Wow, here is an article about Sony's new GPS navigation systems recently released in Japan. Check out some of the screen shots! It has 3D maps with real buildings and for those paying advertisers your logo is on the building. I also doubles and a portable media player for pictures, audio, and video as well as for email and web though a wireless connection. It has usb and CF, car mounts and a docking cradle. This thing is pretty cool. Oh, and of course it runs linux as most new cool gadgets from Japan seem to do. An interesting trend.
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