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How To Use A GPS

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A GPS (global positive system) is a network of satellites which is used as the basis of a navigation system. There are also GPS receivers which are designed for automobiles and also for handheld models.
GPS was developed by the US department of defense for military use. GPs is a worldwide network which connects the satellites and the ground signals in order to connect to the receiver and send signals to the receiver that processes the data and locates the locations accurately within the a few yards.
A GPS receiver does not work inside the buildings that shield the high frequency satellite transmissions. So before using the GPS receiver you should choose a place with full horizon. It helps the users in many ways. Read and learn how a GPS receiver works and how can it help you.

All these GPS designed for automobiles can calculate locations and also determine the directions given to a location. Many of them can also have many other features which depends on what model do you have. With more features your GPS can help you in avoiding traffic jams. Read the full story

Google Maps For BlackBerry And Other Mobile Phones

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Google map is web based mapping service which Google allows everyone to use, without any fee for non commercial use. Now, it is very helpful for tourists and everybody, wants to know the right path towards his destination.storm google maps

In 2006, Google introduced their marvelous Java Application, known as Google Maps for Mobiles. And that application is eligible to run on any java based phone, many features which are introduced in the web based version are also included in it.

On 28th November, 2007, Google Maps for Mobile 2.0 version was released, that version introduced a feature through which anyone can see “My Location”, it was a GPS-like location service, but it doesn’t need a GPS receiver. The software appendage the information by the nearest wireless network and cell sites. Software looks up the location of cel cite with the help of database known as wireless network and cell sites. Wireless network location can be calculated by a method of discovering the nearby Wi-Fi hotspots, and then by using this it foster to the discovery of users exact location.

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