07-09-2009, 09:39 AM
| | Re: Smartphones to take over Nav Devices?
> Now, unless the navigation software is free, ie. no additional charges,
Corse it is.
> then I can't see how anyone would be silly enough to
> compromise between say, a Nokia with its small screen
> and a decent sized Tom Tom, Garmin or Navman with
> its dedicated software and free-to-use functionality.
I dont actually use the larger screen on the TomTom that much.
> Now, the iPhone is supposedly coming out with all the gear needed to
> turn it into a dedicated navigator. But what about the other brands?
Nokia has had that for quite a while now.
> Most importantly, some sort of windscreen
> or dashboard mounting bracked is required.
Nope, I dont bother with that with the TomTom even tho it has that.
> While the article says that the iPhone will have this, what about the others?
They all do.