Updating maps for gps
You'd have to order your update on CD, DVD, or SD card and wait for it to arrive in the mail.These days, fresh map data is often only a download away, but that doesn't make it any less of a pain in the butt.
Garmin pioneered free course updates (companies used to charge significant annual fees for this).
A GPS device is only as good as its maps, so you want to make sure that you have the newest, most accurate map data available before you hit the road.
This week, we're taking a look at the process of updating the map data on Garmin's Nuvi line of portable navigation devices.
Updating your Garmin maps has become easier over the past few years, as the company has streamlined its maps update processes and access points.
However, map updating has also become more complex, as we use more devices for more activities, and we access updates online.
The app will give you the options of updating your software or maps or syncing your data.