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Twelve Days of Christmas: GPS Units

Twelve Days of Christmas: GPS Units By Marty Padgett December 10th, 2008 Email this page to your friend: Your Email: ... this Mio and Navigon GPS Enlarge PhotoWith the number of portable GPS units on the market, it seems ... for over a year? Because it's more than a capable in-car GPS device. Read on… The [more...]

Date: 2008-12-10 15:49:57

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Postcard from Liverpool

Postcard from Liverpool In consumer behaviour, telecoms, webofnoweb, ... in his business had bought their own GPS units; and GPS unit map updates and device comparisons had joined ... of the GPS system. My Dad purchased a GPS unit from discount supermarket Aldi; it seems [more...]

Date: 2009-01-02 18:01:28

World’s Smallest GPS Unveiled

Imagine a GPS unit small enough to fit on your wrist.  It’d be perfect for outdoor activities ... GPS unit on the market.   The new wrist-sized device will set you back $599 this holiday season ... out to your destination. The GPS unit will show direction, altitude, speed, barometer pressure, remaining distance [more...]

Date: 2008-12-15 20:00:31

BBNav GPS unit promises to aid disabled drivers

BBNav GPS unit promises to aid disabled drivers by Donald Melanson, posted Sep 18th 2008 at 4:37PM We've seen plenty of specialized GPS units, ... up pretty well against the usual GPS fare, with it packing a 4.3-inch touchscreen, NAVTEQ maps of the UK and Ireland, and hands free Bluetooth calling capabilties, among other standard features [more...]

Date: 2008-09-18 21:00:48

Tribune Spotlights Red Light Camera Warning GPS Units

The Chicago Tribune’s transportation writer, Jon Hilkevitch wrote a decent front page story on how GPS units are helping motorists be more careful ... s GPSMirror but does mention Cobra and a few other websites that offer red light camera data. Hilkevitch ... ) databases into your standard GPS units, which is really the majority of the marketplace. The [more...]

Date: 2008-08-19 04:50:06

Navman intros slimline S100 GPS unit

Navman intros slimline S100 GPS unit by Donald Melanson, posted Oct 9th 2008 at 6:01PM It looks like those wanting a GPS unit that's a bit more stylish than the usual fare now have a new option to consider from Navman, which has just introduced is IDEO-designed S100 model [more...]

Date: 2008-10-09 22:47:02

Don’t Let the GPS Revolution Pass You By!

by Richard Eberhard In the world of GPS systems, it seems there is no such thing as too small or too fast. GPS units are changing so quickly these days, each unit getting smaller and faster. It seems ... auto GPS units, nobody at work is going to believe you if you say you were late because you got lost [more...]

Date: 2009-02-22 07:08:20

Lowrance intros three GPS units

Saturday, January 24, 2009 - 0:00 (GMT+99)Filed under: GPS - Navigation | by :Rien | SlipperyBrick: ... who are more adventurous will find Lowrance’s new GPS units useful.The trio goes by the names of Outback, Safari ... for this post: 2316One Response to “Lowrance intros three GPS units” on 26 Jan 2009 at 15:15 1.Bill said … [more...]

Date: 2009-01-23 23:00:33

Garmin nuvi 255W Focuses on Navigation

As I've reviewed more car navigation GPS units (see our "Find Yourself with GPS" series) ... and MP3 player capabilities into the unit. And similarly, even though every GPS is essentially a tiny ... . My latest test unit, Garmin's $349.95 nuvi 255W, sits near the low end of the company's product line [more...]

Date: 2008-08-07 19:31:12

Tips in Picking and Using a Handheld GPS

by Kaye Fretz Some people would prefer a handheld GPS unit over a permanent one ... yourself familiar with your unit first before using it in a car. Your GPS device should also ... . A handheld unit allows users great freedom to move around even without a car. Sometimes though [more...]

Date: 2008-11-07 09:49:03

The Top Tips in Picking and Using a Handheld GPS

by Kaye Fretz When it comes to convenience and portability, some people would prefer a handheld GPS unit over a permanent one ... familiar with your unit first before using it in a car. Your GPS device should also have such features ... . Of course, handheld units allows users great freedom to move around even without a car. Sometimes [more...]

Date: 2008-11-07 10:08:26

68 GPS units donated to OSM

We are delighted to announce that OSM has received a donation of 68 GPS units. Thanks go to James Doughty of Diass who very kindly donated them. In addition to the 68 GPS units, which are mainly Garmin Geko 201s, James also provided an assortment of batteries, battery chargers and cables. There’s a full inventory of everything [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 09:51:46

Goodyear shows off new GPS units

In a surprising departure from all things treaded, Goodyear has announced five new GPS units. The high-end unit in the bunch is the GY440, a 4 ... : the Dash Express Two-Way GPS for $199 Magellan launches new Maestro Asus announces projecting GPS ... .3-inch widescreen GPS with touchscreen, Instant Rerouting when you get off-course, turn-by-turn [more...]

