Nokia, Microsoft strike mobile Office pact; T-Mobile launches HTC Touch Pro 2

> Nokia and Microsoft announced a deal to bring Microsoft's Office software to Nokia's cell phones. Article, article.

> T-Mobile USA launched the HTC Touch Pro 2 for $349.99 with a two-year contract. Article

> The app store craze is only going to grow, according to new research from Frost & Sullivan, which forecasts that downloads from all app stores will reach 6.67 billion per year in 2014. Article

> Nokia said that it remains strongly committed to Symbian, contrary to a report in the German edition of the Financial Times, which said the company was going to adopt the Maemo OS. Article (sub. req.)

> While the overall handset market slumped 6.1 percent in the second quarter, according to Gartner, smartphones sales surged 27 percent to 41 million units. Article (sub. req.)

And finally... A man in Illinois was sentenced to six months in prison for making a "boisterous" yawn while in a courtroom. Article

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