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Magellan 1424 RoadMate GPS review

Magellan 1424 RoadMate GPS review

Technology
The Magellan 1424 RaodMate GPS is a basic, portable entry level navigation system. For drivers like my self with little sense of direction on the road, the RoadMate makes for a great companion on business and personal trips. Navigating a new route has always been a challenge, but since I got this GPS as a gift my business trips have become more efficient. Initially, the only reason I asked for this GPS was because I needed to hear the names of the streets when approaching turns, instead of a measurement in number of feet. I also wanted a wider and thinner unit for handling. For business road travelers comparing best GPS units to purchase, the Magellan RoadMate should be one taken into consideration. The Magellan 1424 RoadMate GPS: Navigation Benefits for Business Travelers I l...
Geocaching tips – Alternative outdoor GPS adventure for everyone

Geocaching tips – Alternative outdoor GPS adventure for everyone

Technology
Many people are searching for new and alternative outdoor activities which offer family fun during their leisure time. An outdoor activity which offers both adventure and an entertaining experience is called Geocaching. This worldwide game of hide and seek begins when someone hides a waterproof container (called a cache) filled with logbook and possibly additional items for others to find. Geocaching is an alternative outdoor adventure with its roots based in its definition – “Geo” for geography and “caching” for hiding a cache. A cache has several meanings which include a place for hiding provisions or supplies in hiking and camping. In computer terminology, cache is a specific location within a computer where digital information is stored. What is Geocaching?: Getting Started w
GPS for seniors for family road trips

GPS for seniors for family road trips

Technology, Travel
GPS for seniors - You might considering ditching that old-fashioned, clumsy folding map if you get exposed to a GPS for seniors unit. The GPS for seniors gadget, which can either be built in or purchases as portable handheld units, make family travel with seniors dramatically less stressful. Here are the top reasons to take a GPS for seniors unit on your next family vacation: You always know where you are. That is almost reason alone to get a GPS for seniors unit, especially if you've ever wandered lost in a bad neighborhood with kids in the back. That is not a pleasant feeling. You always know when you will get there. Granted, it's an estimated time of arrival. But it's great to have a quick comeback to the age-old family road trip question. You can find what you want. Nee...
Garmin nuvi 1450 review

Garmin nuvi 1450 review

Technology
The Garmin nuvi 1450 GPS navigator has a 5inch touchscreen display, a suitable size for your choice of in car navigation system. The Nuvi 1450 also has a number of additional features that allow it to extend beyond a traditional in car navigation system, with the optional download the CityXplorer technology making it easier to navigate around major cities where finding public transport can be difficult. Turn by turn navigation, an integral part of any GPS navigators performance is adequate in the Nuvi 1450, with Points of Interest (POI) available along your chosen route, 2-D or 3-D map views depending on preference and custom POI upload all assisting to make traveling simpler. Garmin use the HotFix satellite prediction to assist in calculation of your position for enhanced real time...
How to buy best GPS monitoring system

How to buy best GPS monitoring system

Technology
Shopping for a GPS monitoring navigation unit can be overwhelming for someone who has never owned or used a GPS system. Should a customer buy a Tom-Tom GPS, or that cool Garmin watch, or perhaps that new handheld Magellan GPS system? In many cases, a person who is buying their first GPS monitoring system won't know what to look for in a navigation unit. The shopper may opt for the most popular brand or he may purchase a navigation unit with the best price. But these methods won't lead a customer to the best GPS systems for his/her needs. When buying a navigation unit, it's important to consider the navigation system's features relative to the customer's needs and intended use. Types of GPS monitoring Systems – Car Units, Watch GPS, Handheld Systems There are several differe