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.
Facebook Expands Watch Party to All Pages
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.
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.
Google Finds Space for More Parking Features In Google Maps
Aug 29, 2017
Google today expanded the availability of Google Maps' parking tools. To start, the existing "how difficult is it to park" feature is accessible to 25 new cities outside the U.S.
Facebook's Watch Party Group Video Tool Now Available to All
Jul 25, 2018
All Facebook Groups around the globe can now share and watch videos together in real time. Facebook expanded the availability of Watch Party, which the social network has been testing since January, to everyone.