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Blackberry Phones Are Coming Back In 2021, With 5G And Physical Keyboard
Tech

Blackberry Phones Are Coming Back In 2021, With 5G And Physical Keyboard

BlackBerry is all set to make a comeback to the smartphone market after almost a year of no activity from the company. The much desired return is courtesy of a Texas-based company named OnwardMobility that has experience in developing security solutions for government and enterprise customers. It was revealed that the new BlackBerry phone will be a 5G enabled smartphone - featuring a physical keyboard and include a list of enterprise-focussed security modules. The new development comes about six months after previous BlackBerry brand licensee TCL Communication announced that it would cease the sales of BlackBerry-branded devices starting August 31 which happens to be today. Today is the last day for BlackBerry fans to pick up TCL's BlackBerry Key2, however, TCL says it will continue ...
Blackberry Was A Bastard!! Do You Remember This Feature Back Then On Blackberry?
Entertainment

Blackberry Was A Bastard!! Do You Remember This Feature Back Then On Blackberry?

I love Technology related Throwback mehn ??? Who remember those days when Blackberry phone was the order of the day? If you no dey use Blackberry or BB aas it’s popularly called back then, you no get level ? Blackberry has a feature such that everyone on your BBM List/Contact will get to see the name of the song you are listening to or the name of the movie you are watching. Na from there I take know Plenty of my Friends & Family that are addicted to watching Porn – I even catch one of my School teacher back then self (The Man come like me all of a sudden when him know say I don know him secret). You remember this? ? Do you remember this? ??? If You Can Relate With This, Have You Say In The Comment Section Let’s hear from you all. Drop your comment. MEANWHILE T...
BBM is Shutting down for Consumers on May 31
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BBM is Shutting down for Consumers on May 31

The consumer-facing version of the BBM will be shutting down on May 31, 2019, as the end of the once esteemed messenger seems near. Emtek, the Indonesia-based company that partnered with BlackBerry in 2016, just announced the closure. Invented in 2005, BBM — an acronym for BlackBerry Messenger — grew quickly to become the world’s most popular phone-to-phone messaging service, in the early days of smartphones. It was popular as a safer alternative to text messages because of its robust encryption. But it was quickly eclipsed by services such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger and many others, as BlackBerry’s lost dominance in smartphones trickled down to BBM. As part of the deal, Emtek took over the running of the free consumer-oriented version of the service, while BlackBerry ...
BBM Consumer Service to Shut Down May 31st, 2019
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BBM Consumer Service to Shut Down May 31st, 2019

It might be time to move on from BBM. The consumer version of the BlackBerry Messenger will shut down on May 31. Emtek, the Indonesia-based company that partnered with BlackBerry in 2016, just announced the closure. It’s important to note, BBM will still exist and BlackBerry today revealed a plan to open its enterprise-version of BBM to general consumers. BlackBerry Thursday announced that it will be shutting down its BBM consumer service on 31 May 2019. “Today we’re announcing that we will be closing BBM consumer service on 31 May 2019,” BBM said in a blog post on its website. The proprietary mobile instant messenger and videotelephony application said it is shutting down because “users have moved on to other platforms, while new users proved difficult to sign on.” “Thou...
Bricklayer Jailed 5 Years For Assaulting a Commercial Sex Worker
Crime

Bricklayer Jailed 5 Years For Assaulting a Commercial Sex Worker

A bricklayer identified as Edet Imoh, has been sentenced to five years imprisonment for assaulting a commercial sex worker, Ejiro Umukoro in the Ikoyi area of Lagos, Punch Metro reports. The convict was sentenced after Justice Sybil Nwaka of the Special Offences Court in Lagos found him guilty of two counts of rape and theft The offences were said to contravene the provisions of Section 361 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015 (revised). The prosecutor, Mr B. T. Boye, had told the court that the convict committed the offence on March 11, 2017 around 1.30am on Awolowo Road, Ikoyi, Lagos. According to Boye, the convict met the complainant at Farm City, Lekki Phase 1, while he was having his lunch. He added that the complainant and the convict exchanged pleasantries and agr...
BlackBerry Sues Facebook Over Messaging Patents
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BlackBerry Sues Facebook Over Messaging Patents

