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The Garmin nüvi Pocket Guide, Second Edition by Jason D. O’Grady

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5. Dynamic Content

A few years ago, GPS receivers began offering more than just directions. Some advanced GPS units provided additional features such as playing back various types of media, including audiobooks, MP3s, and pictures. (Media playback on the nüvi is covered in Chapter 8, “Advanced Features.”)

One feature that’s a perfect fit for GPS receivers is the ability to display traffic patterns on a route, in real time. After all, if you’re driving somewhere, wouldn’t it be nice to know about any traffic problems ahead without having to flip through the radio dial to find a traffic report? Modern nüvis have this feature built in—and more.

This type of dynamic content is a boon for nüvi users. This chapter focuses on the functions ...

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