730 via usb to laptop via evdo out to the web?

Discussion in 'General TomTom Discussion' started by jstrangfeld, Mar 15, 2009.

  1. jstrangfeld


    Mar 15, 2009
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    I am about to get a GO 730 and was curious to ask if it is possible to do the following:
    Connect the gps to my laptop via usb which in turn has a Verizon Wireless EVDO card
    (Sierra Wireless 580).

    Would this work to get weather, traffic, etc?
    jstrangfeld, Mar 15, 2009
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  2. jstrangfeld

    canderson Moderator

    Dec 28, 2007
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    Colorado, USA
    TomTom Model(s):
    GO720 GO 740 GO1535 GO1605 VIA1535 GO 600
    Unfortunately, no. The TT doesn't look to the USB cable to obtain data services. It would certainly be a nice option vs. using the Bluetooth method via cell phone.

    About all you could do with that lash-up would be to run TomTom Home on your PC and use it for file updates, etc.
    canderson, Mar 16, 2009
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