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  Topic: The Sat-Nav Is Dead. Long Live GPS-Based Fitness Devices!
dchbrown

Replies: 25
Views: 10842

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:56 am   Subject: The Sat-Nav Is Dead. Long Live GPS-Based Fitness Devices!
I think that for the average person they will use their phone first and only a PND if they have one already - I can't see that many people going out and buying one today.

Then for the more advanced ...
  Topic: "Avoid delay" stretches permanently blocked out
dchbrown

Replies: 18
Views: 7049

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:03 am   Subject: "Avoid delay" stretches permanently blocked out
Just to add to this topic - ive seen this as well.

On my old 940 if you added an avoid to a route, it would be marked on the map in pink and it applied it to the route for several days. It would av ...
  Topic: TomTom 1005 Europe for 143
dchbrown

Replies: 11
Views: 4841

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2012 6:34 am   Subject: TomTom 1005 Europe for 143
Not only is Amazon now quoting 1-2 months for delivery the price has jumped back up to 248.
  Topic: TomTom 1005 Europe for 143
dchbrown

Replies: 11
Views: 4841

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2012 3:36 pm   Subject: TomTom 1005 Europe for 143
It is the imminent expiry of the current live services on my 940 that prompted the purchase - when you take the 47.50 i would have paid for renewing those into account I got the 1005 for 95!!
  Topic: TomTom 1005 Europe for 143
dchbrown

Replies: 11
Views: 4841

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Aug 18, 2012 11:00 pm   Subject: TomTom 1005 Europe for 143
Just wanted to let everyone know about Amazon offering the 1005 for only 143. Not sure why but the price has dropped by over 100 in the last couple of days.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/TomTom-1005-Co ...
  Topic: Cheap TT 940s in Halfords 199
dchbrown

Replies: 19
Views: 8719

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 11:02 pm   Subject: Cheap TT 940s in Halfords 199
i had a drive round the 3 stores near us this morning but no look. They all had the 540 up for 179.99 but no 940's in sight.

I was told at the final store that the last 940 in the region (south) h ...
  Topic: TomTom GO Celebrates Its 5th Birthday Today
dchbrown

Replies: 17
Views: 13688

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2009 5:40 pm   Subject: TomTom GO Celebrates Its 5th Birthday Today
I had an original go but some light fingured person helped relieve me of it a couple of years ago (and a new drivers window too!)

I learnt the lesson about leaving it on the windscreen that day...
  Topic: Tomtom 730 FM Transmitter Volume
dchbrown

Replies: 7
Views: 2821

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 7:51 am   Subject: Tomtom 730 FM Transmitter Volume
i have the same problem

i dont know of a "fix" but what i do is to only send music via fm and still have the instructions via the internal speaker.

that way i can control the volume of the instr ...
  Topic: Map Update - No Quote!
dchbrown

Replies: 4
Views: 2083

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 7:48 am   Subject: Map Update - No Quote!
that was happening to me too

tomtom are still trying to work out whats wrong - but i solved it myself

I have a 520 and i had maps on both the internal memory and the external. in fact i had the ...
  Topic: TomTom Map Update Service prices
dchbrown

Replies: 19
Views: 7054

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2008 7:40 am   Subject: TomTom Map Update Service prices
Single Map Update = 49.xx

Update Service = 55.xx
(includes map update plus 4 more during the next 12 months)

So you can pay 49 for 1 update or for just 5 odd more you get an additional 4 fu ...
  Topic: TomTom HOME 2.4 released
dchbrown

Replies: 366
Views: 106829

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 3:54 pm   Subject: TomTom HOME 2.4 released
OK ive had a reply from Tomtom support, apprently i need to update to the latest version of the maps in order to benefit from this special offer for the latest version of the maps. Makes sense doesnt ...
  Topic: TomTom HOME 2.4 released
dchbrown

Replies: 366
Views: 106829

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Fri Sep 26, 2008 12:34 pm   Subject: TomTom HOME 2.4 released
I cant get the updates to work!

When i open the maps in home i only get the option to purchase at full price.

Ive updated to 2.4, and my device is a 520 with 8.010 software and 7.20 maps.

Con ...
  Topic: Intermittent loss of sound
dchbrown

Replies: 13
Views: 4195

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2008 12:00 pm   Subject: Intermittent loss of sound
mines done that a few times too - all sound just goes.

no phone, no music and no directions

it is fixed by turning it off - what i have noticed is that it does a "cold" startup when you turn it ...
  Topic: German Courts Rule Phone Nav Units Illegal
dchbrown

Replies: 36
Views: 28619

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2008 4:10 pm   Subject: German Courts Rule Phone Nav Units Illegal
the questions that are unanswered are:

2. there are so many otherthing you can do while driving with hands which is allowed (eating, smoking, radio, touching your partner...), so why are they not g ...
  Topic: Buy One now or wait for v4?
dchbrown

Replies: 20
Views: 6790

PostForum: TomTom Portable Navigation Devices   Posted: Sat May 17, 2008 11:30 am   Subject: Buy One now or wait for v4?
you dont need the sd card or extra space?

the sd card means you can always get different maps in the future if you need it rather than having to replace the whole thing!

as for the extra screen ...
 
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