Category: RIM Press Release

BlackBerry OS 7 Smartphones Approved for U.S. Department of Defense Networks

BlackBerry OS 7 Smartphones Approved for U.S. Department of Defense Networks

May 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

This is great news for RIM and BlackBerry devices. OS 7 has just been announced as approved for the U.S. Department of Defense as in the U.S. Army and Defense Information Systems Agency. There are four different OS 7 devices approved. Check out the Press Release…

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RIM Announces Thorsten Heins as the New President and CEO of Research In Motion

RIM Announces Thorsten Heins as the New President and CEO of Research In Motion

January 23, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

The Press Release made it official, and Inside BlackBerry has posted the announcement. Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis step down from their Co-CEO positions as Thorsten Heins steps up to the plate. I know Thorsten must be excited and elated to be taking RIM across the threshold and into a new era.

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RIM Previews BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES 2012

RIM Previews BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES 2012

January 9, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

RIM just sent out a press release to let us know they’ll be showcasing BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES 2012. The new PlayBook OS will bring the much anticipated native applications for email and contacts, as well social network integration. PlayBook OS 2.0 will also bring an awesome (and much needed) function to BlackBerry […]

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RIM officially unveils BlackBerry OS 7.1 at CES 2012

RIM officially unveils BlackBerry OS 7.1 at CES 2012

January 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

RIM has kicked off CES 2012 with the announcement of BlackBerry 7.1 OS. BlackBerry 7.1 brings the same look and feel of BlackBerry 7, but bring NFC via BlackBerry Tags, Mobile Hotspot, and an FM Radio for the new Curve models. It is expected OS will begin rolling out over the next little bit from […]

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

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

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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RIM Releases BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing 2.0

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

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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RIM Announces BlackBerry Mobile Fusion – The Next Generation Enterprise Mobility Solution for BlackBerry, Android and iOS Smartphones and Tablets

November 29, 2011 | By | 7 Comments

RIM Announces BlackBerry Mobile Fusion-The Next Generation Enterprise Mobility Solution for BlackBerry, Android and iOS Smartphones and Tablets Simplifies Management of Smartphones and Tablets for Business and Government Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today introduced BlackBerry® Mobile Fusion – the Company’s next-generation enterprise mobility solution and RIM’s entry into […]

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RIM introduces the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380

RIM introduces the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380

November 15, 2011 | By | 9 Comments

Early this morning a press release came out from RIM introducing two new BlackBerry 7 smartphones, the Bold 9790 and Curve 9380. The new Bold 9790 brings the familiar design of the popular Bold 9700 and 9780 smartphones, and updates it with a high-resolution touchscreen, 1GHz processor, and 8GB on on-board memory. While the new Curve 9380 […]

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Curve 9360 Receive MasterCard PayPass Certification

October 26, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Curve 9360 Are World’s First SIM-Based Smartphones to Receive MasterCard PayPass Handset Certification – Carriers globally will now have access to the first NFC smartphones certified as MasterCard PayPass(TM) approved devices – France Telecom – Orange amongst first to benefit from MasterCard certification awarded to RIM Research In Motion (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) […]

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BBX OS Officially Announced – One Powerful OS for Smartphones, Tablets, and Embedded Devices

BBX OS Officially Announced – One Powerful OS for Smartphones, Tablets, and Embedded Devices

October 18, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

The BlackBerry Developers Conference (DevCon) kicked off this morning with RIM’s official announcement of BBX, the next-generation operating system from Research In Motion. BBX combines the best of BlackBerry and QNX and will bring this OS to BlackBerry smartphones, tablets, and embedded devices. Along side with the BBX announcement, RIM announced that the PlayBook OS […]

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