MS Office Headed to the BlackBerry PlayBook?

This is a bit of cool info coming out of the rumormill today. It is being reported that Microsoft Office is headed to the PlayBook. RIM is apparently  working with Microsoft  get this off the ground. Things that are still up in the air as of now: How to get the Suite on the PlayBook […]


Video: RIM VP of Product Marketing Details RIM Cloud Services

Mobile Link We recently reported on how RIM was implementing ways of using BES and Microsoft’s Office 365, within Blackberry’s Business Cloud Messaging Service, well today Alec Taylor, Vice President of Product Marketing at RIM goes more in depth into just how it all works. He discusses the overall benefits, insight of the trends, and […]

Blackberry Business Cloud Services detailed with Microsoft Office 365

With the announcement of another cloud service, RIM rolls out documentation detailing how companies can use Blackberry Enterprise Service and Microsoft Office 365 through a highly secure connection using its Blackberry Business Cloud Services.   It was announced at Blackberry World 2011 that Microsoft and Blackberry were going into some type of partnership.

Microsoft Has Officially Bought Skype For 8.5 Billion

While it hit the airwaves late last night as a rumor, it is now official that Microsoft has bought Skype for 8.5 billion.  Steve Ballmer has stated that the Microsoft-Skype team will continue to support non Microsoft platforms, which does come as a relief to many Android users.  There is specific reference in the press […]

BES Express v5.0.3 Released for Microsoft Exchange and Domino

    RIM has released BES Express v5.0.3 for Exchange and Domino! BES Premium was updated to v5.0.3 just last month. Download BES Express 5.0.3 from the BlackBerry website Source

Microsoft Offering Free BES Cloud Hosting

Microsoft Office 365 blog has announced they will be lowing the cost to sync your BlackBerry calender and address book. We have exciting news for Microsoft Online Services customers. We are in the process of updating pricing for Hosted BlackBerry Service for Exchange Online to make this service available free of charge.  Starting today, BlackBerry mobile e-mail […]

Microsoft SharePoint Client Confirmed by RIM for “Early This Year”

Last year a new IT Policy rule for SharePoint showed up in BES 5.0 Service Pack 3. Paul over at InfoWorld has been able to confirm the RIM is working on the SharePoint client now. RIM is also working on a middleware capability for enterprise application integration called BEAM (BlackBerry Enterprise Application Middleware) The Microsoft […]

Bing for BlackBerry Updated – Now Supports BBOS 6

We just received word the Bing for BlackBerry has been updated. If you don’t know what Bing is well here your are, Bing is Microsoft’s answer to Google. Yup, That pretty much sums it up. The update to Bing includes support for BlackBerry 6 and other features: Homepage Hotspots: If you have a little time […]

Microsoft Thinks They are Going to Buy RIM

As long as all of the BlackBerry websites have been around there have been swirling rumors about Microsoft acquiring RIM.  Now myself I really don’t think that RIM or anyone else in Waterloo would let that happen. I know myself that would be a crushing blow to the popularity and strong presence that it a […]

BES 5.0 SP2 Specs – Leaked

Here is a sneak peak at RIM’s next major service pack for BES 5.0.  Our friends at scored a copy of the performance and feature enhancements document for BES 5.0 SP2. Here is what SP2 for BES 5.0 brings: Enhanced Performance and Expanded Certification Enhanced BES to Exchange Performance BES no longer writes updates […]