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Garmin nuvi 3760T 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Full Europe Maps, Traffic Alerts and Bluetooth
Garmin nuvi 3760T 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Full Europe Maps, Traffic Alerts and Bluetooth

3.0 out of 5 stars Garmin Nuvi 3760T 4.3" Sat Nav with UK and Full Europe Maps, Bluetooth and Free Lifetime Traffic, 3 Nov. 2012
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I have owned and used this product for 18 months and would really like to rate it higher than 3 stars, because it has some very nice features. It does, however, also has some issues which spoil the user experience.

The good bits:
- Super slim (only slightly larger than an iPhone)
- Large, clear screen
- Very intuitive to use (I find it much easier to use than Tom Tom)
- On-screen satnav instructions are excellent. I especially like photo-like split-screen that appears for motorway junctions
- Voice instructions are very clear and I only need the volume set at 30% to be able to hear them through the unit's speaker
- Traffic information has definitely helped me avoid some jams
- It learns your regular journeys! For example, if you save your workplace as a favourite and take the same journey to work each day, when you get in the car it will automatically check the traffic for this route and give you an ETA
- I have found the maps in the UK and France to be very accurate
- Lots of different options for voices, languages, vehicles etc. My kids like the sight of Spongebob rowing on the screen (available for a small additional cost)
- Links to your mobile phone via Bluetooth and provides access to all the numbers in your phonebook

The not so good bits:
- The touch screen is a little slow to react sometimes (smart phones set the bar very high for this)
- On some occasions it takes a long time to find a satellite, especially if you start your journey in a multi-storey car park (tip: this isn't ideal, but it seems to locate the satellite far quicker if you avoid touching the screen until the signal strength shows green)
- Like another reviewer noted, the system has recently decided to reboot itself at various times. Most annoyingly, this mainly seems to happen when it's trying to find an alternative route!
- The volume needs to be set at 100% to have any chance of hearing a phone call, but unfortunately this is not independently controllable from the volume for the satnav voice instructions

For information, I also purchased the following useful items:
1. Navitech dash airvent mount ball for Garmin Nuvi Voice Activated 3790 / 3790T / 3750 / 3750T / 3760 / 3760T / 3710 / 3710T - ensures you don't have tell-tale marks left on your windscreen
2. Garmin Carrying Case (Nuvi 3700 Series Slip Style) - essential for protecting your expensive bit of kit
3. Vikuiti DQC160 Screen Protector for Garmin nüvi 3790T - PREMIUM QUALITY (crystal clear, scratch-resistant, easy mountable) - a bit expensive, but great protection for the screen

In summary, although this product is let down by a few issues, it has enough good points to leave me reasonably pleased with the purchase.


Belkin In Car Tunecast Auto Live FM Transmitter Charge and Play for iPhone 4 and 4s
Belkin In Car Tunecast Auto Live FM Transmitter Charge and Play for iPhone 4 and 4s
Offered by ULTIMATE PHONESHOP
Price: £6.99

3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Belkin FM Transmitter -Tunecast Auto Live with GPS Assistance (F8Z498CW), 20 Aug. 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I bought this as a gift for my wife to use with her iPhone 4 and she thinks it's excellent. Downloaded the app (which is simple to use) from iTunes, connected it all together and hey presto......her iTunes library can now be played via the suggested frequency on the car radio. No more messing about with CDs!

Unlike some other reviewers, we have had no issues with interference - the sound quality is very good.


Speedo Junior Glide Snorkel Set - Pink, One Size
Speedo Junior Glide Snorkel Set - Pink, One Size
Offered by Herbert Sports
Price: £8.44

8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Speedo Glide Junior Snorkel Set, 20 Aug. 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I bought 2 of these for my children (age 7 and 12) to use in the pool on holiday. They are adjustable, so fit both of them perfectly and are excellent quality.

Very good value for money.


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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars ULTIMATEADDONS Swivel Air Vent Car Kit Mount for Apple iPhone 4 / 4G + Free Car charger with 1.8 metre retractable cable, 20 Aug. 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I probably should have checked before I bought but, like another reviewer, I believed this would fit any car. It does not, however, fit the air vents of a 2004 Vauxhall Astra.

