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Reuters: Samsung considering $7.5B purchase of BlackBerry

If the rumor is true, Samsung may be considering the purchase of the Ontario-based BlackBerry for as much as $7.5B. According to Reuters, who have seen documents and who has a

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BlackBerry turns to Amazon for apps

BlackBerry on Wednesday announced a new licensing agreement with Amazon which sees the hardware maker employing the Appstore for its handsets. Once realized, smartphones which run the forthcoming BBOS 10.3 will be

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Google Buys Divide, An Enterprise Android Company

Divide, an enterprise Android company which is known for its work in in putting your work-life onto your smartphone, has recently been acquired by Google. This comes just after the

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Blackberry updating BBM to allow for larger file sharing

If you are one of the users who are still using BBM then there’s a big update coming your way which will offer larger file sharing and new features for

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BBM 2.0 is on its way to Android

Due to a few trip ups in launching BBM for Android, many users ditched it early on. And lately it seems as though Blackberry is working to do something about

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BBM for Android updated with “find friends” functionality

  Blackberry is rolling out an update to BBM for Android and iOS that lets users search and find friends from their contacts. Previously, there wasn’t really a decent way

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BBM for Android to launch today, but there’s a catch

BlackBerry’s attempt to launch BBM for Android and iOS users has been anything but smooth. The launch was delayed, according to BlackBerry, due to a leaked Android version of the

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BlackBerry Messenger finally arrives this coming weekend

As if the masses were still holding its breath, BBM is set to debut on Android 4.0+ devices on September 21.

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Android support for Blackberry Enterprise Management Suite announced in BEM 10.1

If you’re part of a corporate environment, chances are pretty hefty that you’re familiar with Blackberry’s Enterprise Management Suite. Now, however, Blackberry has announced that along with Enterprise Service 10.1,

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RIM courting Android developers with ‘Last Chance Port-a-Thon”

RIM, looking to attract Android developers to the other side of the tracks, is holding a “BlackBerry 10 Last Chance Port-A-Thon” this coming weekend. What’s more, RIM is also asking

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Samsung considering licensing Blackberry, sources indicate

According to a hot new rumor from Boy Genius Report‘s Jonathan Geller, Samsung is taking a look at licensing pieces of Blackberry’s OS. In a move that would help Samsung

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Images of RIM’s BlackBerry Messenger for Android Leak Online

We’ve been expecting Research in Motion’s BlackBerry Messenger application for Android for more than a few months now, however things finally look to be coming to a head.  TechnoBuffalo has

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Monitor your Kid’s Smart Phone via PhoneSheriff

According to a press release, Retina-X Studios has recently release PhoneSheriff. This mobile application spans its services across Android, BlackBerry, WP7, and iOS. PhoneSheriff is an application made for parents to view and monitor all of their child’s smart phone activity. When PhoneSheriff is installed on the child’s phone and the companion “control” application is installed on the parents phone, the parent can:

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Samsung Galaxy Pro Hits Three UK

There is no doubt that Android is the fastest growing mobile OS in the world. A lot of people are migrating from other operating systems to Android. Most of these

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RIM Trying to Make Their Playbook Tablet Capable of Running Android Apps?

Bloomberg is reporting that RIM (creators of the Blackberry) is working on making Android Apps run on their upcoming tablet debut, the Blackberry Playbook. While it is still a mystery of how, it is still an interesting topic and quite a controversial one for Android users.

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