Asus R700 3D GPS Navigator and Portable Media Player Mutant

The Gear: Ah, convergence at its best. Asus cross-bred a GPS navigator that does 3D maps and real-time traffic info with a typical Taiwanese PMP that handles MP3s, videos and photos in a 1.3-cm thick unit. The touchscreener also uses Bluetooth to verbalize incoming text messages (probably poorly) and dial calls. It's… » 1/07/08 6:00am 1/07/08 6:00am

Garmin Juices Up nuvi Line With New Voice Control on 880, Fatter Screen…

What's What: Updates all along the nuvi line. The top-of-the-line 880's big gun is new speech recognition with a steering wheel-mounted push-to-walk remote, and burnt coffee lovers can bark out commands like "find nearest Starbucks." The Catch:Voice controlled GPS means you gotta turn the radio down to command, no? » 1/03/08 5:00pm 1/03/08 5:00pm