BlackBerry on Tuesday filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Facebook and its WhatsApp and Instagram apps, arguing that they copied technology and features from BlackBerry Messenger. Litigation over patent infringement is part of BlackBerry Chief Executive John Chen’s strategy for making money for the company, which has lost market share in the smartphone market it once dominated. “Defendants created mobile messaging applications that co-opt BlackBerry’s innovations, using a number of the innovative security, user interface, and functionality enhancing features,” Canada-based BlackBerry said in a filing with a Los Angeles federal court. “Protecting shareholder assets and intellectual property is the job of every CEO,” BlackBerry spokeswoman Sarah McKinney said in an email. Ho...
WhatsApp To Drop BlackBerry OS, Windows Phone Support On December 31
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WhatsApp To Drop BlackBerry OS, Windows Phone Support On December 31

WhatsApp has detailed its plans for older mobile operating systems, with less than a week before the end of the year. The Facebook-owned app will end support for BlackBerry OS (including BlackBerry 10) and Windows Phone 8.0 (and older) on December 31, 2017. The end of support doesn’t mean WhatsApp will no longer function on these platforms. That said, you will no longer be able to create new accounts or re-verify existing accounts. Furthermore, WhatsApp warns: “Because we will no longer actively develop for these platforms, some features may stop functioning at any time.” WhatsApp offers the following advice for owners of these older devices: These platforms don’t offer the kind of capabilities we need to expand our app’s features in the future. If you use one of these affected mo...
Police In Katsina Nab Alleged Serial Killer, Others
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Police In Katsina Nab Alleged Serial Killer, Others

The Katsina State Police Command on Wednesday said it had arrested an alleged wanted notorious serial killer, Basiru Barau, aka Gojen-Mallam. Barau, 25, was said to be a resident of the Tudun Wada area, Funtua, Katsina State. The command’s spokesman, DSP Gambo Isah, who confirmed the arrest, said no fewer than three murder cases had been traced to Barau. A statement by Isah read, “The Katsina State Police Command wishes to inform the general public that it has succeeded in arresting a wanted notorious serial killer, Basiru Barau, alias Gojen-Mallam, of the Tudun Wada area of Funtua, Katsina State. “The suspect is a notorious member of an unlawful society of social miscreants otherwise known as Kauraye. He had been declared wanted by the command in connection with three homicide...
Phone Specification: Blackberry Releases The First DUAL-SIM Smartphone
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Phone Specification: Blackberry Releases The First DUAL-SIM Smartphone

Ever imagine of seeing a phone branded Blackberry with dual sim feature? Now it’s available but not yet worldwide. The first DUAL-SIM BlackBerry SIM has been produced by a company officially authorized by Blackberry Inc. to make, market and sell Blackberry branded devices in Indonesia. The Blackberry phone is named Aurora, it is also the first BlackBerry-branded smartphone ever produced in Indonesia. See the full specifications in the table below. BlackBerry Aurora Specification Network GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 4G: FDD-LTE 1(2100) / 2(1900) / 3(1800) / 4(1700/2100) / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 12 / 17/ 19(800) / 20(800) / 28(700) / 29/ 30 Dual Micro SIM Software (OS)/Skin Android OS 7.0 Nougat/ BB Security + BB Hub Dimensions: 152 ...
My Brother Blocked Me On Whatsapp
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My Brother Blocked Me On Whatsapp

My brother blocked me on WhatsApp just because i asked him to send me money jockingly (because i know he would never send it) .I've never disturb him with anything before or have any quarrel with him. He is living abroad and he has never send me money or anything before.He always ignored my messages on bbm, whatsapp and facebook. So I asked him money jokingly today, then He replied with just 'lol' then blocked me afterward. Like i have nothing to offer like i can't add any value to his life. Though he is an half-brother, same father different mother. After he blocked me i feel very sad, like i am nobody. I can't keep it to myself anymore so i decided to share it on social media.
Robbers, Female Armourer Held In Abia
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Robbers, Female Armourer Held In Abia

Police in Abia State have arrested three suspected armed robbers, Chinedu Nwachukwu (gang member) Michael Ukpai (criminal receiver) and Ngozi Emmanuel (a female amourer). Parading the suspects, among others arrested for various offences, the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Leye Oyebade, said on February 2, “about 2030hrs, a report was received from the duo of Onyebuchi John and Joy Igwe, both of 35 Ibenekwu Street and 64 Emonye Street all in Aba respectively, that they were attacked in their residence by a gang of three armed men”. Oyebade added that the hoodlums made away with the GSM phones of their victims and other valuables after shooting them in the legs. He said: “The prompt response of Ndiegoro police to the scene led to the arrest of one of the hoodlums, Uche Echela, with ...
Anti-Corruption Mobile App For Whistle Blowing Launched By FG
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Anti-Corruption Mobile App For Whistle Blowing Launched By FG

