Garmin nuvi 3597 LMT sat nav hands-on review

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The Garmin nüvi 3597 LMT sat nav is one of the brand’s top-flight GPS devices, but what does it bring to the table? Let’s face it, portable GPS navigation units used to be special but now they’re ubiquitous: You can find GPS units shoved in cameras, and any smartphone on any platform. What’s special about [...]

Navigate Christmas with Garmin’s nüvi 3598LMT-D sat-nav

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From arriving on time for the festive family feast to finding the best routes for weekends away – finding your way around has just got a whole lot easier, thanks to Garmin’s latest top of the range sat-nav – the award-winning nüvi 3598LMT-D. The nüvi 3598LMT-D uses state of the art technology to avoid traffic while [...]

HTC Mini+ phone extension and Fetch security tag

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Remember back at the start of the year when I reported on the HTC Mini, the companion device that connects to your smartphone and lets you take calls without exposing your flagship / oversized handset? Well, Engadget got to play with it, and Fetch. The tech blog was invited to get a hands-on with the [...]

Garmin HUD – inexpensive smartphone GPS heads up display

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How often do you turn on your GPS and then check it constantly no matter how short the journey? These clever route-makers are great but are still a distraction. One way of solving the driver’s eyes being drawn from the road ahead is to have an expensive heads-up display (HUD) fitted to your car. Garmin [...]

Google Maps for iOS here now with Street View and public transport

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It’s finally happened! iPhone owners are finally able to find their way once more now that Google has released the much needed iOS Maps software. After the cartographic catastrophe that is Apple Maps, the sense of relief across iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad owners is virtually palpable. The new Google Maps app is available to [...]

Wii U app gets you flying in a Google Streetview panorama

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If you’re lucky enough to have bought a Nintendo Wii U you could be soon spying on people via Google Streetview. The new Wii U app incorporates Google Maps in a pretty funky. The app takes the motion-sensing smarts from the Wii U’s touchscreen GamePad to have you panning around Street View in real time [...]