Tag: WES 2008
Well folks today is the last day of RIM's WES (Wireless Enterprise Symposium) for 2008. We saw tons of great news including the announcement of the upcoming 3G BlackBerry Bold. Here is just a wrap up of most the headlines from WES this year: RIM announced a $150m BlackBerry Partners Fund Windows Live Messenger and [...]
[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9Z0CQtG05o] Here's a quick laugh from RIM's CEO Jim Basillie. He talks just about the addictive ways of the BlackBerry and adds some good humor too it. Thanks to CrackBerry for posting this up live from WES.
RIM and IBM have announced a partnership to team up and mobilize Web 2.0 capabilities, by enhancing IBM's Wireless Solutions for BlackBerry smartphones. “As the world enters the ‘Era of the Mobile Web’, mobile devices like BlackBerry are outnumbering TV’s, credit cards and PC’s, and are becoming increasingly critical to business operations for companies of [...]
Well there is no doubt that RIM has been targeting the consumer market a lot lately. With the announcement of the new BlackBerry Bold at WES no one is sure yet if it will be more of hit with the business or consumer market. RIM is showing off these new colored leather battery doors to [...]
RIM also announced a new annual developer conference aimed at bringing all developers from around the World. The conference is sheduled for October 20th this year in Santa Clara, California. "Based on growing demand from the BlackBerry development community, we are very pleased to announce a new conference focused on developing consumer and business applications [...]
Rogers has just confirmed that they will be launching the BlackBerry Bold in Canada! While they don't announce any launch dates or pricing they simply made a coming soon page. You can asked to be notified when the Bold launches. Visit the Rogers website for details.
Kicking off WES 2008 this morning RIM announced the upcoming release of BlackBerry Bold, also known as BlackBerry 9000. This 3G packing smartphone comes fully equipped with HSDPA, EDGE, Wi-Fi, GPS and a 2.0 megapixel camera. Not only that but the BlackBerry Bold also features 1GB on on-board memory, 128MB of flash memory for content [...]
RIM and Microsoft has signed an agreement to bring Microsoft's Live Hotmail and Messengers services to BlackBerry. This agreement will allow BlackBerry users to have access to push Hotmail email and actual a Live messenger application by entering their username and password once (similar to how Windows Mobile works). "The BlackBerry platform is respected around [...]
RIM has teamed up with RBC and Thomson Reuters to start a $150 Million fund called "BlackBerry Partners Fund". This fund will be focusing on investing into new mobile applications and services. “The mobile world has evolved well beyond phone calls and simple messaging to require more empowering and liberating solutions that connect people to [...]
While Kevin over at CrackBerry has been enjoying his BlackBerry 9000 he seems to have learned of a new name for the device. According to CrackBerry and BGR they both are claiming the new name for the device will be "BlackBerry Bold". After a little bit of research it appears that blackberrybold.com has been registered [...]
So as you may or may not know RIM's WES 2008 conference starts in just a few days. The conference starts only May 13 and runs until the 15th. This year at WES (Wireless Enterprise Symposium) its likely that you will see RIM release their hot new toy, the BlackBerry 9000. Kevin over at CrackBerry.com [...]