Archive for April, 2011

Native Facebook App for PlayBook Arriving at BlackBerry World?

Native Facebook App for PlayBook Arriving at BlackBerry World?

April 29, 2011 | By | 6 Comments

Earlier today RIM let the BlackBerry Bold Touch slip up on their website. We couldn’t help but notice that the BlackBerry PlayBook next to the Bold Touch appears to be showing off the native Facebook app. This could only make us wonder if RIM plans to announce the Facebook for PlayBook app at BlackBerry World […]

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BlackBerry Bold Touch Shows Up on BlackBerry.com, then disappears

BlackBerry Bold Touch Shows Up on BlackBerry.com, then disappears

April 29, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

The BlackBerry World Conference 2011 is set to kick off on May 3rd, and with the conference comes the latest BlackBerry smartphone, the BlackBerry Bold Touch. While RIM has not officially confirmed this device just yet, it did manage to accidentally show up on BlackBerry.com earlier today. Of course this image has now been removed […]

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RIM confirms BlackBerry OS 6.1 now branded BlackBerry 7…

RIM confirms BlackBerry OS 6.1 now branded BlackBerry 7…

April 29, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

When we first heard the name BlackBerry 7 it was rumored to be an operating system powered by QNX, similar to the Tablet OS found on the BlackBerry PlayBook. Now it seems that RIM has decided to call their latest update BlackBerry 7. RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie confirmed it yesterday evening during their Investors conference […]

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SALE: Tether goes 50% off today only! Grab it for $24.99

SALE: Tether goes 50% off today only! Grab it for $24.99

April 29, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Every once in a while on of my favorite apps for BlackBerry smartphones goes on sale. Tether for BlackBerry allows you to share your existing BlackBerry data plan to tether to the internet, without any additional charges from your carrier. Tether provides easy to use connectivity between your PC or Mac and BlackBerry smartphone, with […]

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Update: BlackBerry Desktop Software Updates With More Support For BlackBerry PlayBook

Update: BlackBerry Desktop Software Updates With More Support For BlackBerry PlayBook

April 29, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Today if you check your BlackBerry Desktop Software for updates, you’ll find an update available for v6.0.2.44. There’s not a changelog available, but I did notice it states more support for the BlackBerry PlayBook. I did notice that with the last version I was able to back up my PlayBook, but this latest version keeps […]

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Issues with BlackBerry Bridge? You’re Not Alone. RIM to Issue Fix By This Weekend…

Issues with BlackBerry Bridge? You’re Not Alone. RIM to Issue Fix By This Weekend…

April 28, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Are you having issues getting your BlackBerry Bridge and smartphone to connect? You’re not alone. A ton of people (but not everyone) are experiencing issues getting their PlayBook to pair with their BlackBerry smartphone. Myself I’m using a BlackBerry Torch 9800 and I was only ever able to use my PlayBook bridged once for a […]

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Want a Native Dropbox App For PlayBook? Then Speak Up!

Want a Native Dropbox App For PlayBook? Then Speak Up!

April 28, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

For those of you that don’t use Dropbox, its an amazing cloud storage that allows you to store and share pretty much any kind of file. Dropbox can sync with your computer and most smartphones, so you can access you cloud-stored files on the go. As of now Dropbox does not have an application for […]

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RIM welcomes Tungle to the family!

RIM welcomes Tungle to the family!

April 28, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Yesterday RIM welcomed Tungle to the BlackBerry family. Tungle offers cloud-based calendar and scheduling services that connect users with Google, Yahoo, Facebook, Outlook, iCal, and other platforms. Below is a quick introduction from Tom Goguen, VP, Collaboration and Social Networking at Research In Motion: Today we are pleased to announce that Tungle has joined Research […]

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Update: Fancy Characters For BlackBerry v4.2.3 By Sergey Demyanov

Update: Fancy Characters For BlackBerry v4.2.3 By Sergey Demyanov

April 28, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Fancy Characters actually updated not once, but twice the last few days. Fancy Characters is a really neat program by Sergey Demyanov and it’s available in the BlackBerry Sync Store. Back in the day, if you wanted to use certain icons or symbols that weren’t available, there were a few BlackBerry users who had an […]

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BlackBerry Messenger 6.0 Now Available in Beta Zone!

BlackBerry Messenger 6.0 Now Available in Beta Zone!

April 27, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Don’t get too excited just yet. RIM has launched BlackBerry Messenger version 6.0 in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. But this isn’t the BBM 6.0 that everyone was thinking about (just yet). The current version keeps the same UI, but brings small performance enhancements, as well the BBM branding within the application itself. You can download […]

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BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 Gets Wi-Fi Certification

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 Gets Wi-Fi Certification

April 27, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

This could very well be RIM’s second highly anticipated product of this year! The BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 has just received its Wi-Fi certification, which shows the upcoming BlackBerry Bold model packing Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n with 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz. While this may not mean much to most people it’s good news. It basically just means the […]

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The First BlackBerry PlayBook Commerical Airs!

April 26, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Since the BlackBerry PlayBook launched one week ago today, I’ve been wondering when or if RIM would start airing any commercials aimed at the PlayBook. Honestly I would have thought we would see commercials for RIM’s first tablet months ago, but hey what do I know. RIM’s first commercial has just been uploaded to Youtube […]

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