BBM Voice and BBM Channels added for Android and iPhone

BlackBerry Messenger has been updated to support two new important features, including the ability to make free voice calls on Android and iPhone devices. Now anyone with an Android, BlackBerry, or iPhone can place free voice calls to other BBM users provided they have Wi-Fi, which offers the best connection, or a strong data collection. Another new feature is BBM Channels, which are basically groups built around a specific topic....

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Apple complaint about Themer gets the app pulled from Google Play

The folks over in our Post Your Android Home Screenshot thread often share impressive setups for their launchers. Themer, an app designed to use advanced home screens, is at the moment not something that can feature in the thread because Apple complained about the app and got it removed from Google Play. Apple accused Themer of copyright infringement because its Seven theme used its imagery. To be fair, Seven was a blatant iOS 7...

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BlackBerry makes it easer to find your friends using BBM

One of the biggest problems with BlackBerry Messenger, aside from convincing friends and family to use the cross-platform messaging client, is the awkward process to connect with others. BlackBerry has announced a fix for that problem by releasing a Find Friends feature for Android and iPhone that makes it easier to link up with other BBM users that you know. Find Friends works by scanning your contacts list and cross-referencing it...

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Samsung Life Times app will bring new logging and diary replacement to Story Album

With the release of each new flagship smartphone, Samsung unveils a new Android app or two. One of the apps expected to appear alongside the Galaxy S5 will be Life Times, a new app that logs various activities and aggregates them into one place. That includes photos, videos, locations, text messages, and even updates from your social network. Is that something that will interest people? Life Times appeared in the leaked images below....

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LG moves towards letting any app be a QSlide mini-app

QSlide featured prominently in every review of LG Android devices released in 2013, but the feature that allows users to have minimized versions of apps for multitasking has so far been limited to LG's core apps. A new developer kit makes it possible for third parties to support QSlide. The QSlide Developer Kit includes libraries, development tips, tutorials, and other tools Android app developers will need to properly create compact...

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