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BlackBerry Passport review: For every benefit, there’s a compromise

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This isn’t a straight-forward review. If it was any other phone, I’d set it up, connect my usual accounts and go about my business of using it as much as possible, as with any review. However, and while this isn’t going to be a long moan about a lack of apps, I can’t do that with the Passport. Nor do I work for an organization tied to BlackBerry’s BES services either, so there’s no chance to test out things like BlackBerry Balance or corporate email; for all intents and purposes, I’m a pretty average consumer user in this scenario. That’s…

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Looks like there’s a prototype iPhone 6 on eBay

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The story goes like this: A Verizon customer was sent a prototype iPhone 6 when renewing their contract and instead of returning it, the owner has decided to sell it on eBay. The alleged prototype device is pictured in diagnostic mode and isn’t running the consumer release of iOS, instead offering Apple’s internal applications the company uses to test devices before release. The photos of this factory test mode match up with previously leaked prototype devices running earlier versions of the test software. Selling (and purchasing) prototype devices is sketchy legal ground and the seller seems well aware of this, saying that “Apple does NOT let…

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