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GPS Cookie tracks your trail of digital breadcrumbs

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(Credit: Richard Haberkern)

Sometimes, you just want to wander and not worry about maps or staring at a GPS screen. That's where a GPS data logger comes in handy. You let it handle the chore of remembering where you've been.

The GPS Cookie runs on two AAA batteries and records data onto a microSD card you supply. It records data, time, and location to track your routes, letting you build up a history of your movements. That data can then be imported into Google Earth so you can visualize your travels.

The idea behind the gadget is that you just carry it around and not worry about it until you upload the data to Google Earth and see your information. This could come in handy for travel abroad so you'll be able to locate that out-of-the-way Parisian cafe later. It can also be used to track bike routes, commutes, or just about any travel adventure.

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