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  1. 7 Best Digital Add-Ons for Long Car Trips

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    Hit the road and make it easy with screens, coolers, GPS and more. Summer vacation is almost here and so are the road trips. Whether your simply driving up to the cottage or trekking across the country on the Trans Canada highway, you’ll want to have the best tech gadgets on your side, to help...
  2. TomTom VIA series of GPS devices now on sale

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    U.S. based TomTom today announced the availability of its VIA Series of GPS devices in the United States and Canada starting at $169. Previously announced at the Consumer Electronics Show, the devices feature a thinner design, brighter touch screen, new navigation software, Integrated Mount...
  3. TomTom VIA series of GPS devices now on sale

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    U.S. based TomTom today announced the availability of its VIA Series of GPS devices in the United States and Canada starting at $169. Previously announced at the Consumer Electronics Show, the devices feature a thinner design, brighter touch screen, new navigation software, Integrated Mount...
  4. TomTom iPhone app update adds Map Share technology

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    TomTom today announced that the latest version of its iPhone and iPod touch navigation app (version 1.6) is now available from the iTunes app store. The updated application includes the latest maps and TomTom's Map Share technology which enables TomTom users to make corrections to their own...
  5. GPS-enabled smartphones putting squeeze on GPS makers

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    According to Berg Insight, the penetration of Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs) is already quite high in Europe and North America, and sales increases in new areas aren't likely to be enough to offset the future decline in these larger markets. (In fact, Europe is already on the decline, though...
  6. TomTom introduces GO series GPS devices

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    U.S. based TomTom this week announced its next generation of GPS personal navigation devices are now on-sale in Canada. Features of TomTom GO 2405 and GO 2505 series of devices include an improved user interface which makes them easier to use; improved software algorithms which translate into...
  7. TomTom updates iPhone navigation app

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    TomTom today announced that the latest version of its iPhone and iPod touch navigation app (version 1.5) is now available from the iTunes app store. Features of the updated application include updated maps, enhanced graphics with support for retina display, more-responsive navigation and the...
  8. TomTom updates iPhone navigation app to V1.5

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    TomTom today announced that the latest version of its iPhone and iPod touch navigation app (version 1.5) is now available from the iTunes app store. Features of the updated application include updated maps, enhanced graphics with support for retina display, more-responsive navigation and the...
  9. TomTom GPS goes Looney Tunes

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    TomTom, provider of GPS devices and digital maps, today announced that it was bringing classic Looney Tunes celebrity voices to its navigation devices. Available now are the voices of Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam. Coming in October are the voices of Daffy Duck and Sylvester while Pepé Le Pew...
  10. TomTom GPS goes Looney Tunes

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    TomTom, provider of GPS devices and digital maps, today announced that it was bringing classic Looney Tunes celebrity voices to its navigation devices. Available now are the voices of Bugs Bunny and Yosemite Sam. Coming in October are the voices of Daffy Duck and Sylvester while Pepé Le Pew...
  11. Garmin recalls 1.25 million GPS devices

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    Garmin announced today it is recalling 1.25 million personal navigation devices sold worldwide that contain batteries which may overheat and present a fire hazard. The issue has been identified in less than ten cases and Garmin says none of the reported incidents has caused an injury or...
  12. Updated Navigon iPhone app supports multitasking

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Navigon has announced that version 1.6 of its popular iPhone navigation application is now available from the iTunes store. New features added to the latest incarnation of the Navigon app include: iOS4 integration; live weather; clever parking which allows users to find parking around their...
  13. Updated Navigon iPhone app supports multitasking

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    Navigon has announced that version 1.6 of its popular iPhone navigation application is now available from the iTunes store. New features added to the latest incarnation of the Navigon app include: iOS4 integration; live weather; clever parking which allows users to find parking around their...
  14. NDrive lowers price of iPhone GPS app to $10

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    Ndrive Navigation Systems, a Portuguese company that specializes in GPS navigation applications, announced today that it has launched version ten of its iPhone GPS app at a lower price. NDrive Canada will now sell in the iTunes Canada app store for $9.99, down from $29.99 earlier this month and...
  15. Magellan announces 2010 Roadmate line of GPS devices

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    Magellan today announced the company's new 2010 RoadMate series of portable vehicle navigation devices which includes eight models in a variety of screen sizes and feature sets. Included with all 2010 models is a lifetime subscription to live traffic which keeps users informed of any traffic...
  16. TomTom now offers lifetime map and traffic Updates

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    TomTom today announced that it is now offering Lifetime Map Updates and Lifetime Traffic Updates on a wide range of TomTom devices. The new offering allows users to keep their maps fresh by allowing them to download the maps every few months and keeps drivers up to date on current road...
  17. Garmin Forerunner 110 sports watch comes with GPS

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    Garmin today announced the Forerunner 110 sports watch for runners, joggers and walkers whose focus is on the most essential of real-time workout data: how far and how fast. The entry-level water resistant device is designed for easily tracking progress and goals in exercise and training. In...
  18. TeleNav updates GPS Navigator Service

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    TeleNav today announced the upcoming launch TeleNav GPS Navigator 6.0 whose new features include one-touch speech recognition, lane assist, red light traffic camera alerts and speed limit alerts. In addition, users will be still be able to receive turn-by-turn directions if they drive out of...
  19. GPS data shows most U.S. drivers stay within the speed limit

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Using data from millions of GPS users across the United States, TomTom has created detailed maps of which interstate highways are the fastest and slowest in the United States. The research has found that although the average speed on some U.S. roads slightly exceeded the speed limit, data from...
  20. GPS data shows most U.S. drivers stay within the speed limit

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    Using data from millions of GPS users across the United States, TomTom has created detailed maps of which interstate highways are the fastest and slowest in the United States. The research has found that although the average speed on some U.S. roads slightly exceeded the speed limit, data from...
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