gps

  • All-weather GPS device handles golf, skiing, running, and more

    Sport-specific GPS devices can often cost hundreds of dollars each and if you’re someone who’s into all different types of outdoor activities like skiing, golfing, and running, buying separate GPS gizmos can add up quickly. Sure, you could probably use your smartphone to run multiple sports GPS apps but then you’ve got to deal with sweat, the elements, and… um, cell… Read More

  • GPS device alerts you to red light cameras, doesn’t do turn-by-turn directions

    Raise your hand if you’ve been caught on camera running a red light (I am raising my hand). Depending upon how often you get caught by red light cameras and how much you have to pay per ticket, this $200 “Red Light Camera Detector” may end up saving you some money and insurance headaches in the long run. Read More

  • Woot! Refurbished TomTom GPS for $109

    Woot.com has a pretty stellar deal on a 4.3-inch widescreen TomTom GPS system at $109, today only. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Garmin nuvi 850 for $165

    Amazon’s taken $35 off the Garmin nuvi 850 GPS system, from $200 down to $165 (today only) with free shipping. The nuvi 850 features a 4.3-inch touchscreen, voice recognition, and a built-in FM transmitter. Read More

  • iPhone ARider: Futuristic iPhone-based HMD navigation system (video)

    It seems the iPhone really tickles the fancy of some Japanese gadget freaks. Following the DIY iPhone digital signage system bag, Tokyo-based Ubiquitous Entertainment now gives us something even cooler: The “iPhone ARider”, a futuristic, portable navigation system. The ARider, an experimental project, mainly consists of an iPhone 3GS and a retractable head-mounted display (model… Read More

  • Lok8u: GPS wristwatch keeps tabs on kids

    UK-based Lok8u (Get it? Locate you?) is a GPS-enabled wristwatch meant to be worn by children. The watch also features a built-in cell signal, too, which enables location information to be relayed rapidly to parents while waiting for the GPS chip to get its bearings or when there’s no line-of-sight to GPS satellites. Read More

  • Magellan embiggens GPS line with new 7-inch RoadMate 1700

    Giant-fingered technology enthusiasts, lift up your hearts! Magellan has a 7-inch GPS system on the way: the $299 RoadMate 1700. The touchscreen has a resolution of 800×480 and there’s a video input jack so you can hook up your iPod or DVD player. Sounds safe! Read More

  • TomTom rolls out two new XXL GPS units

    Despite the fact that some feel they are whistling in the dark, TomTom just released the latest generation of their “PND” (don’t call it a GPS) the XXL. Featuring a large 5 inch screen, the new PNDs also have improved routing technology that learns your route, and helps to determine the most efficient way to get where you are going. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Magellan RoadMate 1412 GPS for $100

    Here’s a pretty nice GPS deal to start the week off. Amazon’s selling the Magellan RoadMate 1412 for $100, today only, after a $50 price break. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Refurbished Garmin nuvi GPS system with lifetime traffic for $166

    Today until noon eastern time only, Amazon’s got a “Lightning Deal” on the refurbished Garmin nuvi 265W/T widescreen GPS system with built-in Bluetooth hands-free calling and free, unlimited traffic data for just $166, down from $180. The same unit sells new on Amazon for just over $200. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Garmin nuvi 885T for $310

    Amazon’s got a fully-loaded Garmin nuvi GPS unit for $310 after a $53 discount, good today only. The 885T features traffic, weather, Bluetooth, and even “directs you to the preferred lane while driving.” Read More

  • TomTom and Garmin say standalone GPS devices ain't licked yet

    Standalone GPS devices are a dying breed. Anyone with a half-way decent smartphone can get from point A to point B with a few taps of an onscreen keyboard and it’s abundantly clear that standalone devices will end up being the the province of old folks. That said, TomTom and Garmin are seeing roses and puppy dogs. Read More

  • GPS-enabled watch lets you retrace your steps

    Here’s a big, fat GPS-enabled wristwatch that’ll allow you to walk around and then see where you walked around on Google Maps. You can also use it to find your way back to a certain location and even geo-tag photos to boot. There’s 8 megabytes of built-in storage to log all of your nefarious movements. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: ClarionMiND Mobile Internet Navigation Device for $200

    Remember the ClarionMiND? “MiND” being an acronym for “Mobile Internet Navigation Device,” the more-than-a-GPS system handles your in-car navigation but also pulls double duty as a tiny computer as well, with an Intel Atom CPU, YouTube browser, MySpace application, web browser, and more. Originally priced at around $500, Amazon is selling the ClarionMiND for just $200. Read More

  • Telenav launches GPS Navigator for the T-Mobile myTouch 3G

    What? Are you surprised? Telenav announced today that when the T-Mobile myTouch 3G goes on sale tomorrow, their turn-by-turn nav system will be one of the first available for the second Android-powered device. A 30-day free trial will be available for myTouch 3G owners starting on August 5. After that you’ll have to fork over $10/month for the service. To be honest, it’s actually… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Garmin nuvi 265T GPS with lifetime traffic data for $150

    Amazon has knocked $30 off the Garmin nuvi 265T GPS system today, bringing the price to $150 with free shipping. Perhaps more enticing than the price, though, is that you get free traffic data for the life of the device. Read More

  • Garmin nuvifone finally about to ship out (to Taiwan)

    Do you remember where you were back on January 30th of 2008? CrunchGear was at a Garmin event in New York City watching the GPS company announce its very own smartphone. Fast forward to today, and the device is finally about to ship. Two devices, actually — the Linux-based nuvifone G60 and the nuvifone M20, which runs Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional. Read More

  • Spotlight GPS is Big Brother for your pets (in a good way!)

    Do you have a dog that constantly gets away from you? Do you hate chasing your dog through your neighborhood, your cheeks burning with shame as your neighbors watch you yet again running down the street in your socks? If so, a new GPS-based pet location service may be worth your time. Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Golf GPS rangefinder for $99

    Amazon’s got a pretty decent deal on a golf yardage GPS unit at $99. I can’t say I care for the $35 yearly fee that enables you to download new courses but if you play the same courses over and over again, you can download them once without the need to renew the service year after year. Read More

  • GPS panic button is perfect for important people

    If you’re actually an important person in real life, the Spark Nano GPS Tracker looks like a pretty cool doodad to keep in the pockets of your very-expensive pants. It’s basically a $200 panic button that alerts your friends and family that you’ve been kidnapped and/or marooned on an island somewhere. Read More

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