Portable GPS Accessories: Articles & Videos

Portable Navigator Shopping Guide

Portable Navigator Shopping Guide

by Dominic Devito

Learn which key features to look for on portable navigators, so you can make the best decision about which one works for you.

 
Video: What to Look for in Portable GPS

Video: What to Look for in Portable GPS

by Dominic Devito

Don't settle for a basic, run-of-the-mill portable navigation device. Watch this video for a quick overview of the best and newest features in portable navigation.

 
Introduction to GPS Navigation

Introduction to GPS Navigation

by Dominic Devito

An introduction to the different types of in-car navigation systems: in-dash, plug-and-play, remote-mount, portable, and marine.

 
In-dash Navigation Shopping Guide

In-dash Navigation Shopping Guide

by Dominic Devito

A quick guide to what to look for when shopping for an in-dash GPS navigation system.

 
Tips on Installing a Navigation System

Tips on Installing a Navigation System

by Crutchfield Writing Team

Some GPS navigation units mount in the dash, while others install in a remote location, separate from the car's sound system. No matter what type of navigation device you purchase, here are some installation topics to consider before getting to work.

 
Navigation Installation Guide

Navigation Installation Guide

by Matt Freeman

A guide to installing an in-dash navigation system in your vehicle.

 
Traffic Information Services

Traffic Information Services

by Matt Freeman

Make your drive easier by being aware of the traffic ahead. This article gives you a quick overview of live traffic information services for use with portable and in-dash navigation devices.

 

Navigation FAQ

by Matt Holliday

Why would I want a navigation system? How does it know where I am? How accurate are these systems? What kind of directions does the voice give me? Plus more...

 
Navigation Glossary

Navigation Glossary

by Matt Holliday

Learn about the features and technical specifications included with vehicle navigation systems.

 
Video: How to Install a Satellite Radio or GPS Antenna

Video: How to Install a Satellite Radio or GPS Antenna

by Robert Ferency-Viars

Crutchfield shows you how to install an antenna in your vehicle for a satellite radio or GPS navigation system.