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> Carphone Warehouse launches its own mobile navigation service. Article

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> Nokia's patent application might show an 8 megapixel N-series slider. Image|Article

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And Finally... The two top selling books in Japan currently are a new translation of Dostoevsky's classic The Brothers Karamazov and a new novel by a Japanese schoolteacher named Rin called Moshimo Kimiga. Rin wrote the entire 142-page book on her mobile phone. Article

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