BlackBerry scores its biggest BBM win yet

By on December 18, 2013 at 11:55 AM.

BlackBerry scores its biggest BBM win yet

Last month, BlackBerry inked a deal with several small-name Android vendors that would see BBM preloaded on select devices. And now, via CrackBerry, we learn that BlackBerry has scored its biggest win with BBM yet, as LG has agreed to preload the messaging service on its G Pro Lite budget smartphones. BBM’s success on the iOS App Store was immediate and noteworthy, but the app hasn’t yet caught fire on Google Play to quite the same degree. By preloading LG devices with BBM, BlackBerry has a chance to sway Android users its way before they even have to chance to discover the other popular chat apps on the market. The full press release follows below. More →

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LG G Pro Lite Announcement

LG G Pro Lite phablet made official, will debut this month

By on October 10, 2013 at 10:00 PM.

LG G Pro Lite phablet made official, will debut this month

LG officially announced the entry-level LG G Pro Lite on Thursday, confirming reports earlier this month that the company has been working on a budget phablet. The rumored specs appear to have been spot on, including the 5.5-inch, 960 x 540-pixel display, 1.0 GHz dual-core processor, 8-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage, microSD slot and Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. LG’s Stylus Pen will also be included in the box. More →

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