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How to Make the Most of Your GPS

Make the Most of Your Car, Fitness, Handheld, Smartphone GPS

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Whether you use GPS for navigation while driving, sports and fitness, hiking and geocaching, or for location-based services, there are ways to make GPS technology work harder and work better for you.

Automotive
Bored with the stock vehicle in your Garmin's navigation screen? Here's how to download and install a plethora of cool and clever new vehicle icons.

Need to update your Garmin car GPS maps? Here's how to find, download, and install fresh maps.

While you're at it, try downloading and installing some fresh and funny new voices for Garmin or TomTom.

Sports & Fitness
If you're into golf, find out how to make the best use of golf GPS to cut strokes and improve your game.

It's also the right time of year to find out how to get back in shape with GPS for fitness and training.

Hiking & Geocaching
If you enjoy the outdoors, you may want to learn how to get started in geocaching, a high-tech treasure hunt. Even better, try geocaching with kids - they love it.

Ready to hit the hiking trails? Take a handheld GPS, and be sure to brush up on essential wilderness GPS skills.

You'll find all of these articles and much more in our Advice & Tips section.

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