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has launched a mobile application that will aid anonymous whistle blowing for corrupt practices happening both within government agencies and parastatal as well as the private sectors. The chairman of the commission, Ekpo Nta launched the App in Abuja on February 13, 2017. The App called ‘Wahala Dey’ is available on android mobiles, blackberry mobiles and windows mobiles and can be downloaded at no cost to users. Nta while addressing newsmen shortly before the launch stated that criminal activities can only thrive when an opportunity to act is provided. He added that the commission will take proactive measures to block leakages in public and private sectors through which corrupt practices can be perpetu...
One-Chance Robber Arrested In Lagos With Phones And Cash
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One-Chance Robber Arrested In Lagos With Phones And Cash

Ajibola Alao, 29, a member of a one-chance gang arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of the Lagos State Police Command, has disclosed that his failure to heed his late mother’s advice not to steal other peoples’ sweat caused his arrest. Alao was chased and arrested on Thursday afternoon during one of his routine operations in Oshodi after dispossessing their lone passenger of his two phones and the sum of N60,000:00. The suspect, in company of the driver and conductor of their operational bus, a Volkswagen Transporter, with registration number, APP 820 XE, had picked up their passenger, Asotie Benedict, at Ladipo with agreed plan to drop him at Oshodi Under Bridge. But instead, Alao and his accomplices, armed with an alternative plan did not stop at Oshodi Unde...
Whatsapp To Introduce ‘live Location Tracking’ In Real Time
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Whatsapp To Introduce ‘live Location Tracking’ In Real Time

After unleashing untimely deadly blow on all blackberry users weeks ago, the Instant messaging app WhatsApp is working on a feature you’ll love, that will track the live location of members, allowing users to track the whereabouts of their friends in real time. If you can still remember, In December last year, WhatsApp added the features to revoke and edit the sent messages in a beta version testing. The feature is currently available in WhatsApp beta for the iOS 2.17.1.869 but not available on the normal platform. The “Live Location Tracking” is a new feature already introduced to some beta tester but will soon be roll out to both Android and iOS platform According to info, the features will work on WhatsApp beta version 2.17.3.28 for iOS, 2.16.399+ on Android and will be disable...
Six App Settings That Consume Your Mobile Data And Solutions To Them
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Six App Settings That Consume Your Mobile Data And Solutions To Them

Six App Settings That Always Swallow up Your Mobile data Most PC and smart phone users (android,phone,ipad,BB e.t.c) do subscribe for data that will enable them to browse the internet and make use of series of apps on their mobile phones and Computers. But even after using their money to subscribe for either daily, weekly or monthly packages you still find it difficult to use it till the day it will expire even if you are not downloading or watching YouTube and so on. Sometimes u receive a message from your network provider saying “Dear customer you have exhausted your data bundle bla bla bla.…” which makes you surprise and at the same time annoyed. The truth is that most app are tricky, they contains some cunning features that goes secretly to consume all your data without yo...
We Transfer Victims’ Funds With Their Phones ­—suspect
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We Transfer Victims’ Funds With Their Phones ­—suspect

A suspected, David Lucky, who is one of the three persons arrested by the operatives of Edo State Police Command, has opened up on how he and members of his gang transferred money from their victims’ accounts to their own accounts, using their victims’ phones. Lucky told Southern City News that the sum N210, 000 was transferred from the accounts of three of their victims on the eve of the New Year through the code of a popular commercial bank. He said, “We transferred money from people’s account. We used to work for a telecoms company. When we see people with big phones, we told them that they could watch satellite TV stations on their phones. We also offered to help them with their subscription. “Through that process, we also transferred money from people’s accounts. We transferr...
Teenage Robbers Confesses -‘We Survive By Stealing Phones And Robbing People In Oshodi’
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Teenage Robbers Confesses -‘We Survive By Stealing Phones And Robbing People In Oshodi’

The suspect, Yusuph Ahmed, 19, from Offa, Kwara State, said this to interrogators at the RRS headquarters in Alausa, Ikeja, on Friday afternoon. Ahmed, who was arrested in Oshodi on Friday after dispossessing a passenger of his phone, stated that he along with other teenagers sleep in Oshodi under bridge and that it is from there they eke out a living by stealing phones and robbing passers-by of their valuables. The arrested suspect, who had been sleeping under Oshodi Bridge since he was 13, stressed that even though he does not follow those who rob amongst them out all the time, he knows all of them. He narrated that “I sleep in Oshodi Under Bridge. We are over 60 teenagers sleeping there. The adults sleep in Ori – Pako. I was 13 years old when I started sleeping there. I keep my...

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