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    News - TomTom launches Apple iPhone app

    Sat-nav manufacturer brings its expertise to Apple's hugely-popular mobile phone.
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    Re: News - TomTom launches Apple iPhone app

    damn, there goes my dream of all apple lovers getting lost...forever....



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    Re: News - TomTom launches Apple iPhone app

    lol andehh

    Its ok though because it will probably explode and take the car with it

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    Re: News - TomTom launches Apple iPhone app

    How long does an iPhone battery last when the screen is on and processing 3D images like that?

    If it's anything like my Nokia - not long enough, and it's no substitute for a real Sat-Nav.

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    Re: News - TomTom launches Apple iPhone app

    Define 'real sat-nav'. Does the iPhone not have a 'real' GPS chip in it? Does it not run 'real' sat-nav software?

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    Re: News - TomTom launches Apple iPhone app

    Quote Originally Posted by kingpotnoodle View Post
    How long does an iPhone battery last when the screen is on and processing 3D images like that?
    Entirely valid point, and it's not long at all. But then true satnavs don't last all that long either (though longer than an iPhone, or any decent smartphone, as they don't have to process tens of other data or power other hardware) and they can usually be charged via a cigarette lighter if necessary.

    If you'd have a problem using satnav, chances are you'll have one with the iPhone too. I guess the real difference is, once you've got to where you're going, you'd need to take your phone with you for all the normal reasons.

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    Re: News - TomTom launches Apple iPhone app

    This is a nice addition for the ipod touch.

    I read somewhere that you have to buy a car kit.

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