I would like to use my ipod touch as a car GPS. Best solution?

Discussion in 'iPod touch Accessories' started by Meever, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. Meever macrumors 6502a

    Jun 30, 2009
    I want to consolidate all my little gadgets into one. What would be the best solution? GPS dock? Some secret obscure 3rd party attachment?

    Thanks for your help guys
  2. skiltrip macrumors 68030

    May 6, 2010
    New York
    I looked into this. It's honestly way more economical and sensible to just get a refurb'd Garmin for $79. You're going to pay more than $100 to make your iPod touch do the same thing, and possibly not as good as the dedicated Garmin unit will do.
  3. Tikker macrumors newbie

    May 23, 2010

    the dual AV gps dock is pretty great

    but it's basically the same cost as a very decent standalone GPS
  4. PARider macrumors newbie

    Sep 4, 2010
    There are good iPod Touch GPS Options

    The iPod Touch, including the new 4th gen, can make a good navigation device, as long as you keep in mind the limitation of not being able to download maps and POI data when away from a WiFi connection. There are two other good GPS nav options for the Touch, including the TomTom and Magellan Car Kits and associated apps. Found a good overview/review of options at:

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