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Car crashes into sand trap at golf course in Northbridge. (Photo Credit: John O'Brien)

Woman Crashes Car Into Golf Course Sand Bunker, Blames GPS

An Uxbridge woman, who reportedly told police that she was just following her GPS when she wound up crashing into a golf course sand trap, is facing drunk driving charges.

06/20/2012

The man found his stolen GPS listed on Craigslist.

NH Man Finds Stolen GPS For Sale Online, Confronts Suspect

A Nashua, New Hampshire man found his own stolen GPS while looking online for a new one and then helped police catch the thief on Monday.

02/14/2012

(File photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Even With GPS, Retrieving A Stolen Phone Proves Difficult

GPS monitoring software is a great tool to track down a lost or stolen phone or tablet, but knowing where it is doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll get it back.

07/21/2011

MBTA Bus (File)

MBTA Considers GPS-Triggered Audio Ads On Buses

The MBTA is considering selling audio ads on its buses that would be triggered by GPS.

07/06/2011

(File photo courtesy: Adam E. Moreira/Wikimedia Commons)

T Expanding Real Time Tracking To Commuter Rail

The MBTA is working with developers to release real time tracking apps for the commuter rail at the same time that passengers say they have better luck with real time bus tracking than train tracking.

04/27/2011

(File photo courtesy: Adam E. Moreira/Wikimedia Commons)

Curious About Tracking App

If the MBTA can create a gps based tracking app for buses WHY not one for trains!!!! – Andrew, Natick

WBZ-TV–04/26/2011

(Photo credit DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Advertisers Target Your Phones

Location-based advertising is very hot right now.

04/07/2011

A new study says turned on electronic devices can disrupt a plane in flight.

Study: Personal Electronic Devices May Affect Flights

It’s a routine on every plane: flight attendants tell us to turn off our electronic devices. But, can your iPod really bring down a plane?

03/09/2011

(Photo by Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images)

How Thieves Can Track You Through Your Photos

Some photos contained GPS information called geotags which are automatically embedded into the photo by your smart phone.

11/09/2010

Night Vision Goggles

New Gadgets Keep Kids Safe In The Dark

There are some new high-tech gadgets on the market that can keep kids safe on Halloween or any night of the year.

10/27/2010

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