Wikitude wins “Best Augmented Reality Developer Tool or Platform” for the second year in a row

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 […]

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NFC Mobile payments using BlackBerry smartphones now accepted at Tim Hortons

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 […]

Rogers launches the “Suretap” Mobile Payment System for BlackBerry

Today, Rogers has released  “Suretap” Mobile Payment System for BlackBerry! Rogers customers that have a BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Curve 9380 as well as a CIBC credit card will be happy to know that you can now pay via NFC at select retailers in Canada. What is suretap? Rogers™ suretap™ is a new service that […]

RIM’s Secure Element Manager Solution to Power NFC Mobile Payments in Canada

Mobile Link WATERLOO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Oct. 22, 2012) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that it has been selected by EnStream LP, a joint venture of Bell Mobility Inc., Rogers Wireless Partnership and TELUS Communications Company, to provide its Secure Element Manager (SEM) solution to manage credentials on wireless handsets in Canada that […]

Rogers NFC Payment Service Called Suretap To Launch Oct 15

Sales bulletins that were sent to Rogers stores informed workers that Rogers is going to launch their NFC payment service in partnership with CIBC on October 15th. This NFC payment is called suretap and will work on the Blackberry Bold 9900 and the Blackberry Curve 9360.

SkyPark Café – The first BlackBerry Cafe in India!

The SkyPark Café is located in Hyderabad, India. The SkyPark Café will offer a lot of cool BlackBerry integrated accessories from NFC tags to  BlackBerry Music Gateway that will play music just like a jukebox. BlackBerry PlayBook’s will be everywhere! The SkyPark Café is a partnership between RIM and BBin.

New BlacBerry Tag Videos Hit the Air Waves

Mobile Link Three new BlackBerry Tag videos have hit the air waves! BlackBerry Tag offers tons of features from Invite your friend to BBM to Transferring files.

RIM Hosting Three New Webcast on NFC!

Well if you know me, by now you know I love NFC! What a better way to understand more about NFC technology then by taking part in three webcasts RIM is hosting for developers! The three webcasts will be covering everything you need to know about developing for BlackBerry using NFC. The webcasts are set […]

Rogers and CIBC Will Launch the First Mobile Payment Solution for NFC BlackBerry Smartphones in Canada!

Rogers is pushing forward in a new way of money! The largest carrier in Canada has filed an application to establish the “Rogers Bank”! Not your everyday physical store that you visit, but a new means of credit card and mobile payment options. What is most exciting is that Rogers is partnering with CIBC that will allow NFC enabled BlackBerry devices to use the […]

Video: BlackBerry Tag Advertisement

  Video Link BlackBerry Tag has to be hands down one of the cooler features of Blackberry OS 7.1! In this video you will see the BlackBerry Tag feature being used to the fullest. The video shows just how easy it is to share files, pictures and videos using this feature.

MasterCard releases NFC SDK with support for BlackBerry 7

MasterCard has made a big move into making NFC mobile payments a little more accessible today by releasing their NFC SDK, which just happens to support BlackBerry 7.  RIM has definitely made their intentions towards NFC well-known, and it appears that MasterCard has taken notice.  With the release of the SDK developers will not be […]

Unchain your Berry! – Unlock Codes Starting at $9.95

Tired of your wireless carrier? Traveling Abroad and don’t want to pay outrageous international fees?  Want to switch to a new carrier, but you don’t want to buy a new BlackBerry? Why not unlock your BlackBerry to use it on another network? We offer unlock codes for all the major carriers from T-Mobile to Sprint! […]

HID Global Launches Secure Identity Services, Industry’s First Comprehensive Offering For Credential Provisioning and Management, From Card Badges to NFC-Enabled Smartphones

Provides One-Stop Source for Creating, Using and Managing Identities, Including Mobile Credential Provisioning and Management Starting With BlackBerry® Smartphones in the Enterprise IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 6, 2012 – HID Global®, a worldwide leader in secure identity solutions, has significantly expanded its offering of on-demand card badging services to create the industry’s first all-in-one, Web-based source […]

A Video Look at Emblm by Smart Casing Battery Door for the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930

  Mobile Link  Ever since we first started talking about Emblm by Smart Casing, I just knew I had to get one in our hands for review! Emblm was kind enough to send us a prototype of their custom battery door for the Bold 9900/9930. Now as you can see in the video above as […]

NFC Video: Proximity Gaming Demo

Mobile Link This video shows an example of “Proximity Gaming”. Proximity Gaming is a term used to describe games which use Near Field Communications (NFC) to enrich the gaming experience in some way.

Video: Conduct’s Feather Duster BlackBerry 10 App

Mobile Link FeatherDuster is a fun, interactive tool for visually arranging, discovering and understanding the world’s Twitter stream as it happens. The user can specify emitters that filter the live twitter stream and emit tweets that match chosen keywords. This set of emitted tweets is then influenced by attractors which the user also defines with […]

BlackBerry Buddy Kiosks Headed to Malls in South Africa

Research In Motion is currently setting up what they have dubbed “BlackBerry Buddy” kiosks in Major South African malls. The Buddy kiosks are offering support, advice, and even software update’s. I can see how this is a great step toward helping elevate customer service calls to the wireless carriers.

BlackBerry Bold 9900 Smartphone Launches in China

Beijing, China – July 26, 2012 — Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today launched the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 smartphone in China. The BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone is the thinnest BlackBerry smartphone yet and offers the perfect combination of a high-performance keyboard and touch display integrated within the iconic BlackBerry Bold design. It […]

Advance OS and LED Updated to v14.5

Advance OS and LED By Sultan Al Sooz has been updated in App World to v14.5. This update included a ton of new features and fixes. Advance OS and LED is completely free in App World for all to use! Hit the break to check out the full change log!

NFC Gumball Machine Gives Out Surprises for only a Quarter!

Mobile Link? If you’re like me and really love your awesome BlackBerry Os 7 Smartphone and are looking to get more out of your device, now you can with the NFC Capabilities of your BlackBerry 7 Smartphone. Now you will be able to use the awesome features with the cool new concept NFC-enabled Gum Machine that gives […]