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With the recent launch of the Nokia N95, as well as the GPS-enabled BlackBerries, it is clear that consumer-focused, mobile phone GPS is an emerging trend. This is much to...

With the recent launch of the Nokia N95, as well as the GPS-enabled BlackBerries, it is clear that consumer-focused, mobile phone GPS is an emerging trend. This is much to the chagrin of traditional, hand-held navigational device manufacturers. According to Reuters:

While a few years ago personal navigation device makers like Dutch TomTom shrugged off possible rivalry from the handset industry, they have now acknowledged the potential risk to their business.

The world’s top handset maker Nokia started to sell its first navigation phone N95 a month ago, and other top vendors are expected to follow shortly, hoping to make 2007 the breakthrough year for cell phone navigation.

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