06/23/2011, It can be rather safe to assume that dedicated GPS navigation units are slowly but surely dying out – for obvious reasons, too. After all, technology has advanced to such a level where your average smartphone already does navigation quite well with its built-in GPS chip, although it tends to be a battery killer, and even feature phones like the Nokia C2-03 will have free Nokia Maps that rely on […]
06/22/2011, A large number of cars available on the market today feature rear view cameras that are pretty irreplaceable when it comes to helping drivers reverse their vehicles. It makes parking so much easier and makes sure that drivers don’t hit anything behind them either. Unfortunately a lot of existing cars don’t have this feature, and it costs quite a bit to install. But for owners of the Magellan RoadMate 9055 […]
06/10/2011, Magellan has released a GPS navigation device of their own that sports Wi-Fi connectivity – something new from them, and it does lead us to wonder – how come nothing like this was developed in the past? Guess the various GPS manufacturing players decided there wasn’t really a need or market ready for such a device, so there’s that. Anyways, here we are with the Magellan RoadMate 5175T-LM which sports […]
06/08/2011, Magellan has just announced an update to its RoadMate app that’s available for the iPhone. Now version 2.0, the RoadMate app provides a new user interface, free lifetime maps, free traffic updates, Yelp API and Google local search for the US, Canada and Puerto Rico. Other features include POI (points of interest) sharing, a OneTouch favorites menu, and highway lane assist. Users can also take phone calls (not recommended unless […]
05/10/2011, Magellan, manufacturer of GPS navigation units has announced the addition of a new navigation device to its lineup of GPS devices. Called the RoadMate 9055-LM, it is the first large screen offering from Magellan to offer free lifetime map updates. Designed for Minivans, SUVs, RVs and trucks, the RoadMAte 9055-LM features a large 7″ high-definition WVGA screen that displays maps, directions, and traffic to guide drivers towards their destinations. The […]
04/14/2011, Geographic information system (GIS) collectors have just been granted a new tool to make life easier. Called the eXplorist Pro 10, this rugged, lightweight, waterproof and Bluetooth-enabled handheld GPS device has been designed to enable users to easily map out large amounts of data in a minimal amount of time. It features a 3″ WQVGA transreflective color touchscreen, a 533MHz processor, 128MB of RAM, and 4GB of onboard storage, expandable […]
09/16/2010, Hmm, the good people at the FCC shouldn’t really suffer from a dull day at the office, considering the fact that they have the latest devices to play around with before giving their stamp of approval. Another device to go through their hands is the Magellan RoadMate 9055, where very little was revealed by the FCC apart from it being your cookie cutter GPS navigation system and traffic data support. […]
09/16/2010, Magellan might have annouinced its RoadMate 3065 GPS navigation system a few months ago, and it has taken that long to arrive in the market, where you can pick it up from Best Buy or Amazon.com for $199.99. Just what does the Magellan RoadMate 3065 offer? Well, this premium 4.7-inch navigator will target students as its primary audience, although folks from all walks of life could also make do with […]
05/25/2010, Magellan has announced the latest devices in its RoadMate series of GPS personal navigation devices which sport free lifetime live traffic updates. This service will allow drivers to see the upcoming traffic congestion and select an alternate route. New models introduced include the 2035 that sports a 4.3-inch touchscreen and contains maps of the contiguous United States and Puerto Rico; The 2036 offers Canadian maps, a built-in AAA Tourbook and […]
05/18/2010, Magellan will follow in the footsteps of TomTom and Garmin, offering lifetime map updates for selected models this time round including the RoadMate 3045-LM, although others like the RoadMate 3045-MU comes with just a solitary map update. Basically, devices chich are eligible for the single map update would be the “map update program entitles you to receive one (1) free map data update during the life of the GPS receiver […]
03/19/2010, The Magellan eXplorist GC is yet another geocaching device which will hit the market pretty soon, and it will also come in an extremely bright color for obvious reasons – how many people actually go geocaching in the pitch black darkness of then ight? Looks like Magellan will be rolling out an official announcement in the very near future, so stay tuned for new developments that accomany this geocaching device, […]
11/23/2009, Magellan’s iPhone car kit has been given clearance by the FCC just a few days after it was discovered. Apart from that, the holder itself seems pretty decent to look at, although we are kept guessing as to the functions of the LED lens and rear slide button.
11/16/2009, Magellan recently introduced its RoadMate iPhone app which will include text-to-speech, lane assist and in-app music controls, retailing for all of $79.99. Apart from that, Magellan has plans for a car kit which will boast an integrated GPS receiver alongside enough space to accommodate the iPhone or iPod touch. Where does this leave Droid users? Hoepfully GPS vendors such as Magellan, TomTom and Navigon will be able to offer something […]
10/29/2009, Best Buy is offering a new model known as the Magellan SE4, where it is now going for $120 a pop, ready to entice the holiday bargain shoppers who are on the lookout for a decent deal. The SE4 is touted to come with a widescreen display, text-to-speech capability, pre-loaded with Navteq maps of 48 states, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, 6 million POIs and a 3-hour battery life.