Evernote’s Two-Step Verification Process Now Available To All Users

Evernote is a suite of software and services for notetaking and archiving and all in all helps you remember and act upon ideas, projects and experiences across all the computers, phones and tablets you naturally use, and more off it supports a number of operating systems including; OS X, iOS, Chrome OS, Android, Microsoft Windows, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and WebOS. Evernote also offers online synchronization and backup services.

Note: This service is available in a paid or a more restricted free version, you can use the online service for free of charge upto certain monthly usage limit, with additional monthly use reserved for paying subscribers. Evernote stores the data and edits the user’s notes on their local machine. Evernote also supports image cature from cameras on supported devices, and the recording of voice notes as well. As in some times, text that appears in captured images can be recognized using OCR and annoted. Evernote also supports the ability to e-mail notes to the service, allowing for automated note entry via e-mail rules or filters.

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Evernote can automatically add geolocation tags to notes. Finally there are many features that we can talk about Evernote, that is why this is one of the best Note talking service today. Has also enabled two-step verification for its users, after suffering from a security breach this year. Finally, the time comes to eradicate.

The company has officially announced that Evernote two-step verification is now available to all Evernote users. Rolling out over the course of some months now, making the future available for Premium and Business users way back in late-May 2013. Just after having its database hacked.

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Now, the company’s ready to offer the added security up to the rest of their users, making logging in even safer with the use of phone codes. In order to implement Evernote’s option, head over to the security section in your Evernote settings and turn on two-step verification. Once it turned on, it will email you with a security code, which you must enter in the field provided.

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Received it via E-mail? enter and you’ll be required to enter the phone number where the service sends you a confirmation code. Free users? You’ll also need to install an authenticator app like Google Authenticator on your handset and add the Evernote account.

For Premium Evernote users – they have to opt to get the security codes via text messages as well. Enabled! You’ll be given a set of backup codes, which can used later to access your Evernote account in case if you lose your handset.

Strongly recommended – the users should enable two-step verification for all the services you use, whether it might be Gmail, or Facebook or any other service online matters.

Important details about Evernote’s two-step verification can be found from the source link provided. About security code, how to guide and many more can be found right here.

Firefox 22 Released With Support Of 3D Gaming, Video Calls And File Sharing – Download Now!

Mozilla has today rolled out the version 22 of the new Firefox browser, which incorporates to speed up JavaScript dramatically, along with the Web Real-Time Communications support – The WebRTC for video calls. Firefox 22 includes a number of other features, details can be checked after the break.

The Mozilla’s new version of Firefox brings support for 3D gaming and asm.js, a ‘supercharged’ subset of the JavaScript language, powered using OdinMonkey – an optimization module. The WebRTC on Firefox 22 adds support for video calling in web apps, and the browser is currently designed 1-to-1 calls, with conference calls as well.

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Using Firefox 22 on your desktop and mobile operating system, users can share files directly using only their browsers. This is somewhat called Mozilla enables browser-based file-sharing on the new Firefox browser. It could enable features like drag-and-drop transfers to mobile devices, or automatic file sync without installing any additional software.

Today’s stable version of Firefox 22 for Windows, Mac OS X, Lunux and Android includes a variety of back-end technical updates and minor tweaks, like the (word-wrapping of plain text files is one of best one).

Mozilla’s newly released web browser includes the support for 3D gaming, video calls, and file sharing, affording developers enhanced compatibility with less requirement for plugins/add-ons/entensions and other unnecessary third-party installations. Firefox is pretty much in the here and now.

firefox 22 androidIn real terms, WebRTC enables features such as videochat, VoIP calling, and peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing, all within the browser. According to the report in changelog, the Firefox on Android doesn’t include WebRTC or asm.js support just yet.

Firefox 22 download is now available from: mozilla.org and also, Android version of the app has also been bumped up to version 22, can be grabbed from Google Play Store. Firefox can be installed on almost any Android smartphone or handset.

Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail Released With Great Features, Performance Boost And Stability Improvements

Before going to check what’s new included in the latest version of the world’s most popular free and open-source PC operating system, the Ubuntu 13.04, we have to review some bad news. Most of the big features were planned for Ubuntu’s version 13.04 aka ‘Raring Ringtail‘. Other words the latest version of Ubuntu 13.04 gives some and takes some and it’s no secret that Linux-based desktop OS is heading towards mobile convergence, with a runs-everywhere build expected within a year. While the 13.04 “Raring Ringtail” shows some signs of movement in that particular direction, now, with the new release isn’t exactly packed with new features, rather it has taken one or two away. Check out details after the jump!

Ubuntu is desperately trying to transition from hugely popular enthusiast platform to mainstream competitor for Mac OS X and Windows. Though it has limited success in doing that so far, but depends on the latest big release of Ubuntu, which, as described the 13.04 – Raring Ringtail.

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Apart this, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail is yet another step in the game for Ubuntu to gain the most popular and well established market share and more costly competition, along with the OS X and Windows to beat the rivalry with some great features and have its work cut out now matters how good it is.

Although, Ubuntu have won a lot of friends of late, with people choosing it as their operating system of choice ahead of two big hippos in the room. The 13.04 would be the next stop on the long and windy road that the linux-based OS find itself clean. As part of Raring Ringtail’s user focus comes from its new features, one of which is improved social networking. Ubuntu now lets, support, means you can choose which applications integrate with Facebook, Twitter and more, directly from the Online Accounts pane. Which by means they can tell the operating system which apps then have access to those accounts.

The integration of such social network support helps user in two different ways like, one app that can gice access to the Facebook’s photo gallerias, and another can be given access to Facebook chat as well. You can then search photos across all your enabled accounts via a new Unity Dash Photo lens (if you turn on the “Show online results” feature, anyway).

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The other feature would be the performance improvements, overall, you can expect from such an update, which will be very welcome to those of us that never quite got the last release of Ubuntu to run. Still, it’s a free OS, so who’s or guying? Canonical appear to have done that to good effect, they claim that it’s the fastest Ubuntu experience to date, with an upgraded kernel deliveriing “dramatic graphical performance enhancements,” reduced RAM requirements and many more.

Ubuntu One is the highlighting features of this new release, which gives the user 5GB of cloud storage, and your files can be accessed from any of your devices. We mean any of your devices, based on Android, including iOS, Windows, OS X and the Web.

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Ubuntu 13.04 brings a new task management options to make it easier to switch between multiple windows; just hover over an icon in the dock and use your scroll wheel to select the folder you need. But the Gwibber has been removed as a developer is working of its successor. Alike, Wubi – the Window dual-boot tool – has also been left out of the release due to various bugs. Finally, you got no option to install the Gnome classic shell hereafter. Raring Ringtail is something of a traditional release, which have worthwhile improvemts, but nothing revolutionary, and the missing tools and options will annoy some. Though many Ubuntu users will be benefited with the newly released.

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Ubuntu 13.04 is available to download for free now, in both desktop and server guide for those that would prefer either a graphical user interface or a command line. Being an Ubuntu user, you will like it, worth running it on your computer.

You can download the latest version of Ubuntu 13.04 by heading over to this link: Ubuntu.com

Amazon Launches ‘Amazon Coins’ A Virtual Currency For Kindle App Store

The online retail giant Amazon has just announced its first new virtual currency for Kindle Fire owners to use on in-app purchases, app buying, games, etc. in the Amazon Appstore.

The Amazon Coins service will launch in U.S. during May 2013, at which point Amazon will be giving away tens of millions of dollars worth Amazon coins to customers. In order to provide Kindle Fire owners a new way to purchase app items, Amazon users then have the choice of paying for apps or in-app purchases with their credit cards or with Amazon coins. But it will be awarded only to US customers at launch.

