CHYM 96.7 FM Waterloo shows appreciation for RIM, reminds us all there is more to the company than just smartphones

A lot of people think that RIM is scrambling to cover their losses and recover from their recent downfall in the mobile world.  Recently they appointed a new CEO for the company as a starting point on the road to recovery.  One thing that people forget is what companies do other than what they are […]

AlphaWave by Hardline Studios – An HD arcade shooter for the BlackBerry PlayBook

Hardline Studios has released a new game for the PlayBook called AlphaWave. The game is an arcade shooter that uses HD graphics to provide a throwback game with a new school vibe.

Was the Siemens SK65 with “BlackBerry Built-In” Thorsten Heins’ First BlackBerry?

RIM’s new CEO and President Thorsten Heins, used to be the former President of Mobile Phones at Siemens. During that time RIM partnered with Siemens and a few other manufacturers to create Blackberry Connect and Siemens and a few other vendors to create BlackBerry Connect handhelds and one of the The Siemens SK65 is the first mobile […]

Scosche cellControl locks your device while driving, tattles on your text habit

Scosche has released a new app called cellControl. cellControl locks your device while you are driving to curb that urge to tweet about the person in front of you who is driving 15 below the speed limit.

Out With the Old in With the New: Research In Motion Names Thorsten Heins President and CEO

RIM sent out an email to us letting us know Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have implement the succession plan they previously submitted to the Board. This means Mike Lazaridis will be come the Vice Chair of the Board, and Jim Balsillie will remain a Director. Research In Motion Names Thorsten Heins President and CEO […]

SoundNebula mobilizes the SoundCloud audio experience for BlackBerry users, with integrated BlackBerry Messenger Service (BBM).

SoundNebula, in association with its development partners FloatPoint Media Inc., are proud to announce the immediate availability of the SoundNebula mobile application for BlackBerry. The SoundNebula application enables users to Record and Share their sounds with their networks through the free SoundCloud service.  The app also allows users to listen, follow, and search for sounds […]

RIM Launches the New BlackBerry Curve 9380 Smartphone in Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia – Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the new BlackBerry® Curve™ 9380 smartphone in Indonesia, the first-ever BlackBerry Curve model with a touch display. This sleek and stylish new smartphone is now available for 3,399,000IDR from authorized partners PT. Comtech Cellular, PT. Teletama Artha Mandiri and PT. Selular Media Infotama. […]

Free YWCA Safety Siren Offers Canadian Women a Personal Alarm

The YWCA has released an app to protect the women of Canada. It is called Safety Siren. The application’s target audience is young women in Canada, and gives them health information as well as the ability to send SOS messages a few various ways.

Crush the Zombies Fremium Game for BlackBerry Smartphones

IvyWire has released a new game called Crush the Zombies.  It is a physics based game where you need to use the laws of physics to move the various objects to crush them.

MonkeyTunes Simon Says Style Kids Game for the BlackBerry PlayBook (Marmalade)

Marmalade has dropped yet another game for the PlayBook called MonkeyTunes. This is a Simon Says type game geared towards children. The game requires you to remember a tune as the monkey plays it.

Press Release: AT&T Launches New Data Plans, More Data for Your Money

With many other major mobile carriers going to tiered data plans is seems that, AT&T are making a few changes to their data plans. Within the new plans it allows more data for a better value, giving you the opportunity to squeeze out a little more data than before. The new plans are after the jump and hit […] is Now Preloading YouMail on Select Android and BlackBerry Phones

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Mobile value-added service provider YouMail and online mobile retailer have agreed to offer their services to each other’s customers.  As part of the agreement, YouMail’s Visual Voicemail will be preloaded on many Android and BlackBerry devices sold through, and consumers will now be able to purchase mobile […]

Devs: RIM Details One of the Ways to Get Your App Featured in App World

RIM has not been very secretive when it comes to what needs to be done to get your apps featured in App World.  In one of their previous blog posts they published a cheat sheet on exactly what needed to be done to garner a spot on the top. 

Free & Fun Castle Escape Game for BlackBerry Smartphones

Contlex Ventures has released a new game for BlackBerry called Castle Escape.  The games basic premise is to escape the castle with the fewest moves possible. 

Roam Mobility now offering affordable voice, data and text plans for Canadians visiting the US

There are quite a few Canadians that visit the US on a regular basis, whether it be for business or personal reasons.  Roam Mobility has introduced a new plan that give them the ability to use their phones while visiting the US without having to sell a kidney for the bill.

CHARGE Anywhere Announces Mobile Payment audio jack card reader for BlackBerry Smartphones

With the rise and popularity and usage of smartphones and tablets a move, of mobile payments on the go with speed and simplicity make sense in fast track of mobile payments and transactions. CHARGE Anywhere has is releasing their Audio Jack Magnetic Card Reader that allows users to securely process payments in real-time, capture signatures, invoice […]

one2free Introduces First-Ever Prepaid BlackBerry Service in Hong Kong

Hong Kong – one2free today announced the launch of the first-ever prepaid BlackBerry® service for customers in Hong Kong. Without the need for a contract or registration, customers can now enjoy BlackBerry service for as little as HK$120 for seven days of prepaid BlackBerry service or HK$460 for 30 days. To celebrate the launch, customers […]

Research In Motion Launches the New BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 Smartphones in Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of the new BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790 and BlackBerry® Curve™ 9380 smartphones in Vietnam.  Powered by the BlackBerry® 7 operating system (OS), the new smartphones both support Vietnamese input methods and a Vietnamese user interface (UI). The two […]

RIM Launches Five New BlackBerry 7 Smartphones in the Philippines

BlackBerry Bold 9790, BlackBerry Curve 9380, BlackBerry Torch 9810, BlackBerry Torch 9860 and Pure White BlackBerry Bold 9900 available in stores January 13 Manila, the Philippines – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of five new BlackBerry® smartphone models based on the BlackBerry® 7 Operating System (OS) in the […]

QNX Automotive Dev discusses HTML5 for infotainment systems

Most application developers are starting to lean towards HTML5, RIM made an announcement last year sometime that they will also start to implement HTML5 into the applications that are available on the Playbook.  Here is a video featuring Sheridan Ethier that discusses how HTML5 and QNX work function within infotainment systems in today’s cars.  Hit […]