Google Beefs Up Security by Teaming Up with Blackberry
Jul10

Google Beefs Up Security by Teaming Up with Blackberry

Google has been trying to get the enterprise sector for a while now but could never quite convince the public that their devices were secure enough to trust with their sensitive business data.  Now they have teamed up with mobile leader in protecting data BlackBerry and have announced Google Play for Work with BES12. This means you can have the fun of Android device (which most of  your staff owns) and business security of a...

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Is There an Android BlackBerry Coming?
Jun12

Is There an Android BlackBerry Coming?

It seems that BlackBerry is in the process of throwing in the towel and in a bid to stay afloat they are concerning making an Android device according to Reuters.  This is due to the fact that the BB10 line of phones didn't take off like they would have hoped. According to the reports there are two sources inside BlackBerry that have confirmed this information.  Also the first device is rumored to be a slider device that will be...

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John Chen Explains Why BlackBerry Hardware is still made
Jun01

John Chen Explains Why BlackBerry Hardware is still made

A familiar suggestion when BlackBerry fell into trouble a few years back was that the company should simply stop making smartphones and concentrate on its software business. While the Canadian brand has followed the latter advice, BlackBerry is still very much in the hardware game, and has launched a number of new products recently. While the company’s smartphones are not selling very well, CEO Jon Chen has explained to USA Today...

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How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?
May25

How Big Should a Smart Phone Be?

Smart phones have a come a long way since I started covering them professionally back in 2009 they have a ton of new features, GPS, 41mp cameras, fingerprint sensors, heart-rate monitors, etc...  They have also in increased in size perhaps a little too much even.   When the HTC Titan came out it was well...HUGE at the time.  I remember opening the box to it's massive 4.7 inch screen.  That's right massive!  People made fun of me...

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Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter
May21

Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter

If there is one thing I use to LOVE about new devices when they first got introduced was design.  There are magic designs out there.  The HTC One is still a piece of art work, the latest Galaxy device is nice, iPhone's (while I hate the OS) are very well crafted and designed devices.  But something has changed in the past few years that made all of this design obsolete. Yup that's right somewhere along the way smartphone OEM's have...

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10 Core Devices Coming Soon to a Pocket Near You
May13

10 Core Devices Coming Soon to a Pocket Near You

For all of you out there with your Octo core phones with 4Gb of RAM guess what?  Your phone is now officially outdated.  That's right the same company that brought you the first Octo core processor for your phones Mediatek has new launched a deca-core processor.  That's right a 10 core processor. What the heck would you do with ten cores anyway?  Well truth be told nothing.  In fact there is a pretty slim chance that all ten cores...

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