Category: RIM

Update: Avatar Builder Girls and Guys Edition By RIM Updated To v1.0.1

June 21, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

The Free BlackBerry Avatar Builder by RIM has been updated with a EULA and a few other changes. One of the things I noticed besides more customization was the BlackBerry necklace was gone and there seems to be more background colors. The app is available in the BlackBerry App World. Check it out…

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RIM outs BlackBerry 7 OS Simulators for BlackBerry 9850, 9810, and 9360

June 20, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Usually we see device simulators leak before they officially launched, but this time RIM has done something unusual and leaked them ahead of an official announcement. As of now you can download official device simulators for the BlackBerry Torch 9810, next-generation Curve 8360, and Touch/Torch 9850 smartphones. This is great for developers to get them ready for […]

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RIM announces BlackBerry 7 Screen Sizes for Developers

June 20, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

It’s no secret that RIM has several other devices on the way, besides the BlackBerry Bold Touch. Earlier today RIM posted up device resolutions for the BlackBerry 9360, 9810, and 9850, all of which have yet to be announced by RIM. As you can see from the above chart the upcoming devices will have high […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook Launching In 16 Additional Markets Over Next 30 Days

June 10, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

RIM sent out a quick press release this morning to let everyone know that the BlackBerry PlayBook is scheduled to launch in 16 additional markets, within the next 30 days. The 16 countries includes UK, Spain, France, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UAE, India, Hong Kong,  Singapore, Indonesia, Australia, Mexico, Colombia, and Venezuela.While […]

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RIM acquires Scoreloop – Cross Platform Social Gaming Developers

June 9, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

RIM announced on Tuesday that they have acquired Scoreloop, a developer in cross-platform social gaming. RIM made the announced on their Developers Blog and had this to say about Scoreloop: Scoreloop is a pioneer in mobile social gaming and offers a customizable and cross-platform social mobile gaming developer tool kit. If you are not already […]

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Dear RIM: Please make the PlayBook Recognize .CO Domains

May 21, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

As you might know we recently starting using BBSync.CO as a shortcut to visit One thing I noticed is that the BlackBerry PlayBook’s browser doesn’t support .CO domains as a format. The browser seems to support all other domains extensions like .ca, .net, .org, .me, etc. but not .CO. Whenever you type BBSync.CO into […]

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How RIM Is Transitioning BlackBerry To QNX

May 15, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

I ran across this article on ZDNet UK and wanted to share it with you. ZDNET UK was able to have an interview with David Yach, RIM’s CTO, and talk about the QNX system of the PlayBook and OS 6 and OS 7 of the BlackBerry. David candidly shares the view of the transition RIM […]

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Staples Recall: RIM Recalls Over 900 16 GB BlackBerry PlayBook Tablets

May 15, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Engadget posted an exclusive of the recall. It appears it’s only a batch of 16 GB PlayBook tablets, but nonetheless they’re on recall. It’s not uncommon to have a bad batch of products, and the vendor sends back the stock listed from the store back to the manufacturer. Check it out…

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BlackBerry Tablet OS v1.0.3 Rolling Out By Tomorrow – Brings Video Chat, BBM and More!

May 2, 2011 | By | 9 Comments

So far BlackBerry World 2011 has been packed full of news. The latest news from RIM is that PlayBook owners will be receiving a pretty big update for their tablet. The BlackBerry Tablet OS will update to version 1.0.3 and will bring BlackBerry PlayBook Video Chat, BBM via Bridge, Bookmark options, and Documents to Go […]

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High Resolution Images of BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900/9930

May 2, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Earlier this morning RIM announced the latest to their BlackBerry Bold portfolio, the new Bold Touch 9900 series. I’ve been waiting for RIM to upload the press images to their website, and they’re finally available. As you can see from the high resolution shots it’s beautiful! The Bold Touch 9900/9930 measures in at 10.5mm thin, […]

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RIM Launches BlackBerry Balance for Work-Life Balance on BlackBerry [#bbwc]

May 2, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

WATERLOO, ONTARIO – Research In Motion (RIM) is advancing work-life balance on BlackBerry(R) smartphones with BlackBerry(R) Balance(TM) – new technology that makes possible the convenience of using a single BlackBerry smartphone for both work and personal purposes without compromising the security of company content and the privacy of personal content. RIM is introducing this technology […]

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RIM Announces BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5 with Voice Over Wi-Fi Calling for Avaya and Legacy Nortel Systems

May 2, 2011 | By | 4 Comments

VoIP and SIP Compatible Platform Enables Integration with More In-Market and Legacy Phone Systems; Extends BlackBerry MVS to Unified Communications Application Development WATERLOO, ONTARIO –  Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) is helping more businesses bring together the desk phone and smartphone. RIM today announced plans to make BlackBerry(R) Mobile Voice System 5 (BlackBerry MVS 5) […]

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