Not quite, GPS stands for Global Positioning System. GPS is a navigation system that can determine where you are on the Earth. A GIS can utilize data collected from a GPS unit and some GPS units have simple GIS systems in them, but they are not the same. GPS, GIS and Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) are all tools within the Geospatial world. Products that you may be familiar with that use geospatial technology include Google Earth, Google Maps, Yahoo! Maps, MapQuest, Microsoft's Bing Maps, and many other internet and mobile device (cell phone and smart phone) applications.