Research and Markets: BlackBerry PlayBook Companion

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/53mqtz/blackberry_playboo) has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd’s new book “BlackBerry PlayBook Companion” to their offering. The ultimate full-color consumer guide to the fun and functional BlackBerry PlayBook BlackBerry’s entry into the tablet market adds a new dimension to the image of the BlackBerry as a tool primarily […]

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TELUS posts upcoming “Device OS Upgrades Schedule”, includes one BlackBerry

This morning TELUS has released their “Device OS Upgrade Schedule” that includes one BlackBerry in the list.  The timeframe on these updates will leave TELUS customers a little disheartened as the majority of the updates aren’t expected till mid summer.  The list is dated as May 3rd, so this is the latest schedule that TELUS […]

Angry Birds Seasons For PlayBook Updated to v2.3

Angry Birds Seasons for the BlackBerry PlayBook has been updated to v2.3. Angry Birds Seasons takes the captivating gameplay of the original to a whole new level! From Halloween to Chinese New Year, the birds are celebrating different festive seasons around the world! With more than 200 levels and regular free updates, these special episodes […]

Research In Motion Appoints New Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

Wireless Industry Veterans Kristian Tear and Frank Boulben to Join RIM Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced key additions to its executive leadership team with the hiring of Kristian Tear as Chief Operating Officer and Frank Boulben as Chief Marketing Officer. With deep experience in the mobile computing […]

RIM Gets Slapped With Another Patent Lawsuit – This Time it is Over Music Playlists

Well here we are the second week into the month of May and RIM has been hit with yet another patent lawsuit over music playlists. GigaOm was informed that a shell company, Point Ventures of Seattle has sued RIM for infringing on US Patent 7667123.

Fruit Slash for PlayBook Updated to v1.4.6

Fruit Slash for the BlackBerry PlayBook has received a small update to v1.4.6 in App World. Fruit Slash – slice your way to the top ranks of Juicy Ninjas! Beware of bombs, unlock hidden achievements! Fruit or berry – turn it into tiny pieces!

Touch Bowling for PlayBook Updated to v2.0

Touch Bowling for PlayBook has been updated to v2.0 in App World. This is a simple and fun bowling game. User can position the ball before rolling by tapping and holding anywhere on alley. To play game user should flick the balls towards pins.After the game is over total score and highest score is displayed. […]

Xploding Boxes for PlayBook Updated to v3.3

Xploding Boxes for the BlackBerry PlayBook has been updated to v3.3 in App World. Xploding Boxes is a strategy game where the intent is to start a chain reaction that will explode all of the boxes on the screen. Each level gives you a different number of clicks, and requires a different strategy to solve.

NodeBeat For The Playbook Gets Launched

NodeBeat is already on iOS and Android and is now available for the Playbook. You can make your own musical creations, with a colorful visualization and record the music you create. General Features: – Friendly, Intuitive and Easy to Use – Record and Save Creations – Drum and Octave Generators – Preset Layouts to Help […]

Videos:Porsche 911 with QNX, Citrix Receiver and SAP Dashboard

RIM had a Porsche 911 with QNX at Blackberry World this year. Morgan Parker of RIM Product Marketing and Jon Wong, Sr. Product Manager were there to talk about the Citrix Receiver and SAP Business Objects Dashboards which is on the built in Playbook mount. They even use a Porsche P’9981 as a remote control […]

Rogers customers reporting BlackBerry OS 7.1 starting to push out to the Bold 9900

While the BlackBerry 7.1 OS update is not listed on the RIM page yet for the Rogers Bold 9900, some customers are reporting seeing the update.  This is good news as Rogers 9900 owners have been a little in the dark wondering when the update was going to hit them.  Since the update is still […]

Manage Your PlayBook Apps From A Web Browser, With PlayBook App Manager

PlayBook App Manager is a new application management program for the PlayBook.  This application is completely web based and will replace a large amount of other applications.  Hit the break for more information.

RIM Announces May’s BlackBerry Fan of the Month – Congrads to @AllAboutMyBB

RIM has announce May’s BlackBerry Fan of the Month! We like to take a minute to congratulate Mark AKA @AllAboutMyBB for being the BlackBerry Fan of the Month! Nice job Mark keep up the great work and if you are interested in writing about BlackBerry news and more let us know by BBMing us! Our […]

ZXing and CppUnit Has Been Ported to BlackBerry 10

If you are a BlackBerry Developer you will be happy to know that ZXing and CppUnit both have been ported for BlackBerry 10! ZXing (pronounced “zebra crossing”) is an open-source, multi-format 1D/2D barcode image processing library implemented in Java, with ports to other languages. It decodes barcodes on the device without communicating with a server. ZXing […]

Blackberry Mobile Fusion, Now with Universal Device Management, for iOS and Android!

Blackberry Mobile Fusion is an enterprise centered product that allows mobile device management from a single interface, administrators can use common management tasks for the BlackBerry Device Services, to maintain several devices within a business network.

Creature Blocks Game Now Available for the Blackberry Playbook

The creatures are everywhere, surrounded by blocks, climbing walls and hanging upside down. Throw the ball to hit them, break the blocks, explode bombs, use teleporters and special powerups.

Leaked Slides: Show Blackberry 10 New Clock App!

Slides continue rolling in showing off more new features to come about in BlackBerry 10. This new slides off just how awesome the new Clock application will look on upcoming Blackberry 10 devices.

RIM Launches BlackBerry Screen Reader for Customers with Visual Impairments

Waterloo – – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today launched BlackBerry® Screen Reader, a free software application that helps customers who are blind or visually impaired operate their BlackBerry® smartphone. BlackBerry Screen Reader provides an audible output based on visual information displayed on a BlackBerry smartphone.  

Leaked Slides: BlackBerry 10 Native Twitter & Facebook Applications

Well the deep integration we all want is apparently coming in BlackBerry 10 along with what looks like an all white BlackBerry 10 device! The leaked slides show the Facebook and Twitter application running on the BlackBerry 10 device.

Screen Sharing Feature in BlackBerry 10 Leaks

Slides showing a new feature in BlackBerry 10 have recently leaked out. This new feature shows off Screen Sharing in BlackBerry 10! The Screen Sharing feature is said to allow you to show what is on your screen during a messaging of video call.