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By Rene Ritchie on 20 May 2014 09:56 am EDT
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Vector is Mobile Nations technology news and analysis show featuring the biggest stories, the hottest trends, and the most interesting guests in the industry. On this week's show, Ben Bajarin of Techpinions talks with Rene about mergers, including the just-completed Microsoft and Nokia, the ongoing Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the just announced AT&T and DirectTV, and the rumored YouTube and Twitch and Apple and Beats deals.

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imraimy

Acquisition?

I kept reading to make sure it wasn't a clever pun.

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jope28

I think the tiny letters on CB10 Q10 app are due to the size of the image on the post. I think the phone tries to display the whole image and results in tiny text that is unreadable on Q10.

Q10SQN100-1/10.2.1.3175 CB10'n

Tim-ANC

Pretty small on Z10 too. I skipped reading it.

Bran Winterfell

Makes sense... at landscape mode the font size is still small, but much better readable (Z10)

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Rene Ritchie

I made the image smaller, did that help?

Bran Winterfell

Yes, it's now much better for me :-)

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tdyhedge

Yes! Thank you! I held off on installing the CB app on my old BBOS phones because I thought it was crap, and now this buffoonery for BB10. The websites, both desktop and mobile, look fantastic and I know the app will be fixed someday...but c'mon...CB is getting as bad as BBRY itself when it comes to keeping up with the times and fixing stuff...Android and iPhone come first just like the consumer base no doubt. It's driven to me to actually register to post, after quietly lurking over the past 9 or 10 years... Rant off... I'll go back to being quiet...

jope28

Yes!
That fixed it. I feel accomplished lol.
I have contributed to humanity ahahha.

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Prem WatsApp

That pixel size needs to be passed on to CB10 devs, so they can adjust for the app ( via user agent check).

Bug fixed! Now we know what's causing it.

"No Q10?" -> "Buy from Chen... "

Ragbert

Agreed. Once again, unreadably tiny text in CB10. But pretty picture...

Posted with my Q10, SQN100-2, 10.2.1.2947/2274 Radio

Halifax Guy

Could you use a smaller font please? I can almost read what you've written.

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Rene Ritchie

I know you guys are frustrated by the text size, but it's not something intentional. I have no control over it. Hopefully Adam can figure it out :)

Ragbert

But it's only your articles which have this problem, Rene, sorry to say. So it must be a function of your blogging software - are there no font-size or screen resolution settings in it?

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Rene Ritchie

We figured out the problem. I was including the HiDPI image in the posts. When I switched to standard def, it was fine. That's a quirk of CB. I'll let everyone know so they can fix it.

Sorry again, glad we figured it out!

jope28

We rock.

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MuzDownUnder

BlackBerry user for 10 years.

christoph77

Great stuff ;)

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christoph77

Good write-up

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