RIM, in efforts to cut costs and like they had promised to do, have ended their partnership with Flextronics to manufacture BlackBerry phones. Flextronics' Malaysia plant will no longer be manufacturing BlackBerry smart phones but their employees will be sent to work on other phones
In the latest of RIM's BlackBerry promo videos, we get a groovy melodic beat composed of the sounds of BlackBerry Messenger. The video is in Spanish and touts the statistic that BBM is composed of more than 55 million users. The video also links viewers to the BlackBerry.com/BeBlackBerry
Official OS 126.96.36.1994 has been released for the Curve 9220 from Claro Peru. If you have a Curve 9220 its time once again to get out that USB cord and give your device a fresh OS. And as always, please remember to let us know about any findings/fixes in the comments below.
Official OS 188.8.131.529 has been released for the Bold 9930 from China Telecom. If you have a Bold 9930 its time once again to get out that USB cord and give your device a fresh OS. And as always, please remember to let us know about any findings/fixes in the comments below.
Facebook For BlackBerry Smartphones has been updated to version 184.108.40.206 in the Beta Zone. There are some bug fixes and changes in this version so be sure to update when you get a chance. The following issues have been fixed and implemented:
Updated help URLs for Facebook 3.2
Auto-linking to Facebook friends in address book did
RIM is fighting back with confidence into the mobile market as carriers are giving them great feedback on BlackBerry 10. This is due to RIM's executive team going out and showcasing the powerful multi-tasking OS:
On Wednesday, T-Mobile announced that they were introducing a new 4G unlimited nationwide data plan. This plan will include no data throttling and truly unlimited 4G data usage. The cost? Well it seems incredibly reasonable, actually. The price will be $20/month when you add the unlimited
A new malicious email is making its way around the interweb and could potentially land on your BlackBerry device. Websense ThreatSeeker Network has intercepted a malware campaign targeting us specifically, believe it or not.
Fake emails are circulating that state the recipient
RIM has been pretty tight lipped regarding the looks of their latest project, BlackBerry 10, and even more elusive to what kind of hardware the super-phones will have. However, we do know that RIM has standardized screen resolutions for full touch devices to 1280x720 (16:9), and 720x720
Today RIM released their beta API road map for when certain development features for BlackBerry 10 developers will be available. This is great way on RIM's part of being transparent to their developers and to help them plan out their development of BlackBerry 10 apps in preparation
My personal favorite Twitter client on the PlayBook, Blaq, has received an update today in App World. One of the best things about Blaq is the real-time update feature which brings new tweets right to you without having to refresh the app.
RIM's decision to utilize ActiveSync, as their primary sync engine has had many IT groups scratching their heads. Many were wondering if the data synchronization technology originally developed by Microsoft would compromise security. After all, technology developed by Microsoft
So you have a BlackBerry smartphone. Do you wonder if you're CDMA, GSM? How about UMTS? Does your phone show EDGE and you wonder why you're a tad slow..? Want to get the new 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook??? Want to know what LTE stands for before you buy?
For some strange reason, the "professional" social network LinkedIn has yet to release an official app for PlayBook (or update their app to OS 7 for that matter as well). Some of us that do use LinkedIn have been relegated to using it solely on our browsers and that just doesn't