Recommend you check it will fit your car's air vents before purchasing.
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Replacement Remote Control for Toshiba 32 WL48P (batteries included)
Replacement Remote Control for Toshiba 32 WL48P (batteries included)
Offered by Remote Controls Shop
Price: £15.49

5.0 out of 5 stars Replacement Remote Control for Toshiba 32 WL48P, 20 Aug. 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I was dubious that this replacement remote would work with my 6 year old Toshiba. It may not look the same as the original, but fear not......it was as easy as 123:

1. Open package
2. Insert batteries (supplied)
3. Press buttons to operate TV

Straight out of the box, it does everything the old remote used to do. Definitely recommended.


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2.0 out of 5 stars Car Air Vent Dash Mount Windscreen Dashboard Suction Kit Holder For Apple Iphone 2G 3G 3GS 4 and 4G, 12 Jun. 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Much like one of the other reviewers, I purchased this so as an iPhone 4 could be mounted to the car air vents; however the clips broke after only a few weeks - it is just not robust enough to cope with daily fitting and removal. It does have the option of the windscreen suction mount, but that will leave tell-tale marks on the windscreen.

In conclusion - you get what you pay for!


Navitech dash airvent mount ball for Garmin Nuvi Voice Activated 3790 / 3790T / 3750 / 3750T / 3760 / 3760T / 3710 / 3710T
Navitech dash airvent mount ball for Garmin Nuvi Voice Activated 3790 / 3790T / 3750 / 3750T / 3760 / 3760T / 3710 / 3710T

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Navitech dash airvent mount ball for Garmin Nuvi Voice Activated 3790 / 3790T / 3750 / 3750T / 3760 / 3760T, 3 April 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I was sceptical this would work properly, especially at the price; however I have not been disappointed. It sits nicely in the air vent of my 3 series BMW and holds the Garmin Nuvi 3760T Europe with Premium Traffic in place perfectly.

It ensures the sat nav is close to hand (operating it is just as easy as changing a station on the radio) and avoids those tell-tale marks on the windscreen that would indicate to would-be thieves that something valuable may be inside the car!

Definitely recommended.


Garmin Carrying Case (nuvi 3700 Series Slip Style)
Garmin Carrying Case (nuvi 3700 Series Slip Style)
Price: £10.79

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Garmin Carrying Case (Nuvi 3700 Series Slip Style), 3 April 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I bought this to protect my Garmin Nuvi 3760T Europe with Premium Traffic and it does the job perfectly.

The pros: a soft interior, to protect the screen from scratches and a nice snug fit, to stop it from falling out unexpectedly.

The con: a little on the expensive side, but well worth it.

Definitely recommended.


Vikuiti DQC160 Screen Protector for Garmin nüvi 3790T - PREMIUM QUALITY (crystal clear, scratch-resistant, easy mountable)
Vikuiti DQC160 Screen Protector for Garmin nüvi 3790T - PREMIUM QUALITY (crystal clear, scratch-resistant, easy mountable)

4.0 out of 5 stars Vikuiti DQC Screen Protector for Garmin Nuvi, 26 Feb. 2011
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
I bought this for my new Garmin Nuvi 3760T Europe with Premium Traffic - it fits perfectly and you would never know it is attached.

The instructions for application are reasonably clear; however I do agree with the other reviewer who suggested the protector should be made so as the application process starts at the end where the microphone is - this would make it easier to line up.

Why only 4 stars? Personally, I think it's a bit expensive, but perhaps it will demonstrate its worth by providing all the protection it promises - only time will tell!


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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Mixed Notice Board Planning Magnets, 10 Oct. 2010
Verified Purchase(What is this?)
Really pleased with these - they add a bit of colour to the kids' whiteboards and are strong enough to hold items on the boards.

I was also very impressed with the service from Magnet Expert Ltd - they were delivered 1 day after being ordered!


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