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Former BlackBerry and BlackBerryCool Editor Doug Soltys Talks IBM and Apple Deal

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Doug Soltys is the former Editor in Chief of BlackBerryCool as well as a former employee of BlackBerry as its Blog Manager. Today, he spoke on CBC’s The National to discuss the partnership between Apple and IBM.

It’s an interesting discussion as everyone wants to know how this partnership will affect BlackBerry. While Apple doesn’t have the ultra-high security needed for government and defense, those clients may pale in significance to the clients that IBM may lure to Apple with its enterprise app offerings. Also, it’s worth noting that IBM has 430,000 employees and Apple shipped 50x what BlackBerry shipped in Q4 2013. It’s an uphill battle for sure.

Here is a link to The National’s video on the IBM and Apple deal with Doug coming in at the end.

All Magmic Themes Now on Sale for $0.99 For Limited Time

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Magmic BlackBerry Themes

Magmic let us know that they’ve put all their themes on sale for $0.99 for a limited time. Magmic has a wide range of themes that cover even OS 7. Take the time to browse and see if there’s anything you like.

Check out all the BlackBerry themes from Magmic in BlackBerry World at this link.

More Cyber Monday Deals From Best Buy, Radio Shack, Costco and More

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While Black Friday/Cyber Monday has turned into a spectacle of greed and basically everything that sucks about humanity, there’s still awesome deals so just avoid the news and focus on what’s important: cheap toys. We’ve got a list of some of the Cyber Monday deals going on right now so give the list and scan and see if anything picks your fancy. Then, put on some body armor and head to your local retail outlet.
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Foursquare for BlackBerry Updated With Notification Tray and More

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Foursquare is still going strong and updating the BlackBerry client with more features to keep you coming back. The most recent update features a notification tray that notifies you of activity in the system that you may want to know about. The biggest selling point for foursquare is deals and it’s still going to be some time before you notice a decent amount of deals in small towns and cities.
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Push a Deal Launches Location-Based Deals Service in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal

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Push a Deal has launched a really cool new service that uses the location of your smartphone to push deals to your device when you enter a geo-fenced area. This is something that apps like Foursquare could really leverage because you only know about deals if you actively go looking for them. Pushing deals based on geo-fencing makes the most sense. More after the jump.
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MyDala Launches Group Buying App for India

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