TomTom Sport Watches Pack GPS to Take on Nike FuelBand


Today TomTom announced two new sport watches to help athletes track their running, biking and swimming. The new TomTom Runner and TomTom Multi-Sport can help users track their exercises using the motion sensors as well as GPS location. Both watches feature large scratch-proof displays that are both weather- and waterproof with simple one-button controls similar […]

Apple Maps Replaces Google With TomTom, OpenStreetMaps and “Others”

Apple TomTom iOS 6 Maps app

Apple is abandoning abandon Google Maps data in iOS 6, partnering with a number of other companies to create a much better Maps app. According to The Verge, Apple is using data from TomTom and OpenStreetMaps and “others” in its new Maps app. Apple doesn’t specify which companies it uses for which feature, though we assume […]

TomTom Making the Jump to Android This Summer


While Google and Apple have been stealing the mapping spotlight with rumors of a bitter feud that will see Apple kick Google to the curb with iOS 6, major navigation player TomTom, which was among one of the earliest GPS manufacturers to arrive on Apple’s iOS platform to deliver voice guided turn-by-turn driving instructions, will […]

Why I’m Nervous About OTA Syncing on iOS 5


So, it’s lunch time and I thought before I headed out to grab a bite that I would check to see if any podcasts I listened to had updated. I also thought I’d check to see if any iOS Apps had an update. Sure enough there were updates in both cases. The podcasts came in […]

HTC and TomTom Team Up For Navigation


HTC has been talking about its HTC Locations for some time now, and it looks like it has chosen a partner to make it happen and that partner is TomTom. The partnership is touting a “zero-wait” navigation experience and it will only be available initially on the HTC Desire D and Z models in Europe […]

TomTom Offers iPhone 4 Users Free Adapter for iPhone Car Kit


If you’re using TomTom’s navigation App and car kit for the iPhone and have moved from an iPhone 3Gs to an iPhone 4, you probably discovered that the new design of the iPhone hardware doesn’t quite work with the car kit. I’m glad I didn’t purchase one of those kits from TomTom, but I was […]

Are Personal Navigation Devices in ‘Terminal Decline’?


A European Bloomberg reporter wrote an article about the business side of personal navigation devices. An industry analyst said that sales of standalone personal navigation devices are in a terminal decline. TomTom and Garmin execs disagree and think the market will grow for at least a couple more years. Analysts in the Bloomberg report point […]

TomTom Navigation Comes To The iPhone

Being mobile for us is part of the game we play.   Many of us use a portable GPS mounted in the car Now there is a new option if you have an iPhone! Turn by Turn using TomTom on the iPhone!   Noted as being available ‘this summer’. Updates as more becomes available