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Navman refreshes EZY GPS range with 5-inch and 7-inch models

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Image: Beau Giles/Flickr (Creative Commons) Despite the undeniable shift towards all-in-one gadgets in recent years, particularly thanks to the impact of the smartphone, there is still something to be said about dedicated products that do one thing, and do it well. This is particularly noticable when talking about the modern car essential, the humble GPS. While your phone can likely get you from A to B there are still a number of issues […]

Garmin brings out 2400 series GPS devices – now with a bigger screen

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Garmin is also planning to release a new series of GPS units for the consumer market. Called the Nuvi 2400 Series – they feature four new GPS units with a large five-inch diagonal display, allowing it easier to read navigations and to navigate through the options easily, in addition of some other features. All four units will have Garmin’s nuRoute technology, which promises advanced route planning and route calculations. The […]

Garmin to bring out new GPS for truck drivers

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Garmin has announced a brand new GPS Navigator targeted for a small market, but a very important market – the trucking industry with the dēzl – I am not kidding about the name. Featuring a five-inch display, it will come with features that are necessary for a truck driver, including a mileage logging and route planning tools. Other features include truck-specific points of interests and as well comprehensive access to […]

Review: Motorola DEXT (CLIQ)

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After years in the wilderness, Motorola has come back with a resurgence. From its RAZR days, it seems to have broken the curse it left behind, a la the Seinfeld Curse, with a powerful lineup of Android-powered phones. While we’re not likely to see the Droid X any time soon, the Motorola DEXT (CLIQ) is seems to do the job in promoting its Android message. takes it for a […]

Nokia makes navigation free on its GPS devices

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Nokia has announced that it will make all GPS-enabled Nokia devices allowed to access for free its Ovi Maps service – including turn-by-turn navigation and city guides -to over 74 countries in 46 languages. Previously, Nokia has limited basic map navigation for those using it for free, and turn-by-turn navigation and city guides were additional extras. By making this free, according to Executive Vice President Anssi Vanjoki, he hopes to […]

Garmin to bring out new GPS device for motorcyclists

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CES 2009 : Garmin has launched its brand new “slim and sleek” zūmo 660 GPS device, and has said that this is made exclusively for motorcyclists. With a 4.3-inch “sunlight readable and customisable display touchscreen display, glove-friendly design with left handed controls and oversized touchscreen buttons”; it comes preloaded with detailed street maps of the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico, with locations like gas stations, attractions and restaurants marked. […]

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