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Gadget of the Week
TomTom Navigator 5 Bluetooth
Satellite Navigation System for use with PDAs
Now has full postcode navigation
Allows you to select either the shortest route or the fastest route
Allows you to specify journey by car, bicycle or on-foot
More road names appear on screen during the journey
Newly designed Bluetooth wireless GPS receiver provides increased battery life (10 hours, up from 6)
Bluetooth GPS receivers increased sensitivity means that you can have the device in your pocket whilst travelling on foot or by bicycle
Can now view the route before you actually start driving
Can navigate to addresses already stored in your PDAs address book
No need to buy additional memory card as one is supplied already
Simple installation from SD memory card supplied
Supports TomTom PLUS Traffic and Weather information systems (One month free trial included)
Some of the mapping errors remain uncorrected from previous version
Competitive Internet Price: c £197 inc. VAT
Upgrade software from previous journey: 59 Euros (currently equivalent to around £40 sterling).
Star Rating 9 Stars An excellent Satellite Navigation System for PDA users, with many of version 4s weaknesses addressed.
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