Amazon snap up 3D mapping software for next-gen Kindle Fire tablet

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Amazon have bought 3D mapping specialist start-up UpNext, suggesting that the next generation of their Kindle Fire tablet could have a native mapping and navigation app. UpNext specialise in fully 3D maps, letting users check topography and landmarks, checking out…

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REVIEW: Gears of War 3 (Xbox 360)

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Gears of War is back for a final tour of duty in the conclusion to the blockbusting trilogy. Can Epic Games raise the bar for cover shooters once more, or should this sequel be thrown down one of the series' own deadly emergence holes? Read on to find out.

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TomTom iPhone app gets live traffic updates

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The TomTom app for iPhone has been updated to version 1.3, bringing live traffic information, an improved interface and optimised routing to its satellite navigation system. Traffic updates hit the users iPhone every three minutes, notifying drivers of any incidents,…

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1.4 million grab Nokia's free Ovi Maps

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It's been less than two weeks since Nokia announced that its Ovi Maps Naviagtion app was available for free, but it's already been downloaded 1.4 million times, breaking the million mark by the end of last week. The app…

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