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Customisable Christmas: Satnav accessories

Customisable Christmas: Satnav accessories

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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
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TomTom for Android

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Mio Cyclo satnav devices adds variety with 'Surprise Me' bike routes

Mio Cyclo satnav devices adds variety with 'Surprise Me' bike routes

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Navigation expert Mio has launched two new Mio Cyclo devices, aiming to keep riders informed both of their performance and their whereabouts. The Mio Cyclo 300 and Mio Cyclo 305 HC will help cyclists find their way from A to B with the most direct route,... >>

TomTom Start 60 sports mammoth 6-inch screen

TomTom Start 60 sports mammoth 6-inch screen

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Fresh from announcing its tie-in with RIM to supply the BlackBerry manufacturer with proprietary technologies to use on its apps, TomTom has now launched its largest screen-sized satnav yet. The TomTom Start 60 is fronted with a 6-inch touchscreen -... >>