[maemo-users] Poor GPS Navicore software

From: Johan Helsingius julf at julf.com
Date: Tue May 8 18:33:17 EEST 2007
Missouga Dongi wrote:

> In terms of units sold the models bellow seem to lead:

In what market?

> I have not used any TomTom GPS so I can't comment on that but I own/owned
> 3 different models from Garmin and all of them give you the choice to
> select between north pointing maps and "mary-go-round" maps.

I know. TomTom doesn't. Despite that, TomTom as a company
seems to be the market leader in Europe.

> People who use rotating maps tend to get lost more easily and all it
> takes is a missed turn because they are not aware how they are globally 
> positioned. 

I think that depends on what they are used to.

I prefer "North Up", but only in a situation where I
actually watch a screen. When you drive, you should
*not* be watching a screen.


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