Banned in 2010, Dropbox heads back to China

If you are in China and miss using Dropbox, there is a new rumor that has surfaced stating the the ban was apparently dropped. Way back in 2010 the Chinese government banned Dropbox for unknown reasons and still to this day no one knows why it was banned. We are based here in the US […]

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BlackBerry Smartphones Among Devices Being Smuggled In China

BlackBerrys were among the many devices stolen in a smuggling ring going on in China. They were 30 people involved through two gangs. There was a total of 500 BlackBerrys found along with Iphones, Ipads and accessories. The amount estimated stolen was 300 million yuan. They use stores with the older “antiquated” BlackBerrys to hide […]

Chinese handwriting input implemented in BBM with BlackBerry 10

With BlackBerry 10 almost done its initial roll out and the Q10 hitting the market very shortly, we are starting to see some cool new things that BlackBerry 10 can do.  The latest is a video from BlackBerry that shows how BlackBerry 10 can utilize Chinese handwriting input within BBM.  Any Chinese BlackBerry user should […]

“Action Starts Here” BlackBerry Campaign is rolled out in China

A few months ago we saw the BlackBerry “Action Starts Here” Campaign launch in India, and now RIM has expanded it to China.  The campaign is designed to encourage youth in China to take prompt action.  The online campaign is based on the theme of “No Fear of Change, Take Action, Now!”, and is trying to […]

Sales for the Porsche Design BlackBerry P’9981 go live in China!

Stuttgart, Germany and Beijing, China. Porsche Design and Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today launched the elite Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry® in China. The luxurious new smartphone will be available from Porsche Design stores as well as BlackBerry authorized retailers in December. Instantly identifiable as a Porsche Design product, the unique […]

Official OS: BlackBerry Torch 9850 OS 7.1.0.649 from China Telecom

BlackBerry Handheld Software v7.1.0.1886 (Asia) Package Version: 7.1.0.1886 Consisting of: Applications: 7.1.0.649 Software Platform: 5.1.0.480 File name: 9850wapihwAsia_PBr7.1.0_rel1886_PL5.1.0.480_A7.1.0.649_China_Telecom_.exe File size: 232.09MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.

BlackBerry Bold 9900 Smartphone Launches in China

Beijing, China – July 26, 2012 — Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today launched the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 smartphone in China. The BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone is the thinnest BlackBerry smartphone yet and offers the perfect combination of a high-performance keyboard and touch display integrated within the iconic BlackBerry Bold design. It […]

RIM Introduces the BlackBerry Bold 9930 Smartphone in China

Beijing and Guangzhou, China – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9930 smartphone will be available in China through the corporate sales channels of China Telecom. Running on China Telecom’s CDMA network, the BlackBerry Bold 9930 smartphone is the thinnest BlackBerry smartphone yet and the first to offer […]

QNX and SIAT CAS to establish Center of Excellence in China for Embedded Software Systems

QNX has released a few press releases today letting everyone know that they are branching out into some new endeavours.  Not all these new endeavours will directly relate to the QNX side of BlackBerry, but mainly to do the automotive and embedded software solutions that the company is renowned for.  However the partnership to establish […]

China Unicom Launches BlackBerry Service for Consumers

Beijing, China – China Unicom and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of BlackBerry® services for consumers in China. Following the launch of the BlackBerry® Enterprise Solution for business customers in 2011, China Unicom is now also offering BlackBerry® Internet Service for consumers. China Unicom’s customers will now be […]

Official OS: BlackBerry Storm 9530 OS 5.0.0.1041 from China Telecom

BlackBerry Handheld Software v5.0.0.1688 (EastAsia) Package Version: 5.0.0.1688 Consisting of: Applications: 5.0.0.1041 Software Platform: 4.2.0.456 File name: 9530hwEastAsia_PBr5.0.0_rel1688_PL4.2.0.456_A5.0.0.1041_China_Telecom_.exe File size: 133.79MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.

Press Release: China Unicom and Research In Motion Launch BlackBerry Smartphones and Services

  Beijing, China and Waterloo, Ontario – China Unicom and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the launch of BlackBerry® smartphones and services in China. China Unicom will be launching the BlackBerry® Enterprise Solution, including the BlackBerry® Torch™ and BlackBerry® Curve™ 3G smartphones. With its comprehensive 3G/WCDMA coverage in China, China […]

Press Release: China Telecom and Research In Motion Launch BlackBerry Services for Small Businesses in China

  Companies Introduce BlackBerry Bold 9650 Smartphone Shanghai, China and Waterloo, Ontario – China Telecommunications Corporation (China Telecom) and Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced plans to launch BlackBerry® services for small businesses in China. In addition, the companies are launching the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9650 smartphone. Beginning May 17, China Telecom […]

Photo Leak: Curve 8980 “Atlas” With China Mobile Branding

It may come to a surprise to some of you that while many smartphone components are made in China, they do not always receive new devices at the same time as North America or Europe. Today we have some leaked photos of the what appears to be the newest Blackberry to hit the Chinese market. […]

First RIM BlackBerry Retail Store Now Open In China

RIM has opened its first BlackBerry retail store in Beijing, China on Wednesday. They hope by doing this it will boost the smartphone presence in the mainland market. RIM is calling the store and “experience center”, by giving visitors a better opportunity to use the devices hands on. Natalie Wang, a company spokesperson said the […]