BlackBerry 10 Launch Event 30/01/2013 = 3+0+0+1+2+0+1+3=10

RIM pointed out to us that they opened up App World to BlackBerry 10 app submissions on 10/10/2012. Now our friends at MiBlackBerry noticed something interesting about the BlackBerry 10 launch event RIM announced this morning. If you add together the adjacent numbers in the date 30/01/2013 you get 3+0+0+1+2+0+1+3 = 10. Coincidence?

FEMA to Test Mobile App for Damage Assessment App for iPad, Android, and BlackBerry devices

App for iPad, Android, and BlackBerry devices will improve information gathering after disasters, says app development firm, RunMobile. “The app integrates to device cameras and GPS technology for precise mapping of disaster damage.” Alpharetta, GA (PRWEB) November 12, 2012 RunMobile, an app development and mobile device management firm, has been awarded a contract by UT-Battelle, […]

Sprint Works a Deal on Spectrum from US Cellular

Sprint has recently received a huge influx of cash from their new Japanese partner Softbank. Sprint has spent some of that cash on buying spectrum from US Cellular. With the purchase of the new spectrum from US Cellular they have also acquired about 585,000 users. The deal still has to have regulatory approval, which is […]

Ape the Wall from XIMAD Lands for PlayBook

XIMAD INC has released Ape the Wall for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Love to get into all sort of monkey business and just monkey around? Did someone throw a monkey wrench in your day and you need a pick me up? Or maybe you have a monkey on your back and need a break? Then put […]

Xploding Boxes for PlayBook Updated to v4.1

Xploding Boxes for the BlackBerry PlayBook from Ebscer has received a small update to version 4.1 in App World. This update is small enough that one can assume that this update if for some minor bug fixes at this time. Xploding Boxes is a strategy game where the intent is to start a chain reaction […]

Greece set to host next BlackBerry 10 Hackathon

If you have been wondering as to where in the world the next BlackBerry 10 Hackathon was going to take place, the answer is Greece.  It has now been announced that the next Hackathon will be taking place on december 8th, 2012 at the Athens War Museum (pictured above). 

RIM BlackBerry 10 Launch Event Set for January 30th, 2013

Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) announced today that it will hold its BlackBerry® 10 launch event on January 30th, 2013. The event will happen simultaneously in multiple countries around the world. This day will mark the official launch of its new platform – BlackBerry 10, as well as the unveiling of the first two BlackBerry […]

Viber for BlackBerry Updated to v2.2.104

Viber for BlackBerry has been updated in App World to version 2.2.104. Viber lets everyone in the world connect. Freely. More than 90 million Viber users call, text, and send photos worldwide – for free. Viber is available for BlackBerry®, Android, iPhone®, Windows Phone®, Nokia® and other platforms. We are always introducing new features, platforms […]

Africa is where RIM steals the show, but the rest of the world needs to be looked at as well

RIM has truly taken the developing world by storm. And Africa, in particular South Africa is a budding example of this. While RIM is still #3 everywhere in the world, they maintains a stronghold in Africa due to many factors highlighted in a recent article by The Globe and Mail. Of those include BBM as […]

PamFax for BlackBerry Playbook!

Yesterday  PamFax, the obligation-free worldwide Internet-based fax-on-demand service, became available on the BlackBerry PlayBook App World. As a result a PlayBook can now become your “fax machine” for sending documents from, and receiving documents on, the device. Files sent include documents on the PlayBook, including those from the photo Gallery or either of the PlayBook cameras, […]

RIMM still a viable player in the telecom space, and its stock is dirt cheap

I bought 300$ worth of shares in RIMM back when stock was below 6 dollars. Today it’s floating with just under 9 dollars. And it’s been up in the low 9s recently. Which for me means even without BlackBerry 10 I’ve nearly doubled my investment. And when BB10 does release I can bet my investment […]

BlackBerry still best phone in an emergency

CNBC put up a great video with a walk-through of the trade offs between the 3 major platforms iOS, Android and BlackBerry when in a disaster. The consensus is that BlackBerrys are best for phone calls. Which is no news to us, seeing as BlackBerry is designed as a superior communication device. How helpful is Angry Birds in a […]

Ashley Charles from Blackberry BBM Party in UK, Sentenced to Life in Prison

Earlier in this year, during a BlackBerry BBM Party in UK. A 37-year-old man was injured and later died during an incident, later confirm to be RIM executive Phillip Sheriff at Pulse nightclub, in Southwark, central London. Ashley Charles, 25, of Nevanthon Road, Leicester, has been convicted by the Camberwell Green Magistrates’ Court. He has been issued life in prison […]

Devs: WebWorks Includes Ant Build Scripts!

RIM is continuing to make progress with and for the Blackberry 10, you can see from the approach that when this platform is finalized it will be ready to take on many challenges as well as critics and other platforms. RIM has made it easy to build BlackBerry WebWorks applications, using the Ripple Emulator, the BlackBerry Graphical Aid, and or […]

Free BlackBerry devices? Money? Paid Trip to Gaming Conference? Devs gear up for the 36 Hour Port-A-Thon

Hit the break to read up on the great incentives of this 36 hour digital port-a-thon. Or click the pictures to get porting! PlayBooks, Dev Alphas, and good ole fashion cash! Even a trip to the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco in 2013! In typical RIM fashion the more you port the better the rewards. […]

New App Yomoto gets you more from your check-ins!

Yomoto is a great new app from Yotomo Pte. Ltd. You can watch this fun video here for a glimpse into the app but it truly does much more. Essentially this is a platform for businesses/business owners to deliver promotions and deals to their customers, and in turn make repeat and more loyal customers. Yotomo PTE LTD is […]

Video: BlackBerry Action Couple

Mobile Link Experience love and connect deeper with your significant other using your BlackBerry smartphones. In this second act, BlackBerry tells a story as old as time that began with a pull of attraction and the push to take action. Inspired by their romantic tale, we introduce the Philippines’ iconic heir and gorgeous girl next […]

BlackBerry at Gartner Symposium ITxpo 2012 in Orlando

Mobile Link This year Research In Motion (RIM) attended the 2012 Gartner Symposium ITxpo along with hundreds of business professionals and industry analysts. The event featured sessions, workshops, roundtables, and keynote speeches on what’s new and next in IT.

Research In Motion & Vodafone Offering 1 Year of FREE BBM Service with the Purchase of Select BlackBerry Devices

Research In Motion & Vodafone have teamed up to offer customers that purchase a brand new BlackBerry Curve 9220 or  Curve 9320 Smartphone 1 year FREE BBM service! This offer is only good between November 9 and December 9 as a part of a Diwali offer. Hit the break for more info!

PlayStation Portable Emulator (PPSSPP) Headed to BlackBerry 10!

  Mobile LinkTalk about great applications for BlackBerry 10, Developer xSacha will be launching The PlayStation Portable emulator or PPSSPP emulator application by the time BlackBerry 10 launches! The emulator will bring a lot of the classic titles to the BlackBerry 10 platform. We hope to see more emulators launched on BlackBerry 10 as well.