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Garmin StreetPilot i2

The Garmin StreetPilot i2 represents one of the least expensive GPS navigations systems out on the market today. So how well does the i2 stack up against other GPS receivers? Overall, not to shabby! But there is a specific set of people we would (and would not) recommend the i2 to.

Garmin Introduces StreetPilot i2 and i3 GPS

Garmin introduced the Garmin StreetPilot i2 and Garmin StreetPilot i3, a new line of small, inexpensive automotive GPS navigators that make driving fun. No larger than a baseball, the affordable StreetPilot i-series is destined to be a hit for commuters, college students, and corporate travelers who are looking to experience the ease and enjoyment of […]

Garmin StreetPilot i3

Top Tech News has reviewed the Garmin StreetPilot i3 and gave it a 4 out of 5 rating. They liked that it was easy to install and operate. They didn’t like that it didn’t come with a touch screen and there was no text to speech driving directions such as those found in more expensive […]

Garmin StreetPilot i3

cnet has reviewed the Garmin StreetPilot i3 GPS and given it a Very Good (7.7) rating. They liked the easy of use, accurate receiver and price. They didn’t like the small screen size… although I would argue that is kind of the point. The Garmin StreetPilot i3 may not offer all the features of the […]

Inexpensive GPS Navigation

An article in yesterday’s Washington Post talks about “gimmicks” GPS manufacturers add to their devices. A point is made that since maps all come from the same place that manufacturers are adding these “extra features” to set themselves apart. Deep down, the new products from Lowrance Electronics Inc., Garmin Ltd., TomTom International BV, Thales Navigation […]

From the Forums Friday 2008-05-23

A question many Nuvi owners face is should they go with the FM based Clear Channel traffic or spend more (in some cases) for the MSN service. First things first, you will want to check traffic coverage and signal coverage maps, which we have on our GPS Traffic page. That might make the decision for […]

GPS and Daylight Saving Time

I’ve received a flood of emails today asking about daylight saving time and their GPS devices. There are a variety of “answers” depending on what device you have, and how it is programmed. In some cases software updates are available from the vendor. In other cases the device is not designed to automatically update for […]

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