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    by Published on 04-06-2012 02:15 AM
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    1. BlackBerry Apps




    WhatsApp Messenger has now received a update to v2.7.6228. Get updated and let us know in the comments how this new version works for you!

    Please note: WhatsApp OTA link below is the only way to update to version 2.7.6228, it has not updated at BlackBerry App World at the current moment.

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    by Published on 04-06-2012 02:13 AM
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    1. BlackBerry Devices,
    2. BlackBerry News


    If you want to be a part of the BlackBerry Elite group, then you must have this limited edition titanium Porsche Design BlackBerry P’9981. When this smartphone was launched a couple of months now, some were amazed with its great physical appearance and top of the line performance like the Bold 9900. However, another brilliant idea came out, and created this superb smartphone having a titanium body that is said to be the most expensive BlackBerry device ever created by RIM.

    The titanium body gives the device a shinier look as compared to the matte metal finish of the standard one. The QWERTY keyboard is now made of plastic and not metal anymore that gives a darker look to the front of the device. In addition to that, it has a carbon fibre back cover that for me will somehow affect the performance of the device in getting radio signals. No other features added on the device aside from its titanium body.

    Apparently, this smartphone will not be publicly for sale to everyone as it will be auctioned and the proceeds will be given to charity. Sounds great right? If you have what it takes to bid thousand of dollars for this phone then do so. Not only you will be able to feel it with your hands but also it will be a very big help to charity.




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    by Published on 04-05-2012 07:06 PM
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    1. BlackBerry Devices,
    2. BlackBerry News



    Although BlackBerry may be suffering within the US subscribers market, they still continue to hold the US government market. In a report by the Washington Post, around half a million federal workers, including President Obama, are still glued to their BlackBerry devices.

    I for one think that this is great news, and still shows that BlackBerry is the most secure device to use. And with BlackBerry 10 coming later this year, those gov workers are going to get a very nice surprise as far as a superpower device. Android and Apple who??

    Are you a gov worker with a BlackBerry? Let us know in the comments!
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    by Published on 04-05-2012 06:28 PM
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    1. BlackBerry Apps



    Accidentally deleted important emails on your device? Well, you don't have to worry anymore as you can now restore all of them using Recycle Bin by Amaira Soft LLP!

    Deleted files such as emails, memos, tasks and even contacts can now be restored using this cool app. Just one click and the deleted files will all be placed back to your device. This app works the same as the real recycle bin found in our computers where you can choose the files you want to restore when deleted.

    Some of its features are:

    • Items included in Recycle Bin are: E-mails, Contacts, Tasks, Memo and Events
    • Stores your deleted items safe
    • Restore your items back with a single click
    • Permanently remove item from the recycle bin
    • Option to permanently remove individual or all


    Note: Deleted Emails are restored in Drafts folder due to technical limitations. To find your Email go to the particular Email Account Folder and filter the Drafts from selecting - Filter - Drafts from menu options. Other items can be restored as original items.


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    by Published on 04-05-2012 06:19 PM
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    1. BlackBerry Apps



    Doodle Grub, by PIXOWL, has finally arrived on your Blackberry PlayBook device! Tilt your device to navigate the grub eating apples as you go. Enjoy the food as your grub grows in length. But be careful! Avoid collisions with nasty enemies moving around that will take the segments they touch. Once they hit the grub's head - the game is over!

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    by Published on 04-05-2012 06:18 PM
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    2. BlackBerry Apps



    It was recently announced that BlackBerry App World™, the official app store for BlackBerry® smartphones, is now available for customers in Brunei.With this announcement, customers in Brunei can now easily discover, download, manage, and enjoy a wide range of mobile applications available for their BlackBerry smartphone. BlackBerry smartphone users around the world download more than 6 million apps per day from BlackBerry App World and there are over 70,000 apps in the catalog today.


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    by Published on 04-05-2012 11:58 AM
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    1. BlackBerry News



    As we eagerly count down the days before BlackBerry World 2012, we cant help but get excited about some of this years hot topics. Whether you are planning on attending this years BlackBerry World or not, knowing the highlights of the conference will help you prioritize the items you want to hear. So to help with that here are some conference highlights RIM gave us that we can expect.

    Featured Keynotes:

    Attend the conference General Session to hear from Thorsten Heins, President and CEO of Research In Motion® (RIM®), and other RIM executives about their vision for the future of mobile and the Internet, get a glimpse into what’s possible with apps on the upcoming BlackBerry® 10 platform, and leave with an understanding of how the newest BlackBerry innovations for the enterprise are fitting together.

