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Now that you have found us we hope you will find our forums a friendly and helpful place to ask questions and receive answers. With over 500,000 registered users, we have one of the busiest satnav forums.

We offer unbiased reviews of all manner of GPS devices and you can be sure that we have tested every device we review, no PR re-hashes here, just honest opinions and in-depth experience from our team of respected editors and moderators.

We also produce the PocketGPSWorld Speed Camera Database, a speed camera warning service compatible with a huge range of satnavs. It is the most comprehensive database of its kind and now covers 80 countries. Don't take our word for it, take a wander through our forums and see what our customers think of our database and our service. Their feedback is better than any marketing spiel we can come up with.

And finally, don't be afraid to ask, if you need satnav help, want to install speed camera alerts, or just need advice on a purchase, we're here to help. Don't be shy, just head to the forums.

News: Navman Release MiVUE860 DashCam with Tyre Pressure Monitors

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Navman has released a new GPS-enabled dashcam that goes the extra mile towards driver safety with tyre pressure monitors included. The set up includes a rear-camera as well as 4 battery-powered sensors that you place on your tyre valves. The pressure and temperature on each tyre is then monitored with audible and visual alerts if there are any issues. Other features include a 2.7-inch touchscreen and speed camera alerts.

The MiVUE860 is currently available in Australia and New Zealand and it is unknown as of now whether the model will be released elsewhere in the world under Mitac's other brands: Mio in Europe and Magellan in the USA.

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Posted by maft on Friday, September 21 @ 08:47:38 EDT

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News: China Is One-Step Closer to Global Navigation Coverage

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China has launched another pair of satellites for it's BeiDou-3 GPS system with a view to having 18 BeiDou-3 satellites in place by the end of the year. The Chinese BeiDou system, named after the Chines name for the "Big Dipper" constellation, has been serving China since 2012 and Asia-Pacific since 2012. The long-term goal is global coverage and less reliance on the US GPS system.

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Posted by maft on Thursday, September 20 @ 15:26:32 EDT

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News: TomTom Attack Android Use In Cars

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TomTom has warned the car industry that partnering up with the tech companies of Silicon Valley is against their own interests.

They say that integrating Google’s Android operating systems in vehicles poses a threat.

In an interview, TomTom's CEO Harold Goddijn said: "It is a real threat for the entire car industry to give the keys to the kingdom to a third party with its own strategy and tactics".

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Posted by rob brady on Thursday, September 20 @ 11:35:32 EDT

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News: New Super Average Speed Cameras

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New "Super" average speed cameras have arrived on the streets of the UK. They have been rolled out on the main route into Plymouth city centre.

As well as capturing those that exceed the speed limit, they can now more easily record motorists who smoke, eat or drink whilst driving.

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Posted by rob brady on Thursday, September 20 @ 11:02:26 EDT

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News: Hidden Speed Cameras Playing With People’s Lives

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The danger of hidden speed cameras has been highlighted.

Mohammed Darez has called attention to a camera on the A677, Preston New Road in Blackburn which he says is obscured by overhanging branches from a tree in the adjacent garden.

He says that it is "playing with people’s lives" and "It is only a matter of time before someone gets seriously hurt or killed on this road".

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Posted by rob brady on Thursday, September 20 @ 10:40:57 EDT

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Subscribers: This Week's Subscriber Awards

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Every time we release the PocketGPSWorld.com Speed Camera Database we award those subscribers whose reports met our qualifying criteria a FREE 1 year membership to the site. We will publish the user-names of those who achieved the award following each release.

Of the 28 unique submitters who were first to make qualifying reports for this weeks database release (16.093) congratulations are due for the following 12 members who have just been awarded a FREE 1 year subscription:

alab, CAA_0119210500, CAA_0205180645, Captain_Mak, danwalton, gohector, jwsi, keblec, markfaulkner, Merkin, Phltthomas, rrmitko


Six users missed out by not having a qualifying subscription. The remaining 10 were Lifetime Members. Our continued thanks to: DeeSee, falkirk81, ikeric, JPV, MaFt, marksfish, philpinto, Rick-uk, Robfnet, SatMonkey.