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Amazon account holders will then be able to spend their Amazon coins on apps and games that are available for sale on the Kindle Fire tablet. Developers who already have their apps in the Appstore don’t ever need to do anything to depend on the Amazon Coin system, but those new developers would like to get in on the virtual currency they must have their app approved by Appstore by April 25, 2013.

To take full advantage of what Amazon calls already-high coversation rates from Kindle Fire users on Amazon platform, by giving users a new way to spend money. Amazon also giving developers more options to generate revenue in the Appstore, which points to the most recent release of in-app purchases. Means, developers will still get their 70% cut from each purchase made, either it came from credit card or Amazon Coins.

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Officially said by Amazon team:

“Amazon Coins is an easy way for Kindle Fire customers to spend money on developers’ apps in the Amazon Appstore, offering app and game developers another substantial opportunity to drive traffic, downloads and increase monetization even further” explains Amazon.

Amazon will give customers tens of millions of dollars’ worth of Amazon Coins to use on developers’ apps in the Amazon Appstore—apps and games must be submitted and approved by April 25 to be ready when Amazon Coins arrive in customers’ accounts

Amazon Coins is the latest in a series of new features and services for developers that make Amazon the most complete end-to-end ecosystem for building, monetizing and marketing their apps and games. Announcement also includes:

* In-App Purchasing for Mac, PC and web-based games, enabling developers to let customers use their Amazon accounts to purchase virtual goods and currencies from games on those platforms.

* Game Circle, which includes capabilities like Achievements, Leaderboards, Friends, and Whispersync for syncing games across devices, and leads to better engagement with games.

* Game Connect, which lets developers marry the ease and security of shopping on Amazon with the convenience of having virtual goods delivered directly to customers’ game accounts.

* A/B Testing, a service that helps developers improve app functionality, retain customers and increase monetization.

* Adobe AIR Native Extensions, which makes it simple for Adobe Flash developers to add In-App Purchasing and Game Circle features to their apps and games.

* Amazon Mobile App SDK Eclipse Plugin (beta) allows developers to rapidly and reliably integrate Amazon APIs into their Android projects, speeding up development and cutting down on project setup time.

According to the Amazon Coin FAQ, one Amazon Coin is worth one cent, so an app that is valued at $2.99 is worth 299 Amazon Coins. System is only available to United States customers at the time of launch, and will not be eligible as payment for any subscription services.

Whether it will be able to reward users with Amazon Coins as part of their own promotions or not, we got no answer. To learn more – visit Amazon Coins Faq on the Mobile App Distribution portal.

Unlocking Your Mobile Phone Is No Longer Legal Without Carrier Permission In The U.S.

Many webmasters are not aware of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), which actually changes its terms and conditions and comes into force. The new US law prohibits the unlocking of cellphones starting from January 26th. Starting that day users can’t unlock their devices in the United States and will not be able to use it on yet another mobile carrier. Check out the details after the jump!

Today is the day in the US, DMCA has made some unusual changes by makinh unlocking smartphone illegal in the aforementioned country. If you unlock your cellphone to use on another network in the US, you will apparently be breaking the law. What’s next?

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Simply ask your original mobile carrier’s permission to have the device unlocked officially to another mobile network. Actually, this unlocking baseband is not similar to the jailbreaking that you have done with your previous versions of iOS devices (iPhone 4/3GS) and newer devices like iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and iPad 2/3 or iPad mini.

Jailbreak your device to run modified software and downloading and installing third-party apps will still be legal, but the unlocking of the device without the carriers permission will be affected, means it’s illegal from 26th of January 2013. (Source Mashable)

BlackBerry 10 Already Got 15000 App Submissions Just In Two Days [REPORT]

Research In Motion is already getting ready for a big announcement of BlackBerry 10 operating system, which is officially scheduled to launch on 30th January, 2013. Now, it seems like App submissions for BlackBerry 10 are off a good start, with over 15,000 applications already submitted in under a couple of days, and it said that BB10 OS will get 70,000 more apps available by the end of January.

