TomTom Portable GPS

No matter if you are a senior citizen, a middle age adult or a young person just starting to drive, you’ll find a TomTom portable GPS receiver a “gotta have it” item. TomTom portable GPS can help you find your way to a new address, across an unfamiliar town or across the nation with out ever getting lost. Gone are the days where you have to break out the map and study it just to find out how to get where you want to go if you are unfamiliar with the area. You’ll never need stop at a gas station to ask directions.

Now, all you have to do is put in your destination and a voice will give you directions on a turn by turn basis. You can even choose a celebrity voice to listen too. As a matter of fact, it comes in 55 different voices and 36 different languages. A TomTom GPS makes a wonderful gift idea to give to anyone, but your dad will really love this gadget if he’s into tech stuff. TomTom portable GPS devices are the most popular ones on the market right now. You can find them at places like Best Buy, Walmart, Staples or Office Depot. The basic TomTom portable GPS devices are very easy to use and are easy to see.

You can get more advanced TomTom GPS devices that can guide you through lane changes on busy roadways and give you notification of current speed limits in the area you are traveling through. There is even a TomTom portable GPS that has a buddy tracker that can let you know exactly where your friends are on the map. This feature is a great plus if you are caravanning on vacation with others. These more advanced devices also have a “Help Me” feature that will show you where the local emergency facilities are.

GPS technology is offered in various portable models but if you choose the TomTom ONE 3rd Edition GPS Navigation System, you will find that it is one of the most trusted and well-built systems on the market today. Since screen size is important, you will find that this TomTom has a 3.5 inch screen which is a perfect size, not to big and not too small. It also has touch screen technology on the display screen and it can be viewed in 2D or 3D, whichever you prefer. You’ll be able to get live weather updates and traffic information through a separate RDS-TMC connector. You have to buy this as an extra accessory though since it does not come as a standard feature. It may be worth it for you if you do a lot of driving so you can avoid heavy traffic areas and bad weather situations. Avoiding heavy traffic areas is not only safer but can get you there faster.

TomTom portable GPS devices have complete maps of the United States and Canada and Puerto Rico already preloaded. You can get a TomTom GPS for you car, truck, van or motorcycle. They even have a boat TomTom portable GPS for your boat. There are various brackets on the market that you can get to mount your TomTom portable GPS almost anywhere you want to put it if you want it stationary.

To find out all about the various TomTom portable GPS devices as well as all other types of navigation systems, you can go online and search the internet or go into local retail stores to speak with a knowledgeable sales person. In fact, these devices are so popular you can ask your friends and neighbors about their experience with their TomTom portable GPS device before you buy yours.

This TomTom Portable GPS Review is Written/Updated on Apr 1st, 2010 and filed under Consumer Electronics. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

Comments are closed