Nokia offering free turn-by-turn navigation on smartphones globally 

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I’ve been telling people this was going to happen for the better part of a year. Update: A week or so later, Nokia announced 1.4 million downloads, which is interesting especially since (as the article points out) it hints at a conversion rate of 7% (five to ten times the usual rate for complex mobile services that aren’t pre-loaded on handsets), so I have to wonder at the models and markets being considered for these figures…