4 Great Reasons to go GPS this Holiday Season

Perfect for commuting, road trips, and daily driving, today’s intuitive navigational systems are an ideal gift idea for moms and dads, seniors, and outdoors enthusiasts. Let’s take a look at this season’s best GPS tech, and see if one of these ingenious devices would be perfect for the people on your gift list.




TomTom Via 5” GPS

Equipped with an ultra-wide 5” touchscreen, TomTom’s 5” GPS includes an easy to navigate GUI which contains premium maps that span the entire continent. A handy Map Share feature means you'll always enjoy an up-to-date navigational experience, while the “IQ Routes” function can offer ultra-accurate travel time estimations based on real life traffic conditions. Able to operate for up to 2 hours on battery life alone, this Via 5” GPS is a welcome companion for any recreational driver.


Garmin nuvi 50LM 5” GPS

Garmin’s 5” GPS comes equipped with a very responsive touch screen, a rechargeable Li-Ion battery, and a lifetime subscription to Garmin’s complimentary map update service – ensuring your gift recipient will enjoy years of top quality guidance without ever incurring any additional expenses. Equipped with a handy text-to-speech function, Garmin’s nuvi can announce street names, guide you to five million points of interest, and provide you with a wealth of other location-specific details. Backed by a year long warranty, the nuvi 5” GPS also includes its own easy-to-install mount.


Magellan eXplorist 110

The rugged eXplorist is a great companion for any camper, outdoorsman, or hiker. Offering ultra-accurate GPS, elevation, and compass readings on an easy-to-read 2.2” screen, the 110 comes preloaded with an incredibly expansive World Edition map. Engineered for efficiency, Magellan’s portable navigational system can squeeze up to 18 hours of normal use from a single pair of AA batteries.


Garmin Approach S1 Golf GPS

At first glance, the S1 sports watch doesn’t reveal its diverse functionality – but beneath its stylish appearance, this handy GPS receiver and odometer can revolutionize the way you approach your next round of golf. Able to track the distance of each shot, the S1 GPS includes maps for nearly 20000 different courses. Reliable, lightweight, and waterproof, the S1 is a great gift for fathers, retirees, and PGA fanatics.



By Staples

December 24, 2012