Have you ever sent a text message or BBM to someone and felt that they just didn't get what you were feeling? According to a patent filed by Research In Motion, we could very well see emotion-relaying BlackBerrys soon hit the market. Using a variety of sensors (both physical and software) to detect the user's 'implied emotion' when a message is being sent, this technology could add or alter the message you are trying to send.
Yesterday, some users reported that they were having issues with their sim cards not registering on their Dev Alphas when they upgrade to the new os which was pushed out yesterday. According to a tweet sent out by Tim Neil of RIM, these issues have been resolved.
As we previously communicated to you, in the coming months RIM will be rolling out a new Payment Service named BlackBerry Commerce which will transition RIM to become the Merchant of Record for BlackBerry App World Credit Card & PayPal only transactions. The goal is to enhance the distribution experience, make it easier for you to administer payment acceptance and to ensure compliance with
This morning OS version 10.0.6.386 was released for the BlackBerry Dev Alpha device, however, some users running Windows on their computer were experiencing difficulties with receiving updates via Desktop Manager. This evening Tim Neil (Director of Developer Tools at RIM), via the BlackBerry
Here is a great piece of news coming out today upon the launch of the new OS update for the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha. Dev Alpha owners will now be able to submit their BlackBerry 10 apps via their App World account so that other Dev Alpha users can BETA test them. This is all made possible with today's OS update which brought about the App
Martha! Martha! and more Martha! lol. I guess RIM seems to think that this renegade hipster designer star is still great for marketing to BlackBerry users. However, one thing I can't jest upon is great use of Mobile Fusion the Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia practices. This allows them to keep corporate information secure on employee-liable devices.
In a country where BlackBerry reigns supreme, Indonesia has just opened up 3 BlackBerry store locations! To celebrate the openings and let users know, BlackBerry has created videos for each of the store launches. The video above is a cool showing of the launch in Pondok
The BlackBerry Beta Zone has rolled out a new program for BlackBerry users on OS 7.1 to test out the Application Resource Monitor. The program will start off with v184.108.40.206 and requires you sign up first.
Along with the new Dev Alpha update, RIM has updated the developer toolkits as well. The new update brings with it push APIs and the new application invocation framework. Check out the full press release below for more details!
Security among high ranking government officials has always been a priority. From their own personal safety to how they communicate, it is extremely important to know that every security measure possible is being taken.
It's no surprise then that New York state Governor
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!
However you want to call the new texting feature that has been showcased to come with the new BlackBerry 10 OS, we have a bit of good news today. RIM has just been awarded the patent for the technology behind the new BlackBerry 10 logic-based predictive text keyboard feature. This is great news for RIM as they will be able to keep it exclusive to the BlackBerry platform for
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%