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March 9, 2012  2:17 AM

Why Lock your Phone?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry, Galaxy S3, iPad 3, iPad HD, key, Playbook, Protect, smartphone, Symantec, why lock phone

Your the smart savy business type kind of guy right? Do you take pictures with your phone? Perhaps you have DropBox installed and synced with all your corporate data. Question is how well do you guard that data?

Symantec just released a study where they intentionally lost 50...

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:...


February 9, 2012  4:03 AM

Facebook Native App on PlayBook



Posted by: Nathan Simon
android, App World, BlackBerry, BlackBerry PlayBook, Canada, facebook, google, Playbook, playbook native email, RIM

PlayBook OS 2 is soon to be released. Want the scoop on what's new for the PlayBook and how it interacts with social apps?

When we took our first official tour of the native messaging on BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2 a month ago at CES 2012, one of the services that was missing from the...


January 23, 2012  3:35 AM

RIM CEO’s Step down!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry, board, ceo, jim balsillie, mike lazaridis, Playbook, RIM, step down, stocks

Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis step down and Thorsten Heins is named CEO... it was just announced moments ago... this has to be good for RIM stocks!

According to RIM’s press release Mike Lazaridis, former Co-Chair and Co-CEO, has become Vice Chair of RIM’s Board and Chair of the...


January 9, 2012  1:54 AM

PlayBook Tips and Tricks



Posted by: Nathan Simon
64GB, BlackBerry, micro-HDMI, multitasking, Playbook, screenshot, tips and tricks

Looking for more tips and tricks for that new PlayBook you bought over the holidays? Well look no further! Below is a quick insert on a couple things that you might not know about your PlayBook.

Just in case you didn’t know, you can connect a micro-HDMI cable to your PlayBook and...


January 6, 2012  12:40 PM

Blackberry Playbook OS 2.0



Posted by: Nathan Simon
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So the PlayBook is still on sale, should I buy one? I am not too sure. I have all but given up on the Asus Transformer Prime(word on the street is that they removed GPS support from their spec sheet because of its poor signal strength). I for one think there is a future for the BBX(or should I say...


January 3, 2012  12:42 AM

BlackBerry Playbook still on sale…



Posted by: Nathan Simon
64GB, BlackBerry, Canada, Playbook, professional, RIM, tablet, us

I would like to start of my first post of the New Year with saying just that, HAPPY NEW YEAR everyone! Thanks for reading. So you are still looking for a PlayBook, well guess what? RIM is still pumping them out and hoping you will buy them, and if you are interested, the 16GB is going for $199,...


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...


October 30, 2011  6:01 PM

BlackBerry Playbook OS 2.0



Posted by: Nathan Simon
bbm, BlackBerry, Messenger, OS 2.0, Playbook, RIM

BlackBerry® PlayBook™ OS 2.0 is out and about. RIM wanted to provide us with an update on the progress that they’re making.

As much as we’d love to have it in your hands today, we’ve made the difficult decision to wait to launch BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 until we are...


September 30, 2011  2:30 AM

Playbook Discontinued? Say it isn’t so…



Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry, discontinue, Playbook, QNX, RIM, smartphone, superphone, tablet OS

Lies! All Lies, but to millions of readers world wide, the Playbook went extinct, then less then a couple hours later, it was told to Reuters by BlackBerry representatives that the Playbook is not going anywhere, the QNX Operating system is just beginning. They also mentions that QNX will be...


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