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iPhone 4: TomTom car cradle disappointment

There is no denying that iPhone users are very exited of the prospect of taking possession of their new iPhone 4 on June 24, 2010. Well apart from those who were unable to get in before Apple and AT&T pushed back their pre-order dates. However, before we get too excited we have learned something that will upset those with the TomTom car cradle for the current 3GS model — the new version will not fit.

While looking around on Apple Forums we found that questions were being asked about the fourth-generation iPhone and if it would fit the TomTom GPS car enhancer? A few forum members said that they read on the TomTom website that as the new iPhone 4 was thinner it would not no longer fit in the current cradle.

This will be a huge disappointment if true, as that means that those with the current cradle will have to purchase a new one when available just so the iPhone 4 can fit. This is not good news, not only have you had to spend more money on Apple’s new smartphone, but you will also need to part with another $200 for a new TomTom cradle.

This does make you wonder if Apple does these things on purpose. I now wonder if my new iPhone 4 will fit in my Bose Sound Dock? I do hope so as I am not prepared to spend several hundred dollars on a new one.

Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

Contact Peter Chubb: peter@product-reviews.net

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