Leap year bug hits TomTom satnavs

TomTom's apologized for a leap year bug that's caused some of its satnav systems to malfunction.

UK supermarket trials satnav to help shoppers navigate store

Fed up with clueless customers wandering around aimlessly in search of the Marmite, a British supermarket has introduced a sat-nav service in one of its stores.

Satnav maker gives data to police

Europe's largest satnav manufacturer, TomTom, has apologized to customers after admitting it sold driver data to the cops.

Boffin develops satnav that knows when you're getting cross

There can be few satnav owners who haven't been tempted to throw the thing out of the car window as that patronisingly calm voice tells them to 'turn around where possible' for the umpteenth time.

Cellphones taking over satnav market

Dedicated navigation devices such as those from TomTom and Garmin could be on the way out, according to ComScore.