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Tips to help your sat nav to receive satellites

Posted on 28th February 2012 by ConnorSephton Sat nav satellitees

One problem that sat nav users often have is the inability to get a satellite signal. Occasionally your sat nav will work fine, and other times, simply not receive any signal at all. First off, remember that sat navs don’t usually work indoors. Simple! The second think you should..

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Sat nav that reacts to emotion soon to be released?

Posted on 28th February 2012 by ConnorSephton TomTom-940

Perhaps one of the most interesting rumours circulating is that there will soon be a sat nav device that is able to react to human emotion. Road rage could hence soon become a thing of the past! The sat navs being designed are reported to soon be able to..

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Remember to update your sat nav

Posted on 28th February 2012 by ConnorSephton usbcable1

One thing you must remember when you’re using a sat nav is that you’re driving, not the GPS system! You need to remember to trust your instinct and use common sense when you’re using a sat nav. There are many reports of people driving into rivers and turning down..

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Stay safe with your sat nav

Posted on 28th February 2012 by ConnorSephton Image courtesy of The AA

Sat navs are great ways to get to the right place with ease, but you need to use your brain when using your sat nav. One of the most important things you need to do is ensure that you use all of the features on the device. Say for..

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How does a sat nav work?

Posted on 28th February 2012 by ConnorSephton All rights reserved by the BBC

Sat nav systems work by using a large network of satellites orbiting the earth, and this is called GPS. The satellites communicate with each other, and by comparing the signals from a range of different satellites, your satellite navigation device will be able to pinpoint its precise position on..

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Features to look for in a sat nav

Posted on 28th February 2012 by ConnorSephton u_08764436

One of the best features to look for in a sat nav is the touch screen, though, they’re pretty common. Most sat navs these days use a touch screen, given that they’re easy to operate when you’re in the car. Rarely, you’ll see sat navs with keyboards, and this..

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Which sat nav size is for me?

Posted on 28th February 2012 by ConnorSephton All rights reserved by Sat Nav Discounts

There are many different sizes of sat navs out there, generally ranging from 3.5” to 4.7”. Choosing the size depends on a couple of things. Often the main reason for purchasing a smaller sat nav is your budget. Most small devices will cost less, and of course, the larger..

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Could sat nav technology be used for cheaper insurance premiums?

Posted on 20th February 2012 by ConnorSephton Image courtesy of Autonational

The AA has announced a brand-new car insurance initiative which enables their customers to receive cheaper premiums through the use of sat nav technology. The policy involves customers installing a black box into their vehicle which monitors their speed, the severity of their braking, and which roads they use..

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