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BlackBerry will support Android for Work
Google announced a new program to help businesses ensure employees can bring Android devices to work and use them securely in the enterprise. Android for Work will help business so they don't have to issue multiple devices to employees. Google says, for "the majority of workers, smartphones and tablets are u....more
02/25/2015
Samsung Galaxy S6 leaked photos
The Samsung Galaxy S6 is due out soon and pictures are starting to leak. This time the pictures above were posted to the XDA forums. The leaker does not identify himself or where he got the phone, but it is likely a demo unit. Covered by bubble wrap, the phone is hard to see in the original pictures. ....more
02/25/2015
Toyota won't offer CarPlay or Android Auto for now
After fighting for the last 8 years for smartphone and tablet dominance, Apple and Google are both trying to get into your car. Both companies have platforms for car systems and they are trying to convince the auto companies to choose their respective platforms. In a recent New York Times article, Toyota's ....more
02/23/2015
Red BlackBerry Passport hits the UK
BlackBerry fans in the UK can now get their hands on a special red BlackBerry Passport. The company announced the special red phone last year during an investor call, but it was only available in the US. It has taken awhile to for the company to make them available in England, but they finally have. <....more
02/21/2015
BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 Officially Released
BlackBerry has released a major update to its operating system today, taking it to OS 10.3.1. The update brings new features to older BlackBerry's who have not been updated in awhile. Newer BlackBerry's like the Passport and Classic have many of these features baked in. If you have a Q or Z series BlackBer....more
02/19/2015
Google adds native iPad support to Inbox
Google's latest attempt to revolutionize email is their new app called Inbox. Released last year, Inbox promised to change the way we use email by grouping different categories of emails together, and guessing at what is important to you. The app was released on Android and iOS phones. Tablet support was d....more
02/19/2015
BlackBerry sues Typo again over Typo 2
Typo, the keyboard company backed by Ryan Seacrest isn't having much luck. The company was sued by BlackBerry over its original iPhone keyboard, and BlackBerry won an injunction against sales of Typo's keyboard. Typo went back to the drawing board and made a few changes to their keyboard. According to The ....more
02/17/2015
HTC One M9 to be revealed on March 1
The HTC One M9 has been leaked so many times online we already have a pretty good idea of what the new phone will look like. What we did not know, until now, was when it would be officially unveiled. HTC UK took care of that little problem today when they tweeted an invite to the launch event. The official ....more
02/17/2015
Phorm morphing touchscreen keyboard
Phorm aims to bring physical buttons to touchscreen devices, sort of. Phorm is an iPad mini case that includes a special film that acts as a screen protector. The back of the case contains a slide lever that when pulled, makes buttons appear over the screen keyboard. It is as if some magic tactile keyboard....more
02/12/2015
Hospitals testing Apple's HealthKit
When Apple announced HealthKit it, the announcement came with little fanfare. Apple CEO Tim Cook touted it several times, but the feature wasn't completely baked and it never really got viral traction. After all, most people simply used the app as a pedometer on their new iPhones and there wasn't much else ....more
02/05/2015
Typo ordered to pay damages to BlackBerry
The keyboard company backed by Ryan Seacrest has been ordered to pay damages to BlackBerry for its original iPhone keyboard case. A federal judge ordered Typo to pay more than $860,000 to BlackBerry for violating an injunction banning the sales of the original Typo case. BlackBerry was seeking more than $2.....more
02/04/2015
Samsung Galaxy S6 pics leaked
Samsung is making a huge shift in its Galaxy line if recently leaked pics are to be believed. The company is apparently taking a page from Apple and moving to an all metal design for the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone. It appears the company will dump its famous plastic back in favor of an iPhone'ish metal ba....more
02/04/2015
BlackBerry's security secret - Hardware Root of Trust
