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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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Satsports Multi-sports GPS launches

Satsports Multi-sports GPS launches

There are all sorts of uses for GPS devices from plain navigation while driving or walking in unfamiliar areas to helping you improve your golf game. A company from the UK called Satsports has unveiled a new GPS device called the Multi-sports GPS today that bundles GPS for running, biking, skiing, and golfing into one weatherproof device.

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SiRFstarIV GSD4e chip promises always-on, super-frugal GPS

SiRFstarIV GSD4e chip promises always-on, super-frugal GPS

If you're tired of sluggish GPS acquisition times, truncated battery life while navigating and PND apps that mistakenly think you're two blocks away from where you're actually standing, it's worth getting excited about CSR's SiRFstarIV GSD4e GPS location processor.  Based on the company's latest SiRFstarIV technology, the GSD4e has its own, dedicated CPU which allows it to maintain a positional lock while keeping power requirements minimal; that, says CSR, makes it ideal for digital cameras, handheld consoles, wearable electronics and other portable devices.

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TomTom Start entry-level GPS unveiled

TomTom Start entry-level GPS unveiled

The problem with GPS solutions for many drivers is that they just don’t drive enough or take enough long trips to justify the expense of a GPS solution. TomTom has announced a new GPS device specifically for entry-level users who don’t spend much time in the car, but still want navigation when they are in the car. The device is called the TomTom Start.

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Navin miniHomer GPS waterproof keyring compass

Navin miniHomer GPS waterproof keyring compass

If you've ever lost your car, wife or house because of your poor sense of direction, then the miniHomer from Navin may save the day.  A keyring-sized GPS compass, the miniHomer may not have an appetite for donuts but it will store up to five different locations (one of which could be a donut store, admittedly) and guide you back to them with a digital compass.

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