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Hammerhead

Gadget of the Day: A Bike Navigator That Keeps Your Eyes on the Road

The Hammerhead straps onto your handlebars, using bright LEDs to point you in the right direction.

Lynette Jones

'When It's Time to Make the Next Turn, the Left Side of Your Seat Will Buzz'

How "tactile displays" could help lead to less distracted driving and transform the way we navigate.

8 Tools We Used to Navigate the World Around Us Before GPS and Smartphones

A new Smithsonian exhibit takes on the history of "getting from here to there."

Drift

An App to Help You Lose Yourself in the City

Drift wants you to "unfamiliarize" yourself in familiar places.

Courtesy: Regina Mamou

How Do You Navigate a City With No Street Names?

A photographer documents the way residents of Amman, Jordan, get around.

Reuters

GPS, Smartphones, and the Dumbing Down of Personal Navigation

Does a controversial new app herald the death of street smarts?

screenshot of waze.com

Crowdsourcing Your Commute

Drivers help each other through traffic with the navigation app Waze