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December 27, 1961 (52)
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Born in Melbourne, VIC, 6 Years in the RAAF (RadTech) & been have playing with GPS since 1995. Bought this site to continue the community theme that the original two owners had started with.
Perth, WA. AU
Selling GPS bits


The sun rises and sets, the moon wax and wanes, oceans ebb and rise, warmth of spring and the coolness of autumn and my heart beats as if I belong to them all.


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New Edge 1000 Cycling Computer from Garmin

by Nicko on 1 Week Ago at 09:57 PM
Garmin have announced the Edge 1000 cycling computer.

The link below shows the difference between the Edge 510, Edge 810 and Edge 1000 and the first important feature, to me, is the larger screen. A cyclist would consider the additional segment features and advanced smartphone connectivity. The Edge 1000 has the ability for incoming call and text alerts from your iPhone® 4s or later onscreen. Shame it doesn't talk to Samsung devices, but hey for the USD$699 you have to attract

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Choice Magazine once again fails to deliver on GPS

by Nicko on 4 Weeks Ago at 03:26 PM
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I read an article that Choice Magazine produced that is clearly naiive and simply put, rubbish. I cannot believe Choice Magazine can be recognised as a qualifier on anything just based on their articles on GPS.

The problem is, they report on only partial market a n a l sy s i s and not the whole, in particular only pick the top two manufacturers. All this does is market the 3 major brands and if I didn't know better I would have thought they were being paid off.

but I

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Intelematics and Toyota Australia join forces

by Nicko on 27th February 2014 at 08:08 PM
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Australian motorists can access a new suite of apps directly from their car dashboard with the launch of Toyota Link, developed by leading connected mobility services provider Intelematics.

Owners of the 2014 Toyota Corolla Sedan, and the latest release Hilux, Rav 4 and Prado models will have access to the Australian version of Toyota’s App suite with more Toyota models to join the program in

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TomTom MySports mobile app

by Nicko on 27th February 2014 at 08:02 PM
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Start a workout faster with your TomTom Sport Watch and MySports mobile app

January 27th, 2013 – TomTom has has its MySports mobile app available to download. The MySports mobile app automatically connects with a TomTom Runner and Multi-Sport GPS watch to upload key performance information, including distance, time and calories, using Bluetooth® Smart technology.

The mobile app also allows users to start a run

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TomTom introduce a rugged 7" tablet called Bridge

by Nicko on 27th February 2014 at 07:55 PM
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If there was a moment I can say wow, this is one of them, because, I never expected a rugged, let alone a 7" device from Tomtom. What is also wow is the allowance for developers to utilise TomTom technology.

It is primarily aimed at Fleet Management and tracking and clearly will deliver in that field but I also see a market for the general public, well if the price is much lower than I anticipate.

This has the opportunity

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