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November 22, 2011  1:48 AM

Got a Playbook?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry PlayBook, hdmi, how to use the playbook, presentation tool, RIM

Did you get a BlackBerry Playbook but not sure to do with it? Crackberry.com has a great page that gives you the 101 on how everything works, and what you can do with it... i have included in insert below... Since the day it was announced, it was clear the BlackBerry...

November 21, 2011  11:29 PM

Miss the BlackBerry Playbook Boat?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry PlayBook, chip, Ipad, iPad 2, Nvidia, Processor, quad-core, RIM, soc, tablet, Tegra 3

So who got a Playbook? I tried to get on and they are sold out everywhere. I hate to say this but RIM copied HP, and that's fine, at least they don't intent to close the QNX doors like HP did with Web Os and the Touch Pad. Well if you missed the boat and were unable to get a Playbook, have no fear,...


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...


October 19, 2011  12:16 PM

Bold 9900 Red LED of Death (RLD)



Posted by: Nathan Simon
battery symbol, Bold 9900, corrupt memory, flashing, hourglass, no os, Red LED, red-line through battery, RIM

It had to happen, my worst dreams come true... my new Bold 9900 died on me Monday evening. Now if you don't want to read my story, skip to the middle of the blog to get to the technical part, if you like short stories, read on! It all started with trying to use my phone to call a college on my way...


October 13, 2011  2:37 AM

Blackberry, What happened?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
3g, BlackBerry, hotmail, HSPA+, microsoft, outage, RIM, rogers

Still down? Is the only question I can ask, or care to ask, all day I have had service disruptions, mitigated only by connecting to WIFI, so if most of RIM's services were working on WIFI why was nothing working when connected direct to Rogers?

“The messaging and browsing delays...


October 7, 2011  12:26 AM

Vodafone to acquire RIM?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple, bbm, Blackberry Messenger, google, IM, microsoft, RIM, RIM aquisition, smartphone, Vodafone

Its a substantial rumour that has caused RIM's stocks to rise. In the wake of the announcement of the new iPhone 4S, many people were left uninspired, sure its faster, and has some cool new voice features, but that's it, iOS 5 will be available to many current iPhone users all the way from 3GS and...


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...


September 1, 2011  12:47 PM

Samsung Galaxy S2 – coming to Canada soon!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
android, BlackBerry Bold 9900, Droid 3, google, GS2, RIM, Samsung Galaxy S2

Some of you like BlackBerry(me) some of you like iPhone4/5(not me), aaand some of you like Android, well you guys are in luck, finally the dual-core smartphone is making its way to the west!

Since its announcement back at Mobile World Congress in February, the Samsung Galaxy S II has...


August 30, 2011  12:39 AM

More iPhone 5 Rumors and a BlackBerry “Plug”



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple, battery life, BlackBerry Bold 9900, Camera, display, extending battery life, improve battery life, iOS, iPhone 5, iphone 5 release date, retina, RIM

Well more rumors have been spreading around the Internet about the highly anticipated iPhone 5. Things like the screen size, the processor, the camera, the size of the phone etc. One of the newest rumors isn't exactly a good one, its screen size, some say it will be 4 inches, some say 3.5(current)...


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