TomTom’s Fair Play GPS Reports Driving Habits to Insurance Companies

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TomTom’s Fair Play GPS Reports Driving Habits to Insurance Companies
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In the near future, your TomTom satnav unit could be snitching on you to your insurance company. TomTom is teaming up with UK-based insurance firm Motaquote for its first insurance product – a GPS unit called Fair Play that is designed to give safe drivers a lower premium. Thomas Schmidt, managing director TomTom Business Solutions,… Continue Reading...

TomTom Tells You How To Get To Sesame Street

TomTom Tells You How To Get To Sesame Street
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The latest characters to join TomTom’s growing list of celebrity voices are Sesame Street’s Bert and Ernie. Developed with Sesame Workshop and Locutio Voice Technologies, the famous Muppet pair will get you to where you need to go. You and your kids will have blast hto any destination, as Bert and Ernie keep you amused… Continue Reading...

TomTom Pulls Top Gear Special Edition Due To BBC Breach

TomTom Pulls Top Gear Special Edition Due To BBC Breach
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Not so long ago, we told you about the special edition satellite navigation device by TomTom which features the voice of the Stig (!) and Jeremy Clarkson, both of TopGear fame. Now due to a clause found in BBC’s own contact, this device had to be pulled off the shelves. According to the BBC, all… Continue Reading...

Jeremy Clarkson the Voice of TomTom GO LIVE Top Gear Edition GPS

Jeremy Clarkson the Voice of TomTom GO LIVE Top Gear Edition GPS
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TomTom is launching a limited edition GO LIVE “Top Gear” edition satnav device, featuring the hit British motoring TV show’s star presenter, Jeremy Clarkson, as well as its resident driving extraordinaire, the Stig. The new TomTom GO LIVE starts at $269.95 and will include a one year free subscription of HD Traffic, a technology that… Continue Reading...

TomTom List Tops 16 Longest Gaps Between US Interstate Exits

TomTom List Tops 16 Longest Gaps Between US Interstate Exits
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Have you ever wondered what stretches of Interstate and other limited-access highways in the U.S. had the longest gaps between exits from the road? Well, TomTom has come up with a list… and you may be surprised which states made the cut. Florida made it into the top 16 five times, with Pennsylvania coming in… Continue Reading...

Study: In Traffic, Men More Stressed Than Women

Study: In Traffic, Men More Stressed Than Women
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When it comes to remaining calm in traffic, women tend to have a cooler head than men, according to new research by satnav firm TomTom. Measuring the rise in stress level in saliva (ew!), British researchers tested volunteers when caught in a traffic jam and found that the levels for women increased by 8.7 percent… Continue Reading...

Homer Simpson Voices TomTom iPhone App: Woo Hoo!

Homer Simpson Voices TomTom iPhone App: Woo Hoo!
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Did you make a wrong turn? D-oh! Now that Homer will be your navigator, thanks to the new TomTom GPS iPhone app, you’ll never get lost on your way to pick up donuts again (woo hoo!). Homer Simpson, aka Dan Castellaneta, of The Simpsons fame, is the new voice of this TomTom app that’s available… Continue Reading...

New TomTom GO Live 1000 Model Requires a Light Touch

New TomTom GO Live 1000 Model Requires a Light Touch
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One of the downsides of winter (What? There’s a down side?) has to do with driving and your GPS device. If you own one, you know what we’re talking about – you have to take off your gloves in order to work your unit. Well, thanks to TomTom and its new European-market GO Live 1000… Continue Reading...