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Mio Velo adds heart rate and cadence data to your phone

Mio Velo adds heart rate and cadence data to your phone

By Luke Edwards

For cyclists who want to track really specific data like cadence or power it means shelling out serious money for ANT+ sensors and their accompanying readout gadgets. At least it did, until the Mio Velo appeared.The Mio Velo is a wearable which, essentially,... Read more

Mio MiVue 388 review
4.0 stars

Mio MiVue 388 review

By Chris Hall

Dashcams leapt into the consciousness of the average driver in the UK following the spectacular meteor shower in Russia in 2013. The clear footage captured from a dashcam seemed to awaken some public interest in this class of in-car gadget.Mio has a range... Read more

Mio Link lets you monitor your heart rate with a $99 wristband

Mio Link lets you monitor your heart rate with a $99 wristband

By Elyse Betters

Mio Global is at the 2014 CES tradeshow in Las Vegas, where it just unveiled a sleek wristband designed to continuously monitor heart rate data.Called Mio Link, the band features Bluetooth Smart 4.0. It's a lot like a chest strap actually, only it works... Read more

Mio Cyclo 505 HC review
3.5 stars

Mio Cyclo 505 HC review

By Mike Lowe

We've had a love/hate relationship with the Mio Cyclo 505 in the number of weeks that we've been using it. Love because there's as much here as any cycling computer can offer these days and its full mapping and routes have come in handily plenty of times;... Read more

Mio Cyclo 100 Series fitness computers for the biking enthusiast

Mio Cyclo 100 Series fitness computers for the biking enthusiast

By Danny Brogan

Mio has introduced another bicycle computer range with the Mio Cyclo 100 series geared towards the serious rider. There are four devices launching with the 100 series: the Mio Cyclo 100, Mio Cyclo 105, Mio Cycle 105 H and Mio Cyclo 105 HC.The Mio Cycl0... Read more

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

Mio Cyclo 305 HC pictures and hands-on

Mio Cyclo 305 HC pictures and hands-on

By Chris Hall

Mio has announced a new line of bike computers which draws on the company's experience in the satnav arena. We've managed to get our hands on the Mio Cyclo 305 following its announcement yesterday.The Cyclo 305 is a complete package for your bike, including... Read more

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

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

By Danny Brogan

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,... 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 V575 TV
2.5 stars

Mio Navman V575 TV

By Paul Lester

Mobile phones have been cutting into the MP3 player market for some time now, and with more and more handhelds offering built-in GPS and car kits to provide navigational aides for drivers and ramblers, we’d expect the dedicated in-car satnav market... 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 C620t GPS receiver
4.0 stars

Mio C620t GPS receiver

By Stuart Miles

Mio's latest satnav solution comes with 3D maps complete with landmarks, but is it just gimmickry or does it actually help your driving? We take to the road to find out. The Mio C620t comes with a 4.3-inch widescreen as found in the competition from TomTom,... 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 A501 Digi Walker GPS PDA phone
3.5 stars

Mio A501 Digi Walker GPS PDA phone

By Stuart Miles

The Nokia N95 isn't the only phone that promises, a phone, a camera and a GPS in one device to take with you wherever you go. But can the Mio A501 live up to the challenge? We take a closer look. Best decribed as fat and stubby, the A501 is the follow-on... 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

Mio C520 GPS receiver
4.0 stars

Mio C520 GPS receiver

By Stuart Miles

Like Garmin and TomTom, Mio have followed the pack and gone widescreen with their latest range of satnav devices, but does the extra width help? We drove across the country to find out. Tech specs of the C520 include a 4.3-inch widescreen display with... 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 H610 GPS receiver
4.0 stars

Mio H610 GPS receiver

By Stuart Miles

Satnav's are so manly aren't they? - Well according to Mio, they are, and so it's taken the satnav out of the car and into the handbag with the Mio H610, which of course comes complete with a series of decorated interchangeable covers. Fashion faux par... Read more

Mio C250 GPS receiver
4.0 stars

Mio C250 GPS receiver

By Stuart Miles

Did you find that you got lost over the Christmas break? GPS units are great, but if you're one of these people that don't really drive that much then trying to justify the outlay for an expensive GPS system is tough. Mio thinks it has the answer with... 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 P350 GPS receiver
3.5 stars

Mio P350 GPS receiver

By Chris Hall

The Mio P350 is the latest GPS enabled PDA from the Mio “DigiWalker” stable. The distinct difference between this model and previous A201 version is that the GPS receiver is now part of the PDA case – no more flipping out an extra blob. This is... Read more

Mio C510E GPS receiver
4.0 stars

Mio C510E GPS receiver

By Stuart Miles

The Mio C510E is to the Mio C210 like Arnold Schwarzenegger is to Danny DeVito in the 1988 film comedy Twins. The bigger and more powerful of the two models, it's amazing that they've come from the same factory, in fact that only real sign is that underneath... Read more

Mio C210 GPS receiver
3.0 stars

Mio C210 GPS receiver

By Stuart Miles

As criminals find the urge to steal more GPS units, manufactures are finding the urge to make them smaller, so can Mio's entry-level unit, the C210, which is smaller than a tennis ball be the answer? We take a closer look. The Mio C210 comes with the... 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

Mio A701 GPS mobile phone
4.5 stars

Mio A701 GPS mobile phone

By Stuart Miles

The trouble with dedicated GPS units is that once you take them away from the car they don’t really offer that much. So what are you options, well you could go the Tibo route and add an MP3 or MPEG4 movie player to keep you entertained in the next traffic... Read more

Mio A201 GPS
3.5 stars

Mio A201 GPS

By Stuart Miles

GPS devices are having to evolve if they want to stay in the game and Mio has opted to offer its GPS devices on the back of a Pocket PC device running Windows Mobile. But does it work? The Mio A201 is an integrated GPS PDA that offers both portrait and... 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 Digiwalker 269 plus
3.0 stars

Mio Digiwalker 269 plus

By Stephen Patrick

If there is one technology that is driving handsets sales it is GPS (Global Positioning Systems). While an in-car solution will cost upwards of £2000 as part of a new car installation, the DIY route taken by the DigiWalker and its ilk comes in at a fraction... Read more

Mio 268
3.5 stars

Mio 268

By Stuart Miles

The price of satellite navigation is starting to come down to an affordable level, but does this mean corners are being cut? We put the latest entry-level GPS from Mio to the ultimate test - an Easter Bank Holiday weekend. Bank Holiday driving is horrible... 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