GPS Navigation

Cobra Electronics 7750 Platinum Navigation Unit Unveiled, Will Cost $499.95

Cobra Electronics 7750 Platinum Navigation Unit Unveiled, Will Cost $499.95

Are you someone that people may consider a professional driver? Do you need to know how many miles you've gone? Or how many hours you've been behind the wheel from location A to location B? And have you not found that perfect personal navigation unit yet? Well you're in luck, then, because Cobra Electronics has just pulled the curtain off their brand new 7750 Platinum Navigation Unit, and its specifically created for all you hard working drivers out there.

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SixthSense Equipped GPS Navigation Pendant Will Help You Through Airports

SixthSense Equipped GPS Navigation Pendant Will Help You Through Airports

Navigation units aren't meant for just the car or hikers anymore. As we've seen in other design concepts in the past, putting the units on your body, and helping you along right on the street level is becoming a hot trend lately. This time around, we've got a new design from a senior at Western Washington University, in Bellevue, Washington, working towards his B.S. in Industrial Design (with a minor in Sustainable Design). His name is Benjamin Peterson, and he's bringing a lot of technology into a small pendant meant to hang in front of your chest.

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DeLorme Earthmate PN-60 and PN-60w GPS Receivers Showcased

DeLorme Earthmate PN-60 and PN-60w GPS Receivers Showcased

In Salt Lake City, Utah, there is a trade show called the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market happening right now. And there, a company that makes GPS receives and other personal navigation hardware called DeLorme have just unveiled two new receivers. They're called the PN-60 and the PN-60w, and while they have plenty of features, they've also got a price tag that will probably make you take a double-take.

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Personal Navigation System on Your Glasses [Video]

Personal Navigation System on Your Glasses [Video]

When it comes to navigation, right now the best way to get where you want to go is to look at some other device. Even when you're in your car, you need to look at another piece of hardware, and take your eyes off the road, to make sure you're going in the direction you need to go. Sure, they get easier when the units talk to you, but for the most part you still want that visual certainty. Well, thanks to some engineers over in Japan, we might be getting closer to some Personal Navigation Systems (PNS) right on our glasses.

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KITT voice launches for Garmin nuvi GPS units and Garminfone

KITT voice launches for Garmin nuvi GPS units and Garminfone

Today is turning out to be day of the GPS voice tones. NavTones has announced that the voice of KITT from the Knight Rider TV show of my youth is now available. The KITT voice pack is compatible with Garmin nuvi GPS units and the Garminfone on T-Mobile.

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Garmin nuvi 295W Features WiFi [Video]

Garmin nuvi 295W Features WiFi [Video]

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.

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Garmin unveils nuvi 3700 series PND

Garmin unveils nuvi 3700 series PND

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.

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Garmin nuvi 1490TV offers nav and DVB-T entertainment

Garmin nuvi 1490TV offers nav and DVB-T entertainment

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.

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3D maps demo on Xperia X10 smartphone [Video]

3D maps demo on Xperia X10 smartphone [Video]

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.

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TomTom announces XXL World Traveler Edition GPS device

TomTom announces XXL World Traveler Edition GPS device

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.

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New Zealand makes phone navigation illegal

New Zealand makes phone navigation illegal

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.

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