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Friday, July 2, 2010

Garmin nuvi 3760T vs 3790T

The Differences between nuvi 3760T vs 3790T

Garmin nuvi GPS


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1. Voice-activated navigation (operate device with spoken commands)

2. 3-D building view (displays buildings in 3-D)

Amazon's Customer Reviews The most helpful favorable review
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5.0 out of 5 stars Garmin Nuvi 3790T everything I expected and more
Received the Garmin 3790T four days ago. I upgraded from a from a Garmin Nuvi 760. My first comment is Wow! The size and physical design of this beauty is amazing. That's the same word that comes out of most people mouth's when I show them my new toy. Physical beauty aside this new unit really is a huge step up from my 760.
The 800 x 480 pixel glass screen is...read more
The most helpful critical review
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2.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't support ecoRoute HD, doesn't export routes via Mapsource
You would think that the newest and supposedly top-of-the-line product would support the most interesting feature that Garmin recently introduced, the ecoRoute HD, but nooo, because Garmin wants you to buy 3760 for that. Garmin continues to play games, spreading features all over the product line hoping that you would buy a few different units for the features you like...read more

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Garmin nüvi 3790T 4.3-Inch Portable GPS Navigator

Common Features for both nuvi :
  • Unit Dimension : 4.8"W x 2.9"H x .35"D (12.2 x 7.5 x .89 cm)
  • Display size: 3.81"W x 2.25"H (9.7 x 5.7 cm); 4.3" diag (10.9 cm)
  • Display resolution, WxH: 800 x 480 pixels
  • Display type: glass, dual-orietation, WVGA color TFT with white backlight
  • Weight: 4 ounces (113.4 g)
  • Battery: rechargeable lithium-ion
  • Battery life: up to 4 hours
  • High-sensitivity receiver
  • RoHS version available
  • Preloaded maps
  • Ability to add maps
  • Built-in memory:internal solid state
  • Waypoints/favorites/locations: 1000
  • Routes: 100
  • Basemap: yes
  • Accepts data cards: microSD™ card (not included)
  • Voice prompts (e.g. "Turn right in 500 ft.") - internal and mount speaker
  • Speaks street names (e.g. "Turn right ON ELM STREET in 500 ft.")
  • Lane assist (guides you to the proper lane for navigation) - with junction view
  • trafficTrends™ (calculates routes based on predicted traffic flow)
  • myTrends™ (predicts routes based on user's navigation behavior)
  • Auto sort multiple destinations (provides most direct route)
  • Auto re-route (fast off-route and detour recalculation)
  • Choice of route setup (faster time, shorter distance, off road)
  • Route avoidance (avoid highways, tolls etc.)
  • Bluetooth® wireless technology
  • FM traffic compatible (receiver and lifetime traffic included)
  • Speed limit indicator (displays speed limit for most major roads)
  • Where Am I? (find closest hospitals, police & gas stations, nearest address & intersection)
  • Garmin Locate™ (marks position when removed from windshield mount)
  • ecoRoute™ (calculates a more fuel-efficient route)
  • Qwerty or ABC keyboard (choose keyboard layout)
  • Custom POIs (ability to add additional points of interest)
  • Garmin Garage™ vehicles compatible (download car-shaped icons to your device)
  • Garmin Garage™ voices compatible (download custom voices to your device)
  • Photo navigation (navigate to geotagged photos)
  • World travel clock, currency & unit converter, calculator
  • Picture viewer
  • Garmin Lock™ (anti-theft feature)
  • Touchscreen - multi-touch
Unavailable Features:
Both nuvi 3760T and 3790T do not have the following features:
  • Waterproof
  • Garmin nüLink! Services: (receive accurate real-time travel information)
  • MSN® Direct compatible
  • XM® Navtraffic & Radio for U.S. compatible
  • Multimode (switches modes to drive, hike, bike or boat)
  • MP3 player
  • Audio book player
  • FM transmitter
  • Headphone jack/audio line-out
  • Dead reckoning
  • Motorcycle-friendly
  • Trucking-friendly
  • Marine-friendly
  • Geocaching-friendly

Owner-Written Reviews on Garmin nuvi 3790T Portable GPS




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Amazon's Customer Reviews

The most helpful favorable review

5.0 out of 5 stars Garmin Nuvi 3790T everything I expected and more
Received the Garmin 3790T four days ago. I upgraded from a from a Garmin Nuvi 760. My first comment is Wow! The size and physical design of this beauty is amazing. That's the same word that comes out of most people mouth's when I show them my new toy. Physical beauty aside this new unit really is a huge step up from my 760.
The 800 x 480 pixel glass screen is... ...read more

The most helpful critical review

2.0 out of 5 stars Doesn't support ecoRoute HD, doesn't export routes via Mapsource
You would think that the newest and supposedly top-of-the-line product would support the most interesting feature that Garmin recently introduced, the ecoRoute HD, but nooo, because Garmin wants you to buy 3760 for that. Garmin continues to play games, spreading features all over the product line hoping that you would buy a few different units for the features you like... ...read more


Technical Details

  • Less than 9 mm thick - about the same as a standard #2 pencil
  • Full glass 4.3" diagonal multi-touch display
  • Dual orientation capabilities allow you to use the nüvi 3790T either horizontally or vertically
  • Innovative speech recognition let's you control your nüvi with your voice - allowing you to keep both hands on the whee
  • Bluetooth® compatible with a built-in microphone and speaker


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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Geocaching With Garmin nuvi GPS

If you have your garmin nuvi and realised that you want to do geocaching with it, I listed here resources that can you get started.

  • First go to Garmin gps - True Paperless Geocaching for the tutorial on how to operate the Garmin nuvi for geocaching. Some of the topics covered are What do I need to begin?, Getting the geocache data, Managing the geocache data , Generating Geocache Data for the Nuvi , Waypoint Alerts! , Sending the caches to the Nuvi and many more.
  • The support forum that will help you out with your basic or advance question.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Customer Ratings and Reviews on Garmin nuvi 255W Attributes

When closely monitor the reviews and comments made by owners on Garmin nuvi 255W GPS from Amazon.com, there are many attributes that customers are saying about. I'm listed here the commenting link for each attributes for easier navigation.


See What customers say About These Attributes of Garmin nuvi 255W Portable GPS

Accuracy of Direction
Ease of use
Features
Maps
Voice Directions
Service
Value For Money
Satellite Connection
Data Retention Time
Functioanality
Convenience
Batery Life
Sound Quality
Visibility of Screen
User Friendly
Driving Safety
Printed Documentation
Precision




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