Developers have submitted a total of 15,000 apps for BlackBerry 10 in just 37.5 hours of time, and it appears to have some intensives to submit applications. In fact, RIM will be facing an uphill battle when it does eventually launch BlackBerry 10 to the world, however the company is making sure it’ll have a healthy selection of apps from the get-go by incentivizing developers.

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We also heard that RIM has recently hosted two Port-a-Thon events to encourage developers to submit their games and general apps for BlackBerry 10, offering $100 for any application approved to the BB Store. Naturally, that promise and offering cash seems to have worked perfectly to build and submit 15,000 apps over the course under 48 hours.

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For unknown about this offering from RIM. There was also a BlackBerry hardware on offer with develops who submit between two and five applications approved will be getting a free PlayBook tablet. However, those writing more than five approved apps were entered into a random draw to receive a BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device.

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There’s no doubt that any / every app will be approved for the store, but Research In Motion (RIM) needs as many submissions as possibvle if the company aims for a successful launch.

Netflix Brings Super HD And 3D Streaming For Selected ISPs

Netflix today has officially announced two latest offerings to its high quality video streaming, one of which goes with featuring a whole extra for those who just can’t get enough. Netflix in their new announcement enhanced streaming options for users on select ISPs and singlehandedly put the video store out of business, and with DVD and Blu-ray disc sales always under pressure from online content distributors, the streaming media company is keen to re-double its efforts to stay ahead of the competition.

CES has hosted to an introduction by Netflix that promises to kill the biggest argument for Blu-ray over Netflix streaming – 1080p content. Netflix was rumored for offering ISPs access to higher quality streams in return for partnering on distribution surfaced early last year, and were followed by the announcement of its Open Connect CDN Network in June 2012.

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Now the full picture has been unveiled with the company’s announcement of “Super HD” 1080p and (in the US only, for now) 3D streaming, which comes to its customers at no extra cost, but with a small catch and its only on certain devices that plugged in to the Open Connect partner ISPs. Videophiles though have long pointed to the high resolution BRD as the reason that Netflix and the like will always offer a lower quality experience to disc-base solutions.

The recently announced Super HD streaming from Netflix however may cahnge all that forever. Dubbled Super HD and offering 1080p streaming, Netflix also says that the high-quality stream will only be made available via ISPs that have signed up. Right now, in the United States, means Google Fiber and Cablevision. Customers of other ISPs are aksed to call their providers and put the pressure on, with Netflix no doubt hoping that force from customers will mean ISPs will sign up as sooner rather than later.

The Open Connect ISPs from Netflix hardware list includes PS3, WiiU, Windows 8, Roku, Apple TVs as well as Blu-ray players and smart TVs with 1080p support. According to Netflix, most of its international streams are already going through compatible ISPs, although the only major participants announced in the US currently. The Cablevison and Google Fiber are the two supported providers. The Netflix Super HD webpage will offer confirmation for those unsure, too.

Netflix’s ability to manage bandwidth will be increasingly important and the ISPs customers access its with and along with those rankings, “Super HD” is an important lure to get them to play ball. If super high resolutions are not your pack, how about 3D?

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Netflix today has announced that it will also be offering streams that come with a whole extra dimension for your viewing experience. Some 3D ready titles pop up on the Netfiix’s library and now the whole thing is official. Now viewers can access titles like Art of Flight, Immortals and several titles from 3net. The higher-quality encodes are targeted for 7 Mbps, while 3D streams top out at 12 Mbps, according to Dan Rayburn of Streaming Media Blog.

Netflix (NFLX) has been the cause of most of the streaming video watched across the planet for a good while now, and today’s news is a sign that the company will not be resting on its laurels. There are still plenty of companies seeking on taking Netflix’s streaming crown away from it, with Amazon amongst them and who would dare bet against them?

