Other stories about GPS

Technology that helped find lost hiker may one day rescue you

A father armed only with tech-savvy, persistence and hope found his lost daughter with technology that he plans to share with the world. In...
Happening Now May 30, 2019

What to do if you lose your phone on vacation

You can be having the most wonderful time in the world on a vacation, but nothing turns it to horrible faster than losing your...
Tips May 11, 2019

Hacker accesses GPS and kills car engines

Imagine driving to work, minding your own business without a care in the world. You start to exit the offramp when the engine suddenly...
Happening Now April 27, 2019

Find a hidden GPS tracker on your car

Miniature GPS trackers are commonly used to help locate objects or animals that stray from a single location. Wildlife agencies track mountain lions and...
Tips April 24, 2019

GPS tracking technology could curb domestic violence

Chances are someone you know has been a victim of domestic violence. 1 in 4 women and 1 in 10 men in the U.S....
Tips April 6, 2019

Is this weekend's 'rollover' event the Y2K of GPS?

It's been 20 years since the big Y2K scare. Back then, tons of people were freaking out and stocking up of food, water and...
Happening Now April 6, 2019

Expert reveals how to truly be anonymous in today's surveillance world

We all seem to be aware of the fact that we are constantly being tracked. Our smartphones know where we are and what we're...
Happening Now March 18, 2019

Kim's Take: Uninformed tech writers try to revise the 'Y2K' scare

In a hurry? Tap or click to listen to this story in less than a minute! Do you remember the greatly hyped, end-of-the-world non-event...
Columns March 11, 2019

App stalkers, GPS apocalypse, robocall defenses, and more: Tech Q&A

Each week, I receive tons of questions from my listeners about tech concerns, new products and all things digital. Sometimes, choosing the most interesting...
Columns February 23, 2019

The Y2K of GPS is arriving on April 6 - here's what you need to know

Do you remember the big Y2K scare 20 years ago? They said all computers would crash because of the dates changing. Well, it seems...
Happening Now February 15, 2019
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