Sep 22

Garmin introduces two new GPS running watches

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Garmin Forerunner 620 and Forerunner 220

Garmin unveiled two models of running watches, the models Garmin Forerunner 620 and Forerunner 220. Both models feature a built-in accelerometer that is capable of tracking distance and pace, Bluetooth Smart wireless upload capabilities and are capable of sending runners’ run data to the Garmin online community (Garmin Connect). They are also water-resistant to 50m with rechargeable batteries that are said to last up to six weeks in watch mode and up to 10 hours in training mode. Continue reading »

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Jun 10

Magellan RoadMate 1475T

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Magellan RoadMate 1475T

Magellan is back with the new personal navigation device the RoadMate 1475T, updated verzion of the RoadMate 1470. It features a 4.7-inch touchscreen display, six million POIs, spoken street name guidance, highway lane assist, AAA TourBook listings. Continue reading »

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Apr 06

Magellan puts on sale 4.7-inch RoadMate 1470 navigator

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Without official announcement, Magellan launched RoadMate 1470 on Amazon. It has a 4.7-inch wide-aspect touchscreen display, Magellan’s new “One Touch” interface, highway lane assist, multi-destination routing, spoken street names, AAA TourBook and Roadside Assistance menu, plus SmartDetour and a microSD card slot. Continue reading »

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Jun 12

PND and digital camera

Mio has launched several new products, but the most interesting is personal navigation device joint with a digital camera. This concept GPS personal navigator features a 3.5 inch touch screen and camera is 8.2 megapixel and something called geotagging feature. Continue reading »

Feb 06

Nokia LD-4W Bluetooth GPS Module

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Nokia’s mini LD-4W Bluetooth GPS Module is by far the most attractive GPS module I’ve seen lately. It comes with a key ring and a belt clip and it looks sexy when its worn on either.
It comes with a LED indicator to alert you to GPS activation, power and battery status, and Bluetooth connectivity status.
Weight (31 g) and Dimensions (82.9 X 37 X 7.8 mm) can tell you that it is very small. Nokia LD-4W is compatible with a wide range of Nokia devices and Nokia Maps.
Some technical specifications: up to 11h, continuous tracking, SiRF Star III LT, 20 parallel channels, Nokia Sports Tracker, WGS84 (world geodetic system).
Nokia LD-4W Bluetooth GPS Module also can turn your mobile device into a navigator and you can tap in an address to Nokia Maps and let voice-guided directions take you there.

Jan 03

MTWO Technologies model 288 – portable GPS

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There are a variety of satellite browsers but few of them are portable and come in small ideals to be carried anywhere.

One such case is the model 288, MTWO Tecnologies. They managed to develop a practical and easy GPS which also supports a variety of video and audio files (MPEG2, MPEG4, AVI, ASF and WMV video, MP3, WMA and WAV audio and images in JPG, BMP , GIF and PNG).

With regard to the integrated capabilities of the entire GPS, these are supported by a chip SiRF III and a Samsung ARM9 processor core. Images of roads and paths are displayed in a TFT LCD that achieves the average size 2.8 inches and about 480 x 272 pixels resolution. As for the operating system, we are talking about a Windows CE 4.2, but it might opt for version 5.1.

It also include Handsfree Bluetooth, a reader of books, 64 MB RAM and 64 MB of flash memory, a speaker and SD card slot up to 2GB complement.