With the way things are going for RIM there is a lot of speculation as to will RIM succeed or fail? According to mobile marketing expert Paul Amsellem “Facebook needs to enter the hardware business, and it will do so by taking over BlackBerry maker Research in Motion and developing its own smartphone.” With that […]
While at BlackBerry World 2012, I had the pleasure of learning more about the new BlackBerry Music Gateway. At that time we were not told exactly when the device would be released, we did now the cost was $49.99. We are happy to inform you today that RIM has released BlackBerry Music Gateway! Hit the […]
France – Toulouse-Blagnac airport has worked in collaboration with Research In Motion, Orange and SITA to reach new heights in innovative customer service. The airport is launching a Near Field Communication (NFC) trial that enables passengers to pass seamlessly through the airport using just their mobile phones. In a worldwide first for an airport, using […]
Today RI has released three new BlackBerry commercials in the UK that highlight what they feel are the best-selling features of the BlackBerry 7 devices. The basic premise behind all of the commercials are that “There are people who don’t, and people who do”. This theme was previously seen in some advertising that came out a […]
Canadians may soon be able to pay for purchases with a quick tap of their smartphones after a major bank and the country’s largest wireless carrier struck a deal to embed credit card information on handsets equipped with a chip to transmit data.
Today Rogers and CIBC have announced the next step in making mobile payments the norm in Canada. Both parties are referring to this new program as “the future of mobile payments in Canada.” and it will allow customers with NFC enabled BlackBerry devices to spend up to $50 at any contact-less kiosk. Users will be able […]
There was some interesting information coming from the BlackBerry Dev Blog recently regarding NFC enabled devices and transaction processing.
@BBSuperAbuser has brought us another exciting episode of the QuickBerry Podcast! @BBSuperAbuser is an awesome theme developer from Pro Theme Designs (PTD) has set up a great podcast that give you the weekly BlackBerry headline roundup, from the most popular news sites around, with a little bit of fun, courtesy of the FuMP.com. Hit the […]
I decided to throw a quick video together of NFC running on the T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9900 for the world to see. Please understand the video is a bit shaky as I did not have a camera stand while filming. Just the other day we let you know How to Enable NFC on the T-Mobile […]
When I bought my BlackBerry Bold 9900 on T-Mobile I was extremely disappointed the T-Mobile had disabled the NFC feature on the device. As far as I can tell T-Mobile does not have any plans to enable NFC in the near future. NFC or Near Field Communication is a great feature to have on any […]
BlackBerry Handheld Software v220.127.116.111 (All Languages) Package Version: 18.104.22.1681 Consisting of: Applications: 22.214.171.1247 Software Platform: 126.96.36.199 File name: 9900jAllLang_PBr7.1.0_rel921_PL188.8.131.52_A184.108.40.2067_MTS_Mobility.exe File size: 261.47MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.
Iris ID Systems Inc. Announces Interoperability Between Its IrisAccess Platform and NFC-Enabled BlackBerry Smartphones Equipped with HID Global`s iCLASS Digital Keys
CRANBURY, NJ. and IRVINE, Calif. – ISC West 2012 – Iris ID Systems Inc., formerly LG Electronics, Iris Technology Division, a leading provider of iris biometric technology, and HID Global, trusted leader in solutions for the delivery of secure identity, announced that the IrisAccess® platform iCAM7000 can be used with select NFC (Near Field Communications)-enabled […]
Yesterday we saw BBM Music updated in the BlackBerry Beta Zone today App World has been updated to v220.127.116.11 in the Beta Zone. Hit the break to learn more!
NFCShortcuts by Fonware is now currently on sale for Only $.99! The application normal sells for $2.99 which still is not a bad price. NFC Shortcuts (aka NFCLauncher) is the first NFC app for BlackBerry that allows you to launch apps or shortcuts conveniently by tapping your BlackBerry® to a NFC tag.
Global service transforms smartphones into Visa payment devices. “One-stop” solution enables financial institutions to wirelessly link Visa accounts with NFC-enabled devices Mobile World Congress 2012 BARCELONA, Spain–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) today announced a new service that provides financial institutions and mobile network operators with a one-stop solution to securely download payment account information to smartphones […]
Be sure and check out the BlackBerry Like stations at MWC 2012! Visitors coming to say hello to BlackBerry at our Mobile World Congress stand will have the chance to engage with us like never before…via NFC! If you don’t have an NFC enabled device, you can still share content through RFID by heading to […]
FEMA, the US Federal Emergency Management Agency has released applications for both BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook. The FEMA App contains preparedness information for different types of disasters, an interactive checklist for emergency kits, a section to plan emergency meeting locations, information on how to stay safe and recover after a disaster, a map with FEMA […]
See how small businesses can easily use a BlackBerry smartphone to take chip & pin credit and debit card payments from customers. The solution is simple, secure, easy to use and highly cost effective.
With the release of BlackBerry 7.1 OS included the introduction of BlackBerryTag which is designed to offer the capability of sending and receiving files. Here’s a quick overview of how to do this using NFC on a BlackBerry 7.1 OS smartphone.