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  • A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April
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    A week in reviews: 31 March - 4 April

    By 5 April 2014

    It's the week when April Fools' jokes happen aplenty. And we witnessed some crackers this week, all condensed into our best picks from around the web. Giggles brushed aside and we're left with a bevy of tech wonderment in this week's reviews. It's as...

  • Hands-on: TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review
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    Hands-on: TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio review

    By 3 April 2014

    Sports watches are evolving. The new TomTom Multi-Sport Cardio wants to be your one-stop shop for all things triathlon. New for TomTom is a built-in heart-rate monitor which means you can abandon the uncomfortable chest strap for real-time monitoring...

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

    By 2 April 2014

    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...

  • A week in reviews: 23 - 27 December
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    A week in reviews: 23 - 27 December

    By 28 December 2013

    This week has been more reserved in the Pocket-lint offices. We blame the port. And the mince pies. What with it being Christmas, we've taken the liberty of hanging up our boots for a couple of days this week and focused instead on eating, drinking and...

  • TomTom Go 6000 review
    Gadgets 4 out of 5

    TomTom Go 6000 review

    By 24 December 2013

    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?...

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

    By 2 December 2013

    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...

  • A week in reviews: 4 - 8 November
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    A week in reviews: 4 - 8 November

    By 9 November 2013

    November's headlines are largely going to be owed to gaming. Ahead of PS4 and Xbox One launches we've been shooting the faces off, well, pretty much everybody in Call of Duty: Ghosts on the Playstation 3. It's a game that'll sell boat loads of copies...

  • TomTom Multi-Sport review
    Sports Fitness 3.5 out of 5

    TomTom Multi-Sport review

    By 5 November 2013

    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
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    TomTom adds traffic jam slow down notices to satnavs

    By 4 September 2013

    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...

  • A week in reviews: 12 - 16 August
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    A week in reviews: 12 - 16 August

    By 17 August 2013

    It's been a mad week - by which we mean a mad-fun week, chock-full of review products from many corners of tech. From visiting Iceland to explore the landscape in which Joseph Kosinski's movie Oblivion was shot - with a Fujifilm X-M1 in tow, no less...

  • TomTom Runner review
    Sports Fitness 3 out of 5

    TomTom Runner review

    By 13 August 2013

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

    By 1 July 2013

    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...

  • A week in reviews: June 24 - June 29
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    A week in reviews: June 24 - June 29

    By 29 June 2013

    Another diverse week in reviews, from things that diagnose your car, to things that help you go places in your car without getting lost. It's all here this week. We've also taken a look at Sony's latest compact camera, a follow up to the amazing Company...

  • TomTom Go 500 review
    Cars 4.5 out of 5

    TomTom Go 500 review

    By 27 June 2013

    With a totally new user interface and a re-thinking of exactly how it delivers connected services, the latest TomTom personal navigation devices feel like something of a rebirth. With all smartphones offering navigation in some form, many have been predicting...

  • New TomTom Go starts at £159, available online now
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    New TomTom Go starts at £159, available online now

    By 14 June 2013

    TomTom has confirmed the pricing for its latest TomTom Go satnav devices that were announced in April. The new TomTom Go comes in three sizes: 4.3, 5, and 6-inch displays, numbered as 400, 500 and 600 respectively and all offer the same functionality,...

  • TomTom Go (2013) pictures and hands-on
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    TomTom Go (2013) pictures and hands-on

    By 22 April 2013

    With its new set of satnav devices, TomTom has launched the latest range of Go models - the 400, 500 and 600 in their respective 4.3, 5 and 6-inch screen sizes - with its most advanced navigation system yet. But is it enough to see off the uprise in...

  • TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sports watch pictures and hands-on
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    TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sports watch pictures and hands-on

    By 22 April 2013

    TomTom's taken a dip into the GPS sports watch category with the release of the TomTom Runner and TomTom Multi-Sport watches, and Pocket-lint's donned both devices to get a feel for what they're all about. There's no price and no full specification available...

  • TomTom co-founder: 'Satnav market not as big as it once was' - so what comes next?
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    TomTom co-founder: 'Satnav market not as big as it once was' - so what comes next?

    By 18 April 2013

    That question keeps rearing its head again and again: in the age of the GPS-capable smartphone, is there any need for dedicated satnav devices any more? Corrine Vigreux, TomTom co-founder and managing director of consumer certainly seems to think so....

  • TomTom Commuter satnav concept: For the 'untapped' everyday user
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    TomTom Commuter satnav concept: For the 'untapped' everyday user

    By 18 April 2013

    TomTom has lifted the lid on a concept that it sees as the future satnav solution for the everyday commuter. Currently called the "Commuter concept" the device will be targeted at the - you guessed it - commuter who, despite already knowing their route...

  • TomTom Runner and TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sports watches announced
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    TomTom Runner and TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sports watches announced

    By 17 April 2013

    TomTom has unveiled its own range of GPS sports watches - in Runner and Multi-Sport varieties - building upon the company's experience with its Nike Sports Watch partnership by breaking its own-brand products into the fitness market sector.  The two...

  • TomTom powering in-dash navigation for Fiat, debuts on Fiat 500L
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    TomTom powering in-dash navigation for Fiat, debuts on Fiat 500L

    By 5 March 2013

    TomTom has announced that it will be powering the next in-dash navigation solution for Fiat, with the quirky Fiat 500L being the first car to get the new navigation solution. Announced at the Geneva Motor Show, TomTom will be incorporated into the 5-inch...

  • TomTom for Android updated: More handsets supported, downloads improved
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    TomTom for Android updated: More handsets supported, downloads improved

    By 4 December 2012

    TomTom has released an update to TomTom for Android today, bringing with it support for a wider range of screen resolutions.  When TomTom for Android launched in October 2012, it came with a surprise: it supported only a limited screen resolution, meaning...

  • Customisable Christmas: Satnav accessories
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    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 iOS app updated for iPhone 5
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    TomTom iOS app updated for iPhone 5

    By 28 November 2012

    TomTom has updated its iOS satnav application so that it better suits the screen of the iPhone 5 and fifth-generation iPod touch. Version 1.12 of TomTom Navigation for iPhone and iPad now works perfectly with iOS 6, is optimised for iPhone 5 so shows...

  • Nike+ TomTom SportWatch now available in white and silver edition
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    Nike+ TomTom SportWatch now available in white and silver edition

    By 16 October 2012

    Nike and TomTom have added a fifth edition to the SportWatch GPS range, with the introduction of a white and silver version. It was inspired by the special edition Olympic version of the SportWatch, unveiled shortly after the London 2012 Games concluded,...