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TomTom Car Kit incompatible with iPod touch, first-gen iPhone

TomTom Car Kit incompatible with iPod touch, first-gen iPhone

TomTom have confirmed that their Car Kit - the optional accessory to accompany the TomTom iPhone app - will only fully work with the iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS, thanks to a limitation in the TomTom application.  The app's limitation means that owners of the first-gen iPhone, together with iPod touch users, won't be able to take advantage of the Car Kit's integrated GPS receiver and speakerphone.

TomTom GO I-90 dash-integrated PND promises “infotainment”

TomTom GO I-90 dash-integrated PND promises “infotainment”

Guaranteed to strike fear into the hearts of English-lovers everywhere, TomTom's GO I-90 PND promises navigation "infotainment" with a double-DIN chassis and removable touchscreen slate.  Intended to curtail the rush of buyers from PNDs to smartphone navigation apps, TomTom's latest replaces your existing in-car audio head-unit with a combination entertainment system and turn-by-turn direction system.

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Nectar Bluetooth accessories now available

Nectar Bluetooth accessories now available

I am not a big fan of Bluetooth headsets outside of the car. I think people who wear their Bluetooth headset everywhere and talk while they are in the mall or at a restaurant, using them should be pummeled in the gonads. I can understand needing to keep your eyes on the road while driving though and Nectar has a line of accessories that are designed to keep your Bluetooth headset nearby.

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Nitrox X835 and X735 Bluetooth devices hands-on

Nitrox X835 and X735 Bluetooth devices hands-on

SlashGear stopped by new Bluetooth start-up Nitrox today to find out what they company had planned with their first range of cellphone accessories, the X835 car-kit and X735 stereo hands-free kit.  The X735, shown here, is already a RED DOT design winner, a compact Bluetooth clip with a monochrome OLED display, stereo A2DP support and a standard 3.5mm headphones jack.

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