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  • Pinterest’s Android app gets an update with faster load time and cleaner navigation

    25 November 2014, 1:02 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    The unofficial “look book” of the Internet pushed an update to its Android app that brings it up to parity with the iOS version that was updated a few weeks ago. Available now, the update brings simplified navigation and Android-friendly visual…
  • Tech consumers in Africa want ‘good,’ not ‘good enough’

    24 November 2014, 1:40 pm by: Gabriella Mulligan

    With the tech ecosystem across Africa progressing in leaps and bounds and turning the continent into the next big frontier for product and service providers alike, the challenge is becoming clear to those vying for a slice of the African market. And it’s…
  • White and red Blackberry Passports available for pre-order

    24 November 2014, 12:28 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    The squarish Blackberry Passport is getting two new colors and if you’re still a fan of the Canadian company, you can pre-order either a white or red version of the company’s latest smartphone right now. You can pre-order either phone from Blackberry’s…
  • BT confirms it’s in talks to buy O2 UK

    24 November 2014, 6:00 am by: Mic Wright

    BT has confirmed that its in talks to buy O2 UK, Telefonica’s UK mobile network. The deal would take the company full circle since O2 began life in 1985 as Cellnet, a joint venture between BT and Securicor. BT told The Wall Street Journal: “All…
  • The Basis Peak’s heart rate monitor now works with third-party apps

    20 November 2014, 11:00 am by: Roberto Baldwin

    The Basis Peak doesn’t try to replicate a smartphone on your wrist. Instead, it’s meant mainly for fitness and sleep tracking. To that end, the company announced today that the health tracker will now share heart rate data with third-party fitness iOS…
  • Samsung’s new Milk Video app is a curated list of the best videos on the web

    19 November 2014, 9:26 am by: Roberto Baldwin

    To help differentiate itself from other Android handset makers, Samsung introduced its Milk music streaming service back in March. Now the electronics giant is expanding its Milk brand with a foray into curated video. The new Milk Video app presents a stream…
  • How mobile data and services can contribute to Ebola response

    18 November 2014, 12:00 pm by: Gabriella Mulligan

    Nearly a year after the first case of Ebola was reported in West Africa, the epidemic still rages, having claimed more than 5,100 lives to date and acknowledged as the largest outbreak in history. Local governments, international organizations and aid groups…
  • Nexus 4 owners rejoice! Android 5.0 Lollipop is now available for your device

    14 November 2014, 4:01 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    Woohoo, Android 5.0 Lollipop is out. I bet you’re all excited about Material Design and the new lock screen and hey new operating systems are fun to poke around in and find little nuggets of fun. In fact, half the reason you bought a Nexus device was because…
  • BlackBerry announces that BlackBerry Classic will launch on December 17 in New York

    13 November 2014, 1:59 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    At the end of today’s BlackBerry Conference keynote, CEO John Chen announced that the company would be launching the BlackBerry Classic on December 17 in New York. The Classic is BlackBerry’s return to its hardware heyday and a way of getting users that…
  • BlackBerry introduces BBM Meetings for cross-platform voice and video meetings

    13 November 2014, 12:41 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    BlackBerry is still working on making sure that its current and former customers understand that it’s really focusing on the enterprise market. With that in mind, the company is expanding its BBM messaging feature. Today at its BlackBerry Enterprise event,…

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