RIM Files Patent To Prevent “Inconspicuous Use Of Cameras”

The idea of IT espionage is noting new, and RIM has even been at the wrong end of a “Mr. Blurrycam” photo or two.  Well RIM has submitted a patent on tech that will prevent “inconspicuous use of cameras” on their devices.  The idea is that the user will be required to maintain focus on […]


Add A Video Camera Shortcut On Your PlayBook Thanks To SCrApps

If you have a BlackBerry PlayBook you may have been wondering why there is no shortcut on your homescreen for the video camera.  Sure there is a shortcut for the camera, but sometimes you just need to quickly record a video, and this is where Free Video Camera from SCrApps comes into play.  It is […]

RIM Agrees To One Time Settlement Payment Of $65 Million To Nokia

A few days ago it was released that RIM and Nokia had come to settlement regarding licensing of a WLAN patent that Nokia owned.  Initially Nokia had threatened to ban sales of BlackBerry products if a settlement was not reached.  After the announcement of the settlement agreement there was no mention of what money was exchanging hands, […]

BlackBerry 10 Keyboard SDKs Coming In New Year – No Delays To QWERTY Device

There have been all kinds of rumors as to whether or not the N-Series BlackBerry 10 would be released later than expected.  The rumor was given a little more thought when the arrival boards that RIM has been using to keep developers in the loop about BlackBerry 10, showed the “KEYBOARD SUPPORT” SDKs as going […]

Man Caught Trying To Smuggle BlackBerry Into Prison

We are all BlackBerry addicts here, and it pains us to think about going any amount of time without our beloved devices.  However there are certain places in this world, like prison, where phones are simply not allowed, and this of course poses a serious question for the criminally minded BlackBerry addict.  How does one survive prison without a […]

RIM Plans On Lowering BlackBerry 7 Prices To Increase International Market Share

This should come as no surprise to anyone, but it seems that RIM will be lowering BlackBerry 7 pricing to help expand market share internationally. With the BlackBerry 10 launch right around the corner, there is much opportunity for RIM to increase their market penetration with more affordable BlackBerry 7 devices.

BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB Drops To As Low As $49.99 Outright From SaskTel

There have been some pretty good deals come about today for the BlackBerry PlayBook.  It seems that SaskTel in Canada may have the best deal yet, as they have dropped the 16GB WiFi version down to an amazing $49.99 outright.

Native BBM Rumored To Be Coming To The PlayBook Next Month – With Integrated BBM Voice And Video Chat

We have known for some time now that BlackBerry 10 will be coming to the BlackBerry PlayBook sometime around the January 30th announcement.  One of the features that PlayBook owners have been hoping for is native BBM integration, and rumors are that we may see it within the next month.

BlackBerry Z10 Will Have 2GB of RAM Amongst Other Awesome Specs

There is much speculation about what exactly the specs on the BlackBerry Z10 are going to be.  We have heard numerous rumors regarding the SoC (System on a Chip), as well as cameras and internal storage.  It looks like we can confirm that the Z10 will have 2GB of RAM (pics after the break).  Hopefully […]

RIM India Signs Ranbir Kapoor on as Brand Ambassador

Research in Motion India as announced that they have signed Ranbir Kapoor on as their brand ambassador for the next few years.  Kapoor is a well know Bollywood actor, who RIM is hoping will help to bring brand awareness to multiple demographics.   Celebrity endorsement is an accepted practise in India and is not met with the scrutiny […]

BlackBerry 10 Shows Off Speed When Competing Against a Galaxy S3 at Opening Apps

We have started to see at lot of comparison videos showing off the horsepower that BlackBerry 10 will have.  Most of the comparisons have centered around browser speeds, but this new one is showing off the difference in time it takes to open an app.  The video shows a BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha and a […]

Rumored Specs BlackBerry Z10

Just yesterday we saw some leaked marketing materials for the BlackBerry Z10, now we have some rumored specifications of the device. After going over these rumored specs this device is going to be a monster! The Z10 may have a Dual Core 1.5GHz TI OMAP 4470 Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 for the US and Canada versions.

Thorsetn Heins: BBM Could Provide Service Revenues for RIM

During Research In Motion’s Q3 2013 earnings call, CEO Thorsten Heins stated that RIM is looking for ways to have BlackBerry Messenger to provide additional service revenue. Does this mean RIM maybe working on a cost pending version of BBM for cross platform usage? Or possibly allowing devs or big name companies to use BBM within their networks for nominal fees? What do you think the mentioning […]

RIM Working To Get WhatsApp On BlackBerry 10 By Launch

RIM has not kept it secret that they are working hard at getting developers to bring their apps to BlackBerry 10.  One of the most popular cross-platform messaging clients out there is WhatsApp, and RIM is working hard to get it on BlackBerry 10 by launch.

Alleged RIM Marketing Materials Show Off The BlackBerry Z10

We have seen numerous leaks of the BlackBerry 10 L-Series so far, and yet there has not been much mentioned as to what the official name will be.  According to UnWiredView the L-Series will go by the model name “Z10”.  the above picture is allegedly some leaked RIM marketing materials that they received some a trusted […]

Marmalade Quick Beta helps you make BlackBerry 10 apps in a fraction of the time

While many developers have started to use Marmalade to develop their BlackBerry 10 apps and games, there is now the Marmalade Quick Beta that will allow devs to speed up the process. The Quick Beta allows you to make 2D apps and games in a fraction of the time, which will hopefully help developers get […]

Boost Mobile Set To Throttle Users Who Exceed 2.5GB Per Month

We have become accustomed to Sprint their pre-paid carrier, Boost Mobile, truly meaning it when they say “unlimited”.  Well it seems that Boost Mobile customers will no longer see truly unlimited data plans.  Boost Mobile has announced on their Facebook page that they will be throttling any customers that exceed 2.5GB worth of data within a […]

Is Bell Canada Going To Start Pre Orders For Blackberry 10 on Dec 20th?

Rogers has started pre orders for Blackberry 10, is Bell next? It has not been confirmed by Bell Canada on an official level, but a Customer Service Rep is saying that Dec 20th is the day that Bell will start their pre orders.

A Look at BlackBerry 10 Siri-like Voice Command

Ever since Research In Motion released the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha  we have see and talked about its Siri-like Voice Command feature. Now Tinhte has brought us some awesome screen shots of the application itself. With the voice command you can do a multiple of things such as phone calls, text, schedule events, and much […]

Irish Government Gives up on Blackberry, Will they return for BlackBerry 10?

The Irish government has announced that it will be dropping support for Blackberrys and in turn they will settle for iPhones and Android devices, according to SiliconRepublic. The switch affects Teachta Dála’s (TD’s) in the lower house of the Oireachtas (the Irish Parliament). Irish government officials government, feels that BlackBerry is no longer a cost effective […]