GPS in Everyday Life

GPS technology was initially invented for military purposes back in the 1960s; however, it gradually incorporated into the mass consumer based market in the form of being a part of various products such as personal navigational that has been encountering massive growth in our everyday lives while we are getting around the roads. Nevertheless, in the past few years, all the personal GPS devices have become more portable and affordable; there are numerous advantages of using such sort of GPS navigators instead of finding your way around the roads.

Recreational and Developmental Activities concerning GPS technology:

Anglers, trekkers, and Hikers were most possibly were among the initial group who started taking advantage of this particular technology. On the other hand, the accessibility of this specific technology is useful in giving rise to various new kinds of recreational and developmental activities. One of the most amazing examples is the geocaching. It is a high-tech, individualized game related to treasure hunting which is being played by people making use of different GPS devices. In the game, the geocaching hobbyists plant different containers which are known as caches in different kinds of likely and possible places and then upload their locations over the Web for other adventures seekers to locate them. GPS technology when utilized with creativity can be extremely effective to bring a revolution to the way different games are being played or simply giving rise to new forms of communal or social interaction.

GPS tracking will never let you lose your beloved:

As the GPS chips are becoming smaller and smaller, you will also be able to get different GPS devices in the form of collar bands that are normally utilized by the pet owners as this way they can easily track down their pets in case they are lost. In the same way, parents can make use of these GPS devices if they are living under a fear that their children may get lost in crowded areas.

 

Apple iPad – 5 Major Disappointments

Talking about Apple iPad here, it received a large number of mixed reactions. Although, there are some cool features associated that makes the gadget stand out; however, there are certain features that are completely missed out.

Some of the major disappointments related to Apple iPad are;

  1. Camera: this feature has been completely missed out when it comes to iPad. It is a significant features required for video chats or video conferencing. iPad disappointed its users with it.
  2. GPS: Apple’s iPad was one of the most awaited gadgets and it was known as a modified version of iPhone, however; it completely missed out the GPS feature. on the other hand, the Wi-Fi or 3G can provide users with a speedy access to the Google Maps but an integrated GPS feature has been missed out.
  3. Removable Battery; iPad supports the battery timeline of ten hours which certainly is great; however, for such a revolutionary product such as iPad, it should been provided with a feature of a user removable battery.
  4. Multitasking; for the iPad,it is one of the biggest drawbacks. Apparently, the case is that this gadget is unable to run background process. Thus, it makes you stick to one job at a time. This makes a complete big NO for most of the people who consider the iPad as one of the advanced netbook.
  5. Mac OS; Apple’s iPad has been incorporated with an A4 processor which runs perfectly fine with the iPhone operating System, nevertheless, a complete OS X would have given the iPad a processor to kill for.

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