RIM already talked about the Playbook 2.0 OS being released in Feb 2012 at CES and not much more than that. But there are talks of upcoming products that will be released throughout the year. So what is to come? 10″ PlayBook releasing in December 2012, will be LTE enabled 7″ PlayBook releasing in April [...]
RIM is in a scandal, and it’s about the Pakistani Military. Information-age.com: The Pakistani commission investigating a memo that was supposedly sent to the US government requesting “direct intervention from the US in combating the (Pakistani) military, which it claimed was plotting to bring down the civilian apparatus.” according to Information-Age.
Earlier today there was a report coming from the Infiltrate Conference that the Intrepidous Group had given a talk on security issues surrounding the BlackBerry PlayBook. The group claims to have discovered “several high risk vulnerabilities with RIM’s Blackberry Playbook that allows malicious applications to access personal information, contacts, and emails from connected Blackberry phones.” [...]
In a day and age where the spectrum we use for our smartphones is becoming more and more strained, it does not come as a surprise that carriers are now asking OEMs to only provide LTE enabled devices. We have recently seen rumors that the BlackBerry Colt was scrapped because it did not have a [...]
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that both Microsoft and Nokia had an interest in possibly acquiring RIM, according to insiders.
Sadly today RIM stock share has falling to its lowest amount since May 2004 to $15.08. Not too sure as to what this will mean for the future of RIM but all markets have hickups. Reluctantly Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie will be giving the RIM earnings call for the numbers and projections for RIM. Keep it lock to Nerdberry.net [...]
Leave it to the BlackBerry faithful to turn a very depressing event into something a little complicated, but very rewarding. With RIM announcing that a Theme Builder for BlackBerry 7 wasn’t going to be released until mid 2012, theme builders and lovers alike were thrown for quite the loop. Well it looks like there may [...]
Now this is some truly bad news to end the day with. During a recent interview with CIO.com RIM’s new VP of Developer Relations, Alec Saunders, revealed the time frame for an update to the Theme Studio software to allow developers to make themes for BlackBerry 7 devices. Sadly it appears that we will have [...]
This news upset me to see but it seems that RIM stocks began to back-slid It is not sure for what has caused the decline or as to what it maybe linked to but the Bloomberg Stock has reported that RIM’s stock price has fallen below the book value for the first time in nine years. RIM is now worth less than the [...]
When the rumors first started flying about the new BB7 devices there was one feature that all BlackBerry owners had been waiting for, Mobile HotSpot support. Personally I was sad to discover at the #BB7FanNight in Toronto that the HotSpot functionality had been removed from the operating system, and with no indication of when or [...]
We have already seen some pretty concrete evidence that shows the Torch 9810 launching on T-Mobile November 9th, and here is some more. As you can see from the internal screenshot business customers will be able to order starting November 2nd, with retail outlets getting the device starting on the 9th. So how many of you are [...]
It was really only a matter of time before one of these reared their ugly head, but we now have a class action suit being launched against RIM for the latest BlackBerry outage. The Financial Post reported today that the suit was officially filed by the Consumer Law Group in the Quebec Superior Court “on behalf of individuals [...]
As you can see the title for this one starts with “rumor” so remember to take this all with a grain of salt. According to N4BB the first BlackBerry BBX based superphone, the Colt, will potential resemble what you see in the pic. The phone is expected to have a 1.2 GHz single core processor, [...]
According to a source of BGR we may not see the official PlayBook 2.0 update until Febraury of 2012. After DevCon and the release of the beta developer build of the 2.0 update this doesn’t really surprise me. The main issue seems to be revolving around the fact that BlackBerry PIN’s have always been limited [...]
While NFC hasn’t been fully implemented as a useful feature yet, it is nice to know that a device has the ability to use it in the future. The T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9900 did not launch with NFC enabled, and it looks like it may never receive it either.
Love it or hate it the Porsche designed BlackBerry that we have seen numerous times is apparently going to be officially announced on October 27th. The BlackBerry Bold 9980, aka the “Knight”, was originally rumored to be a QNX BlackBerry which of course made no sense. After a few more leaks it was determined that the 9980 [...]
If you happen to live in Canada and are somewhere where Wind Mobile has coverage then this may be of some interest. A leaked roadmap for Wind shows that they are planning on releasing three new BlackBerry devices sometime in the near future. The three devices listed on the roadmap are the Bold 9900 and [...]
If you have had plans on picking up a BlackBerry Bold 9900 from T-Mobile on an upgrade you may want to wait till tomorrow. TmoNews got some screenshots that show that you can expect a $50 price drop tomorrow, which will bring the price to $249.99 after the $50 mail-in-rebate. Many people have stated that [...]
Over the last three days there has been a major BIS outage in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. RIM reported that the issue was failure of a core switch and the backup procedure did not work. Well this morning we can now report that Canada, Mexico and the US are now affected. There has [...]