The Force Goes With TomTom GPS Units: Voices Guide You To The Dark Side

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The route less traveled, to take? That may not sound like somethingyour existing GPS voice would say, but it's certainly something Yodawould say. Having unusual voice characters speak to you through yourGPS system isn't entirely new, but TomTom's latest is probably thenerdiest yet. Star Wars characters guiding you around from point topoint, in their own unique voice signatures? It's a George Lucas fan'sdream come true, and considering that we're nowhere near April 1st,this is definitely the real deal.

TomTom users in Europe can already download a number of voice packs,with Darth Vadar, C-3PO, Yoda and Han Solo up for grabs right now. Wehave to admit that a few of those are probably hard to actuallydecipher, but you can't argue that these would be fun to listen to.Until you got really lost, and then became frustrated by these guys nottaking your plight seriously. Nothing like hearing Yoda yell"recalculating" at you 18 times as you're trying to find that randomcleaning service in the middle of the city.

The voice packs are available now for for just under 10 Euros, butthere's no mention of when or if they'll make an official debut in theUS.
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realneil replied on Mon, May 10 2010 1:00 PM


I'd prefer James Stewart or John Wayne's voices, Thank You.

Can you hear it now?,.........."Left at the next corner, Pilgrim"

Dogs are great judges of character, and if your dog doesn't like somebody being around, you shouldn't trust them.

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