Research In Motion Expands BlackBerry 7 Portfolio with the New BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 Smartphones

Jakarta, Indonesia and Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced two new smartphones based on the BlackBerry® 7 operating system (OS) – the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790 and BlackBerry® Curve™ 9380. The new smartphones offer impressively slim and stylish designs with enhanced communications, multimedia, productivity and social connectivity features. The […]

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RIM reaching out to devs on NFC app development

NFC communication is something that was a selling point for the OS7 phones.  There hasn’t been a whole lot of development when it comes to applications that utilize NFC and RIM wants to change that. 

Video: The BBM Music Power 50!

Here is a new video from BlackBerry’s YouTube channel called “The BBM Music Power 50.”  The synopsis of the video is that all of the music leaders from Australia teamed up and shared their to five songs of all time, and together created the “BBM Music Power 50” which is all of their tracks together. 

BlackBerry 7 OS Awarded Common Criteria EAL4+ Certification

Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that BlackBerry® smartphones running on the BlackBerry® 7 Operating System (OS) have been independently evaluated by a third-party Common Criteria evaluation facility and meet the security criteria for evaluation assurance level (EAL) 4+. The Common Criteria is an international standard for validating that products meet […]

Doodle Run 2: Escape from Doodle Land! Released for the PlayBook

The popular PlayBook game Doodle Run has just received a sequel. Doodle Run 2: Escape from Doodle Land.  The basics of the game are similar to the first.

BlackBerry Internet Services to be supported by giffgaff

giffgaff, a SIM only network in UK, has started to offer BIS to their customers.  This means any customers that are using BlackBerries on the giffgaff network will not be able to take advantage of BBM, BlackBerry email, and all of the other good things that are tied into BIS service. 

Press Release: BlackBerry Bold 9900 Smartphone Now Available in Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden and Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that the new BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 smartphone is now available through four authorized carrier partners in Sweden: Tele2, Telenor, TDC Sweden and 3. The BlackBerry Bold 9900 is the thinnest BlackBerry smartphone yet at only 10.5mm and the first […]

Press Release: BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet now available in South Africa from Cell C

Johannesburg, South Africa and Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) and Cell C today announced that the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet is now available in South Africa from Cell C. The BlackBerry PlayBook features an ultra-portable design and delivers industry leading performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe® Flash®, true […]

Viber Coming Soon to BlackBerry

There is a new app coming to BlackBerry called Viber that allows you to text and call other users for free.  The company tweeted that their software would soon be available for BlackBerry users. 

TELUS to release the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 in White

MobileSyrup posted an image yesterday showcasing TELUS’ plan to offer more of thier phones in white.

SocialScope Updated To v0.9.6.34

SocialScope has released a new version of their application.  The new version is V0.9.6.34.

Press Release: Research In Motion Introduces the New BlackBerry Curve 9360 in Hong Kong

Sleek, fast and easy-to-use, the BlackBerry Curve 9360 delivers the world’s best mobile communications and social experiences Hong Kong – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced plans to launch the BlackBerry® Curve™ 9360, which features the new BlackBerry® 7 operating system (OS) , in Hong Kong. The BlackBerry Curve 9360 smartphone […]

Press Release: Kobo, Leader in eReading Gets Purchased by Rakuten!

Kobo the popular ereader application that comes preinstalled on the Blackberry Playbook and is available for Blackberry Smartphones has been purchased by Rakuten “one of the world’s top 3 e-commerce companies by revenue”, for a total of $315 milllion in cash. Hit the jump for the full press released and as to what the CEO of Rakuten, Hiroshi […]

ATT Launches Call International App – Make Inexpensive Long Distance

The AT&T international App allows users to make inexpensive international long distance calls from the US with thier BlackBerry using the existing wireless service they have; best of all there are no recurring charges, prepaid balances, or commitment terms.

Print To Go Launching with PlayBook OS 2.0

A lot of changes were implemented with the release of the PlayBook OS 2.0.  One of the biggest additions was the program Print To Go, which was bundled with the OS 2.0 software. 

The Last Stand: Zombie Apocalypse Released for the PlayBook (Marmalade SDK)

The Marmalade SDK games for the PlayBook just keep coming, kinda like the newest android phones, today they released their newest edition to the group called The Last Stand: Zombie Apocalypse.

Android hardware fails more than BlackBerry; Repairs Cost $2 billion A Year

Blackberry Smartphones have always been known for their reliability compared to the other iDevices and those running, the Android platform. Many of those companies focus on quantity of device over quality.Android smartphones has cost carriers well over $2 billion per year from a study from WDS. 12.6% of all technical support calls related to Android in the […]

inPulse BlackBerry Watch App updated to v3.5.8- Fix for OS 7 devices

Last week we posted a update to the inPulse Blackberry Watch app. I assume that the developers of the applicaion thought that update wasn’t enough because they released another update yesterday with some bug fixes.

Videotron releases the BlackBerry Bold 9900

Videotron announced yesterday that they are going to carry the Bold 9900.

RIM’s Patrick Spence talks about possible BlackBerry Server redesign and RIM’s BBX future

New details have come out regarding RIM’s investigation into the 3-day service outage that occured world wide last month.  There are some additional solutions that are being discussed in Waterloo to resolve the issue and prevent it from happening in the future. Hit the break for more info…