Testing GPS devices can be a grind--a dull, boring grind. So when a device comes along promising to revolutionize portable navigation devices, I tend to perk up and take notice. The TomTom Go Live 1535M is one of those attention-getters.
When this portable navigation device (PND) was announced a few weeks ago, I was intrigued by its integration of travel apps that enable the user to tap into Yelp, Trip Advisor, Expedia, and Google Local Search services for up-to-date point-of-interest data and reviews via the same Live data service that beams in its HD Traffic data. I was even more intrigued by the 1535M's ability to tweet a users' location, destination, and estimated time of arrival.
Going into the testing process, I'll admit that I was more excited about the search apps than tweeting. However, by the end of my time with the Go Live 1535M, that pre-assessment had been turned on its head thanks to a clunky connected search interface and streamlined Twitter integration that is totally automated and all but invisible once the trip is underway.
Check out the full review of the TomTom Go Live 1535M to find out if this connected navigator is worthy of your attention.