The Preventative Maintenance You Need to Do On Your Car (and When)

Regular preventative maintenance is probably the single thing you can do as a car owner to keep your ride happy and save money on repairs in the future. However, not everyone agrees on what preventative maintenance is, what you should do and when you should do it.

via Pocket http://lifehacker.com/the-preventative-maintenance-you-need-to-do-on-your-car-1394196018

BlackBerry Never Had a Chance: Mobile Innovation Is Over

The BlackBerry is all but dead. On Monday, the Canadian smartphone maker told the world it will finally take itself private, which barely registers as news. The most surprising thing is that the company held on so long.

via Pocket http://www.wired.com/business/2013/09/blackberry-mobile-stagnation/

Follow buttons everywhere

It’s fascinating to see patterns appear on the web, and to see how quickly they propagate. You probably remember the clickable-top-left logo (link to the home), the navigation footer with deep links, the tag clouds (these seem to have declined quickly though), or, the most recent #hashtags.

via Pocket http://julien.svbtle.com/follow-buttons-everywhere

BlackBerry unloading corporate jets in addition to 4,700 employees

Two months ago, ailing smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry (née RIM) chose to augment its duo of Dassault Falcon corporate jets with a Canadian-made Bombardier Global Express jet. According to the Wall Street Journal, such aircraft will sell (used) for between $25 million and $29 million.

via Pocket http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/09/blackberry-unloading-corporate-jets-in-addition-to-4700-employees/

Bring Mac’s Best Window Management Features To Windows

Bring Mac-style window management to Windows. If you’ve ever been jealous of features like Expose and Spaces, BetterDesktopTool is here to bring them to your PC. Linux and Mac users who switch to Windows tend to really miss their virtual desktops, and other unique ways of sorting your windows.

via Pocket http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/bring-macs-best-window-management-features-to-windows/

Meet Microsoft’s Surface 2 And Surface Pro 2

Today Microsoft took the wraps off its holiday hardware lineup, unveiling two new tablets, and a number of new and updated accessories. It’s a lot of information to process, so let’s go through each piece in order.

via Pocket http://techcrunch.com/2013/09/23/meet-microsofts-surface-2-surface-pro-2-new-touch-type-covers-and-more/

Blackberry Messenger for Android delayed

BBM is Blackberry’s most popular service, as many of our loyal Twitter followers have demonstrated over the weekend. According to USA Today, the launch of the official BBM app for Android has been placed on an indefinite hold.

via Pocket http://androidandme.com/2013/09/applications/blackberry-messenger-for-android-delayed/