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    by Published on 07-30-2012 09:41 AM
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    This years Pwn2Own competition will be co-sponsored by RIM. The annual event will take place September 19-20, at the EUSecWest security conference in Amsterdam,Netherlands. The contest is one of the premier hacking events that come up throughout the year.

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    by Published on 07-19-2012 05:44 PM
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    It has been an eventful day for those owning a BlackBerry 10 Alpha device, as the device received a much anticipated update from RIM. Although the BlackBerry 10 Alpha device falls short to what we will actually see in the final released product, it does give developers much needed ...
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    by Published on 07-18-2012 10:20 PM
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    Last week, we told you that Telus was partnering with Wal-Mart to sell the BlackBerry Curve 9320. It seems that Koodo, a sub-brand of Telus, will also be launching the device, with a rumoured launch date of July 20th. The price will be $50 on the Tab and $200 outright. What better way of getting a low-cost BlackBerry as a backup or replacement!

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    by Published on 07-18-2012 03:45 AM
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    RIM keeps on rolling through the far East Pacific region as they introduce the Curve 9320 to Hong Kong today. Keeping connected via BBM and other social media methods will certainly attract people to the fantastic features of the 9320.

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    by Published on 07-17-2012 05:26 PM
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    I usually hate the word "marketshare," but today I actually happen to like quite a bit. According to SRG’s quarterly Digital Life Canada study, the tablet marketshare in Canada has been changing over the last year.

    Currently, RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook has gone up to 19%
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    by Published on 07-13-2012 10:01 PM
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    Everyday millions of business professionals rely on their smartphone to help them get through the day. Smartphones have bridged the gap between corporate communications and have increased productivity for many companies. Communication is paramount for most people and a money maker
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    by Published on 07-12-2012 02:30 PM
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    Good news for our friends in Africa. Both Nigeria and Kenya have had both the Curve 9320 and Curve 9220 introduced to their countries today. Wonderful news for those people who are socially conscious and connected because of the integrated BlackBerry Messenger button. This also gives ...
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    by Published on 07-11-2012 03:19 PM
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    Continuing our coverage of the BlackBerry Curve 9310 device that is set to launch soon, RIM has recently uploaded a set of how-to videos to help you become a proficient user. These videos range from personalizing your experience, finding your way around BBM, to, taking great pictures. If you snatch up one of these superb affordable devices, be sure to check out
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    by Published on 07-10-2012 05:40 PM
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    Today RIM and Verizon officially announced that the BlackBerry Curve 9310 would be hitting the shelves of Verizon. With this type of news we always begin to see videos, photos, ect, starting to show up. BlackBerry has just uploaded the official Curve 9310 video promo for all to see! For those who aren't aware, this smartphone will come with BlackBerry 7.1, a built-in 3.2 MP camera for photos and videos, and a new dedicated BBM shortcut key.

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    by Published on 07-10-2012 09:22 AM
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    The new BlackBerry Curve 9310 is officially coming to the shelves of Verizon Wireless stores across the USA. The 9310 is similar to it's cousin, the 9320, but this model will be CDMA enabled for the Verizon network. I for one like to see BlackBerry on Big Red's list again as they are the biggest selling cell provider in North America. Hopefully this will give RIM a nice boost through the winter months until we see the BlackBerry 10 launch. The device will be available to purchase for only $49.99 after $50 mail-in rebate. Here are a few more details about the 9310 device:

    • 3.2-megapixel camera – easily share pictures and video with friends through text, BBM, Facebook and Twitter
    • VZ Navigator capabilities for customers to receive audible turn-by-turn directions to millions of points of interest and share directions with others
    • On-device Parental Controls – customers can grant as little or as much access to the Internet, social networking and messaging as they see appropriate. Create a select list of contacts for both incoming and outgoing calls
    • microSD™ card slot with support for up to 32 GB

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    by Published on 07-10-2012 03:50 AM
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    The folks at RIM EMEA have released a rather whimsical video on the benefits of using NFC and BlackBerry tag that show just how fun things are when you use your BlackBerry phone to tag. Hit the break to see the video...

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    by Published on 07-06-2012 01:22 AM
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    Given the introduction of earlier Curve phones in the region of Asia, it was only a matter of time until the BlackBerry Curve 9320 made it to Malaysia. RIM announced today that indeed, the 9320 with OS 7.1 and the dedicated BBM key, has been released in Malaysia. RIM is making great efforts to get OS 7.1 Smartphones into the Asia region for people who hunger for easier social connectivity.

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    by Published on 07-02-2012 05:27 PM
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    BlackBerry news in the last week has had it's plenty of downs. However, with this less than par news we have gained plenty of new insight into the BlackBerry 10 platform and what it entails. The news has taken us on a roller coaster. From everything about the delay of BlackBerry 10 to Q1 of 2013, to leaked slides showing that there will be both QWERTY and FullScreen BlackBerry 10 devices (L and N Series) at launch.

