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Furuno MaxSea TimeZero 2010, valuable dual Navionics/C-Map & more
Last February Furuno made a lot of promises about improved charting in NavNet3D and MaxSea TimeZero, and it seems to be making good on all of them.  At least the North American MapMedia versions of "C-Map by Jeppesen" vector charts ...
Green Marine monitors, first look
Yes, the photo is largely under exposed, but the point was to illustrate the relative brightness of the new Green Marine LED-backlit AWM-1900 monitor I checked out in the lab last week.  I think it would be usable in sunny ...
Garmin 2010, GPSMap 740 and GMR 604 xHD first looks
Garmin may have lost its bid for Raymarine last week, but, as noted, there's plenty of evidence that it's building a daunting marine electronics line on its own.  Check out the little  GPSMap 740s and the big GMR 604 xHD ...
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 ...
eLoran deader, GPS wounded
How horribly ironic!  The screen above is grabbed from a USCG video showing the demolition of Alaska's tallest structure, a Loran tower that might ...
Coastal Explorer & ActiveCaptain, YES!
Take a good long gander at the full size screen above.  That's Coastal Explorer 2010 in Guide Book mode, which already offered a wealth of port ...
ActiveCaptain Launches Major Website Upgrade
Jeffrey Siegel said this week that the ActiveCaptain “X” beta website, under development for the past year, is now fully launched and live, providing everything from a new user interface to NOAA charts and Microsoft Virtual Earth cartography.  The website ...
A World Magnetic Model reminder, courtesy Maretron
Is your boat's World Magnetic Model up to date?  Does it matter?  It may be a sign of Miami new product overload (here and ...

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