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  • February 17, 2016
    These are two Star Wars inspired map drawings created by hardcore cyclist Stephen Lund while GPS tracking his rides around Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Of course there's also the possibility that Stephen Lund is not a cyclist at all but a liar and just draws on maps of ... / Continue →
  • December 4, 2014
    This is the result of 6-months of travel around Japan by Yasushi "Yassan" Takahashi to spell out 'MARRY ME Keep going for a couple videos, the first of which is basically seven minutes of listening to someone talk about their vacation photos, the second of which I didn't watc... / Continue →
  • September 6, 2013
    Meet Blair McMillan. Blair McMillan is a man. A man with a sick mustache and mullet and the dream to become a real life Kenny Powers torture his family for the next year by only living with technology from 1986 or earlier. Shhhhhhh -- you hear that? That's the sound of a pr... / Continue →
  • July 2, 2013
    An unmanned Russian Proton-M heavy rocket carrying three GPS related satellites exploded shortly after launch this morning and crashed in a giant ball of hellfire nearby. The whole thing was caught on a live Russian news feed (video after the jump), where things seemed to go s... / Continue →
  • October 3, 2012
    This is a pair of GPS enabled shoes that light the way to your predetermined destination. The toe of the left shoe lights up which direction you need to head in, and the right toe what percentage of your journey is left. They were created by Dominic Wilcox, who calls them No ... / Continue →
  • March 16, 2012
    Bitchin' tan, bro. In a move that proves manufacturers probably shouldn't jokingly print "best worn over your head like an astronaut helmet" on plastic bags, a group of Japanese tourists followed the GPS directions in their rental car into the channel separating two Australian... / Continue →
  • January 13, 2012
    AHAHHAHAHHAHA -- that's right by my house! Microsoft recently patented a feature for GPS systems that allows pedestrians to choose a walking route that avoids crime-ridden and bad-weather areas and a bunch of folks are getting up in a huff about it because some jackass at CBS... / Continue →
  • October 17, 2011
    Don't lie -- you don't hate the meat packing! A New Yorker is filing for divorce after verifying his wife was cheating on him and not where she said she was by checking her location using the iPhone's new 'Find my Friends' app. Wait -- there's a 'Find my Friends' app?! *runn... / Continue →
  • October 6, 2011
    Picture related: golf cart. The FCC has announced that all cell phones in the US must have GPS capabilities by 2018 so that authorities can better pin-point 911 calls. Ooooooor make it easier for big brother to track your location. F*** that! *throws cell phone in back of m... / Continue →
  • July 9, 2010
    This is a funny little video of Yoda doing his voice recording for the Star Wars series of TomTom GPS voices. I'm not even gonna lie: I giggled. Like a schoolgirl. Now you may be wondering, "but GW, how you gonna giggle like a schoolgirl if you don't have a plaid skirt and k... / Continue →
  • May 4, 2010
    Beginning this month, GPS giant TomTom will be releasing one Star Wars character a month whose voice will be available for $13 download to guide you to your destination. They kicked it off with Darth Vader, but next is C-3PO, followed by Yoda and Han Solo. You can hear some p... / Continue →
  • November 2, 2009
    MIT, a school best known for not accepting me despite two super-sweet essays and several threatening phone calls, is now developing a robot companion for drivers. Why? Because we need more distractions in the car. AIDA (Affective Intelligent Driving Agent) communicates with ... / Continue →
  • May 17, 2009
    A Saudi inventor was recently denied a German patent for what is being described as a "killer chip". What is a killer chip? Cooler Ranch Doritos, hands down. The basic model would consist of a tiny GPS transceiver placed in a capsule and inserted under a person's skin, so th... / Continue →
  • March 10, 2009
    WOOT -- a product review. I took the Clarion MiND to find the grave of F. Scott Fitzgerald and then, in his honor, to the bar. Hit the jump to find out how it all went down.... / Continue →
  • March 6, 2009
    That's right folks, a real, honest-to-God product review from yours truly. It should be up in the next couple of days and will cover the Clarion MiND (Mobile Internet Navigation Device). Per the manufacturer: Combining personal GPS navigation and real-time Points of Interest... / Continue →
  • February 5, 2009
    Want to know exactly where your "friends" are at all times? Well now you can, thanks to a Google Maps Mobile (and desktop) feature called Latitude. All you have to do is ask to borrow your "friend's" phone briefly, accept the invitation you discreetly send from your own, and ... / Continue →
  • October 31, 2008
    The "Find Me If You Can" lingerie line from Brazilian designer Lucia Lorio comes with a GPS-uplink unit inside so you can catch your woman jumping some other guy's bones if she's really stupid and don't know there's a brick-sized piece of electronic equipment conspicuously sewn... / Continue →
  • September 5, 2008
    Is your scooter just not geeky enough for you? How about turning that bad boy into a mobile hotspot? This how-to shows building instructions for putting together a scooter that doubles as a roving wireless hotspot, GPS device, pirate radio station, and even has enough juice t... / Continue →
  • July 23, 2008
    Ha, did my boss just catch me playing Solomon's Key on FireNes (note: version 1.1 is out so it may work now for those of you that were having problems) when I was supposed to be making a spreadsheet? Yes, yes he did. Anyway, some Japanese company is selling an RC fishing boat... / Continue →
  • June 25, 2008
    The Mio Knight Rider GPS unit is exactly what it sounds like -- a Knight Rider themed GPS unit. It has red blinking lights. Basically what you're paying for is the fact that Mio got William Daniels (the distinguished voice of KITT) to do all the audio work. You choose your n... / Continue →