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Troubleshoot Blackberry Curve or Bold With Stuck Trackpad And Keys

If you have a Blackberry Curve with a SIM card, you may have run into an issue where your trackpad doesn't work or none of the keys seem to work. I recently had a Blackberry Curve 9630 that appeared to have a hardware issue. The only way to get the screen on was to use [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:56:33+00:00 August 14th, 2013|Categories: Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , , |2 Comments

BlackBerry Messenger Coming To iOS And Android This Summer

One feature that every (or almost every) BlackBerry owner loved was BBM, or BlackBerry Messenger. It used a pin number as your ID/Username and let you send instant messages to other BlackBerry owners. It sparked things like Apple's iMessage, Kik Messenger, WhatsApp, etc. Now with Blackberry 10 out in the wild, BlackBerry has announced that [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:58:06+00:00 May 14th, 2013|Categories: Mobile, Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , |2 Comments

Editorial: The Future Of Personal Computing Revisited

Back in October, I wrote an editorial on the future of personal computing, right around the time Windows 8 was launched. I want to revisit some of my thoughts today, about 6 months later, and see how accurate I was in my assumptions. There have been quite a few articles on the internet recently about the decline in the PC market, and most point their fingers to Windows 8, but is it really to blame?

T-Mobile UNcarrier Event Announcements

T-Mobile is holding their UNcarrier event as I'm writing this article, but the folks over at Slashgear got their hands on an official press release announcing all of T-Mobile's new products and services that will be revealed shortly. Simple Choice Plan The plan starts at $50 per month for 500MB of data, and customers can [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:58:24+00:00 March 26th, 2013|Categories: Mobile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |3 Comments

Editorial: Mobile Device Brand Recognition

Our friends over at PocketNow wrote an interesting article this morning that talks about Android brand recognition and the terms that are flying around out there like Droid and Galaxy. In their article, they talk about how the common consumer refers to these phones based on their individual brands, not the operating system they run [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:58:54+00:00 February 11th, 2013|Categories: Mobile|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Blackberry BB10 Announcements Today Blackberry10

RIM had a slew of announcements today with their launch of Blackberry 10 (BB10). First of all, they're ditching the RIM name and just going by BlackBerry now. Next up are the two launch flagship devices, known as the Z10 and Q10. There will be over 70,000 apps available at launch. The UK will have [...]

Mozilla Announces Firefox OS Developer Phone

Last summer, Mozilla announced that it would be joining the smartphone OS market with its own Firefox OS. Now that they have a functional operating system, they need developers to get apps into their ecosystem. Earlier this month, Ubuntu announces its smartphone OS, and Blackberry 10 is set to launch this year too. Those, along [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:59:10+00:00 January 22nd, 2013|Categories: Mobile, Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment

Blackberry 10 To Launch On January 30th

In the world of the iPhone, Android, and now Windows Phone 8, the much anticipated Blackberry 10 now as a release date, and that's January 30th, 2013. It has been in the works for a while now and has been delayed a number of times. It will have multiple events and a global launch. They've [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:59:55+00:00 November 12th, 2012|Categories: OS, Smartphone|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Editorial: The Future Of Personal Computing

With all of the announcements this week, I decided to sit down and look at the future of personal computing, both as a consumer and as an enterprise. I spoke with a couple of colleagues and got their input as well. There's definitely a shift coming over the next few months, and where exactly we'll [...]

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