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TomTom may exit the wearables market following poor sales

TomTom may exit the wearables market following poor sales

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Wareable has learned that TomTom could soon exit the wearables market following poor sales of its products, and several key staff walking out the door. The company has also allegedly halted plans for a new Bandit 2 action camera, because of lack of demand.... >>

The best TomTom Sports devices: Spark, Touch, Golfer and Adventurer compared

The best TomTom Sports devices: Spark, Touch, Golfer and Adventurer compared

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TomTom has turned its expertise in GPS tracking in a new direction, splitting out into a full range of sports devices for all occasions, whether that's tracking your steps, your round on the golf course or your daily training.TomTom sports watches offer... >>

TomTom Adventurer review: Great for the great outdoors
4.0 stars

TomTom Adventurer review: Great for the great outdoors

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The TomTom Adventurer takes the company's existing sports watch line-up - as familiar in the Runner or Spark - with the added twist of a barometer for additional outdoor activity tracking abilities.TomTom is clearly looking to cement its place in sport... >>

TomTom Touch Cardio is an entry-level fitness tracker that covers the basics

TomTom Touch Cardio is an entry-level fitness tracker that covers the basics

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TomTom Sports has announced its second fitness wearable, the Touch Cardio, it joins the TomTom Touch with Body Composition. This new model has been designed and priced to make it more accessible to more people and to encourage healthy lifestyles.  TomTom... >>

TomTom Touch review: Out of touch
3.0 stars

TomTom Touch review: Out of touch

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Behold the fitness tracker that will not only tell you how many steps you've taken and how high your heart rate is, but also your body's fat percentage. Say hello to the TomTom Touch.The Touch was unveiled when Fitbit launched the Charge 2 and Withings... >>

Win a TomTom Go 620 Sat Nav worth £250

Win a TomTom Go 620 Sat Nav worth £250

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TomTom and Pocket-lint have teamed up to give one lucky reader the chance to win a TomTom Go 620 Sat Nav this Christmas. The new TomTom GO 620 sat nav boasts a six inch touchscreen and comes with WiFi, making it easy to keep the device up to date with... >>

Pocket-lint Adventures: Filming and editing video while sky diving with the TomTom Bandit

Pocket-lint Adventures: Filming and editing video while sky diving with the TomTom Bandit

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Jumping out of a plane used to be one of the most extreme things you could do. Then getting it all on film was the next level. Now it's all about not only filming the jump but editing it before you've even landed. We did exactly that using the TomTom... >>

TomTom Spark 3 review: Getting better with age
4.0 stars

TomTom Spark 3 review: Getting better with age

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Waking early in the city offers plenty of unique advantages to the urban runner. It's a chance to run as the local population is wiping the sleep from its eyes, going about the routine of preparing for the day, heading to work, heading home from nights... >>

TomTom Via 62 review: Gets you there, but not without a hiccup
3.5 stars

TomTom Via 62 review: Gets you there, but not without a hiccup

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Of all TomTom's satnav offerings, the Via appears to make the most sense. It offers Traffic, meaning it's a full head and shoulders above the entry-level Start model, but it's slimmer and much more affordable than the Go models.Available in two sizes:... >>

TomTom Adventurer is the sports watch for your snow sports, hiking and trail running

TomTom Adventurer is the sports watch for your snow sports, hiking and trail running

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TomTom has added a new model to its line-up of sports watches with the TomTom Adventurer.As the name suggests, this is a watch for the great outdoors. Built on the foundation of the new TomTom Spark, it uses a similar design to TomTom's existing line-up... >>

TomTom Go adds Wi-Fi, smartphone notifications and Siri, Google, Cortana voice controls

TomTom Go adds Wi-Fi, smartphone notifications and Siri, Google, Cortana voice controls

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TomTom's latest Go satnav device adds a range of connectivity options to make it a more rounded companion for your car, not just a device to get you from A to B.The TomTom Go includes all the features you expect from the Go family - like Traffic, speed... >>

TomTom Vio is a satnav for scooters, to help you get where the funk you're going

TomTom Vio is a satnav for scooters, to help you get where the funk you're going

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TomTom is launching a new satnav that's designed specifically for those commuting on scooters or motorbikes.A simpler alternative to TomTom's existing Rider line of bike navigation devices, the TomTom Vio opts for a funky round design, so it will match... >>

TomTom Spark 3 and Runner 3 let you explore on your runs with new route tracking feature

