BlackBerry Now Lets You Time & Retract BBMs

Christine Persaud 10/31/2014 09:36:21 AM EST in Mobile

BlackBerry Now Lets You Time & Retract BBMs

Ever hit that send button, only to immediately regret what you had just written to someone? BlackBerry is offering some neat new features with its BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) platform, including the capability to time how long a message is viewable as well as retract messages.

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HP Sprout Combines PC With Projector

Published: 10/31/2014 09:04:12 AM EST

HP Sprout Combines PC With Projector

HP is really hoping to reinvigorate the PC market with its new Sprout, an all-in-one touchscreen computer with a device sprouting from the top of it and serving as a 3D scanner, camera, and projector.

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Apple's Tim Cook is Out and Proud

Published: 10/30/2014 01:53:00 PM

Apple's Tim Cook is Out and Proud

Apple's CEO Tim Cook has never really hidden his sexuality, noting that many Apple employees have known for some time that he's gay. (Nor is it particularly surprising news for most.) But he's also never publicly admitted it. Nor should he have to. But now he has.

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TiVo Coming to Canada via Cogeco

Published: 10/30/2014 11:56:31 AM

TiVo Coming to Canada via Cogeco

Cogeco Cable will now be offering the TiVo service to its customers in Ontario, and in Quebec by next Spring.

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Pananonic's AX800 TVs Now Support 4K Streaming From Netflix

Published: 10/30/2014 11:11:46 AM

Pananonic's AX800 TVs Now Support 4K Streaming From Netflix

Panasonic Canada Inc. has announced that its AX800 series of 4K Ultra High Definition Televisions are now capable of streaming Netflix's 4K content. The update allows AX800 owners to watch Netflix 4K content, which includes series such as House of Cards and Breaking Bad.

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John Chen Says BlackBerry Won't Fix What Ain't Broke

Published: 10/29/2014 02:45:22 PM

John Chen Says BlackBerry Won't Fix What Ain't Broke

"Innovation is not blowing up what works to make something new," says BlackBerry's CEO John Chen, "it is taking what works and making it better. To our loyal (current and former) BlackBerry users:" begins his letter. "BlackBerry," he continues, "is driven by an urgent, obsessive focus on what matters: you. When we lose sight of what you want and you need, we lose you."


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Sinclair Audio Announces Second-Generation Soundpad

Published: 10/29/2014 01:36:12 PM

Sinclair Audio Announces Second-Generation Soundpad

Erikson Consumer has announced a second-generation sound base under its Sinclair Audio brand. Like other Sinclair Audio Soundpads, the Soundpad MiniV2 is designed to sit underneath a flat-panel TV.

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Harman Launches Multi-Room Music System

Published: 10/29/2014 12:36:38 PM

Harman Launches Multi-Room Music System

Erikson Consumer, the exclusive Canadian distributor for Harman International Industries' consumer electronics products, has announced that the Harman Kardon Wireless HD Audio System will be available in Canada starting in November.

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Legrand Adds 24-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch to Line

Published: 10/29/2014 08:41:09 AM

Legrand Adds 24-Port Gigabit Ethernet Switch to Line

Legrand is now offering the DA2524, a gigabit Ethernet switch that provides high-speed Ethernet to as many as 24 devices simultaneously, ideal for highly connected homes and small businesses, and for both new installations and retrofits.

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GE Installs 1,500 Wind Turbines in Canada

Published: 10/29/2014 08:33:04 AM

GE Installs 1,500 Wind Turbines in Canada

GE is marking a milestone, having installed 1,500 wind turbines in Canada, bringing the total wind capacity across Canada to 2 gigawatts, or enough to power the equivalent of more than 435,000 homes.

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