Niall O Broin writes:
> On 13 Apr 2007, at 08:42, Bernard-Joseph Roche wrote:
>> > I want to buy a GPS system that I can easily move from car to car,
> > have good maps for Ireland & Spain and be able to update/manage
> > through Linux. I don't want something connected to a laptop as I drive
> > just something small and simple. Ideally something which can remember
> > locations with a simple name like "home", "office" or "airport".
> > I realise the question is more GPS than Linux but I would appreciate
> > any guidance (no pun intended).
>> I'm not a user of such devices but I was recently told by a Linux
> consultancy customer of mine (how's that for a pathetic attempt at
> dragging this on-topic?) during an idle chat that he bought a couple
> of such devices from O2 and they were very good, because they had
> good maps. Apparently the map quality of these devices varies
> enormously. Something to be aware of when making a choice, I guess.
I'm no expert either, just an onlooker -- but I'd guess it's probably the
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