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  1. TwoNav Aventura "Second Generation" released

    Quote Originally Posted by Nicko View Post
    CompeGPS have released a newer version of the Aventura that is more waterproof, better case design, louder speaker and brighter screen. Looks the same, same green/brown colour scheme and same battery, cradle, cables etc etc. The only physical difference is that the battery cover has changed and will not fit on the "First Generation" Aventura. They figured that water ingress through the battery compartment was an issue, albeit rare and made significant changes with it which means a
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  2. What does Garmin mean by Lifetime map updates? Is Navman and TomTom any different?

    I had a customer tell me that Garmin's Lifetime Map Update meant 3 years. In theory this could be regarded as pretty much correct as electronic devices may only last that long on average, however Navman think it is at most 4 years. However, the Garmin excerpt below states exactly what they mean and if Garmin so chooses it could be even less.

    Garmin Australia recently stated that they are moving from Sensis Whereis maps to Navteq maps. By the way, Navteq use to be the company and product, ...

    Updated 12th November 2013 at 12:58 PM by Nicko

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  3. When an infomercial Garmin deal is not a deal - tvsn.com.au

    Quote Originally Posted by Nicko View Post
    Our 11 year old was watching an infomercial called tvsn repeat and they, along with a Garmin rep were promoting the Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT as a tv special at $249.

    Now, I thought to check out the price on the Garmin Australia web site and my favourite site shopbot.com.au and would you believe it, Garmin Australia has the RRP at, $249. The link to shopbot says it all when the Goodguys have this Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT at $199. So, in this case it is clear that tv specials are not always specials.
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