Navigation business TomTom has signed a deal with Samsung that’ll see TomTom maps and location content used on the Wave 3 bada-powered smartphone.
The agreement will give Samsung access to TomTom’s global maps and premium location content, including map coverage for over 200 countries.
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Orange has launched its first own-brand Android tablet in the UK today.
It’s called the Tahiti and has a dual-core 1.2GHz processor. Outside is a 7-inch LCD screen plus a 5 megapixel camera.
Visa Inc. and Visa Europe have certified a number of NFC-enabled smartphones from Samsung, LG and Research In Motion for use with the Visa payWave contactless point of sale application. The Samsung Galaxy SII, LG Optimus NET NFC, BlackBerry Bold 9900, BlackBerry Bold 9790, BlackBerry Curve 9360 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 have all been added to the list of Visa-compliant payment products.
This means financial institutions can work with mobile operators to offer consumers one of these mobile devices with Visa mobile payment functionality.