Magellan SporTrak Color GPS, $449
32MB database stores up to 20 routes showing streets, landmarks, and more.
LIABILITIES Using the backlight will sharply cut your battery life.
BOTTOM LINE Finding your way is way cool with this jewel.
Garmin iQue 3600, $549
PDA-plus-GPS shows directions to hundreds of businesses, hotels, and restaurants.
LIABLILITIES Take a look at the hefty price tag. Plus, it’s sometimes slow to lock onto the right satellite.
BOTTOM LINE With highly accurate maps and turn-by-turn voice directions, you’re king of the road.
DeLorme Earthmate GPS for Handhelds, $240
Adds GPS capability to your laptop, Pocket PC, or Palm device.
LIABILITIES Small type makes some street and place names difficult to read.
BOTTOM LINE A low-cost way to explore the GPS world.