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London 2012 – Are The UK Mobile Networks Ready for The Games?

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A few months ago the UK government warned in a Cabinet Office report of an upcoming decrease in mobile network speeds and capacity due to higher volumes of traffic during the London Games. Even if additional capacity and coverage for mobile phone networks have been installed around the Game venues, at times of peak demand […]

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Google’s heads-up into the spotlight

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The battle of mobile platform supremacy has been heating-up over the past couple of weeks. Firstly Apple announced the latest incarnation of their desktop and mobile operating systems: Mountain Lion and iOS 6. While these will bring a wide range of incremental enhancements, the much-anticipated announcement of Apple’s own mapping service – in place of […]

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iOS 6 and Apple’s New Maps App

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This week, Apple unveiled the next generation of its mobile operating system, iOS 6, at their World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC).  As a developer of apps for the Apple platform, we always pay close attention to these announcements to identify new features and services that can help improve our CoPilot apps. On this occasion, Apple […]

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“A powerhouse of a smartphone” – It’s the all-new Samsung Galaxy III

According to many industry commentators, the battle for smartphone supremacy is becoming a two horse race between Apple and Samsung. Of course there are also those who would disagree, not least HTC, whose One X is proving to be a huge hit. However currently, it’s clear that Samsung has been the most successful in giving […]

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Road Tolls heading to UK?

Once again, pay-per-use roads are back in the news today, with a debate about whether additional toll roads could help fund future investment in the road network. Drivers in continental Europe and US would probably be surprised to realise just how few road tolls exit in UK – in most countries it is common place […]

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Android Market is now Google Play

On a day when the tech news is likely to be dominated by the announcement of a certain next version tablet, Google have chosen today to launch Google Play – a central destination combining the Android Market app store and the book, music and video stores all under one roof. On device, the Google Play […]

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CoPilot at Mobile World Congress

This week it’s Mobile World Congress, the annual gathering of the global mobile industry in Barcelona. We’re taking the opportunity to showcase CoPilot Live running on an array of the latest iOS and Android-based smartphones and tablets. Here’s a few pictures from our stand on day one of the show here in App Planet.

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Brits reveal their ‘Dream CoPilot’ this Valentine’s Day

Nigella and Jamie’s snacks, Kylie and Macca’s taste in music and Brian Cox and Carol Voderman’s brains make up the dream driving companions As the nation’s thoughts turn to all things romantic on the run up to Valentine’s Day, CoPilot Live has surveyed the British public to find out who their dream driving companion would […]

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Demand for paid Android sat-nav app continues to rise despite free navigation tools

CoPilot Live, the leading sat-nav app has reported an overall 40% year on year rise in sales of its Android app (Q4 2011 vs Q4 2010). With a record 1.2bn app downloads over Christmas, and Google recently announcing over 250 million Android devices have now been activated – the Android app market is clearly booming, and […]

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CoPilot Live is awarded App of the Year by Android Magazine

We’re delighted to announce that CoPilot Live has been awarded App of the Year 2011 by Android Magazine. We’d like to take the opportunity to thanks our Android users and the staff at Android Magazine for supporting us! And if you haven’t got your hands on the Android Magazine edition yet, here’s what it says […]

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