You probably don’t even remember at this point, but Google completely changed the game when it introduced free unlimited voice-guided navigation on smartphones. Gone were the days of dedicated devices that required you to pay for map updates and then pay even more for live traffic info. Of course, smartphone navigation often isn’t a perfect solution either — you can burn through your data plan and your battery life as well. Thankfully, the popularity of smartphone navigation apps has caused prices of dedicated navigators to plummet.
Take this current Amazon sale, for example. From now until the end of the day on Saturday, July 30, you can get a TomTom VIA 1535TM 5-Inch Bluetooth GPS Navigator with Lifetime Traffic & Maps and Voice Recognition for just $90 shipped. More →