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  • The company name is officially changing from mapIT to TomTom South Africa.  (image: TomTom)

    MapIT renames to TomTom South Africa

    February 24, 2014 • Gadgets and GamingComments (0)

    mapIT is pleased to announce that, as part of a local rebranding strategy, the company name is officially changing from mapIT to TomTom South Africa.  The rename is an opportunity for the company to leverage a well-known and global brand, TomTom, and be...

  • The company name is officially changing from mapIT to TomTom South Africa.  (image: TomTom)

    TomTom launces GO series in Africa

    September 13, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    TomTom has announced the launch of the TomTom GO series of portable navigation devices (PNDs) in Africa. For the first time, road users will have access to an interactive map of all countries on the continent, empowering drivers with the information they need...

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

    TomTom South Africa launches GPS watch

    September 13, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    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,...

  • TomTom unveils TomTom Go

    April 18, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    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...

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

    January 21, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off

    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...

  • TomTom updates Android navigation app

    December 5, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    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...

  • TomTom launches on Android devices

    October 4, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Last month, Android users got their first glimpse of TomTom’s new app at its preview during the IFA consumer electronics show. Today the TomTom Navigation app for Android is available to download from Google Play for the first time. The new app is an...

  • How TomTom gathers data and develops it into accurate maps

    September 12, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    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 creates world’s largest miniature traffic jam

    June 1, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    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...

  • TomTom launches Top Gear GPS

    October 7, 2011 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off

    Global Positioning System maker TomTom is ready to launch the TomTom GO LIVE Top Gear edition, which is sure to put a smile on any driver’s face, as Jeremy Clarkson gives directions in his own unique way. “For Top Gear fans, this limited edition satnav is...