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    by Published on 05-05-2012 03:36 AM
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    At BlackBerry World 2012, Gary Bauer from Mobile Innovation showcases a police car loaded with BlackBerry technology centrally controlled by a BlackBerry PlayBook. BlackBerry Mobile Fusion allows the tablets to be securely managed, presenting a robust platform to be leveraged by police forces worldwide. Also, don't forget to check out the QNX-connected Porsche concept car for some more BlackBerry OS integration into automobiles.
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    by Published on 05-05-2012 02:45 AM
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    Finally, the BlackBerry OS 7.1 is officially released in the Philippines via Globe Telecom, Inc. Although OS 7.1 has been released to some other countries already and can be used by everyone, we cannot blame the others who haven’t got the guts to use it on their devices for some reasons. This is definitely great news to every Filipino BlackBerry fan who has been waiting for this official release for quite some time now.

    Filipinos will be able to experience this awesome operating system and utilize cool added features like BlackBerry Tag that can change the way BlackBerry users share information and content. By simply tapping their NFC-enabled BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone against another NFC-enabled BlackBerry smartphone, users can make sharing easier than ever! They can instantly invite a friend to BBM (BlackBerry Messenger), exchange contact information, documents, URLs, photos, apps and other multimedia content, and they can also pair their BlackBerry smartphone with an NFC-enabled Bluetooth device. With BlackBerry 7.1 OS, customers can be productive virtually anywhere. They can now turn their BlackBerry smartphone into a Mobile Hotspot that can be shared by up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices, including laptops and tablets.

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    by Published on 05-04-2012 05:51 PM
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    I first want to start this article by thanking everyone who watched and supported us while we were sending out coverage of the BlackBerry World 2012 and BlackBerry 10 Jam events from Orlando. We had an amazing experience and got to meet some very great fans, devs, and RIM staff. It was truly a revitalizing experience for any BlackBerry addict. Over the course of the three days, there was everything from simple meet-ups for networking, to sessions on anything BlackBerry related you can imagine. And the Solutions Showcase was particularly interesting as you got to socialize while learning about the new and existing products on the market. Here is a little overview "in a nutshell" of the days during the event. Don't worry, we have more details to come in the next coming days as well.
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    by Published on 05-04-2012 06:25 AM
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    After one of the largest gatherings of BlackBerry fans and professionals, at BlackBerry World 2012, RIM's shares see a new 8yr low. One would have to be living under a rock to not to hear the news about RIM's new BB 10 OS, and its new Alpha device, but it seems as though
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    by Published on 05-03-2012 12:18 PM
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    Sitting here behind my laptop watching and reading what has come out of BBWC and BlackBerry Jam has made me envious. How much I wish I'd have been able to attend this year's festivities in Orlando. In lieu of that, I've depended upon the eyes, ears and minds of others to inform me of ...
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    by Published on 05-03-2012 05:58 AM
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    The 4G BlackBerry PlayBook will come to a reality later on this year. RIM's CEO Thorsten Heins has confirmed that a 4G version will be coming by the end of the year. Early specs on the devices suggest that it will have a 1.5 Ghz dual-core processor, and NFC, other than that it is said to be pretty similar to the current PlayBook. RIM has also confirmed that they are working on a 10-inch PlayBook as well, which leaves one wondering if we may see a 10-inch LTE device by the end of the year.

    No matter what the specs are, it still leaves some wondering how well consumers will perceive the new device. It was over a year ago that RIM first launched the PlayBook, and it is no secret how well that went. So will consumers give the PlayBook 4G another go? Will businesses embrace it with open arms? Only time will tell, but having a constant 4G connection on a superior device is pretty awesome!
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    by Published on 05-02-2012 04:11 PM
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    Angry Birds has been updated on the PlayBook today. The new version brings a couple of cool new features and levels.

    What's new in version 2.1.0:

    • It's a beautiful day at the beach... til the pigs show up! Can the Angry Birds rescue their eggs in time to have some fun in the sun?
    • Puzzle your way through 15 tropical levels!
    • New beach theme is so sunny you'll get a secondhand tan!
    • Download Angry Birds for PlayBook in App World

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    by Published on 05-02-2012 02:09 PM
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    Facebook For BlackBerry Smartphones v3.1 is available in Beta Zone starting today. Check out below for the complete change log.

