Can a GPS cycling computer make a difference in performance? Deb tries out the Garmin Edge 510 and likes the results.
Most smartphones offer some kind of GPS app right out of the box. So why would you want to buy a dedicated navigation device like a receiver or a portable? To investigate, we installed a nav receiver, secured a portable GPS device to the windshield, and uploaded a GPS app on an iPhone® 5. Then we hit the road for some performance tests.
Crutchfield writer Dominic took four different portable GPS navigators out for a road test to compare various features, such as destination entry, lane guidance, 3D graphics, voice recognition, and more.
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.
The Kenwood Excelon DNX690HD navigation receiver offers the lastest in Garmin navigation, combined with cool features like Bluetooth®, an HD Radio™ tuner, and Pandora® control with iPhone® and Android™. Take a look at it action in this Crutchfield display and controls demo video.
With so many navigation options available, why should you invest in a portable GPS navigator for your car? We took a drive with four portable GPS navigators to demonstrate how their extra features make them a great choice for staying on track, especially when compared to a standard smartphone app.
"Connected GPS" for your car combines the mapping capability of GPS with the search functionality of the Internet, so you can find any type of destination you're looking for in real time.
Learn which key features to look for on portable navigators, so you can make the best decision about which one works for you.