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Audi A8 gets Google Earth navigation

Audi A8 gets Google Earth navigation

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Google has teamed up with Audi to offer its Google Earth product preinstalled in the newly-unveiled Audi A8. Except it'll be even better than the regular desktop Google Earth - as it'll have built-in navigation. Users will get 3D satellite pictures, terrain... >>

The low down: Best Car Gadget 2009

The low down: Best Car Gadget 2009

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Day 2 of our Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 nominees round-up brings us to the motor car and all tech goodies within. After a lot of being ordered to turn left, right and about face because we were heading in the wrong direction, the top five... >>

EU cars getting mandatory emergency system

EU cars getting mandatory emergency system

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From early in the next decade, it'll be mandatory for all cars in the EU to be fitted with a "black box" technology called eCall. This is an in-vehicle emergency call service which is used to contact the authorities in the case of an accident or other... >>

Magellan launches iPhone app and car kit

Magellan launches iPhone app and car kit

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Magellan has joined the iPhone navigation party with the news it is to launch not just the RoadMate GPS application, but like TomTom and Navigon before it, a tailor-made car kit. Magellan's offering is more of a rival to TomTom's system as it too claims... >>

Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 - car gadgets

Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2009 - car gadgets

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Naturally, the lion's share of the best car gadgets category for the Vodafone Pocket-lint Awards 2009 is concerned with satnavs or PNDs as the industry likes to call them. It's been a tense year for the device manufacturers. They've seen the rise of the... >>

TomTom GO i-90 in-car infotainment solution announced

TomTom GO i-90 in-car infotainment solution announced

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If you can live without a CD player in your motor then TomTom has an in-car satnav and "infotainment" offering that might be right up your street. The TomTom GO I-90 is a way of giving even older cars in-car integrated satnav using the double DIN space... >>

Daily Tech Deal: Mini car USB charger under £5

Daily Tech Deal: Mini car USB charger under £5

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Being both useful and cheap, today's tech deal ticks all the right boxes and it can be yours for under a fiver. The Santok mini car charger is just £4.95 from e4deal.com (that's the cheap bit) and can replace you car's cigarette lighter with the plug-in... >>

BlackBerry visor mount speakerphone announced

BlackBerry visor mount speakerphone announced

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Research In Motion has introduced the VM-605, or BlackBerry visor mount speakerphone. RIM says of the gadget: "This exciting new BlackBerry accessory helps drivers communicate, while keeping two hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road". Calls can... >>

Pioneer announces new built-in GPS multimedia centre

Pioneer announces new built-in GPS multimedia centre

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Pioneer has announced that is has developed the NavGate AVIC-F9110BT, a navigation and multimedia centre for a range of VW, Skoda or Seat cars. The AVIC-9110BT is an all in one solution offering a 5.8-inch WVGA touch panel screen with voice-guided GPS... >>

Daily Tech Deal: Half price iPod-ready car stereo

Daily Tech Deal: Half price iPod-ready car stereo

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If you'd like to hook your iPod up to your car stereo, then today's tech deal offers a budget way to do so. Asda Direct is currently selling an iPod-ready Goodmans car stereo for just under £50 - and half price from its suggested price of £99. The unit... >>