Wikitude Drive – A GPS With Live Streaming Images

Tired of Garmin, TomTom and other GPS navigation systems? Want something special?

Then you should perhaps consider Wikitude Drive.

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The Top 10 Christmas Gifts

Christmas is around the corner. It’s gifts time and … shopping time!

What are the Top 10 Christmas Gifts people would love to receive?

Knowing that makes it easier for us to buy the right gifts, which will most likely be appreciated by others.

The smile and the twinkling of the eyes would come from the heart as they discover their gifts.

Here are the Top 10 Christmas Gifts.

  1. The iPhone
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    Almost everyone would love to have an iPhone.

    It is the best mobile phone in the world at present, crushing all its competitors like Blackberry, Nokia, LG, Sony …

    If you have an iPhone, it means you have also an iPod, a camera, a videocam, a GPS, a gaming machine and a WiFi computer.

    Yes you have everything to keep you busy and happy.

    You can hardly go wrong by giving an iPhone as a present.

    Can you imagine, the person receiving the iPhone, saying, “Oh no, an iPhone!”

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  3. A Widescreen High Definition TV
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    This gift would in particular makes a husband happy. The whole family would actually enjoy it but the men, mostly.

    Men are couch potatoes by nature and there’s nothing more exciting than watching a game or a movie in front of a big screen.

    The prices of LCD and plasma TV have dropped sharply in the past few years.

    It is possible to get a very good HDTV for under a thousand bucks.

    This gift will bring a lot of joy to the whole family, regardless who gets it.

  5. Wii Nintendo
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    This is one game where kids and grandparents find easy to play.

    It is truly a family game free of violence and gore. Everyone will have a lot of fun and excitement moving their arms and bodies.

    It is healthy too, unless you hit your opponent with the remote.

    The price has dropped to under $200.

  7. Zhu Zhu The Hamster
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    Zhu Zhu the pet hamster is so popular that it is out of stock a few weeks ago.

    Kids love it. They look so cute as they move around. There are different colors with different names: Pipsqueek, Num Nums, Chunk.

    So if you want to surprise your small kid, give him or her one. They will adore it.

  9. Kindle
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    This is the perfect gift for a woman, who enjoys reading. Some men may like it too.

    It is the electronic book which allows you to read almost anything in the world.

    You can download newspapers, magazines, blogs and all kind of books within 60 seconds. through WiFi.

    You can store 1,500 books in it to read at your leisure or you can simply download them if you have WiFi connection.

    You can also listen if you are too tired to read.

    She will love you for that gift.

  11. A GPS Navigator
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    GPS navigators, once considered a luxury, is now so cheap that no one cares to steal it.

    Still it is such a useful gadget and can help you save a lot of time when driving in unfamiliar places.

    Each car should have one and if you haven’t you should consider buying one.

    There are so many models and some are better than others. Garmin is probably the most popular brand and is very reliable.

    Tom Tom GPS are pretty good too, especially with some unique features.

    The most impressive are perhaps the latest Navigon with its 3D view and Real-Time Traffic Updates for Life. It would even show you which lane to take on the highway.

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  13. A Netbook
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    Over is the time you have to lug a heavy laptop when you need a computer to work outside your home.

    Netbooks are light, small and cheap. They are perfect for browsing, emailing and for regular office work.

    You can get one around $280, not bad for a computer. The more expensive ones have more frills and whistles.

  15. iPods
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    The iPod Touch is similar to the iPhone but without the phone, camera and GPS. Else it can do about the same things.

    The iPod, whatever the models, remains popular and is the MP3 player to own. It has become a status symbol among young people.

  17. Caster Boards
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    They are so cool! Young boys would love it. It is a cross between a skateboard and a snowboard.

    Caster board is the perfect ride for kids looking for the next big thrill.

    The board is distinguished by its pivoting deck and 360-degree inclined caster trucks, which offer a snowboard-like carving ability.

    A simple weight transfer lets you turn or accelerate without pushing, just like when you’re carving down the slopes.

    If your kid receive one of these, they will jump over you and think you are the best dad or mom in the world.

  19. Video Games
  20. If you have a game console at home, you can bet that the latest game on the market will be a gift hit.

    To games addicts, there is nothing better than a new exciting game, where they are transported to an unfamiliar world, where their adrenalin rush like crazy electrons.

    Find out which game console the person has and look for the latest exciting game for that console.

    That shows to the person you do care for his welfare.

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Now that you know the Top 10 Christmas Gifts, select the ones you think will be best for the individuals and look forward to the vow effect and explosion of joy, when they receive them.

You will be remembered as the one who gives wonderful gifts.

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TomTom OpenLR – Open Source & Royalty Free

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TomTom is inviting the Intelligent Transport Systems (i.e Traffic information services, Map Content Exchange and Cooperative Systems) to participate in its OpenLR technology without having to pay any royalty.

OpenLR enables reliable data exchange and cross-referencing using digital maps of different vendors and versions.

The Universal Location Referencing technology will greatly support key actions of the ITS Action Plan of the European Commission.

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Navigon GPS in iPhone

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iPhone is undoubtly the most popular smartphone in the world and Navigon by introducing a version of its on-board navigation software for the iPhone has propulsed itself from the lime light to be on par with Garmin and TomTom GPS navigators.

Instead of forking out $200 or more for a GPS navigator an iPhone user can have the same Navigon GPS features for only $70 or $100 when the promotion ends.

The advantage with Navigon is that there are no subscrition fees and map updates are free for life.

Navigon’s special feature is its Reality View Pro, which displays photo-realistic 3D views with actual road signs and lane guidance for virtually every highway interchange and exit.

The Lane Assistant Pro feature helps drivers prepare to make an upcoming exit or turn by providing a lane map complete with arrows and actual road geometry.

Using iPhone integrated feature the map display switches automatically from portrait to landscape view when the iPhone is turned 90 degrees.

Thanks to the multi touch function of the iPhone the map view can be zoomed in and out using the two fingers.

During the phone conversation the navigation display will cease and will resume automatically after the call has ended.

The Direct Access feature allows navigation to contacts saved in the iPhone’s address book.

The Navigon application was ranked within the top three of all paid applications in the Apple Store in the first week.

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TomTom GO 740 Live – Best Of CES Award!

TomTom announced that both CNET and LAPTOP Magazine recognized the TomTom GO 740 LIVE with the “Best of CES” award.


The GO 740 LIVE is TomTom’s first connected portable navigation device in the US that provides the industry’s best routing and helps drivers take control of their daily drive via automatic delivery of helpful features including:

real-time traffic information, TomTom Fuel Price Service, Local Search powered by Google, TomTom Weather, QuickGPSfix™ and TomTom Buddies.

The TomTom GO 740 LIVE will be available in Q2 2009 at major retailers across the US for $499.95.

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