(Source: Netflix Super HD)

Download Adobe Photoshop CS2 For Free Legitimately

Photoshop is a bond suite of creativity has seen by the overwhelming majority as the virtual one-party system of image editing and manipulation. Honestly, I am the one who installed on my Windows 7 PC and work with that using its creative suite features and plugins, apart this,whilst revered for its vast tool set, seemingly unlimited plugins and general, all-round power, now it’s out of the price range of many average users looking to learn / dabble in a little Photoshopping. Each year till now, Adobe upgraded its umbrella of Creative Suite products (encompassing Photoshop), with prices remaining higher than most other paid software out currently, now that the Adobe’s Photoshop has just gone for free of charge download!

Before you get into action “saving for Photoshop” piggy bank to splash on expensive chanpagne in rejoice, it’s important to note that we’re not talking about the latest version of Photoshop CS6, but talking about ten year old Photoshop Creative Suite (CS2). Legally, Adobe has grown tired of maintaining a bunch of activation servers to keep users on the right path of uniqueness, and has simply caved, instead releasing it free of cost.

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Theoretically, this means it’ll be free for all time, whereas CS2 is missing some great features compared to the latest version releases, it’s certainly a clean late Chritmas / New Year’s present for those who love nothing than sitting at a computer and slipping into creative mode. Jovially, it sets an instance that the CS3 will soon become free as Adobe weighs up the costs of keeping activation servers running in relation to how many people would legitimately buy a decade-old software. Estimation?

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However, CS2 is of course not a bad suite, and in my computer I am using Photoshop CS3, and about Creative Suite 2 this is a smart move from Adobe. Other than Creative Suite, quite a few would-be Photoshop users will have settled for cheaper or free alternatives, like the GIMP, but by giving everyone a taste of Photoshop through CS2, I can claim no one will go beyond Photoshop.

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In order to grab their software from unfair mediums needs the prerequisite of an Adobe account – is the fact that the Mac version was designed for PowerPC devices, consequently you’ll need OS X 10.2.8-10/3.8, or Rosetta, in order to get things work up and running.

Here is the official link to take full advantage of this Adobe’s CS2 offer, please follow this channel.

Ubuntu Phone OS Announced, First Devices Running Linux Shipping In Early 2014 [Details]

Finally, Canonical has taken the wraps off of the already teased and promised – mobile version of Ubuntu, here are all the details left for you to know about the buzz that Ubuntu Website was shown off. Actually, the countdown banner approached a special announcement at 8AM ET. That tipped a touch-based operating system and today, the company behind the Debian Linux OS has put fans out of their misery with the reveal of a smartphone operating system.

The newly announced Ubuntu Phone OS, which is built around the existing Android kernel and drivers, but doesn’t use a Java Virtual Machine and promises to use “the full power of the phone.” Supporting both ARM-based and 86X processor, the Ubuntu mobile OS will be compatible though to let Android-powered phone makers run it on their devices with minimal adaption with an ease. Check made!

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Although, the open source nature of Linux has already seen variants of Ubuntu installed on some of today’s most popular devices, whereas many of us take advantage in modding our devices unofficially, it’s always nice to see companies like Canonical come beyond with a specially-tailored version like this.

For the uninitiated – Ubuntu for Android, originally announced back in February last year, will be the first step to getting this new ecosystem out to shipping devices, which Canonical chief Mark Shuttleworth says will definitely arrive at some point during this year. However still no manufacturer support of carrier has yet been announced, but the first Ubunto for handsets-based on Android should be provided by a “high-end” Android devices maker, such as Samsung, HTC, LG…..!

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I am eager to see Ubuntu on Samsung Galaxy S III and rumored S4, but that’s my approach. Proper Ubuntu phones are promised to be out in early 2014, but the company has a number of demo phones out here in London and downloadable images of the development platform will be available for the Galaxy Nexus over the next couple of weeks.

