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New Garmin GPS Voices: Yoda, Vader

'Star Wars' sound effects, music included too

(Newser) - Good news for those of you who are sick of the generic voice dictating directions from your Garmin GPS: Now you can have Yoda or Darth Vader order you around instead. The Star Wars voices can be downloaded for $12.99 each on Garmin's website , and the best part... More »

Garmin Drops Out of Tele Atlas Bidding

GPS maker's shares soar after allowing rival TomTom to acquire map provider

(Newser) - Garmin, the world’s top GPS producer, dropped its $3.3 billion bid for mapmaker Tele Atlas yesterday, allowing rival TomTom to seal the deal. That may prove a long-term disadvantage for Garmin, but investors love the non-deal, sending shares up 16%, their best gain in five years. “There’... More »

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