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BlackBerry announces willingness to stop making smartphones

BlackBerry announces willingness to stop making smartphones

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); CEO John Chen stated that if turnaround efforts aren’t successful, they may stop releasing the handsets. John Chen has now released a warning that has said that if the turnaround efforts being made by BlackBerry don’t manage to gain traction, the company may find that it will have to stop producing smartphones, at least at the rate at which they have been releasing them. That said, before that time, there are still some … Read entire article »

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Mobile technology could soon allow broken smartphone screens to heal themselves

Mobile technology could soon allow broken smartphone screens to heal themselves

The same technology that is being developed for self-repairing airplane wings may be used in smartphones. Cracked smartphone screens have become one of the most expensive and frustrating annoyances associated with mobile technology, but a new type of self-healing tech that was designed for airplane wings could soon be used to repair consumer electronics, as well. Researchers have been looking into using this type of technology for applications outside of airplanes. A team at the University of Bristol … Read entire article »

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BlackBerry Android phones looking increasingly likely

BlackBerry Android phones looking increasingly likely

Reports and the company’s own actions are starting to suggest that this is far more than a rumor. While there have yet to be any official confirmations that a BlackBerry Android smartphone is in the works, by the time of the writing of this article, the actions of the company, itself, are starting to point specifically in that direction. BlackBerry has, for instance, purchased two domains that are directly related to the Android operating system. At the end … Read entire article »

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4th of July weekend launches season of mobile devices

4th of July weekend launches season of mobile devices

The Independence Day weekend is not only the beginning of many summer vacations, but also a lot of technology use. Millions of Americans celebrated the birth of their beloved country over the long weekend and while there are many traditions that are carried from year to year, 2015 brought with it a massive amount of usage of mobile devices that is expected to continue throughout the summer months. In many cases, in fact, smartphones and tablets have … Read entire article »

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Smartphone battery life may not improve by shutting it off at night

Smartphone battery life may not improve by shutting it off at night

Even if you try to give your mobile devices a nap at night, it won’t necessarily improve the lifespan of its power supply. Among the most common practices of mobile device owners in order to try to improve – or at least maintain – smartphone battery life is to shut the device down at night in order to give it a rest from being used. However, a technology expert is now suggesting that this habit doesn’t necessarily … Read entire article »

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Amazon drones could use smartphone technology to locate customers

Amazon drones could use smartphone technology to locate customers

The online marketplace has been looking into this delivery technology for some time and is filing many patents. At this point, it doesn’t come as a surprise to many that Amazon drones are in the works at the massive online marketplace, which loves to invest in the creation of new and potentially revolutionary forms of technology, but recent patent application publications have revealed a great deal more as to the way that the delivery system could … Read entire article »

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Consumers are cautioned against using illegal mobile phone repeaters

Consumers are cautioned against using illegal mobile phone repeaters

Australian technology users are being warned that the use of these devices is against the law. Despite the fact that mobile phone repeaters are very easy for Australians to purchase when they want to improve the cellular reception that they are able to access at home, many don’t realize that these devices can actually be dangerous and they are illegal without appropriate licenses. The Australian Communications and Media Authority is warning that using them could bring on … Read entire article »

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