RIM Talks About Blackberry Push

The guys over at the Blackberry Dev Blog give us a brief overview of Blackberry Push: 1) Pull – Request all data all the time a. Not efficient (battery and bandwidth-wise) b. Info may be available to client well before pull c. Client application needs to be running

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GLO Mobile Celebrates Ambassadors With a BlackBerry Porsche P’9981

Yesterday Glo Mobile Ghana celebrated their brand ambassadors by offering them BlackBerry Porsche P’9981, airtime, SIM cards, and contract extensions during a lunch in Accra. The event was held at Labadi Beach Hotel and attended by Ghanaian celebrities, VIP’s from the music, film and sports industries.

BlackBerry App World Updated to v4.0.0.55

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GameResort Teases with Probe the Humans for the PlayBook

RIM has had their nose to the proverbial grinding stone as of late to get everything in place with the release of BB10 on the horizon.  RIM is making sure that the app catalog is chock full of different options that will appeal to the various users out there.   In the mean time GameResort has […]

Video: Are You Ready for BlackBerry 10?

Mobile Link At the Consumer Forum in Calgary last night, Research In Motion introduced BlackBerry 10 by showing the above video for the world to see! This video shows off how BlackBerry has evolved all the way to BlackBerry 10.

Official OS: BlackBerry Curve 9360 OS 7.1.0.714 from Vodafone UK

BlackBerry Handheld Software v7.1.0.2039 (All Languages) Package Version: 7.1.0.2039 Consisting of: Applications: 7.1.0.714 Software Platform: 9.6.0.111 File name: 9360jAllLang_PBr7.1.0_rel2039_PL9.6.0.111_A7.1.0.714_Vodafone_UK.exe File size: 269.01MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.

Kisai Labs Introduces Trapeez, a Tumblr app for BlackBerry 7, BlackBerry 10 and PlayBook

Kisai Labshas taken the lid off their latest application Trapeez! Trapeez, a Tumblr app for BlackBerry 7, BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry 10. Here is what they had to say about their latest application: We’re excited to unveil Trapeez, a Tumblr app for BlackBerry 7, BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry 10. Trapeez makes it easy to post […]

gameplay3d v1.5 Released – Now Available on Github

RIM has released gameplay3d v1.5 on Github! Not sure what gameplay3d v1.5 is? For those unfamiliar, gameplay is an open-source and cross-platform C++ game framework that we have contributed out along with the community on github. Lately it has really been picking up steam in the 3D indie communities. Our focus in creating the gameplay3d […]

New HTML5 SDK from QNX Bridges the Gap Between App Developers and Automakers

Mobile developers can now create automotive apps based on standard web technologies like CSS3, HTML5, and JavaScript DETROIT, MICHIGAN–(Marketwire – Oct. 16, 2012) – SAE Convergence 2012 (booth 815) – Mobile app developers see car infotainment as a potentially lucrative new market, and automakers want to leverage the talents of the mobile community – but […]

QNX to Include Support for NVIDIA Tegra Processor Family in QNX CAR 2 Application Platform

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BBM Ported to the BlackBerry PlayBook

  Mobile Link@f0go has ported BBM from the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha to the BlackBerry PlayBook!! As you can see in the above video BlackBerry Messenger has been fully ported over! According to @f0go the tutorial on how to port it over will be uploaded to dev-f0go. ***UPDATE*** Thank you SCrid2000 for clarifying: Not ported. […]

Slough, UK Tech Center Opens, Get Help Now

Remember how we mentioned the Tech Center that was opening in the UK? Well it’s officially opened and you can register to make an appointment. To refresh your memory, these centers are for people wanting help in porting their app to Blackberry 10. Even if you don’t have an app already created, you can get […]

UK Mobile Providers Offering Blackberry Bold 9790 On Sale

The Blackberry Bold 9700 series has always been pretty popular in the UK and now there are a couple of mobile providers who are offering good deals on the handset. Carphone Warehouse is selling the phone for Now £279.99 was £299.95 Plus £10 top-up on the Pay As You Go plan.

Jared Company survey shows 70% of existing BlackBerry users plan on upgrading to BlackBerry 10

If you are not familiar with The Jared Company, they are a development house that has been making BlackBerry apps for quite a while now.  Recently they decided to reach out their email subscribers to see how many of their users were planning on upgrading to BlackBerry 10 when the devices are finally released.  Surprisingly […]

Three BlackBerry 10 L-Series Devices Held in One Hand!

A long time tipster sent us the image in this article a couple of days ago (the email was stuck in my spam box)… Anyways as you can see from the image you can easily hold three BlackBerry 10 L-Series devices in one hand! As you can see from the image below the three devices […]

Video: BlackBerry JamHack 2012 Gangnam Style

Mobile Link RIM recently hosted the BlackBerry JamHack in Malaysia at the Unitar International University. To get everyone pumped up about the JamHack by getting ready Gangnam Style! Let us know what you think about warming up Gangnam Style in the comments!

Unwired Planet Terminates ITC Litigation Against Research In Motion; Intends to Pursue Matter in District Court of Delaware

Monday, October 15, 2012 We are providing an update on the significant developments in our ITC case, which has involved a total of 5 patents out of more than 200 and has been one component of our multi-pronged strategy to realize value for shareholders based on Unwired Planet’s intellectual property assets. Quick Summary of Events […]

No Blackberry Theme Studio 7 And No Blackberry 10 Themes, Confirmed By RIM

Tim N over at the Blackberry Dev Blog confirms what is probably old news, and something most people figured out anyway, but there will be no Blackberry Theme Studio 7. Blackberry OS 7 was released last year and for months and months RIM was saying that Blackberry Theme Studio 7 was coming.. and then it […]

RIM Has Plans For BBM E-Commerce In Indonesia Says Thorsten Heins

Thorsten Heins spoke at a meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia and brought up BBM E-Commerce. That is using BBM to make monetary transactions, one Blackberry to another. “Think about transacting money. This is one element in which you could have a huge BBM population in Indonesia transferring money from one partner to another,” he said. Heins […]

BlackBerry Jam Sessions continue to show how passionate the BlackBerry Developer community is

There have been numerous BlackBerry Jam Sessions throughout the world now, and we continue to see some amazing developers and products come out of them.  The latest event to take place in Latin America was held in Rio de Janeiro, and with the help of a little Red Bull for energy the developers on hand […]