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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 Danny Brogan

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... Read more

Four new satnavs from Mio drive in
Four new satnavs from Mio drive in By Paul Lamkin

Mio has just dropped the details of its latest satnav line-up - the subscription free, premium traffic info touting, Spirit range.Each model includes a host of features including Parking Assistance (spaces within 1km), Pedestrian Mode (for those places... Read more

Mio Navman Spirit V575TV: TV and satnav combo
Mio Navman Spirit V575TV: TV and satnav combo By Paul Lamkin

Mio has announced its latest satnav - the Mio Navman Spirit V575TV - with a clue to its unique feature in the name.Yep, that's right - this is no ordinary satnav - it's also a portable TV player.The V575TV has a 4.7-inch screen, which is a nice size for... Read more

Mio release Navman 470, 475, and 575 GPS units
Mio release Navman 470, 475, and 575 GPS units By Duncan Geere

Mio, not to be outdone by Garmin's release of the Nuvi 3700 series, has just dropped us word of its own new range of products - the Navman 470, 475 and 575 satnavs.All three have a pair of new features that Mio is calling IQ Routes and LearnMe. The former... Read more

Mio Moov V780 takes on the iPad
Mio Moov V780 takes on the iPad By Stuart Miles

Mio, the satnav company that owns Navman in the UK, has announced it's taking on the Apple iPad with a new tablet device launching at this year's CeBIT in Germany.The new model, which looks to follow on from the company's Spirit TV range but going under... Read more

Mio launches M-series and F-series satnavs
Mio launches M-series and F-series satnavs By Duncan Geere

Mio has decided to augment its Spirit flagship satnavs with a selection of mid-range and entry level models. They've called the M-series and F-series respectively. The M-series consists of the 3.5-inch M300 and widescreen 4.3-inch M400. Both feature "fast"... Read more

Mio's Navman Spirit TV range priced for UK
Mio's Navman Spirit TV range priced for UK By Amy-Mae Elliott

Mio's Navman-branded Freeview-equipped satnavs have been priced and dated for the UK. Offering "easy-to-use, multi-channel entertainment" aimed for use during breaks in driving or when you've reached your destination, the company is at pains to point... Read more

Mio reveals Explora K85
Mio reveals Explora K85 By Lars-Göran Nilsson

Mio launched a new smartphone with built-in GPS navigation during Computex called the Explora K85, and as with many new devices these days, it has borrowed at least some inspiration from the iPhone. The Explora K85 looks quite smart with clean edges and... Read more

Mio announces Litepad netbooks and notebooks
Mio announces Litepad netbooks and notebooks By Lars-Göran Nilsson

Mio, best known for its GPS devices, has launched a range of new notebooks and netbooks at Computex which all come with a built-in 3.5G modem, but luckily, this isn't the only interesting feature on offer. Mio has taken a leaf out of Apple's book and... Read more

Mio debuts Navman Spirit 300, Spirit 500 and Spirit Flat satnavs
Mio debuts Navman Spirit 300, Spirit 500 and Spirit Flat satnavs By Stuart Miles

Mio, or Navman as it is known in the UK, has announced three new satnav ranges on Tuesday that it hopes will allow people to "Plan, Go and Do", when it comes to getting from A to B. The top of the range model, the Navman Spirit Flat, will ape Apple's... Read more

Mio launches four Moovs at CES
Mio launches four Moovs at CES By Amy-Mae Elliott

Mio Technology has announced new portable navigation devices, as well as an improved software platform for Mio's next batch of North American product offerings. Mio will bring four new PNDs to the US market in the first half of 2009. The Mio Moov S300... Read more

Mio C728 turns GPS into 7-inch TV when you're not lost
Mio C728 turns GPS into 7-inch TV when you're not lost By Stuart Miles

Mio has launched a new satnav device at IFA in Berlin that features a 7-inch screen and TV playback options and DivX support. The new C728 will come with an 800 x 480 resolution (WVGA) screen making sure you'll never have issues about seeing where on... Read more

MiTAC MiSTATION netbooks brings GPS to workers on the go
MiTAC MiSTATION netbooks brings GPS to workers on the go By Stuart Miles

MiTAC the company that owns Mio and Navman has become the latest company to launch a netbook computer. Following hot on the heels of other manufacturers launching netbooks at IFA in Berlin, the new model, called the MiStation, will sport a 8.9-inch screen... Read more

Navman's 3D S-Series available in the UK
Navman's 3D S-Series available in the UK By Amy-Mae Elliott

Previewed at CeBIT, Navman has announced the UK availability of its S30 3D and S50 3D and S70 3D GPS devices. The first integrated products from the newly merged Navman and Mio organisation, the devices include 3D Landmarks of over one thousand buildings... Read more

Mio shows first GPS smartphones
Mio shows first GPS smartphones By Amy-Mae Elliott

Mio has previewed some exciting-looking new GPS devices at the Computex event in Taipei, including the company's first smartphone offering. The Leap G50 is quad-band GSM handset, Mio's first Windows Mobile 6.1 device, with an iPhone-esque touchscreen... Read more

CeBIT 2008: Navman S30 and S50 get upgraded
CeBIT 2008: Navman S30 and S50 get upgraded By Amy-Mae Elliott

