Om thinks that the GPS party is over with Sirf announcing layoff's, not so fast I would say agreeing with a comment that points out that the Mobile TV business is at fault.
Do you care for it? Kids do, prob. But I agree that watch a movie while waiting for or in the subway is pretty handy.
Fat News Tuesday
- Search for GeoNews with MetaCarta. Via Apb.
- Local Search on Nokia's with Buzzd, via Mobile Crunch.
- Microsoft Tellme developing for the iPhone. Via Fortune.
- Microsoft Webcast on SQL Server 2008 Spatial Features.
- IBM announcing Lotus Expeditor, a tool for development of mobile mashups. Via CNet.
If you want to have a taste of phones available in U.K., check issue #70 of PDA Essentials (and its GPS Advisor supplement).
The accompanying CD includes GPS software for the PPC (and Symbian, Palm) from most of the packages covered here plus free GPS Utilities from Efficasoft.