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Blackberry Brings BBM To Windows Store And Lumia Phones Everywhere

Blackberry Brings BBM To Windows Store And Lumia Phones Everywhere

Arguably, BlackBerry should've opened up its BBM platform to everyone years ago, as it could've leapfrogged Hangouts, iMessage, Snapchat, and some of the other chat tools ahead of where we are now. At this point, the BBM userbase is so small, that it arriving on iOS and Android a while back has had little impact on the company's overall stake...

AMD Kaveri Update: A10-7800 APU Review

AMD Kaveri Update: A10-7800 APU Review

AMD updated its family of Kaveri-based A-Series APUs for desktop systems today. We first took an official look at Kaveri back in January, when we evaluated the A8-7600 APU. That particular APU is being re-launched today at a new price point, but AMD is also introducing a couple of new APUs as well, namely the A10-7800 and the A6-7400K. As...

Apple to Cull 200 Positions After Beats Acquisition Completes

Apple to Cull 200 Positions After Beats Acquisition Completes

It looks like Apple's first order-of-business following its $3 billion Beats acquisition will be to tell about 200 people to, ahem, beat it. Apple's no doubt been very hard at work since it made its announcement of its desire to purchase Beats public, and it's no surprise: This isn't exactly a small acquisition. At quick glance, it might look...

FCC Chief "Deeply Troubled" By Verizon Throttling, Demands Explanation

FCC Chief "Deeply Troubled" By Verizon Throttling, Demands Explanation

For years, Verizon and the other telcos have imposed limits on supposedly "Unlimited" data plans and justified those limits with dubious appeals to network quality of service. While throttling data usage makes a great deal of sense in certain contexts (downtown rush hour being an excellent example), most companies don't throttle based on time...

Codemasters' F1 2014 Is 'Most Accessible Yet', But Leaves Next-Gen Versions In Pit Lane

Codemasters' F1 2014 Is 'Most Accessible Yet', But Leaves Next-Gen Versions In Pit Lane

I don't think that it'd be an understatement to call the 2014 Formula 1 season one of the most exciting in recent years. After four straight years of Red Bull Racing domination, major changes brought on by the FIA have put many of our expectations in a blender and poured out some real surprises. We see cars with weird noses, hear engines that...

Bundled eGift Card With Dell Monitors, Xbox One/PS4 Games and More

Bundled eGift Card With Dell Monitors, Xbox One/PS4 Games and More

Welcome back to the latest installment of HOT deals, courtesy of our friends at LogicBuy. On tap for you all today we’ve got great deals on a Dell S2740L 27" 1080p IPS LED-backlit LCD monitor, a Dell UP2414Q UltraSharp 24" 3840x2160 IPS monitor, a bunch of game systems and gift card combo packs, and a whole lot more. Full details with...

Trash Talking T-Mobile Surpasses 50 Million Customers, Reports Profit of $391 Million In Q2

Trash Talking T-Mobile Surpasses 50 Million Customers, Reports Profit of $391 Million In Q2

T-Mobile has no problem calling out other wireless carriers and pointing out their flaws in candid language, but if you're going to do that, you make yourself a target for criticism. There will be none of that at the moment. Just the opposite, T-Mobile said it added 1.5 million customers during its fiscal second quarter, which is the fifth...

Facebook's Internet.org App Launches in Zambia, Providing Free Access to Important Web Services

Facebook's Internet.org App Launches in Zambia, Providing Free Access to Important Web Services

For most of us, getting access to the Internet regardless of where we are isn't that challenging. If we're on-the-go, we can use our mobile phone, while at home, we can enjoy high-speed connections that let us do a variety of important and fun activities. In many countries, though, access to the World Wide Web isn't just challenging, it's...

Tesla And Panasonic Announce Definitive Agreement On $5 Billion Gigafactory Deal

Tesla And Panasonic Announce Definitive Agreement On $5 Billion Gigafactory Deal

With a name like "Gigafactory," it has to be good. Panasonic and Tesla have just announced an agreement that'll see the two firms construct a large-scale battery manufacturing plant right here in the United States. The name, as you'd guess, is Gigafactory. Bold, intriguing, and totally Tesla. Per the agreement, it'll be Tesla managing the...

Blackberry Buys Secursmart To Bolster Enterprise Security Services

Blackberry Buys Secursmart To Bolster Enterprise Security Services

BlackBerry's bread and butter has always been the enterprise sector, and in a bid to make sure it retains that market, the Canadian handset maker went out and acquired Secusmart, a major player in high-security voice and data encryption and anti-eavesdropping solutions for government organizations, enterprises, and telecommunications service...

Hackers Can Now Compromise USB Devices And On-Board USB Controllers

Hackers Can Now Compromise USB Devices And On-Board USB Controllers

Another day, another report of a potential hack that could cause some real trouble. Researchers at Berlin's SR Labs have discovered that firmware can be rewritten on any sort of USB device, be it a keyboard, a mouse, or a flash drive, and exploits could involve logging keystrokes, eavesdropping on communications, and a virus favorite,...

Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2 Teardown Shows Repairability And Impressive Internals

Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2 Teardown Shows Repairability And Impressive Internals

As if the whole Oculus Rift movement wasn't exciting enough, there's even more reason to like the virtual reality headset. The folks at iFixIt got their hands on the Oculus Rift Development Kit 2 and did what they do best -- they tore it apart, bit by bit, to evaluate its repairability. The verdict? An impressive 9 out of 10. Since the Oculus...

Performance Preview: NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet, Fastest Android Tablet Available

Performance Preview: NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet, Fastest Android Tablet Available

Last week, NVIDIA officially announced the SHIELD tablet (powered by the Tegra K1 SoC) and its companion SHIELD wireless controller. To quickly recap, the SHIELD tablet’s specifications include NVIDIA Tegra K1 SoC (clocked at up to 2.2GHz), paired to 2GB of RAM and an 8”, full-HD IPS display, with a native resolution of 1920x1200....

Sony Profits Come Roaring Back On Solid PlayStation 4 Sales Growth

Sony Profits Come Roaring Back On Solid PlayStation 4 Sales Growth

Sony today reported a 95.7 percent year-on-year increase in sales for its Games & Network Services division. Driving by red hot demand for its PlayStation 4 console, Sony's Games & Network Services arm collected $2.5 billion during the company's fiscal first quarter ended June 30, 2014. After paying the bills, Sony was left with a...

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