Tag: BlackBerry Desktop Manager

BlackBerry Desktop Manager v2.1 for Mac Now in Beta Zone

June 6, 2011 | By | 4 Comments

Since the BlackBerry PlayBook launched in April, Mac OS owners have been unable to sync their PlayBook with their computers. Luckily with all the Apple news today, RIM decided to launched BlackBerry Desktop Manager 2.1 in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. This latest version brings media sync and backup/restore options for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. If […]

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How to: Install Official BlackBerry Software Updates Using a Mac

December 17, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

Back a year or two ago, BlackBerry and Apple computers didn’t play so nice. But since the launch of the official BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac, RIM has made it quite simple to manage your BlackBerry, including backup/restore, iTunes Sync, add/remove apps, and software updates. RIM has posted a quick walk through of how to […]

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Just When You Thought BlackBerry On BES Was Secure, ElcomSoft Wants You To Think Again

October 3, 2010 | By | 10 Comments

The Russian software developer ElcomSoft with it’s Russian competition, AccentSoft, has created a password-cracking programs targeted at BlackBerry with a Phone Password Breaker that previously was useful on only iPhone devices. The software has a double standard because it can help you retrieve your backup should your BlackBerry get stolen, but in the wrong hands […]

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Update: BlackBerry Desktop Manager Updates To v6.0.0.43

September 9, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

BlackBerry Desktop Manager has updated and it keeps getting more and more user friendly. You can either update from the BlackBerry website or from BDM clicking Check For Updates. The new change log isn’t available, however I’ve included a few pics. Now’s a great time to update your BlackBerry Desktop Manager.

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RIM Posts the Instructions For The Dreaded White-Screened 507 Error

August 25, 2010 | By | 5 Comments

We’ve all seen it at least once in our lifetimes (I’ve seen it often). You get your apps, you download a new one and for whatever reason, even if you’re updating, you find yourself face to face with a white screen and the wonderful 507 error message. Don’t worry, the solution is being provided by […]

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6.0 Coming August 10th?

August 3, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

New rumors are circulating that BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6.0, which was been in limited beta in the BlackBerry Beta Zone, will be getting ready for a public launch on August 10th. We can’t say for sure but we expect DTM 6.0 to go hand and hand with the BlackBerry 9800, which will launch with BlackBerry […]

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BlackBerry Protect, RIM To Serve And Protect BIS

July 13, 2010 | By | 3 Comments

Some of the great benefits of BES are the protective properties it carries with it. Those with BIS have had limited protection, but that’s about to change. On Monday, RIM introduced BlackBerry Protect, which is a free service that provides tools to remotely locate, back up, restore, and wipe the data from your BlackBerry.

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Backing Up Your Third Party Apps On Your BlackBerry

April 1, 2010 | By | 9 Comments

After the latest Tour update that just happened, I know myself and a few others made the same mistake. Updating from a different OS on the net, instead of downloading off the service provider and installing it. In my being hasty for happiness, I lost all my third party apps. So I want to share […]

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager Update Available, v5.0.1.37

March 24, 2010 | By | 14 Comments

The BlackBerry Desktop Manager has an update available. Usually if you check for updates through the BDM, it will tell you if has an update, but it hasn’t done so yet. You can download the newer version from the BlackBerry website, and you can choose the Mac or Windows version. Since this update was so […]

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Installing Apps On Your BlackBerry: One If By Air, Two If By Cord

December 30, 2009 | By | 6 Comments

Installing apps on your BlackBerry can be done in two ways. And part of the fun of the BlackBerry is having those apps. Today I’m going to walk you, as a newbie through the basics of installing them. I’m well aware that those of us who have had a BlackBerry know these steps already.

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Update: BlackBerry Desktop Manager Updated to v5.0.1.28

November 27, 2009 | By | 17 Comments

RIM has released the BlackBerry Desktop Manager updated version. To update you can go to the BlackBerry website here, or you can open your BlackBerry Desktop Manager, go to Options /Check For Updates, and check. It will let you know to close your current Desktop Manager, and you’re on the way. This update didn’t take […]

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For New BlackBerry Owners: Install The BlackBerry Desktop Manager

November 25, 2009 | By | 4 Comments

Congrats on the new BlackBerry, and welcome to the BlackBerry nation. I know with the holidays there are several new owners, and there’s some important advice I’m going to share that we take for granted and is many times overlooked. The importance of installing that disc that came with your phone, the BlackBerry Desktop Manager.

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