TechRap: BlackBerry makes a comeback

Twitter launches a mobile video-sharing service -- will it be the Instagram of videos? We play around with the videoke app that will bring out the star in all of us; and we take a look at all the big announcements from the BlackBerry OS 10 launch event - a new name, a new celebrity creative director, and two new smartphones.

Michael Josh Villanueva
Published 8:46 AM, February 03, 2013
Updated 8:46 AM, February 03, 2013

MANILA, Philippines - On Episode 15 of TechRap, Twitter launches a mobile video-sharing service -- will it be the Instagram of videos? We play around with the videoke app that will bring out the star in all of us; and we take a look at all the big announcements from the BlackBerry OS 10 launch event - a new name, a new celebrity creative director, and two new smartphones.

HEADLINES:

  • RIM becomes BlackBerry, Alicia Keys appointed Global Creative Director
  • Twitter launches video sharing app Vine
  • Microsoft launches Office 2013
  • Apple releases 128GB 4th Gen iPad with Retina display
  • Samsung announces mid-range Galaxy Express smartphone
  • Facebook's mobile users overtake daily active users

APP OF THE WEEK:

StarMaker for iOS

FEATURE:

BlackBerry 10 OS highlights
BlackBerry Z10 & BlackBery Q10 preview

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Episode 14: Samsung Galaxy Camera, the Android digicam

Episode 13: Facebook Graph Search Demo & Nexus 4 Review

Episode 12: The Best of CES 2013

Episode 11: iPhone 6 & Samsung Galaxy S4 rumors

Episode 10: Top 10 Tech Stories of 2012

Episode 9: The Best Social Media Moments of 2012

Episode 8: Photo App War Chronicles

Episode 7: Globe, Smart LTE shootout

Episode 6: Nokia's Lumia 920 and the best e-book reader yet

Episode 5: Nintendo Wii U and Windows 8 laptops for any budget

Episode 4: New Blackberry phones & Israel-Palestine Twitter war

Episode 3: Dragon Baby's secrets & iPad mini unboxed

Episode 2: New Windows Phone 8, old skeuomorphic iOS

Episode 1: Bad Piggies meet the Galaxy Note 2

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