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Jolla smartphone to launch in Finland on November 27

Smartphone users in Finland will soon have a new device to choose from once Jolla, a company born from Nokia's abandoned projects and employees, releases its first smartphone in two weeks' time. While the device runs its own mobile platform, called Sailfish OS, it might be interesting even to Android users on both a hardware and software perspective.

WhatsApp unveils push-to-talk voice messaging

The market for free text messaging apps and services is getting a bit crowded, especially with Asian players WeChat and LINE coming into the global scene. Companies are scrambling to stand out from the competition, like TextNow who just today announced their tiered budget phone plans. Another leading contender in this race is WeChat, who also revealed an addition to its services.

Spotify Browse playlist feature coming to Android

When your own playlists just aren't enough. That is exactly the situation for which Spotify's new recommendation system, called Browse, is designed to address. Whatever your mood, whatever the time, whatever your situation, Browse will have the right playlist for you.

Samsung and Facebook talks reveal little

Mark Zuckerberg is an interesting fellow. If he's not living on what he catches, or scouting the world for new talent, then he's heading out to South Korea to talk to Samsung execs about finding ways to better promote Facebook through their product portfolio. Sadly for us, not many details can be made, but we can make some educated guesses as to why he's there in the first place.

Minuum Keyboard ready for beta testing – aims to change how we type

QWERTY has been around, and basked in relative comfort, since 1873, when Remington first trademarked it for use on their typewriters. We're pretty sure no one has really had a problem with it, even in touchscreen form... no one that is, except for Minuum. Their goal? They're aiming to "re-revolutionize" the way we type.

Skype video message service launched for all

Skype is world renowned for offering a messaging service that allows you to not only call someone (basically replacing the home phone) through your computer, but also to video call them as well. The best part about Skype is that it also does this through mobile format as well. So when we heard that Skype had launched a "Video Message" service, we were intrigued, and wanted to know, what is it?
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