DeLorme Street Atlas USA 2006 isn't as easy to use as Microsoft Streets and Trips 2006, but it displays far more restaurants and other attractions. Its comprehensiveness makes it a solid buy.
The versatile Earthmate connects wirelessly to your PDA or laptop via a USB cable, but it misses the mark in the coolness category.
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A photo taken at the European Southern Observatory (ESO) reveals a mass orbiting a young binary star that may just be a planet.
A relatively small portion of our planet has mobile coverage. DeLorme's InReach keeps you in touch from anywhere.
A cutting-edge saw and electric cars are among the 10 innovations the magazine's editors award for solving existing problems in all-new ways.
Attaching location data to images enables new ways to search photos, give slide shows or be a virtual tourist. For now, early adopters only need apply. Photos: A look at geotagging technology
Want to be prepared if you ever get lost in the backwoods? News.com readers offer tips that may one day save your life. Video: Survival 101
After 16 days and 3,279 miles, a CNET News.com reporter weighs in on the technology that accompanied him the whole way. Photos: Grading the gadgets
Odds and Ends: Mac OS X 10.2 Kills Artifacts; DeLorme dropping Mac Support
Microsoft Streets and Trips 2006 is an easy-to-learn mapping program with lots of extras for GPS users. But for more points of interest, choose DeLorme Street Atlas USA 2006 instead.