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#1 british_dude361

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Posted 09 January 2006 - 11:38 AM

Does anyone know of a pretty decent portable GPS for car that can talk to you (voice commands), has a colour screen, and is able to be mounted on the car, AND wireless ethernet to keep updated? Oh yeah, I want an affordable one, in the 500-700 range is the limit.

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Posted 09 January 2006 - 02:26 PM

Tom Tom Go

I heard they are nice... and if you want, I can order you one and get ya a discount :)

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Posted 09 January 2006 - 06:57 PM

How?

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Posted 09 January 2006 - 11:13 PM

buy an acura :P (I think they have voice commands)

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Posted 09 January 2006 - 11:21 PM

View PostShadowFox, on Jan 9 2006, 02:26 PM, said:

Tom Tom Go

I heard they are nice... and if you want, I can order you one and get ya a discount :P

Shadowfox sells these things, and he can get you a discount cos he is staff. ;)

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Posted 10 January 2006 - 02:38 AM

true that, but I think there's one on sale for 300 dollars, you buy it, I get commission :P

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Posted 10 January 2006 - 11:59 PM

oooooo....I'm listening, what kind of price are we talkin' about here? :P If it's low, I'm definitely interested!

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Posted 11 January 2006 - 02:31 AM

http://www.radioshack.com enter the zipcode 47265 if it asks then search for Tom Tom

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Posted 11 January 2006 - 09:41 AM

if u have a nokia phone dat can install applications (like 6630 or 6830) u can go to The Link (where they sell mobilphones). They sell car nav application, it has voice commands and its 2D & 3D. it cost 200.

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Posted 20 January 2006 - 03:00 AM

I have a Moto, I think I'll end up paying big bucks anyways, I think I'll pass for now on the GPS, I have a good sense of direction anyway. LOL

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Posted 21 January 2006 - 06:42 PM

LOL, yeah right, which is why you have to pause at every corner in the school to try to remember which way you have to go to get to your next class. :cigar:

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Posted 22 January 2006 - 12:06 AM

View PostRedInferno, on Jan 21 2006, 06:42 PM, said:

LOL, yeah right, which is why you have to pause at every corner in the school to try to remember which way you have to go to get to your next class. :cigar:

lol he was probably lookin 4 the pub.

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 04:17 AM

The wife wants one of these navigation units, and they seem to have come down in price to around $500
I am looking at the Magellan 700, TomTom GO and Garmin street pilot

http://www.gpsrack.c...mate700gps.html
http://www.thegpsstore.com/Detail-tomtom-g...tion-system.asp
http://www.thegpsstore.com/Detail-Garmin-S...-gps-system.asp

Does anyone have any experience with these or another unit?
I like the Magellan because it uses the proven software that Hertz uses in their cars.

What do u think?

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 06:11 AM

I've got one friend with a PDA and has TomTom (Aireal View) on it, he really likes it
Got another friend with a Garmin (Aireal view), he likes it also.
I have a PDA with Pharos GPS (Street View) and really like it, But its really a small screen even though it gives you voice directions (the speaker is small in a PDA and hard to hear)

One thing to keep in mind is HOW are you going to use it? Hiking and camping boating? Stay away from the street GPS Do you think you will use it in only one car? Get a Kenwood Harddrive GPS (powered by garmin) with 6inch touchscreen.

All in all, they all work, but to keep up to date, you need to Update the software (roads, maps etc) which can run about 150.00 a year

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Posted 07 August 2006 - 09:22 AM

i would also LOVE to get a GPS but they are all so damn expensive over here!!!




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