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The BlackBerry KEY² will launch in South Korea next week, and CJ Hello, the exclusive distributor of the BlackBerry KEY² in the country, has today opened pre-orders for the physical keyboard device.
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Apple has released iOS 11.4.1 bringing USB Restricted Mode, first introduced in the current iOS 12 beta, and some bug fixes. USB Restricted Mode is designed to make your iPhone and iPad immune to certain hacking techniques used by law enforcement or other potentially malicious entities to gain access to an iOS device.
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Apple has released the second iOS 12 public beta, a week and a half after the first public beta was released. Members of Apple's Beta Software Program can download the previews now and register devices now. If you have already installed iOS 12 public beta, then you can simply update using your iPhone in the normal manner.
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The BlackBerry KEY² will launch in Malaysia on Tuesday, July 10 2018 at 10.30 am. BlackBerry Mobile has today sent out media invites to the launch, which doesn't contain details on the models being released or the prices.
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Google has released the July 2018 Android Security Bulletin. Partners have had access to the warnings in this month's bulletin for at least a month. The July bulletin has two security patch levels to provide Android partners with the flexibility to more quickly fix a subset of vulnerabilities that are similar across all Android devices.
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The BlackBerry KEY² is now available to buy in the UK from Selfridges Manchester, Birmingham and Oxford street London stores for £579 in black and silver. The BlackBerry KEY² will be available from other retailers starting June 29, and from Vodafone later in July.
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Apple has released the first iOS 12 public beta. Members of Apple's Beta Software Program can download the previews now and register devices now. There are loads of new features in iOS 12 that won't be officially available until September.
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TCL has announced that the BlackBerry KEY² will be available to pre-order in the United States from June 29, with devices available from July 13. BlackBerry KEY² will be available carrier unlocked in both Silver and Black color variants optimized for GSM carrier networks such as AT&T and T-Mobile starting at $649.99 USD.
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TCL has announced that the BlackBerry KEY² will be available to pre-order in Canada from tomorrow (June 21), with devices available from July 6. The BlackBerry KEY2 in Silver will be available carrier unlocked at Amazon.ca, BestBuy.ca, Walmart.ca, Staples.ca, Blueshop.ca and Visions.ca in July starting at $829.99 CAD outright.
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TCL launched the BlackBerry KEY2 last week, packing a number of features that are firsts for any BlackBerry smartphone. While the 64Gb models were quickly available for pre-ordering, the 128Gb model is now available to pre-order in China.
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BlackBerry has today rolled out the June 2018 Android Security update to BlackBerry-branded Android devices. The Android Security Bulletin contains details of security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices. The Android Security Bulletin contains details of security vulnerabilities affecting Android devices. BlackBerry releases security bulletins to notify users of its Android smartphones about available security fixes.
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Google has expanded the Android Enterprise Recommended program to 39 devices, adding new devices from Sony, Huawei, Motorola, Nokia and BlackBerry. Google announced the Android Enterprise Recommended program back in February, designed to help enterprises find the best enterprise devices and services Android has to offer.
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TCL launched the BlackBerry KEY2 Thursday, packing a number of features that are firsts for any BlackBerry smartphone. The device is now available to pre-order from our store, with a delivery date of June 27, 2018. Currently available to pre-order is the Black and Silver 64GB models. At this point in time, we have no date for when the Black 128GB model will be available.
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TCL launched the BlackBerry KEY2 yesterday at events in New York and China, featuring an iconic BlackBerry physical keyboard and a lot of upgrades from the BlackBerry KEYone. Users in the UAE wanting the Android-powered device with a physical keyboard, will be pleased to know that the device will begin shipping in the UAE later this month for 2,399 AED.
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TCL launched the BlackBerry KEY2 yesterday at events in New York and China, featuring an iconic BlackBerry physical keyboard and a lot of upgrades from the BlackBerry KEYone. The mid-range device is now available to pre-order in the UK from Selfridges for £579 ($649 USD / €649 EUR / / $829 CAD) and at the time of publishing, we are unaware if this is for an exclusive period or not. Pre-orders are available until June 27.
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TCL today launched the BlackBerry KEY2. Featuring an iconic BlackBerry physical keyboard and loaded with BlackBerry's best security and privacy enhancements, this all-new BlackBerry smartphone packs a number of features that are firsts for any BlackBerry smartphone.
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Planet Computers today announced eSIM capability on the Gemini PDA – making it one of the first consumer electronics devices to fully incorporate the technology. Gemini PDA will feature an embedded SIM (eSIM) chip, developed by German technology company Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) Mobile Security, alongside its physical micro-SIM slot.
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Google has released the June 2018 Android Security Bulletin. Partners have had access to the warnings in this month's bulletin for at least a month or so. The June bulletin has two security patch levels .
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Apple today announced new tools built into iOS 12 to help customers understand and take control of the time they spend interacting with their iOS devices.