Wednesday, December 20, 2006
i.Trek M5 & Odyssey V4
Posted by Steve Sharp in "HARDWARE" @ 09:00 AM
Manufacturer: Infogation (Software)
Where to Buy: Semsons & Co., Inc.
Price: $144.99 USD as a bundle. Infogation’s Odyssey V4 navigation software can be purchased separately, price varies depending upon subscription length and coverage area, and the i.Trek M5 GPS receiver can be purchased for $79.99 USD.
System Requirements: Pocket PC with Bluetooth capability, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC 2002 or above, a 166 MHz or greater processor, at least 20 Megabyte of RAM, 32 Megabytes of free memory is recommended, however the software seems to work properly if installed to expansion memory, at least 128 Megabytes of expansion memory is also required for navigation maps.
Ads for automobile GPS navigation systems abound on television. If, however, you’ve ventured to a retailer and priced one of these spiffy, turnkey systems, you’re likely to have experienced the same sort of sticker shock that prevents the average person from having such a system, unless they really need it for some particular reason. You can avoid the huge price of buying an entire system by using mapping software and a receiver in conjunction with the Pocket PC that you already own.
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