Tag: Android

To Sync or Not to Sync: Email Setup 101

To Sync or Not to Sync: Email Setup 101

March 19, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

It seems like BlackBerry phones are the negative target lately. I ran across an article by USA Today Tech entitled Tip: A Cautionary Tale of Syncing. The article concerns me, and I thought I would share the impression I got from it go over some basic email setup with our readers as well. ***Added test […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Launches with Native Apps, Android App Player and More…

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Launches with Native Apps, Android App Player and More…

February 21, 2012 | By | 6 Comments

It’s been a long time coming and I’m happy to report that RIM has finally launched the major BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 update. This new update brings much needed features like built-in email, contacts, and calendar, integrated social networking for Facebook, Twitter, and Linked In, updated BlackBerry Bridge with awesome features like remote control, which allows you […]

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Developers: Submit Your Apps For the PlayBook OS 2.0 Launch by 2/6…and Submit by 2/13 for a PlayBook!

Developers: Submit Your Apps For the PlayBook OS 2.0 Launch by 2/6…and Submit by 2/13 for a PlayBook!

February 2, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

Time’s a ticking and both Inside BlackBerry and the Inside BlackBerry Developer’s Blog have set the date for February 6th. You still can port and submit your apps later, but to have them available at the time of OS 2.0, it must be submitted by February 6th. There’s another incentive too!

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Install BAR Files Over-The-Air with LocalBar for the PlayBook

Install BAR Files Over-The-Air with LocalBar for the PlayBook

November 8, 2011 | By | 5 Comments

Any PlayBook owners out there who are running the Developer OS 2.0 beta know that installing Android apps is annoying (especially if you use a Mac). A reader at CB Forums has created a great PlayBook app that allows you to install Android BAR files over-the-air, simply by downloading the apps from the web browser, and […]

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BBX Platform Name Leaked in QNX Auto Summit Japan Presentation

BBX Platform Name Leaked in QNX Auto Summit Japan Presentation

October 10, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

We are only about 8 days away from the BlackBerry Developers Conference, and it’s expected that RIM will unwrap their new QNX smartphone platform, which was rumored to be called BBX. Well it seems the BBX name might be a go. During the QNX Auto Summit in Japan, it seems the presentator left BBX, along […]

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Video: Android Apps Running on PlayBook via Android App Player

Video: Android Apps Running on PlayBook via Android App Player

May 4, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Just a few weeks ago, RIM made the announcement that the BlackBerry Tablet OS will have the potential to run Android apps on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. This is done basically by Android app developers porting their Apps into BlackBerry App World. Once the apps have been approved into App World then users will be […]

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RIM Gives A Deeper Insight Into Their Expanded App Ecosystem For The PlayBook

RIM Gives A Deeper Insight Into Their Expanded App Ecosystem For The PlayBook

April 8, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

The Inside BlackBerry Blog, RIM’s Official BlackBerry Blog, has an article explaining their expanded app ecosystem and how it benefits both customers and developers. With the announcement of the “application players” that will be available in BlackBerry App World in the summer with a player for Android Apps followed by a player for Java Development […]

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Android Apps coming to BlackBerry PlayBook & Tablet OS Platform!

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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BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Heading to Android and even iOS

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Heading to Android and even iOS

March 3, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

New rumors are floating around that RIM is already working on bringing their popular BBM instant messaging to other platforms, like Android and Apple iOS. BGR is reporting that RIM is already hard at work on an Android version of BBM, which would be huge for RIM. This would allow pretty any smartphone owner to […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook (and QNX powered smartphones) to run Android Apps?

BlackBerry PlayBook (and QNX powered smartphones) to run Android Apps?

January 27, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

This is one of the best and most hopeful rumors of 2011 yet. BGR is reporting that RIM is working on different ways to bring Android apps to the QNX powered tablet OS found on the PlayBook, plus any future QNX powered BlackBerry smartphones. This could be absolutely huge for RIM if they could even […]

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What Smartphone Users Really See…The Smartphone Truth

What Smartphone Users Really See…The Smartphone Truth

November 6, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

C-Section Comics posted an illustrated  “poster” of the typical user of the iPhone, BlackBerry, and Android smartphones. It shows how they see themselves and how they’re seen by the other users. It’s pretty humorous so we had to share. I just had to wonder, where’s the Windows and Palm user? So what do you think […]

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Video: BlackBerry WebKit Browser Live in Action!

July 10, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

The folks at Driphter.com got some pretty sweet hands-on time with the BlackBerry 9800 running BlackBerry 6, and of course RIM’s new BlackBerry WebKit Browser. Check out how fast the new WebKit browser works over Wi-Fi. I think that this will actually give BlackBerry a fighting chance in the smartphone market when compared to iPhone […]

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