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5.0 out of 5 stars Sat Nav TomTom 6000, 11 Oct. 2013
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This review is from: TomTom GO 6000 6-inch Sat Nav with European Maps and Lifetime Map and Traffic Updates - Black (Electronics)
If you are considering buying a Tom Tom sat nav this one is OK, it does have a larger screen but first consider the TomTom 1005 which has far more facilities, the 6000 is very basic compared to the 1005.
I bought the 6000 because of the lager screen, but it doesn't automatically divert you 'round traffic jams connect to your mobile to make phone calls, it is also not so easy to plan stop off's on your journey.
To be honest I would/should have kept my 1005 and might even sell this and get another 1005.
The only plus on the 6000 is lifetime maps which you pay for on the 1005!
Tom Tom have now updated the software for the 6000 and now the 6000 is worth every penny!
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Initial post: 11 Oct 2013, 16:22:15 BST
Last edited by the author on 14 Oct 2013, 16:30:51 BST
TomTom says:
Hi M. Reed, I'm sorry for the experience you've had. In an attempt to help you - please visit this link: http://bit.ly/19gFe6w for the manual of the device. In regards to the issue with the traffic, please reach out to us directly at 0845 161 0009 or 020 7387 5444 or via this page: http://bit.ly/K7QiTY . Our agents will be happy to help you out.

Update 10/10/2013:
Today we have released the first feature software update, version 13.020, for the new GO devices.
We recommend installing this first prior to any other offered updates.

These are the features and updates coming with this release:

- You can now plan a route in advance by choosing a start point and a destination.
- You can now search using single-street or area postcodes.
- You can now report speed cameras.
- In the 3D guidance view you can now pinch to zoom.
- An icon in the main menu and notifications in the driving view now tell you about the connectivity status of TomTom services.
- On the GO 400, GO 500 and GO 600 you can now delete smartphones from the TomTom Traffic & Speed Cameras menu.
- The route bar now shows speed cameras and the first two fuel stations on your route.
- Speed cameras on your route are now shown in the map view and in the guidance view.
- We have improved road signs and speed limits for Australia and New Zealand.
- You can now download premium voices using MyTomTom.
- The keyboard has been improved for entering passwords and email addresses.
- The search interface has been improved.

We plan to have more major feature updates this year based on the feedback we've received from you and all other customers.

Posted on 6 Nov 2013, 10:23:41 GMT
TomTom says:
Hello again M. Reed, I wanted to share latest update for our GO devices with you.
UPDATE 13.030

I am happy to announce that as of today, the latest Navcore Version 13.030 will be offered for download in MyDrive.

This update comes with the following changes:

* My Routes
We have added My Routes to the GO. You can use My Routes to save, retrieve, edit and delete routes, including itineraries with multiple stops.

* Reorder stops (itinerary planning)
When you have planned a route with multiple stops, you can now adjust the order of the stops.

* Drive to a route
When you have planned a route from a starting point that is not your current location, you can now drive to the start of that route. SelectDrive via here, to plan a route from your current location to the starting point of the route, and start following the route.

* Navigate to latitude longitude coordinates
In the search box, you can now enter a specific set of latitude longitude coordinates.

* Warning sounds when speeding
You can now both see a visual warning and hear a warning sound when speeding.

0-5 km/h too fast: the speed panel turns orange.
> 5 km/h too fast: the speed panel turns red.

Now you can also choose to hear a warning sound when speeding:

> 5 km/h too fast: you hear three beeps.

The warning sound can be turned on and off in the Main Menu.

* Time-dependent speed limits
We now offer time-dependent speed limits in the following European countries: Germany, Poland, Sweden and the Netherlands (requires map version 9.20 or higher, which will be released in the near future).

If you are driving in these countries, the speed limit in the speed panel changes depending on the time of day.

Other bug fixes and improvements

* Improved route re-calculation
We have optimised the re-calculation of routes

Posted on 6 Nov 2013, 10:46:51 GMT
B. Reed says:
I have now received updates from TomTom for the 6000 and it is now worth every penny, I still miss not being able to use my TomTom to receive phone calls but more than happy with the 6000 now the software is upgraded!
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