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These are the best Apple Watch features, according to Business Insider readers

I recently asked Business Insider readers to email me their favorite Apple Watch features and received dozens of responses.
The Magnetic North Pole, and the Earth's Magnetic Field, help GPS and other navigation systems pinpoint users' locations.

Earth’s north magnetic pole has moved — here’s what that means for our navigation systems

Earth has a new magnetic north. Updating its location was crucial for military and civilian navigation systems.
Clouds associated with a major winter storm that is bringing wintry precipitation and chilly temperatures to the US South is seen in an image from NOAA's GOES-East satellite on February 11, 2014.

The US government shutdown is preventing scientists from improving forecasts for severe weather and navigational models

The US government shutdown hasn't impacted your weather forecast, NOAA officials say. But it might hurt experts' ability to improve storm forecasting.
Waze CEO Noam Bardin

Waze sold to Google for $1 billion — but its CEO says the company owes its success to Apple

The company still celebrates "Tim Cook day" every year, CEO Noam Bardin told Business Insider in an interview.
View of the interior of the Tesla Model S at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan January 15, 2013.

Tesla is rallying after Elon Musk says a new navigation system is coming this weekend

"New nav starts rolling out this weekend," Musk wrote early Monday. "Should be considered a mature beta at first, so won’t be perfect."

The Navy’s 4th accident this year is stirring concerns about hackers targeting US warships

US Navy guidance systems are highly secure, but a spate of accidents at sea are drawing attention to vulnerabilities in maritime navigation systems.
Coast Guard Cutter Willow's buoy-deck crew members install the clappers on a bell buoy before the buoy is set in the water near Block Island, Rhode Island, September 6, 2013.

Somebody keeps stealing the Coast Guard’s bells and gongs in Maine

Six buoys have been targeted over the past six months, and the Coast Guard says that anyone with information about the incidents could get up to half the fine imposed on the thieves.

Google Maps has a new feature to ensure you never forget where you parked your car

Google has introduced a new feature to make sure Android users never forget where they park their cars.

Audi’s virtual cockpit is impressive — but I still prefer GM’s OnStar

Here's how Audi's virtual cockpit stacks up again my personal favorite nav system, General Motor's OnStar.

7 maps that show how our understanding of the world changed dramatically

Mapmaking has evolved from the early cartographers measuring horizons to Google Maps telling us every turn. Here are some maps that show how far we've come.