Smartbox by Inbox: the mailbox of tomorrow, today

Mail is a wondrous thing. From the early days of the homing pigeon to the herculean efforts of the Pony Express, mail has connected us for generations. The advent of email brought the world even closer together. And yet, despite this leap forward, physical mail still just sits there. In a box. All day.

So today we’re excited to introduce Smartbox—a better, smarter mailbox that fuses physical mail with everything you love about the electronic kind:

The BlackBerry Passport Bailed out this Tech Journalist when his iPhone 6 Failed Him

The BlackBerry Passport has been proving itself to be beyond reliable, as users the world over have been discovering – from the regional IT manager who needed to conduct critical business on a business trip to the travelling exec of manufacturing company who now leaves his laptop at home.

Power Great Gaming with New Analytics from Play Games

By Ben Frenkel, Google Play Games team

A few weeks ago at the Game Developers Conference (GDC), we announced Play Games Player Analytics, a new set of free reports to help you manage your games business and understand in-game player behavior. Today, we’re excited to make these new tools available to you in the Google Play Developer Console.

Flex System Enables ULSS 20 Verona to Improve Quality of Care and Prevent a Zombie Apocalypse

In Verona, Italy, Unità Locale Socio Sanitaria 20 Verona (ULSS 20 Verona) is a public healthcare provider serving 36 municipalities and nearly half a million people. ULSS 20 Verona needed a system that could handle almost 300 medical queries an hour, and not go down. Their existing system was not meeting their needs, and was a complex collection of servers, operating systems and applications. They also needed a solution to digitize medical records to meet a government requirement by 2015.