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Lenovo may bid to acquire RIM in smartphone boost: Report

PC making giant Lenovo may be mulling a bid to acquire the BlackBerry maker. But the Canadian government would likely have to approve any sale of the company--especially if it's being sold to the Chinese, considering recent US worries.

January 24, 2013

RIM cuts PlayBook tablet price to £169

Research in Motion has cut the price of its QNX-powered BlackBerry PlayBook tablet for the second time since launch.The 16GB Wi-Fi only variant of the device is now available for £169 from Carphone Warehouse, PC World and other Dixons Store Group (DSG) outlets, such as Currys.

January 27, 2012 by

Can reputation systems protect you from unsafe, buggy software?

Before you install a new program on any PC, smartphone, or tablet, you should ask two questions: Is it safe? Is it reliable? Most people don't ask those questions at all. And even when they do, the answers can be hard to come by. Is there a solution?

October 17, 2011

Verizon launches Flex View movie streaming app for FiOS subscribers' Android, Blackberry, Windows Mobile devices

Verizon's FiOS TV service is branching out to mobile devices, just unleashing the Flex View video on demand app for Android, Blackberry, and Windows Mobile handhelds. It gives FiOS subscribers the ability to rent or purchase movies from FiOS's collection of titles (the app itself is free) and watch them not only on phones, but also on your PC or your HDTV.

October 7, 2010 by

Kindle for BlackBerry application now available

Amazon launched their Kindle for BlackBerry application so you can now take your Kindle content with you on the go. You don't even need a Kindle to take advantage of the Amazon ebook library and can read content on your BlackBerry and PC if you desire.

February 17, 2010 by

Is it OK to use OEM Windows on your own PC? Don't ask Microsoft

If you go shopping online for Windows 7, you'll find OEM System Builder copies at significant discounts from full retail prices. Microsoft's own web sites and support forums give conflicting, confusing, often inaccurate information about these products. What's an honest consumer supposed to do?

November 15, 2009 by

Chinese gov't in further Green Dam concessions

PC makers will no longer have to pre-install Green Dam censorware on PCs in China, the government has announced.The official Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday that Li Yizhong, China's minister of industry and information technology, had announced that consumers would not have to install the software.

August 13, 2009 by

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