Category: Manufacturers

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BlackBerry releases BBM 2.1 with sticker support

BlackBerry has lobbed its first salvo into the for-profit mobile messaging ecosystem today, adding a Sticker Store to its BBM for Android, iOS, BlackBerry OS and BlackBerry 10 products. Last week, the company told us it would be updating the apps to support stickers, which are “larger, bolder and more expressive images than emoticons,” with


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XTouch makes tablet actions out of table taps

Imagine not needing your hands to navigate a tablet, and not being limited to the scope of the front-facing camera in order to do so? This is becoming reality thanks to the team of researchers and developers at XTouch, a startup being incubated at JOLT, a fund based out of Toronto’s MaRS hub. Currently available



CyanogenMOD 11S will power the OnePlus One

The OnePlus One is turning into a hot little commodity. The first smartphone from former Oppo employees is set to debut on April 23rd, and is promising a lot of smartphone for not a lot of money. The company is set to roll out the LTE-capable device unlocked across the world, and though we haven’t



WIND Mobile Moto G now available

As expected, the Moto G is now available at WIND Mobile for a $229. This is certainly not the most cost effective price to score the entry-level Android as rival carrier Koodo is selling this for $70 less, but WIND has the 16GB version available while the other have the 8GB model. Source: WIND


BlackBerry wins court order to halt Typo sales

U.S. Disrict Judge William Orrick confirmed what many had expected after validating two of three BlackBerry patents in the company’s case against Typo, ruling today that the iPhone keyboard maker must halt sales of its product. Orrick stated in the ruling that BlackBerry is likely to win the infringement case outright, as Typo has failed



Nvidia Shield gets a price cut to $199, KitKat update in April

Android gaming has come a long way since the not-so-heady days of the Android Market. There are new categories and better developer tools, and Google is taking the idea a lot more seriously. Nvidia is also furthering the idea of Android gaming, releasing a third major update to its Shield system-slash-controller. In addition to receiving