    The following fixes/new features have been implemented in Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones 3.1.0.7:

    • Liking Comments
      You spoke and we listened! A very popular feature request is now available in Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones 3.1 as you can now like/unlike comments from within the comment screen. The new version of Facebook for BlackBerry also gives you the ability to see the Facebook users who have liked a post.


    • Group Support
      The new Facebook for BlackBerry also allows you to view and interact with Facebook Groups. Users can now view their Groups from within the application as well as write, comment and like posts on the Group Wall.


    • Child Protection Support


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    by Published on 05-02-2012 01:19 PM
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    Tuesday morning's keynote by President and CEO of RIM, Thorsten Heins, was powerful. It made those of us who were there and watched online feel pretty good about the future of BlackBerry with the BlackBerry 10 OS. In case you did miss it or simply want to watch it again, RIM has posted the full keynote video on their official BlackBerry YouTube page.

    Enjoy the keynote replay!
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    by Published on 05-02-2012 08:08 AM
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    RIM knows how to throw a party, that's definitely a given. This year with the BlackBerry World party in Universal Studios Orlando, they were able to incorporate one of the coolest apps I've seen on the PlayBook as well. The Pacemaker app, which had been announced as coming exclusively for the PlayBook, was live and on-hand last night.

    To put it simply, the app is mind-blowing. As a DJ, I cannot wait to get it and be able to put it to the test. The guys that DJed last night, which included the famous "tools not toys" Martinez Brothers, were able to run all their music from the PlayBook, through Pacemaker, directly to the mixer and speakers. Nothing else needed. All the EQ, drops, effects; etc was done on the app. That was pretty amazing

    The Pacemaker beta app will be available exclusively to BlackBerry World attendees this afternoon starting at 1pm today. We'll be breaking down this awesome app later today once we get our hands on it. For now, enjoy the rest of the pics from last night!



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    by Published on 05-02-2012 07:41 AM
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    It took a while (since August of 2011) but today, Brandi Kolmer let us know that their imo instant messenger app has finally launched in App World. If you're not familiar with imo and what they do, the description is pretty straight forward.

    imo for BlackBerry lets you talk to your friends on your imo, Skype, Google Talk, MSN, Facebook Chat, AIM, Jabber, Myspace, Hyves, VKontakte, Yahoo and Steam accounts.

    Features include:

    • Voice IMs: Send instant voice messages instead of typing
    • File sharing: Send audio, video, and pictures
    • Sleep mode: Turn off sound notifications for a set period of time
    • Location sharing: Let your friends know where you are by sharing your location
    • Chat history: Search your chat history quickly
    • Multimedia attachments: Share files and images
    • Morse code: Know who messages you without looking at your phone

    Before anyone asks, Skype chat is supported on imo for BlackBerry but video chatting and calls over skype are obviously not. Either way, this is a great free app for all around communication that I've personally been testing for a bit and am very happy to see finally make its way to BlackBerry smartphones.

    Hey imo, can you guys continue to be awesome and make an app for the PlayBook too?
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    by Published on 05-02-2012 06:40 AM
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    Looks like BBM version 6.2 will be hanging around the Beta Zone for a little longer. Although it has already been officially released, members of the Beta Zone were notified that the BBM 6.2 beta program will remain open. Beta Zone coordinators have issued the following statement:
    BlackBerry Messenger 6.2 Staying Open LongerHi everyone, Although BBM 6.2 has officially launched, the BlackBerry Messenger 6.2 Beta Program will be staying open slightly longer than orginally mentioned in the BBM 6.2 launch notice. That means more time for you to give feedback on the app! Keep it coming
    In addition we have received word that some users are receiving BBM version 6.2.0.51. Not sure whats new in this version or what the change log is. We will just have to wait and see. If you are seeing this update be sure to let us know your findings an fixes.

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    by Published on 05-02-2012 05:21 AM
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    So basically I love taking pictures. And I am very excited to experience the new and improved camera on the BlackBerry 10. This is not just the usual camera we use on a mobile phone where there is face detection and all but it has the capability ...
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    by Published on 05-02-2012 05:14 AM
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    If you are wondering what else the BlackBerry 10 can offer, well you have to check this one out. Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, has announced a great line-up of 11 games for the upcoming BlackBerry 10. They have mentioned few titles that they will be ...
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    by Published on 05-02-2012 05:09 AM
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    This is really interesting! Wikitude has announced that they are going to bring their very popular Augmented Reality application to the new BlackBerry 10 platform. I love Wikitude as much as I love Facebook or Twitter and I love it more after reading the press release. For now, let us ...
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