Keyspan, designed the C2-GPS GPS Cable for Dock Connector for Apple Devices. This cable is intended for connecting external GPS devices which use the Read more …

Galileo, here we go !

Just published, charts portfolio on 20 October, my previous post about iPhone 4S new GPS chipset – to receive signals from the Russian GLONASS system – in which I inserted a skeptical comment about the future of Galileo, only Read more …

A new GPS chipset in iPhone 4S ?

iFixit et Chipworks, the two major U.S. websites about dismantling of electronic devices of all kinds, have both recently shelled iPhone 4S not to mention its GPS chipset. Yet, in a new page of its site concerning the technical specifications Read more …

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iPhone built-in GPS : a formidable accuracy !

You've probably heard the song Helmut Fritz "It annoys me" ? She will dance to many vacationers this summer campsites and beaches. Well me, what irritates me, is a disbelief Read more …

iPad, GPS and 3G cellular network subscription

I start the year in a bad mood ! Unfortunately I have seen, through the experiences of many of you, ignorance, if not incompetence, many sellers iPad. Not only specializes supermarkets, but also in some Read more …

An external GPS for iPod Touch, iPhone and iPad

The German company Bad Elf offers for sale since 28 October, Amazon and eBay, the first external GPS approved by Apple. The Bad Elf GPS adapts to the dock connector for Apple devices that are not Read more …

iPhone 4 : location componants

With the iPhone 4, Apple provides a significantly improved device for use in applications of sea and land, as iNavX. Our friends at iFixit have dissqucomme accustoms the first device in their hands. Here are the results of their Read more …

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