Tag Archives: sat-nav

First Look – The All-Purpose Garmin nüviCam

Garmin nuviCamYou know how, when you drop a piece of toast, it always lands butter side down? And you know how, when changing TV channels, there’s always stupid advertisements on? Oh, and you know how, when trying to find a page in a book, you always flick just past the page required? Continue reading

Real Men Read Maps

map readingSomewhere in the bowels of your car there may be a symbol of the great days of true motoring. Hidden away like the Dead Sea Scrolls at the back of your boot or under the back seat you might well find – a dog-eared paper road atlas. Technophobes will be familiar with this archaic form of direction finding, often used with limited success by your dad. Technophiles will not understand this reliance on map reading skills when there is a perfectly adequate device on the dashboard ready to do the hard work for you. Continue reading