BlackBerry has posted an interview with the new President and CEO of RIM, Thorsten Heins. Thorsten Heins has been with RIM since 2007. He was one of RIM’s Chief Operating Officers prior to this promotion. We have the interview by RIM, some background on Thorsten Heins, and highlights from the video.
The Press Release made it official, and Inside BlackBerry has posted the announcement. Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis step down from their Co-CEO positions as Thorsten Heins steps up to the plate. I know Thorsten must be excited and elated to be taking RIM across the threshold and into a new era.
There are several great videos highlighting the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 (which will be released and out of beta next month) showing the features we can expect in interviews from Team BlackBerry from BlackBerry to BlackBerry Cool, CrackBerry, and Inside BlackBerry all from CES. We have the best ones for you to check out.
I loved the way that the BlackBerry Tag is shown on the Inside BlackBerry blog. It’s even more fun to test and try yourself. This is the very technology the Porsche will work with as well. What’s so great about BlackBerry Tag? Check it out…
Highlights From CES: BlackBerry Porsche 911 Convertible Fitted With BlackBerry and QNX Technology Goodness
Luke Ryan of BlackBerry interviews Justin from QNX inside the Porsche, and we get to see all the amazing features that are integrated into the vehicle thanks to QNX and BlackBerry working together in unison. Check it out…
BlackBerry announced their winter contest on Twitter last month, and this week begins the January one entitled #JanuBerry. The only requirements are of course having a Twitter account which is free, following @BlackBerry, and being the tenth to answer the question they ask with the tag #JanuBerry. Easy enough right? What are the prizes and [...]
I know we’ve fallen a bit behind in the coverage of CES, but one thing that did really irritate me was the TechCrunch interview. It shows some people truly believe that ignorance is bliss. Some media is being quick to criticize and paint an illusion, sharing only the negative points instead reporting of the whole [...]
RIM just sent out a press release to let us know they’ll be showcasing BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES 2012. The new PlayBook OS will bring the much anticipated native applications for email and contacts, as well social network integration. PlayBook OS 2.0 will also bring an awesome (and much needed) function to BlackBerry [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Since I downloaded Fruits and Ninja, it’s been one of the games I play often. The game is only $.99 and adds another great game for your BlackBerry PlayBook. While I don’t play a lot of games, the ones that keep me entertained are the ones I keep. What is Fruits and Ninja?
Here is a very interesting BlackBerry 10 rumor for the day. According to Jefferies & Co.’s analyst, Peter Misek, RIM might be looking at licensing the BlackBerry 10 OS to smartphone manufactures such as Samsung or HTC. Here is what Misek had to say: We think some of this has already been started with RIM likely agreeing to [...]