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Garmin nuvi 2250 and 2250LT Portable GPS Satellite Navigation Devices Review

Garmin’s nuvi 2250 and 2250LT model have a 3.4 inch touch display and are preloaded with maps of the US, Canada and Mexico. Other highlights are Lane Assist, myTrends predictive routing and ecoRoute for fuel savings from optimized route calculations. The Garmin nuvi 2300LT comes with Lifetime Traffic Updates for the nuvi 2250 to determine routes around traffic deleays. Garmin nuvi 2250LT GPS Navigation Device The Garmin nuvi 2250 and […]

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Garmin nuvi 2200 3.5 inch Portable GPS Navigator

Garmin’s nuvi 2200 is an entry level GPS satellite navigation device with a 3.4 inch touch display and preloaded with maps of the US, Canada and Mexico. Other highlights are myTrends predictive routing and ecoRoute for fuel savings for optimized route calculations. Pedestrian navigation capabilities can be enhanced with the purchase of the optional cityXplorer maps for public transport information. Garmin nuvi 2200 GPS Navigation Device The Garmin nuvi 2200 […]

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Garmin’s HotFix Ephemeris Data Prediction Reduces GPS Start Times

GPS navigation device manufacturers know that a quick time to first fix (TTFF) after a GPS receiver is switched on is a selling point with consumers. Running predictive calculations of satellite positions is one way to speed up the time taken to establish a lock on a few GPS satellites so that navigation can begin. It works by giving the restarted GPS device a head start by knowing where to […]

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Garmin’s nuLink – A Wireless Data Connectivity Platform

Garmin’s nuLink! is a wireless data connectivity platform for delivery of various real time information services for its GPS navigation products. The service utilizes AT&T’s 3G network for wireless connectivity just as the latest Amazon Kindles do. In areas where the 3G network is not available, customers can receive service on the AT&T EDGE network (2.5G) if available. Unlike an FM receiver which is used by other nuvi to receive […]

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