Updating maps for magellan

05 May

They get the maps, crack them, copy them and distribute them on the Internet – so we can all use them !

You may have heard the term "bricking" a device or satnav ?

They have found perhaps that they are driving through" fields" because the roads are not on their maps.

Perhaps also they travel for work and need to locate newer postcode areas, or find locations like B&Q, Homebase, Tesco, Sainsbury, Esso, ASDA or any other major retailer.

Well it means destroying the main hardware, flash memory or other part of an electronic device, such that it cannot be recovered., Its of course an easy thing to do - destroying hardware can be accomplished in a number of easy ways.

However when a person "bricks” this tends to be done accidentally - normally whilst trying to upgrade, hack or unlock the device.

Many a “weekend wannabee” hacker has “bricked” (i.e.

As experts in this area we have a good deal of experience and may save you wasting your time and your money. They have a forthcoming holiday in Europe, or are going to a new area of the UK camping, travelling or touring.

That's because you have a lot of points to make up just one section of road.

Maps are now extremely closely linked with satnav's that they are almost inseparable now.

They don’t for example see copying a CD as the same as mugging an old lady for her purse !

Because of this, we are divorced from the act of “theft” and that’s why “hackers” or as I like to call them – “thieves” do what is termed in criminal jargon as the “heavy lifting”.