dealsgarmin nuvi755t 4.3" gps navigation with lifetime…

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I have a 750 and love it.. I love that you can play mp3's (via SD card) on the GPS (plugged into my stereo via patch cable) and the directions will interupt the mp3s, then go back to the mp3.

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You can keep the one with Lifetime Traffic reports.

I'm waiting for the one with Lifetime Map upgrades!

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@killjoy: Try the new 4-digit models, or other brands. Larger screens these days, and often bundled with Lifetime Maps. $150 for a TomTom with both Lifetimes at Costco website right now.

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The traffic is pretty cool. But only as good as you know the area. It's recalculation based on traffic can put you in a worse situation if you do not know the area. And as always, these damn things do not take into consideration being stuck at every traffic light when showing ETA or calculating fastest route. Also, I have 2 choices everyday to take to work from home, it picks which ever one it wants, no rhyme or reason. Generally picks the longer way with the extra toll. Just sayin. My observations after 6 months of daily use.

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Does anyone know what this uses for Lifetime Traffic? It only says FM on the newegg web site but if it's using MSN like Alpine does that's going away pretty soon.

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@killjoy: Picked up the Garmin 1300LM (lifetime maps) for about $100 around Christmas time. That is after using the 1300T equipped in the company vehicle I drive.

Love the unit, big clear screen, and very slim. But yes, the traffic is useless or worse. Showed no delays when an overturned semi shut down the entire interstate for over an hour. Or shows a 15 minute delay & red lines over the section of interstate that I was zooming along on at 70+ mph. Actually took its recommended detour once in an area I wasn't very familiar with, and creeped along hitting every stop light around a huge shopping mall. Took me at least three times as long as if I'd just stayed on the interstate which was nonetheless a bit congested.

Can't say from experience how the 755 compares to the 1300, but I wholeheartedly agree: maps, not traffic, is the freebie you want to get.

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I remember reading that the MSN thing is actually done by broadcasting over unused FM airspace, so if it says that's how it pulls traffic info, it's likely MSN.

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I wonder how long GPSs will last with Google Maps on the iPhone and Android devices and such.