There is no doubt that BlackBerry has put a strong effort behind growing their business in the emerging markets. One such market is Indonesia, where according to a local media report, 15 million BlackBerry subscribers reside. This is a huge percentage of the total BlackBerry user base, and can mainly be attributed to BlackBerry 7 […]
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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.
With RIM set to releases BlackBerry 10 and new devices in the near year, it does leave one wondering how they are going to do over the Christmas season. Recent RIM Managing Director for the UK and Ireland, Rob Orr, believes that current BlackBerry 7 devices and RIM’s partnerships will be essential in keeping BlackBerry […]
It seems that we may see Theme Studio for BlackBerry 10 before we even see it for BlackBerry 7. According to a tweet that was sent out today by the @BlackBerryDev account we will be seeing Theme Studio for BlackBerry 10 either during BlackBerry Jam in San Jose this week or shortly there after.
MasterCard has made a big move into making NFC mobile payments a little more accessible today by releasing their NFC SDK, which just happens to support BlackBerry 7. RIM has definitely made their intentions towards NFC well-known, and it appears that MasterCard has taken notice. With the release of the SDK developers will not be […]
If there is one thing Research In Motion EMEA is good at it is making some corny, yet funny commercials. The latest ad aims at promoting the functionality of BlackBerry Tag on BlackBerry 7 devices with a clever spoof on the dating scene and how NFC technology makes it that much easier to share important […]
It seems we have yet another official OS release for this evening. This time around it is for the BlackBerry Torch 9810 and is listed as version 188.8.131.526 and comes from Redington India. As usual you can expect some bug fixes and such as part of the update, however we are also hearing that there […]
The new BlackBerry Curve 9220 has received a new official OS courtesy of AIS Thailand tonight. The latest OS update brings the version to 184.108.40.2063 and will hopefully bring some bug fixes and maybe a new feature or two. While this is an official OS please remember to use caution if you are loading this […]
A new free app has hit AppWorld that will hopefully add some fun and laughter to your picture-taking. PrankCam from Devcellent Solutions allows you to overlay some funny frames overtop of the pictures you have taken on your BlackBerry. Now this app is only for BlackBerry 7 devices and up the app includes a basic set […]
If you are looking for a new slick look for your BlackBerry you are going to want to take a look at iNew7 from Walker Themes. The latest theme from Walker brings some awesome features that are compatible with older devices as well as OS7 ones. Now remember that the OS7 version of this theme has […]
As some of you may know, developers have made great strides in creating themes for BlackBerry 7 OS devices despite the lack of a BlackBerry Theme Studio release that officially supports these devices. How did they do it? Some BlackBerry theme advocates were able to use some reverse engineering to get BlackBerry Theme Builder current to […]
We have been waiting for RIM to say something about Theme Studio for BlackBerry 7 devices for a long time now… It looks like our wait may be over in the next couple of weeks! According to a Tweet from the @BlackBerryDev to @_Lucky45 “Full Details on themes for #BB7 will be hitting the BlackBerry […]
If you are looking for an easy way to take your Bible with you everywhere, why not put it on your BlackBerry. The Bible App for BlackBerry has just been updated to include a few bug updates and more. The new version 3.6 includes the following changes; . Changes in version 3.6 include: Faster Performance – The […]
Now this is some truly bad news to end the day with. During a recent interview with CIO.com RIM’s new VP of Developer Relations, Alec Saunders, revealed the time frame for an update to the Theme Studio software to allow developers to make themes for BlackBerry 7 devices. Sadly it appears that we will have […]