Comments: 0Friday, January 22nd 2010 - 13:25 CET
Not only Motorola smartphones of the newest Motorola Android cell phones were shown during the CES, but also Motorola navigation was present. It seems as if Motorola has all the wind in its sails and is launching one product after the other, and receiving a mostly positive response. Internally, it was necessary for Motorola to reorganize, as they have thrown all the old dead weight overboard and with a fresh wind, a little help from Google’s Android, we are now seeing a different Motorola from the years before. Innovative, fast and driven by an open source, 2010 promises to be an interesting year for Motorola. The Motorola Motonav TN700 is such a new navigation product.
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Comments: 0Thursday, January 14th 2010 - 21:55 CET
Garmin announces its new golf specific GPS handheld, the touchscreen Garmin Approach G3. Smaller, lighter and at a lower cost than similar models, Garmin Approach G3 was announced in conjunction with the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. Weighing just 5.25 ounces, Garmin Approach G3 gets up to 15 hours of battery life from two AA batteries (NiMH or lithium are recommended). Preloaded with a database of more than 12,000 course maps (and growing), and powered by two AA batteries, the Garmin Approach G3 golf GPS is ready for a round just minutes after being taken out of the box. There are no subscriptions or annual fees that are common in golf technology.
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Comments: 0Monday, January 4th 2010 - 14:10 CET
Garmin announced the Oregon 450t and 450 touch screen GPS devices, the newest of Garmin’s next-generation outdoor handhelds now compatible with the online community at Garmin Connect as well as Garmin’s free Custom Maps utility for transferring paper or digital maps onto your compatible handheld. The Garmin Oregon 450t and Oregon 450 outdoor GPS handhelds are the latest breakthroughs from Garmin, which has spent 20 years developing technologies and innovations to enhance users’ lives, making Garmin a household name in the automotive, aviation, marine, wireless, outdoor and fitness industries.
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Comments: 0Friday, December 4th 2009 - 02:30 CET
Garmin expands its relationship with BMW Motorrad, the companies have developed the next generation BMW Motorrad Navigator, the Navigator IV, a motorcycle-friendly GPS navigator that is based on Garmin’s zūmo 660. The BMW Motorrad Navigator IV takes the best of Garmin’s navigation technology and adds exclusive, BMW specific features such as a customized mount, preloaded BMW dealer database, unique audio and Bluetooth handling capabilities, and more.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, December 2nd 2009 - 21:45 CET
TomTom, provider of GPS navigation solutions and digital maps, announces a special edition of the TomTom XXL family of products - the TomTom XXL 540S World Traveler Edition. Drivers can now enjoy Tom Tom’s premium technologies, optimal routing and latest maps of the U.S., Canada and Europe, all on an extra-large five-inch screen. “TomTom’s XXL GPS navigation products have been well received by consumers for their large, clear displays. The TomTom XXL 540S World Traveler Edition appeals to globetrotters who appreciate a wide screen, a sleek design and the assurance that their routes are always the most efficient regardless of their destination,” said Jocelyn Vigreux, president of Tom Tom.
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Comments: 0Wednesday, December 2nd 2009 - 19:20 CET
TomTom and Renault introduce the world's first feature upgrade for embedded navigation. For the first time, users of an embedded navigation system can get new advanced routing features without buying a whole new system. Carminat TomTom users can now benefit from even smarter and more efficient navigation, in addition to safer driving. The updated Carminat TomTom will plan the fastest route by using the driving experiences of millions of TomTom users worldwide (IQ Routes). Motorists will also drive safer and less stressed with the popular advanced lane guidance, which gives clarity when navigating difficult junctions and crossing multiple lanes.
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Comments: 0Friday, November 27th 2009 - 15:55 CET
Garmin, leader in satellite navigation, announce the availability of Custom Maps, a free, simple process that helps users transform the maps they currently have - in paper or digital form - into downloadable maps for compatible Garmin GPS outdoor handhelds. “Free Garmin Custom Maps can be used by anyone wanting to bring their favorite locations to life,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales. “Potential users include new students on college campuses, experienced hunters on game areas, and the millions of visitors to zoos, amusement parks and botanical gardens.”
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Comments: 0Friday, November 27th 2009 - 14:36 CET
Proving that quality, simplicity and style can mix, TomTom introduces the TomTom Start in Europe. Tom Tom Start is an entry-level car GPS navigation solution that represents the ultimate in easy-to-use, smart route planning. The new TomTom Start car GPS is specifically designed for occasional drivers and drivers who haven’t had a chance to experience the benefits of car navigation. The simplified menu displays a two button user interface, ‘Plan route’ and ‘Browse map’. The TomTom Start is lightweight, has a compact 3.5” screen and has a semi-fixed Easy Port mount, making the whole navigation package fit into a pocket, small bag or glove compartment.
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Comments: 0Friday, November 27th 2009 - 13:00 CET
TomTom, the world’s leading provider of portable navigation solutions and digital maps, announces a new addition to the world’s best selling portable navigation device portfolio, the TomTom XL 335S. The new TomTom XL 335S GPS incorporates a design that features a 4.3 inch touchscreen, text to speech, TomTom’s innovative IQ Routes Technology and Advanced Lane Guidance. The TomTom XL 335S makes smart use of the driving experiences of millions of TomTom users worldwide. It taps into over 800 billion speed measurements on the map to plan the fastest route and allows users to make their own map changes and benefit from thousands of free map corrections made by Tom Tom users every day.
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Comments: 0Thursday, November 26th 2009 - 14:20 CET
Zoombak, the leader in Personal GPS tracking devices that let consumers track the things that are most important to them - from children to teenage drivers to employees and cars - launched the Zoombak mobile application for the Apple iPhone. The new iPhone app lets consumers locate their Zoombak tracking devices using Advanced GPS technology. A-GPS technology combines GPS and cell phone technology for faster and more accurate locates. Zoombak users can use the Apple iPhone app to find their Zoombak devices on-demand in real-time. When a user clicks “Find Now”, the current location of the selected device is displayed on a map, along with detailed location information including street address, speed, direction and latitude / longitude.
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