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MapLens overlays a real map with icons that identify game clues and photos. Users can select icons and zoom any desired image to full-screen for closer inspection. A you are here icon shows the position of the user in the map.
Motorola and Sony Ericsson, the joint owners of UIQ via a Dutch holding company, decided at a board meeting on 29 December to pull the plug on the company. The UIQ platform is being integrated, along with Series 60, into the Symbian Foundation’s royalty-free, open-source platform, and Motorola announced in November that it would drop UIQ in order to focus on rival systems, including Android, Windows Mobile and P2K.