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September 19, 2012  2:32 PM

L-Series BlackBerry 10 Phone : Black or White?

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry 10, RIM

I must say the person who put this render together did a fine job. Since this render is based off of "pretty much" final hardware, it's very accurate.   Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend

March 30, 2012  3:06 AM

RIM Wants You! (Developers)

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BB10, BlackBerry, Developers, free hardware, RIM, Samsung

If you are a developer, do what you have to to get your hands on BB10! Who wouldn't want the chance to program for what might possibly be the next best OS out there...

RIM is hosting a BlackBerry 10 event in Orlando in May to coincide with its annual BlackBerry World user conference....

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 17, 2012  12:47 PM

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Release Date

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry, facebook, Feb 21st, playbook os 2 release date, Playbook os 2.0, RIM, social media, twitter

Hey all, PlayBook OS release date is just days away!

I, like many people are waiting for the official release of OS 2.0. Right now I am running the developer release of OS 2.0 and I know its missing a bunch of things, the video below shows you some features, for those running the...

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...

February 1, 2012  12:36 PM

BlackBerry Superphone “London”

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BBX, RIM, superphone

You got that right, BlackBerry has released the first legit photo of their new phone! Here is an insert from CrackBerry. ...the BlackBerry London in the image above looks much more like a phonified BlackBerry PlayBook, featuring the rounded corners and all-black look of RIM's first...

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 10, 2012  1:10 AM

BlackBerry OS 7.1!

Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry, Bold 9900, download, OS 6.1, OS 7.1, RIM, UMA, WiFi Calling, WIFI Hotspot

For you all Bold users running OS 7.0, OS 7.1 is ready for release. Blackberry will be pushing the official OS out over all carriers through out the week. Here are a couple of the new features.

  • Mobile Hotspot:Turn your BlackBerry 7.1 OS device into a Wi-Fi®...

  • January 6, 2012  12:40 PM

    Blackberry Playbook OS 2.0

    Posted by: Nathan Simon
    BB, BBX, BlackBerry, BlackBerry PlayBook, BlackBerry Runtime for Android Apps, BlackberryPlaybook, BlackberryRuntimeForAndroidApps, developer beta, developer build, DeveloperBeta, DeveloperBuild, Playbook, Playbook os 2.0, PlaybookOs2.0, preview, QNX, RIM

    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,...

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