Ever since i was able to enable the NFC feature on the BlackBerry Bold 9900, I have been hooked on the technology. The possibilities are endless with NFC, you can use it to turn on/off Bluetooth, WiFi, Mobile payments and much more. BlackBerry has launched a new campaign in the UK using NFC technology to […]
BlackBerry has released an update to BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update take the version to 188.8.131.52 and can be download right now. This update includes fixes for two major bugs. The first fix is for an Uncaught Exception Error and the second fixes a Memory Leak/Black Spinning Clock.
We have covered BBM Money here on NerdBerry before, BBM Money will let you send money between BBM contacts. Well we received a tip that BlackBerry had started a BBM Money pilot program in Indonesia. Well I did some digging and found out that financial institution PermataBank and AGIT Monitise Indonesia have approved BBM Money.
RIM is not only targeting the NFC market with their NFC enabled smartphones, but they are also targeting TSM services and NFC enabled SIM cards as well. RIM is targeting its “secure element manager” service at mobile operators, offering to manage their NFC SIM cards. Now this is separate from their NFC enabled smartphones, as not all […]
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 […]
We have seen numerous videos showing comparisons between the iPhone 5 and the Dev Alpha B device running BlackBerry 10. This time around we have a video from the folks over at The Gadget Masters showing a comparison between the camera and video camera, and of course the features that both devices have. The video […]
Research In Motion has released an update to BlackBerry Navigator in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This update takes the version to v184.108.40.2067 and supports OS 7.1: 9900, 9790, 9360, 9320, 9860, 9810, 9380 and is only available for customers in the UK. BlackBerry Navigator is powered by TomTom. Hit the break for more!
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 […]
BlackBerry users in the UK should be really excited about this bit of information regarding BlackBerry 10! According to Engadget “All major UK carriers emailed us confirmation they’ll be stocking BB10 handsets.” We already know that Rogers and possible Bell have announced BlackBerry 10 support.
We just told you about how Evernote for BlackBerry 10 is being deeply integrated into the OS, now we have some leaked screen shots of what Evernote will look like! If you are an Evernote user you will really want to take a ‘peek’ at the images below. As a reminder here is how RIM […]
Suit pertains to Bluetooth technologies OTTAWA, CANADA–(Marketwire – Dec. 11, 2012) – Wi-LAN Inc. (“WiLAN”) (TSX:WIN) (NASDAQ:WILN) today announced it has initiated litigation claiming patent infringement in the Southern District of Florida against Research In Motion Limited (“RIM”). The suit against RIM claims infringement of U.S. Patent No. 6,260,168 related to Bluetooth technologies. WiLAN will […]
Holiday Photo Contest from RIM and NerdBerry!! Enter for a Chance to Win One of Two BlackBerry Prize Packs!!!
Here we are in December already… Where did the time go??? We here at NerdBerry want to celebrate the holidays in a HUGE way! Starting today and ending on December 23 we are going to be running a Holiday Photo Contest from RIM and NerdBerry!!! We have TWO BlackBerry prize packs up for grabs. The two […]
Mobile LinkI was thumbing through Facebook on my Berry a few minutes ago and saw a recent post from Emblm stating “Emblm has successfully tested NFC with the BlackBerry 9900. Customize your phone without sacrificing functionality!” So I reached out to Emblm’s CEO Pranav Sood and he informed me that Yes it works great […]
Mobilicity has launched the BlackBerry Bold 9790 for $299.99. Even though the BlackBerry Bold 9790 launched worldwide a year or so ago you can now pick it up if you are on Mobilicity! The BlackBerry Bold 9790 rockss a 2.45-inch touchscreen display (480×360 resolution) and of course the full QWERTY keyboard.
Opera Mini browser for BlackBerry smartphones has received an update to version 7.1. A web browser for mobile devices offering fast speed, Opera Mini uses Opera’s servers to compress webpages so they load faster. You also save money on data charges, since it uses as little as a tenth of the data of normal browsers.
A few days ago we told you about the CIBC app for suretap launching in Blackberry App World. If you download the app now, CIBC is offering a $15 credit to use towards a purchase. In order to get the credit you must have a CIBC account, Rogers NFC SIM card and the Blackberry Bold […]
Remember a few weeks ago we mentioned Rogers and CIBC joining together for suretap? Now the CIBC app has launched. And you can start using the mobile payment system right away! If you have a Blackberry 9900 this will work if you are on Rogers and soon you will be able to use it on […]
Wikitude takes home both “Best Augmented Reality Browser” and “Best Developer Tool or Platform” awards at the Augmented Planet Readers Choice Awards 2012. SALZBURG 06 November 2012 – Wikitude, the world leader in augmented reality experiences is happy to announce their win of both the “Best Augmented Reality Browser” and the “Best Developer Tool or […]
Largest national restaurant chain ready to accept CIBC credit card payments directly from enabled Rogers smartphones OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 2, 2012 /CNW/ – Tim Hortons helped make history today, playing host to the first Canadian mobile credit card transaction. Canadian Olympic Triathlete Simon Whitfield purchased a Tim Hortons coffee at a downtown Toronto restaurant using […]