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Apple Watch Series 2 Announced: GPS, Waterproof and More

The first-generation Apple Watch was "splash proof", but this device is swim-proof, said Apple COO Jeff Williams when announcing the Apple Watch Series 2. As detailed by Williams during the keynote, to make the Watch swim-proof, Apple needed to effectively close every port, including the speaker. As a result, they have redesigned the speaker so...

Apple Has Acquired GPS Firm Coherent Navigation [u]

According to a new report from MacRumors, Apple has reportedly acquired Coherent Navigation, a GPS firm founded in 2008 by Cornell and Stanford engineers. One of the company’s areas of focus was High Integrity GPS (iGPS), which combines the signals from the traditional GPS satellites and the signals from voice/data provider Iridium’s satellites to provide...

NAVIGON North America for iOS Holiday Sale: $39.99 (33% Off)

If you’ve been eyeing NAVIGON North America for your iPhone or iPad, the app has just went on sale for $39.99, which is $20 off its regular price of $59.99 (33% off). For Canadian snowbirds or those venturing down South for the holidays, this turns your iPhone or iPad into a standalone GPS without the...