Proteg-GO Launches Guardian on the Go Mobile App and Service to Complement 911

New App and Contact Center Provides First Responders Location and Send Automatic Alerts to the User’s Friends, Family and Social Networks LAS VEGAS — Jan. 7, 2013 — Proteg-GO today launched “Guardian on the Go,” a smartphone app automatically supplying 911 emergency services with the locations of users in distress, even when someone is unable to verbally […]

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QNX Announces New In-Car Speech Recognition Framework to Understand a Speaker’s Intent

New intent framework to bring power of AT&T Watson(SM) speech recognition engine to wider variety of in-car systems and applications OTTAWA, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Jan. 7, 2013) – QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for in-car electronics, has announced a powerful new framework that will allow speech recognition systems in cars to […]

VCOER Working On More BlackBerry 10 Cases

It looks like Hong Kong case maker VCOER is truly dedicated to BlackBerry 10. They are working on even more designs for their BlackBerry Z10 case lineup.  The cases are said to be made of high quality materials, so these don’t sound like cheap plastic shells to us.  According to rumors, VCOER plans on having […]

Canada’s First NFC Enabled Magazine Ad From Rogers And BlackBerry

When NFC first started to make its way into our phones there were a lot of critics that just didn’t see the point.  Sure there is mobile payment solutions, but there is a large infrastructure that needs to be put into place before that becomes a full-scale solution.  Well Rogers and BlackBerry have gone another route […]

RIM Starts Outsourcing IT Service Desk As Part Of $1 Billion Cost Cutting

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins made it clear that RIM was going to cutting back and outsourcing some of their departments as part of the $1 billion in cost cutting that was needed.  RIM has continued along this path by starting to outsource their IT Service Desk, which will now be handled by NCR.

T-Mobile Austria Releases New Official OS 6.0.0.749 For The Bold 9700, Pearl 9105, Curve 9300 And Torch 9800

The folks over at T-Mobile Austria have released a plethora of new official builds of BlackBerry 6 for a variety of devices.  The version number is 6.0.0.749 for all the devices in question.  These new official build from T-Mobile Austria are available for the Bold 9700, Pearl 9105, Curve 9300 and the Torch 9800.  Hit […]

Google Maps for BlackBerry Once Again Available Ver. 4.5.3

Around December time it seemed that Google had pulled its support for Maps on BlackBerry devices. Recently Google Maps was spotted once again available for BB this time at a newer version 4.5.3. Nice to have official support of one of Googles best apps on BB. Maybe 75+ million users is a bit too much […]

RIM Announces January’s BlackBerry Fan of the Month – Congrats to @arisham2003!

RIM has announce January’s BlackBerry Fan of the Month! We like to take a minute to congratulate Arisham AKA @arisham2003 for being the BlackBerry Fan of the Month! Nice job Zalman keep up the great work and if you are interested in writing about BlackBerry news and more let us know by BBMing us! Our […]

Official OS: BlackBerry Bold 9780 6.0.0.749 From T-Mobile

T-Mobile did an update to the BlackBerry Bold 9780, which has OS 6. No available changelog. It looks like this may be for T-Mobile Austria only though I can’t confirm that.

[Updated With Workaround] BlackBerry Navigator Working on a AT&T Torch 9810

**Update** –  So the work around method we spoke of has been proven to work on multiple devices.  All you have to do is go into your Beta Zone profile and change your address to a valid UK address.  This method has proven to work on GSM devices from multiple countries around the world.  Now […]

BlackBerry 10 Smartphones Have An “Approx. Retail Value of $700 Cdn” According To Bell

If you dig within the terms and conditions of the Bell BlackBerry 10 contest we just told you about, you will find that Bell has given the BlackBerry 10 smartphones they are giving away an approx. retail value of $700 Cdn.  Now we need to remember that this is an approximate value, as I am […]

Bell Mobility Pre-Orders for BlackBerry 10 Goes Live – Includes Weekly Giveaway

Bell Mobility as joined other carriers that are offering pre-orders for the new BlackBerry 10 devices.  They have also decided to hold a weekly contest that will see some lucky Bell customers get a free BlackBerry 10 device, we assume the Z10.  The contest will end on January 30th, the same day as the worldwide […]

Images Show off BlackBerry Navigator in Action

Just yesterday Research In Motion released BlackBerry Navigator in BlackBerry Beta Zone. This particular application is currently only available for BlackBerry users in the UK… We now have some great screen captures of the BlackBerry Navigator application. There have been reports that people running OS .794 not being able to input their key code. If  […]

BlackBerry Music Mania Concert & Carnival Starts Ball Rolling for 2013

To bring in the New Year right thousands of BlackBerry fans attended the BlackBerry Music Mania Concert and Carnival in Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam. In concert to bring the year into a bang short of the BlackBerry 10 launch, was the popular Indonesia band, Sheila On 7! “We are very excited to be back here in […]

BlackBerry Born Again By Josef’s Coat Is Now Available for Download

It was about a week ago that the song BlackBerry Born Again by Josef’s Coat made its way into our computers via Youtube, but now you can download the MP3 directly. The reaction to the song was more than Josef’s Coat had originally thought, so they decided to make the MP3 available to everyone. So […]

RIM Announces The BlackBerry 10 Apps Challenge Contest In India

RIM has just announced anew contest or development of BlackBerry 10 apps in India.  This contest is being held by RIM and Devworx and it is aimed at letting developers show off their amazing BlackBerry 10 apps, and to get rewarded with some prizes as well.

Download #NoSleepTillBlackBerry10 MP3

Mobile Link TeamBlackBerry we know you all love the hot new song “No Sleep Till BlackBerry 10″ from Lil E @BTBREPRESENTA I have definitely been jamming it on my BlackBerry PlayBook, now you can download this awesome song to your favorite BlackBerry device! Hit the break to get the link #NoSleepTillBlackBerry10

Android Developers Get Ready To Port Your Apps, And Get Rewarded For Doing So

We told you about the Android Port-A-Thon a little while ago, but now there are more details on the event. Android developers will be able to port their apps over to BlackBerry 10 during a 36 hour virtual event that will start on January 11th at noon ET. For those developers that take part there […]

KVAD Group Updates Photo Studio for BlackBerry

KVAD Group has just released an update to their popular photo application Photo Studio to version 1.2. It has been sometime since we last saw an update to Photo Studio and the reason as to why so long is… They have been expanding to other platforms from Windows Phone 8 to Android. Hit the break […]

BlackBerry Z10 and X10 Parts Show Up Online!

Mobile Link The excitement and momentum continues to rise with the release of more and more BlackBerry 10 pictures and videos of the new BlackBerry X10 and Z10 devices as we get closer to launch! Here we have the OEM (original equipment manufacturer) parts for the BlackBerry Z10 as well as the BlackBerry X10 devices making the devices more […]