eWEEK Labs Provides Direction on GPS Devices

 
 
By eWEEK Labs  |  Posted 2007-12-07
 
 
 

eWEEK Labs Provides Direction on GPS Devices

Garmin's Nuvi 760 defaults to a screen that gives you a choice between seeing a map or entering a destination. Unless you choose one or the other, the device will keep displaying the screen shown instead of eventually giving up and showing you the map. Th

eWEEK Labs Provides Direction on GPS Devices

eWEEK Labs Provides Direction on GPS Devices - Lowrance XOG

The screen on the Lowrance XOG is smaller than the ones on the other units I reviewed, but that does help with portability. Access to the USB and power ports is on the side of the unit, beneath a protective rubber flap. With the flap closed, the unit is w

eWEEK Labs Provides Direction on GPS Devices - Lowrance XOG

eWEEK Labs Provides Direction on GPS Devices - Magellan Maestro 2450

It's easy to tell where you should press for the most common functions on the Maestro. You can see where you are with the map, enter an address or search points of interest. Other functions, such as a place to call for help or for roadside assistance from

eWEEK Labs Provides Direction on GPS Devices - Magellan Maestro 2450

eWEEK Labs Provides Direction on GPS Devices - Tomtom Go 920

The Tomtom interface is clear and simple, and, if you don't choose something, it shows you the map. The suction cup windshield mount on the Go 920 is easy to apply - you just press it into place and it holds on tenaciously. However, attaching the GPS to t

eWEEK Labs Provides Direction on GPS Devices - Tomtom Go 920

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