TomTom GO LIVE 1535M Specifications Review
If you look for a GPS device that also offers internet-based service, the TomTom GO LIVE 1535M could be a solid choice. It has rich features that can help you reach your destination smoothly and with a bit of joy. First of all, let’s take a look at its design. This device boasts a large 5.0” resistive touchscreen with 480 x 272 pixels resolution and Multitouch support. The screen looks reasonably bright and you can see the maps clearly on it. With that size you can also have wider viewing angles and better view of the road ahead. Navigate through the menus is easy with the tip of your finger. And you just need to pinch to zoom in and out of maps. The screen will respond sensitively to your touch. The GO LIVE 1535M is also equipped with a folding mount on the back to attach it to the windshield. Or use an optional disk to attach it on the dashboard.
Lifetime Map Updates will help you find an accurate route by providing free updated maps, including the recent information about new roads or road changes. The maps cover the US, Canada and Mexico. We can’t control the traffic jam, but the Traffic HD can give you the most accurate real time traffic information so you can determine the best route to get to your destination faster. If that’s not enough, there is also IQ Routes which provides database of real travel times. It means that you can immediately find out the fastest routes and most accurate arrival times. The Live Services will make your journey more fun. You can easily find updated information about hotels, restaurants or other interesting places via travel apps like TripAdvisor, Yelp, and Expedia. You can even share your journey by using Twitter.
Safety also become the main concern of the TomTom GO LIVE 1535M. Voice command and control doesn’t only ease the navigation but also lets you drive safely. Your focus on the road won’t be much distracted and your hands can stay on the wheel while navigating. The Advanced Lane Guidance will help you stay on the right path without missing any exit or turn. When you’re speeding, the device will alert you although you’re not in navigation mode. It also recommends driving breaks, gives early warning when you’re approaching vital places such as school, reminds you not to leave device in car, and so on.
Other included features: Bluetooth for handsfree calling, Eco routes, Local Search with Google, Fuel prices, Emergency Help, Preinstalled POIs, Custom POIs, Downloadable POIs, Fast route planning, and more.
Weight: 8.5 oz
TomTom GO LIVE 1535M Software Update
To update your TomTom GO LIVE 1535M you need to install a software (application) which is called MyTomTom. MyTomTom helps you to ensure you always have the latest TomTom application installed. Go to tomtom.com/getstarted and download the MyTomTom support application. Once installed, MyTomTom will check for updates each time you connect your navigation device to your computer (make sure you have internet access).
Here are some of the requirements:
Operating system compatibility to MyTomTom
- Windows XP
- Windows Vista
- Windows 7
- Windows 8 *
- Mac OS 10.5.8 or higher **
- Mac OS 10.6 **
- Mac OS 10.7 **
- Mac OS 10.8 **
* Except Windows RT
** Intel-based Macs only
Browser compatibility to MyTomTom
- Internet Explorer 7 and higher *
- Firefox 3 and higher
- Safari 4 and higher
- Chrome 4 and higher
- Opera 10 and higher
* Some users of Internet Explorer 9 may encounter issues with MyTomTom. For these cases, putting your browser into compatibility mode may resolve your issues. We are currently working on a solution.
- Flash v.9 or higher
- Cookies should be accepted (for logging in)
- Minimum screen width should be 1024px (to avoid horizontal scrolling)
Status icons in MyTomTom
An update is available for your device.
For updates with major impact on the functionality of your device the download starts automatically. For other updates click Start downloading in MyTomTom.
The download and installation are in progress.
Make sure that you keep your navigation device connected to your computer.
The download is complete.
You can disconnect your navigation device from your computer.