Blackberry opens enterprise system to drive handset sales
May14

Blackberry opens enterprise system to drive handset sales

Blackberry's collapse has been among the most interesting tech stories over the last year and should serve as a stark warning to other companies. The brand formerly known as RIM is now trying to rebuild and is having to change its whole ethos to do so. The latest move has seen Blackberry break with another long held tradition. BlackBerry has revealed today that it would allow companies to manage its Blackberry 10 platform. The...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime coming next month, says report
May13

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime coming next month, says report

While Samsung is still not revealing anything, it seems rumours of a Galaxy S5 Prime will not go away, and reports from Asia say that the handset will arrive within the next few weeks. Korean website Naver.com suggests that the retooled GS5 will launch in the country soon, although there is no word on worldwide launch dates. The Galaxy S5 Prime is a handset that is likely to divide opinion whenever it does get an official...

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Is the Uni8 LG’s first Windows 8 phone?
May13

Is the Uni8 LG’s first Windows 8 phone?

Windows Phone 8 has enjoyed a steady rise over the last 18 months. Sure, Microsoft's OS is still a fledgling in the market, but it has made enough people sit up and take notice, not least smartphone manufacturers. Nokia has proved that Windows based devices can be successful in terms of specs and software (at least in emerging markets) and it now seems other brands are ready to jump on the WP bandwagon. Serial whistle-blower, Evleaks,...

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UK government plans to let people deposit cheques by phone

It's common here in the United States for customers of some banks to deposit cheques (or checks as we say) by snapping a photo with a smartphone and have the funds entered into an account within a day or two. The government of the United Kingdom is currently devising a plan that would make it possible for Brits to have the same option. The UK Payments Council had originally planned to phase out cheques by 2018 but reversed course...

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Sprint begins selling Samsung Galaxy S 4 Mini, Samsung Galaxy Mega, and LG G2 – HTC One Max next up

Alongside Sprint's plan to overhaul its 4G LTE network and deliver a far more efficient and faster experience on certain phones, Sprint has a trio of new devices launching today to take advantage of those changes, and one big device to follow later. The large HTC One Max smartphone is scheduled to arrive at Sprint later this year for $249.99. Though the exact release day is unclear, Sprint today is starting to sell the following...

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CyanogenMod-powered Oppo N1 likely arriving internationally next month

Oppo, a Chinese smartphone vendor looking to raise its profile outside of Asia, will soon release a smartphone with two different takes on Android and a single camera that can be rotated to face the back or front of the device.  A recent presentation regarding popular Android ROM CyanogenMod, which will be one of the firmware options for Oppo N1 buyers to load on their devices, reveals that the phone will launch at some point in late...

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