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WhatsApp to end support for all BlackBerry versions by end of 2016

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WhatsApp to end support for all BlackBerry versions by end of 2016
CrackBerry.com blogs  /  John Callaham
The WhatsApp messaging service has announced it will end support for all versions of the BlackBerry OS, including BlackBerry 10, by the end of 2016.WhatsApp, the popular cross-platform messaging service, has decided to cut support for a number of those platforms. That includes all versions of BlackBerry OS, including BlackBerry 10, by the end of 2016.Read More »










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Google will shut down Picasa this spring

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Google will shut down Picasa this spring
The Verge  /  Lauren Goode
Google announced earlier today in a blog post that it will stop supporting its Picasa photo storage service this spring. Starting in March, the company will shutter the Picasa desktop app, and in May, Picasa web albums will no longer be editable.Google, of course, is suggesting its own Google Photos app as an alternative to Picasa, and says that if people have a Picasa account, "the easiest way to still access, modify and share most of that content is to log into Google Photos, and all of your photos and videos will already be there." But for people who don't want to use Google Photos, Picasa albums will still exist on the web and are accessible for download or deletion.Google acquired Picasa back in 2004 for an undisclosed price, in an attempt to compete for user attention with other hot web properties at the time, such as — wait for it — Yahoo and Microsoft's MSN website. The following year Yahoo acq…

iPad Air 3 and iPhone 5se to Be Available on March 18 Following March 15 Introduction

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iPad Air 3 and iPhone 5se to Be Available on March 18 Following March 15 Introduction
MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories  /  Juli Clover
Apple is planning to begin selling the upcoming iPad Air 3 and the 4-inch iPhone 5se starting on March 18, reports 9to5Mac. The two devices will be offered in stores and online starting on Friday following their introduction at an event to be held on Tuesday, March 15.

Apple is not expected to accept pre-orders for the two devices, and the short period between announcement and launch suggests Apple expects supplies of the iPad Air 3 and iPhone 5se to be plentiful. It is unusual for Apple to offer an iPhone directly after an announcement, but this is the first time the company has launched a standalone non-flagship device.Launching the new iPhone and iPad models so soon after introduction and not offering pre-orders would be a new strategy for Apple. Apple typically releases new iPhone models one or two weeks following the introduction even…

BlackBerry Priv's February security patch is now rolling out

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BlackBerry is pushing out its February security patch for the Priv. At this time, it is not known exactly what security enhancements are included in this update.



The BlackBerry Priv is now receiving its February security patch. At this time, it is not clear exactly what has been patched or changed with this build, though we expect Google to reveal details about the update shortly. BlackBerry has done an excellent job so far in pushing timely security patches to the Priv.
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