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.
Latest Windows 10 Preview Targets Browser and Maps
Mar 18, 2016
Microsoft has made a new build of Windows 10 available to mobile phones and PCs alike. Build 14291 makes significant changes to several important features.
Facebook Lets You Challenge Your Friends to Lip Sync Battles
Jun 5, 2018
Facebook today introduced several new music features meant to enrich users' experience on the social network. First, people will be given more latitude to share videos on Facebook that include music.
Google Says New Android Oreo Go and Android One Phones On Deck for MWC
Feb 22, 2018
Google today highlighted some forthcoming announcements that should have Android fans excited. To start, the company says a number of its handset partners are bringing new Android Oreo Go devices to market, and that the phones will be available for purchase soon.
MacOS Sierra Works Better with iOS and Adds Siri
Jun 13, 2016
Apple says the next version of its desktop operating system, renamed MacOS, will work better with iPhones and iPads. Apple has made improvements to its Continuity feature so its is easier to pass stuff between iPhones and Macs.
New Qualcomm Tech Aims to Bring High-Quality AR and VR Mainstream
Aug 15, 2017
Qualcomm today announced a major expansion of Spectra, its effort to offer manufacturers a drop-in hardware and software solution for easily and affordably adding advanced camera technology to phones and other devices powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon chips. The expanded Spectra suite includes three new hardware camera modules.