Saw It Liked It: Delorme InReach Explorer
Some day, there will be an easy, affordable, and lightweight way to combine smartphone with satellite capabilities for text and emergencies. Until then, we’ll have to be happy with incremental progress, like the Delorme InReach Explorer. Previous InReach models simply connected to your phone the Explorer handheld gives you GPS capabilities and rudimentary mapping, as well as letting you send and receive texts via satellite. Most compelling, you aren’t tethered to an annual contract, but can buy monthly use.