Features July 2014 Issue

Garmin 741xs Goes Wireless

Versatile 741xs offers a lot of punch in a low-price package.

Planned obsolescence is probably the most irksome way to keep manufacturing costs down and inspire us to buy stuff. Each time a new or updated line of multi-function devices appear, we ask ourselves if the new version represents real value, or are the engineers just adding another tower to their Lego castle, while the marketing folks ponder adding an umlaut or X to the product name.

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