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    PDA-based speed camera detector

    I'm after something that will tell me about speed cameras but I don't really need satnav as I already have it built into the car - of course, having it for 'free' would be great - I only need UK maps. I was toying with the idea of buying a PDA again and was wondering what options there are for this. Ideally, i'd like to have a built-in antenna or a wireless (eg. Bluetooth) remote one.

    The PDA itself should be a fairly decent PDA as well.

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    the new small road angels/snooper s1 type things are pretty cheap (under 100) and have all the gps based stuff. Im sure you wouldnt want laser ones as its now illegal.

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    Yes, i've seen those small Road Angels. I used to have the original 'classic' road angel in the tacky black ABS box! It did the job and the newer ones look a lot smarter.

    I'm more interested in a Pocket PC PDA that can be set up to have GPS/satnav and a speed camera database as I quite fancy having a PDA again. It could also be useful when i'm not in my own car.

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    In that case, probably the cheapest way youll get it is with something like TomTom software, you can run it on any windows pda, and the htc phones, which you might be able to get free if you can drop on a deal for one.

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    There is dedicated speed camera software available if you dont want tomtom.

    www.trafcam.com I think
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    the cheapest option if you dont want satnav are the units you can get from woolies for about £80. they just light up when a cameras coming.. not a pda, but lots cheaper because of it
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