In Africa soon a group of IT members will band together to form the, The Blackberry Project 120, with the initiative of a young Motswana, Itumeleng Garebatshabe, who aims to mobilize IT and programming students to create information and ideas sharing network amongst the 120 members that will be selected.
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 [...]
This isn’t something that I really thought I would ever be writing about, but you did read the headline properly. Simony productions has released their latest movie, entitled “BlackBerry Babes”, in Africa. The movie is centered around a group of young women on campus that use BlackBerry smartphones.
Research In Motion is currently setting up what they have dubbed “BlackBerry Buddy” kiosks in Major South African malls. The Buddy kiosks are offering support, advice, and even software update’s. I can see how this is a great step toward helping elevate customer service calls to the wireless carriers.
BlackBerry Handheld Software v220.127.116.118 (Multilanguage) Package Version: 18.104.22.1688 Consisting of: Applications: 22.214.171.1245 Software Platform: 126.96.36.199 File name: 8520wifiM_PBr5.0.0_rel1788_PL188.8.131.52_A184.108.40.2065_Vodacom.exe File size: 129.36MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.
Research In Motion’s recent BlackBerry outage has been the worst that company has ever faced since the company has been founded. Global markets across the world in the Middle East, Europe, parts of South America, Canada, Africa and the United States, were without Blackberry Services including push emails and BBM. It has been rumored that RIM would [...]
RIM Apologizes for BIS Outage in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, India, Brazil, Chile and Argentina
Well it seems that RIM may not have fixed the issue with BIS in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, India, Brazil, Chile and Argentina. Many Blackberry users are still without email, BBM or internet for most of the day due to some server issues in the affected areas. While RIM had stated an apology and [...]
The UAE’s integrated telecom operator, Du has sent a tweet letting everyone know there is a confirmed BIS outage affecting Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Hi the break for more on the outage.
Since the Playbook has launched in North America, it has also made appearances in many countries all over the world. RIM just recently had “Meet The Playbook” events in various continents, including Europe and Africa. This gave local developers an opportunity to talk to RIM experts and play with the Playbook as well. Hit the [...]
South Africa and Waterloo, ON – Vodacom Group Limited and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet is now available in South Africa from Vodacom. The BlackBerry PlayBook features an ultra-portable design and delivers industry leading performance, uncompromised web browsing with support for Adobe® Flash®, true multitasking, [...]