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Episode 10 of the Emporia Telecom video series: Upcoming service features

In episode 10 of the Emporia Telecom video series, we meet the company’s Director of Services & Innovation, Michael Rabenstein. Before we filmed this episode, I was talking to Michael about Emporia’s philosophy of handset services — navigation, for example. Michael explained that although there is certainly a use-case for navigation (e.g. Tom-Tom style sat-nav […]

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Larry Fox of Trimble Outdoors talks at Uplinq 2011 Part 2

Larry Fox runs Business Development for Trimble Outdoors. Trimble Outdoors produces Apps for the outdoor community, offering a wide variety of solutions for every outdoor enthusiast from the backpacker to the hiker, the biker, the hunter and the fisher. More from Larry:

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Larry Fox of Trimble Outdoors talks at Uplinq 2011 – Part 1

Larry Fox runs Business Development for Trimble Outdoors. Trimble Outdoors produces Apps for the outdoor community, offering a wide variety of solutions for every outdoor enthusiast from the backpacker to the hiker, the biker, the hunter and the fisher. More from Larry:

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We have a (GPS) fix! – Testing Nokia Booklet 3G to the limit

This is Momchil here with a quick post on the Nokia Booklet 3G. I’ve been busy editing all the video material, and I haven’t had the chance to write anything recently. I’ve been using the Nokia Booklet for nearly three moths now, and I love it. I just had the feeling there is more to […]

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Motti Kushnir of Telmap on the Future of Location

The Future of Location is a continual series running here on Mobile Industry Review. This time I’m delighted to be able to feature the thoughts of Motti Kushnir. Motti is Chief Marketing Officer at location based services giant, Telmap. I’ve put a little more about the company at the bottom of Motti’s piece. Here we […]

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o2 Germany offers free Telmap navigation with ADAC traffic info

I picked this one up as a rather interesting example of the growing influence of ‘free navigation’. First we had Google offering turn-by-turn with Android devices in the States, then Nokia stole the show (and killed the share prices of the other navigation companies) by offering free navigation with almost every new device they manufacturer […]

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Record your own voice navigation instructions with Nokia’s ‘Own Voice’ app

Right then, this is genius! The ability to record my OWN voice navigation instructions? Bring. It. On! Have a read: Tired of the same old “Turn left”? Now that navigation is free in Ovi Maps you can create your own drive guidance instructions and share them with friends and family. Cheer up your loved ones’ […]

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Mobile navigation service, Waze, hits the BlackBerry platform

I had a note in from the team at free navigation service, Waze, to let me know that they’ve launched an early beta version of Waze for BlackBerry. If you haven’t come across Waze before, it’s a simply fantastic community mapping service that quite a lot of people are going nuts over. The service enables […]

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Video: Why you NEED to put maps on your phone

Make sure you never get lost in the woods… Excellent viral vid from Nokia — you can, of course, get Ovi Maps 3.0 at nokia.com/maps. (via Ben/ReallyMobile)

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Nokia E71 and E66 now enabled with free Ovi Maps

The Ovi Maps team have been working hard to extend the range of phones that are compatible with the all new Ovi Maps service — that’s the service, if you recall — that launched to basically kill the personal navigation device market more or less overnight. You can now get free voice-enabled navigation and driving […]

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Try out the all new Ovi Maps this Easter

Apparently it’s Easter soon. My wife just told me. Who knew? Easter is one of those periods that has simply arrived in front of me, rather than been anticipated, throughout my working life. Thankfully Wikipedia explains that Easter is officially based around Sunday April 4th. At Easter, of course, quite a few people start traveling. […]

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Telmap & BlueSky deliver A-GPS sim card based navigation solution

If your phone doesn’t have built-in location features (and it won’t if it’s a low cost device), then decent GPS navigation will require you to go and buy a personal navigation device or “PND” as they are known. Often that PND could end up costing 5 times as much as your actual handset. What do […]