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TomTom back with two new sat navs, affordable Go Basic and Go Camper for caravan and camping enthusiasts
TomTom back with two new sat navs, affordable Go Basic and Go Camper for caravan and camping enthusiasts By Rik Henderson

TomTom has announced two new sat navs for those without devices built into their cars already, or those who don't want to make do with their phones.The... Read more

Win a TomTom Go 620 Sat Nav worth £250
Win a TomTom Go 620 Sat Nav worth £250 By Pocket-lint Promotion

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... Read more

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 By Chris Hall

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,... Read more

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 By Chris Hall

TomTom is launching a new satnav that's designed specifically for those commuting on scooters or motorbikes.A simpler alternative to TomTom's existing... Read more

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 By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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

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... Read more

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

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... Read more

TomTom wants to power autonomous vehicle navigation with RoadDNA
TomTom wants to power autonomous vehicle navigation with RoadDNA By Elyse Betters

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,... Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

TomTom announces four new GO satnavs offering MyDrive support
TomTom announces four new GO satnavs offering MyDrive support By Britta O'Boyle

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... Read more

TomTom MyDrive bridges the gap between smartphones and cars
TomTom MyDrive bridges the gap between smartphones and cars By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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 By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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 By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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

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.... Read more

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 By Chris Hall

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... Read more

New TomTom Go starts at £159, available online now
New TomTom Go starts at £159, available online now By Chris Hall

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... Read more

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

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?... Read more

TomTom Commuter satnav concept: For the 'untapped' everyday user
TomTom Commuter satnav concept: For the 'untapped' everyday user By Mike Lowe

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... Read more

TomTom powering in-dash navigation for Fiat, debuts on Fiat 500L
TomTom powering in-dash navigation for Fiat, debuts on Fiat 500L By Chris Hall

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... Read more

TomTom for Android now available
TomTom for Android now available By Stuart Miles

TomTom for Android is now available in the Google Play Store, on schedule and just like Pocket-lint said it would before the summer.The new app will come... Read more

TomTom's car kit is more about handsfree calling than navigation
TomTom's car kit is more about handsfree calling than navigation By Danny Brogan

Navigation specialists TomTom has taken a step away from its sat nav hardware devices to introduce a handsfree car solution that works with both iPhone... Read more

TomTom and CoPilot combat London 2012 traffic congestion with map updates
TomTom and CoPilot combat London 2012 traffic congestion with map updates By Danny Brogan

With London’s traffic likely to be thrown into chaos during the London 2012 Olympics, mapping specialists TomTom and CoPilot are updating their navigation... Read more

TomTom Map Share update: free daily map changes for all
TomTom Map Share update: free daily map changes for all By Danny Brogan

Previously available only on select TomTom devices, the navigation provider is now making Map Share available to all of its 60 million portable navigation... Read more

TomTom: Maps will power the smart connected cars of the future
TomTom: Maps will power the smart connected cars of the future By Chris Hall

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... Read more

Mapping paradise: How TomTom maps are made
Mapping paradise: How TomTom maps are made By Chris Hall

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... Read more

Wanted: Drivers to map paradise, TomTom to pick up the tab
Wanted: Drivers to map paradise, TomTom to pick up the tab By Chris Hall

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... Read more

TomTom Via 130 is a voice controlled sat nav
TomTom Via 130 is a voice controlled sat nav By Danny Brogan

TomTom has unveiled a new mapping device complete with Speak & Go function that enables more than 1,000 different voice commands.The TomTom Via 130 is... Read more

TomTom to cater for camper vans and caravans
TomTom to cater for camper vans and caravans By Danny Brogan

TomTom has unveiled a new sat nav device specifically for caravan and camper vans to help them avoid unwanted obstacles.Unless you own one you’ve probably... Read more

TomTom Fair Pay Insurance to reward good drivers
TomTom Fair Pay Insurance to reward good drivers By Paul Lamkin

TomTom is to jump into the car insurance game. Not by offering policies, you understand, but by teaming up with broker Motaquote and providing the technology... Read more

What has Stephen Fry got in common with Spongebob Squarepants and Jeremy Clarkson? TomTom
What has Stephen Fry got in common with Spongebob Squarepants and Jeremy Clarkson? TomTom By Rik Henderson

QI host and self-confessed gadget geek Stephen Fry has become the latest celebrity to record directions for TomTom. Fans can now download his dulcet, wizened... Read more

Top Gear TomTom Go Live goes, er, live
Top Gear TomTom Go Live goes, er, live By Rik Henderson

TomTom has released a special edition of its Go Live 820 satnav that ties in with the BBC's hugely successful Top Gear. The TomTom Go Live Top Gear Edition... Read more

TomTom for iPad: satnav goes big screen
TomTom for iPad: satnav goes big screen By Stuart Miles

TomTom has announced that it’s launching an iPad version of its TomTom navigation software at this year’s IFA in Berlin, Germany.The app, which has... Read more