TomTom Spark 3 and Runner 3 let you explore on your runs with new route tracking feature

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The TomTom Spark (and the Runner sister product) have expanded their skills with a new route discovery feature.In its new guise as the TomTom Spark 3 (or Runner 3), you get all the features of the current models, but boosted with the new route tracking... >>

Gamification of driving: TomTom Curfer will deliver driving stats to improve your performance

Gamification of driving: TomTom Curfer will deliver driving stats to improve your performance

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There's a connection on your car that's talked about on car forums and in service centres, but not a lot else. It's called the OBD, on-board diagnostics, and TomTom has just made a fun accessory for it.The TomTom Curfer connects to the car's OBD port... >>

TomTom Touch activity tracker monitors your body fat, not just your steps

TomTom Touch activity tracker monitors your body fat, not just your steps

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TomTom is making its move against market leaders Fitbit, with the launch of the TomTom Touch. This is an activity tracker that wants to stay with you throughout your fitness journey, looking to differentiate itself from the mass of other devices by showing... >>

Pocket-lint Adventures: Running the Gung-Ho Obstacle race with the TomTom Bandit

Pocket-lint Adventures: Running the Gung-Ho Obstacle race with the TomTom Bandit

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Obstacle Course Races are all the rage with many event organisers opting to see how muddy and gruesome they can go. Gung-Ho takes a different approach. Instead of mud filled sheep dips and obstacles involving you carrying logs up a hill until you are... >>

Pocket-lint Adventures: Out on the water with the Sea-Doo RXT-X 300 with the TomTom Bandit

Pocket-lint Adventures: Out on the water with the Sea-Doo RXT-X 300 with the TomTom Bandit

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When you think of personal watercrafts, or Jet Bikes as most of us refer to them, you picture sunny times off a beach in the Caribbean going at a slow leisurely pace and looking forward to sipping a Pina Colada once you return to the resort bar.But... >>

Pocket-lint Adventures: Go karting with the TomTom Bandit

Pocket-lint Adventures: Go karting with the TomTom Bandit

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As keen karters we often visit one of the many TeamSport go-kart tracks in London, so when we decided to expand our Pocket-lint Adventures to take in a few laps, we could think of nowhere better.The fact that we hadn't raced at TeamSport's London Docklands indoor... >>

Pocket-lint Adventures: Monkeying around on Go Ape with TomTom Bandit

Pocket-lint Adventures: Monkeying around on Go Ape with TomTom Bandit

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Although there's lots to do at ground level in Alice Holt Forest, Surrey, some of the greatest adventures are to be had in the tree tops. With separate Go Ape courses for both adults and children, there's plenty of monkeying around to be had, for big... >>

Pocket-lint Adventures: Eventing with the TomTom Bandit

Pocket-lint Adventures: Eventing with the TomTom Bandit

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Horse racing, horse riding, eventing, jumping, point-to-point. There are plenty of ways to enjoy riding horses, and for the most part it is one of those sports that not many are not able to do.We visited Plum Park Farm in Northamptonshire, a riding school... >>

Pocket-lint Adventures: Single track riding with the TomTom Bandit

Pocket-lint Adventures: Single track riding with the TomTom Bandit

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Swinley Forest in Surrey has a cornucopia of activities for those who like to enjoy the great outdoors. This expanse of pine forest is part of the Crown Estate, but also home to a great selection of single track routes for riders of all abilities to enjoy.We... >>

You can now check the traffic before you leave on TomTom MyDrive

You can now check the traffic before you leave on TomTom MyDrive

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The TomTom MyDrive application for iPhone and Android will now inform you if there is traffic congestion on your commute home or to the office, before you've set off.MyDrive Traffic Checker is a new feature that has been added to the app for free. MyDrive... >>

New TomTom Start satnavs go beyond phones, offer average speed camera help

New TomTom Start satnavs go beyond phones, offer average speed camera help

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Splashing out on a satnav these days needs to have justification, thanks to plenty of free mobile alternatives. That's why the new TomTom Start range of satnavs are offering more than ever before.The TomTom Start 42, 52 and 62 all come with free lifetime... >>

TomTom Golfer 2 preview: Hole in one, or golf GPS watch that's par for the course?

TomTom Golfer 2 preview: Hole in one, or golf GPS watch that's par for the course?

