Hewlett Packard has a new entry (end of October 2006) in the GPS market with the rx5900 Series Windows Mobile 5 Pocket PC. Itís a PDA with a SiRFstarIII GPS receiver and beaucoup maps and mapping software already installed. You get TomTom Navigator6, a snazzy 400 Megahertz Samsung processor with 64 meg of RAM and some 2 gigabytes of ROM to accommodate the maps all in a handleable six ounce case.
Some of the installed tools for the road include weather forecasts (global), currency, measurements and clothing size conversions, a built in WiFi to get up to date travel info or your latest email, and all the capabilities that Bluetooth can provide. But donít stop thereÖadd on mp3 player, photo display, video viewing and the latest games. Accessories include the necessary car mount, car charger and the multi cables. HP offers different models, depending on your location, US, Europe, Asia.
Itís about $600 and a versatile do almost anything mobile pc.