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Nokia HERE Auto brings end-to-end solution to the dash

Nokia HERE Auto brings end-to-end solution to the dash

With HERE Auto, Nokia has made it clear that they're not going to be left behind in the smart automobile business. They've introduced a full end-to-end solution in a variety of apps that takes the work they've done with navigations systems and applies it to a collection of services, both in-dash on next-generation cars and from your smartphone - Nokia Lumia smartphone, that is* - right from your pocket. *Of course part of this system isn't just limited to Lumias - HERE Auto Companion also works on Android.

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Telenav Scout navigation app hits Windows Phone 8

Telenav Scout navigation app hits Windows Phone 8

After years of keeping watch over the likes of Android and iOS in the premium GPS navigation realm, the folks at Telenav have revealed their intentions with their current brand Scout for Windows Phone 8. This Scout app has been optimized for the Windows Phone 8 environment, taking its already diverse user interface and giving it some Microsoft-flavored aesthetics. This app takes what the older Windows Phone version of Telenav was and douses it - Scout is an entirely new and refined look at the way a navigation app can look, feel, and provide for you in your automobile.

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Microsoft, AT&T, Delta team up to bring Windows Phone 8 to flight attendants

Microsoft, AT&T, Delta team up to bring Windows Phone 8 to flight attendants

Microsoft and AT&T are teaming up with Delta Airlines to provide flight attendants with Windows Phone 8 devices to use on board flights. The phones will handle a slew of responsibilities, including handling credit cards and make in-flight purchases. The phones will also handle passenger manifestos, frequent flyer info, connecting gate updates, and flight attendant scheduling updates.

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Nokia “Bandit” 6-inch phablet late-September debut tipped (& it’ll have company)

Nokia “Bandit” 6-inch phablet late-September debut tipped (& it’ll have company)

Nokia's 6-inch Windows Phone, rumored to be codenamed "Bandit", will launch in September at an event in New York City, new sources claim, though the big-screen "phablet" will only be one of a number of devices on the agenda. The handset - set to be the largest device in Nokia's Windows Phone line-up - will join an unspecified number of other gadgets in a late-September debut, Reuters' sources say, as it refreshes its range post-IFA and the expected iPhone 5S reveal.

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Nokia Bandit 6-inch “phablet” tipped to debut Windows Phone 1080p

Nokia Bandit 6-inch “phablet” tipped to debut Windows Phone 1080p

Nokia is working on a 6-inch Windows Phone "phablet" internally codenamed Bandit, and with a launch expected on AT&T before the end of 2013, sources claim. The 1080p smartphone may well be the first Windows Phone to pack a Full HD display, The Verge's insiders say, while inside there's a step up in processing grunt teased, with Bandit also expected to pack a quadcore processor from Qualcomm's Snapdragon line-up. Meanwhile, while it falls short of Lumia 1020-style PureView optics, there's apparently no shortage of megapixels.

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YouTube app has Google and Microsoft throwing punches over HTML5

YouTube app has Google and Microsoft throwing punches over HTML5

User of the Windows Phone mobile operating system glad that the Microsoft-made YouTube app was reinstated recently with approval by Google will be disappointed this afternoon: it's gone again. Now the two companies are tossing punches online, releasing statements in kind over the reasons for their continued dispute. It would appear that the whole mess comes down to one coding issue: HTML5.

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Smartphones outsell standard cellphones worldwide: Gartner chimes in

Smartphones outsell standard cellphones worldwide: Gartner chimes in

This week the folks at Gartner have suggested that for the first time in history, smartphones have outsold feature phones. This includes the cellphones of the world, be they Samsung, LG, Nokia, or otherwise, just so long as they're not considered "smart" with modern-day mobile operating systems like Android, Windows Phone, or iOS. This suggestion from Gartner comes after the analyst group's quarterly mobile phone sales study saw smartphone sales outpace standard phones in the second quarter of the year - meanwhile the analysis team at IDC called the mark back in Q1.

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