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  Topic: TomTom Launch Go Basic
BrianT

Replies: 11
Views: 3167

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:37 am   Subject: TomTom Launch Go Basic
Yes standalone has to be the future. It's probably been discussed at length but why on earth have TomTom given up their familiar iPhone application? There must be loads of people like me who were happ ...
  Topic: Rear facing average speed cameras on M1
BrianT

Replies: 31
Views: 14716

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2013 6:00 pm   Subject: Rear facing average speed cameras on M1
What difference does it make if they forward or rear face other than so that they can catch M/Cs?


Quite a few years ago the explanation I was given in Switzerland was that as personal car-mounte ...
  Topic: Rear facing average speed cameras on M1
BrianT

Replies: 31
Views: 14716

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2013 3:05 pm   Subject: Rear facing average speed cameras on M1
Most are rear facing in Switzerland and have been since at least 1974 when I arrived here.
  Topic: Exogear Exomount - Limpet Like Universal Mount
BrianT

Replies: 27
Views: 17248

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2011 8:01 pm   Subject: Exogear Exomount - Limpet Like Universal Mount
.. New one much tighter and one of the best sat nav holders I have bought.
Exceptional service from this company. Highly recommended.

That's really great to hear. Many thanks for letting us know.
  Topic: Exogear Exomount - Limpet Like Universal Mount
BrianT

Replies: 27
Views: 17248

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 4:40 pm   Subject: Exogear Exomount - Limpet Like Universal Mount
I don't believe he's referring to an I-Phone. My TT GPS' power connection is on the bottom, middle. That's the interference being commented on.

Whoops! I'm sure you're right. I got a bit excited ...
  Topic: Exogear Exomount - Limpet Like Universal Mount
BrianT

Replies: 27
Views: 17248

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2011 7:58 am   Subject: Exogear Exomount - Limpet Like Universal Mount
I don't see why the power lead should present a problem. That goes in on the short end - at least it does in the iPhone I have and the one in the photo. :-)

What they don't emphasize and what I rea ...
  Topic: Reviewed: Arkon Bluetooth GPS Car Kit for iPhone
BrianT

Replies: 34
Views: 18694

PostForum: Apple GPS Devices   Posted: Fri Dec 10, 2010 1:55 pm   Subject: Reviewed: Arkon Bluetooth GPS Car Kit for iPhone
No big deal but a couple of distracting typos there:

"...accommodate differnt models and phones encased in a bumoper or..."

Please feel free to delete this post later :-)
  Topic: TomTom iPhone v1.5
BrianT

Replies: 46
Views: 20366

PostForum: Apple GPS Devices   Posted: Fri Nov 05, 2010 9:24 am   Subject: TomTom iPhone v1.5
Just thought I'd report back that I bought TomTom for Western Europe the other day and although I've only used it a few times in the immediate area I am VERY happy with it. I bought a small car charge ...
  Topic: TomTom iPhone v1.5
BrianT

Replies: 46
Views: 20366

PostForum: Apple GPS Devices   Posted: Sun Oct 31, 2010 11:30 am   Subject: TomTom iPhone v1.5
Many thanks, gentlemen, for taking the time to reply - most helpful.

Mike, it's for my spanking new iPhone 4 and I certainly had anticipated plugging it in when in the car as I've always done with ...
  Topic: TomTom iPhone v1.5
BrianT

Replies: 46
Views: 20366

PostForum: Apple GPS Devices   Posted: Sat Oct 30, 2010 6:33 pm   Subject: TomTom iPhone v1.5
I used my iPhone in Greece sailing this summer with data turned off and had no problem with GPS.

Great - did you use your car kit (which you mention in your signature and which I believe contains a ...
  Topic: TomTom iPhone v1.5
BrianT

Replies: 46
Views: 20366

PostForum: Apple GPS Devices   Posted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 8:09 pm   Subject: TomTom iPhone v1.5
The iPhone gets the initial fix from the mobile cell but even if there is no signal the GPS eventually finds where it is. It just takes longer.

Oh OK, so that's how it works. Using the mobile cell ...
  Topic: TomTom iPhone v1.5
BrianT

Replies: 46
Views: 20366

PostForum: Apple GPS Devices   Posted: Fri Oct 29, 2010 6:02 pm   Subject: TomTom iPhone v1.5
I just read a posting on another forum (electricpig.co.uk) that:

"A little publicised reuirement is that the gps device in the iphone 3gs (and maybe the 4) is that the initial position is determin ...
  Topic: ARTICLE COMMENTS: How GPS Works
BrianT

Replies: 7
Views: 18842

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2010 11:34 am   Subject: ARTICLE COMMENTS: How GPS Works
Thanks for the article - I much enjoyed reading it. :-)

One thing: the link at the bottom to http://science.nasa.gov/Realtime/jtrack/3d/JTrack3d.html/ came up with a "page not found". Any chance of ...
  Topic: Replace an iPaq rx5935?
BrianT

Replies: 4
Views: 2311

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:04 am   Subject: Replace an iPaq rx5935?
OK, thanks for that. I just had a look around and I can't see that they still manufacture classic PDAs so maybe a secondhand model might be an idea.
  Topic: Replace an iPaq rx5935?
BrianT

Replies: 4
Views: 2311

PostForum: Beginners GPS Lounge   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 7:20 pm   Subject: Replace an iPaq rx5935?
Thanks for that. I haven't looked at Mio in years and they had slipped my mind - I'll take a look at their site now.
 
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