Archives for May 2012

Canadian Government will not bail out RIM if needed, according to Finance Minister Jim Flaherty

After the press release that RIM CEO Thorsten Heins released yesterday, many an analyst have declared that RIM may be in need of a government bail-out if things get worse.  In response to such claims the Federal Minster of Finance, Jim Flaherty, has publicly stated today the Tory (Conservative) government has no intention of offering […]

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Union releases Rope Rescue for the BlackBerry PlayBook, Physics have never been so fun!

If you are looking for a game that looks good and will also make you think a little, then Rope Rescue for the BlackBerry PlayBook is the game for you.  The latest compilation from Union brings a new and fun way to take some physics problems in a game that everyone can have fun with. […]

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RIM updates their bbUI.js HTML5 Framework to v0.9.2

For any BlackBerry developers out there this is some important news.  RIM has updated their User Interface Framework for HTML5 WebWorks, bbUI.js, to v0.9.2 today.  The update brings along quite a few changes and additions that will help any BlackBerry devs to improve their apps that much more.  The most noticeable improvement in this version […]

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RIM wins court ruling for the BBM name

It was a few months ago that a Toronto based broadcast company, BBM Canada, launched a lawsuit for the BBM trademark rights.  Now of course this was something that we were worried about RIM not winning.  If RIM had lost, their goldmine that is BBM would lose its name that is known throughout the mobile […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1.0 Beta Has Been Released!

As promised RIM has released the Blackberry PlayBook OS 2.1 Beta for developers! Here is what they had to say: Today we are releasing a beta of BlackBerry® Tablet OS 2.1.0 for developers to test their applications with. Developers can test using devices or a simulator, and there are some items that I think will […]

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Free Calls to BlackBerry Users via Tata DoCoMo

Research in Motion has tied up with Tata DoCoMo in India bringing the plan that the carrier will provide post-paid subscribers using BlackBerry Curve 9320 a 10GB data plan and 600 minutes of free calling. These services are worth Rs 1,080 per month, thus recovering the costs of buying the BlackBerry in 15 months. While […]

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Opera Mini Browser for BlackBerry Gets Updated to Opera Mini 7

Mobile Link Opera has pushed out an update to their popular smartphone browser to Opera Mini 7. Opera Mini 7 offers some very cool built in features like  Facebook and Twitter feeds summary page called Smart Page. “We want you to have the best Internet experience available – regardless of what phone you are using. […]

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Porsche Design BlackBerry P’9981 Smartphone launches in Singapore

Engineered Luxury Meets Powered Performance Singapore/Stuttgart – Porsche Design and Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today launched the elite new Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry® in Singapore. Instantly identifiable as a Porsche Design product, the exclusive material choices for this unique smartphone include a forged stainless steel frame, hand-wrapped leather back cover, […]

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CHARGE ANYWHERE MOBILE PAYMENT TECHNOLOGY TO BE DISTRIBUTED IN CENTRAL AMERICA

 CHARGE Anywhere, LLC and VM&A have signed a partnership agreement to promote CHARGE Anywhere’s award-wining payment application and payment gateway in Central America. May 31, 2012 (South Plainfield, NJ) – CHARGE Anywhere® a leading developer and provider of award-winning, secure mobile payment applications and payment gateway solutions, announced today the signing of a partnership program […]

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RIM opens BlackBerry apps lab at the University of Pretoria

Pretoria, South Africa – Pretoria, South Africa – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM), the maker of BlackBerry® smartphones and BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablets, and the University of Pretoria today announced the opening of the BlackBerry apps lab at the University of Pretoria, a BlackBerry Authorised Academic Centre. The BlackBerry apps lab aims to […]

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Doodle Blast for PlayBook Gets Updated to v3.0.3

Doodle Blast for the BlackBerry PlayBook has been updated to v3.0.3 in App World. Have blasts of fun while solving these physics puzzles. Guide the Scribbles by drawing lines and using the limited ink that you have. Use it wisely.

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ScoreMobile for PlayBook Gets a Small Bump to v1.5.3

ScoreMobile for PlayBook was recently update to v1.5.2, today the application has received another small update to v1.5.3. At this time there is no change log available to us. We can only assume that this update being so small is just for bug fixes at this time.

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Word Craze Game, Free To Download, Appeals To Scrabble And Crossword Lovers

SRID Games has put out a different kind of word game. This version has you playing with only 5 letters and you have to form a word with them in a limited amount of time. Once you get your score, you can challenge your friends on BBM to beat it.

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Scribble Worm – Drawing Puzzles Game For The Playbook

Scribble Worm lets you draw the worms in a notebook like setting and they start to move. There are obstacles to avoid and 48 levels to get through. Watch the video to see the game in action. hit the break for a video preview

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WordPress for BlackBerry v1.6 Now Out of Beta and in App World!

WordPress for BlackBerry v1.6 has been released to the masses in App World. Version 1.6 has been in a public beta for sometime now, As of right now  the Automattic teamhave not posted an official announcement on their blog as of yet. Hit the break to see the change log.

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BlackBerry 10 Caught on Camera?!?! (It’s Only a Theme)

Mobile Link ***Update*** This video is a theme based on BlackBerry 10. (Thanks to Bla1ze for letting us know) Well here is a great video that hightlights some of the BlackBerry 10 UI. The video was posted on YouTube by vas2781, there was no details on the video for some odd reason. Now we have […]

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ON SALE: BeReader – Google Reader Client for BlackBerry Only $2.99!!

Get BeReader for $2.99 while it is on Sale! We just received an email from Bellshare letting us know that BeReader for BlackBerry is on sale for ONLY $2.99! BeReader is a Google Reader client that allows you to read your Google Reader feeds on your BlackBerry everywhere you go, even when you do not […]

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FUZZengine – Wallpapers and More for the BlackBerry PlayBook

i-Mentalist.com has released FUZZengine in App World. FUZZengine is a free wallpaper application that let you use video wallpaper loops, add image wallpapers or add new sounds to your native or third-party applications. Now some of the items inside the application are free while others are paid add-ons.

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BlackBerry Curve 9310/9320 Stops By the FCC

The BlackBerry Curve 9310/9320 has stopped by the FCC for inspection. We already know that the BlackBerry Curve 9320 and BlackBerry Curve 9220 has been released in India, and apparently it may be on the way to the US. The BlackBerry Curve 9310/9320 carry FCC IDs L6AREY20CW and L6ARFD30CW.

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Official OS: BlackBerry Bold 9930 OS 7.1.0.267 from Verizon

Verizon customers will be happy to know that there is a new official OS being pushed out to the BlackBerry Bold 9930, OS 7.1.267. You can check for the OS update by going to Options>Device>Software Updates or by plugging your Bold 9930 in to a PC and us desktop manager to check for updates.

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