Date: 2008-11-19 19:01:31

DealNN: GPS units, external hard drives, more

Today's DealNN deals include a variety of GPS units, external hard drives, digital camcorders and more. First up is the Magellan Maestro 3200 GPS unit. It is regularly priced at $149.99, but for this week only it is reduced to $94.99. Features include a 3.5-inch color touchscreen display, turn [more...]

Date: 2009-02-23 23:15:00

GPS Tracking Unit Device

If you want to learn more about some technology that could be very useful, this article provides you with one device, the gps tracking unit device, ... and are thinking of buying it, LandAirSea GPS tracking systems are very easy to use, is quick to install ... something or someone to detect. There are a lot of uses for GPS tracking system; these are [more...]

Date: 2009-01-20 17:35:32

Tips in Picking and Using a Handheld GPS

by Kaye Fretz Depending on their different needs, some people would prefer a handheld GPS unit over a permanent one ... yourself safe by making yourself familiar with your unit first before using it in a car. Your GPS ... . A portable or a handheld unit allows users great freedom to move around even without a car [more...]

Date: 2008-11-07 09:33:57

Vodafone Acquires Sweden’s WayFinder For €24 Million

The increasingly acquisitive Vodafone accounted the acquisition of Sweden’s WayFinder this morning in Europe for €24 Million ... a GPS-capable phone to work (users without integrated GPS can also use an external Bluetooth GPS unit ... develops mobile GPS-enabled location applications, including a GPS routing app called Wayfinder [more...]

Date: 2008-12-09 07:51:59

Review: TomTom XL-330 S GPS

In today’s world of electronic gadgets one such gadget I find people talking about more or even saying they want is a portable GPS unit for their vehicle. Well prior to this I have never used a GPS unit before though I was able to see a Garmin in action when Robyn and I were in Minnesota this year. I was curious as to how other vehicle GPS [more...]

Date: 2008-11-26 17:00:13

Marine GPS - What You Should Know

No doubt you’ve heard of auto GPS or even handheld GPS systems, but you may not be aware that marine GPS units also exist ... . GPS stands for “Global Positioning System.” This system is basically a set of satellites. They go around the world two times a day, and they transmit information on location and time. ... [more...]

Date: 2009-01-03 08:15:06

Tips - New Computer Technology

by Mike MahrerNew computer technology comes out continuously ... ? You can visit: Technology24.netTags: magellan roadmate 360 gps, gps 500, gps device, gps mounts, car video units with gps nav, tomtom one gps, antena gpsTags GPS [more...]

Date: 2009-02-05 02:10:24

Truck RV GPS Unit

Truck RV GPS Unit by edj 02-20-2009 12:00 AM Go to last post ... out with more than RV related issues. Yet another, another baby... by WAFLHTIRider 02-20-2009 01 ... Books Readers - Discuss any books you are reading. RV related or not. Twilight by rvduo [more...]

Date: 2009-02-20 01:59:08

Buy - Portable GPS Receiver

Portable GPS Receiver Includes GPS Receiver, Unit, Manual, Quick Start Guide FREMONT, Calif., Jan ... gps system, cheap Magellan, Magellan car gps Social Bookmarking ... . 13 /PRNewswire/ — Following MiTAC International Corporation’s now-final purchase of Magellan [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 08:01:47

GPS units: Ratings updated

Our comprehensive Ratings of GPS devices (available to subscribers) ... Blog. The latest batch includes models from Alpine, Garmin, Navigon, Sony, and Mio, which offers ... , ConsumerReports.org will also publish new Ratings of handheld hiking GPS units, along with buying [more...]

Date: 2008-11-22 10:00:00

GlobalSat BR-355: Compact GPS Receiver Unit

When people hear the word “GPS” they instantly think about the in-car systems from the likes of Garmin, but the GlobalSat BR-355 is different ... . It can be summed up as a mouse GPS receiver unit that only costs $40. In terms of size, it is very small and compact as the image reveals. The waterproof unit ... [more...]

Date: 2008-10-09 13:27:00

NAVTEQ - Flight Update Status Service from your GPS

NAVTEQ is going to be providing more content to those connected GPS units in the new year, including Flight Status reporting. This is cool is you are heading to the airport with that GPS navigator while on a business trip, etc. Think connected GPS units that have a good and frequent connection to the internet..... NAVTEQ [more...]

Date: 2008-11-10 12:16:45

Shaan 3 Days of Extreme Hiking and Cold Weather Camping

In 3 hours I will be headed about 6 hours South to the Utah Arizona border for 3 days of hiking, climbing, ... Mapsource for my Garmin portable GPS plans I use Scott’s excellent Topofusion for hike planning. I also carry a PhotoTrackr Pro GPS photo tagging unit. I am  basically a walking photo lab and GPS unit [more...]

