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[ale] OT - Best Auto GPS

Lightner, Jeff wrote:

> My neighbors who are senior citizens are considering getting a GPS for 
> their car and have asked if I?d be willing to help them pick one.

I am going to do this:
(this is a paste from a text doc that I have for when I pick one up. 
when all said and done will probably use "iGo Primo")

grab this GPS:


Insignia? - GPS
Model: NS-NAV01 | SKU: 9351603
Reg. Price:

nsignia NS-NAV01 Specifications Microsoft Windows CE Version 5.00 (Build 
1400) Processor: Centrality, ARM926T-AT4X0A (372Mhz - 400Mhz) RAM: 64MB 
Internal Disk Space: 50MB External Disk Space: 2GB SD Card (SDHC 
Compatible <--VERIFIED)

What's Included
?Insignia? GPS
?DC charger
?Windshield mount and bracket
?Owner's manual

Product Features
?Preloaded base maps of the United States
Up to 2 million points of interest guide you toward interesting and 
useful destinations.
?Backlit 4.3" color LCD touch screen
Easily navigate settings and functions day or night on the large, bright 
?WAAS-enabled GPS receiver
Enhances performance in heavy cloud cover, wooded areas and canyons so 
you don't have to worry about losing the satellite link. WAAS is Wide 
Area Augmentation System.
?Automatic rerouting
Provides alternate travel directions in the event of a deviation from 
the directions given.
?Text-to-speech and turn-by-turn voice prompts
Allow you to keep your eyes on the road while navigating with convenient 
voice guidance.
?Route planning
Automatically provides multiple routes to your destination, including 
the shortest route, and allows you to avoid highways and toll roads.
?Built-in lithium-ion battery
With up to 2 hours of battery life.

then hack/update with this:
or this:
or this:

youtube of the geniv system:

Instructions for miopocket:

Other instructions that might be useful:

other places of interest: