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  1. When an infomercial Garmin deal is not a deal - tvsn.com.au

    Quote Originally Posted by Nicko View Post
    Our 11 year old was watching an infomercial called tvsn repeat and they, along with a Garmin rep were promoting the Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT as a tv special at $249.

    Now, I thought to check out the price on the Garmin Australia web site and my favourite site shopbot.com.au and would you believe it, Garmin Australia has the RRP at, $249. The link to shopbot says it all when the Goodguys have this Garmin Nuvi 2495LMT at $199. So, in this case it is clear that tv specials are not always specials.
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  3. What does Garmin mean by Lifetime map updates? Is Navman and TomTom any different?

    I had a customer tell me that Garmin's Lifetime Map Update meant 3 years. In theory this could be regarded as pretty much correct as electronic devices may only last that long on average, however Navman think it is at most 4 years. However, the Garmin excerpt below states exactly what they mean and if Garmin so chooses it could be even less.

    Garmin Australia recently stated that they are moving from Sensis Whereis maps to Navteq maps. By the way, Navteq use to be the company and product, ...

    Updated 12th November 2013 at 12:58 PM by Nicko

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  4. Garmin says "If you can't beat them, join them!" eBay the winners! Dealers the losers

    Quote Originally Posted by Nicko View Post
    To my total surprise, actually I'm in shock, I came across a Garmin GPS seller on eBay that clearly circumvents the two critical issues for dealers.

    1. Garmin do not allow authorised dealers to sell brand new items on auction sites such as eBay as per their contract with Garmin.
    2. Someone authorised to sell Garmin is selling on an auction site.

    So who is this eBayer?

    It so happens that this eBayer is in fact Garmin and have been selling directly to
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  5. CompeGPS allows tracks/trails from online sites such as GPSies.com and EveryTrail.com

    http://blog.compegps.com/2012/04/23/...d-by-compegps/

    A fantastic new feature, with the ability to download GPS tracks directly from various online servers. Initially, this feature has been launched with two of the major outdoor sport routes portals such: GPSies and EveryTrail. In the future, We will extend online track providers with other sites as TraceGPS, RouteYou, and much more. This new option allows user to download routes uploaded by outdoor ...
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