Microsoft Streets and Trips 2011 Edition: Easy Multiple-Destination Trip Planning

Destination prioritization tool works well, but the software does little new beyond refresh its maps.

Today's Best GPS Devices

GPS navigation devices can make trips easier, but shopping for one can be a headache. We offer some pointers on what to look for.

Garmin Nuvi 1260T: Slim GPS With Bluetooth and Lifetime Traffic Reports

Larger-screen GPS devices are available at the same or a lower price.

Garmin Nuvi 1350T: Sleek GPS Is a Bargain, But Lacks Some Amenities

With its slim design, easy navigation, and U.S. and Canada maps, this GPS gains notice.

Garmin Nuvi 265WT: Terrific Value GPS

Navigation unit offers premium features at a budget-friendly price.

TomTom XXL 550-TM Features Freshened User Interface

Well-designed GPS device is a great deal with lifetime live traffic and map updates.

Magellan RoadMate 5045: Familiar Features Packed Into a 5-Inch Navigator

Has same navigation features as other Magellan GPS units, but a bigger screen size.

TomTom GO 2505-TM: Premium GPS Features in a 5-inch Package

Lifetime live traffic alerts and quarterly map updates are included in this sleek GPS.

TomTom XL 350-TM Showcases a Simpler GPS Interface

TomTom sets the pace with the cheapest included lifetime traffic and lifetime map updates.

Which GPS Navigator Is Best for Me?

These guidance devices could end up saving you hours in the car. Here's how to choose the GPS product that meets your needs and budget.

Garmin's Premium Nuvi 3790T Loads Up on Features but Has Glaring Omissions, Too

Top-of-line dedicated GPS device is packed with features, including a high-resolution screen, but it lacks lifetime map updates.

GPS Options: Many Ways to Find Your Way

We compared five best-of-breed navigation systems--in your phone, on your dash, or built right into your car--to see which ones do the best job of pointing you in the right direction.

Magellan Maestro 4700

Magellan's Maestro line of GPS devices has always been designed to appeal to consumers who are willing to pay more for more features. And that's still true of...

Magellan RoadMate 1700

If you're looking for a portable GPS navigation device with a mammoth screen, Magellan's RoadMate 1700 could be just the thing.

Magellan RoadMate 1700

If your vehicle can accommodate a GPS device with an enormous 7-inch screen, the RoadMate will prove to be a worthwhile travel companion.

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