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  Topic: Tomtom or Garmin for South Africa
Bodo

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PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Nov 18, 2007 4:24 pm   Subject: Tomtom or Garmin for South Africa
I would like to buy my son who lives in South Africa a GPS system when he comes to visit me for Christmas.
I personally think there is not much to choose between Tomtom and Garmin - they are both goo ...
  Topic: GPS Software for South Africa
Bodo

Replies: 1
Views: 1170

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Mon Apr 02, 2007 10:50 pm   Subject: GPS Software for South Africa
I am planning a holiday to South Africa next month and am looking for GPS software to load onto my Windows Mobile 5 device (MDA Pro).

Has anybody got experience with South African maps and/or softw ...
  Topic: Garmin Mobile 10 Availability
Bodo

Replies: 0
Views: 1063

PostForum: Garmin Handheld GPS Receivers   Posted: Sun Mar 18, 2007 12:27 am   Subject: Garmin Mobile 10 Availability
Does anybody know when the Mobile 10 solution will be available in the UK? Garmin mention it in their price list, and it seems as if it is available in the USA and Canada. I have also seen it advertis ...
  Topic: No V6 Upgade For PDA Users - Official Response From TomTom
Bodo

Replies: 83
Views: 25681

PostForum: TomTom Software-Only Products   Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2006 1:48 pm   Subject: No V6 Upgade For PDA Users - Official Response From TomTom
Anybody wishing to move to other software than TomRom should also look at Garmin.
Their web site talks of the Mobile 20 solution which is a smartphone (PDA?) holder with software and maps. And, of c ...
  Topic: Holux GPSlim GR-236 Review
Bodo

Replies: 68
Views: 63395

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Sun Sep 11, 2005 11:05 pm   Subject: Test Criteria
Another way of rating a new GPS unit would be a simple points system.

For example, plus 5 points if the unit has no flashing lights.
Plus 5 points for an on/off switch.
10 points if it gets a fix ...
  Topic: TT5 - Why?
Bodo

Replies: 2
Views: 1380

PostForum: TomTom Software-Only Products   Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2005 4:41 pm   Subject: TT5 - Why?
I have upgraded from TT3.07 to TT5, and am very happy.
It takes some time to learn all the good things that TT5 can do (Like all REAL men, I never read manuals, help screens or guides).
I have found ...
  Topic: Using GPS to plot my route accross Africa......
Bodo

Replies: 6
Views: 3440

PostForum: Advanced GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Jul 17, 2005 10:03 pm   Subject: Using GPS to plot my route accross Africa......
I have used a Garmin eMap GPS in South Africa using the WORLDMAP maps. Except for the cities, all major roads seemed to exist.
The eMap also has the ability to track your routeand store it for downlo ...
  Topic: Comments after a 6 country trip with TT5
Bodo

Replies: 8
Views: 4129

PostForum: TomTom Software-Only Products   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2005 2:27 pm   Subject: Comments after a 6 country trip with TT5
I must admit - I have never used the Travel-Via option. I will try it out - thanks for the tip
  Topic: Comments after a 6 country trip with TT5
Bodo

Replies: 8
Views: 4129

PostForum: TomTom Software-Only Products   Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2005 11:03 pm   Subject: Comments after a 6 country trip with TT5
I have just returned from a 2,500 mile trip to Bressanone in northern Italy and Vienna in Austria.
Fortunately my upgrade to TT5 arrived about 3 weeks before, giving me some time to install and learn ...
  Topic: IBM to equip all UAE cars with GPS and tracking device
Bodo

Replies: 15
Views: 9698

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2005 7:54 pm   Subject: IBM to equip all UAE cars with GPS and tracking device
I spent four years in BHahrain, Saudi Arabia and Dubai/Abu Dhabi, and owned two cars during this time.

The bell that sounds in cars goes off at just over 100 Km/h, and is extremely irritating. You ...
  Topic: IBM to equip all UAE cars with GPS and tracking device
Bodo

Replies: 15
Views: 9698

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2005 12:09 am   Subject: IBM to equip all UAE cars with GPS and tracking device
This opens up many possibilities....
Law enforcement - as it will be possible to create a detailed log of driving, speeding might finally become something of the past. :D
Road tax - We might be ab ...
  Topic: PDA vs dedicated unit
Bodo

Replies: 6
Views: 2005

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2005 10:29 am   Subject: PDA vs dedicated unit
A PocketPC solution also has the advantage of being able to load another software package.
I am sure you know the feeling - a week after you bought your gadget, the new, much improved one is availabl ...
  Topic: Caution how you handle your Bluetooth GPS.
Bodo

Replies: 5
Views: 2864

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2005 10:15 am   Subject: Caution how you handle your Bluetooth GPS.
Is there any way that this can be tested?
I mean, is there a way that a "safe" static charge can be sent to a GPS unit to check if it will fail?
The normal user of an GPS has no way of diagnosing a ...
  Topic: Speed Limit
Bodo

Replies: 3
Views: 1644

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2005 8:22 pm   Subject: Speed Limit
Destinator does have the ability to warn you when you are over the speed limit.
I tried this option for 1 day only, as the warnings are either on or off, and can not be configured.
Some speed limits ...
  Topic: Microsoft Patent, or is it ?
Bodo

Replies: 12
Views: 7347

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2005 7:58 pm   Subject: Microsoft Patent, or is it ?
QWERTY?? Not QUERTY??
That probably explains my many spelling mistaiks! Embarassed

hmmm - just thinking - how will Microsoft mark Latitude and Longitude on a world globe? Now that will be creative t ...
 
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