Magellan updating maps and software
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Says to unplug unit to complete update, and when you do so, it asks you to plug in and retry. I am switching back to Garmin - much more reliable and consistent. Now they have come out with "map upgrades" and use Smart GPS Eco for these "updates" which do not include "upgrades." Smart GPS Eco does not tell me what the latest map version is, and will not tell me exactly what I should be updating.
Despite the advanced capabilities of modern smartphones, GPS devices are still widely used in cars.
Unfortunately, their limited functionality makes it difficult to manage information or to keep the devices up to date, but in many cases, the manufacturers roll out special software for this purpose.
Map updates sends me in circles and gets me nowhere.
I had to guess for myself that map upgrades were the new updates, and that they weren't included in my "lifetime map" unit.