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  • TomTom Navigation for Android Arrives

    CONCORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today the TomTom Navigation app for Android is available to download from Google Play for the first time. The new app is an addition to TomTom’s existing, highly-rated navigation...

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  • TomTom Launches New Hands-Free Car Kit for Smartphones

    AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TomTom today launches the TomTom Hands Free Car Kit for smartphones with the highest quality audio for loud and clear hands-free calling and navigation. The new Car Kit features an...

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  • Elsevier Brings Latest Book Title, ChemApps: Strategic Applications of Named Reactions in Organic Synthesis (SANROS), to the App Store

    WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the release of ChemApps: Strategic Applications of...

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  • CES Preview: TomTom App for iPhone/iPad Goes Social

    CES Preview: TomTom App for iPhone/iPad Goes Social

    LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TomTom today previews the latest version (v1.10) of the TomTom App for iPhone and iPad. The new version integrates TomTom navigation with Facebook™ and Twitter™ allowing users to navigate...

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  • TomTom Rolls Out Places App in More Countries

    AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TomTom will continue the geographical expansion of its Places iPhone app. It will be made available in Sweden, Norway and Ireland in the coming month. To-date the app has been...

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  • TomTom App for iPhone 1.9 Now Available and Optimized For iPad

    CONCORD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TomTom today announced the release of the TomTom App for iPhone, version 1.9, which has been optimized for the iPad. Now, existing TomTom App customers can download the newest...

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  • Travelzoo Launches European iPhone App for Savvy Travel Set

    LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Travelzoo Inc. (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global Internet media company, today launched its first iPhone app in Europe, allowing Travelzoo subscribers to access outstanding travel, entertainment and Local Deals while on...

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  • TomTom Places iPhone App Now Available in 5 Countries

    AMSTERDAM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–TomTom today announces that their recently launched iPhone application is now available in four more countries; Germany, Belgium, Portugal, and Denmark. The TomTom Places iPhone application has ...

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  • The Economist Comes to the App Store – New apps bring the pages of The Economist to iPad, iPhone and iPod touch

    LONDON, UK – November 19th 2010 – The Economist Group today announced the global launch of its flagship title, The Economist, on two new apps – The Economist for iPhone and The Economist for iPad – available now on the App Store. The free...

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  • Accumulate Launches Wrapping Technology in Thailand

    Partnership with Mogamo takes Flexion Global London, 15th April, 2010: Accumulate UK Limited (www.accumulategroup.com) today announced that its wrapping technology, which provides flexible pricing and retailing solutions for mobile content, will be launching in Thailand this month. Through the deal with Mogamo (www.mogamo.co.th) the Flexion wrapper...

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  • Nokia to launch a new handset on January 26th

    Nokia to launch a new handset on January 26th

    Whoo! Looks like free turn-by-turn navigation wasn’t the only good news to come out of Nokia’s press announcement earlier today. In a once-in-a-blue-moon event, the guys over at Pocket-Lint asked for details about when Nokia might be launching new hardware and actually managed to get an answer. According to Nokia UK managing director Mark Loughran, Nokia [...]

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  • Motorola invests in Anywhere Multitouch technology

    Motorola invests in Anywhere Multitouch technology

    It's been awhile since we heard anything from Sensitive Objects, the French firm that developed Anywhere Multitouch, the platform that uses piezoelectric sensors to extend touch sensitivity beyond the display to the entire device. Well, we thought it was a pretty sweet idea -- and apparently Motorola did as well. According some spicy and exotic PR, Moto's investing some of its hard-earned cash in the company, which began as a project by the French Science National Research Center. As Reese Schroeder, managing director of Motorola Ventures, put it: "Natural user interface (NUI) and in particular interacting with a device through touch is an area of rapid development and great excitement. Sensitive Object provides an innovative and unique approach allowing new ways of interaction. We're most excited to be involved in their growth and success." One has to wonder what kind of new and innovative handset interfaces are coming around the bend -- and one has to wonder what kind of havoc it will cause when you put one of these "anywhere multitouch" phones in your pocket without locking it first. Luckily, the technology is said to be cheaper to implement than the other touchscreen solutions currently available -- so if these guys get their way, we might be accidentally calling our ex-girlfriends with the whole device very soon indeed. PR after the break.

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