Tag Archives: sat nav

Review: The TomTom Start 24 Europe

Posted on 01st March 2012 by ConnorSephton TomTom-Start-1

The TomTom Start 24 Europe offers something a little unique; the device has maps that cover the whole of Europe and beyond, from France to Germany and Turkey to Russia. Not only that, but it even has an integrated mount with a flip screen. The foldaway map is really..

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Review: The TomTom XL IQ

Posted on 01st March 2012 by ConnorSephton Livorno Back+Bracket  FA 001

The TomTom XL IQ may be at an entry-level price, but that doesn’t meanit’s underpowered. This new sat nav offers some of the latest and greatest features available, which completely trump what smart phones can offer. On its 4.3” touch screen, you’ll receive 3D imaging that allows you to..

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Review: The TomTom VIA LIVE 120

Posted on 01st March 2012 by ConnorSephton A comparison between a Garmin sat nav and the TomTom Via LIVE 120

The TomTom VIA Live 120 UK is a higher-end sat nav model designed for people who travel a lot. If you’re looking for something simple and low priced, then this isn’t for you. Retailing at around £180, it’s not exactly cheap. It does, however, pack a punch. The device..

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Review: The Garmin nuvi 1440

Posted on 01st March 2012 by ConnorSephton All rights reserved by Ram-Mount

adobe acrobat updates p>With a 5-inch touch screen, the Garmin nuvi 1440 is the perfect device for people who wear glasses when driving, or just want a little extra space on the screen. It also has a Micro SD card slot, which allows you to store more maps, addresses,..

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Europe’s first sat nav satellites have finally been launched

Posted on 01st March 2012 by ConnorSephton satellite

Just a matter of months ago, the very first satellite navigation satellites ere launched from a Russian rocket. The Galileo spacecraft will provide independence for Europe from America’s GPS system. When the satellite is complete, the European satellite network will be considerably more accurate, and able to pinpoint locations..

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Renault plans to incorporate iPhone sat nav app into its new Twingo

Posted on 01st March 2012 by ConnorSephton Renault_2004

The French car manufacturer Renault has decided that CoPilot Live will be the app that runs the new sat nav system incorporated into its new Twingo model. The hatchback vehicle will use an Oxygen Audio System to incorporate speech functions and full sat nav capabilities directly into the car...

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Order your lunch from your sat nav

Posted on 01st March 2012 by ConnorSephton McDonalds Logo

Japan are offering yet another innovative device, well before the west have even begun to think about something like this – they are now testing a sat nav system that lets motorists order fast food and a range of other kinds of food directly from their sat nav. The..

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Tom Tom under pressure as smartphones dominate sat nav market

Posted on 01st March 2012 by ConnorSephton sgps

The struggling Dutch sat nav manufacturer Tom Tom is under increasing pressure to alter its business model, after smart phones began dominating the sat nav market. The manufacturer has said that sales and profits have recently begun to fall, and will continue to do so throughout 2012 as more..

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