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Land Rover Sat Nav DVD – are they having a laugh?

Land Rover Sat Nav DVD – are they having a laugh?

Having a sat nav should in theory make your life a little easier. Its main purpose is to remove any unnecessary stress from those car journeys. It will basically get you to where you want to go without too much fuss. So why then should an inbuilt sat nav system cause my blood pressure to rise? All I wanted to do was ...

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Funny GPS Jokes

Funny GPS Jokes

One of our readers sent me a link to this video. It came about as we were exchanging messages on funny GPS jokes. The clip is taken from a show that was shown on the BBC a few years back - Oz and James' Big Wine Adventures. The premise of the show saw Oz Clarke, a wine expert and writer, accompany James May, a ...

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A Refurbished TomTom GPS – Should You Buy One?

A Refurbished TomTom GPS – Should You Buy One?

These days there seems to be many more refurbished sat nav devices available for sale. A number of online stores have them on offer with large discounts and it seems that they are certainly becoming a popular option. I did a search for a refurbished TomTom GPS and found that there were a range of different models ...

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GPS Navigation Problems – terrible sat nav mishaps

GPS Navigation Problems – terrible sat nav mishaps

Recently it seems that blindly following the sat nav and finding oneself in a bit of a pickle is becoming all the rage. These incidents are rather amusing to watch on the computer but they can cause lots of damage and endanger life. GPS navigation problems are being blamed by the drivers for these situations. What ...

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Sat Nav Screen Protector – should you get one?

Sat Nav Screen Protector – should you get one?

The screen of my TomTom GO 50 is now scratched. I took it off the windscreen mount and threw it into the front pocket of my backpack. No big deal you might say? Usually not, except this time I had a big bunch of keys and a load of coins there too. I guess it's not the optimum environment for keeping a sat nav in one ...

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Garmin nuvi 42lm portable gps – discontinued?

Garmin nuvi 42lm portable gps – discontinued?

  This sat nav is one of those units with a smaller screen - 4.3 inches to be exact. It's perhaps a little unusual as the screen size of other devices appears to be growing every year. That trend may be due to continue as the Garmin nuvi 42lm portable GPS has now been discontinued by the manufacturer. Why ...

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How To Update Garmin Maps – An Easy Guide

How To Update Garmin Maps – An Easy Guide

  You have a brand new Garmin sat nav your delighted with it? Great however, have you checked to see if the maps on your device are up to date? There's not much point in having sat nav maps that are out of date. Here I'm going to look at how you can easily update your Garmin maps. One Way System - My ...

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Garmin nuvi 67LM review – Is it good value?

Garmin nuvi 67LM review – Is it good value?

  Garmin's nuvi 67LM is part of their budget range of sat nav devices. It's joined by the 57LM, 58LM and the 68LM in the entry level line up. It therefore, competes with the likes of the TomTom GO 50 for you attention (and your money of course!). This device comes with a 6inch screen and the letters (LM) tell ...

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What is Space Junk? – Should we be Concerned?

What is Space Junk? – Should we be Concerned?

Space exploration is an unbelievable achievement for mankind. The ability to land on the moon really is the stuff of science fiction. Using satellites that orbit the earth in order to find a restaurant is a triumph of technology. These  are all fabulous accomplishments in their own rights and they have undoubtedly ...

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Garmin nuvi 2599 Review – is it as good as TomTom?

Garmin nuvi 2599 Review – is it as good as TomTom?

My first time properly using the Garmin Nuvi 2599 did not go as well as I had anticipated. In fairness this was nothing whatsoever to do with the device itself, rather it was because one of the kids decided to take the USB charging cable. Apparently it also charges some of their electronic devices.....grrr! ...

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TomTom Sat Nav Reviews – TomTom Go 5000

TomTom Sat Nav Reviews – TomTom Go 5000

The Go 5000 is TomTom's premium offering in their satellite navigation products. In case you were wondering the TomTom Go 6000 is exactly the same unit, the only difference being the screen size. The Go 5000 has a 5" screen whilst the 6000 has a 6" screen. Oh, and there's also a difference in price of around £50. ...