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Magellan Reveals WiFi enabled RoadMate 5175T-LM GPS

Magellan Reveals WiFi enabled RoadMate 5175T-LM GPS

With the adoption of smartphones, many consumers are relying on their phone to direct them to their destination rather than a GPS. Why clutter your life with two devices when you can easily make do with one? This is no doubt one of the reasons Magellan is rolling out the RoadMate 5175T-LM; it has built in WiFi, a web browser, and a new more robust trip planner called TourDirector. A portable web browser with no data plan does sound appealing, but can these new features keep the GPS competitive in the evolving smartphone world?

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Fujitsu Ten Ltd GPS System uses iPhone to Help Find Your Car

Fujitsu Ten Ltd GPS System uses iPhone to Help Find Your Car

Ever lose your car? Of course not. Ever forget where you parked? Well……. Fujitsu Ten Ltd has an app for that. Their new AVN-F01i can not only help you find your destination, it can also help locate your car. The AVN-F01i has an iPhone app named “Docco Car” (Where Car) that can actually lead you back to your car in the event you may have misplaced it. It may also help locate the vehicle in the event it was stolen.

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Interesting Garmin nuLink! 2390 hits FCC, Lands on Garmin US website

Interesting Garmin nuLink! 2390 hits FCC, Lands on Garmin US website

The Garmin 2390 turned up in Europe last week and not the device is getting ready for its US debut. The 2390 was spied crossing the FCC getting its approvals to come to drivers in the States. The good news if the device looks appealing to you, it has now turned up on the Garmin US site. The GPS device has some nice features like 3D maps and nuLink services with a menu that can be customized for a personalized experience.

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SIRF Walk Indoor GPS – Coming to a Smartphone Near You

SIRF Walk Indoor GPS – Coming to a Smartphone Near You

If you've ever gotten lost in a mall and had to spend time searching for one of those "directions" kiosks, then help is on the way. SIRF Walk, an indoor positioning system created by CSR, will be able to help you find your destination, even when you are inside and out of satellite view. The system will use a phone's accelerometer, gyroscope, and even a barometer.

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Verizon iPhone TeleNav GPS App Available Now

Verizon iPhone TeleNav GPS App Available Now

Popular and ever-expanding GPS location and mapping service TeleNav is newly available today on Verizon's iPhone 4. TeleNav is now a free app in the Apple App Store - this app will only be activated for download following the expected launch of Verizon's iPhone 4 on February 10. Users who download this app will receive free maps and local search in addition to free access to advanced navigation features like spoken turn-by-turn directions and fabulous 3D moving maps.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 28 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 28 2011

What's the difference between a Windows 7 tablet and a steel hammer? Ask Fujitsu - they've got the answer. What's better than listening to Aphex Twin? Listening to Aphex Twin on mushrooms. What's a bigger reason for shuffling Google CEOs - their competitors, or China? Finally, what's the biggest overnight news for Notion Ink's Adam tablet? Is it a Honeycomb update, an FCC teardown, a root that allows Android Marketplace access, or their customer service possibly stalling past their 7 day return period? This question can only be answered by YOU. And what's this - a review of a AT&T MiFi 2372 by none other than Chris Davies?! All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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TeleNav GPS Navigator 6.2 Live Today on Android for ATT

TeleNav GPS Navigator 6.2 Live Today on Android for ATT

Before we go too far into this, I must warn you, antsy fellows and ladies, that this only releases on AT&T Android phones today, but will expand to other carriers. This update of TeleNav for your handheld devices has several key upgrades: Multiple Route Suggestions, now with up to three different possible routes overlaid on the map with details included (distance, time.) Quick Search, a feature with which users can touch the Quick Search box on the home screen to type a landmark, category, business name, or address, this search including predictive search technology.

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Garmin Nuvi 3760T Hands On

Garmin Nuvi 3760T Hands On

With all of these tablet devices running around the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, we wanted to make sure that we found some time with a smaller tablet-like device. That's when we ended up at the Garmin Nuvi booth, and found ourselves playing around with the 3760T.

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