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Posts Tagged ‘GPS’

  • ALCATEL has introduced the Move Track&Talk watch, a 2G connected kids watch for its South African market.

    ALCATEL smartwatch for kids now available in SA

    October 4, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on ALCATEL smartwatch for kids now available in SA

    ALCATEL has launched the ALCATEL MOVE Track&Talk watch in South Africa—a wearable, GPS-connected device which allows kids to communicate with pre-approved contacts allowing parents peace of mind. “ALCATEL is excited to lead the way in the market for...

  • The Western Cape government’s free Wi-Fi pilot project was announced in March this year (image: Wandermelon.com)

    Cape Town-“Most Congested City In South Africa”

    June 4, 2014 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cape Town-“Most Congested City In South Africa”

    TomTom (TOM2), a global leader in traffic, today published its 4th annual global traffic index for 2013. The results revealed that Cape Town is now the most congested city in South Africa, surpassing Johannesburg which was the most congested city in 2012....

  • Smart Hospitality transforming South Africa's hospitality industry

    Econz Wireless, Samsung looking to bolster SA’s mobile workforce

    November 20, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Econz Wireless, Samsung looking to bolster SA’s mobile workforce

    Econz Wireless, a leader in Mobile Time and Attendance, Dispatching and GPS applications has partnered with Samsung Electronics South Africa to improve and advance mobile workforce management and streamline business to become more efficient, productive and...

  • TomTom's new Multi-Sport GPS sport watches (image: TomTom)

    TomTom South Africa launches GPS watch

    September 13, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on TomTom South Africa launches GPS watch

    TomTom South Africa yesterday launched a new range of GPS watches to deliver at-a-glance performance information for runners, cyclists and swimmers. The new, ultra-slim TomTom Runner and TomTom Multi-Sport GPS sport watches feature an extra-large display,...

  • Managing IT consumerisation in manufacturing, distribution

    May 23, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Managing IT consumerisation in manufacturing, distribution

    Wikipedia describes Consumerisation as “the growing tendency for new information technology to emerge first in the consumer market and then spread into business and government organisations. The emergence of consumer markets as the primary driver of...

  • TomTom unveils TomTom Go

    April 18, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on TomTom unveils TomTom Go

    TomTom has completely re-designed the Portable Navigation Device (PND) to put drivers back in control of their drive. A brand new Interactive Map, Lifetime TomTom Traffic and 3D Maps give drivers the ability to know precisely what is going on around them, as...

  • Google Navigation coming to Kenya

    April 11, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Google Navigation coming to Kenya

    Google has announced the next step for Google Maps for mobile in Kenya: the availability of Google Maps Navigation (Beta) for phones running Android 2.2 (or above) and iOS 5.1 (or above).  Now available, Google Maps Navigation (Beta) is an Internet-connected...

  • Egypt: mobile app directs developers to first prize

    February 22, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on Egypt: mobile app directs developers to first prize

    A popular mobile phone application that assists Egyptian drivers with road assistance and car maintenance has received $3,000 at the first ever Cairo Transport App Challenge. Users of the application tell Bikyanews.com that it has helped them find new routes...

  • Q&A: Danny Grobben, TomTom Africa’s General Manager

    January 21, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Q&A: Danny Grobben, TomTom Africa’s General Manager

    TomTom is an established Global Positioning System and there is a lot that goes into keeping the systems of users updated with the latest maps and software. Danny Grobben, General Manager of TomTom Africa, spoke to IT News Africa about the Licensing aspect...

  • Uganda mapping out its municipal presence

    January 18, 2013 • EnterpriseComments Off on Uganda mapping out its municipal presence

    Digital mapping services and solutions provider, mapIT has announced the launch of the National Postcode & Addressing System – The Entebbe Pilot Project – which took place in Uganda in 2012. Since joining hands in May 2012 with SatNav East...

  • TomTom updates Android navigation app

    December 5, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on TomTom updates Android navigation app

    In October 2012, TomTom brought world-class navigation to Android with its smartphone app for drivers. Today, TomTom releases a new update to the app that makes it available to more Android owners. The latest version is optimised for use with the latest and...

  • Garmin SA provides free lifetime maps

    October 11, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments (1)

    Garmin Southern Africa has announced what everyone has been waiting for – free lifetime maps. This offer of a lifetime is available to South African consumers when they purchase a Garmin Personal Navigation Device preloaded with City Navigator Southern...

  • How TomTom gathers data and develops it into accurate maps

    September 12, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on How TomTom gathers data and develops it into accurate maps

    GPS navigation is something that has become very complex, yet millions of consumers everyday make use of the technology. Users take for granted how the technology works, as they expect to only switch on their device and navigate to a point. But how does a...

  • TomTom Africa expands its coverage into the continent

    August 10, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on TomTom Africa expands its coverage into the continent

    TomTom has announced map enhancements around the globe, delivering new coverage and features for automotive, government, enterprise and consumer customers. The company’s maps cover more than 200 countries and territories globally, now with navigable...

  • TomTom creates world’s largest miniature traffic jam

    June 1, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on TomTom creates world’s largest miniature traffic jam

    Global Position System maker TomTom celebrated two years of HD Traffic in South Africa by creating a symbolic traffic jam of 13 243 toy cars, beating Spain’s previous record of 12 500. The toy cars were laid down in the famous Bacela Street, Soweto, (an...

  • Want to know what’s draining your battery?

    March 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    According to the BBC, Recent research shows that three quarters of your battery power is used for uploading advertisements and tracking user data on unpaid apps . Purdue University computer scientist Abhinav Pathak in Indiana, USA and his colleagues made...