NFC: Gets More Innovative by Linking Paperbacks and E-Readers!

Last week I wrote about a new NFC mobile payment option we launched with some of our partners. Today, I wanted to take a moment to give you some more information about NFC (near field communication) and how it will turn smartphones into “smarter phones.”

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Video: Changing your BlackBerry ID on a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet

Video describing how to change the BlackBerry ID that a BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is registered with

New 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook selling on eBay for $389

  Yes you did read the title correct.  It seems that someone out there has gotten their hands on some new 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook’s and is selling them cheap on eBay.  Now before you jump to the same initial conclusion we did, that this is a a scam, the seller does have a top rating […]

Blaq for the Blackberry Playbook, Updated To v1.1 with Changelog

Blaq, was one of the first  Twitter application made available for the BlackBerry PlayBook,  and has been update to v1.1 with a change log and a whole new list of goodies: Scroll to top by double tapping respective icon Show lock when account is protected Maximize Web view Delete tweet Pull-down Options Menu (non-functional) Search […]

Press Release: RIM Announces New Video Chat Application for the BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

RIM Announces New Video Chat Application for the BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Allows BlackBerry PlayBook users to easily share special moments with friends and family Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the availability of the BlackBerry® PlayBookTM Video Chat application – an easy and fun way for friends and […]

Developers: Register Now For Early Access To The PlayBook’s OS SDK

RIM has published a new page where developers can sign up for early access to the PlayBook’s Tablet OS Software Development Kit (SDK): “Research In Motion (RIM) is extremely excited about the opportunities available with the new BlackBerry® Tablet OS and its corresponding application platform. Building on the incredible power of the QNX operating system […]

RIM not announcing the Blackberry Tablet at #DevCon10?

BGR has confirmed: “the keynote today, delivered by Mike Lazaridis, will focus on the next generation tablet OS platform. It won’t focus or really feature any hardware, unfortunately. BGR’s source said it would be unlikely for RIM to announce the mysterious tablet device during a developer event. We agree. Is it possible there will be a […]

BlackBerry tablet coming soon?

For those of you who were doubting RIM making a tablet, listen up!  Further confirmation that this is real has just surfaced, thanks to public domain records.  RIM has recently purchased the domain name blackpad.com, leading to speculation that the BlackBerry tablet will be called the “BlackPad” taking after Apple’s “iPad” device.  This could still […]