Pros Works fairly well with Pocket Streets 2005. You buy the full version Trips and Streets 2005 for Windows XP WITH THE GPS. It comes with a cable for the USB that you hook to a notebook. AFTER MARKET sled for the blue tooth is available for $60-$90 (depends
Cons I don't use the Ostia software, so I can't comment on what others are saying. But, the output from the GPS, if you know the port and baud rate, follows NEMA standards so you can connect to any software really. Many here think the Ostia and this hardware
Pros size, style, usage
Cons The software is bad. Locks up, looses the 3D fix, POI and no PC based route plan.
"Decent GPS receiver"on by alcedes
Pros Small, long lasting battery
Cons takes a decent number of seconds to get a good signal
Summary I found the pharos GPS receiver to be a decent item. It last for a decent amount of time. The only drawback is when it is first turned on, it can take up to 40 seconds to get a good signal.
Pros good looking gps receiver. THAT'S ALL!
Cons Hard to configure with the HP ipaq. Called tech support(very poor experience)said I had a bad unit. Got unit #2 still did NOT work the same. Called tech support once more come to find out the comm port they list in their book for my pocket pc is the wr
Pros I was recently looking for a navigation system for my car. The main choices are a manufacturer or after-market unit ($2000+), a portable Garmin Streetpilot ($1000), or a Pocket PC setup. I chose the latter for it's portability and excellent value (I bough
Cons Route recalculation is achieved by pressing the main 'joystick' key on the Pocket PC, which is sometimes a problem as you may press up/down instead. I also recommend that you take a look at the text version of the directions before embarking on a trip, s