Guide to Buying a Garmin Nuvi GPS

Specializing in mounts for many years, I eventually became somewhat of an expert in GPS models.  As I was walking around an electronics store, I realized that it’s kind of difficult to understand all the features available in the GPS world and one could benefit from reading a quick article on the topic. Not too long ago, everyone owned a GPS.  They were cheap, accurate and easy to use.  I wouldn’t drive without one.  Today is a different world.  Everyone has a smartphone and great GPS apps such as Waze are available for free. Standalone GPS units don’t fly off … Read more…

Garmin Nuvi 2789LMT Motorcycle and Car Mounts

In what has become a niche market for larger GPS units, the Garmin Nuvi 2789LMT is Garmin’s 2015 entry in the 7″ screen market.  The 7-inch pinch-to-zoom display operates similarly to what you would find on any smartphone.  This GPS includes a lot of premium features including lifetime traffic, bluetooth and voice recognition.  The GPS also integrates with Foursquare for restaurants and entertainment although you will likely use your smartphone for this purpose instead of the Nuvi. We’ll review mounting options in a bit.  Like other Garmin traffic enabled GPS devices, guard the cable with your life.  Your traffic subscription is tied to the … Read more…