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TomTom has released a new version of its golf GPS wearable, appropriately called the Golfer 2, looking to put all the information you could want onto your wrist.It replaces the current Golfer, expanding its functionality and following the same lines as... >>

TomTom Spark Cardio + Music review: Feature-packed for fitness fun
4.0 stars

TomTom Spark Cardio + Music review: Feature-packed for fitness fun

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TomTom has diverged from personal navigation, seeing the company embrace sports devices in recent years. After an initial partnership with Nike, it stepped out on its own with the Multi-Sport and Multi-Sport Cardio sportswatches, the predecessors to this... >>

5 best navigation apps: Helping you get around as quick as possible

5 best navigation apps: Helping you get around as quick as possible

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A few years ago sat-navs were a big thing. Go back another couple of years before those and you'd find physical maps in cars. Fast forward to the here and now however and you'll find apps on smartphones directing people around, more specifically in... >>

TomTom wants to power autonomous vehicle navigation with RoadDNA

TomTom wants to power autonomous vehicle navigation with RoadDNA

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TomTom - the mapping company - is interested in self-driving cars.The self-driving car movement is obviously here to stay. More and more high-profile companies, such as Google and maybe even Apple, are taking it seriously, and now that group of supporters... >>

TomTom Spark is a multisports watch with music in mind

TomTom Spark is a multisports watch with music in mind

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TomTom has announced its fourth-generation of sports watch, the TomTom Spark.TomTom's aim is to tackle the problem of what to do with your music when you're working out, so the Spark offers wireless music functions and along with full multisport capabilities.The... >>

TomTom Trucker 5000 can be customised for specific vehicles, doesn’t come with free Yorkie bar

TomTom Trucker 5000 can be customised for specific vehicles, doesn’t come with free Yorkie bar

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TomTom has announced a satnav designed for drivers of heavy goods vehicles who would also like to use it in their family car on days off.The TomTom Trucker 5000 is a 5-inch portable navigation system that is more compact than the existing Trucker 6000.It... >>

TomTom Bandit review: Capture action the easy way
4.0 stars

TomTom Bandit review: Capture action the easy way

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TomTom is diversifying and the Bandit sees the Dutch navigation company move into action cameras. We've seen TomTom lend its name to sat nav and sports devices and there's a nod to GPS experience in the TomTom Bandit, but this is really a foray into new... >>

TomTom Go 510 review: Great navigation, now more connected
4.5 stars

TomTom Go 510 review: Great navigation, now more connected

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TomTom has updated its navigation devices, ushering in new features and some changes to the user interface to make life simpler for drivers trying to get from A to B.For a number of years, people have been saying that the dedicated personal navigation... >>

TomTom announces four new GO satnavs offering MyDrive support

TomTom announces four new GO satnavs offering MyDrive support

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TomTom has announced four new GO satnavs at its WhatNext event in Amsterdam, all of which will come with the new lifetime world maps and lifetime speed cameras services, as well as compatibility with the new TomTom MyDrive cloud service.Lifetime world... >>

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

TomTom Bandit vs Garmin VIRB XE: What’s the difference?

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Navigation companies creating action sports cameras is a fairly new prospect but already the two big boys, Garmin and TomTom, are squaring up for a head-to-head.Garmin recently unveiled its VIRB XE as the follow-up to its original VIRB action camera... >>

TomTom Bandit action camera offers 4K capture, motion data, smartphone connectivity

TomTom Bandit action camera offers 4K capture, motion data, smartphone connectivity

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TomTom has announced its entry into the action cam market with the TomTom Bandit, a camera with a difference.TomTom wants to make capturing your action movies as simple as possible, rethinking the action camera from the ground up, solving problems with... >>

TomTom MyDrive bridges the gap between smartphones and cars

TomTom MyDrive bridges the gap between smartphones and cars

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TomTom MyDrive is a new system that's designed to connect together all your devices - laptop, smartphone, tablet - as well as your car. The aim is to make it easier to plan and set your destination, allowing you to do this before you step into the car,... >>

TomTom Go Mobile is free premium satnav for Android, but there's a catch

TomTom Go Mobile is free premium satnav for Android, but there's a catch

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TomTom has announced a new free app for Android called TomTom Go Mobile.The new app replaces TomTom's previous satnav app and completely changes the fee structure, giving you free navigation, speed cameras and traffic for 50 miles a month, every month.That... >>

Nike+ Running App now plays nice with sports watches including Garmin

Nike+ Running App now plays nice with sports watches including Garmin

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Nike has announced that its Nike+ Running App will work with more devices to make tracking workouts, in one place, much easier.The Nike+ Running App will work with various brands of hardware including Garmin, TomTom, Wahoo Fitness and Netpulse.The idea... >>

