Excerpt: In a recent CNet review, the Mio 269 was knocked for its sluggish performance and a messy interface. The Mio is a hard drive based GPS device that gives you a bit of room to store MP3's to play later - although not while you are navigating for some terrible reason. so while Moi's website claims to have 500MB free for MP3 storage, and the box says 700MB, the actual drive shows 1GB free, whoops. I guess the tech dept didn't talk to the packaging department on this one.
Excerpt: The Mio 269 mobile navigation system is a hand held personal GPS receiver from Mio Technology. This is essentially the same basic system as the very successful, popular and cheaper Mio 268; both have a fully integrated antenna; touch screen; good functionality and excellent build quality in a beautiful, flat package.
Excerpt: is an interesting blend of GPS / Sat Nav with a beautiful screen and a hard drive with the added ability to play MP3s. So, do you really need an MP3 player that does navigation and vice versa? Why not?
Excerpt: Mio Technology's 269 is a straightforward, easy-to-use GPS navigation system that offers relatively detailed maps throughout Europe. It's also available with Continental US, Alaska, Hawaii and Canada maps. Encased in a sleek, ...