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Digicel to Reimburse BlackBerry Users After Outage

Telecommunication company Digicel will be reimbursing its Jamaican customers for the outage in BlackBerry services experienced by thousands last week. Following on from BlackBerry manufacturer RIM’s announcement that BlackBerry customers will be able to avail of up to US$100 worth of premium BlackBerry apps in the coming weeks, Digicel announced that it will also reimburse those customers affected during last ...

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BlackBerry Outage Hits Jamaica

NEW YORK (AP) — Sporadic outages of BlackBerry messaging and email service spread to Jamaica, the U.S and Canada on Wednesday, as problems stretched into the third day for Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. In Jamaica, telecommunications company Digicel issued a statement apoligising for the outage. “Digicel is aware that some of its customers have been experiencing difficulties with ...

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iPhone 4S ‘Record-Breaking’ Pre-Order Sales Crossed 1 Million in 24 Hours

Apple. Inc launched its new “world phone” on Oct. 4 and has received more than a million pre-orders for the iPhone 4S. It crossed 1 million units in the first 24 hours of pre-order sales that started on Oct 7. The device will be available at all 245 Apple retail stores in the U.S., beginning at 8 a.m., local time, on ...

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Claro-Digicel Deal Faces Obstacles in South America

The owner of Claro’s operations in Jamaica, America Movil, could face a delay in its move to acquire Digicel in El Salvador. America Movil has been given a new condition which it must meet before it can proceed with the acquisition. El Salvador’s competition watchdog has instructed that the company must give up 20 megahertz of spectrum if its purchase ...

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US-Based Company to Test Solar Technology in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Department of Local Government, on October 7 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United States-based Green RG Management LLC (Green RG) for the company to test its solar technology in Jamaica. The tests, which will be carried out at certain local government facilities, and other public entities, are to determine the feasibility and suitability ...

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Apple – Introducing iPhone 4S

With the dual-core A5 chip, all-new 8-megapixel camera and optics, iOS 5, iCloud, and Siri, iPhone 4S is the most amazing iPhone yet. Price (USD): 16gb $199 | 32gb $299 | 64gb $399 Visit: http://www.apple.com/iphone/ Tech Specs: World phone UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA (850, 900, 1900, 2100 MHz); GSM/EDGE (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz) CDMA EV-DO Rev. A (800, 1900 MHz)4 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi ...

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Claro Dealers to Look Outisde of Jamaica for Answers

Claro dealers are expected to seek answers from the international operators of Claro regarding the status of the Digicel-Claro merger. Spokesperson for the Claro dealers, Yissi Geddes, said since August’s announcement of the approval, no more has been said on what will happen to the dealers when the merger is finalised. Geddes said the dealers have been trying to get ...

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Remembering Steve: A Message From Pods-Direct

From Pods-Direct (iPod.iPhone.iPad.Mac Repairs, Parts & Accessories.) We have lost a true pioneer, a great inventor, an extremely brilliant and creative genius, and a great inspiration to all, Steve Jobs. His amazing inventions, the iPod, the iPhone, the iPad and the Mac computer, are all still, and will always be the best technology products ever made. Steve Jobs literally impacted ...

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Reactions to Steve Jobs’ Death

The world is now reacting to the very sad news of Steve Jobs’ death. We are collecting the thoughts and condolences of people like Bill Gates, Larry Page, Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg, Sergey Brin and President Barack Obama himself. But perhaps the most important reaction—apart from his family—is Steve Wozniak’s. According to the LA Times, he was “overwhelmed and could ...

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Apple Founder Steve Jobs Is Dead

Steve Jobs is dead. The Apple chairman and former CEO who made personal computers, smartphones, tablets, and digital animation mass-market products passed away today. We’re going to miss him. Deeply, and personally. Steven P. Jobs passed away on October 5th, 2011 after a long struggle with pancreatic cancer. He was just 56 years old. We mourn his passing, and wish ...

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