I usually prepare for any trip with a few stops at the various online map sites and print the routes as well as any route planned while in the city so we never get hopelessly lost but my navigator apparently found the whole process rather stressful. Mitac Mio A Smartphone. I have the same question Tell us some more! I admit the GPS software may not be the best offering for those who have had much experience with other GPS software but it’s not an issue as in the end you’ll arrive at your destination. I’m getting a ‘USB device not recognized’ message from the laptop.

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I suspect if you have never used either this won’t be an issue but users acustomed to the TomTom’s interface will be totally lost with Mio Map’s interface kinda like XP users trying Vista.

Last time I wrote mw 6. Windows Mobile Device Center on Windows 7.

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First try a reset The screen is fine and has considerable brightness when in use for all other applications designed to use the proper x screen area. Obtaining the GPS signal when the device is first turned on can take a few minutes but improves after a few uses as the device remembers where it is and knows where to look for the GPS satellites, but if you move the unit or turn it on inside to show your friends the GPS locking will take substantially longer as it needs to sort it self out again.

I have found that almost any software that has both versions available Pocket PC and Palm uses the same activation code system, the only caveat is that your device user ID needs to be the exact same on both devices in order for this to work.


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TomTom’s interface is more intuitve to use as the menu’s are sorted better, Mio Map takes some guesswork to find the same menu’s. Instant Repair Help over the Phone 6ya. I admit the GPS software may not be the best offering for those who have had much experience with other GPS software but it’s not an issue as in the end you’ll arrive at your destination.

This coupled with the ability sp bring games, photos, videos and access the internet all on one device is truly handy.

Click “Add” to insert your video. Unfortunately I had no practice time with the device due to a minor set-back when I first purchased the device.

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The GPS signal was strong and this was not the case the signal was perfect except for one time we passed under a much wider than usual underpass and the signal was restored mere seconds after clearing the underpass.

I tried connecting other devices to the USB port with the same cable and everything works fine, so I don’t think it’s a hardware problem. I spent considerable time in various stores and online trying to whittle the choices down to 5 units.

Your answer needs to include more details to help people. Take them off they p550 glued on some electronic parts and it’s shorting the circuits.

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.


Mitac Mio Pocket PC. A feature I liked moi 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 imo then after the turn is made it zooms back out to give you a better look at the road ahead.

Alun Cox Level 3 Expert Answers. Try xo other usb cable had same problem new cable fixed it of other device. Connect the mio p to PC 1.

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Login to post Please use English characters only. I have been having some problems with the GPS on my P Once we crossed back over the medium both were happy p5550 continue with the planned route.

Guest Quick Reply no urls or BBcode. Sometimes it kind of ‘force reconnects’ and installs it, then. Did this solve your problem? The USB port also serves as the charging port which is great as the device can be charged from any computer with a standard Mini-USB cable.

Are you a developer? 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.