Date: 2009-02-21 20:23:28

Hiking with a GPS Unit

Even with vehicles having GPS tracking systems installed as standard, the true value of Global Positioning Systems isn’t widely acknowledged yet. In recent times, GPS devices are commonly used as utility options for the outdoor adventurer. It’s thought that GPS systems will be as common as the cell phone. GPS gadgets used by the outdoor [more...]

Date: 2008-11-11 01:00:18

Monkey Tracking Adventures (part 10)

Monkey Tracking Adventures (part 10) 18 Jan 2009 Fourth day no big generator. The morning is overcast, and a bit muggy ... carries four main pieces of electronic equipment in the field: GPS unit (on lanyard in dry bag attached ... in the Palm were tagged with GPS coordinates. Likewise, a telemetry unit that logged its readings [more...]

Date: 2009-01-19 02:26:06

Nikon D3x is out

The news of the day: Nikon D3x is out. So far, no black dots or other nasty surprises. I could not find any interesting reviews or test shots yet (besides another Alpha 900 and DX3 raw file noise comparison). There was a small D3x registration ... s Creative Lighting System DVD (hands-on guide) now available. Nikon GP-1 GPS unit now available for [more...]

Date: 2008-12-20 05:42:40

CrunchDeals: 3.5-inch GPS unit for $59.99

This may very well be the lowest price I’ve seen on a new GPS unit in quite some time. Buy.com has the Magellan Maestro 3200 with a 3 ... of extra fluff. The GPS chipset is a SiRFstar III and there’s 1.3 million points of interest loaded into the device, along with a rechargeable battery with a three-hour run time. Auto and home power [more...]

Date: 2009-02-19 13:30:00

GPS Makes A Great Christmas Gift

If you are currently in the market for a GPS system for your vehicle, you may want to check out the “GPS Super Site” now serving United States, ... for the Magellan GPS series selling at only $4.99 each. Examples of the GPS systems currently for sale include ... with Maps and case. On the left side of the. site are categories which feature Store Navig [more...]

Date: 2008-12-03 21:23:47

GETAC G840XT- Out In The Field With The GPS

As I continue my review of the GETAC/TabletKiosk G840XT, this post is going to focus on the integrated GPS reciever that is built into the unit ... when out in the field we are using a Total Station or a Trimble GeoXT GPS unit. Most of my experience ... .  Though we had some initial doubts, the GPS proved to be a solid performer for data collection [more...]

Date: 2008-10-01 20:11:09

TomTom Home for the Mac

When it comes to Macintosh compatibility with GPS units, past entries have largely focused on Garmin’s Mac support ... corrections loaded on your Go 930 unit, or any other TomTom GPS you buy (we used the Go 930 as a test unit ... . But Garmin certainly isn’t the only game in town on the Mac. Macworld reviews TomTom Home 2.5 [more...]

Date: 2009-02-16 14:02:45

GPS Recommendations?

By: Liv So I'm thinking... err... down the road a bit... I might buy a GPS unit. I really love Sanjuro's Knight Rider GPS, and when we were considering going cross country (which ... to Europe, so I could carry it in my bad. Unfortunately I know very little about GPS devices other [more...]

Date: 2009-02-22 10:21:22

Stolen goods farming with GPSes

Back in the 80s junkies were stealing radios from cars. Now it’s GPS units. At Logan Airport, bright signs greet you in the parking lot: REMOVE YOUR GPS UNITS, or words ... , and it was sitting on the dashboard. The second was a Garmin Nuvi 680, stolen along with a bunch of other [more...]

Date: 2008-12-07 12:06:27

Asus R710 GPS with HUD Technology

asus-r710 There are many distractions such as mobile phones and GPS units which increase the risk of causing accidents while driving ... look at a map when you get lost. But, it’s still another distraction on the windscreen of your car. Asus have created the R710 GPS unit which has a feature to help keep your eyes on the road [more...]

Date: 2008-10-15 09:48:01

Golf: ‘OnPar GPS’ handheld due early next month

Sure, it’s –65 out right now but it’s never too early to start thinking about golf. Savant GPS knows this and, as such, will unveil the “On Par” GPS unit in Orlando this weekend ... is the first GPS rangefinder with a dynamic hole layout display and GPS positioning that provides instant [more...]

