CESG Approves BlackBerry 7.1 OS for Government Use

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM–(Marketwire – Dec. 18, 2012) – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that the BlackBerry® 7.1 operating system has been approved for UK government use by CESG, the National Technical Authority for Information Assurance in the UK. The approval enables public sector workers to utilise the enhanced performance and rich functionality of […]

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Unannounced BlackBerry 9620 Headed to Nextel Mexico in December

Here is something interesting Nextel Mexico has posted the BlackBerry 9620 on their website as coming soon. The only problem with this is RIM has yet to announce this Curve-like device… The BlackBerry 9620 image is posted on Nextel Mexico’s website with the words “Pre-order yours” and “December 2012″ right below it.

Compliments of BlackBerry is Back for Canadians!! FREE Apps for OS 7.1 BlackBerry Devices!!

If you own a BlackBerry and live in Canada you will be happy to know that Research In Motion has brought back their Compliments of BlackBerry! The applications are currently only for OS 7.1 devices at this time, the promo is set to end on December 31st. It is worth noting that RIM has yet […]

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) v6.2.0.50 Gets Extracted from OS 7.1.0.523

Yesterday we saw the official OS 7.1.0.523 from AIS Thailand for the BlackBerry Bold 9900. Today @rr_yy has published the extracted OTA files for BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) v6.2.0.50 from OS 7.1.0.523.

Official OS:OS 7.1.0.391 BlackBerry Curve 9360 From Rogers Wireless

Official OS 7.1.0.391 for the BlackBerry Curve 9360 From Rogers Wireless: Package Version: 7.1.0.1311 Consisting of: Applications: 7.1.0.391 Software Platform: 9.6.0.60 File name: 9360jAllLang_PBr7.1.0_rel1311_PL9.6.0.60_A7.1.0.391_Rogers_Wireless_Inc.exe File size: 253.28MB

How to use BlackBerry Parental Controls from Inside BlackBerry

While RIM has taken a lot of crap about not keeping up with the consumer market, I for one see a lot of teens and younger kids with BlackBerry devices out in public.  I am assuming the main reason is that there are affordable devices that provide free messaging with BBM, something that I know […]

SystemDash is now Battery Pack

SystemDash has been updated to version 2.4.o and also renamed Battery Pack.  Battery Pack is another battery and system management application that is available from App World.  Hit the break for the full description of the application and the changes in version 2.4.0

BlackBerry 7.1 Now Available for Customers in the UK

RIM just made the announcement that BlackBerry 7.1 is now available for customers in the UK. Hit the break for more details.

BlackBerry OS 7.1 Now Available for the BlackBerry Bold 9900 in Singapore

Singapore – The latest version of BlackBerry smartphone’s OS, BlackBerry 7.1, is now available for BlackBerry Bold 9900 customers in Singapore. Starting today, current BlackBerry Bold 9900 customers can upgrade the OS of their smartphones to BlackBerry 7.1 for free via sg.blackberry.com/update, or the BlackBerry Desktop Manager software.

Official OS: OS 7.1 for the BlackBerry 9900, 9360 and 9810 from Three UK

BlackBerry Handheld Software v7.1.0.1149 (Multilanguage) Package Version: 7.1.0.1149 Consisting of: Applications: 7.1.0.342 Software Platform: 5.1.0.276 File name: 9810M_PBr7.1.0_rel1149_PL5.1.0.276_A7.1.0.342_3_UK.exe File size: 243.25MB Note: The Software Platform and Applications version numbers can be found under Options-About screen on the handheld.  

OS 7.1 Headed to the BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 Next Week?

If you own a BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 you will be happy to know the OS 7.1 is right around the corner! Abbas Jaffar Ali from Tbreak was in attendance at the Internet & Mobile Show in Dubai. RIM UAE was also there in full force. RIM was offering an OS upgrade service for BlackBerry […]

Leaked OS: BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9370 OS 7.1.0.340

Look out we now have some leaked CDMA love! Today OS 7.1.0.340 has leaked out for the BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9370! Hit the break for more!

RIM Updates T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Torch 9810 OS to OS 7.1.0.284 in the Beta Zone!

***UPDATED*** The OS version is not OS 7.1.0.998 it is OS 7.1.0.284. We apologize for this error.   RIM has released an update for the BlackBerry Bold 9900 in the BlackBerry Beta Zone! Hit the break for more info!

Videos: Blackberry Curve 9320

The following videos are from the first leaked OS from the Blackberry Curve 9320. It comes with the following specs: 3G, 2MP camera, dedicated BBM button, and OS 7.1. hit the break for the videos!

Telus to Launch BlackBerry 7.1 Soon!

Telus has post on their website that BlackBerry 7.1  is “coming soon” for the following devices BlackBerry Torch 9810, Torch 9860, Curve 9360 and the Bold 9900.

Profile Scheduler: Automatically Change your Profiles on your OS 7.1 Blackberry Smartphone

Ever been in a meeting or class and your beloved Blackberry goes off with a blurring sound that you belive can be heard round the world, as you scrabble to douse the sound or quick to find the silent button, when it’s all over don’t you wish there was a way to avoid this all? Well now you can […]

Official OS: Blackberry Bold 9900 7.1.0.205 from T-Mobile

The Official OS 7.1.0.205 for the BlackBerry Bold 9900 from T-Mobile is now available via software updates. Go to the phone options menu the software updates OS 7.1 should appear. Not all users are seeing the update as of now. This update will be OTA pushed out by T-Mobile for the Bold 9900. Let us know what has changed with […]

How To: Import new IT policy rule definitions for BlackBerry Device Software 7.1.0

RIM has just posted a new knowledge base article KB29510 for new Blackberry Device Software 7.1 that includes BES IT Policies Including one for SecureKey Browser Plug-In on Blackberry Smartphones. Hit the break for more info.

Official OS:BlackBerry Torch 9860 OS 7.1.0.190 from A1 Telekom Austria

A1 Telekom Austria has released OS 7.1.0.190 for the BlackBerry Torch 9860! OS 7.1 includes the much anticipated mobile hot spot as well as NFC capability (providing A1 has enabled it).

BlackBerry OS 7.1 Not Releasing in Europe Until this Spring?

During CES 2012, RIM announced Blackberry Os 7.1 and it was showcased on several devices, not to mention that the T-Mobile OS 7.1 was launched in Blackberry Beta Zone. it multiple devices. RIM has stated that carriers will be releasing these updates in the next few week, and Verizon Wireless already jump aboard with 7.1 updates […]