If you love MSN Direct, and if you have a thing for the in-car GPS, you are going to go wild for this next item! Alpine has just announced its newest, the PND-K3msn. This is the MSN-ified version of the PND-K3
, sporting text-to-speech functionality, an SD slot, MP3 support, Bluetooth, 3D map view, highway junction view, and a slew of services from MSN Direct (including real-time traffic, weather, gas prices, and movie times). A three month subscription comes with the $299.95 purchase price, after which the service will run you $49.95 / year or $129.95 for a lifetime membership.