Tag: Apple

BlackBerry Curve 8520 will have “Out Of Box Mac Compatibility”

July 27, 2009 | By | 4 Comments

I just got a great tip via email, that even I didn’t notice. If you head over to RIM’s product page for the newly announced BlackBerry Curve 8520 you’ll notice something quite interesting. It says that the BlackBerry Curve 8520 will support Mac computers out of the box. This means that anyone (such as myself) […]

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RIM getting Mac Friendly with new BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac – Coming Soon!

July 20, 2009 | By | 1 Comment

It seemed like it was never coming, but today RIM’s official blog broke word of their upcoming BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac. According to RIM we will see the official BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac this September. The new DTM for Mac will allow you to do pretty much everything that the PC version does. […]

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RIM Unleashes First Quarter Financial Results

June 23, 2009 | By | 1 Comment

RIM has reported $643 million in earnings (that’s $1.12 per share), for the 1st Quarter that ended May 30th. A year ago, that result was 482.5 million (that’s $.84 a share). Excluding a $175.1 million tax credit and other items such as that, RIM earned $564.4 million (that’s $.98 a share). Revenue was $3.42 billion, […]

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Report States BlackBerry Is The Most Secured Smartphone

June 6, 2009 | By | 2 Comments

“Successful Mobile┬áDeployments┬áRequire Robust Security“, by Maribel Lopez, who was formerly with Forrester Research, states that the BlackBerry smartphones are the most secure against unauthorized access when they were compared against other device manufacturers. The report rates mobile devices in four different categories and the RIM BlackBerry devices stood out in all of them. The report […]

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BlackBerry Floats Higher Than Apple, As RIM’s BlackBerry Curve Beats Out Apple’s iPhone

May 4, 2009 | By | 4 Comments

The NPD Group, a leader in wireless industry market research, released their “Smartphone Market Update” report which is based on US Consumer sales of smartphones. And once again, RIM proves to be the leader. The NPD Group attributed the rise to a “buy-one-get-one” sale by Verizon Wireless, which helped RIM’s numbers increase by fifteen percent […]

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Better finger selection for Copy/Paste/Edit coming to future Storm OS!!

February 25, 2009 | By | 16 Comments

We just received a tip that an upcoming BlackBerry Storm OS will introduce better finger movements for copy/pasting and selecting text. In the picture above you see the little box which you can drag along to highlight text. It’s quite a good idea!! We can’t tell you just yet what OS this will appear in […]

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BlackBerry Media Sync for Mac Preview!

October 7, 2008 | By | 2 Comments

If your a Mac user like myself you might be a little frustrated with the lack of BlackBerry software available (directly from RIM). Things are looking up though! Last week we heard that RIM was in fact working on a Mac version of their Media Sync which syncs with your non-DRM protect iTunes music. Today […]

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AT&T: Why iPhone is better than Storm

September 24, 2008 | By | 13 Comments

AT&T must be feeling a little heat from Verizon’s announcement of the first touch screen BlackBerry “Storm”. AT&T has released an internal document that outlines what the iPhone does that the Storm doesn’t. Here’s why they say the iPhone is so much better than the Storm: – The iPhone uses multi-touch technology / Storm uses […]

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Mac users to get Desktop Manager next year?

September 22, 2008 | By | 8 Comments

Myself I’ve been a long time Mac user, but have always done my backups on a PC. Finally it appears that RIM might actually be doing something to help out Mac users. A source has reported to CIO.com that RIM is working on plans to either develop a Mac verison of their Desktop Manager software […]

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BlackBerry Bold vs iPhone 3G browser

July 20, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Boy Genius decided it would be fun to compare take both the BlackBerry Bold and Apple iPhone browsers head to head. In case you don't know the Bold does feature a full HTML web browser similar to the iPhone, even though it doesn't have a touch screen. Click on over to see what the iPhone's […]

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Rogers oh Rogers… 6GB of data for iPhone and maybe Bold?

July 9, 2008 | By | 4 Comments

Rogers must have felt the pain when 50,000+ Canadian's signed a petition against their iPhone data pricing. Well Rogers today announced special launch promotions for the iPhone. Select Rogers Plus stores will be opening at 8AM to offer the iPhone, but the best part out of all of this news…. Rogers will be offering a […]

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Is Apple mad at Rogers for screwing Canadians?

July 7, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

OH SNAP! Rumor has it that Apple is mad at Rogers for screwing Canadian's with high data prices. You may have heard of RuniediPhone.com, which is gathering signatures for a petition againest Rogers and the iPhone 3G pricing in Canada. Currently the petition is nearing 50,000 signatures! If you haven't signed it please head over […]

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