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BBM Desktop is now a thing for Android BBM beta users!

With BlackBerry Blend having met an arguably early demise, folks looking to use BBM on their desktop have been out of luck. That might soon change, though, as the latest BBM beta release for Android has a BBM Desktop mode.

With BlackBerry Blend having met an arguably early demise, folks looking to use BBM on their desktop have been out of luck with no desktop application available. That will soon be changing, though, as the latest BBM beta release for Android has introduced a new way to bring BBM to your desktop.
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https://crackberry.com/bbm-desktop-now-thing-bbm-beta-users

Beginning April 1, 2018 BlackBerry World will only offer free apps

With BlackBerry moving to shut down BlackBerry World come December 31st, 2019, the BlackBerry World storefront team has already initiated some moves to make that process easier, but it means changes for developers and users!

With BlackBerry moving to shut down BlackBerry World come December 31st, 2019, the BlackBerry World storefront team has already initiated some moves to make that process easier. Unfortunately, that means quite a few changes for developers who have apps on BlackBerry World and end users still making use of BlackBerry apps. A new email has started going out highlighting those changes.
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https://crackberry.com/beginning-april-1-2018-blackberry-world-will-only-offer-free-apps

Apple will disconnect ‘obsolete’ first-gen Apple TV from iTunes in May

Apple has announced today it will drop iTunes support for some older devices from May 25. This includes the first generation Apple TV, and also any PC running Windows XP or Vista. The company is introducing new security changes which will prevent those devices from using the latest version of iTunes.
Apple says that the original Apple TV is an "obsolete Apple product" and will not be updated to support security changes. Only those with the second generation of Apple TV or later will be able to access the iTunes store.
Windows XP or Vista users won't be able to use the latest version of iTunes, but older Windows computers can still use previous versions without support from Apple. Those who do so, however, won't be able to make new purchases or re-download previous purchases on that computer. If you're on on XP or Vista, you'll need to upgrade to Windows 7 or later to continue using iTunes normally.
The writing was already on the wall for these devices: Wi…

Microsoft launches its LinkedIn-powered Resume Assistant to Office 365 subscribers

Microsoft and LinkedIn's Resume Assistant, a tool to help users optimize their resumes for specific jobs, is now available for Office 365 subscribers on Windows. Resume Assistant pops up in a sidebar and helps by offering examples of work experience descriptions you can use as inspiration for your resume based on a role (like a project manager) or an industry (like journalism). You can also filter through skills prospective employers might be looking for to fine-tune and tailor your CV. Resume Assistant has been integrated with Microsoft Word since last year.
Microsoft, which bought LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in 2016, says the feature gathers insights from millions of LinkedIn profiles for examples of how others in similar roles or roles you're aspiring to describe their work experience. LinkedIn's freelance hiring marketplace ProFinder is also connected directly to Resume Assistant, so you can talk to experts about career coaching and other resume tips. The…