Being an open source (freeware) Ubuntu is one of the many different assortments of Linux, and is marked as being one of the easiest to use, especially for thoser accustomed only to Windows and Mac OS X. Ubuntu 14.04 like many versions have gained a great deal of traction at desktop level during the course of eight years, offering services to mobile users is a part of natural progression, and Canonical has duly obliged here.

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Launched it a while back, and also demonstrated by Canonical / Ubuntu founder in the dedicated event, it’s clear to say that the phone OS looks impressive, as noted in the embedded video below.

As said above no smartphone manufacturers have signed up to run with Ubuntu, and Shuttleworth also adds that an Ubuntu-toting handset is still the best part of a year away. Not surprisingly, Ubuntu’s handset interface is bringing a few unique features to separate it from the competition.

The UI isn’t crowded out by widgets and icons, but instead has windows and menus available at every edge of the display screen, will play a big role in navigation — Canonical says that swiping in from the four different edges of the screen will let users switch apps and search for content. A short swipe from the left side of the screen brings up a dock of your favorite apps, while a full left-to-right swipe will pull up all of your open apps. The controls and icons only appear when needed, keeping the look clean, minimal, and necessary.

From an overall design perspective, Ubuntu looks to offer a pretty dynamic home screen experience that’s quite a bit different than Windows Phone, Android, or iOS. The utilization of voice and text commands on mobile in the past 18 months, and the Ubuntu OS allows voice and text commands within any app. The OS support HTML5 on the Web, along with native apps, means many of those online games and services will already be at our fingertips, and in fact the developers prospect of view, points the SDK – is all said to do “most of the work” in offering a “unique Ubuntu look and gesture.”

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The Canonical also says that – the operating system’s historical roots on the PC won’t be forgotten, either, as Ubuntu phones will be dockable with a monitor, keyboard, and mouse. Expects the smartphone version of Ubuntu to be popular, and with Windows Phone 8 and Firefox OS also trying to make inroads into the market, when considering the competition and more importantly – very open-source. Want to grab more details, just head over to the official – ubuntu.com/devices/phone

Google Maps Reportedly Come Integrated Into Kia Cars With Places In 2013

Just a few weeks ago Google has once again introduced an updated version of its Maps app for iOS devices along with some great features, apart this, have you ever thought about using Google Maps on your cars. In fact, the Kia Motors America has signed an agreement with the Google that they are interested in integration of Maps and Places content / search-based solutions into its UVO eServices telematics system. Details after the jump!

This is a matter where you are when you should have access to comprehensive, accurate and useful information when you’re behind the wheels. Today, Hundai Motors Groups has joined the ranks of leading auto manufacturers making Google Maps technology available for their drivers. Me, being an Hundai Elentra owner will soon be having the ability to use Google Send-to-Car feature and have the local search along with the voice search integrated into the Car.

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Kia Motors has announced that it will integrate Google Maps for navigation in its newest car models. In fact this Kia 2014 Sorento is expected to go on sale in Q1 of this year and will be the first car to come with official Google Maps on board – with the first new features being driving directions and POI location powered by Google Maps and Google Places.

The new platform will allow the user to easily send directions and places from their smartphones to the system. Not only that, but the interface will thereafter etertain you with music, hands-free features and better voice recognition. All depends on Google Places and Maps. Users will also be able to send a POI or a destination to their car using a smartphone app, find the newest Kia dealership using Google Places, and control their on-board navigation system through voice commands.

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“Voice search enables drivers to easily find destinations, while Google Maps and Google Places APIs – used to power additional trip planning services – give drivers even more ways to find restaurants, stores and other points of interest while on-the-go.”

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Kia plans to introduce UVO eServices into other models in its lineup, including the 2014 Forte Sedan. Now would be the time to start looking at Kia cars if you really love Google Maps. (Via Mashable)