Pioneer AVIC 8100NEX
The flagship AVIC-8100NEX isn't just the top of Pioneer's line, it's one of the best, most fully featured receivers on the market. Just make sure you're not buying more functionality than you really need.
Garmin Nuvi 2689 LMT
The Garmin Nuvi 2689 LMT is a strong performing navigator with loads of smart features that help reduce driver errors and distraction, but in a world filled to the brim with smartphone nav apps, most will never know its charms.
Pioneer AVIC 8000NEX Navigation System
Pioneer's flagship AVIC 8000NEX boasts dozens of media and navigation options -- including the first aftermarket appearance of Apple CarPlay -- but most users will find a better feature-to-cost balance lower in the brand's NEX lineup.
Garmin Nuvi 3597LMTHD
The Nuvi 3597LMTHD continues to refine Garmin's brand of navigation with premium design and one of the best interfaces in the business.
Securus eZoom GPS tracker
The Securus eZoom tracking and safetly locator's hardware is quite good, but expensive operation costs and buggy software tarnishes its recommendation.
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The Magellan SmartGPS bridges a gap between connected navigation apps and car-friendly GPS hardware with its ability to sync with the cloud and connect to the Web via Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, but its busy interface could use fewer moving parts.
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TrackPort GPS Vehicle Tracker
The TrackPort GPS Vehicle Tracker is easy to install and use, and you can monitor the position and status of almost any car via its Web portal.
Rugged, waterproof, and, most importantly, accurate, the Magellan Switch series is a good GPS and ANT+ monitoring option for amateur to enthusiast athletes.
Magellan RoadMate 9055-LM
The Magellan RoadMate 9055-LM is a great navigator for those who think that size matters, but laggy performance causes it to fall behind much of its smaller competitors.
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Live Trac EZ
The Live Trac EZ is one of the simplest GPS vehicle trackers that we've tested, providing plug-and-play monitoring and notifications for a reasonable price.
Motorola MotoActv GPS Fitness Tracker and Music Player ( 8GB)
Motorola's incredibly capable MotoActv fitness device can tackle just about any fitness task--such as tracking workouts via GPS and connecting to headsets via Bluetooth--and it serves as a very tiny digital music player. Yet, if you're looking for a simple tool to measure daily activity and provide holistic advice on how to shed some pounds, this training tool isn't for you.
Garmin Nuvi 3450LM GPS receiver
The Garmin Nuvi 3490 LMT packs every trick in Garmin's book into an ultra-thin chassis, but the high MSRP will deter some.
Garmin Nuvi 2595LMT GPS receiver
With its improved interface, the Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT (Advanced Series) is as easy to use as earlier models, while offering a good blend of advanced features at a reasonable price.
LBT PocketFinder personal GPS locator
The PocketFinder is the simplest to use of the personal GPS locators that we've tested, requiring no interaction from the user on a day-to-day basis, but you'll pay a bit more in the long run for that.
Garmin nüvi 40LM GPS receiver
Garmin's formula for entry-level GPS devices doesn't change much with the new Nuvi 50, but small tweaks, a lower price, and a massive screen enhance value.
TomTom GO Live 1535M
The TomTom GO Live 1535M's is a solidly performing GPS device and its app integration for search is a nice first, but that's hardly this PND's strongest feature.
TomTom Via 1535
The TomTom Via 1535 TM offers many features and services to increase driver safety and routing efficiency.
Magellan RoadMate 5175T-LM
In addition to being a solid navigator for the price, the Magellan RoadMate 5175T-LM Traveler also packs a few features to help users to plan vacations and explore attractions in unfamiliar cities.
Pioneer AppRadio SPH-DA01
Pioneer's AppRadio has great potential as a cost-effective way to add touch-screen iPhone app control to a car's dashboard, but interface and multitasking issues will prove frustrating for early adopters.
Pioneer AVIC Z130BT
In one box, the Pioneer AVIC-Z130BT has all the must-have car tech features that most people could want, including hands-free calling, voice-controlled digital audio playback, and turn-by-turn directions with traffic data.