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50% on new PDAs sold in Europe have GPS unit

According to IDC, while GPS isn't making much of a mark in Nokia's stomping ground of smartphones, the tracking technology is creeping onto PDAs. GPS attach rates stand at 50% in Western Europe.

According to IDC, while GPS isn't making much of a mark in Nokia's stomping ground of smartphones, the tracking technology is creeping onto PDAs. GPS attach rates stand at 50% in Western Europe. The Netherlands and Denmark are leading the market, with over 80% of PDAs packing a GPS unit.