As an outdoor person, we were most delighted to be given a chance to try out this new USB GPS travel logger by i-gotU. For those not familiar with what a GPS logger actually does, by attaching this tiny gadget to a backpack or just pocket it after turning it on, we will then be able to add GPS to keep a record or show others when and where we have been to together with details like the exact longtitude and latitude, speed, altitude, etc. a-trip-websiteTo make sharing the details mentioned above even more easier, i-gotU comes with an extremely easy to use “@trip PC” (linked to www.a-trip.com account) software which functions as a data import client quickly allowing you to manage,geotag and share your recent trips onto blogs as well as photosharing sites such as Flickr and Picasa.

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Xwaves is about to release the latest version of xGPS (v1.2) by the end of this month. For those that are not familiar, xGPS is an iPhone / iPod Touch application which will turn your iPhone into a GPS sat nav device, the best part is xGPS enables your iPhone to have turn by turn voice instructions.  The previous version xGPS (v1.1.0-1) which is  already available via Cydia and provides real-time GPS navigation, but it does not have voice instructions so this soon to come update version 1.2 will definitely be much more useful.

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More on how to get xGPS working on your iPhone or iPod Touch after the break…

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Sony has come out with its VAIO P, the world’s lightest 8-inch netbook at just 1.4 pounds. It is a Vista running netbook, something we don’t see quite that frequently. It’s powered by a 1.33GHz Intel processor and comes with 1,600 x 768 resolution LED-backlit XBRITE-ECO LCD display, 2GB RAM, up to 60GB hard drive + available 128GB SSD, 802.11n WiFi, 3G WWAN, Bluetooth, battery that provides four hours working (can offer up to eight hours with the optional high-capacity cell) and a GPS module. Color options include garnet red, emerald green, onyx black, crystal white and classic black hues.

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