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Video: Part 3 of the Anssi Vanjoki interview: “The generic mobile interface will be a map”

After we’d dealt with the N97 issue in Part 1 and then the way ahead of Symbian and MeeGo in Part 2, Rafe asked Nokia’s EVP for Markets, Anssi Vanjoki, to speculate on the future of mobile 3-4 years out. Most executives when faced with this kind of question will either shrivel up and look […]

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The other touch user interface

While the iPhone froth continues unabated, Nokia is quietly working away on its own touch interface, S60 Touch. If you fancy taking a look at the UI in action, here it is: I’m already sold, if only for the cutesy sensor capabilities that Nokia’s built in (although I’d rather see a UI that silences the […]

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InvenSense’s magic touch pulls in $19m funds

There’s no denying haptics have a certain cool factor. Obviously they’re appealing to venture capital firms right now: motion-sensing software company InvenSense has attracted $19 million in a series C round of funding, led by Sierra Ventures and a load of other big names like Qualcomm Ventures and DoCoMo capital. InvenSense, whose applications include image […]

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Windows Mobile 7 coming next year?

Gizmodo has some interesting tidbits on the upcoming release of Windows Mobile 7, courtesy of a now defunct article from Pocket Now, who’ve seen the OS in action. Apparently, Window Mobile 7 “basically addresses everything wrong with WM6 today”. While there’s no hard details on what that might mean, I’m guessing this, along with the […]

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Proof Apple iPhone users can’t get enough mobile content

A new survey has confirmed what most people have already been talking about anecdotally: that iPhone users are massive consumers of mobile web content. According to the latest bit of research from M:Metrics, 85 percent of iPhone users accessed news and information on their device during January, compared to the average of 58 percent for […]