Although BlackBerry is struggling to stay relevant in a world of iPhones and Android devices, the former top dog in the smartphone market continues to focus on its strength. According to BlackBerry, they have the best security on the planet. In fact, Jefferies analyst Peter Misek has previously claimed the....more
02/03/2015
Apple releases updates for iOS and OS X
Apple has released a couple of updates for iOS and OS X. The iOS update takes iOS 8 to version 8.1.3. The update has a few fixes in it, but is not the major update to version 8.2 that we have been waiting for. One of the key features of this update is it allows future updates to take up less space. Users ....more
01/27/2015
BlackBerry still popular in Davos
The World Economic Forum has been going on in Davos, Switzerland this week, and it appears it is one of the last places where BlackBerry has significant market share. According to Business Insider, many people in Davos are carrying two phones -- an iPhone and a BlackBerry. What is it about BlackBerry that p....more
01/23/2015
Windows Phone finally gets official Dropbox app
Oh Windows Phone, you're so neglected. It's no secret that one of the main issues with Windows Phone getting off the ground was the lack of support from developers. Although apps like Evernote were available, popular services like Dropbox skipped Windows Phone. Sure third party apps were available, but off....more
01/22/2015
White BlackBerry Classic photos leaked
BlackBerry has released previous phones in multiple colors so a white BlackBerry Classic is no surprise. We just have not seen the white Classic until now. Photos of a white BlackBerry Classic popped up on the Internet today courtesy of MondoBlackBerry. BlackBerry CEO John Chen has previously sugge....more
01/22/2015
HTC One M8 Google Play Edition going away
Most diehard Android fans want a pure Google experience on their phone. Some vendors create custom Google versions of their phones to the delight of the pure Android experience. HTC created a Google Play Edition of their One M8, but it appears Google is phasing it out. The HTC One M8 Google Play Ed....more
01/21/2015
John Chen calls for Application Neutrality
BlackBerry CEO, John Chen, recently sent a letter to members of congress to address the net neutrality issue. The letter went to the Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, the Chairman of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, as well as Ranking Committee Members.....more
01/21/2015
HTC One M9 to sport 20 megapixel camera
The HTC One M9 is slated to be announced at Mobile World Congress in March. According to a recent report by The Wall Street Journal, HTC's next flagship phone is rumored to be released shortly thereafter. French blog, Nowhereelse, recently released some leaked pics of the HTC One M9, although they have since....more
01/20/2015
Edward Snowden says iPhone has secret spyware
Does the iPhone have secret spyware that can be turned on without a user's knowledge? We have never heard such a claim, but that is apparently the opinion of Edward Snowden, according to a recent report. Edward Snowden’s lawyer, Anatoly Kucherena, recently made the claim while speaking with Russian ....more
01/20/2015
Samsung wants to partner with BlackBerry, not acquire
BlackBerry stock went crazy last week when a report surfaced that the company had met with Samsung about a possible acquisition. The stock shot up only to come plummeting back do....more
01/19/2015
Samsung rumored to launch Galaxy S6 Edge with two Edge displays
Samsung released the Galaxy Note Edge last year as a proof of concept of sorts. It was an effort at showing the world its innovation chops. Whether a curved display is needed or wanted is up for debate, but Samsung looks to be pushing the envelope a bit further. A rumor is floating that Samsung will relea....more
01/19/2015
BlackBerry caught tweeting from an iPhone
BlackBerry is trying to convince the world that it is better than the iPhone, yet someone the company apparently uses an iPhone. How embarrassing can it get for BlackBerry? The Verge busted the Canadian smartphone maker when it posted a copy of the tweet that has since been removed. The tweet was pr....more
01/14/2015
iWork apps for iOS and OS X get bug fixes
Apple has updated its iWork apps for iOS and OS X today. The update promises bug fixes and stability improvements. All iWork apps including Pages, Keynote, and Numbers on both iOS and OS X were updated. You should receive a notification about the update on your Mac, iPhone, or iPad. Apple did not release sp....more
01/09/2015
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