Newest to arrive the App Store is the TomTom GPS application for iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS. Versions specific for countries can now be found, these include the US and Canada, UK and Ireland, Western Europe, Australia and New Zealand.

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Though pricing may be an issue for some with its App Store prices ranging from $79.99 to $139.99, it does mean that iPhone users will now have more choices when it comes to choosing the most suitable turn-by-turn GPS car navigation application.

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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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This week, Sagem the mobile firm which not everyone knows alot about, announced that they have managed to embed a whole GPS receiver into a traditional sim card. This is extrememly exciting news, because the result of this technology would mean it could be possible in the future to bring GPS functionality into any phone. I suppose now the next step is the need to have a GPS software or application which could be globally supported in order to be able to exploit this further.

Here’s a quick quote from our source, find out more from the link below!

The primary purpose of A-GPS SIM is to provide accurate positioning information of the phone to emergency services in case of an emergency call as required by E112 and E911 legislation in the EU and the U.S. respectively. In addition to this, it can support generic location-based services such as navigation, ‘find a place or person’ services, location-aware games, and many more.

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If you don’t know much about RipSaw (pic above), it’s basically an untamed beast-like supercharged, all terrain tank. The name RipSaw really isn’t a joke, you would never want to stand in the way of something which can easily rip through fields, snow, water, mud, you name it! RipSaw?s 650hp engine can drive it from 0-50 in 3.5 seconds, with a top speed of 80 mph, over just about any possible terrain. And now, it’s been modified, no longer does anyone need to sit inside this beast to control it, thanks to some new GPS guidance…

Watch the video after the break and you’ll see some variation in the different versions of RipSaw tanks that these guys have created so far and check out the new RipSaw II!

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