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GPS Devices For You

May 7, 2008
Modern technology has brought many conveniences to our lifestyle, not only that but it enabled the world in general to take control of things that a few years back was not even possible or plausible. GPS is one of the modern advancement that people find very useful, not only in industrial and commercial size but also in individual level.

When people speak of GPS or Global Positioning System, they usually refer to GPS receiver since GPS is not a gadget but a constellation of 27 Earth-orbiting satellites developed by the U.S. military as a navigation system. There are actually 24 satellites in operation with three extras in case of emergency failures. It was first implemented solely for military purposes but was later opened to the public and the world in general.

Out in the market today are many GPS Devices that anyone can choose to employ and enhance their lifestyle convenience. These gadgets are sure to please tech savvy individuals who like to be in control of things all the time and every time. They are simple to use and most would not require you to learn new software or hardware in order to operate or to synchronize them with your other tech devices.

Car GPS and Portable GPS are one of the most popular and have made quite a following, and can make driving more pleasurable. Imagine having all the information you need at your fingertips and never be lost again. Garmin Street Pilot c580 is one of the high-end devices that deliver more than just navigation, its features comprise preloaded maps of North America in 2D as well as 3D with extensive database of points-of-interest (POI) and also allow you to add custom site.

You will, in point of fact, take notice of names of streets instead of the usual "turn right" voice making navigation more easy and effortless. A 3.5" screen also offers 320 x 240 pixel resolutions enabling you to see the map's details conveniently. Integrated into the GPS device are convergences of other features that gives you access to weather information, traffic updates, and real-time gas prices and even allows you to view photos and play MP3s by subscribing to MSN direct yearly or you can opt to pay the one time fee of $130.

Another very popular is GPS watch, which perfectly suits the lifestyle of the adventurous and active individuals. The latest device is lightweight and is not very different from ordinary watches and can be worn fashionably with sports or casual wear. Garmin Forerunner 405 features monitoring and logging distance, speed, heart rate and your location. It has touch-sensitive bezel to control the various functions of the watch.

Laptop GPS receivers are one of the best value devices. You can easily turn your laptop into a fully functional GPS device with the use of GPS receivers. GPS 18 Deluxe by Garmin boasts a full-feature navigation system with the Garmin nRoute software. It can easily calculate directions to any address and point of interest within the database of the City Navigator. So take control of your life with the modern advancement that only GPS can bring.
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