Date: 2009-01-27 16:20:00

Avoiding GPS Theft

There has been a lot of reported vehicle break-ins with satellite navigations units stolen from the vehicles ... to connect to mobile phone to the portable bluetooth gps receiver. Get yourself a compact buetooth gps unit like the holux gpslim 236, that is currently the smallest unit and you are done. Before [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 10:02:00

Hefting Mio's 7-Inch GPS Giant

Hefting Mio's 7-Inch GPS Giant Seven inches is a lot of screen ... the S700 looks like a TV that accidentally got shuffled in with a bunch of GPS units. But make no mistake, this is a nav unit. The goliath GPS crowns the top of Mio’s new S series, which was unveiled here [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 00:35:00

Nikon D3x is good (from Chase Jarvis and others)

Update: this is how Chase answered my question on the noise level issues: “I didn’t experience any unjust noise at 800 with properly exposed images ... at that point. A reader (thanks John) created a side by side comparison of D3 and D3x at various ISOs ... GP-1 GPS unit now available for pre-order Nikon D3x now available for pre-order [more...]

Date: 2009-01-31 02:49:30

Garmin’s “Free” Lifetime Traffic Reports Are Ad Supported

garmin ad By: Albert S It seems Garmin’s free lifetime traffic reports on their new nuvi 7×5 and 2×5 series come with a gotcha: Ads! ... Garmin; they have a business to run. Electronic billboards aside, the new nuvis are excellent products and I can say from personal experience that Garmin offers solid, easy to use GPS units. GPS [more...]

Date: 2008-09-05 18:47:57

benefits and advantages of gps handheld units

A goodness of handheld units is that they are rattling takeout and they become in different sizes ... Related items how to opt a gps nextar gps - the artefact to add guidance to your automobile ... . So, you crapper easily encounter digit that prizewinning suits your needs. There are those GPS [more...]

Date: 2009-02-21 14:01:02

Nikon D3x noise levels again

I was researching further the D3x noise issue reported by Thom Hogan and I came across this test from popphoto. I do not know how the tests were performed, but here is a comparison between the noise levels ... s Creative Lighting System DVD (hands-on guide) now available. Nikon GP-1 GPS unit now available. [more...]

Date: 2009-01-29 21:55:50

Best Buy stopped selling a bunch of Nikon lenses

These lenses may be in stock, but they were completely removed online and in no way can they be ordered ... Nikon and Canon mounts, are gone as well. I am not sure what to make out of this report (from someone ... -on guide) now available. Nikon GP-1 GPS unit now available for pre-order Nikon D3x now available [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 14:29:26

Sony announces Cyber-shot DSC-T500

continue reading » Advertisement { Wednesday, August 27, 2008 } Nikon introduces new D90 digital SLR (you're kidding?!) ... Optional GPS unit allows for easy geotagging; the GP-1 ships in November, pricing TBD Uses EN-EL3e ... with 3D tracking Can take up to 100 JPEGs in a row at 4.5 frames/sec (not sure about RAW yet [more...]

Date: 2008-08-28 07:00:00

What I want in my next GPS by Anthony Lawrence

2008/11/23 At You want a GPS I confessed that I bought a GPS unit (a Garmin Nuvi 250) only because we were planning a cross country trip ... you for lunch while we're in Seattle.. yeah, right. Anyway, back to the GPS. That little gadget ... that my GPS is unaware of. When I go that way, the Nuvi nags at me to "Make a U-Turn!". It would make sense [more...]

Date: 2008-11-23 23:00:50

GPSLodge Monthly Round-up August 2008

With the IFA show in Berlin going on the last week in August, the month really woke up with announcements coming from numerous GPS makers ... as the new TomTom ONE 130/130S and 330/330S XL units. GPS Reviews Garmin Oregon 400t Handheld GPS Full ... American Maps Pink, Blue, Red Garmin Nuvis - Color Coordinated Navigation Harley Davidson Zumo GPS [more...]

Date: 2008-09-02 10:30:42

Mitac and Magellan Brands to Co-Exist in US After Takeover

Mitac owns Magellan - it's official, and they have announced that they will keep the Magellan and Mio brands separate in the US market ... -to-use portable navigation devices, but also accelerate development of a variety of innovative GPS ... brands concentrate on similar automotive GPS units with distinct feature sets? Or will one brand [more...]

Date: 2009-01-16 02:46:13

gps purchase pass

· First of all, are you feat to intend an in automobile GPS organisation or a handheld GPS? Well, here are whatever of the things to study when choosing between a handheld GPS organisation or an in automobile GPS unit. Are you on the agency a aggregation of instance such as income reps [more...]

Date: 2009-02-17 02:01:29

Nikon’s GP-1 now in hand

My friends at Adorama managed to get me a GP-1 after what seems like an eternity for Nikon to deliver them ... . It turns on and off via the camera’s actuation. With your GPS Auto meter off Enabled in the settings ... and remote at the same time. Even with this little goofy, the GP-1 is by far the best GPS unit I’ve [more...]

Date: 2008-12-29 23:41:49

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