TomTom unveils dedicated Speed Cameras app to help drivers keep speed under control, free for 3 months

TomTom unveils dedicated Speed Cameras app to help drivers keep speed under control, free for 3 months

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TomTom has a new app aimed at helping drivers keep their speed under control by alerting them to speed cameras.The TomTom Speed Cameras app is purely for alerts so that drivers can avoid getting speeding tickets if they've accidentally slipped over the... >>

TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review: Six months in and we're sold
4.0 stars

TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review: Six months in and we're sold

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The first TomTom Multi-Sport sportswatch was released around a year ago, catering for running, cycling and swimming activities. It did a fair job, but there were some loose ends that its follow-up, the Multi-Sport Cardio, tackles head-on.We've been using... >>

Best golf gadgets: The watches, GPS and pinfinders that will make you a better golfer

Best golf gadgets: The watches, GPS and pinfinders that will make you a better golfer

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The Ryder Cup is underway and everyone is inevitably going to be dusting off their clubs to get out on the green stuff soon. But with packed courses adding pressure to play well, those out of practice may require a little assistance.We've found the best... >>

TomTom Start redesign to take on smartphone satnavs by being more affordable

TomTom Start redesign to take on smartphone satnavs by being more affordable

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TomTom is combating the rise in the use of smartphones and free or paid-for satnav apps by making a newly redesigned Start line-up more accessible to drivers. Adding features such as lifetime maps and smarter routing.The new TomTom Start line-up includes... >>

TomTom Go 40, 50, 60 models give you lifetime traffic for less cash

TomTom Go 40, 50, 60 models give you lifetime traffic for less cash

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TomTom has announced a new tier of personal satnav devices: the TomTom Go 40, 50 and 60.The new TomTom satnav devices offer lifetime traffic, one of the highlights of TomTom's devices.To get access to the traffic you'll need to connect the new devices... >>

TomTom Runner Cardio & Multi-Sport Cardio add built-in heart rate monitor, Bluetooth app sync

TomTom Runner Cardio & Multi-Sport Cardio add built-in heart rate monitor, Bluetooth app sync

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TomTom has refreshed its Runner and Multi-Sport sports watches with the addition of new Cardio models, capable of measuring heart rate using a wrist-based built-in heart-rate monitor.Pocket-lint is at the London launch where we've been quick-testing the... >>

TomTom Go 6000 review
4.0 stars

TomTom Go 6000 review

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With more people slipping a smartphone into their pocket, and most now offering free turn-by-turn navigation, TomTom is having to evolve to keep customers interested in personal navigation devices. Is the big-screen TomTom Go 6000 the high-end answer?As... >>

Sports-gadgeteers, TomTom MySports app could be on its way to your iPhone soon

Sports-gadgeteers, TomTom MySports app could be on its way to your iPhone soon

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For the runners, cyclists and swimmers out there TomTom has announced that it will soon be releasing a MySports app. The app will soon be submitted to Apple for approval and on completion will bring GPS training smarts to your iPhone.But with plenty of... >>

TomTom Multi-Sport review
3.5 stars

TomTom Multi-Sport review

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TomTom Multi-Sport is the GPS company’s first solo venture into the world of wearable sports-watches that, as its name suggests, caters for multiple sports disciplines. The Multi-Sport was released alongside the Runner, the latter targeted, and no surprised... >>

TomTom adds traffic jam slow down notices to satnavs

TomTom adds traffic jam slow down notices to satnavs

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TomTom has added a Jam Ahead Warning feature to its TomTom Traffic service, which is free for TomTom Go owners and available on subscription to users of some of the other satnavs in the company's line-up.The new feature pinpoints the location of a traffic... >>

TomTom Runner review
3.0 stars

TomTom Runner review

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Wearable tech is all the rage at the moment, particularly smartwatches. It's hardly a surprise, then, that plenty of manufacturers want a slice of the pie. But what makes TomTom - the company better known for its satnav devices - believe it has what it... >>

TomTom Runner GPS sports watch now available, Multi-Sport to launch later this month

TomTom Runner GPS sports watch now available, Multi-Sport to launch later this month

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TomTom unveiled two watches earlier this year for the sports-inclined, called Runner and Multi-Sport, and now the GPS-maker has put them on sale.The $169.99 (£111) TomTom Runner has an 11.5-mm slim design, 10-hour battery life, heart rate monitor and... >>