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Disappointing sales may spur Blackberry's exit from smartphone hardware market

BlackBerry's second-quarter 2016 earnings call is on September 28, and some signs point to a potential exit from the smartphone hardware business. It's a long time coming -- BlackBerry's devices command less than 1 percent of the market.
Virtual Reality

Google Daydream developer tools are out of beta -- is its release imminent?

Announced in May, Google Daydream is a mobile-first platform for virtual reality apps and games. Here is a list of devices and software that support it, plus the latest news of new features as they debut.
Mobile

Disney princesses heading to your smartphone with ‘Charmed Adventures’

Disney has launched a new app for both Android and iOS called Disney Princesses: Charmed Adventures, which allows you to play a series of minigames and collect charms for your bracelet.
Mobile

In love with your new iPhone 7? Here are 10 tips that will make you adore it even more 8:07

There's more to the newly-released iPhone 7 than meets the eyes... so long as you know where to look. Here's 10 useful tips and tricks to get you started, so you tap into everything Apple's latest smartphone has to offer.
Mobile

You can now create polls, pay your debts to friends in Facebook Messenger

Facebook Messenger is getting an update with a new feature that will now detect when you need to pay people back and prompt you to do so. The app also now allows group polls, so you can easily figure out what to get to dinner.
Mobile

Verizon rejects unlimited data, says those users 'tend to be abusive' of the privilege

CFO Fran Shammo put any questions to rest -- for now at least -- as to whether Verizon customers will see unlimited data any time soon. But will it be forced to change by the rest of the wireless industry?
Mobile

Feeling lonely? Make friends by sending a digital paper plane around the world

Need to know you're not alone in the world? A digital paper plane from a stranger might do the trick. Google and Active Theory have released a Paper Planes app It's an Android Experiment that seeks to bring people together.
Computing

Several updated apps ride in on the latest Windows Insider preview build wave

Microsoft released Preview Build 14931 to Windows Insider participants in the Fast ring that serves as a launch platform for several updated apps to test. These include Sticky Notes, Maps, Feedback Hub, and a new service for Skype Preview.
Mobile

Haven't registered to vote yet? Just text HelloVote and get it done

HelloVote is a new bot that helps people with smartphones (72 percent of American adults) register to vote for the new president in just seven weeks. It's capable of registering voters in every state in the U.S.
Mobile

Blu debuts the Life One X2, a $200 phone with a whopping 64GB of storage

Florida-based smartphone firm Blu makes a lot of phones. It's latest, the Life One X2, is competitive at its $200 asking price -- it sports a whopping 64GB of storage on the high end.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…
Computing

Universal Stylus Initiative 1.0 is here, but devices won’t be until 2018

Tired of expensive, device-specific styluses? The Universal Stylus Initiative wants to blow the category open and make any device work with any stylus. An official version of the specification has been approved.