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Nokia Normandy Android device appears online

Rumours of Nokia launching an Android device has been hot topic of conversation for a few weeks nowand is reportedly on schedule for a release sometime later this year. A new, clearer, image of the “Normandy” has appeared online via Sina Weibo. This image above is apparently a prototype of the Normandy but lacks a true sense of what the device looks like and it’s in a protective case, but matches up with previous leaks and renders with the noticeable back button. Nokia’s core focus…

Nokia announces Lumia Black update for all WP8 Lumia devices

Nokia has announced that the Lumia Black software update will be available for Nokia Lumia WP8 owners all around the world, and comes with new features, improvements in imaging, new apps, and of the obligatory behind-the-scenes tweaks and big fixes. One of the main components to the Black update is an improvement to the imaging experience, including a boost in camera performance. The update includes Nokia Storyteller, the Nokia Camera app, and the latest imaging algorithms. Nokia Storyteller arranges your photos by…

Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo details leaked

A leaked internal document has been passed to GSM Arena showing pretty much everything you need to know about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Grand Neo. This one apparently has a 5-inch TFT display with a resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. Beyond the screen, it has a 1.2 GHz quad-core A7 chipset, 1GB RAM, a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, a front-facing VGA camera, 8GB of internal memory and a microSD slot. Most of the expected connectivity, but no 4G sadly. It sounds like an affordable mid-range phone, one that…

Android Tablet for Credit Card Processing from Momentum Payment Systems

For merchants looking for the latest solution in the payments industry, Momentum Payment Systems introduces its all-new Android tablet solution. Today’s entrepreneurs are looking for the payment solution that suits their business’s style. Sleek, modern and innovative are a few terms to describe the style for the up-and-coming businesses. For merchants looking for the latest solution in the payments industry, Momentum Payment Systems introduces its all-new Android tablet solution. The Android tablet is…

BBM running on Jolla

The video above shows BBM working perfectly on Jolla using the android version which can be downloaded from your android app store of choice directly to your Jolla. BBM even integrates into the notification area of the Jolla without modification but there seems to be some issue with messages actually reaching the notification area. However, you can obviously keep BBM running as a live tile to see any recent notifications. On the whole, it seems to work pretty well.Via

Android KitKat rolls out to the Nexus 4

The latest version of Android has just been made available on the Nexus 4. The update should be with you now, so it is worth checking in the Settings section of your handset for the System Updates, which should show the update ready to go. New features include a new interface, with a camera shortcut and 'now playing' content more prominent on your home screen, as well as the ability to rearrange your home screen if you want to do that. There's also support for wireless printing and third-party cloud storage in the…

BlackBerry Z30 to launch on November 23rd in Indonesia

BlackBerry® today introduced the new BlackBerry® Z30 smartphone, BlackBerry’s biggest, fastest and most advanced smartphone. Featuring BlackBerry® 10 OS version 10.2, the new all-touch BlackBerry Z30 smartphone comes with a beautiful 5” display and the largest battery yet on a BlackBerry smartphone. It is designed to keep you hyper connected, productive and always in control, and lets you share like you’re there and collaborate with ease. “The new BlackBerry Z30 smartphone builds on…

BlackBerry introduces the Porsche Design P’9982

Porsche Design and BlackBerry® (NASDAQ: BBRY)(TSX: BB) today announced the elite, new, all-touch Porsche Design P'9982 Smartphone from BlackBerry and a second Crocodile model strictly limited to just 500 devices worldwide. Uniquely designed and expertly crafted, the P'9982 is exquisitely fashioned from high-quality materials and features a customized version of the BlackBerry 10.2 Operating System to give you the ultimate personal experience. The P'9982, which extends the Porsche Design luxury brand's range of…

Leaked: BlackBerry 10 Lisbon Specifications

So far we know of the L-Series, N-Series, and a reported R-Series. We also know so far that RIM plans on releasing a total of six BlackBerry 10′s throughout the 2013 calendar, but the amount under its designated letter have yet to be calculated.

Welcome to the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha!

Due to the interest being shown in the BlackBerry 10 Alpha Device, RIM have put up a page specifically for it. It will not provide developer related support as developers have their own channels for that and the De Relations team will be actively involved.

BlackBerry 10 Alpha Dev device specs and features

With pictures and video now abundant of the BlackBerry 10 Alpha device, we thought we would have a look at the specs of the device. Before we go any further, we will once again remind you that the BlackBerry 10 Alpha device is NOT a BlackBerry 10 Phone. RIM has made this message loud and clear, yet people don’t seem to be listening: To be clear, this is not a BlackBerry 10 device. It’s the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha. It includes a modified version of the BlackBerry PlayBook OS which shows the path…

Porsche Design P’9981 Gets Official OS 7.1.0.342

For some peculiar reason, Porsche Design P’9981 users were left out of the recent batch of OS 7.1 updates. Considering the price of the smartphone, you would have thought it would have been at the head of the queue. However, version 7.1.0.342 is now officially available courtesy of Mobily. If you are the proud owner of a Porsche Design P’9981, then head over to the BlackBerry site and upgrade your phone. NOTE: that you should select BOLD 9981 from the dropdown box. Download it from…