Mobile navigation developer ALK Technologies, the company behind CoPilot Live mobile navigation apps, says 82% of its users are unlikely to purchase a dedicated sat nav device in the future.
This news reinforces recent reports that suggest smartphones are continuing to threaten the in-car dominance of dedicated satellite navigation hardware.
Everything Everywhere, the company responsible for the Orange and T-Mobile brands in the UK, plans to open five of its own-brand stores as a trial.
The new shops will sell Orange and T-Mobile products, services and accessories.
Opera Software has calculated that 105 million people use one of its browsers on their mobile phones every month.
The company's latest 'State of the Mobile Web' report reveals that 90.4 million people now use Opera Mini every month and approximately 15 million people use Opera Mobile each month.
INQ Mobile, which has Hutchison Whampoa as its parent company, says it plans to have two Android-powered ‘Facebook phones’ on the market later this year.
The INQ Cloud Touch is an Android 2.2 device running a 600MHz Qualcomm chip and a 3.5-inch HGVA screen, while the INQ Cloud Q has a 2.6-inch screen and a QWERTY keyboard. The phones are the first mobiles to use the Facebook social graph API.
HP announced three new webOS devices last night, almost a year after acquiring device manufacturer Palm.
The HP TouchPad is a WiFi & 3G tablet device that's expected to arrive this summer. It boasts a 9.7-inch multitouch display, support for Adobe Flash Player and a front-facing camera.