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March 7, 2012  1:47 AM

BlackBerry Fusion

Posted by: Nathan Simon
android, BES, BIS, BlackBerry, Fusion, iphone, Playbook, RIM

Haven't spoken about this in a while and I thought I would update everyone... Note that Fusion still doesn't support Universal Devices, like iPhone and Android. Although it is on its way!

BlackBerry Mobile Fusion features

BlackBerry® Device Service:...

December 1, 2011  1:53 PM

BlackBerry Mobile Fusion (BES)

Posted by: Nathan Simon
ActiveSync, android, Apple, BES, BES 5.0.3, Blackberry Enterprise Server, BlackBerry Torch, free PlayBook, iPhone 4s, microsoft, Samsung Galaxy Tab

This is something I am very excited about. Enterprise Integration for all smartphones. Were did BlackBerry pull this out from?! I had no idea they were even planning something like this. Here is an insert.

The simplest answer is that Mobile Fusion is a Mobile Device Management(MDM)...

November 14, 2011  9:40 PM

Blackberry London QNX Phone

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BBX, BES, Black Berry Colt, Black Berry Enterprise Server, Black Berry London, Playbook, QNX, RIM, stock

Is it a hoax? I sure want to add to the hype!

For what it's worth, The Verge was informed that this model is merely a dummy unit, although the actual device is alleged to contain a 1.5GHz dual-core TI OMAP processor with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of on-board storage. An 8-megapixel...

February 19, 2010  3:59 AM

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BES, BlackBerry, Enterprise Server, Express, Windows Mobile 7

Okay, maybe its me, but I think BlackBerry knows that Windows 7 Mobile is coming and with Windows 7 Mobile, you do not need anything in between Exchange and a Windows Mobile device. So what does BlackBerry do? They release BES Express! BES Express can be installed right on your exchange server...

December 29, 2009  3:09 PM

Opera Mini 5 beta 2

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BES, BlackBerry, BlackBerry Browsing, BlackBerry Enterprise Serer, cannot surf to webpage error message, entity too big, entity too large, HTTP: Error 413 - Request Entity Too large, Opera Mini, Opera Mini 5

Hey everyone, hope your holidays went well! Last night I was perusing the web on my...

December 23, 2009  3:38 AM

Blackberry Services Down in North America!

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BES, BIS, BlackBerry, Blackberry Messenger, blackberry services down, engadget, Google Maps, hotmail, RIM

Well I spent the good part of the night fighting with my Blackberry thinking that it was my issue... after speaking with fellow engineers, we did some quick google searches and stumbled upon

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September 2, 2009  12:11 AM

Blackberry Curve 8900 Duplicate Emails

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BES, BlackBerry, blackberry duplicate emails, Blackberry Enterprise Server, curve, Curve 8900, desktop sync, duplicate emails, service book, service books

In the last few days I was getting duplicate emails on my phone, not every email mind you, and there was no pattern, it just seemed like sometimes I would get an email twice. I have an account on Blackberry Enterprise Server from work. Well I used my past experience with Service Books to resolve my...

May 21, 2009  12:52 PM

BlackBerry Calendar Sync Issues

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BES, BlackBerry, Blackberry Enterprise Server, Calendar sync, calendar sync issues, Curve 8830, Desktop [CICAL]

Here is a quick fix that I use from time to time when my calendar stops syncing on my BlackBerry Curve 8830 to BES (BlackBerry Enterprise Server). 1.) Go to Options 2.) Advanced Options 3.) Service Book 4.) Desktop [CICAL]; now once you have this highlighted, hit the "BlackBerry Button"...

May 7, 2009  5:28 AM

BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BES, Blackberry Enterprise Server, Curve 8830, Curve 8900, google support

BES 5.0 has been out for a couple days now, bringing along with it centralized management over applications allowed and disallowed, high-availability(allowing it to fail over to a stand by server), remote file access, enhanced calendar functionality. and a few new features that you can check out


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