Nokia announced new augmented reality browser

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As augmented reality technology becomes more popular, more tech companies are investing into AR browsers – programs akin to web browsers but used for the real world. Nokia has unveiled plans for their rendition of this technology, called Nokia Live View. The browser is being developed by Nokia Beta Labs and will be available for Symbian^5 mobile devices. It will be an add-on to Nokia’s popular Ovi Maps application, which is very similar to Google Maps. The browser integrates with the Ovi Maps platform, allowing users to navigate their environment…

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Nokia unveils Perks paperless coupon service

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Nokia has announced that it has been secretly working on a new paperless coupons service called Nokia Perks, which will offer mobile phone users discounts that will be redeemable with a near-field communications (NFC) chip. The company has already been developing this service in order to draw smart shoppers through a variety of different savings opportunities. The concept is comparable to Groupon by Google, in that it will permit customers to benefit from the offers directly through their mobile devices. Perks is completely paperless and allows consumers to search for…

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