Press Release: RIM to Host BlackBerry DevCon Americas 2011

Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) will host BlackBerry® DevCon Americas ( from October 18 to 20, 2011 in San Francisco, California. New and existing BlackBerry® application developers will get an opportunity to interact and learn from RIM and community experts about the latest development technologies for the BlackBerry® platform.


DevCon Attendees to Get a FREE 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook!

This is interesting to say the least. RIM will be handing out 16GB BlackBerry PlayBooks to people attending BlackBerry DevCon 2011 in San Francisco. Here is what RIM said about the offer: Attendees at the conference will receive a 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to help kick start the development of their next app! Register now […]

What’s In Store For DevCon Americas 2011?

We all know that DevCon Americas 201will take place in San Francisco and will run from October 18th to the 20th. The BlackBerry Developer’s Blog has put a nice list together of what you can expect while at DevCon this year. Check out what’s in store for all that attend!

BlackBerry DevCon Americas 2011 Mobile Guide Now Available for BlackBerry Smartphones and the PlayBook!

With DevCon right around the corner,RIM has released the DevCon 2011 application for both BlackBerry Smartphones and the PlayBook! DevCon is in San Francisco and will run from October 18th to the 20th. Stock Description: The BlackBerry® DevCon Americas Mobile Conference Guide is an easy way to look up the full breakout session catalog, read […]

BlackBerry PlayBook Native SDK beta being made available to certain developers

The one thing that we have been waiting for for PlayBook development is the native SDK from RIM.  It seems that certain developers have just now been given access to a beta version of the native SDK.  The chosen developers have received an email from RIM inviting them to download the SDK and start working […]

QNX phones set to be shown off at DevCon

The good news of an earnings call, regardless of the numbers, is that we usually get some more news and announcements. While we heard that the PlayBook 2.0 update wouldn’t be hitting until after DevCon, we did find out that we should see some QNX phones there. Both Jim Balsille and Mike Lazridis admitted that […]

Attention Developers: BlackBerry DevCon Americas, DevCon Asia, DevCon Europe Info

RIM has reached out to us with more information on BlackBerry DevCon Americas, DevCon Asia, DevCon Europe. Developers listen up! Early Bird Offer for BlackBerry DevCon Americas ends August 26. Register now so you don’t miss out on the $699 USD Early Bird Rate. DevCon Asia, dates announced: December 7-8, 2011 in Bangkok,  and […]

BlackBerry DevCon 2011 Session Catalog Now Available

If you are a BlackBerry developer, or just the type of person that likes to know anything and everything that surrounds the BlackBerry world then you will want to check out the DevCon 2011 Catalog. DevCon 2011 will be held in San Francisco on October 18-20, and will of course be full of developer news, […]

RIM is Looking for Sponsors for DevCon Americas 2011

RIM is sending out emails looking for sponsor for DevCon Americas 2011. If you would like to become a sponsor for DevCon Americas check out the info below: Over 1,500 of the world’s most enthusiastic BlackBerry® developers will attend BlackBerry DevCon Americas 2011. Will you be there? Sponsorship opportunities are now available for BlackBerry DevCon Americas! […]

BlackBerry DevCon Europe & Asia Location and Dates Announced

The DevCon was held earlier this year in Asia, and was a great success.  DevCon was so successful that RIM has announce the location and the shed a little light on the dates as well. There also will be a new DevCon Europe additionally a DevCon Asia, that will be held in Bangkok Thailand. The dates of […]

Register for DevCon Americas 2011 and save BIG!!! – October 18-20th in San Francisco Marriott Marquis!

Early Bird offer, we are extending the deadline! Save $250 USD off the onsite rate when you register by August 26, 2011. Save even more with the Registration & Hotel Bundle! Bundle your registration fee and hotel costs together, and get 4 nights at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis for the price of 3. Find […]

BlackBerry DevCon Europe 2012 – Call for Papers extended to August 26th!

DevCon Europe 2012 will take place on  February 7-8 2012 in Amsterdam. RIM has extended the call for papers until August 26th, 2011 – originally set to end on June 24th. The BlackBerry® development community has grown immensely, and we want to come to you. Announcing BlackBerry DevCon Europe! BlackBerry DevCon Europe is where developers […]

The BlackBerry DEVCON Call For Papers Ending Soon!

The developer community plays an enormous role in shaping BlackBerry® DEVCON. We’re looking for your experience to help build the 2011 conference content. Answer the Call For Papers and you could become a breakout session presenter at BlackBerry DEVCON 2011, October 18-20 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. Submit your entry now – the Call […]

BlackBerry 6.1 Application Platform Announced at DevCon Asia 2011!

During the General Session Keynote at BlackBerry DevCon Asia, Tyler Lessard, VP of Global Alliances and Developer Relations for RIM, announced the new BlackBerry 6.1 Application Platform for BlackBerry Smartphones. BlackBerry 6.1 Application will build up BBOS 6 and will introduce new features to developers. The new tools/APIs include: Magnetometer / Digital compass APIs Open GL-ES […]

RIM Releases New Developer Tools and Services for PlayBook OS and BlackBerry Smartphones at BlackBerry DevCon Asia

With CES over, Everyone seems to have started to look at what DevCon will bring this year. With that said, RIM has now released  BlackBerry WebWorks SDK (beta) for tablet OS, and New Services and Tools for BlackBerry Smartphones. The WebWorks SDK will provide Developers with: RIM’s powerful WebKit web rendering engine (which is at the […]

DevCon Asia 2011 App Now available for download

  Presently, The BlackBerry® Developer Conference Asia is the largest all-development conference outside of North America.  On January 13 and 14, the prestigious event will take place in Bali, Indonesia.  Due to attend are some of the world’s developers, BlackBerry® experts, and Research In Motion® (RIM®) partners.  More than 40 breakout sessions covering the hottest […]

Press Release: RIM to Host BlackBerry Developer Conference in Asia on 13 – 14 January 2011

• First BlackBerry® DevCon in Asia • Conference to take place in Bali, Indonesia • Register to attend at Singapore – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced its first developer conference in Asia. BlackBerry® DevCon Asia is scheduled to take place at the Bali International Convention Centre in Bali, Indonesia […]

Did you not go to DevCon? Missed the Keynote? Watch it here!

DevCon is wraping up today and if you did not get to see the keynote you can watch it here. Mike Lazaridis announced the BlackBerry PlayBook which had been rumored for a while as to whether or not it was going to be announced at DEVCON. Other announcements included advertising for application developers and BlackBerry Messenger opening […]

DEVCON Themes Available For The Bold 9700 And The Torch 9800

With this years DEVCON upon us the fun has already begun. It is expected that the Theme Studio for Blackberry 6 will be released, which is a nice treat for all you Torch users (myself included). If you are a 9700 or 9800 user and are looking for a new theme to rock out for […]