    Featured Speaker, Spencer West

    Spencer West will be speaking at BlackBerry World! Don’t miss his inspirational talk on Wednesday, May 2 about finding opportunity in every challenge and redefining possible. Spencer was a part of the Go Global
    speaking tour for Free The Children.

    BlackBerry Party

    BlackBerry Party on Tuesday, May 1st. We’ll be at Universal Studios Florida® for an evening of rides, movie sets, attractions and a wicked DJ line up throughout the night.

    Session of the Week!

    WA19: The Bring Your Device to Work (BYOD) Trend: How BlackBerry Offers a Single Management Solution
    Need help managing all your mobile devices with a single environment? Worry no more, and see how Mobile Fusion Studio allows you to have a single view into all your mobile needs. Whether it's a BlackBerry® smartphone or other mobile devices you now have a solution. This session will show you how multiple devices can be supported with confidence and corporate data still be protected. You will also have a look at the security and deployment challenges of supporting multiple devices, from current BlackBerry smartphones and upcoming BlackBerry® 10 smartphones, the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet and other devices.

    As you can see tons of stuff going on. Make sure to keep it right here for all the latest news for BlackBerry World.


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    by Published on 04-05-2012 06:22 AM
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    1. BlackBerry News,
    2. BlackBerry Apps



    The locals in Mexico City are receiving a free gift from their local government,a BlackBerry app that will alert them when a earthquake is about to hit. The application will send a warning notification up to 50 seconds prior to the earthquake, depending on where it hits. 50 seconds may seem like a short time, but to some 50 seconds could mean the difference between life and death.

    Mexico City's Mayor Marcelo Ebrard said that they "want to have the most complete seismic-alert system that there is," It is nice to see the Government taking care of it's citizens like this. Maybe we will see this in other countries as well.

    Residents of Mexico City can download the free app here:


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    by Published on 04-05-2012 05:54 AM
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    1. App Reviews,
    2. BlackBerry Apps



    A while ago we told you about an intuitive app for the BlackBerry called Card2Contact. Since the folks over at Card2Contact have been hard at work on version 3.0.1. Card2Contact takes your paper business cards and moves them to your BlackBerry device in a quick and secure manner. What separates Card2Contact from the rest of the bunch is that is uses humans to transcribe your business cards. That means more accurate information and goes along with their 100% accuracy verification. I love that fact that I can say good bye to those piles of paper business cards and move them to my BlackBerry.

    Version 3.0.1 brings us some new features to include:

    • enhanced Contacts page to view the uploaded business cards
    • status of the business cards conversion or send email feature in App
    • new pricing packages and Support features

    Why use Card2Contact?

    • First business card conversion app for BlackBerry with human verification!
    • Manual Transcription Team does the transcription especially for YOU!
    • You don’t need an assistant or text/voice recognition technology for conversion!
    • 100% accuracy!
    • In-app features allow you to take a picture of the business card, upload information, and buy credits.
    • Secure and reliable dedicated servers!
    • Once you store the data in your contact list, we won’t keep a backup of your data and card.
    • We send all the information on the Business Card. We won’t skip any details!

    I think you get the picture. So head on over to BlackBerry App World and download it.




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    by Published on 04-05-2012 03:27 AM
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    1. BlackBerry Apps



    Good news for Canadians as RIM is now offering their $77 free app promotion to Canadian users. If you remember, we reported last month about the deal only being offered to US subscribers at the time. Good to see RIM making good and at least making this deal available to their home turf subscribers of Canada. The only catch is these apps are only available to those using a BlackBerry 7 device.

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    by Published on 04-04-2012 05:12 PM
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    1. BlackBerry Apps



    SideSwipe for BlackBerry has finally come out of beta and is now available to the general public via App World. We live in a time where the amount of readily available information is increasing faster than we can keep track of it, let alone understand it. There are more than 150 million blogs and billions of tweets, yet we still get most of our information from a handful of sites. The sheer volume of information is overwhelming; think of it as trying to drink from a fire hose. This is where SideSwipe comes in, offering users the ability to expand their information horizons without drowning in data.

    SideSwipe has the following features:
    - Customize a predefined category list
    - Read articles fast even when you are out of coverage because they are stored locally on your BlackBerry
    - Send articles using BBM, Email, SMS and Twitter (BlackBerry 7.0 devices)
    - Save articles to read later
    - Battery efficient article updates

    Be sure to leave us a comment on how SideSwipe works for you!

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    by Published on 04-04-2012 04:32 PM
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    1. BlackBerry News,
    2. BlackBerry Software



    BBSAK (BlackBerry Swiss Army Knife) has been updated to v1.9.2 and now supports OS 7 devices! This has been an anticipated updated for users of the program as it brings much needed support among some great enhancements to the overall speed.

