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    Magellan RoadMate 5175T-LM GPS Review

    The Magellan RoadMate 5175T-LM GPS is outstanding.  There are a number of reasons to use a Magellan...

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    Magellan RoadMate 9055 GPS Review

    MSRP $299.99 As a male member of the species, I am a little insulted by global positioning...

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    Magellan Maestro 4250 Review

    The number of portable navigation systems coming out these days is pretty astonishing, but the thing is, we’re finding that when it comes to the core navigation functions, they pretty much all offer the same thing–text- and voice-guided directions, extensive POI databases, automatic route recalculation, and so forth. So in order to...

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    Magellan RoadMate 1200 Review

    At first glance, the Magellan RoadMate 1200 looks to be a good entry-level in-car GPS. It has a compact, no-fuss design that’s perfect for first-time buyers, and you get the most essential navigation features for an affordable $199.99. Sounds good, right? Not so fast, once on the road the RoadMate 1200 tells...

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    Magellan Maestro 4370 Review

    It’s been a little while since we’ve seen anything from Magellan, but in late October, the company revealed its latest in-car GPS, the Magellan Maestro 4370. A step-up model from the Magellan Maestro 4250, the portable navigation device (PND) offers a new user interface with a feature called OneTouch that gives you...

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    Magellan RoadMate 1470 Review

    Design The RoadMate 1470 doesn’t deviate from the tried-and-true portable navigation device form factor. Measuring 3.3 inches deep by 5.2 inches tall by 7 inches wide, the RoadMate’s thinness easily makes this unit one of the most pocketable devices in its class. Like nearly all PNDs, the majority of the RoadMate’s visage...

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    Magellan RoadMate 1700 Review

    Compared with the 3.5-inch screen size standard of older personal navigation devices, as well as current entry-level devices, today’s 4.3-inch and 5-inch units seem downright huge. More screen real estate means easier viewing and faster data inputs. However, the Magellan RoadMate 1700’s 7-inch wide-screen display dwarfs them all. Is this too much...

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    Magellan eXplorist GC Review

    According to, “Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online.” The Magellan eXplorist GC is one of only a handful of paperless, purpose-built geocaching...

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    Magellan RoadMate 1470 GPS Navigator Review

    The Magellan RoadMate 1470 4.7 Inch Widescreen Portable GPS Navigator is another staple GPS delivered from one of the best companies in the GPS industry: Magellan. The increased screen size, and ultra-thin design make this new GPS easily confusable with your iPhone. Just remember, iPhone has the Hulu app. You don’t realize...

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