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Nokia XL review: Nokia's best Android phone, but not good enough - CNET

MSRP: $149.00<p><b>The Good</b> The Nokia XL has a solid build quality, a powerful battery that lasts a full day on a single charge, and two SIM cards.<p><b>The Bad</b> The XL's processor is slow, and its touchscreen is occasionally unresponsive. The poor screen resolution and unattractive UI severely hinder the user …

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Nokia Mix Radio will be a 'key contributor' to Microsoft, says Nokia exec

BARCELONA, Spain -- Nokia's Mix Radio service will be a "key contribution in revitalising the Microsoft brand," after the Microsoft acquisition of Nokia is complete, explained Jyrki Rosenberg, Nokia's vice president of entertainment, in an interview with CNET.<p>The importance of the music streaming …

New unofficial video shows off Internet Explorer 11 on Windows Phone 8.1 | On MSFT

There’s a lot to look forward to in Windows Phone 8.1 including voice assistant Cortana, support for universal apps and much more. A new video has …

Facebook Beta App for Windows Phone 8 updated - MSPoweruser

Microsoft has updated the Facebook beta app for Windows Phone 8 to version 5.2.2.1.<p>This version does not appear to include any new features, but …

What will happen to both Nokia and Lumia names after Microsoft acquisition? | On MSFT

The Microsoft and Nokia acquisition deadline is getting closer and closer each day, and consumers still don’t know whether Microsoft will rename the …

Green Nokia Lumia 1520 reportedly coming to AT&T

Leaker evleaks took to Twitter again to share some information about AT&T’s upcoming Windows Phone roadmap. On it is a green Lumia 1520 that will …

Xbox Music and Xbox Video updated on Windows 8.1, you can now drag and drop songs or albums

Xbox Music and Xbox Video keep getting better and better on Windows 8.1. Both apps were recently updated, but are picking up new updates today as …

MLB fans rejoice, At Bat 14 coming to Windows Phone next month

They don’t go into detail on when in March, but it’s a better timeframe than not knowing. (Edit: According to another page on MLB's website you can …

Would you want a dark-themed Hub?

While the option isn't system-wide for all apps, it's got the basics covered. However I was actually thinking that a cool spot to have a dark theme …

It’s a moon shot, but could eBBM ever lead to global IM dominance for BlackBerry?

With the announcements around BES10 pricing and the integration of both legacy and new enterprise server functionality glued together inside of …

BlackBerry 'Ontario' pops up in benchmarking app, runs OS 10.3 with a quad-core processor

It’s known that BlackBerry will be launching the entry-level BlackBerry Jakarta shortly. Speculation is that we’ll see an official unveiling of this …

Should BlackBerry make its own detachable keyboard for iPhone?

It's not secret that Kevin fell in love with his Typo keyboard during CES last week — that is until he wore it out. Being a long-time BlackBerry user …

Hands on with Blaq version 1.3 for BlackBerry 10

We recently posted that the awesome BlackBerry 10 Twitter app Blaq had received a big update, bringing features such as true BlackBerry Hub …

WIND Mobile pulls out of 700Mhz spectrum auction due to lack of funding

WIND Mobile’s parent company, Globalive, has pulled out of the 700Mhz spectrum auction, set to begin tomorrow.<p>The company reportedly couldn’t find …

T-Mobile has moved to fulfillment via direct ship for BlackBerry 10 devices

If you've been through the CrackBerry forums the past few days there has been plenty of talk surrounding T-Mobile removing BlackBerry 10 devices from …

Send your SMS and MMS messages quicker with Fast Text for BlackBerry 10

Fast Text is neat and simple application that allows users to instantly compose text messages by bypassing any additional screens or steps that may …

ReaditNow for Blackberry Receives an Update

There are times when we don’t have time to read an article online and prefer to save it so that we can read it whenever we get a chance. ReadItNow is …

Android-powered Nokia 'Normandy' apparently leaks

2014 will be a crazy year for mobile: Sony might make a Windows Phone and Nokia’s Android-powered is once again circling the web.<p>A supposed …

'BlackBerry intends to support the BlackBerry operating system indefinitely'

An interview by DNA India quoted Sunil Lalvani, Managing Direction of BlackBerry India, saying that “There will be support for all BB 7 devices till …

Microsoft bumped Surface Pro 2 specs two months after launch

Imagine that you received a Surface Pro 2 from a loved one over the holidays. Now let’s say said they allowed you to open your gift early, because …

Alicia Keys will no longer be BlackBerry’s Creative Director, collaboration to end January 30th

Everything must come to an end.<p>Alicia Keys, BlackBerry’s so-called ‘Creative Director,’ will cease creating for the company effective January …

BlackBerry reportedly rolling out BBM for Android beta with Channels and Voice support

BBM users on the Android platform have reason to cheer this morning: BlackBerry appears to be close to releasing an update with BBM Channels and …

BlackBerry suing Ryan Seacrest's Typo for 'blatant infringement'

BlackBerry has officially filed a patent infringement caseagainst Typo — the accessory that aims to make typing on your iPhone a bit easier.<p>If you …

Seacrest's Typo says they'll 'defend the case vigorously' against BlackBerry

Looks like Typo, the Seacrest-funded iPhone keyboard, has received its fair share of free publicity.<p>BlackBerry announced yesterday that they decided …

BlackBerry 10.1 reveals more than a dozen new features

BlackBerry is shoring up its latest BlackBerry 10 operating system with a slew of changes slated for the next update.<p>Reaching developers this week, the software developers kit for BlackBerry 10.1 ticks off 14 new features to start, as listed by blog site Crackberry. Some of the notable additions …

BlackBerry Jakarta reportedly won't have a physical keyboard

If true, this would be a shift from the low-cost QWERTY devices we've seen this year (Q5, 9720) and would also mark a possible phaseout for full …

Rev up your engines with Blur Overdrive for BlackBerry 10

Although in each race coming first is always good there is more to Blur Overdrive than your average racing game. As you move around one of the many …

BlackBerry 'Hercules' concepts bundle phone, watch and tablet designs

We've seen plenty of great concepts for BlackBerry phones this year, but the latest (and most likely last of 2013) shows off not only a phone, but …