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Marshmallow OS Update Starts To Land For BlackBerry Priv!

After a rather short beta stint, BlackBerry today has announced the availability of the Android Marshmallow update (Android M) for the BlackBerry Priv device. The update will roll out in stages and will see full rollout as well as its arrival for local sets starting from May 3. For those whom have purchased from us for the US sets, the update should start rolling out tonight. Continue reading

Review: Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II microSD (64GB)

Lexar Professional 1000x MicroSDXC (64GB) Retail Front

Keeping in line with cutting edge, Lexar released their first UHS-II capable microSD card, that allows them to use an additional lane of connection pins to achieve faster speeds. This is one of the first few microSD’s sporting this additional set of pins, and whilst there are relatively little devices that are capable of using this just yet, Lexar also included a set of UHS-II capable microSD card reader that runs on USB 3.0. So just how much faster can this card go? Let us find out! Continue reading

BlackBerry Priv Marshmallow Beta To Start Rolling Out Shortly

BlackBerry announced that they were opening up the Beta for BlackBerry Priv Marshmallow update (beta) last week and opened the doors for registration. Now, they have confirmed in the Beta Zone that the beta OS will start rolling out to the first wave of registered testers later today (or tomorrow morning in our time) if you have registered successfully for the first wave. In addition, the OTA update requires you to have other functions turned on. Continue reading

Review: Kingston Class 10 UHS-I (64GB) microSDXC Card [SDC10G2]

Kingston SDC10G2 microSDXC Retail Packaging

Card manufacturers are always improving their line up of memory cards and we have seen that from SanDisk, whom have kept their card brand/series constant whilst refreshing and improving on it. Now Kingston is on it too, with their latest microSD refresh for their standard card line up. In this case, they now have omitted the maximum write speed, but rather, only highlighting its maximum read speed. Continue reading

Want Marshmallow on BlackBerry Priv First? Join The Beta!

Earlier over the weekend, we mentioned about the BlackBerry Priv is expected to get the Marshmallow OS update real soon. Now, for those who are very eager and want to test it – albeit some bugs, BlackBerry is giving you the chance by letting you opt in on a beta program. In fact, apart from getting a taste of Marshmallow OS first, you will get access to security patches – even before it is rolled out in the official patches! Continue reading

BlackBerry Priv April Update Rolling Out

The April security patch for the BlackBerry Priv is now available to download OTA from BlackBerry. The update, which weighs in around 20.9MB, brings some further security enhancements to the phone. As this is just being rolled out, change log is not yet readily available.
Update: It seems like this is the same version BlackBerry pushed out in the US last week to patch a rooting vulnerability, so the patch has just reached our shores!
Update 2: Changelog is now available! Continue reading

Review: Memorette (memento) EXpert (128GB) microSDXC Card

Memento EXpert 128GB microSD Retail Packaging Front

Memorette, was one of the first card manufacturers that we reviewed on, back in 2014. Well, now that they have come out with the 128GB series for their EXpert line, let us see how well this is worth. It is also worth noting that, at this point of time, it is literally one of the cheapest, if not cheapest, 128GB microSD available. Continue reading