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Pioneer NavGate HUD for smartphone navigation makes you feel like a jet fighter pilot

Pioneer NavGate HUD for smartphone navigation makes you feel like a jet fighter pilot

By 7 September 2013

Want to turn your car into a fighter pilot's cockpit? A heads-up display should do the trick there. That's where the Pioneer NavGate HUD's 29-inch display comes into its own. The unit itself, which offers navigation information from your mobile's CoPilot... >>

HERE Connected Driving announces in-dash car navigation system

HERE Connected Driving announces in-dash car navigation system

By 30 August 2013

HERE, which you probably know best for powering Nokia's mobile maps, has unveiled a series of new in-car developments - that don't require a phone. But it should work seamlessly with its mobile app counterpart. HERE Connected Driving is an in-dash car... >>

Customisable Christmas: Satnav accessories

Customisable Christmas: Satnav accessories

By 30 November 2012

Motoring fans tend to get a touch left out at Christmas. Chances are, only the luckiest of the lucky will find a shiny new car outside their house on Christmas morning. For the rest, Pocket-lint has come up with a few ideas to bring a smile to the face... >>

TomTom for Android review
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TomTom for Android review

By 10 October 2012

TomTom for Android has been eagerly anticipated since the launch of TomTom for iPhone all the way back in 2009. At that time we could understand that Android might not have been a viable option for TomTom, but we're glad to see it arrive finally, if just... >>

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

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... >>

TomTom: Maps will power the smart connected cars of the future

TomTom: Maps will power the smart connected cars of the future

By 13 June 2012

Peter-Frans Pauwels, TomTom co-founder and CTO, has revealed to Pocket-lint some of his ideas about what lies in store for the mapping company and automotive industry in the future. The connected car is central to Pauwels's vision of the future, with... >>

Mapping paradise: How TomTom maps are made

Mapping paradise: How TomTom maps are made

By 12 June 2012

When someone says TomTom to you, you probably think about that little black box you stick to your windscreen. But TomTom isn't about hardware, no matter how successful and widespread the company's devices are. The "diamond in the crown is the content",... >>

Wanted: Drivers to map paradise, TomTom to pick up the tab

Wanted: Drivers to map paradise, TomTom to pick up the tab

By 31 May 2012

TomTom has announced its Map Paradise Project, which aims to produce new maps for five tropical islands. The interesting part of this story is that it wants you to do the mapping. Before you get alarmed that this is some sort of community-sourced mapping... >>

TomTom prepares for Euro 2012 and London Olympics

TomTom prepares for Euro 2012 and London Olympics

By 29 May 2012

With the summer set for a bucketload of sporting action, TomTom has released its Summer map update that provides specific points of interest (POI) and information for cities and specific locations. TomTom is catering for those sports fans lucky enough... >>

Nokia improves Bing Maps with live traffic information and geocoding

Nokia improves Bing Maps with live traffic information and geocoding

By 25 May 2012

Bing Maps is to receive a welcome boost courtesy of Nokia, as the latter’s traffic information and geocoding algorithms are integrated into the mapping service.  For those who don’t know, geocoding is a series of algorithms that are created by taking... >>