Archive for March, 2011

BlackBerry PlayBook to Feature BBM Video App for Video Calls?

BlackBerry PlayBook to Feature BBM Video App for Video Calls?

March 25, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Since the BlackBerry PlayBook was announced we’ve been very curious to know how RIM plans to take advantage of the dual HD cameras. At first we thought it might just be for Skype or Google Talk, but we now have confirmation the PlayBook will have a native BBM Video app.  As you can see in […]

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Android Apps coming to BlackBerry PlayBook & Tablet OS Platform!

Android Apps coming to BlackBerry PlayBook & Tablet OS Platform!

March 24, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

This just came hot off the press! RIM has announced they’re expanding their ecosystem for the BlackBerry Tablet OS by allowing Android applications, as well BlackBerry Java apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook. This is absolutely HUGE news for the PlayBook and its QNX based operating system. Android currently hosts over 200,000 apps, and this will […]

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RIM Reports Year-End and Fourth Quarter Results for Fiscal 2011 [Press Release]

RIM Reports Year-End and Fourth Quarter Results for Fiscal 2011 [Press Release]

March 24, 2011 | By | 4 Comments

RIM annoucned their Year-End and Q4 results today, and they look pretty decent. RIM shipped an impressive 52.3 million BlackBerry smartphones in 2010, and was the number one selling smartphone brand in the United States, Canada, and Latin America for 2010 over all. Of course they also talked about the PlayBook’s upcoming launch on April […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook To Get 10 Hours with Continual Use?

BlackBerry PlayBook To Get 10 Hours with Continual Use?

March 23, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

RIM has been pretty quiet on actual battery life on the BlackBerry PlayBook. Staples has posted up their pre-order page for the PlayBook and hiding in the specs is “Battery life: 10 hours with continual use” which we really hope is correct! As you may or may not now, the PlayBook is powered by a […]

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Koodo Mobile launches BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300

Koodo Mobile launches BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300

March 23, 2011 | By | 7 Comments

We heard a couple days ago that Koodo would be launching the BlackBerry Curve 3G. Koodo let it be known this morning that the Curve 3G is now available for $300 before their tab. For new activations Koodo is also throwing in a $100 Visa gift card. Other things to note, Koodo’s Curve 3G comes […]

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Update: BlackBerry App World v2.1.1.2 Available Now

Update: BlackBerry App World v2.1.1.2 Available Now

March 23, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

I saw that BlackBerry App World was going to start updating anytime, but never received notification through the App World. Instead, I checked the BlackBerry Mobile website and was able to download it that way. You can navigate to the BlackBerry mobile website here. BlackBerry App World update is free, no changelog at this time. […]

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NetQin Antivirus v4.6 FREE BETA Available in the BlackBerry App World

NetQin Antivirus v4.6 FREE BETA Available in the BlackBerry App World

March 23, 2011 | By | 7 Comments

There are several anti-virus mobile software apps available, and a few are for the BlackBerry. NetQin was founded in 2005 and has been available to other devices with the following solutions based on cloud-computing: anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, privacy protection, and data backup and recovery, and data management and used by 72 million users. NetQin was […]

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Update: Opera Mini 6 Releases For BlackBerry

Update: Opera Mini 6 Releases For BlackBerry

March 23, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

It was announced at CTIA and finally released for the BlackBerry along with other platforms aside of Windows and the iPhone. Opera Mini is an alternative browser which compresses websites for you to view that comes in handy when you are on a restricted data plan or have a slow internet connection. The update includes […]

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Justin Bieber’s Rocking A BlackBerry Bold with Canadian Flag

Justin Bieber’s Rocking A BlackBerry Bold with Canadian Flag

March 22, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

We missed this a few days ago, but someone sent it in on our tip line. Justin Bieber sent out a tweet letting all of his 8+ million followers know that he’s proudly Canadian and using a Canadian branded BlackBerry Bold. We can only guess how many teenage girls are dying to get his BBM […]

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Wakeful launches in Public Beta – The Personalized Smart Alarm Clock

Wakeful launches in Public Beta – The Personalized Smart Alarm Clock

March 22, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Ever have one of those mornings when you’re sick of listening to your alarm clock buzz? Well I’ve got the perfect solution for you. It’s called Wakeful, and its a handy little app for BlackBerry that is basically an intelligent alarm clock for BlackBerry. Wakeful replaces the annoying sounds with a voice that greets you […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook Also Pre-Orderable at Staples (USA)

BlackBerry PlayBook Also Pre-Orderable at Staples (USA)

March 22, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

We know by now many of you have already pre-ordered your BlackBerry PlayBook, but in case you haven’t, Staples is accepting pre-orders now for all three sizes. For now this appears to only be Staples in the United States, as the Canadian site still doesn’t have the PlayBook listed. You can follow the link below […]

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Pre-Orders for BlackBerry PlayBook Starting Today at Best Buy and Future Shop

March 22, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

This morning RIM let us know that the BlackBerry PlayBook would be available on April 19th, and they also let us know that Best Buy and Future Shop are now accepting pre-orders for Canada and the United States. Pricing ranges from $499 for the 16GB, $599 for 32GB, and $699 for 64GB in both CAD […]

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