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BlackBerry Gets Wolfram|Alpha’s Answer Engine for BlackBerry 10 Voice Control

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Wolfram|Alpha is computational knowledge engine developed by Wolfram Research of Mathematica fame. The plan is for BlackBerry 10 users to do voice queries a-la Siri with answers provided by Wolfram Alpha’s incredible Answer Engine.
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Vox Mobile VoIP App Coming to BlackBerry 10

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Vox is a mobile VoIP client for Android that will soon break out to other mobile platforms including BlackBerry 10. Expected to launch at the end of 2013 it looks like BlackBerry 10′s VoIP, IM, and video conferencing options are becoming plentiful. Continue reading ‘Vox Mobile VoIP App Coming to BlackBerry 10′

BlackBerry Messenger 7 Receives Free WiFi Voice Calls for BBM Contacts

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BBM 7 launched with free BBM WiFi Voice Chat that allows users to call anyone on their BBM contacts list for free.

BBM Voice requires a WiFi connection for both parties a lot like the BlackBerry Playbook video chat. Users know which contacts are free to receive calls by way of active status icons. While engaged in a BBM Voice call, users can still navigate to other BBM conversations or do anything they wish short of making other voice calls.

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NTT Docomo Launches Real Time Voice Translation

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Japan’s largest carrier NTT Docomo is rolling out their real time voice translation system called Hanashite Hon’yaku. Able to translate between Japanese and English, Mandarin and Korean, the new system will be rolling out support for other languages later in the month.
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Free VVM Messenger Brings Voicemail Features to BlackBerry Messenger

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Karta Mobile has launched a free communications app that brings voicemail functionality to BBM. VVM Messenger allows users to send short recorded voice messages to each other through BBM. A great timesaver if you want to get your point across quickly without having to type out several paragraphs.
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BlackBerry Traffic 3.0 Appears in Beta Zone

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BlackBerry Traffic is a mapping and navigation app for BlackBerry that allows users to plan travel routes and determine estimated time of arrival. The updated app, currently in beta measures real-time traffic conditions to provide users with the best route to take with more accurate estimated time of arrival calculations.

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