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Awesome car-chasing game Pako adds premium version with 3 new levels
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Awesome car-chasing game Pako adds premium version with 3 new levels

Mark Guim 39

Our favorite car chasing game, Pako, has just added a premium version of their game to the Windows Phone Store. Unlike the free version, this one is completely ad-free and adds three new levels: Cemetery, Highway, and Square. We're big fans of this game and we're glad to see it get even better. We've purchased the premium version on our Nokia Lumia 930. Head past the break to watch our...

Nokia invests $100 million to further advance connected technologies in automobiles

Nokia invests $100 million to further advance connected technologies in automobiles

Rich Edmonds 52

Even before the deal to sell its hardware and services division to Microsoft, Nokia was investing in development with technologies in vehicles. Working with multiple car manufacturers, the Finnish company has worked to provide HERE mapping and location services in its Connected Car program. Today, Nokia Growth Partners (NGP) announced a further $100 million to identify in companies with...

Microsoft shows off concept embedded car software that plays nice with Windows Phone

Microsoft shows off concept embedded car software that plays nice with Windows Phone

Simon Sage 130

One particularly interesting talk out of Build showcased Microsoft’s plan to bring Windows Phone into the car with a new embedded software concept. The idea here will be to project the data from the phone onto the dash display in a usable, safe format, but as you can see, a lot of the Windows visual style is retained. This is great, considering most embedded car system interfaces (...

Zens keeps your phone charged wirelessly, but steals your car's precious coffee holder

Zens keeps your phone charged wirelessly, but steals your car's precious coffee holder

Derek Kessler 28

Zens has a new Qi wireless charger, and this one is for your car. The aptly-named "ZENS Qi Wireless Car Charger" is set to hit markets on April 15th for an eye-melting €69.99 (US$96.54). It's designed to split into your cup holder and has a slot on its top designed to accommodate smartphones with displays up to 5 inches. Blessedly, the vast majority of phones that support Qi charging (...