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Opera launches free VPN iOS app
News - May 15, 2016
Opera has launched a new VPN app for iOS that is free to use with unlimited data. The company bought SurfEasy VPN last March, and their new app runs on that service. Opera, the browser, has been around for years even though more

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Hillary Clinton is keeping BlackBerry in the news
News - May 15, 2016 - Category: RIM
As BlackBerry has been in decline, there are fewer and fewer headlines about the once dominant smartphone. Thanks to Hillary Clinton however, BlackBerry remains in the news. I'm not sure it is good news as the most recent more

Will Apple kill the MacBook Air?
News - May 15, 2016 - Category: iPhone
Apple's WWDC conference is coming up next month, and the rumors are already flying. On June 13, developers will get to see Tim Cook and team on stage announce the new products for 2016. Most people believe the MacBook Air will more

Facebook dumps BlackBerry
News - March 25, 2016 - Category: RIM
A few weeks ago we heard WhatsApp would no longer support the BlackBerry 10 OS. That was a pretty big disappointment to BlackBerry fans, but nobody knew there was even worse news coming down the pike. Facebook has now announced more

Hillary Clinton was denied a secure BlackBerry by the NSA in 2009
News - March 17, 2016 - Category: RIM
When Hillary Clinton became Secretary of State in 2009, she requested a secure, BlackBerry-like device from the government. The NSA said, "no." Apparently, Hillary had been using a BlackBerry during the 2008 campaign and had more

Tim Cook opens up about FBI fight in new interview
News - March 17, 2016 - Category: iPhone
Tim Cook is not taking this fight with the FBI laying down. After a fairly long interview on ABC recently, he has now been interviewed by TIME magazine. Cook is obviously bothered by the government's use of the courts to try more

Google adds expiration date to shared docs on Drive
News - March 17, 2016 - Category: Android
Google has added a nice feature to Google Docs today. You can now set an expiration date for shared documents, specifically limiting the amount of time someone can access the document. You can choose between 7 or 30 days, but more

WhatsApp ending support for BlackBerry
News - March 02, 2016 - Category: RIM
WhatsApp will end support for BlackBerry 10 by the end of the year. The company says it will focus says its messenger service will not work on BlackBerry platforms by the end of this year. BlackBerry is not alone however. more

Is BlackBerry pivoting to the Internet of Thins?
News - March 02, 2016 - Category: RIM
We all know the history of BlackBerry's dramatic fall from the top of the smartphone market. CEO John Chen was brought on to turn the company around. He had moderate success in cutting expenses and releasing new hardware to more

Tim Cook rejects FBI request for back door into iPhone
News - February 17, 2016 - Category: iPhone
A California judge ordered Apple to help the FBI unlock the phone of one of the terrorists involved in the San Bernardino attacks. Following the order, Tim Cook says Apple will resist the order and appeal. The FBI wants Apple more

Apple should build an iMessage Windows app for iPhone users
News - January 27, 2016 - Category: iPhone
iPhone users love the security and convenience of iMessage. If you're a Mac user, you can also use iMessage from your desktop or laptop computer. Mac users can also send SMS messages from their desktop using Continuity. But more

Hillary Clinton Chief Of Staff Lost Her Personal Blackberry
News - January 27, 2016 - Category: RIM
Hillary Clinton's Chief of Staff, Cheryl Mills, lost her BlackBerry and wouldn't you know it contained classified material on it. That's just great. Hillary Clinton probably didn't realize just how fast and loose she was more

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