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Singapore Power Provides 200 Free Mobile Phone Charging Stations Islandwide

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As part of SG50, Singapore Power announced earlier this week that they are going to put 200 mobile charging stations island-wide for the public to use to charge their phones for free. All the units are expected to be installed by December this year, and will be put in use for 1 -2 years. These stations will be equipped with 10 individual charging slots (for up to 10 users simultaneously), and the slots will contain multiple charging tips such as mini and micro USBs which will fit most mobile phones and tablets, and a blank USB port for users to insert their own chargers. Continue reading

BlackBerry To Reduce New Device Portfolio to One or Two

Yesterday, BlackBerry hosted the BlackBerry Security Conference. Fox Business managed to score an interview with BlackBerry CEO John Chen on how the AtHoc acquisition is making BlackBerry more secure, the company’s outlook and jobs. In this interview, he also mentioned how he is streamlining BlackBerry, including reducing the hardware portfolio. Continue reading

Cobalt Blue BlackBerry Classic is Now Available In Hong Kong

BlackBerry today announced that the cobalt blue-coloured BlackBerry Classic smartphone is now available in Hong Kong. The cobalt blue variant is available now through select carriers and partners there. With that, it marks the first sign that the cobalt blue is entering into the South East Asia market, and we could expect it here soon, if it is making its way here. Continue reading

BlackBerry Slider (a.k.a Venice) Pricing Released?

BlackBerry Slider Shown Off at MWC

A lot of us have been drooling over the BlackBerry Torch’s replacement – the BlackBerry Slider. With an estimated arrival being end of the year, sample prototypes are starting to be seeded to BlackBerry HQ’s around the world and India is no exception. Recently, the BlackBerry Slider has shown up in India’s import database, along with its expected value. Continue reading