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Ovi Maps 3 with free navigation launched for Nokia E71 & E66

by Ben Smith 6th April 2010
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In January Nokia announced Ovi Maps 3 including free turn-by-turn navigation, Lonely Planet and Michelin guides. At launch it was  available on 10 handsets and will be pre-installed on all devices launched in future.  The move impressed many and made a noticeable dent in the share price of a leading Sat Nav device manufacturer. However, [...]

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And… the winners are…

by Ben Smith 25th March 2010
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Thank-you to everyone who entered and tweeted our recent competition to win one of Nokia’s E55,  E75 or N97 and a mystery prize for a random tweeter. You’re a creative bunch and we laughed a lot….

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Go car shopping… on your iPhone

by Ben Smith 16th March 2010
Autotrader iPhone Application

Autotrader – the popular UK-based motoring website and magazine – has launched an iPhone application today adding to their existing mobile site. Best known for it’s classified listings this application provides access to Autotrader’s huge database of vehicles for sale but allows users to search locally to them using the phone’s GPS.  Cleverly though, it [...]

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Win phones: Nokia's E55, E75 and N97 [Closed - judging]

by Ben Smith 15th March 2010
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Entries are now closed  and the winners have been announced. The people from Nokia have given us three phones to give away to Really Mobile readers – having forgotten that post (we assume) or (more probably) taken it in good humour… so make us laugh and get winning! We’ve got an E55, an E75 and [...]

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London Nokia Flagship Store: Now Closed

by Ben Smith 4th March 2010
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Although announced late last year, I’d completely forgotten that the closure of the flagship store was creeping up on us until I saw their tweet today.  And now it’s gone…

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PleaseRobMe.com now considered harmful [Week in Bullshit Redux]

by Ben Smith 26th February 2010
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Earlier this week we highlighted the confused rubbish that PleaseRobMe.com was spouting about privacy and location-based services such as FourSquare. The site was intended to ‘raise awareness’ the creators claimed…

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Power over WiFi: 'Physics is Physics' or 'Dare to Dream'?

by Ben Smith 23rd February 2010

Our post about the RCA Airnergy device generated a bit if a conversation… both for and against. To reflect many of the sceptical comments around the web I added a video from EEVblog which summarised much of the physics-based disbelief, but our readers can do better than that…

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Recess: Still plenty of great uses for SMS

by Ben Smith 23rd February 2010
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Recess is an iPhone app that lets businesses manage and track business waiting lists – such as restaurants’ – through an iPhone app.

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