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Nokia makes strong profit in year of 'first steps' after Microsoft sale

Nokia made a better-than-expected profit in 2014 as it transforms after selling its phone business to Microsoft.

By 29 January 2015


Can dataless smartphones still use GPS navigation apps?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon explains how to turn a smartphone into a personal navigation device, even without a data connection.

By 13 March 2013


Nokia takes on Google with free navigation app

Nokia updates its navigation and maps service and makes it available for free as it competes more aggressively in the smartphone market with Google and others.

By 21 January 2010


There's a map for that: GPS or smartphone?

Almost every handset comes with mapping software these days, but standalone GPS devices are becoming more affordable than ever.

By 9 November 2009


Study: Smartphones to slay personal navigators

A market research firm predicts that smartphones will surpass personal navigation devices as navigators by 2014.

By 2 September 2009


TomTom earnings drop but beat expectations

Hit by decline in consumer spending, the GPS maker reports second-quarter earnings drop of 61 percent, but sales and earnings were higher than in the first quarter.

By 23 July 2009


Friday Poll: Best Mother's Day gift for a geeky mom?

Quick, what are you getting for the dear woman who birthed/raised you?

By 9 May 2009


Top GPS features

So you've decided you're going to get a portable GPS device, but what features should you look out for and which brand is best at what?

By 2 December 2008


Coming in 2008: GPS-enabled cameras?

The founder of GPS chip designer Sirf Technology believes some cameras next year will know where they're taking photos, partly through new technology that can get a location fix faster.

By 30 November 2007


AT&T opts for RIM BlackBerry Curve 8310 with GPS, not Wi-Fi

AT&T announces the availability of the RIM BlackBerry Curve 8310 with integrated Wi-Fi.

By 18 October 2007