Tag: BlackBerry OS

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 […]

Continue Reading

OS 7.1.0.190 Leaked for Bold 9900, Torch 9810, Torch 9860

OS 7.1.0.190 Leaked for Bold 9900, Torch 9810, Torch 9860

January 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

A new round of BlackBerry OS 7.1 has been leaked for the Bold 9900, Torch 9810, and Torch 9860 smartphones. This latest version brings bug fixes and should enable the Mobile Hotspot feature on the Bold 9900 and possibily the other models, although we have not confirmed that yet. We’ve heard that .190 is running […]

Continue Reading

Official: OS 7.1.0.163 for BlackBerry Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 from Sprint

Official: OS 7.1.0.163 for BlackBerry Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 from Sprint

December 19, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Right before the weekend, Sprint launched a nice little surprise for their Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 customers. Customers with the new Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 now have access to OS 7.1 which brings several upgrades, including the much-anticipated Portable Hotspot feature. We should also point out that this can be installed on ANY CDMA […]

Continue Reading

RIM CEO Talks BBX: “We’ve leapfrogged everyone with what we’re announcing…”

October 17, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

We first heard about the BBX Platform name a couple weeks ago. Since then there has been lots of whispers of RIM’s next-generation QNX based smartphone OS. Today during an interview with RIM’s co-CEO Jim Balsillie, Balsillie “accidentally” confirmed the name BBX. Here is what he had to say about the new Platform: We’ve leapfrogged […]

Continue Reading

Leaked: OS 7.0.0.440 for Bold 9900 and Torch 9860

Leaked: OS 7.0.0.440 for Bold 9900 and Torch 9860

October 10, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Over the weekend OS 7.0.0.440 was leaked for the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Torch 9860. While we don’t know exactly what’s new in these versions, I can tell you it runs pretty smooth on the Bold 9900. There was talk of better battery life as well, which always comes in handy with the new BlackBerry […]

Continue Reading

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.570 for BlackBerry Torch 9800

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.570 for BlackBerry Torch 9800

May 12, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

All you BlackBerry Torch owners who have been waiting for an OS update, the time has come! The latest leaked OS for the Torch 9800 is OS 6.0.0.570. Just like any leaked OS we have to remind you that this is not an official release, therefore RIM nor us we guarentuee how it will perform […]

Continue Reading

Don’t Miss The BlackBerry Tablet OS Native Developer Kit Webinar May 12th!

Don’t Miss The BlackBerry Tablet OS Native Developer Kit Webinar May 12th!

May 11, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

For those of us who missed out on going to BlackBerry World, we’ll still have a chance to hear about the upcoming development environment and even talk to the product manager about it. If you’re thinking about developing apps for the BlackBerry PlayBook, or would like to know more about the development, don’t miss it. […]

Continue Reading

RIM confirms BlackBerry OS 6.1 now branded BlackBerry 7…

RIM confirms BlackBerry OS 6.1 now branded BlackBerry 7…

April 29, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

When we first heard the name BlackBerry 7 it was rumored to be an operating system powered by QNX, similar to the Tablet OS found on the BlackBerry PlayBook. Now it seems that RIM has decided to call their latest update BlackBerry 7. RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie confirmed it yesterday evening during their Investors conference […]

Continue Reading

RIM welcomes tinyHippos to the BlackBerry Family

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 mobile environment emulator called Ripple, which is a multi-platform mobile environment emulator that runs […]

Continue Reading

First Look at BlackBerry Mobile Hotspot Feature from OS 6.1

First Look at BlackBerry Mobile Hotspot Feature from OS 6.1

March 12, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

We talked about the Mobile Hotspot feature on BlackBerry smartphones a couple months ago, now the folks at N4BB have provided some leaked slides on how the mobile hotspot feature will work. As you can see its pretty much like any Android 2.2 smartphone. You will go into your manage connections, and enable the mobile […]

Continue Reading

Leaked: OS 6.0.0.486 for BlackBerry Torch 9800

March 10, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Its been a few weeks since we’ve had a good OS leak for the BlackBerry Torch. Now OS 6.0.0.486 for the Torch 9800 has been leaked online. We haven’t heard what this OS improves (if anything) but its quite a big jump from the last OS (.450). You can download this OS at either of […]

Continue Reading

Official: OS 6.0.0.461 for BlackBerry Bold 9700 & Curve 3G 9300 from Telus

Official: OS 6.0.0.461 for BlackBerry Bold 9700 & Curve 3G 9300 from Telus

March 2, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

It’s been available via BlackBerry Desktop Manager for at least a week now, but its now officially official from Telus, BlackBerry OS 6.0 for the Bold 9700 and Curve 9300 is now available for download for Telus customers. The new OS update brings all the familiar features of the BlackBerry 6 OS found in the […]

Continue Reading