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  • A week in reviews: 10 - 14 February
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    A week in reviews: 10 - 14 February

    By 15 February 2014

    This week's headline review is the brand-spanking-new Fujifilm X-T1. It's an awesome blend of retro cool and modern tech rolled into one superb system camera. Does it get any better than this? Well, yes, maybe if you're a gamer. Because this week we've also...

  • Mio MiVue 388 review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    Mio MiVue 388 review

    By 14 February 2014

    Dashcams leapt into the consciousness of the average driver in the UK following the spectacular meteor shower in Russia in 2013. The clear footage captured from a dashcam seemed to awaken some public interest in this class of in-car gadget. Mio has a...

  • Mio Link lets you monitor your heart rate with a $99 wristband
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    Mio Link lets you monitor your heart rate with a $99 wristband

    By 7 January 2014

    Mio Global is at the 2014 CES tradeshow in Las Vegas, where it just unveiled a sleek wristband designed to continuously monitor heart rate data. Called Mio Link, the band features Bluetooth Smart 4.0. It's a lot like a chest strap actually, only it works...

  • A week in reviews: July 15 - July 19
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    A week in reviews: July 15 - July 19

    By 20 July 2013

    It's been the hottest week of the year in the UK, so what have we been reviewing? Coffee machines, that's what. But, with Britain, you can always be sure that for every night of clammy sleep there will be another 10 where you're in dire need of being...

  • Mio Cyclo 505 HC review
    Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    Mio Cyclo 505 HC review

    By 15 July 2013

    We've had a love/hate relationship with the Mio Cyclo 505 in the number of weeks that we've been using it. Love because there's as much here as any cycling computer can offer these days and its full mapping and routes have come in handily plenty of times;...

  • Mio Cyclo 100 Series fitness computers for the biking enthusiast
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    Mio Cyclo 100 Series fitness computers for the biking enthusiast

    By 30 August 2012

    Mio has introduced another bicycle computer range with the Mio Cyclo 100 series geared towards the serious rider.  There are four devices launching with the 100 series: the Mio Cyclo 100, Mio Cyclo 105, Mio Cycle 105 H and Mio Cyclo 105 HC. The Mio Cycl0...

  • Mio treats satnav users to lifetime of map upgrades with six new devices
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    Mio treats satnav users to lifetime of map upgrades with six new devices

    By 7 August 2012

    Navigations specialists Mio has unveiled six new in-car satnav devices, some of which come with a lifetime supply of map upgrades. In addition, the two flagship devices, the Mio Spirit 697 LM (£169.99) and 695 LM (£119.99) features the Find My Car facility...

  • Mio Cyclo 305 HC pictures and hands-on
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    Mio Cyclo 305 HC pictures and hands-on

    By 22 May 2012

    Mio has announced a new line of bike computers which draws on the company's experience in the satnav arena. We've managed to get our hands on the Mio Cyclo 305 following its announcement yesterday. The Cyclo 305 is a complete package for your bike, including...

  • Four new satnavs from Mio drive in
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    Four new satnavs from Mio drive in

    By 26 April 2011

    Mio has just dropped the details of its latest satnav line-up - the subscription free, premium traffic info touting, Spirit range. Each model includes a host of features including Parking Assistance (spaces within 1km), Pedestrian Mode (for those places...

  • Mio Navman V575 TV   review
    Online 2.5 out of 5

    Mio Navman V575 TV review

    By 7 March 2011

    Mobile phones have been cutting into the MP3 player market for some time now, and with more and more handhelds offering built-in GPS and car kits to provide navigational aides for drivers and ramblers, we’d expect the dedicated in-car satnav market...

  • Mio Navman Spirit V575TV: TV and satnav combo
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    Mio Navman Spirit V575TV: TV and satnav combo

    By 25 January 2011

    Mio has announced its latest satnav - the Mio Navman Spirit V575TV - with a clue to its unique feature in the name. Yep, that's right - this is no ordinary satnav - it's also a portable TV player. The V575TV has a 4.7-inch screen, which is a nice size...

  • Mio release Navman 470, 475, and 575 GPS units
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    Mio release Navman 470, 475, and 575 GPS units

    By 19 April 2010

    Mio, not to be outdone by Garmin's release of the Nuvi 3700 series, has just dropped us word of its own new range of products - the Navman 470, 475 and 575 satnavs. All three have a pair of new features that Mio is calling IQ Routes and LearnMe. The former...

