50 Shades Debut Inspires Increase in GPS Tracker Sales

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50 Shades of Grey: you either love it or hate it, whether you read the book or not. Some chose to skip the movie altogether based on their disappointment with the series, while others counted down the days to its release. No matter if you liked it or not, there’s no question this movie topped the charts all over the world. In fact, according to worldwide box office figures, the movie did better overseas than it did here. The majority of the $350 million the movie grossed has the highest percentage of those sales coming from international locations. It isRead More

A Watch, Games, and GPS Tracker Combined

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Parents are usually torn when it comes to technology. Some love the way that certain devices can entertain kids for hours (tablets, anyone?), and others hate the idea of giving a child any kind of technology too early. But, what about a watch that combines educational games you’d want your kids to play with the safety that is a GPS tracking device? The new watch by Ambit Networks does all of those things, and it’s also a watch that your kids will like to wear. The AmbyGear watch was designed for kids, but also for parents that want to keepRead More

Vanderbilt Next Team to Track Football Players’ Performance

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College football teams seek out the best of the best to recruit to their teams, hoping the men they assemble on the playing field each week lead their team to a championship. They practice endlessly, perfecting their plays, and hoping that injuries don’t occur. When technology intersects with sports, all kinds of amazing things happen. We’ve brought you stories of the wearable tracking devices used by teams–-not just football-–all over the world, designed to bring data to the coaches that allow their teams to play at an optimum performance level. The latest team to give the technology a try: Vanderbilt.Read More

Safeti: A GPS-based Safety Device

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Every once in a while, a crowdfunding campaign catches our eye. This time that campaign is for a new device called ‘Safeti.’ Safeti is an “on-demand personal safety concierge” device that aims to make traveling alone or just walking around town alone safer. Here’s a closer look at the new Safeti device. What It Does Imagine for a moment that you’re leaving your gym at night, and you have to walk through a deserted indoor parking lot in order to reach your car. As you start walking, you hear footsteps behind you, and those footsteps start to increase in speedRead More

The Silver Cloud Tracker

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Rocky Mountain Tracking’s ‘Silver Cloud Tracker’ is one of the smallest GPS tracking devices in the world. This device can track in real time, is incredibly accurate, and can be placed on any vehicle for instant information. If you’re looking for a real-time tracking device that does it all — read on! Silver Cloud Tracker Features Some of the features of the Silver Cloud Tracker include: Accuracy up to 2.5m Location history that is unlimited Online GPS tracking software that is completely user-friendly, and is accessible from any iOS device. A battery that lasts for 6 hours on one charge,Read More

Would You Run 5.7 Miles for Love?

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What would you do to propose to the person that you love? Would you run 5.7 miles using a GPS tracker in order to spell out the words ‘Will You Marry Me?’ Well, that’s what Ben Chudley of England did this week when he decided to propose to his two-year girlfriend. The Plan Chudley knew that he wanted to use his phone’s GPS tracking device to map the words to his proposal during this run. So, he set out one day and ran the route that would eventually create the words for his proposal. But, Chudley didn’t want to proposeRead More

What to Do When You Lose Sight of Your Child

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You never want to lose your child in a crowd, but it can happen. Even if your child simply wanders away, or loses that grip on your hand, not seeing your child for even a few minutes can cause a lot of panic. The best way to make sure that you can find your child quickly is to add a GPS tracking device to your child’s backpack or sew one into a piece of clothing. Although GPS trackers are the best way to keep tabs on a toddler, there are some things that you can do right away to find your child – keep theseRead More

5 Reasons to Track Your Kids

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GPS tracking devices can be attached to a backpack, clipped to a bicycle, or placed inside of a piece of clothing, and when it comes to your kids, you can never be too careful. But, there’s some question about whether or not tracking kids is necessary, and when to track children. Just to give you some idea of how a GPS tracker can be used to keep tabs on your kids, we’ve come up with five different reasons for you to keep a closer eye on what your kids do. 1. Tracking kids with disabilities is a great way to let your child haveRead More

GPS Tracking Popular For Parents Of Teen Drivers

For most parents, teen driving is a stressful concept. Of course, most parents want to encourage their children to grow into competent adults and recognize that learning to drive is an important part of this process. Still, the road is a dangerous place for inexperienced youngsters who tend to be over-confident in their own driving abilities. Parents worry about drunk driving, texting while driving, distracting passengers, not to mention the hazards other drivers bring to the road. Some of these anxious parents have turned to GPS technology to help quell some of their concerns. Although many teens might resist theRead More

Protecting Teenagers through Vehicle GPS Tracking

It makes sense that parents would think using tracking apps on their phone or mobile device is adequate enough to monitor their teenagers’ every move. That’s what tracking apps (“Find My iPhone”) do—track the device and presumably the person along with it. But if teenagers are driving somewhere they know they shouldn’t be, they will also probably know how to turn off that tracking feature (or just the phone itself). More and more it’s recommended that parents consider installing a vehicle GPS tracking device instead.   A Problem with Accuracy Those cell phone tracking apps aren’t as accurate as weRead More