Don Lindsay VP of BlackBerry User Experience left in January

Wall Street Journal’s Will Connors sent out a tweet that BlackBerry Vice President of User Experience Don Lindsay has left the company. Delving in a little further and we see that Lindsay left in January, yet clicking onto Lindsay’s profiles it still shows VP…. although with 1 tweet and Lindsays Google+ still showing RIM it’s a […]

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TAT Team Forms A New Company, TOPP

You may recall TAT-The Astonishing Tribe being mentioned in many a post on Nerdberry. They were acquired by BlackBerry a few years back and they created TAT’s Cascades framework and tools. BlackBerry took that technology and incorporated into their own SDK. As of this year, the team has disbanded and some have gone onto to […]

Speculation: Where did iOS 6 Maps Go Wrong? They didn’t have Cascades

Brought to my attention by Micheal @BlackBerryfan10–if we go back to 2010 we got a great preview of a TAT Cascades powered 2D/3D Map Application showing off crazy cool transitions from 2D to 3D maps achievable via the Cascades UI. See video after the break. Low and behold TAT (Now RIM Sweden) licensed the 3D Map Meshes from another […]

QNX sought out RIM, not the other way around

Not enough credit is given to Mike and Jim the (old) CEOs of RIM. True they lead the company and it’s shareholders to lose upward of  70 billion dollars as shares drowned 82%. And that’s only between 2008-2011. But what they were doing was a balancing game. One the consumer doesn’t  truly appreciate. Those who believe in in the […]

New BlackBerry 10 App Icons Show Up on Video!

Mobile Link Recently, RIM made changes to the Visual Style associated with BB10 icons, with these new icons, they have been scaled down from their previous 150×150 size to 114×14. This new change would make the new icons for BlackBerry 10 look much more like the BlackBerry PlayBook icons and focus on a transparent background. In any event, the […]

RIMM still a viable player in the telecom space, and its stock is dirt cheap

I bought 300$ worth of shares in RIMM back when stock was below 6 dollars. Today it’s floating with just under 9 dollars. And it’s been up in the low 9s recently. Which for me means even without BlackBerry 10 I’ve nearly doubled my investment. And when BB10 does release I can bet my investment […]

RIM makes changes to App Icon Grid for BB10

A few days ago RIM made changes to the Visual Style associated with BB10 icons. The icons have been scaled down from their previous 150×150 size to 114×14. This comes as a welcome change to some developers who’ve been ardent that the icons needed to be smaller and less rectangular. In true RIM fashion they’ve […]

Hampus Jakobsson Founder of TAT, Leaving RIM

In an interesting turn of events The Astonishing Tribe founder Hampus Jakobsson is leaving Research In Motion.  TAT is the design company behind the UI and UX improvements we will be seeing in BlackBerry 10. Hampus Jakobsson announced that he was handing over TAT to others in RIM via Twitter.

RIM Webinar: Astonishing UIs using the New Blackberry 10 Framework! Register Now

If you miss the Blackberry 10 Jam Event in May in Orlando you missed out on some great Cascades presentations, well your in luck on June 19th RIM is hosting a webinar which will help give you an understanding of Cascades and provide you with the information needed to get started developing using the new SDK: Astonishing UIs using […]

Scrapbook for PlayBook Receives a 3D Theme Pack!

Scrapbook for PlayBook has received a new theme pack. This new 3D theme brings four new backgrounds and nine new old school 3D images. The 3D theme pack can be downloaded right from within the Scrapbook application for free. With Scrapbook for PlayBook you can Create Scrapbooks from wallpapers, photos and stickers with playful multi-touch […]

TAT Demos PitchRocket at MWC2012

Yesterday we saw for the first time TAT’s “Confetti” application for the BlackBerry PlayBook Today BBNews.pl has posted an very interesting video another TAT project PitchRocket!

TAT Shows Off Awesome Doc Sharing App on the PlayBook

Mobile World Congress 2012 is really sending out some great new devices for Android, and not too much from RIM until now! TAT is on hand showing off an awesome document sharing application on the PlayBook . Hit the break and check out the videos!

Cascades UI Engine and Qt Application Framework Previewed at DevCon Europe

TAT, The Astonishing Tribe was acquired by RIM and with the future of Blackberry Tablet OS which powers the Blackberry Playbook as well as the new Blackberry 10 OS. At DevCon Europe keynote TAT shows off even more applications for developers to use and that shall be soon available on the Blackberry Playbook. Check out the video!

Playbook OS 2.0 Print To Go App Seen On Video From CES

Looks like there is going to be a Print To Go app on the Playbook OS 2.0. RIM showed off the app at CES 2012 and someone was smart to film it. hit the break to see the video and the app in action!