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Magellan 9020T-LM GPS Satellite Navigator Review

The Magellan RoadMate 9020T-LM shares the largest screen size of Magellan automotive GPS navigation devices. This model comes with both lifetime traffic and map updates ensuring route calculations will be based on the latest maps and traffic reports are available for planning detours when necessary. Noteworthy features are; spoken street names, multi-destination routing, highway lane assist, built-in AAA TourBook and a database of 6 million of Points of Interest (POI) […]

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Optical Touch for GPS Navigation Devices Promises Significant Improvements

Testing one of the new touch screen Sony Readers for a review it occurred that the new and very responsive optical touch screen would make and excellent touch screen technology for GPS navigation devices. The Sony Reader product line for 2010 uses Neonode´s optical touch screen technology that has been customized for Sony. Neonode calls its optical touch technology zForce. A quick look at the optical touch technology features quickly […]

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Magellan Offers AAA Tourbook, Roadside Assistance Access and AAA Member Discounts

Magellan’s partnership with AAA (American Automobile Association) allows Magellan to offer AAA Tourbook information and Roadside Assistance access to customers purchasing GPS navigation devices with the AAA Tourbook included. The AAA database provides listings of AAA Diamond-Rated Restaurants and Accommodation which are of assistance with road trip planning. The information provided in entries is well beyond what is generally provided for POI (Points of Interest) in other GPS navigation devices. […]

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