Our thanks to those who support the database and continue to report sites and locations, this is the reward, and for those who prefer to steal and abuse the service, read this thread. We WILL detect you.
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Posted by maft on Thursday, September 20 @ 10:07:49 EDT

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Subscribers: The PocketGPSWorld.com CamerAlert Speed Camera Database Has Just Been Updated!

Speed Cameras


Version 16.093 - 19 Sep 2018

This release sees 74 static and mobile speed cameras added/removed/modified across the various speed camera databases. Please keep submitting all sightings of mobile speed cameras so we can keep our database up to date with active sites. Apparently-inactive sites are regularly removed from the database (note that these do not get included in the total above).

Please click here for the full breakdown of country, speed camera type and number. All members submitting qualifying reports of static/mobile speed cameras will be credited with their subscription awards by 17:00 20 Sep 18.

Dont forget our RSS feed which is updated every time we release the speed camera database. Simply right click on the RSS image and select copy shortcut, then post the link into your favourite RSS reader.

You can submit new speed camera locations or submit changes to current cameras by following this link to the submission page and you can download the database via this link.

A beginner's guide to the speed camera database can be found here, and some installation instructions for most units can be found here.

Please watch for further announcements on the homepage or sign up to our weekly newsletter alerts which carry full details of future speed camera database releases. The newsletter signup box is located on the top left of all site pages. Your privacy is important to us, we do not sell on your email details.
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Posted by maft on Wednesday, September 19 @ 12:11:58 EDT

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Subscribers: This Week's Subscriber Awards

Free Subscriptions!
Every time we release the PocketGPSWorld.com Speed Camera Database we award those subscribers whose reports met our qualifying criteria a FREE 1 year membership to the site. We will publish the user-names of those who achieved the award following each release.

Of the 20 unique submitters who were first to make qualifying reports for this weeks database release (16.092) congratulations are due for the following 5 members who have just been awarded a FREE 1 year subscription:

CAA_1208143828, GIG, johnnym100, solarb, tom6450


One user missed out by not having a qualifying subscription. The remaining 14 were Lifetime Members. Our continued thanks to: broneif, CA_0209225915, CAA_0108210938, Daggers, hilarie, macacan, MaFt, marksfish, MikeB, newtomoneowner, Quinny1, Rick-uk, spoon246, Stuart-S.

Our thanks to those who support the database and continue to report sites and locations, this is the reward, and for those who prefer to steal and abuse the service, read this thread. We WILL detect you.
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Posted by maft on Thursday, September 13 @ 07:45:52 EDT

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Subscribers: The PocketGPSWorld.com CamerAlert Speed Camera Database Has Just Been Updated!

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Version 16.092 - 12 Sep 2018

This release sees 55 static and mobile speed cameras added/removed/modified across the various speed camera databases. Please keep submitting all sightings of mobile speed cameras so we can keep our database up to date with active sites. Apparently-inactive sites are regularly removed from the database (note that these do not get included in the total above).

Please click here for the full breakdown of country, speed camera type and number. All members submitting qualifying reports of static/mobile speed cameras will be credited with their subscription awards by 17:00 13 Sep 18.

Dont forget our RSS feed which is updated every time we release the speed camera database. Simply right click on the RSS image and select copy shortcut, then post the link into your favourite RSS reader.

You can submit new speed camera locations or submit changes to current cameras by following this link to the submission page and you can download the database via this link.

A beginner's guide to the speed camera database can be found here, and some installation instructions for most units can be found here.

Please watch for further announcements on the homepage or sign up to our weekly newsletter alerts which carry full details of future speed camera database releases. The newsletter signup box is located on the top left of all site pages. Your privacy is important to us, we do not sell on your email details.
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Posted by maft on Wednesday, September 12 @ 13:45:29 EDT

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News: Urban Average Speed Cameras Slash Speeding

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There has been a huge reduction in speeding on Scotland's first urban road that uses average speed cameras.

