Mio GPS Replacement Car Mount Options

Back in the golden days of GPS devices, before the time of smartphones and Waze, there were a lot of GPS manufacturers.  Mio was one of them.  Mio made a line of lower priced GPS devices and sold them all over the world, including North America and Europe.  I don’t think they are sold in the US any longer, and I know it’s almost impossible to find any mounts.  This article is written for those that have a Mio GPS, and it’s working fine for them, but the mount doesn’t work any longer. Mio made a variety of GPS devices. … Read more…

Keeping the Glare Off

We receive a lot of questions about glare especially on GPS units and tablets.  For GPS units, glare can be a real problem when used on the car windshield or motorcycle.  While we aren’t aware of any GPS units that use an anti glare surface, we wonder why they don’t.  For some reason it seems like the glare on TomTom GPS units are the worst.  At least, that’s what our readers tell us.  Garmin also has a similar issue but not as bad as TomTom.  We get a lot of inquiries from iPad users.  That glossy touchscreen doesn’t help at all when … Read more…

Protecting your GPS with Cases and Screen Protectors

You spent a lot of money on your GPS.  These devices are easily scratched so don’t just throw it in your gym bag, purse or glove compartment when not in use.  Consider adding a carry case or pouch.  We always wondered why the manufacturers do not include one, going back to when GPS units first came into fashion, the manufacturers would include a pouch in the box.  Well, suppose times are tough now, so the consumer is faced with purchasing a carry case for their GPS.  There are plenty to choose from for your Garmin, Magellan, TomTom, Mio, Nextar or … Read more…