gps

  • Lok8u: GPS wristwatch keeps tabs on kids

    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

    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 800x480 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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 worth… Read More