If you are not familiar with College Humor please go and Google it immediately. If you are an astute BlackBerry fan you will have noticed that Streeter and Amir of College Humor have been involved in some web series of ads that dispel misconceptions about the BlackBerry platform. The Q&A is worth a read and can [...]
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 [...]
Mobile Link Research In Motion Executive Vice President of Global Smartphone Business Carlo Chiarello talks BlackBerry 7 at BlackBerry World 2012, as well as discusses the BlackBerry 7.1 OS update and the new features included.
The senior team at RIM has definitely gone on the offense since last weeks Q1 earnings call and the news about BlackBerry 10 being delayed. We have seen numerous interviews with Thorsten Heins regarding the company as a whole, and today Crackberry did an interview with Rick Costanzo, the new Executive VP of Global Sales [...]
Today we read and heard about RIM’s Q1 earnings for their 2013 fiscal year. While there is a lot of bad and ugly news, there was still a bit of relatively ok news. The worst news of all is that BlackBerry 10, the “Savior OS” that was going to bring RIM back into the [...]
Today Cricket has announced the addition of the BlackBerry Curve 9350 to their lineup. The 9350 will cost you $199.99 and will be available on the $55 unlimited talk, text and data plan without a contract. This is a great option for any BlackBerry fans out there that are looking to avoid the large monthly [...]
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 [...]
Near Field Solutions released a free app for kiosks that allows use of FUJIFILM Tap N Print. These kiosks, found at many retailers, give you the ability to print out your favorite pictures right from your BlackBerry by doing the simple task of tapping your NFC enabled Blackberry against the Tap N Print logo on [...]
RIM has set up a new website www.upgrademenow.com to help enterprise employees plead their case to their IT managers for an upgrade to BlackBerry 7 devices. One of the main issues with corporate IT departments is in my opinion that they don’t like upgrading devices, because it’s expensive and it takes time. Well with this [...]
Today RI has released three new BlackBerry commercials in the UK that highlight what they feel are the best-selling features of the BlackBerry 7 devices. The basic premise behind all of the commercials are that ”There are people who don’t, and people who do”. This theme was previously seen in some advertising that came out a [...]
Slough – London, UK – May 17, 2012 – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that CESG, the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance in the UK, has approved the BlackBerry® 7 operating system for government use. The approval enables public sector workers to utilise the enhanced performance and rich functionality [...]
Ever wondering just how fast you are really going? Or if that last lap was quicker than your first? Well if you have, the gang over at i-Mentalist has you covered with their app VCMS. The VCMS app was originally only for the PlayBook, but with v2.0 i-Mentalist has expanded to the support to BlackBerry [...]
RIM has taken a lot of heat recently for their lost market share in the enterprise environment. Sure there are many big business’ that have switched from issuing each employee a BlackBerry, to allowing their employees to BYOD (bring your own device) and then have it connected with the IT policies of said business. Well [...]
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 [...]
Originally just for Americans, RIM kindly decided to make these apps available to Canadians as well. This is for Blackberry 7 users, and there are a lot of great apps! hit the break for the list of apps and links!
Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today launched four new BlackBerry® smartphones powered by the BlackBerry® 7 Operating System (OS) for customers in Cambodia. The new BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900, BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790, BlackBerry® Curve™ 9360 and BlackBerry® Curve™ 9380 will be available beginning tomorrow from BlackBerry authorized partners.
If you have a Roku media player and a Blackberry or a Playbook then you should download the app. You can use your Playbook or Blackberry to control your player, it acts as a wireless remote control. It is for Blackberry 7 devices specifically.