Today is just full of surprises. We just got a tip that showcases a new Garmin navigational unit. The nuvi 295W is brand new, and it's managed to fly under our radar for quite some time, apparently. But sure enough, it exists, and it's actually coming to the market a lot sooner than we would have ever imagined.
Garmin makes a wealth of different GPS devices for all sorts of uses. Typically, most GPS devices have the same form factory with a square device made to be clipped to the windshield of the car. Garmin has unveiled its latest GPS device called the nuvi 3700 that take a new form factor that looks a lot like the iPhone.
Portable TV has been a big deal in Europe for a long time now with all sorts of smartphones, PMPs, and other gear capable of tuning in the hoard of DVB-T digital terrestrial TV broadcasts. Garmin has unveiled a slick new GPS device that does all the things you expect of a Garmin nuvi PND and adds in entertainment on the go as well.
There has been much noise over Sony Ericsson’s upcoming X10, purportedly launching 2nd quarter – let’s add 3D mapping to the X10’s list of features to clamor over. The folks over at Ericsson Labs have revealed a video demonstration of their new 3D Landscape API running on the Xperia X10 handset.
TomTom is one of the biggest names in GPS and navigation devices for cars and other uses. The company offers a myriad of GPS solutions with different features and screen sizes to meet different needs and budgets. TomTom has announced a new special edition of the XXL 540S that we first saw back in September called the World Traveler Edition.
Drivers in New Zealand are looking at facing legal fines for using their mobile phone while driving for anything other than starting or ending a phone call. That means that listening to music on the phone or using it, as a navigation device would be illegal in the country.