TomTom appy to be social for new travel features
TomTom appy to be social for new travel features By Paul Lamkin

TomTom has seemingly forgotten that most people now carry smartphones, and has announced that it will be introducing apps for its satnavs.TomTom Live satnavs... Read more

TomTom HD Traffic boosted by capital injection
TomTom HD Traffic boosted by capital injection By Paul Lamkin

TomTom has done a deal with Transport for London to get more detailed London traffic info into its HD Traffic service.TFL will provide TomTom with its... Read more

TomTom HD Traffic 5.0 puts an stop to dead-ends
TomTom HD Traffic 5.0 puts an stop to dead-ends By Paul Lamkin

Subscribers to TomTom's HD Traffic service needn't worry about turning up a closed road any longer as version 5.0 of the software has been announced, adding... Read more

TomTom's plans to rid your city of traffic
TomTom's plans to rid your city of traffic By Hunter Skipworth

Traffic is a massive problem in any city. Governments have implemented methods to try and deal with it but few appear to have proved succesful. In-car... Read more

TomTom refresh continues with the Go Live 800 series
TomTom refresh continues with the Go Live 800 series By Paul Lamkin

TomTom, fresh from announcing the budget friendly Start 20 series last week, has now come clean with details of its latest connected satnavs - falling... Read more

Homer Simpson arrives on TomTom iPhone app
Homer Simpson arrives on TomTom iPhone app By Paul Lamkin

Homer Simpson is making his way to your iPhone, courtesy of the TomTom app following an update to version 1.7.Yep, that's right - everyone's favourite... Read more

Nike+ SportWatch GPS Powered by TomTom jogs in to the UK
Nike+ SportWatch GPS Powered by TomTom jogs in to the UK By Paul Lamkin

You may have heard about the Nike+ SportWatch GPS Powered by TomTom, as it's been doing the rounds over in USA!, USA! for a couple of months now. Well,... Read more

TomTom Traffic Manifesto: join the collective
TomTom Traffic Manifesto: join the collective By Chris Hall

TomTom has revealed its Traffic Manifesto today, outlining global aims to tackle traffic congestion, based on experience with the HD Traffic system.The... Read more

TomTom Via range and Go Live 1005 drive onto the scene
TomTom Via range and Go Live 1005 drive onto the scene By Stuart Miles

TomTom has announced the launch of a new model and a whole new range at IFA, on Thursday.The new model will be the TomTom Go Live 1005, while the new... Read more

EXCLUSIVE: TomTom v1.4 first to bring multitasking navigation to iOS 4
EXCLUSIVE: TomTom v1.4 first to bring multitasking navigation to iOS 4 By Stuart Miles

TomTom has just had the iOS 4 version of its popular navigation app approved, meaning that drivers can now take calls on the iPhone without the fear of... Read more

TomTom for iPhone app getting more features
TomTom for iPhone app getting more features By Stuart Miles

TomTom has said that it plans to bring a number of new features to its TomTom for iPhone app in the near future as free upgrades to those who have already... Read more

OpenStreetMap - Crowd sourced cartography set to re-map the world
OpenStreetMap - Crowd sourced cartography set to re-map the world By Dan Sung

The Ordnance Survey is paid for by the tax payer - serveral times over as it goes. So, why is it that we foot a further fee to Great Britain's national... Read more

TomTom app for Android on roadmap
TomTom app for Android on roadmap By Dan Sung

TomTom looks set to follow up its iPhone app with one for Google's Android operating system the company has implied to Pocket-lint. The satnav company... Read more

TomTom navigation and car kit coming to iPhone
TomTom navigation and car kit coming to iPhone By Stuart Miles

TomTom has confirmed that it will release its TomTom navigation service on the iPhone. But, rather than just a new application that gives you turn by turn... Read more

TomTom GO x40 series hits UK
TomTom GO x40 series hits UK By Stuart Miles

TomTom has announced the UK launch date and pricing for its new satnav range, the TomTom GO x40 on Wednesday. The new models, which were first showcased... Read more

TomTom and Navteq develop "Sat Nag"
TomTom and Navteq develop "Sat Nag" By Katie Scott

Two of the biggest players in the sat nav arena have teamed up to produce a device that promises not only to get you to your destination, but makes sure... Read more

TomTom 940 LIVE rumours surface
TomTom 940 LIVE rumours surface By Stuart Miles

TomTom is about to announce an update to its TomTom Go 930 model if UK retailer Handtec.co.uk is to be believed. The TomTom GO 940 LIVE as it will be called,... Read more

TomTom updates Rider 2nd Edition
TomTom updates Rider 2nd Edition By Amy-Mae Elliott

TomTom has announced an updated version of TomTom "Rider" 2nd Edition, its navigation device for bikers. New to the Rider are features TomTom has already... Read more

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