  • Mio Moov V780 takes on the iPad
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    Mio Moov V780 takes on the iPad

    By 1 March 2010

    Mio, the satnav company that owns Navman in the UK, has announced it's taking on the Apple iPad with a new tablet device launching at this year's CeBIT in Germany. The new model, which looks to follow on from the company's Spirit TV range but going under...

  • Mio launches M-series and F-series satnavs
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    Mio launches M-series and F-series satnavs

    By 20 August 2009

    Mio has decided to augment its Spirit flagship satnavs with a selection of mid-range and entry level models. They've called the M-series and F-series respectively. The M-series consists of the 3.5-inch M300 and widescreen 4.3-inch M400. Both feature "fast"...

  • Mio's Navman Spirit TV range priced for UK
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    Mio's Navman Spirit TV range priced for UK

    By 22 June 2009

    Mio's Navman-branded Freeview-equipped satnavs have been priced and dated for the UK. Offering "easy-to-use, multi-channel entertainment" aimed for use during breaks in driving or when you've reached your destination, the company is at pains to point...

  • Mio reveals Explora K85
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    Mio reveals Explora K85

    By 8 June 2009

    Mio launched a new smartphone with built-in GPS navigation during Computex called the Explora K85, and as with many new devices these days, it has borrowed at least some inspiration from the iPhone. The Explora K85 looks quite smart with clean edges and...

  • Mio announces Litepad netbooks and notebooks
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    Mio announces Litepad netbooks and notebooks

    By 8 June 2009

    Mio, best known for its GPS devices, has launched a range of new notebooks and netbooks at Computex which all come with a built-in 3.5G modem, but luckily, this isn't the only interesting feature on offer. Mio has taken a leaf out of Apple's book and...

  • Navman Spirit TV: 7-inch Satnav with built-in Freeview
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    Navman Spirit TV: 7-inch Satnav with built-in Freeview

    By 12 May 2009

    Navman has announced that it will be launching a supersized satnav device later in the summer, that will include a Freeview tuner so you can watch TV when you aren't trying to find out where you are going. Claiming to the be the world's first satnav with...

  • Navman Spirit 500
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    Navman Spirit 500

    By 12 May 2009

    Mio, or Navman in the UK, has announced a range of new satnav devices that are due out in the UK in June, and Pocket-lint was on hand to grab a few shots. The new Spirit 500 model will cost £179.99, feature a 4.7-inch touchscreen display and promise...

  • Mio debuts Navman Spirit 300, Spirit 500 and Spirit Flat satnavs
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    Mio debuts Navman Spirit 300, Spirit 500 and Spirit Flat satnavs

    By 12 May 2009

    Mio, or Navman as it is known in the UK, has announced three new satnav ranges on Tuesday that it hopes will allow people to "Plan, Go and Do", when it comes to getting from A to B. The top of the range model, the Navman Spirit Flat, will ape Apple's...

  • Mio launches four Moovs at CES
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    Mio launches four Moovs at CES

    By 9 January 2009

    Mio Technology has announced new portable navigation devices, as well as an improved software platform for Mio's next batch of North American product offerings. Mio will bring four new PNDs to the US market in the first half of 2009. The Mio Moov S300...

  • Skoda to offer optional Mio mount
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    Skoda to offer optional Mio mount

    By 6 October 2008

    Following the recent news of the Renault and TomTom team-up, Skoda has unveiled new models that will have an optional mount for Mio Moov GPS devices. Half way between an integrated system and a standalone unit, the new offering will see a mount installed...

  • Mio C728 turns GPS into 7-inch TV when you're not lost
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    Mio C728 turns GPS into 7-inch TV when you're not lost

    By 30 August 2008

    Mio has launched a new satnav device at IFA in Berlin that features a 7-inch screen and TV playback options and DivX support. The new C728 will come with an 800 x 480 resolution (WVGA) screen making sure you'll never have issues about seeing where on...

  • Mio Leap G50 offers yet another "Phone with GPS"
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    Mio Leap G50 offers yet another "Phone with GPS"

    By 30 August 2008

    Mio has launched a new mobile phone with GPS as it tries to hold on to its one time lead in the "Mobile phone with GPS" market. The Mio Leap G50, which arrives in a phone market bustling with GPS chips included will sport the Windows Mobile 6.1 operating...

  • MiTAC MiSTATION netbooks brings GPS to workers on the go
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    MiTAC MiSTATION netbooks brings GPS to workers on the go

    By 30 August 2008

    MiTAC the company that owns Mio and Navman has become the latest company to launch a netbook computer. Following hot on the heels of other manufacturers launching netbooks at IFA in Berlin, the new model, called the MiStation, will sport a 8.9-inch screen...