    Changelog:

    • Added support for multiple devices including 9930, 9850 & 9350
    • OS 7 Support
    • Code completely optimized for speed

    Be sure to leave us a comment if you discover any findings/fixes of your own.

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    by Published on 04-04-2012 04:03 PM
    Categories:
    1. BlackBerry Devices,
    2. BlackBerry News


    Some good news to our fellow BB fans out there in Cambodia, as RIM has just launched the BlackBerry OS 7 Smartphones after a very long wait. Another country will start enjoying a whole new operating system for BlackBerry devices as they will now experience this awesome creation by RIM. The BlackBerry Bold 9900, BlackBerry Bold 9790, BlackBerry Curve 9360 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 will be available in their local BlackBerry shops and BlackBerry authorized partners.

    “We’re pleased to bring these four new BlackBerry 7 smartphones to customers in Cambodia,” said Nicholas Horton, Managing Director, Indochina at Research In Motion. “The BlackBerry solution offers an industry leading mobile communications experience that customers love and we think they will be thrilled by the faster performance enhanced browsing, richer multimedia and localized support delivered by the powerful new BlackBerry Bold and BlackBerry Curve smartphones.”

    For the past couple of months, we have been hearing great reviews and comments with this new OS 7, especially with its highly recommended faster web browsing experience. I can certainly say that the users will be satisfied with what it can offer based on my own experience as a BlackBerry Bold 9900 user. A lot of changes and many enhancements have been made in BlackBerry 7 which they will be able to try, as this new OS is packed with pre-installed apps and integrated functionality.



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    by Published on 04-03-2012 08:35 AM
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    1. BlackBerry News,
    2. BlackBerry Software

    Today RIM has released one of the most sophisticated device management solutions to date. CIO's, and IT Admins, rejoice your all-in one solution is finally here. This marks a monumental leap forward in device management as the array of mobile devices flooding the workplace is astronomical. From end users to CEOs, people want to have the device of their choice. This has always proved to be a nightmare for IT Admins as there was no good way to manage the variety of devices that made up their mobile devices in the workplace.

    Enter BlackBerry Mobile Fusion the answer to control and stability within device management. BlackBerry Mobile Fusion is built from RIM's solid BES foundation so organizations can be assured of its rock solid performance and stability. “BlackBerry Mobile Fusion allows organizations to manage a mixed environment of devices in the most secure, simple, and cost efficient manner possible. It also means that businesses and government do not have to move to the lowest common denominator on security for all the devices they need to manage.” said RIM's VP of Enterprise Product Management and Marketing, Alan Panezic.

    BlackBerry Mobile Fusion allows for the management of several mobile platforms to include BlackBerry smartphones, iOS (version 4 or later), Android (version 2.1,2.2,2.3), PlayBook Tablets, and future BlackBerry 10 devices. Through a easy to use web-based interface an Administrator can easily activate, audit, and perform other management tasks.

    Overview of BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Features include:

    • BlackBerry Device Service - provides management features for BlackBerry PlayBook tablets
    • Universal Device Service - provides management features for devices that use the iOS and Android operating systems
    • BlackBerry Mobile Fusion Studio - a web app that provides a single place for management of mobile devices, users, configurations, policies and more

    In addition to the management of BlackBerry devices BlackBerry Mobile Fusion also provides the following capabilities for iOS and Android devices:

    • Support for multiple devices per user
    • Application and software management
    • Connectivity management (Wi-Fi®, VPN, certificates)
    • Centralized, easy to use, unified web-based console
    • Security and policy definition and management
    • Asset management
    • Configuration management
    • Security and protection for lost or stolen devices (remote lock, wipe)
    • User- and group-based administration
    • High scalability

    For those of you itchy to try the software you can try it free for 60 days. This is a must have for any organization looking to regain control of mobile security, and organisation.




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    by Published on 03-30-2012 11:21 PM
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    1. BlackBerry News

    We have seen a lot of news about the rise and fall of RIM. Some are happy as they can see how RIM is falling apart even without further investigation, and simply believing in rumors and speculations. Of course, not everyone is affected by the negative news that has been released as they know RIM is still on track and preparing itself to provide a much better services to all.

    RIM is indeed not letting their hopes down at this stage as they still have lots of plans, not only for enterprise customers, but also for consumer markets. I have written an article about price reduction of their smartphone in India, and I know for sure that RIM will reduce BlackBerry Smartphone prices in other countries as this is part of their plans for consumer markets primarily to expand their markets.

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