Category: RIM Press Release

Introducing the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900/9930 Smartphones [#bbwc]

May 2, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

It’s time to kick off the BlackBerry World 2011 Conference. RIM just sent out a ton of press releases this morning, announcing several new features for the BlackBerry PlayBook, and now the Bold Touch smartphone. RIM has announced the Bold Touch 9900 and 9930 smartphones. The Bold Touch 9900 is the 4G/GSM/HSPA model, and the […]

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RIM Announces New Facebook App for BlackBerry PlayBook [#bbwc]

May 2, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

We had a feeling it was coming after we saw the leaked image of the BlackBerry Bold Touch (which was also announced today) with the PlayBook rocking the Facebook app. It looks like a native Facebook app for the BlackBerry PlayBook will be showcased this week at BlackBerry World 2011, and then available for download […]

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RIM welcomes tinyHippos to the BlackBerry Family

March 25, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

RIM has just posted up that tinyHippos will be joining the RIM family. No these aren’t real hippos, its actually a company that focuses on mobile widgets and web developments. I’m not at all familar with the company, but apparently they have a┬ámobile environment emulator called Ripple, which is a┬ámulti-platform mobile environment emulator that runs […]

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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]

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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Official: BlackBerry PlayBook Launches April 19th in Canada and USA

March 22, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Finally the official news we’ve all been waiting for! RIM has just announced the Wi-Fi enabled BlackBerry PlayBook is set to go on sale April 19th in both Canada and the United States. The PlayBook is expected to be available in three sizes 16GB, 32GB and 64GB, and like we expected pricing will be $499, […]

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BlackBerry Podcast App To Be Preloaded on PlayBook

March 9, 2011 | By | 4 Comments

Following RIM’s announcement with 7digital regarding their online music store for the BlackBerry PlayBook, RIM also let us know that their BlackBerry Podcast app will be coming preloaded on the PlayBook tablet. With the PlayBook podcast app users will be able to browse 19 categories of podcasts, including sports, entertainment, business, and more. Other key […]

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RIM and 7digital team up for Music Store on BlackBerry PlayBook at Launch

March 9, 2011 | By | 6 Comments

RIM sent out a press release early this morning to let everyone about their latest partnership with 7digital. The partnership with 7digital will a pre-installed music store on the BlackBerry PlayBook for the USA and Canada. 7digital currently has a music catalog of over 13 million MP3’s and the PlayBook will get access to them […]

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Free BlackBerry PlayBook for Developers Extended Until March 31st

March 7, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

This is great news for app developers! RIM has extended the free PlayBook offer to developers until March 31st. This will give developers a little more time to get their PlayBook apps into RIM’s hands, and of course get a free PlayBook. You can grab all the details of the free PlayBook offer here. RIM […]

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RIM Announces Two Additional BlackBerry 4G PlayBook Models For LTE and HSPA+ Networks (Press Release)

February 14, 2011 | By | 5 Comments

Research In Motion (RIM) today announced plans to launch two additional BlackBerry(R) 4G PlayBook(TM) tablets during the second half of 2011, featuring support for LTE and HSPA+ high speed wide area wireless networks. “The BlackBerry PlayBook tablet is already being widely recognized for its superior performance, rich web experience, enterprise readiness and deep support for […]

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RIM Announces BlackBerry Travel App

February 14, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

RIM kicked off Mobile World Conference 2011 with a ton of press releases. Included in these announcements was RIM’s new BlackBerry Travel App. This app will allow travelers and BlackBerry users to plan, book, and mange their travels while on the go. You can find more details on the App at or Download it […]

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BlackBerry App World Now Available In Over 100 Markets (Press Release)

February 14, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Discover, download and enjoy a wide range of applications from BlackBerry App World, now available in 27 additional markets WATERLOO, ONTARIO and BARCELONA, SPAIN – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ:RIMM)(TSX:RIM) today announced that BlackBerry App World(TM) is now available in 27 additional markets worldwide. With today’s announcement, BlackBerry App World is now available in 101 […]

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