Third Parties Bring Blackberry Closer To Smartphones
Jan 12, 2006, 4:02 PM by (staff)
RIM's Blackberry platform today was boosted by two partnership announcements. Blackberry users can download a version of Google Local Mobile optimized for their devices today. The software offers the same mapping, business search and directions as versions for other platforms. Google also announced it will soon launch a Google Talk application for Blackberry users. RIM also announced it has licensed PocketMac for the Blackberry and will offer the synchronization application free to all Mac users. PocketMac syncs contacts, appointments and more from many popular OS X applications to the device. Many other smartphone platforms offer Mac sync and Google Local already.
Nov 27, 2018
Facebook today announced its intent to expand the availability of Watch Parties to all pages and profiles across the social network. Watch Parties launched strictly in Facebook Groups earlier this year, and since then Facebook says there have been 12 million Watch Parties.
Sep 7, 2017
Google wants to ensure those in wheelchairs have access to the accessibility information they need before visiting places around the world. The search giant is asking its Local Guides, those who contribute information about places on Google Makes, to make an effort to answer questions about wheelchair accessibility.
Dec 5, 2017
Google today announced several changes to its core search product that are meant to help people discover fresh content as they perform searches. For example, Featured Snippets are content highlighted by Google to provide "quick, relevant answers" to search queries.
Oct 24, 2018
Google today rolled out new tools meant to give people more control over their personal data. Starting with Google Search, people will have direct access to their activity.