The Portable GPS Compared and Explained
When I decided to purchase a portable GPS for my car I couldn’t believe the number of units available in the market place. I had no idea what I needed or what I should look for. All in all it looked like an impossible task even taking into consideration that I have a technical background.
It was then that I decided to create a web site that would help the consumer figure out what they needed and to compare the available units that met their needs.
We have attempted to layout the site to allow you to compare units by manufacture and the features offered with each unit. In addition we explain what these features do in plain English.
As GPS systems evolved so did the number of features offered by the manufacturer. Many of these features were redundant or just silly and not needed by the user. After all the primary objective of a GPS unit is to get you from point “A” to point “B” with the least amount of complications.
In addition to automobile GPS units we have also expanded to compare Golfing GPS units, Pet GPS units and Personal Trackers GPS systems.
It would be impossible for us to have personally tested every unit on the market.As it would be beyond our abilities both time-wise and financially to do so. I also felt the best test of a GPS system is the consensus of opinions of people just like you and me that have used the unit in the same manner that we would. Thus, we have included reviews of each unit by users that have purchased and reviewed them on other sites as we do not sell anything on this site.
I sincerely hope that my efforts have given you some guidance and help in your future purchase of your portable GPS unit.
- The Portable GPS Blog
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- How GPS Works
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- GPS Voices TomTom Voices and Garmin Voices
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- GPS Pet Tracking and dog GPS tracking
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- Personal GPS Trackers and GPS child tracking devices
- Personal GPS trackers seem to be in ever increasing demand. Whether you are looking for GPS child tracking devices or personal GPS locators there are personal gps systems to fit your need.
- Car GPS Tracking
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- Garmin Portable GPS and Garmin Nuvi Comparison
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- TomTom GPS and Compare GPS systems
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- Magellan portable GPS with portable GPS ratings and portable GPS reviews
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- Best Motorcycle GPS, Waterproof GPS
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- GPS cell phone tracking software review
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- Golf GPS Systems and golf GPS reviews
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- GPS for iPhone Apps
- GPS for iPhone is one of the most desirable apps out there. Being able to use your iphone as a GPS while traveling is an extremely useful
- GPS for Android Phone
- GPS for Android phones is one of the most desirable apps out there. Being able to use your iphone as a GPS while traveling is an extremely useful and handy feature of the Android OS.
- Discontinued Magellan GPS Units
- Discontinued Magellan GPS units can save you a lot of money and you'll get a great, proven GPS which is still supported by the manufacturer.
- Garmin GPS units
- If you have been following the portable auto GPS market, you know that the number of Garmin GPS units that have been discontinued are abundant.
- Discontinued TomTom GPS Reviews and Ratings
- TomTom GPS reviews and ratings for discontinued TomTom GPS units along with detailed explanation of features for each TomTom navigation system. You'll find what you need on TomTom auto GPS.
- Best Portable GPS and Portable GPS Ratings
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- Amazon Store for Garmin and TomTom GPS units
- Finde the most popular Garmin GPS units at our Amazon Store
- GPS Accessories
- Get GPS Accessories for your GPS
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- GPS Map Software and Tour Guides
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