Mobile Video Link Talk about some impressive info @harkal of Thoughts Serializer posted about his experience with porting his iOS game Pop Corny to BlackBerry went. Well need less to say it too about 2-3 days to port over and the game is much, much faster on the PlayBook then the iPad 2! Below is […]
RIM has filed for approval on a new patent today. The patent is one for “system generated blog entries” for the new BlackBerry 10 operating system. The idea is that once a “trigger event” is performed , say like taking a picture, you will be able to write your caption or story and then post it […]
RIM has managed to keep most of the specs for the upcoming BlackBerry 10 devices secret. It wasn’t until last week that we finally saw them announce the standardized screen resolutions for the upcoming devices. The team over at BBOS has received word from a trusted source that the BlackBerry 10 devices will be launching […]
Streaming music services have become very popular in the last few years. Unfortunately for those of us living outside of the US and the UK, we don’t always get access to the big names in this field. According to some recent filing from Spotify’s European company, Spotify Technologies SA, this very popular service may be […]
**Update: It seems that BGR has received confirmation from RIM that BES administrators will need to have BES 5 and BES 10 running in parallel for existing in-market BlackBerry 7 devices and new BlackBerry 10 devices to run on the same servers. This goes a little against what RIM stated early today. At this point BGR’s […]
Shortly after BlackBerry World in May, we got some word from a source that BlackBerry 10 devices would no longer access the BlackBerry servers in the current manner. We were unable to verify this rumor, but it did make sense with what we were seeing with the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device, as well we […]
There were no delusions that RIM would making cuts to their workforce over the next little while. The latest cuts have it the Bedford facility in Nova Scotia where approximately 400, mainly customer service, employees worked. While the talk of cuts isn’t that uncommon at this point, however the way in which it was apparently […]
The fact that RIM is going to miss the holiday season with the launch of BlackBerry 10 not being until 2013, does seem to worry CEO Thorsten Heins. According to reports Heins is about to embark on a 5 week tour where he will be demonstrating and showcasing two new BlackBerry 10 devices for carriers.
There has been rumors that RIM might unload their NewBay cloud service. Wall Street is the source of these rumors and they were published recently. Hit the break for more details.
Another day brings yet another rumor of acquisitions of RIM. Todays big rumour is about IBM making an informal inquiry about acquiring RIM’s enterprise services unit. Neither company has made an formal comment on this rumour, but according to someone close to the matter IBM did make an informal inquiry.
This should really come as no surprise, but Samsung has come out and officially made statements regarding the rumors of them looking into a partnership with RIM. Yesterday there was yet another analyst report that mentioned that Samsung was the only hope left for RIM and the BlackBerry brand, whether it be from a buy-out […]
This shouldn’t really come as any surprise anymore, but it seems that another analyst is stating that Samsung is RIM’s best hope that staying above water. Peter Misek of Jefferies, stated to the Globe and Mail today that a partnership with Samsung would help RIM not to go bankrupt. “We believe Samsung is considering ramping […]
We have already seen some outright pricing from a couple of Canadian carriers, but it now looks like we have the contract pricing from Rogers as well. As you all know the 4G LTE PlayBook will be launching on August 8th with the large carriers in Canada. Up until now we only knew for sure […]
PicStory for BlackBerry has been updated to v4.0.1 in App World. This updated includes brand new UI along with 20 new filters as well as improved image quality. PicStory allows you to compose nice pictures with many layouts and backgrounds. You can put in nice label or apply photo filters just like Instagram! Share your […]
Everyone has said that RIM’s future is looking slim especially with North American customer/carriers. This may change if the rumors that are coming out of the AT&T camp are true.
Earlier today there was some rumors about RIM closing the BlackBerry stores that were run by Wireless Giant. These stores have not really seen the success that RIM and the public was looking for when they were opened. RIM has responded to these rumors…
A new rumor has hit the interwebs today regarding RIM and their BlackBerry branded retail stores. According to Cantech letters RIM is getting ready to cut some more money by closing all of the BlackBerry stores in the US. Currently RIM has one stand-alone store and nine airport stores. To go along with those 10 […]
*Update*: The gang over at Crackberry has received a tip that the security boxes actually contain a casing for the BlackBerry PlayBook 4G. It seems that certain Rogers stores will have a live demo unit, and this casing is an anti-theft mechanism. It looks like Rogers may be close to releasing the 4G/LTE BlackBerry PlayBook. This […]
Cantech Letter is saying that is going to happen. It is supposed to happen on August 13th, with the 3000 people being laid to complete the previously mentioned 5000. There are still 10,000 employees left with the Blackberry 10 workers supposedly in the safe.
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