Navman has announced upgrades to the lower-end S30 and S50 satnav models from their S-Series range. The first integrated products from the newly merged Navman and Mio, the S30 3D and S50 3D now include Mio's 3D landmarks of over 1000 buildings in cities... Read more

Mio C230 launches in the UK
Mio C230 launches in the UK By Amy-Mae Elliott

We mentioned this new in-car GPS when it was announced at the IFA technology show, but Mio's C230 has now been launched in the UK. A budget model, the C230 will cost £139.99, but offers what looks like a decent entry-level navigation experience for those... Read more

Mio C720t satnav follows Navman built-in digicam
Mio C720t satnav follows Navman built-in digicam By Stuart Miles

Mio has announced a new GPS in the US that includes a built-in digital camera. Called the Mio DigiWalker C720t, the device like some of the Navman satnav models combines a GPS receiver with a two-megapixel camera. Other features include real-traffic updates,... Read more

Mio launches A501 GPS PDA Phone
Mio launches A501 GPS PDA Phone By Amy-Mae Elliott

Mio Technology has launched the new A501, a "multi-dimensional" device combining mobile phone, GPS handset and Windows Mobile 5.0 PDA. With the claim to be opening up GPS phones to ordinary folk, the A501 costs £339.99, although at that not exactly entry-level... Read more

SiRF introduces new boosting GPS technology
SiRF introduces new boosting GPS technology By Amy-Mae Elliott

SiRF has introduced its SiRFDiRect technology, a portable navigation "breakthrough" that achieves accuracy and coverage previously available only in costly, permanently installed in-car systems. Employing "sophisticated algorithms that take advantage... Read more

Mio launches C220 - baby Mio GPS
Mio launches C220 - baby Mio GPS By Amy-Mae Elliott

Mio Technology Europe has announced the availability of an entry-level GPS device to "meet increasing consumer demand for affordable and portable navigation". Following the success of the previous C250 (which cost £170 on launch and got an 8/10 Pocket-lint.co.uk... Read more

Mio launches four new and improved GPS devices
Mio launches four new and improved GPS devices By Amy-Mae Elliott

Showcased at CeBIT 2007, budget sat nav provider Mio Technology has now announced the availability of four products in its new range - the C320, C320t, C520 and C520t - all featuring the new 4.3-inch widescreen display and split-screen view for greater... Read more

CeBIT 2007: Mio launches C320, C520, C520t and C220 Satnav models
CeBIT 2007: Mio launches C320, C520, C520t and C220 Satnav models By Stuart Miles

Mio Technology has unveiled four new Satnav units at CeBIT 2007 in Hannover, Germany today. Three products in the new range – the C320, C520 and C520t - feature the new 4.3-inch widescreen display and split-screen view, while the entry level C220 retains... Read more

Mio parent company to buy Navman
Mio parent company to buy Navman By Amber Maitland

The corporation that owns Navman satnavs has announced that it is to sell the brand to Mitac, the company that produces the Mio range of devices. Brunswick has already found a buyer for its marine satnavs, and is now looking to sell off the remaining... Read more

Mio unveils two new satnavs, the H610 for women and the C250
Mio unveils two new satnavs, the H610 for women and the C250 By Amber Maitland

Mio has unveiled two new satnav devices: the H610, aimed squarely at women, and the C250, released officially on 9 November. The H610 apparently “takes GPS out of the car and into the handbag” with a series of decorated interchangeable covers. It... Read more

Mio launches two new portable satnav devices, the C510E and the C710
Mio launches two new portable satnav devices, the C510E and the C710 By Amber Maitland

Hot on the heels of the newly-released C270, Mio is launching two more portable navigation devices: The C710 and the C510E. The C710 is the top-of-the-range device, and includes a built-in Traffic Message Centre (TMC) receiver as well as pre-installed... Read more

Mio debuts compact C210 satnav device for £199
Mio debuts compact C210 satnav device for £199 By Amber Maitland

Sat-nav devices are ever-growing in popularity, but the price for most devices remains prohibitively high. Mio Technology has released an entry-level device, the C210, at the affordable price of £199. Lightweight and compact, the GPS can be used both... Read more

CeBIT 2006: Mio launch 6 new GPS units including A701
CeBIT 2006: Mio launch 6 new GPS units including A701 By Stuart Miles

Mio, has launched six new satellite navigation devices at CeBIT in Hannover, Germany hoping to offer something for everyone. The new range includes models with integrated Traffic Message Channel (TMC) service, speed camera alerts, navigation to Outlook... Read more

Mio launches new GPS PDA in time for Christmas
Mio launches new GPS PDA in time for Christmas By Stuart Miles

Mio, today launched a new GPS PDA model in time for Christmas shoppers still to buy a GPS unit. The new A201 breaks the mould over supposed other GPS by offering a rotating GPS antenna. This means that users can navigate in both portrait mode, as found... Read more

Mio launch Mio269 hard disk based Handheld GPS
Mio launch Mio269 hard disk based Handheld GPS By Stuart Miles

Mio launches sub-£300 and sub-£400 sat nav devices in UK. Mio Technology has launched two handheld GPS units, one complete with European maps for under £400 in the UK and the other with UK maps for £300. Both new models are portable and feature personalised... Read more