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The Navigon app for Android brings the quality maps and routes that we expect from a Garmin-branded navigation product, but the interface spoils the experience.
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Give your smartphone a break, especially on long trips, and let a dedicated device do the navigating.
The Pioneer AppRadio 3 is significantly improved over the previous generation and one of the best choices for drivers wanting safe access to smartphone apps while on the road.
The Ironman One GPS+ is water-resistant, stores music, can send alert messages, and has its own cellular data via AT&T, and is coming this fall.
The Securus eZoom tracking and safetly locator's hardware is quite good, but expensive operation costs and buggy software tarnishes its recommendation.
The TomTom XL 350 and XXL 550 series of GPS devices represent a marked improvement over the previous generation, keeping its great form factor while streamlining its software.
Many smartphones offer free sat nav applications, but we're still buying dedicated nav devices by the container load. We take a look into the issues around their use, and compare free and paid apps against against GPS units.
Students from the University of Texas created a custom GPS spoofing device that allowed them to take over a superyacht's navigation system, changing its course.
Rugged, waterproof, and, most importantly, accurate, the Magellan Switch series is a good GPS and ANT+ monitoring option for amateur to enthusiast athletes.
The new Go 2405 TM and 2505 TM are among the best GPS devices that TomTom has ever made, packing loads of useful features into a handsome chassis for a pretty good price.