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March 28, 2009

Garmin nuvi 265WT vs. nuvi 760

Garmin nuvi 265WT vs 760: Which One Is Better?

Garmin's nuvi 265WT and nuvi 760 currently cost about the same amount. So which one should you buy? The short answer is that most people will be better served by the newer nuvi 265WT. However, the 760 does offer some specific features that might make it a better fit, depending on how you'll be using the GPS.

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March 24, 2009

TomTom Brings IQ Routes To Entry-Level ONE and XL Models

TomTom XL IQ Routes Edition and ONE IQ Routes Edition

IQ Routes is arguably the best feature TomTom has to offer. Leveraging local knowledge from actual human drivers, IQ Routes brings real-world smarts to the sometimes wacky world of GPS routing. Only problem was until now, it had only been available on TomTom's most expensive units.

That's all changing, thanks to the TomTom XL IQ Routes Edition, and TomTom ONE IQ Routes Edition.

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March 19, 2009

Garmin Releases nuvi 465T, Designed Exclusively for the Trucking Industry

Garmin nuvi 465T

I receive a fairly steady flow of questions from people looking for a truck-specific GPS (i.e. a GPS that knows about road restrictions that impact truck drivers), and until now the options were pretty bleak. Thankfully, Garmin has responded to the demand, and released the trucking industry focused nuvi 465T.

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Magellan Maestro 4350 Review

Verdict: Magellan Finally Hits A Home Run

Magellan Maestro 4350 Review

Compared to previous Maestro models, the 4350 feels like a completely new GPS that's been re-designed from the ground up. Priced well under $300, the Maestro 4350 is one of the most capable, powerful, and price-friendly GPS units on the market today.

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March 3, 2009

Garmin Announces New nuvi 1200 and 1300 Series. Thinner, Cheaper, & Pedestrian-Friendly

Garmin nuvi 1300 - Enhanced Pedestrian Mode

How do you keep selling GPS devices in a the midst of a crumbling global economy? You take a great product, make it thinner, cheaper, and pack it with full of features. Meet the Garmin nuvi 1200 and 1300 series.

The nuvi 1200 (3.5" touchscreen) and 1300 series (4.3" touchscreen) feature a new, thinner design (approximately 25% thinner than previous nuvis), and offer advanced features like text-to-speech, free lifetime traffic and lane assist at an affordable price. All the 1200 and 1300 models also feature a new "Enhanced Pedestrian Mode", and something called "Public Transit Mode". Read on for all the details and pricing information.

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