    With the help from an anonymous source, we have gotten our hands on what appears to be a BlackBerry 10 Roadmap for 2013! Boo-ya!! I'll explain more below, but first, here is a quick overview of the roadmap dates:

    • 4G PlayBook - Q4, 2012
    • BlackBerry 10 London/Nevada - Q1, 2013 - Europe launch before N. America
    • BlackBerry 10 Upgrade for PlayBook - Q1/Q2, 2013
    • BlackBerry device codenamed "Nashville" - Q2/Q3, 2013
    • BlackBerry 10 inch PlayBook "Blackforest" - Q3, 2013
    • BlackBerry device codenamed "Naples" - Q3/Q4, 2013

    Before we go into what the roadmap is showing us, we were also told that RIM will be launching BlackBerry 10 in Europe 3-4 weeks prior to launching BlackBerry 10 in North America. Don't worry though, both launches will still take place in Q1. The BlackBerry 10 Europe launch is suppose to take place within the first week of January, while the North American launch to follow in the first week of February. The reason behind this, is because the European markets and media outlets have been better receptive to BlackBerry than the "doom and gloom" repetitive bullshit of the North American media outlets. RIM has also had much better success with BlackBerry in general in these other markets. This should give the global market more time to become accustomed to BlackBerry 10 and create the hype it needs to make it's way to the shelves of N. America and elsewhere.

    Little has been known in regards to the BlackBerry 10 roadmap besides what we have learned from the delayed launch in the last week during RIM's earnings call. What we have known already is that the 4G LTE PlayBook will be on the market before the year's end. This will usher in the first BlackBerry 10 devices in Q1 of 2013, and PlayBook's running OS 2 will get a upgrade to BlackBerry 10 OS. Probably the best news about being a PlayBook owner you can get.

    What really sparks our interest is what we have heard about possible other BB10 devices which names were discovered hidden in the data of the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device. These were codenamed "Nashville" and "Naples." The roadmap tells us that the Nashville is tracking between Q2/Q3, and Naples Q3/Q4. As to what these devices are, we are still uncertain, but there has been speculation that they may be variations of the QWERTY N-Series. It would make sense being they all have a codename that starts with the letter N. Or, they could very well be variants of a 7 or 10 inch PlayBook tablet - not enough info yet.

    Since the release of the 7 inch PlayBook there has been many speculations and rumors as to when, or if, there will be a 10 inch PlayBook to ever see the market. As far as over a year ago there were rumors that RIM had completely stopped any kind of plans for a 10 inch PlayBook so that they could focus on getting BlackBerry 10 OS out first. This makes sense that we would not see a 10 inch PlayBook hit your happy little hands until BlackBerry 10 is launched. This also means that any tablet launching after Q1 will also come equipped with the BlackBerry 10 OS.

    We've known that the device codenamed "Blackforest" has long now been rumored to be the 10 inch BlackBerry tablet. Based on the roadmap, it looks to be tracking for Q3, 2013. There is also the number "128" shown besides the "Blackforest" codename. Could this mean that the first 10 inch PlayBook will come in a 128 GB model!? This could be very well so, as RIM has just nixed the 16 GB model, citing that less of memory is just not going to be relevant anymore as they continue their focus on higher capacity models. As apps and OS content continues to become more jam packed rich, I think seeing a 128 GB tablet hit the market in Q3 of 2013 makes a whole lot of sense!

    It looks like 2013 is going to be RIM's year for a chance as the comeback kid. I'm hoping to see when we attend the main BlackBerry Jam event this September in San Jose, that more light will be shed on BlackBerry 10 and the many questions coming from the community. I'm still hoping that in some ways this roadmap isn't true, and RIM will surprise us with a early BlackBerry 10 release in Q4 of this year. Either way, keep it here for any updates to the upcoming BlackBerry 10 launch!
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    by Published on 06-29-2012 02:26 AM
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    So with the news of BlackBerry 10 being delayed till sometime during the first quarter of 2013 (roughly 6+ months from now), there are many questions floating around as to what will RIM do to keep BlackBerry fresh in the eyes of loyal users? Many are wondering if the latest OS 7 will be able to hold interest, or if RIM has any other OS updates in store along the way? I for one am not happy about the delay. And although I'll be sticking with Team BlackBerry always, the average user will shy away from the platform unless it has what the general consumer market wants. Let's face it, OS 7 has a lot of great qualities that us BlackBerry users want, but it does lack fundamental features (video chat, apps, ect) that the average smartphone user craves for. Hit the break to continue reading article and vote in our site poll...

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    by Published on 06-28-2012 02:42 PM
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    Donny from the Inside BlackBerry blog sits down with golf pro and Team BlackBerry member Morgan Pressel to chat about what inspired her to get into the game and how she stays connected while travelling the world on tour. Pressel also receives a awesome device as a gift from RIM for her loyalty to TeamBlackBerry. Watch the video to find out which one!

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