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An algorithm can better predict your future movements by getting a little help from your friends.
Vibrating wheel tells you to when to turn—and is less distracting than visual and auditory cues, researchers say.
A research project provides personalized directions that adapt to weather, traffic conditions, and your own driving habits.
An Android app navigates via camera images of the actual road—and any obstacles that might be there at the moment.
Small ground-based transmitters that mimic GPS satellites help receivers find their position with high accuracy.
Mobile-phone activity can provide a warning of disease flare-ups.
A phone can locate you indoors to within a few paces by combining Wi-Fi signals and the jolt of your footsteps.
Phone app Waze uses real-time information shared by drivers to tweak its directions and traffic advice.
Nobody knows how to get around a city like a taxi driver. A new method for creating online maps taps into that expertise.