It has been a long road for the BlackBerry faithful. It seems like eons ago that we saw RIM release BlackBerry 7, and the current in market hardware, to mixed reviews and criticism. However we have finally come to the make it or break week for BlackBerry. On January 30th RIM will officially unveil BlackBerry […]
I am a huge fan of BlackBerry themes, it is one of the main reasons I stayed with BlackBerry. The ability to customize your device was a drawing factor that many other platforms did not have. Obviously when RIM announced that they would not in fact be supporting BlackBerry 7 devices with a Theme Studio […]
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.
Thorsten Heins usually talks about Blackberry 10, but in yesterday’s earnings call he wanted to clear something pretty major up for everybody. ” So just to be very clear, we will not just kind of stop BB7 from being supported. We have a significant R&D team working and continuing to work on BB7. And you […]
As he should be. Mr.Heins did an interview with CNBC about the upcoming platform and had a few things to say. The interview was actually done after the report on RIM’s positive quarterly earnings. “[RIM has] 79 million BlackBerry subscribers on BlackBerry OS devices and that service revenue is not going to go away,” Heins […]
For those patiently waiting for Blackberry 10, you can at least get a taste of it with Peek 1.0.0. This is the first known Blackberry 10 looking theme out there. If you have either the Blackberry Bold 9900 or 9930, you are able to download it.
Blackberry 6 and 7 are most popular for Vodacom subscribers and with their release there came an increase in data usage. And with the upcoming major release of Blackberry 10, people are bound to use even more data. Jannie van Zyl, who is a data lead at Vodacom, said: As a matter of fact we’ve […]
Mobile Link RIM has made it easy for developers to get on board and to develop for BlackBerry and BlackBerry 10, with the push for tomorrow technology and the use of NFC. RIM is pushing the envelope for a new way and wave of ways of NFC to be implemented into gaming for the current and new platform. This short video shows a […]
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 […]
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 […]
At Blackberry Jam Americas today RIM announced the Blackberry Developer Community Awards Winners. If you’ll remember, a few weeks back we mentioned the awards and the nominating. Here are the results! Must-Follow BlackBerry Developer on Twitter Jerome Carty (@jcarty) – Software Engineer developing BlackBerry® PlayBook and smartphone apps under Kisai Labs, Blaq for PlayBook Dev […]
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 […]
Mobile Link A lot of thing bring people together from parties to a BlackBerry Messenger! BBM and Wikitude have brought the couple in this video above together. According to the video description you can Watch how this couple discover each other and fall in love with the help of Wikitude, BBM and BlackBerry.
There are already 56 Blackberry Expert Centers in Indonesia, but RIM has opened up one specifically for After Sales. Located in the Duta Merlin complex in Central Jakarta, it offers the most comprehensive set of after-sales services offered by an authorized partner, furthering RIM’s commitment to continuously delivering excellent after sales support to customers.
The NFC payment system is going to launch in September. This is a joint collaboration with Isis Mobile Payment System, Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T. Starting off small, only two cities are for the September launch, Salt Lake City and Austin, Texas.
There are 40 Developer Success Stories that RIM has chosen to share. They are Q and A type stories where the devs are asked questions like why they develop, and thoughts on developing for the platform, plans for the future. It’s interesting to read a different perspective on developing. From the people who actually do […]
RIM has been trimming the fat on the company to make themselves more lean and themselves more lean and more efficient to ramp of things to get Blackberry 1o device out the door and in our hands! Recently they have trimmed things up a bit by not allowing Flextronics to manufacture anymore Blackberry phones in Penang. RIM responded in […]
RIM has just posted a new knowledge base article KB32484 on how you can use the new Recent Contact Management Retention feature to help you when writing messages on your Blackberry Smartphone. Hit the break for more info.