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 […]

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Native IM Clients: WML & Yahoo Messenger Both Updated to v3.0.0.20

RIM has just released updated to their native IM clients for BlackBerry. Windows Live Messenger (WML) and Yahoo Messenger both have been updated to v3.0.0.20. for some reason or another Google Talk has yet to be updated to v3.0.0.20.

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.

Viber for BlackBerry beta now available for download

If you have ever hear of Viber you will be happy to know that it has finally come to BlackBerry. Viber allows you to send photo messages and free texts through the app. Viber has been around for iOS and Android for a little while now, so it nice to see it come to BlackBerry. […]

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 […]

Wake Up Be Bold Site Launched In Australia

RIM Australia has launched their Wake Up Be Bold site. This is a way to get the Blackberry 7 device more aware of in Australia. When you go to the site, you hear a voice over, make sure your speakers aren’t up too high!

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 […]

Augmented reality game Alien Attack announced by ToySoft, coming to some BlackBerry 7 devices

ToySoft has announced their latest game that will be making its way to the BlackBerry world.  Alien Attack is an augmented reality game that overlays Aliens onto whatever your camera is pointing at, and then you move around to blow them into oblivion.  Now this game will only be coming to some of the BlackBerry […]

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.

SystemDash is now Battery Pack

SystemDash has been updated to version 2.4.o and also renamed Battery Pack.  Battery Pack is another battery and system management application that is available from App World.  Hit the break for the full description of the application and the changes in version 2.4.0

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: Shows off New Blackberry 10 Media Player and Homescreen UI

With more of these leaked slides, we get a quick look of what the Blackberry 10 home screen as well as the new Blackberry 10 media player will look like. The slides show how the running applications will be seen on the home screen for quick and seemless multitasking.

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.