Smart Tech Solves Traffic – TomTom Live in South Africa
Feb01

Smart Tech Solves Traffic – TomTom Live in South Africa

Johannesburg is rated as having some of the worst traffic in the world. This, coupled with the general aggressiveness of our drivers creates an extremely stressful commuting experience. Commuting times in Montreal, London and Chicago made us look quite pathetic with their efficient and extremely effective public transport systems. We are not so lucky, as in South Africa we have an extremely high rate of own car usage. Our public...

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Review: Navigon N70 Premium – Navigon Comes to the Party, Brings Good Wine.
Dec01

Review: Navigon N70 Premium – Navigon Comes to the Party, Brings Good Wine.

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to give the TomTom GO 750 live a thorough run-through and I was very impressed. It was a class act and a very tough one to follow. I was interested to see how the competition would respond. Well, now they have. Navigon, a company not very prominent in South Africa are the first to make serious waves. Their new Navigon 70 offers almost identical services to TomTom Live; traffic information and...

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Review: TomTom Live Services – Almost Like Having Aki Anastasiou Mounted on Your Windscreen
Aug03

Review: TomTom Live Services – Almost Like Having Aki Anastasiou Mounted on Your Windscreen

Finally! After years of waiting TomTom has made its Live Services available in South Africa.”…and now time for the traffic with Aki…” are words I no longer hear.

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News: Google Street View Launched in South Africa
Jun08

News: Google Street View Launched in South Africa

This morning marked the launch of Google Street View in South Africa. Allowing you to sit at your computer and stalk people in their houses. Well not really…

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Opinion: The Navigon is Dead, Long Live the Navigon!
Mar09

Opinion: The Navigon is Dead, Long Live the Navigon!

It started out as a review of the Navigon 1400 and landed up being about the death of standalone navigation devices *sniffle* *sob* not.

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News: TomTom Launch Awesome New Devices in SA – Can’t Use The Awesome Features
Nov06

News: TomTom Launch Awesome New Devices in SA – Can’t Use The Awesome Features

TomTom just launched three fantastic new devices into the South African market. The Start, XXL & The GO 750. after a brief fiddle with the new devices, I already love them. Pity the love isn’t reciprocated.

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