TAG: Handheld

New iThing charting apps, EarthNC & eSeaChart
Not one but two iPhone NOAA raster charting apps debuted last week, and I had had a little Beta time with each.  EarthNC for iPhone costs $25 and incorporates some fresh thinking and a lot of the resources EarthNC has ...
SiMON2, for iPad & "smaller" yachts
The press release calls SiMON2 "the first alarm monitoring system for the new Apple iPad," which seems odd given what we've already seen from InteliSea.  I think what Palladium Technologies was trying to say is that SiMON2 is the first ...
Verizon Droid Incredible, indeed it is
While it's been disappointing to learn that carrying around two smart phones does not make a guy extra smart, I am incredibly happy about owning that Verizon Droid Incredible at left.  It's not a phone I'd recommend to everyone -- ...
The damn iPad: iNavX, X-Traverse, Navimatics & AC
It's so sad:  Nowadays when I contemplate my amazing portfolio of iPhone marine apps (discussed here, here, here, and elsewhere) in iTunes, featured ...
Inmarsat, Iridium, & Globalstar…the horse race
Competitive heat is really building in the portable global sat phone/messenger sector, and once it gets sorted, it's got to be good news for those of ...
Garmin visit #2, GPSMap 78
Today Garmin introduced the GPSMap 78 series, an apparently major refresh of the 76 series long popular with boaters.  While I only got to fiddle ...
Dry Case for iPhone & Touch, gaumy but good
"Gaumy" is great Maine word for something kind of messy or awkward (there are numerous spellings), and it came to mind when I tested ...

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