Understanding GPS

GPS is magic. At least it seems that way. Whether you’re using a smartphone, in-car unit or standalone, GPS technology is pretty awesome. You never get lost. It always knows exactly where you are. But how…

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How does Google Maps know my location?

It’s kind of creepy, isn’t it? It seems like no matter what device you are using, Google Maps and other sites seem to know your exact location. Desktop computers don’t have GPS chips so you have…

Keep Your Kids Safe on the Road

Do you have kids of driving age? Help them arrive safely at their destinations with a GPS navigation system. We have several fall birthdays in my wife’s family. Our son, Hunter, turns 19 this October. Our…

SilverCloud GPS Tracking System, Part 1.5

  After several days of using the SilverCloud GPS Tracking System, things are going well. Since I don’t have an evil nemesis, I installed the unit in a friend’s car and have been tracking her movements….