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just ordered TomTom Go. Do I need anything else?

Discussion in 'Mobile Phones Forum' started by Jules, Oct 24, 2004.

  1. Jules

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    I'm sick of my family asking me to produce a map & directions off the PC everytime they go anywhere, so I've just ordered TomTom Go for £412 :thumbsup: .
    Now I can say ... "just plug this in, and follow the instructions".

    I'm pretty sure the unit comes with everything you need to get started, e.g. memory card, mount etc..

    But is there any official or third party software that I should download for speed cameras, enhanced functionality etc? If so, where would I get it from?
     
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    I would strongly recommend that anyone purchasing ANY Tom Tom product should also invest in a good paper based road map & a compass :laugh:

    You should find all you need to know here.
     
  3. Jules

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    Thanks for the link.

    Map & compass :eek: It's not awful is it? I can still cancel the order at this stage.
    The reviews I've read seem to like it.
     
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    i have tom tom and find it great i have downloaded some add ons from pocket gps
     
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    Like a lot of (most?) technical products these days, it's a bit of a lottery. It's best you read up on the Pocket GPS forum & make your own decision.
     
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    I think once you've used a GPS, you will wonder how you managed without it for so long!

    With just a basic undertanding of what GPS is about and half an hour messing with it, most people should be able to get going.

    Its worth downloading some POIs such as the speed camara database or petrol stations etc from www.pocketgps.co.uk
     
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    Well I've had my TomTom Go for about 2 months and love it. I've had no problems and think it's very easy to set up and use.
     
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    I second that :clap: :clap: :clap:

    I use Navman with a XDAII :smashin:
     
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    Just a quick plug for the £249 Sat Nav unit that Aldi are doing from this Thursday.

    Its only £249 and its not only sat nav but u get a top flight pocket pc as well!

    I was going to go for the tom tom go - but at this price its a no brainer.

    And the gps is built into the main unit so no external antennae and as long as u have battery power - u can use it whilst on foot!

    Dave, Oldham.
     
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    Yes,I bought this from Aldi and pleased with it.How do you change the batteries.I would have thought at some stage you need a new battery?
     
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    I dont think the battery is "user" replaceable.............dont forget u have a 3yr warranty on it.

    Dave, Oldham.
     
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    What do I do after 3years? Do I have to bin my medion95000?
    :confused: :confused: :confused:
     

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