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Old 11-06-2005, 07:52 PM   #1
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Default Microsoft Streets and Trips GPS 2006 w/ GPS Locator

Hey guys, check this out. Microsoft's new software with real GPS navigator:

http://www.microsoft.com/streets/Pro...s.aspx?pid=001

It's USB powered to your laptop so you could be driving anywhere using voice activated realtime GPS system. But here's the big question: are there any monthly charges for satellite air time to work with the GPS system? If there's no charge, but for the program itself, I'm ordering it right now online.
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Old 11-06-2005, 08:12 PM   #2
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Default Re: Microsoft Streets and Trips GPS 2006 w/ GPS Locator

Why? If im going somewhere I take a map, they normally cost like 50 cents at any given gas station
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Old 11-06-2005, 08:42 PM   #3
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Just to be high tech. It's like having a real GPS system in your car, but you are lugging a laptop around at the same time. It's like having internet in your car. I'm always going to a lot of places and I've been using Yahoo Maps for the past few years now. It would be so nice to have this technology in my car. But if I have to pay every month to get a satellite link-up just to use the GPS system, I rather stick with Yahoo.
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