The cameras, which track motorists over a distance on Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh, have just completed their first full year of operation. They catch an average of two drivers per day - this is in stark contrast to the three in every five vehicles caught before the system's installation.

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Posted by rob brady on Thursday, September 06 @ 09:40:57 EDT

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Subscribers: This Week's Subscriber Awards

Free Subscriptions!
Every time we release the PocketGPSWorld.com Speed Camera Database we award those subscribers whose reports met our qualifying criteria a FREE 1 year membership to the site. We will publish the user-names of those who achieved the award following each release.

Of the 22 unique submitters who were first to make qualifying reports for this weeks database release (16.091) congratulations are due for the following 4 members who have just been awarded a FREE 1 year subscription:

aj_irishman, CAA_0914224105, itnerd, W6tty


One user missed out by not having a qualifying subscription. The remaining 17 were Lifetime Members. Our continued thanks to: akkipaa, DaveUK, DavidIr, DeeSee, DennisN, FmTroll, JPV, Marinemw, Mearns, merlindriver, newbieuser, newtomoneowner, philpinto, Privateer, sussamb, topref, TVRGRIFF.

Our thanks to those who support the database and continue to report sites and locations, this is the reward, and for those who prefer to steal and abuse the service, read this thread. We WILL detect you.
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Posted by maft on Thursday, September 06 @ 09:31:16 EDT

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News: Speed Camera Upgrade For Cambridgeshire

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Cambridgeshire is planning to spend £600,000 on new cameras. The new digital devices will replace the ageing "wet-film" static cameras.

A report from Cambridgeshire County Council says: "Road traffic collisions have a significant burden on health services. KSI (killed or seriously injured) casualties per 100,000 population, is currently red for Cambridgeshire, and specifically for East Cambs, Huntingdonshire and South Cambs districts (Fenland and Cambridge City are amber).”

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Posted by rob brady on Thursday, September 06 @ 09:13:31 EDT

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Articles: The PocketGPSWorld.com CamerAlert Speed Camera Database Has Just Been Updated!

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Version 16.091 - 05 Sep 2018

This release sees 27 static and mobile speed cameras added/removed/modified across the various speed camera databases. Please keep submitting all sightings of mobile speed cameras so we can keep our database up to date with active sites. Apparently-inactive sites are regularly removed from the database (note that these do not get included in the total above).

Please click here for the full breakdown of country, speed camera type and number. All members submitting qualifying reports of static/mobile speed cameras will be credited with their subscription awards by 17:00 06 Sep 18.

Dont forget our RSS feed which is updated every time we release the speed camera database. Simply right click on the RSS image and select copy shortcut, then post the link into your favourite RSS reader.

You can submit new speed camera locations or submit changes to current cameras by following this link to the submission page and you can download the database via this link.

A beginner's guide to the speed camera database can be found here, and some installation instructions for most units can be found here.

Please watch for further announcements on the homepage or sign up to our weekly newsletter alerts which carry full details of future speed camera database releases. The newsletter signup box is located on the top left of all site pages. Your privacy is important to us, we do not sell on your email details.
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Posted by maft on Wednesday, September 05 @ 14:13:30 EDT

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News: Plea For More Speed Cameras

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There has been a plea for a speed camera to be installed on a Leeds road following a horrific crash.

The collision, with a Uber taxi, led to the tragic death of four young men, with two further passengers in the car injured. The cab driver was also injured.

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Posted by rob brady on Tuesday, September 04 @ 14:50:56 EDT

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News: Aberdonians To Take To The Streets

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An initiative to allow the residents of Aberdeen to use speed cameras guns is to be considered this week.

The police would train locals in the use of the devices as part of a Community Speedwatch (CSW) scheme first proposed back in June.

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Posted by rob brady on Monday, September 03 @ 05:49:37 EDT

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