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BBM set to hit Wi-Fi iPads and iPod touch beginning today

BlackBerry’s BBM service shocked the world when it finally went cross-platform last month. While many thought it would be dead on arrival, the app …

BBM updates for Android and iPhone, now available on iPad and iPod devices

There are a good number of fixes and improvements in both, but having BBM available on even more devices is good enough for us.<p><b>BBM for Android</b><p>Support …

BlackBerry

BBM For iOS And Android Updated

BlackBerry has updated their BBM for iOS and Android app, the update app comes with a range of new features, which include support for the iPad and …

Microsoft says Windows Phone Remote Desktop app will join iOS and Android counterparts

Yesterday, Microsoft released Remote Desktop apps for iOS and Android that let smartphone users control their Windows PCs on the go, but there was no Windows Phone version in sight. Fortunately, it's something the company is working quickly to fix. According to <i>The Next Web</i><i>,</i> a Microsoft spokesperson …

Apple Replacing Faulty MacBook Air Drives

If you purchased a MacBook Air sometime between the beginning of this summer and last, Apple may owe you a new drive.<p>Apple said this week that it is …

MacBook Air

Phablets are extremely popular in Eastern Asia – but why is that?

There was a time when smartphones with sub-4-inch displays were considered the norm. Fast-forwarding to today, many Android flagships have easily pushed past the 4.5-inch mark, with many more hovering around or slightly above 5-inch mark.<p>Even with the recent growth in device display size, handsets …

Samsung Galaxy
Magnetism

New iPads: Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s Next Tablets

It's been about three and a half years now since the first iPad was introduced. It may not seem that long ago, but when you consider that since that …

iPad Mini

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

TRADE Predicting life after NAFTA: ‘It would not be a disaster’ Subscriber content<p>Morning Business Briefing Take it to the limit: Canada, we have a debt problem Subscriber content<p>Retail stocks keep rising as Cyber Monday kicks in<p>Majority of shareholders back $500-million Rhone investment: …

Apple Announces October 22 Event: “We Still Have a Lot to Cover”

Apple this morning distributed invitations to a special event at which it is expected to unveil the next iterations of the iPad and iPad mini. And …

Incorporated

HTC One Max to reach Vodafone UK this week, costs £600 unlocked

Brits won't have to wait long to get their hands on the HTC One Max. Vodafone UK says that it will be offering the gigantic smartphone this week as a carrier exclusive in the country; customers can pick it up for £49 if they're willing to subscribe to a £47 monthly plan. An unlocked version is also …

Mobile Technology

BlackBerry CMO expecting BBM for iPhone to launch 'within days'

Boulben said the company already has 6 million Android and iPhone customers pre-registered for the launch of its BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) …

iPhone 5S Touch ID Likely On iPad 5 Even Though Performance Is Erratic

Am I the only one disappointed by Touch ID on the new iPhone 5S? Apparently not. My own experience has been that it worked great the first day after I got the phone and almost not at all since. So I feel a little like I’ve been duped into actually using a passcode (which I never did before) so that …

OmniVision template could lead to more Glass-like wearable displays

Not every tech company can afford to build a head-mounted display from scratch; thanks to OmniVision's new OmniGlass reference design, they won't have to. The template combines a 0.26-inch, 720p liquid crystal on silicon display with a 4-megapixel camera and an imaging chip, giving firms most of …

HTC launches One Max with huge 5.9-inch display and fingerprint scanner

The bigger the phone, the harder it is to hide. After a slew of detailed leaks, HTC is finally ready to announce the HTC One Max: an enlarged version of the original One that boosts the size of the 1080p LCD panel up to 5.9 inches while attempting to keep the One's classy aluminum look and feel. …

Facebook Acquires Israeli Mobile Analytics Startup Onavo

Facebook announced on Monday that it has acquired Onavo, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based startup focused on intelligence around mobile application …

Mobile

LG curved G Flex smartphone 'to rival Samsung Galaxy Round'

LG is reportedly planning to release a curved screen smartphone to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Round.<p>The South Korean company is understood to be launching the curved Android phone, called G Flex, next month.<p>Pictures of the six-inch smartphone were released to <b>Android Authority</b>, although the specs and …

Phones

Report: BlackBerry May Spin Off BBM Into New Company

BlackBerry's most beloved product may be spun off into a separate business, according to a report.<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that BlackBerry is …