Today at CTIA in New Orleans, TomTom announced that RIM is using TomTom’s award winning real-time traffic services for BlackBerry apps. This would include BlackBerry Maps and BlackBerry Traffic. This will provide great up to date traffic information for those of us who use Maps and Traffic. Check it out…
We’ve been waiting for the announcement, and today on Inside BlackBerry, the announcement has been made. There are new faces at RIM! Who are the new COO and CMO for RIM? Kristian Tear and Frank Boulben. Who are the new additions to RIM? While they’re names I don’t recognize, their backgrounds are impressive. Check it [...]
BlackBerry World 2012 was eventful and RIM gave us a peak at what to expect as well as having prototypes of the device available for those who attended BlackBerry 10 Jam. Check out the video from BlackBerry, which left me anxiously waiting for the release of BlackBerry 10.
Ronen from BerryReview posted a great article and quiz on some headlines he ran across on the PentechLetter. It’s a wonderful reminder that while RIM is experiencing a battle, Apple has been where they are. Back in August 6, 1997 Microsoft founder Bill Gates bailed out a struggling Apple with a $150 Million dollar investment. [...]
It seems as though RIM and BlackBerry have been getting the brunt of the comments and jokes for a while now. Robert Scoble posted on Google + how he sees that developers are deserting the platform and comparing RIM to a chicken with its head cut off, but Alec has some insight as well.
At BlackBerry DevCon Europe 2012 we watched CEO Thorsten Heins introduce Vivek Bhardwaj and he was demonstrating OS 2.0. Vivek also tried to demonstrate the Bridge and OS 2.0 with “Open On” but it didn’t work. RIM wouldn’t leave you waiting, so they followed up with Vivek and posted the video showing how it works.
RIM’s new president and CEO welcomed those attending to the very first BlackBerry DevCon Europe 2012. This is exciting and it was great to see such a huge turnout in Europe. This is an important event for BlackBerry and for the developers. Check it out…
I’m really impressed by the amount of advertising RIM is placing out there, and these commercials carry some great lines such as “I’m about Action, not Distraction” or “We need Tools, not Toys”. It’s nice to see some commercials about different professions and how they use their BlackBerry. Check it out….
We first saw a mock up of the BlackBerry London a couple months ago. London is the code-name for the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone, which is expected to launch later this year. Now curiosity of CrackBerry, a new image of BlackBerry London has leaked out, and it appears to be right from an internal presentation. As you [...]
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.
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 [...]