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We're guessing it won't be the tipping point that finally convinces you to buy an Audi A8, but it looks like those in the market for the car will be able to add a nice little option to the 2011 model: a built-in nav system complete with Google Earth and a GPRS / EDGE modem. Yeah, so it's not 3G, bu

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The A8's Multi Media Interface (a fancy name for a nav unit with media player attached) is already a pretty sophisticated piece of tech, but Audi has opted against resting on those laurels and has pushed out a new feature for the luxury saloon's next iteration. The 2011 A8 (available in Spring 2010

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Pioneer's GPS products don't make huge waves in the Stateside navigation market, but it's actually got some fairly broad patents on route guidance and mapping, and apparently Garmin's infringing them. That's at least the story Pioneer's telling to the US International Trade Commission, where it's

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Navigation systems don't often get the same special edition treatment given to cellphones and other gadgets, but TomTom looks to be doing its small part to change that, and it's now announced its new \"White Pearl\" edition nav unit. As you might expect, however, apart from that eye-catching exterior

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Without so much as citing an \"unnamed source\" or \"someone close to the negotiations,\" German magazine Focus is claiming that Apple -- they of the iPod, Mac, and several other consumer products -- is secretly developing a navigation system to debut in Mercedes vehicles during 2009. Focus goes on to p

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We've seen our fair share of phones that double as navigation systems, but what exactly would happen if we flipped the focus around? Ahh, this is what would happen! Enter the CNS-4320 from Korea's DiXCOM, a fairly standard-issue nav unit that throws in a GSM radio with GPRS data to serve up text an

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We've seen our fair share of phones that double as navigation systems, but what exactly would happen if we flipped the focus around? Ahh, this is what would happen! Enter the CNS-4320 from Korea's DiXCOM, a fairly standard-issue nav unit that throws in a GSM radio with GPRS data to serve up text an

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Typically when you want your device tested by the FCC, you have to send over a real-world production unit so its radio emissions and communications capabilities can be tested in under (confined) real-world conditions. However, and maybe we're being just a little paranoid here, unlike Bose we probab

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