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A relatively quiet week in mobile technology has still seen the launch of a long awaited Android function (say goodbye to your in car sat nav systems) and the announcement of another important development: new Flash software on the Android. Elsewhere, scientists have announced their intentions to fully examine the effects of mobile phones on [...]

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Who’d have thought a mobile phone could be so political? Both Apple and the Central American phone industry in general have found themselves on the receiving end of a battering this past week. Elsewhere, Palm – whose sales have disappointed recently – has been put up for sale, Tesco has reduced the prices on their [...]

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The biggest news of this week is undoubtedly Google’s decision to postpone the UK launched date for the Nexus One for an as yet unannounced period, a massive blow to the big-name newcomer. There have been a few more positive moments, too, though, such as Sony Ericsson’s impressive Vivaz being given an almost universal thumbs [...]

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Google has added a new, highly usable function to the ever-expanding functionality of their impressive Android platform. The new ‘Gesture Search’ function will be available to those operating on Android 2 or above, and allows searches to be carried out simply by drawing letters on a touch screen.
When users open the function, they simply sketch [...]

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Google’s unveiling of a free satellite navigation program for mobiles on Wednesday is seen as such an overwhelming threat to the market that current market leaders Garmin and TomTom saw their shares drop by 18% and 13% respectively immediately following Google’s announcement. The new system will be launched on the Motorola Droid system initially, but [...]

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