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Scott is the founder and editor of BlackBerrySync.com. Since the launch of BBSync in April 2007, Scott has been providing the latest BlackBerry news and reviews to you. Scott is a pure BlackBerry addict, and loves sharing his addiction with the BBSync readers. You can follow me on twitter @BlackBerrySync and @SmartphoneScott.

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Beta Updated to v2.0.0.6149 – Adds Stereo Bluetooth & More

December 16, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Many of you have been running the developer beta (OS 2.0) on your PlayBook for some time. Although this does not include the native email and PIM apps, it does bring some new features and UI changes. RIM has just updated OS 2.0 once again with some minor BlackBerry Bridge and Multimedia improvements, plus stereo […]

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RIM announces BlackBerry 10 Smartphones Won’t Arrive Until Mid-2012

December 16, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

During RIM’s earnings call yesterday, a big bomb was dropped when the two CEO’s announced that the first BlackBerry 10 (formally BBX) smartphone won’t launch until mid-2012. While we had always hoped for an early launch in the beginning of next year, RIM Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis said they are waiting for a certain chipset for their […]

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Research In Motion Reports Third Quarter Fiscal 2012 Results

December 16, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Research In Motion Limited (RIM), a world leader in the mobile communications market, today reported third quarter results for the three months ended November 26, 2011 (all figures in U.S. dollars and U.S. GAAP, except where otherwise indicated). Highlights: Revenue of $5.2 billion, up 24% from last quarter BlackBerry smartphone shipments of 14.1 million, up […]

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GeeReader for PlayBook Updated to v2.0.2 – Launches Pro Version for $1.99

December 15, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

One of my favorite news apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook is GeeReader. GeeReader is a RSS reader that connects with Google Reader, so you can follow all of your favorite blogs on the go. Recently GeeReader has been updated to version 2.0.2, and with this update came a new UI and a Pro Edition. The […]

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First Image of BlackBerry Milan – The first BlackBerry 10 Portrait Slider

December 7, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Now that the BBX name has come and gone we have to get use to typing BlackBerry 10. CrackBerry has gotten their hands on the first images of the BlackBerry code-named “Milan” which is a Torch-like BB10 smartphone. As you can see it’s a portrait slider smartphone, which closely resembles the Torch 9800/9810. The Milan […]

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RIM announces BlackBerry 10 will replace the BBX name

December 7, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

Oh RIM you need to smarten up. RIM has just announced via Twitter that the original BBX name, which was given for the next-generation platform, has been renamed to BlackBerry 10. Why you ask? Why 10? Well we aren’t sure. RIM had issues the BBX trademark from day one, and for some reason didn’t secure […]

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Twitter for BlackBerry v2.1 Officially Available in App World

December 7, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

RIM just let us know that Twitter for BlackBerry v2.1 has officially left the private beta and is now available in BlackBerry App World. This updated version of Twitter brings multi-account support along with enhanced BBM support. BlackBerry users should start seeing the update roll into App World within the next few hours. You can […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS Updated to v1.0.8.6067 – Patches DingleBerry Jailbreak

December 6, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

It certainly didn’t take long for RIM to patch the DingleBerry jailbreak. RIM has launched the PlayBook OS update v1.0.8.6067 which is only 5MB in size. The update just fixes a minor Daylight savings time bug and patches the DingleBerry jailbreak. The OS update is free of charge and can be downloaded over-the-air by going into the settings […]

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RIM Releases BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing 2.0

December 6, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Free application, popular with business users, dials conference call numbers and passwords automatically Research In Motion (RIM) today makes it even easier for customers to manage conference calls on their BlackBerry® smartphone with the release of BlackBerry® Mobile Conferencing version 2.0. This innovative and popular free app includes a number of enhancements, such as the […]

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Pics of the Native Email and Social Apps for the PlayBook

December 6, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Right before the weekend, Kevin from CrackBerry posted up some fun pictures of the native email and social networking apps for the BlackBerry PlayBook. The native apps are expected to make landfall in February. It’s no surprise that OS 2.0 brings a full email client, along with social networking integration (like Facebook, Twitter, and Linked In). Enjoy another […]

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RIM Announces Third Quarter Provision Related To PlayBook Inventory and Confirms Commitment to Tablet Market; Provides Update to Q3 and Fiscal 2012 Guidance

December 3, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Research In Motion Announces Third Quarter Provision Related To PlayBook Inventory and Confirms Commitment to Tablet Market; Provides Update to Q3 and Fiscal 2012 Guidance Research In Motion Limited (RIM), a world leader in the mobile communications market, today announced that it would record a pre-tax provision in the third quarter of fiscal 2012 of […]

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4G BlackBerry PlayBook on track for 2012, More details on Native Apps for PlayBook Confirmed

December 1, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Since RIM announced the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 update, there has been a lot of un-answered questions. Our friends at BBCool had some time to sit down with RIM to discuss the PlayBook’s upcoming native apps and even the long awaited 4G PlayBook models. Below is some of the popular Q&A’s about the PlayBook, including […]

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