Reviews & hands-on

  • Cars

    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...

  • Apps 3 out of 5

    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...

  • Online

    Magellan Premium Car Kit for iPhone pictures and hands-on

    By 7 November 2011

    Why take two bottles into your car? Or something like that. That's kind of the thinking (albeit with less bottles) behind the Magellan Premium Car Kit for iPhone and iPod touch, which aims to do away with your satnav system and let you rely on your iDevice...

  • Online

    Pioneer AR Head Up Display pictures and hands-on

    By 5 October 2011

    The cars set up by Pioneer to show off its AR Head Up Display over in Tokyo at CEATEC may have been a bit basic, but there was nothing straightforward about the augmented reality navigation systems onboard. The Pioneer AR HUD, Pocket-lint was told by...

  • Online

    TomTom GO Live 1535 satnav with apps pictures and hands-on

    By 7 September 2011

    Everything's got an app in this day and age but, until TomTom walked into IFA 2011, the same couldn't be said for satnavs. Now, the arrival of the top of the line TomTom GO Live 1535 and its 5-inch touchscreen, will shortly be joined by Messrs Yelp, Expedia,...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    Garmin Edge 800 review

    By 6 September 2011

    Garmin has a serious cycling pedigree, its team Garmin-Cervelo being one of the best in this years Tour De France. The company has a range of dedicated bike mountable satnavs designed to get you from A to B when out on two wheels.  The more you pay,...

  • Online

    MyFord Touch TeleNav satnav system hands-on

    By 29 June 2011

    Although the TeleNav satellite navigation system that ties in with Ford's MyFord Touch technology has been around since the end of last year in the States, it's going to accompany the in-car tech when it arrives in the UK in 2012 (around summer). So,...

  • 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...

  • Online 4 out of 5

    TomTom Via Live 120 review

    By 28 February 2011

    The TomTom Via Live 120 sits in the middle of TomTom’s range of satnav devices, a step down from their all-encompassing Go line, and above the XL and Start models. The Via Live 120 comes in two versions, European mapping and the “regional” mapping,...