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BlackBerry Passport 2 Rumors: Check out the next square QWERTY phone from BlackBerry

BlackBerry is likely prepping a successor to last year's Passport, and recently-leaked images show off the Oslo in all of its glory. More like a refresh than a radical redesign, the Oslo could be announced later this month.
Mobile

Asus actually made some money from its smartphones in May

Asus may make the majority of its money from computer hardware, but the company's smartphone business turned in a profit back in May. The company expects shipments to increase, thanks in part to product launches in the near future.
Mobile

Major tech firms urge President Obama to keep his mitts off encryption

Tech companies including Apple, Google, Facebook, and IBM write a formal letter to President Obama urging him to respect consumers' rights to encrypt their data. The government contends that encryption impedes investigations.
Mobile

Messaging apps like WhatsApp grow more popular every day, but revenue is shrinking

Thanks to over-the-top (OTT) apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, messaging traffic will more than double by 2019. That's the good news. The bad news is that overall revenue will drop by $600 million.
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Will iOS 9 finally let the iPad replace your laptop?

Apple has announced that iOS 9 will bring multi-tasking to the iPad at long last, but are dreams of replacing your laptop achievable, or still overly optimistic?
Mobile

You’ll love this app if you were a fan of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Challenged app lets users create video-based challenges with their friends, or engage with brands for benefit competitions. The app claims to bring in celebrities and influencers to drive healthy competition in one…
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Xperia Z4 Tablet set for June 29 launch in the UK, comes packaged with keyboard

The Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet will be released at the end of June in the UK, where it's packaged with an external keyboard for £500, or $765. This is just in time to meet Sony's own release estimate made back in March.
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Facebook code changes mean Windows Phone no longer syncs up with the social network

A change in Facebook's Graph API means several key features in Microsoft's Windows Phone mobile operating system will no longer work correctly, including contact syncing and photo sharing.
Music

It's no Spotify killer, but Apple Music sets a new beat for iTunes

Apple calls it revolutionary. I disagree. The concept of radio is as old as … well, as radio. But no one’s made a curated streaming online service quite like this. With the forthcoming Music service, Apple will turn the music world on…
Computing

Swift goes open-source, but what’s in it for Apple?

Apple has announced that its Swift programming launch is set to go open-source. That's an unexpected move for the famously closed-off company, but it's necessary if Apple is to keep its lead in app development.
Mobile

Watch Apple’s 3-hour WWDC 2015 Keynote in under 15 minutes 13:04

Why watch the entire keynote address from WWDC 2015 when you can get all the highlights in 10 minutes.
Music

With live radio and unlimited play, Apple Music steps up to Spotify

After months of speculation, Apple finally unveiled its new music streaming service, Apple Music, at WWDC 2015. Starting at $10/month, the service will offer both on-demand and real-time radio to over 100 countries "later this month."