Archive for the ‘Sat Navs & GPS’ Category

LiveMap: A Motorbike helmet with GPS navigation built in

LiveMap: A Motorbike helmet with GPS navigation built in

For many car drivers Sat Nav is standard issue these days. Gone are the days where we reached for the maps because, more often than not, we simply plug in our little device and let it get us from A to B without even thinking.

However, few motorcyclists have got that luxury. That could soon …

Official TomTom app for Android coming in October

Official TomTom app for Android coming in October

The official TomTom app is now coming to Android in October after an announcement by TomTom at this week’s IFA electronics event in Germany.

TomTom will be previewing the official app on the Android SO this week at the IFA and will be set to release the actual app in October so Android customer can …

Google Maps Steps Indoors – 40 Shops, Stations and Stadiums Covered in U.K Update

Google Maps Steps Indoors - 40 Shops, Stations and Stadiums Covered in U.K Update

Google Maps has stepped it up again – and stepped indoors – for its latest update to the location and direction app on Android devices in the United Kingdom.


Available now on smartphones and tablets packing Android 2.2 Froyo and above, Google Maps 6.0 delivers the usual street based directions for drivers, public transport users …

Nike+ SportWatch: Running Gadget Comes in Four New Colours With TomTom GPS & Distance Tracking

Nike+ SportWatch: Running Gadget Comes in Four New Colours With TomTom GPS & Distance Tracking

There’s far too little time for us to get in top shape to participate in this year’s London 2012 Olympic Games, but if you want to start training for next year’s event then help is at hand – or wrist – as is the case with a super-smart personal trainer called the Nike+ Sportwatch, which …

Apple Patents Hands-Free Steering Wheel Remote

Apple Patents Hands-Free Steering Wheel Remote
Apple are finally turning its minds towards the in Car Market that it has...

TomTom Partners with RIM for New Traffic Apps & Launches New 6″ Start 60 Model

TomTom Partners with RIM for New Traffic Apps & Launches New 6" Start 60 Model
TomTom announces partnership with RIM & apps for BlackBerry, as well as revealing new TomTom Start 60 gadget with 6-inch display.

TomTom Go Live Redesigned for Caravan & Camper – Avoids Narrow Roads & High Bridges

TomTom Go Live Redesigned for Caravan & Camper - Avoids Narrow Roads & High Bridges
Wide Load? TomTom’s got it covered – with a new version of its leading Sat Nav (GPS) gadget which caters for our slightly larger road caravans & campers.

No GPS Issue Plagues TomTom Devices for Days – Caused by ‘Leap Year Bug’

No GPS Issue Plagues TomTom Devices for Days - Caused by 'Leap Year Bug'

Thousands of TomTom satellite navigation units have been plagued by an issue whereby a GPS signal cannot be obtained, with some users experiencing the issue for days on end.

The problem started on March 31st and has continued until now, affecting a range of different models including the recent Start 25 and Go Live …

TomTom App Update for iPhone Uses Facebook Location Tags to Navigate to Your Location

TomTom App Update for iPhone Uses Facebook Location Tags to Navigate to Your Location

The TomTom sat-nav app for Apple’s iPhone and iPad will soon be getting an update – and amongst the latest tweaks and tinkerings comes a social addition which both addresses the trend of location tagging, but also proves to be quite alarming..

“According to recent studies, the vast majority of iPhone users use Facebook on …

Stephen Fry Becomes Latest Celeb to Give Voice to TomTom Sat Nav

Stephen Fry Becomes Latest Celeb to Give Voice to TomTom Sat Nav

Thesp and tech-savvy celeb Stephen Fry has donated his recognisably well-spoken tones to TomTom, becoming the latest fan favourite to have his voice included on the GPS gadget.

The actor, comedian and QI host joins much-requested icons such as Brian Blessed, Darth Vader as well as Sesame Street duo Bert & Ernie and from today …