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February 17, 2010

How To Replace The Internal Battery on A Garmin Nuvi GPS

Garmin nuvi Battery Low Warning
Removing the screws from the back of a nuvi Battery Replacement Kit Garmin nuvi, Opened

What do you do when your Garmin nuvi GPS will no longer hold a charge, and the internal battery doesn't last more than a few minutes? You could just live with it and always use the vehicle power adapter. Or you could send it in to Garmin for repair.

There's another option: It turns out that replacing the internal battery is an easy task that takes just a few minutes to complete. Here's everything you need to know to successfully replace the internal rechargeable battery, complete with step-by-step instruction.

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February 16, 2010

Zeal Optics Intros World's First GPS Integrated Goggle

Zeal Transcend GPS integrated goggle

For serious outdoor adventures, Zeal Optics has released the first GPS equipped ski goggles, dubbed Transcend. Starting at $350, the goggles can log your speed, altitude, vertical odometer, temperature and time details, and can display all that and more via the internal head mounted display.

$350 for the polarized no-fox lens, $450 for the low light photochromatic lens upgrade. Shipping October 1st. More info and ordering details available via Zeal's website.

February 10, 2010

Amber Alert GPS 2G Child Location System Review

Verdict: The Smallest GPS Tracker Yet

Amber Alert GPS Review
Amber Alert GPS, Held In Hand Amber Alert GPS, Ankle Bracelet Amber Alert GPS, Keychain

REVIEW HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sets a new standard in size for real-time GPS tracking devices
  • Easy to operate
  • Supports remote audio monitoring
  • Small size comes with some trade-offs, including battery life and GPS sensitivity

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