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Garmin targets Waze and Google Maps with Viago, a $2, upgradeable GPS app

It's still not free, but for just $2 how can you go wrong with Garmin Viago?

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HereO GPS Watch lets parents map their kids' locations

Thanks to a tiny GPS chip in the band, and a built-in SIM, this watch can track small children around the globe -- or just to school, ballet class, and home.

Keep tabs on loved ones with the I'm Tracer GPS tracker

The Tracer has GPS and a SIM card that works with more than 500 carriers around the world, making it ideal for family vacations or solo adventurers who want to let people know that they're doing OK.

Apple Maps vs. Google Maps, by the numbers

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Despite Apple Maps's rocky launch, it seems that its all-too-public issues don't seem to have put as substantial a dent in Cupertino's mapping offering as Google might have hoped. Charles Arthur at the Guardian looks at the numbers.

Taiwan protests Apple maps that show island as a Chinese province

Taiwan is demanding Apple revise its mapping software and remove a label that describes the island as a province of China, rather than as a sovereign state.