RIM Receives Approval from Visa for Mobile Payment Solution

WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Jan. 16, 2013) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that its Secure Element Manager (SEM) solution for NFC (Near Field Communication) mobile payments has been approved by Visa. RIM’s SEM is the backend solution for carriers that can securely manage credentials on SIM (subscriber identity module) cards installed in all […]

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Viber to Add Voice Calling in April to BlackBerry

  Mobile Link We have covered Viber on NerdBerry many times, but this is the first official word from them regarding voice calling being added to the application. Viber will be adding voice calling to their application in April! This is really interesting news since BBM 7 was released with voice calling. Hit the break […]

BlackBerry 10 Training Slideshow Gets Leaked

The reports of carrier training occurring are starting to pour in now.  We have already seen that Rogers has started their employee training, and now we have the entire slide show of the BlackBerry 10 training materials.  The majority of it is all stuff we knew about, but it is still worth a look.  Hit […]

Rogers Employees Start To Receive Their BlackBerry 10 Training

Rogers was the first Canadian carrier to announce their pre-orders for BlackBerry 10.  It now seems that they are possibly also the first to start their BlackBerry 10 employee training as evidence of this screenshot.

Official OS: BlackBerry Bold 9790, 9900 OS 7.1.0.794 from China Mobile Hong Kong Co. Ltd.

BlackBerry Handheld Software v7.1.0.2220 (Asia) Package Version: 7.1.0.2220 Consisting of: Applications: 7.1.0.794 Software Platform: 9.16.0.165 File name: 9790Asia_PBr7.1.0_rel2220_PL9.16.0.165_A7.1.0.794_China_Mobile_Hong_Kong_Co._Ltd.exe File size: 199.88MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.

Skype Icons Extracted from the last Dev Alpha Update!

I have been asked this question a lot since Research In Motion announced BlackBerry 10, will BlackBerry 10 support Skype? Well the answer could lay right in the last update for the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha… Nothing has been said officially, but from the icons that were extracted from the last Dev Alpha update the […]

BlackBerry Z10 Appears on Film Again

  Mobile Link Like I have been saying the leaks will continue all the way to launch! Here is a nice video walk-through of the Blackberry Z10 it shows off the device, the OS as well as native apps like the clock and BlackBerry Hub.

Leaked Screenshots Show BlackBerry 10 Maps

As we get closer to the launch of BlackBerry 10, we are starting to see more and more leaked images showing off the native applications baked in to the OS. We now have a nice spread of images showing off the native BlackBerry 10 Maps application! the images depict a older software version, one would […]

A look at the BlackBerry 10 Clock

Yesterday we had a nice look at Bedtime Mode on Blackberry 10, today we are taking a look at the Blackberry 10 clock. As you can see in the images below you have the regular clock (which we have seen before), The Stopwatch, World clock, and Timer. After seeing the Bedtime Mode clock on BlackBerry […]

Funny Guy Greg Kyte Camps Out for BlackBerry 10

Mobile Link If you are like me (a huge BlackBerry fan) then the thought of camping out for Research In Motion’s first BlackBerry 10 device has crossed your mind… That thought lasted for about 30 seconds and the reason for that is it is way too cold in Houston to be doing that. Now some […]

Virgin Mobile Canada Looking For People To Join Their BlackBerry 10 Testing Team

It’s that time again, Virgin Mobile Canada is “building an army of super-savvy Member phone lovers”. If you qualify then you will “get your hands on the re-invented BlackBerry first.” Virgin Mobile has done this many times before, getting specially picked people to test out the latest hottest phone.

BlackBerry Messenger v7.0.0.130 Now Available In the Beta Zone – Adds OS 5 Support

Research In Motion has released a new beta in the BlackBerry Beta Zone for BBM. This update to version 7.0.0.130 adds support for OS 5 devices. BBM 7.0 now gives you the freedom to chat with your friends the way you want. Seamlessly switch from a BBM conversation to a BBM Voice chat and talk […]

Leaked Image Shows BlackBerry 10 Voice Control -You can send messages, make calls, search and more!

A new image showing off BlackBerry 10 voice control shows us what you can do! As you can see from the image BlackBerry 10 voice control lets you send messages, make calls, search and a lot more! The image does resemble Apple’s Siri a tiny bit, but we can assume that the BlackBerry 10 voice […]

Enter to Win tickets to the BlackBerry 10 fan event in Johannesburg as Well as a BlackBerry 10 phone!

“Win one of 3 tickets for you and a friend to the BlackBerry Experience Fan Event in Joburg on Jan 30! bit.ly/TUGl2l — BlackBerry SA (@BlackBerry_ZA) January 14, 2013″ Just like the London and New York fan events you can now enter to win tickets to the fan event in Johannesburg, South Africa! Not only […]

Bell to Release the First BlackBerry 10 Smartphone on February 28th?!?!

According to a leaked screenshot from Best Buy Canada’s internal system Bell will be releasing the BlackBerry 10 smartphone on February 28 2013. We already know that Bell will be offering the BlackBerry 10 devices thanks in part to their pre-order page. As of today the only other carrier to have an sort of leaked […]

Koodo, WIND And Mobilicity All Join In On the BlackBerry 10 Action

We have seen all the major carriers, plus some regional carriers in Canada state that they will be carrying BlackBerry 10 when it is released.  Today the three smaller nationwide carriers have put their feet into the BlackBerry 10 ring.  Koodo, WIND and Mobilicity have all declared that BlackBerry 10 is “coming soon”.

Leaked T-Mobile Roadmap Shows Release Date For The “BlackBerry Lisbon”

For all you T-Mobile BlackBerry lovers out there, we have some news for you today.  A leaked T-Mobile roadmap has given us what looks to be the release date for the “Blackberry Lisbon” (better known as the BlackBerry Z10) on the network.  Now sadly that date is March 27th, as I am sure most of you […]

Vivek Bhardwaj talks Optimizing Social Content for Mobile at New Media Expo

Mobile Link During CES Research In Motion also took part in the New Media Expo (NMX) a conference hosted by BlogWorld. Vivek Bhardwaj talked about BlackBerry and mobile social content he also addressed how attendees are starting to recognize the need to design with mobile at top of mind.

RIM Updates BlackBerry 10 Native & WebWorks SDKs

Research In Motion has released an update to BlackBerry 10 Native & WebWorks SDKs this update follows the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha update from yesterday. The refreshed BlackBerry 10 Native & WebWorks SDKs improve performance and functionality.

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins: Cantech Letter’s 2012 TSX Executive of the Year

Research In Motion’s CEO, Thorsten Heinshas won Cantech Letter’s 2012 TSX Executive of the Year! We want to congratulate Mr. Heins for winning!! Check out Cantech Letter Awards: For the first ten months of his tenure, Heins endured more doubt and scrutiny and outright ridicule than any rookie CEO should have to suffer. Regardless, he […]