A great built in feature of BlackBerry handsets for many years has been Password Keeper. In a world where lives are becoming more intricately interwoven with different usernames and passwords, Password Keeper offers a single place where you can store all these different bits of information. Continue reading
RIM has today announced the rebranding of its BlackBerry App World as “BlackBerry World”. RIM says that the name change was made to reflect a shift in the sort of items available for purchase from the store as the company moves to BlackBerry 10 and beyond. BlackBerry World will offer more than just apps, with videos and music available there as well.
Current BlackBerry users will see the changes to the BlackBerry App World in the next few days and will have access to the range of new services that will be on offer in time for the launch of BlackBerry 10. Continue reading
Support is planned for handsets running the BlackBerry OS 5 early next year. Continue reading
Research published by Deloitte, a business advisory firm predicts that smartphones will help generate sales of up to £3.5bn this Christmas in the UK..
This isn’t only direct sales of handsets but also how people will be using their handsets to help with their shopping. For example to reasearch proces, store Christmas shopping lists and to actually pay for goods. Continue reading
O2 UK and Vodafone UK can now update to the latest Android software update, for Samsung’s flagship mobile handset, the Galaxy S III. Continue reading
A new version of the BlackBerry PlayBook™ OS has been realesed; v220.127.116.118 for the Wi-Fi only models. Availability for the 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook is expected within the next month.
If you haven’t received notification on your PlayBook, drag down the settings menu, and select Software Updates. Then select Check for Updates. The PlayBook will then download and install the update. Ensure that your PlayBook is plugged in to charge during the whole download and install process. Continue reading
Vodafone UK have released a new phone to the Pay As You Go market; the Smart II. At £70, this makes it one of the cheapest smartphones on the market today and is aimed at those who use mainly smartphones for social networking. Continue reading
Research In Motion announced on Saturday that BlackBerry App World had passed the 3 billion downloads landmark since its launch in April 2009. This only counts the apps downloaded directly from the store to handsets or PlayBooks, and not those downloaded from the web, 3rd party app stores or pushed down internally by companies. Continue reading
Mozilla has for a while been working on a project called Boot to Gecko which focussed on HTML5 in order to enable app developers and designers to only have to create one program to run across several platforms. From this project has come a new OS for mobile phones, Firefox and has attracted backing from several mobile networks, such as Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Smart, Sprint, Telecom Italia, Telefónica and Telenor. Continue reading