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Garmin cityXplorer mapping update

Garmin cityxplorer

Garmin cityxplorer

Garmin the global leader in satellite navigation, have released the latest Garmin cityXplorer mapping update for London. If you’re heading for the capital for some world-class sport this summer, trust cityXplorer pedestrian maps to help you navigate to all the key sites. [Read more…]

Product Launched By TomTom And Motaquote

TomTom teams with Motaquote

TomTom teams with Motaquote

TomTom has made a landmark move into the insurance market by providing the technology behind a new insurance product, which bases premiums on driving behaviour. [Read more…]

Most Accurate Live Traffic Map

TomTom Live Map

TomTom Live Map

TomTom, the world’s leading provider of location and navigation products and services, today launches a live traffic map giving online access to the best traffic information available. Powered by TomTom HD Traffic, the new live traffic map enables anyone online to view the up-to-the-minute traffic situation in their local area. Available now in 18 countries, the live traffic map can be viewed at [Read more…]

Garmin Top Three In The Which? Test

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Garmin Top Three In The Which? Sat Nav Test Lab
Garmin, the global leaders in satellite navigation has again topped the ‘Which? Test Lab’ charts receiving the top three places in the Sat Nav’s group test. The overall winner was the nüvi 3760T the thinnest sat nav currently available on the market, in second place was the nüvi 1690 with live traffic and live connected services and in third place was the nüvi 1310. [Read more…]

Let Your Garmin Nuvi Talk The Na’Vi

Tired of hearing the same old sat nav voice? You’ve now arrived at your “tìkan” (destination). In celebration of the release of AVATAR Extended Collector’s Edition on Blu-ray and DVD this week you can now customize your Garmin nüvi with Na’vi voice directions. Due to growing demand from the public, Garmin has released customized directions in the native language of Avatar’s Na’vis, which are downloadable on the Garmin website. ( [Read more…]

TomTom Announces New Generation GO LIVE 1000 Sat Nav

Amsterdam  – TomTom previews the GO LIVE 1000, the first in a whole new generation of navigation devices, designed to bring real-time services to millions of drivers.

The new TomTom GO LIVE 1000 is the first TomTom product completely designed for connectivity. Based around a powerful ARM 11 500 Mhz processor, the device also showcases a new Webkit-based user interface and the latest capacitive touch screen technology. [Read more…]

Garmin-Asus Announces Newest Android Smartphone

Garmin-Asus, a co-branded alliance between Garmin® Ltd.  and ASUSTeK® Computer Inc. , have announced the Garmin-Asus A10, a touchscreen smartphone running on the Android™ platform that is optimized for pedestrian and in-car navigation. The A10 is expected to be available in mid-2010 in Europe and Asia-Pacific. [Read more…]

Garmin Right On With 2010 Music Festival Location Guides

Garmin global leaders in satellite navigation today launched the latest summer music festival free guide 2010 for all its nüvi range of sat-navs. From big-stage pop productions to local alternative events, Garmin has packed all the information you need into a quick and easy to download set of GPS coordinates and information on festival across the UK at

Just pick the festival you want to find information about and press ‘Go’ and your Garmin sat-nav will guide straight to where you need to go. The download comes complete with location, contact and ticket information, best routes and a host of information to get you there in one piece. With festival listings for the UK and Ireland stretching right through to September, you can trust Garmin to handle your summer music plans.

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School’s Unique ‘Sat Nav’ Invention

A unique ‘sat nav’ system is helping pupils at Sutton Valence School near Maidstone, Kent reach new heights of achievement in the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.

This year, 180 pupils are testing themselves to the limit with outdoor expeditions and new physical and sporting challenges, as well as learning new skills.

More than 100 of them are on track to complete the scheme by the end of the year, earning 16 Gold awards, 25 Silvers and 60 Bronzes, an outstanding record for the school.

All participants have to take part in outdoor expeditions, with those aiming for their Gold award spending four nights and five days trekking and camping in the Lake District.

But thanks to the technically creative talent of former pupil Balazs Janko and the school’s IT department, even if they get lost, staff always know where the group are!

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The Future Of Sat Nav Is Here And Free

Upstart Berlin developers rock the billion pound navigation industry with the release of skobbler, a new sat nav concept that will change the way we navigate forever.

Berlin, Germany, June 2010 – skobbler is teaming up with the iPhone and OpenStreetMap communities to make expensive sat nav and costly, out of date map updates a thing of the past. The iPhone 3G and 3GS compatible sat nav app skobbler is available to download for FREE at the UK App Store now.

The skobbler concept has already sent shockwaves throughout the established navigation industry with competitors across Europe and US drastically cutting their prices to try and divert attention away from what is bound to be ‘the future of sat nav’. And with good reason: skobbler navigation hit the No.1 spot in the US navigation app charts just last week and has been the best-selling navigation app in Germany for more than six months.

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