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    News - TomTom issues fix for sat-nav leap year bug

    Stuggling to find a GPS signal on your TomTom? Here's the answer.
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    Re: News - TomTom issues fix for sat-nav leap year bug

    I've never had a dedicated satnav! I just started using my old Nokia n73 with nokia maps for navigation as soon as it was available. Moved to an N96 which I actually got a car mount for as I used it in anger a few times. Since then moved to a X10 and used google maps to navigate. Looking forward to testing my new Galaxy note this weekend (with GLASSNOS support and a 5.3" it should be good!). I'd invest in an app with local map storage if I used it enough to use up my data plan with google maps.

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    Re: News - TomTom issues fix for sat-nav leap year bug

    I've never bothered with a dedicated sat nav either, mostly I just have a quick look at a map then drive from memory and reading the road signs. Sometimes for the last few miles of around town or city driving I'll use a smartphone.

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    Re: News - TomTom issues fix for sat-nav leap year bug

    Ahh the old "turn it off and turn it back on" technique... solves 98.2% of all IT-related problems

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    Re: News - TomTom issues fix for sat-nav leap year bug

    Got my mum one of these for Christmas a few years back for about £100. I got her the base TomTom model and the maps were out of date. And then they don't update for free! WTF! Money rinsing a-holes. So they can all die a horrible death as far as I'm concerned.

    Used Skobler on my iPhone which isn't particularly good. What these things never seem to get right is that it is NEVER quicker to go through London than around the outside of it. Got an Atlas in my car now - prefect.

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    Re: News - TomTom issues fix for sat-nav leap year bug

    I never had dedicated satnav, my first one was my Dell X51v.
    After that all my phones have had built in google stuff...

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    Re: News - TomTom issues fix for sat-nav leap year bug

    Quote Originally Posted by McEwin View Post
    Got my mum one of these for Christmas a few years back for about £100. I got her the base TomTom model and the maps were out of date. And then they don't update for free! WTF! Money rinsing a-holes. So they can all die a horrible death as far as I'm concerned.

    Used Skobler on my iPhone which isn't particularly good. What these things never seem to get right is that it is NEVER quicker to go through London than around the outside of it. Got an Atlas in my car now - prefect.
    I got one for Christmas a couple of years ago, it came with a year's updates. And £10 credit for silly voices...

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    Re: News - TomTom issues fix for sat-nav leap year bug

    I have a dedicated sat nav and it lives in my glove box along with my bobby goggles.

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    Re: News - TomTom issues fix for sat-nav leap year bug

    As a software designer you really should think about this kind a bugs. Kind a fail of TomTom.

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