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TomTom GO 740 LIVE
5.7 out of 10

TomTom GO 740 LIVE

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Overall 8
8.0

Review: TomTom Go Live 740

Wired
18 June 2009
  • Excerpt: Web access is popping up in everything. If you make a product and don’t offer access to the intertubes, you might as well toss it in a black hole and let it get crushed into a state of infinite mass and density.
  • Pros: Svelte, smooth-to-touch design and construction. Decent signal-acquisition times (average of four minutes on a cold start). Sports both Bluetooth audio and file exchange capabilities. Intuitive, touch-based interface and menu tree. Allows instant messaging with other TomTom users. Comes with car ...
  • Cons: Navigational interface displays waaay too much information at one time (speed, distance, current time, arrival time, current street, next turn, distance to turn, etc.). Sketchy voice recognition doesn’t cut it. Web-enabled services are only free for the first 90 days (/month ongoing). Speaker wou...
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Overall 7
7.0

TomTom Go 740 Live Review

LAPTOP Magazine
15 June 2009
  • Summary: While some of its features could use a little polishing, the $399 TomTom Go 740 Live provides a good navigation experience, with well designed and colorful maps and quick rerouting.
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Overall 7
7.0

TomTom GO 740 LIVE

PC Magazine
1 April 2009
  • Conclusion: TomTom's full-featured GO 740 LIVE sets the new standard for connected GPS devices, but its voice recognition features still need improvement.
  • Pros: Integrated data connection for live traffic updates, weather, and fuel information and Google Local Search. TomTom's free Map Share helps keeps your maps up-to-date. IQ Routes. Advanced lane guidance.
  • Cons: Live services require a monthly subscription after three-month trial period expires. Many voice functions also require touch-screen input. Relatively small internal POI database.
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Overall 8
8.0

TomTom GO 740 Live Europe 32 review

TechRadar UK
1 February 2009
  • Summary: High-priced, but feature-packed and one of the best sat-nav devices we've seen
  • Pros: Full maps of Europe, Large screen
  • Cons: LIVE features cost more
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Overall 8
8.3
Value for money 5
5.0
Features 8
8.3
Performance 10
10

TomTom Go 740 Live

PC Pro
18 November 2008
  • Conclusion: A big leap forward for in-car navigation, but its cost means it's only for high mileage or regular drivers.
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Overall 8
8.0

TomTom GO 740 Live

CNET
4 December 2008
  • Conclusion: Question de principe, TomTom conserve une longueur d'avance sur ses concurrents en intégrant pour la première fois une carte SIM afin de proposer une multitude de nouveaux services.
  • Pros: Utilité des services en ligne (radars, recherche Google, prix essence), qualité du guidage, prise en main
  • Cons: Bluetooth capricieux, information trafic HD peu convaincante
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