Posted: August 1, 2013
Satellite Communicator w/GPS $299 (plus subscription)Staying in touch with the outside world provides more than just a social life — it’s one of the best emergency tools at your disposal. But what if you’re out of reach of traditional communication methods? Satellite phones are one solution. DeLorme’s inReach Satellite Communicator is another. It provides worldwide coverage, like its predecessor, but it does more. Have an iPhone or an Android phone handy? The inReach can sync with it via Bluetooth, turning your mobile device into a global satellite communicator and navigational tool. Real-time GPS location, tracking and text messages are overlaid on the digital maps for easy navigation and position location. InReach owners also get unlimited access to DeLorme’s topographic maps and North American NOAA charts.