Magellan Echo Fit Smartwatch

This year at CES we will see zillions new smart watches and wearables, so Magellan, a historical GPS maker could not resist the trend. We have not seen the device for real yet, but so far it looks good on the paper. What sets the Echo Fit apart other smartwatches is its long battery life, thanks to the coin-cell battery, the device will last 6-8 months on a single charge! […]


Magellan 5-inch RoadMate Range Expands

Magellan, a name that many of us would be familiar with when it comes to standalone GPS navigation devices, is back with a back – and this time around they do not intend to roll out just one device, but has expanded the RoadMate family by a handful of other navigational devices that ought to be an ideal fit for their respective target markets. The devices that are in question […]


Magellan Echo Smart Sports Watch

[CES 2014] It seems that those who happen to own the Magellan Echo Smart Sports Watch will be pleased as punch to hear the unveiling of new sporting app categories as well as the inclusion of new colors for the Echo Smart Sports Watch at this year’s edition of CES. These additional sporting applications will include the likes of golf, skiing, hiking, and other outdoor activities to its capabilities. Apart […]


Pack Your Hunting Gear: Magellan eXplorist 350H GPS Arrives At The US

Just like fashion, whenever a new season kicks in, there is a change for your wardrobe. In the world of hunting or fishing, it would be new gear that tend to claim you could bring your game to the next level, never mind the fact that your technique and lack of expertise is what’s holding you back. But the marketers do not want to tell you that – no sir, […]


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Magellan Echo Smart Running Watch Announced

Magellan is more well known as a company that rolls out GPS navigation devices, and here we are with something that is slightly different – the Magellan Echo, which so happens to be the company’s very first running watch which makes use of smartphone fitness apps and pushing it to their full potential. How does it achieve this? It will be able to “talk” to them wirelessly, sporting real-time fitness […]


Magellan eXplorist TOPO! Special Editions for hikers announced

Any readers out there who are into hiking as well? If you are, and you’re looking for a GPS receiver to take on your future trips, you might want to check out Magellan’s new eXplorist TOPO! Special Edition receivers. These GPS devices combine Magellan’s rugged and waterproof designs with National Geographic’s full-color USGS topographic maps that have been scanned at high resolution and seamlessly tiled together for “the most detailed […]


Magellan eXplorist 510 Marine Edition announced

Are you a recreational boater? If you answered “Aye!” to that question wholeheartedly, then you might be interested to take a closer look at the Magellan eXplorist 510 Marine Edition which was just announced for the US, where it will feature inland and coastal waters maps and data. Obviously, being a device that works on a vessel which traverses through water, the Magellan eXplorist 510 Marine Edition will come in […]


Magellan announces partnership with Effigis to add OnPOZ software to its eXplorist Pro 10 GPS

Magellan Navigation, the California-based creator of professional-grade global positioning system receivers, recently announced a partnership with Canadian geospatial solutions provider Effigis. Both companies will be working on a solution that will collect and post-process geo-localized data using Effigis’ own OnPOZ software on the Magellan eXplorist GIS Pro 10. The eXplorist GIS Pro 10 is a handy yet robust and waterproof GPS device specifically designed for professional GPS/ GIS data collection. […]


Magellan RoadMate portable automobile navigation range announced

Magellan has just announced its new RoadMate portable automobile navigation family that was specially designed to elevate motorists’ daily driving experience with greater safety, convenience and time savings. I have always wondered just where the zenith of dedicated GPS machines resided, and have not been impressed with the improvements made with each new generation, considering how the GPS-equipped smartphone is fast making a dedicated GPS unit obsolete. Well, the Magellan […]


Magellan eXplorist 110 Handheld GPS

[CES 2012] Do you tend to get lost a whole lot of time? If you have answered in the affirmative, then you would definitely want to make do with a GPS navigation system – a dedicated one is always better than having to rely on your phone, considering the amount of juice it saps from your handset even after a short while. Cue music, and enter the Magellan eXplorist 110 […]


Magellan Switch and Switch-up

[CES 2012] Magellan Switch is a GPS watch for runners and multisport practitioners, and an optional Multisport Mounting Kit accessory allows mounting on a bike. The device features a 1.26” high resolution display with a black background and gray letters for better readability in direct sunlight, it tracks location and distance, records speed/ pace and elevation thanks to a high precision GPS receiver that enables 3-5 meters of accuracy.In case […]


Magellan RoadMate RV9145

[CES 2012] The Magellan RoadMate RV9145 is an entry-level GPS dedicated to RVs. The GPS boasts an extra-wide high-resolution 7” transmissive display, designed for low light conditions, either 2D or 3D viewing; automatic re-routing, OneTouch and compatibility with external devices such as a back-up camera, DVD player, or iPod that can be utilized via the A/V input.On the software side, you will find a convenient Good Sam Trailer Life RV […]


Magellan RoadMate 5190T GPS

[CES 2012] Magellan is known for their GPS devices, and one of their latest offerings would be the RoadMate 5190T. Just what makes the RoadMate 5190T different, or at least, improved from the rest so that you can ditch your current dedicated GPS unit? Well, it was specially designed with commercial drivers in mind, so those who are part of the local truckers community, or magnates who own a fleet […]


Magellan RoadMate app for iPhone upgraded

Magellan has just announced an update for its iPhone GPS navigation app, RoadMate, to version 2.2. Besides being a functional navigation app to help you find a way to your destination, the update brings your maps up to date, adds red light camera and fixed speed camera alerts (for you speed demons out there) and a brand new Junction View feature to guide users through tricky freeway interchanges – great […]