Now I’m very happy and looking for italian one! When we headed out to Westport once again Miomap failed as it could not locate the address we were trying to find, it showed roads in the town where TomTom showed close to 50 roads for the same area. No, from what I know there isn’t any differences except Wifi and Bluetooth support. Why was that such an important feature you may be asking yourself well because unlike the other devices which used a hidden OS the Pocket PC could be used as a very capable PDA Personal Digital Assistant. Substratum The ultimate, most complete theming solution for Android.

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GPS or Mip Positioning System is a fantastic tool that has been in use for years but prohibitively expensive until fairly recently, and it can be found in many cars now as an available option. The screen is fine and has considerable brightness when in use for all other applications designed to use the proper x screen area.

Previous Thread Next Thread. I’ve read a few reviews that bounce back and forth as to which is the best software with reviewers finding Pros and Cons with each software so I actually installed the TomTom Navigator along side the existing Mio Map software and I having used both I can safely say either is just fine.

This coupled with the ability to bring games, photos, videos and access the internet all on one device is truly handy. I found the x 4: XDA Developers was founded by developers, for developers.

Find All Thanked Posts. I proceeded to download the Pocket PC versions and install them and then I made a little discovery that may encourage some users, the activation codes are the same for either platform! This means the GPS maps are out of date and I have not seen any updates available on the Mio website.

Migrate is a new app to help you switch custom ROMs November 6, A feature I liked with Mio Map is the way the map changes perspective when you approach turns, the map zooms closer to the area to allow you to have a better look and then after the turn is made it zooms back out to give you a better look at the road ahead.

The last I have tried the procedure that RockDr describes. The left-lower button takes you to your ‘Contact’ list while the button just above that changes the screen between ‘Portrait’ and ‘Landscape’ modes.

I found the Pocket PC to be as quick as my Treo for all of the programs and games I was running on each device. I haven’t had one issue with it yet and it’s been over a month. Mio Digiwalker P Package contents So here are a few pictures of the Mio Digiwalker P so you’ll know exactly what you are getting when you purchase one.

Mio P550 Handheld

I can’t live without a few essentials on my devices the first being SmartMovie and my favorite time waster BeJeweled 2. XDA P50 Labs is an independent app store that gives developers full control over their work. Well I managed to exchange it and we were off to Montreal, I figured if I was going to lose the GPS signal it would be in the downtown core as it has many narrow streets with high buildings all around. I was afraid to try the install software with my Vista machine as I had heard some bad things about trying to sync with a Vista PC so I opted for the safe route and installed it on a Laptop with Windows XP.

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Mio DigiWalker P GPS Navigation Pocket PC Review

Lastly the device has an occasional habit of not turning on when the power button is pressed which results in you having to press the reset button, not showstoppers but annoying. All of the pictures and information contained within the www. The rom contain only English software.

Some may say the display is not sharp enough or should be of a higher resolution but the GPS maps themselves are certainly not going to look much better so other than a minor complaint when viewing pictures, they appear grainy due to the P using only a x area to display them compared to the x kio of my Treo. Posting Quick Reply – Please Wait.

Mitac MIO P550 spec

The chrome section is to attach a lanyard if so desired and it may also be part of the GPS assembly but it’s certainly sturdy enough for the intended purpose. I have purchased a slew of games and programs for the Palm and was not looking forward to having to repurchase most of them for use on the Pocket PC. Connect the mio p to PC 1. Navigation Gestures Customizable gesture control for any Android device.

So based on the prices and features the winner is the Mio P but we have one topic left to discuss the actual GPS software. I did notice on a few occasions that both of the GPS software’s gave directions that were not really the best route and they both used slightly different routes to the same destination, this would not effect a visitor to the city who had no idea in the first place but it’s worth mentioning that both plan routes fairly well with minor exceptions. Only issue you will have will be with miomaps, Each install CD that comes with the P package has a serial that is already in your ROM.