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iPhone 6 event confirmed
News - August 28, 2014 - Category: iPhone
Apple has sent out invitations for a product launch event on Sept. 9 at 10 a.m. PT. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out this event is for the iPhone 6 launch. The event will be held at the Flint Center in Cupertino, more

BlackBerry at center of congressional IRS probe
News - August 27, 2014 - Category: RIM
The congress has been investigating the IRS, and specifically, Lois Lerner. After being subpoenaed, Ms. Lerner's emails were said to be lost due to a hard drive crash. Recently, the IRS has admitted Ms. Lerner's emails were more

BlackBerry wins in court against Typo again
News - August 23, 2014 - Category: RIM
BlackBerry has won another round in court against Typo, the Ryan Seacrest backed company who created a BlackBerry'esque keyboard for the iPhone. BlackBerry sued Typo and won a temporary injunction against the company. Typo went more

Apple launches iPhone 5 battery replacement program
News - August 22, 2014 - Category: iPhone
Apple has acknowledged a small percentage of iPhone 5's have defective batteries. The company is now offering a free replacement battery program for those iPhones affected. Apple says only a small percentage of phones sold more

BlackBerry Passport full specs leaked
News - August 22, 2014 - Category: RIM
The BlackBerry Passport's launch is about a month away and some specs have begun to leak. We all know the Passport will have a square design, but what about the particulars. N4BB has released the full BlackBerry Passport specs more

HTC launches One M8 for Windows
News - August 20, 2014 - Category: Pocket PC
HTC launched a Windows Phone version of its flagship HTC One M8 smartphone. The Windows Version of the phone is exactly like its Android brother, but it runs Windows Phone. This is fantastic news for Microsoft and HTC. The more

UK Prime Minster David Cameron runs country from BlackBerry?
News - August 20, 2014 - Category: RIM
The Prime Minister of the UK, David Cameron, can apparently run the country from his BlackBerry. After receiving criticism for going on vacation during tough political times, the prime minster was quoted as saying he can manage more

Ringke Slim Better Grip iPhone 5, 5S case
News - August 20, 2014 - Category: iPhone
I hate bulky cases. When I got my new iPhone 5 I looked all over for the best slim case on the planet and was simply not satisfied until I found this one from Ringke. These cases are inexpensive, but fit well and allow you to more

BlackBerry Passport shown off on video
News - August 14, 2014 - Category: RIM
U.K. retailer Carphone Warehouse produced a video walk through of the BlackBerry Passport. The video showed off many of the new features of the Passport, including the new touch sensitive keyboard. After a short time however, more

BlackBerry gets U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency clearance
News - August 06, 2014 - Category: RIM
BlackBerry said its Android and iOS device-management service has been awarded security clearance from the U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). That means that government agencies can now use the BlackBerry Enterprise more

BBM now available for Windows Phone
News - August 02, 2014 - Category: Pocket PC
In a not so surprising move, BlackBerry has a version of its BBM software for Windows Phone. The company hopes the move makes BBM appealing to enterprise customers. In an effort to turn the company around, BlackBerry decided to more

Samsung Galaxy Mega stops bullet, saves man's life
News - July 31, 2014 - Category: Android
Can your smartphone stop a bullet and save your life? A man in Taiwan put the theory to the test, and his Samsung Galaxy Mega passed with flying colors. Apparently, the man was involved in a bar fight over a wallet he found. more

BlackBerry Passport shown off on video
News - July 31, 2014 - Category: RIM
Will BlackBerry's bold handset move pay off? The company announced the odd shaped Passport and it is intriguing to say the least. At first glance it seems so crazy, but there is a chance BlackBerry could convince some people to more

Redesigned Typo 2 iPhone keyboard up for pre-order
News - July 31, 2014 - Category: iPhone
Typo, the company backed by American Idol's Ryan Seacrest, brought a BlackBerry-like keyboard to the iPhone for a short time, but was sued by BlackBerry for patent infringement and forced to take its keyboard off the market. more

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