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We've been drooling over the GPRS-enabled, OpenMoko-powered Dash Express for what seems like forever now, but it's finally shipping -- and what's even better, the price has dropped $200 to $399. Pre-order customers can expect a note from Dash alerting them to a refund of the difference sometime soo...

March 26th 2008 at 11:41pm 0 Comments
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Just a quick word out there to Dash Express early adopters (and anyone else considering the new GPS system), units are shipping a little later than expected. Specifically, they'll be going on March 27th to pre-order customers, so keep an eye on that mailbox next month.

February 21st 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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We're already pretty high on the Dash Express, but the company sweetened the pot a little this morning by announcing that the unit is based on OpenMoko's Neo open-source hardware platform. The Dash Express is first commercial product to use the OpenMoko GT0X reference platform, which is an updated...

January 2nd 2008 at 1:06pm 0 Comments
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We recently got to take a Dash Express beta unit for a spin, and while they're still gluing all the software together behind the scenes in anticipation of launch, we did spot the makings of a few obvious and ridiculously useful features new users can expect in February. Besides the stuff we've alre...

December 17th 2007 at 1:33am 0 Comments
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The final pieces are falling into place for Dash, which finished with the Dash Express public beta and finally has a price for the unit and service. Prepared to plunk down $600 for the device and three months of service, and $13 per month thereafter? (That's month to month, or you can do $11 per mo...

December 17th 2007 at 12:15am 0 Comments
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Geo-caching and maps mashup nerds: sit up and take notice. The connected GPS hardware startup -- fresh off its redesign and FCC approval -- is coming clean some new geo-feeds integration, which will allow the device to pull up custom geoRSS / KML feeds of user-generated points of interest over its...

October 19th 2007 at 9:14am 0 Comments
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Well, would you look at that -- the Dash Express has navigated itself into the FCC's tell-all database. Not much here you didn't already know -- 4.3-inch display, WiFi, cell, and GPS radios, two-way traffic updates and travel-time estimation, and slightly redesigned casing -- but it looks like ther...

October 16th 2007 at 3:31pm 0 Comments
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More than a year after its initial tease, the Dash Express receives a much needed makeover in preparation for its overdue commercial outing. The WiFi, cellular, and GPS packing navigator with two-way traffic updates and travel-time forecasting now features a larger 4.3-inch display, louder speaker,...

September 17th 2007 at 2:15am 0 Comments
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So Dash Navigation is officially announcing its public beta program (aka Dash National Road Test) of the Dash Express connected GPS nav unit. Having cruised around the SF bay area for the last six months, Dash apparently decided it was time to open the doors to 2000 early adopters who want to get t...

April 9th 2007 at 2:37am 0 Comments
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It's a GPS device; no, it's a WiFi enabled; no, it's a cellular device; wrong again, it's all three. It's Dash Navigation's Dash Express, the new dynamic GPS system which goes beyond today's rudimentary XM and FM traffic datacasting and gets to the nitty gritty. Not only is it able to pull location...

September 26th 2006 at 4:40am 0 Comments