BBM Channels, the latest addition to BlackBerry’s popular messaging platform, which made its public debut earlier today after more than six months in beta, is coming to Android and iOS “in the coming months.” BBM Channels has already become pretty … Read more ›
FreedomPop is broadening the scope of its all-IP voice and messaging beta program, allowing customers to activate Sprint Android phones on its network. As with its other services, customers can sign up for a free plan.
The feds may have taken Megaupload to the big cloud storage facility in the sky, but Kim Dotcom's followup Mega is going strong and now out of beta. That official launch includes a new web UI with tweaks focused on making everything faster and more efficient, including local caching that only syncs...
After some delays, Blackberry’s Messaging BBM app is finally coming back to iOS & Android devices. The app, which was previously available in beta, will be available “in the next few hours,” according to Blackberry. To get the app, you have to visit BBM.com from your Android or iPhone browser. Show More Summary
Great tip from Allyson Kazmucha at iMore. I like the first name with last initial option (which was the default setting in at least one of the beta releases over the summer). ?
Indexing guru Rob Arnott of Research Affiliates has the stage this morning at Morningstar’s ETF Invest conference. The message: The slew of new indexing methods in the fund industry work and they work well. But not for the reasons often advertised. Arnott starts by saying economist Burton Malkiel missed something when he famously argued blindfolded, dart-throwing monkeys [...]
During the beta of iOS 7, it was discovered that Apple started prompting users that their Lightning cable might not be the official product if it really was the case, but the message was merely a warning and the cable could still be used. Show More Summary
Facebook wanted to ensure that its new flat iOS 7 design would work out of the box and they beta tested in a rather sneaky but clever way. Facebook changed the apps navigation by adding access to the News Feed, Messages, and Notifications to the bottom of the app, while also making other changes....
Android: Disa is a messaging app that aims to pull all of your IMs, texts, picture and video messages, and other chats into one good-looking interface that's fast and easily accessible. It's in beta right now and has some drawbacks, but it's looking good so far. Read more...
Web browsers like Firefox or Chrome sometimes behave in a different way than expected, may throw error messages your way, or may look or function different than before. When it comes to Firefox, Nightly, Aurora and Beta versions areShow More Summary
Pure Signal LLC today is proud to announce its first wide-scale release of Slide Contacts for iPhone, an app that makes calling, texting and emailing as easy as sliding a contact's name. Available now on the iTunes Store, it offers a...Show More Summary
Intel is gearing up to release a Pocket Avatars app for iOS and Android that harnesses facial recognition technology to let users send messages through 3D avatars, and it could... Keep reading ?
Apple is denying some users access to iWork for iCloud beta, which just opened to the public on Friday. A message from Apple says the new service has “had an overwhelming response,” and that users should “check back soon.” No timeframe is given for when the service will open up to users who are currently unable to gain access. Show More Summary
It seems that Apple’s beta release of iWork for iCloud has proven popular, with some users being denied access with a message stating that Apple has had an ‘overwhelming response’ to the service. Apple first announced the service at WWDC in June, and gradually rolled out access to developers, then Apple employees, then selected non-developers before opening it […]
Chinese operator China Telecom is getting closer to rolling out a mobile IM product with Internet firm NetEase, as Chinese media outlet Tencent Tech got its hands on a private... Keep reading ?
Apple's out with a new beta just eight days after beta 4. The good news is that Skype and Google Plus open on this release.
The private beta of BlackBerry Messenger for iOS and Android is starting to trickle out to testers. BBM cannot debut soon enough as several leading cross-platform messaging apps have gone on a massive growth rampage in recent months....Show More Summary
The rumored June 27 release target has long passed, but BlackBerry Messenger for Android and iOS is apparently still on track to hit before the end of the summer. Today the multi-platform version of the messaging app has inched closer to release, with the news that it's now in beta testing among a select group of users. CrackBerry's Adam Zeiss writes — read more
Hit 'em with a television commercial, then with a Twitter ad to really drive the message home. That's the promise of Twitter's TV Ad Targeting it's rolling out to all US advertisers today after its beta launch in May. Twitter's Nielsen studies say the combo deliver 95% stronger message association and 58% higher purchase intent than TV ads alone.
In the OS X 10.8 version of Messages on the Mac, you can set the background color of your own messages, and you can set the background color, font, and font color of anyone who sends you messages. Now, though, in OS X Mavericks, you can do all those things, plus send messages in your [...]Show More Summary