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Monday, 3 Dec 2012

Using 'Rooms' Features on Non-Windows Phone 8 Devices

Using 'Rooms' Features on Non-Windows Phone 8 Devices

For Windows Phone 8 users using the Rooms feature, you can still invite people on other platforms. However, since they can't see the shared calendar, photos, and notes in one centralized location, a few other apps are needed.

Friday, 30 Nov 2012

BlackBerry App World Drops 'App', Now Known As BlackBerry World

BlackBerry App World Drops 'App', Now Known As BlackBerry World

Formerly known as BlackBerry App World, the storefront will henceforth be called BlackBerry World. Name change aside, the more exciting addition is the ability for users to purchase movies, music and other digital content.

BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha C QWERTY Device Announced for Developers

BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha C QWERTY Device Announced for Developers

RIM has announced the availability of the Dev Alpha C device, one that comes with a physical QWERTY keyboard, for developers. To further complement a robust developer environment, the final BlackBerry 10 Gold SDK will be available for download on 11 December, ahead of its official launch.

Wi-Fi-only BBM Voice Chat May Include Group Chat and Cellular Support in the Future

Wi-Fi-only BBM Voice Chat May Include Group Chat and Cellular Support in the Future

The recently announced BBM 7.0 has been available in beta for a little after two weeks and RIM's Vice President of Product Strategy, T.A. McCann sheds more light about its Voice Chat feature during BlackBerry Jam Asia.

Thursday, 29 Nov 2012

Google Drive Mobile Apps Gets Spreadsheet Editing

Google Drive Mobile Apps Gets Spreadsheet Editing

It's odd that the Google Drive mobile apps for Android and iOS didn't allow you to edit spreadsheets, but Google has rectified that today with the latest version of the apps. Hit the link to find out what other changes the updated apps bring.

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012

Reports of Random Boots and Battery Issues by Windows Phone 8 Users (Update)

Reports of Random Boots and Battery Issues by Windows Phone 8 Users (Update)

Early adopters of Windows Phone 8 are reporting random reboots and battery issues on their devices. Both Nokia and HTC are aware of the problems and are working to resolve these issues.

Microsoft's Surface Phone Alleged to Ship in Mid 2013

Microsoft's Surface Phone Alleged to Ship in Mid 2013

Microsoft's Surface phone is rumored to ship in mid 2013, and Foxconn is said to be the sole manufacturer of the device.

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012

Infraware Leads Smartphone Popularization with US$30 Android Smartphone

Infraware Leads Smartphone Popularization with US$30 Android Smartphone

Infraware has announced its launch of the ultra low-cost Android-based smartphone platform - Polaris Smartphone Suite (PSS).

Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 Available from 8th Dec at $899 and $699 (Update)

Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 Available from 8th Dec at $899 and $699 (Update)

The Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 will be available in the pentaband LTE variant from 8th December onwards at $899 and $699 respectively.

Facebook Puts Pressure on Staff to Switch from iOS to Android

Facebook Puts Pressure on Staff to Switch from iOS to Android

According to TechCrunch, the popular social networking group has now "plastered posters across its headquarters", egging on employees to "switch from [iOS to Android] today".

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