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When it comes to GPS apps on the iPhone, well, where to start? It all began with Garmin's desire to make a real-deal iPhone GPS app, and thanks to the proliferation of the app store, there's been a constant flood of new apps that do similar things. Including one from Magellan. Last year, the company updated their app with iOS 4 compatibility, and with iOS 5 on the horizon, they're bringing things to 2.0. The newest build of the RoadMate Navigation app includes the Yelp API and Google local search for US, Canada and Puerto Rico, not to mention free map updates for up to three years, and free traffic... Read more...
We're not even trying to think about what our lives would be like without GPS. We'd be back to maps, struggling to determine which direction will take us from point A to point B. Thankfully, the world we live in is filled with navigation options, including the Magellan RoadMate 9055-LM. This large vehicle nav solution is now being equipped with free lifetime map updates, hands-free calling and extra content thanks to an AAA partnership. It's the first large screen from Magellan to offer free lifetime map updates, and it's just one of a growing many that offer such a feature. The device has a gigantic... Read more...
Need to get out more? Have the urge to explore? Magellan's newest has you covered. The eXplorist 610 is a new outdoor navigator, and the latest model is shipping with a waterproof casing, a rugged design and Summit Series topographic maps. There's an optional World Edition map includes coverage to over 200 countries, and users can create waypoints, record tracks, and route from point to point. If you're into geocaching, you can download up to 10,000 paperless GPX files, and furthermore, you can review your trip statistics with more that 30 navigational data fields. It's powered by a pair of AA... Read more...
It may be winter, but it's still a great time to strap on the cold gear and trek outside. Magellan has just introduced a new member to their Explorist Outdoor GPS family, with the new Explorist 310 debuting at the 2011 Outdoor Retailer Winter show. This new device is as powerful and rugged as ever, offering a waterproof casing and an outdoor-visible display. It includes a world map as well as the ability to upload details topographic maps, where outdoorsmen can pinpoint their favorite adventure spots. Specs include a 2.2" transflective color screen, highly-sensitive GPS chipset (with 3-5 meters... Read more...
Magellan recently unveiled the latest version of its rugged eXplorist handheld GPS devices. Targeting the outdoor recreation market, the new eXplorist 510, 610 and 710 features a 3.0-inch color touchscreen, a 3.2 megapixel camera, and a microphone and speaker. All products in the eXplorist series are waterproof and come with a map that includes a complete road network for the U.S., Canada, Western Europe and Australia, as well as water features, urban and rural land use, and a realistic shaded relief background.   The new eXplorist devices also offer expandable memory, paperless geocaching,... Read more...
Invest in one of Magellan's new 2010 RoadMate navigators and you'll never have to worry about being caught off guard by a traffic jam again. That's because, for the first time, Magellan is throwing in Free Lifetime Live Traffic, a service that keeps the RoadMate up to date with the latest traffic conditions so you can find an alternate route if need be. Each 2010 MAgellan RoadMate also come with the company's exclusive OneTouch personalization feature allowing you to save favorite destinations, categories, and searches. All units also include spoken street names, 6 million points of interest, QuickSpell... Read more...
iPhone users now have another GPS option for their phones. Magellan GPS recently announced the Magellan RoadMate App for iPhone for the United States and Puerto Rico. The app uses the same interface as the company's dedicated personal navigation devices. Feature highlights include:Spoken street name guidanceHighway lane assistIn-app music controliPhone address book integrationPedestrian ModeMost current maps provided by NAVTEQThe Magellan RoadMate App does not have any recurring subscription fees and is available for use on the iPod touch (2nd generation) with the Magellan Premium Car Kit (sold... Read more...
Magellan GPS announced an upgraded version of its Magellan RoadMate App for the Apple iPhone. The new app is available for purchase from the App Store for a special promotional price of $59.99. The promotion offers a $40 savings off the regular price and will run through January 3, 2010. If you previously purchased the original app, you're entitled to a free update via the App Store. The latest version of the RoadMate app includes the following upgrades: Compatible with iPod touch 2nd GenerationCustomizable speed warningsInteractive POI on map; show POI detail with option to route-to or call the... Read more...
Copycat companies are known to exist within the consumer electronics space, and while we wouldn't classify Magellan as one of those, there's no doubt that TomTom's initial attempt at a real-deal iPhone 3G GPS dock influenced the design of this one. The Magellan Car Kit for iPhone and iPod touch does exactly what you'd expect: it docks your iPod touch, iPhone 3G or iPhone 3GS within your car, and it converts your smartphone into a route-spewing tool.The kit features an integrated GPS tuner, an amplified speaker, turn-by-turn directions, the ability to recharge the device while it's in use and an... Read more...