The ranting of an IT Professional:


February 28, 2011  7:29 PM

Android App’s on a Blackberry?

Posted by: Jason Tramer
andriod, Android App's on a Blackberry?, apps, Blackberry

Industry rumour is that Blackberry is considering a move to allow android app's on it's next generation OS (QNX). If this sound's like a move of desperation it is likely because it is exactly that. Blackberry is hemorrhaging market share and if they don't do something quickly they will be going the...

February 25, 2010  8:38 PM

New Blackberry supports Cisco Compatible Extenstions

Posted by: Jason Tramer
9700, Blackberry, bold, ccx, Cisco, Cisco Compatible Extensions, RIM

Great news for people who use Cisco WLAN controllers, the new Blackberry Bold 9700 supports CCX and all the great features that represents. As a big fan of Cisco Wireless products this is really nice to see.

December 31, 2009  2:53 PM

A Decade of Technology

Posted by: Jason Tramer
Blackberry, broadband, cell phone, decade, google, high speed internet, iphone, Linux, modems, new year, open source, palm, review, technology, Virtualization

For my last blog post of the decade I wanted to take a step back and look at how technology has changed in the last ten years. It's pretty stunning when you think about it. Being a consultant and thus always being the vanguard for new technology it sometimes shocks me when I wax nostalgic and think...

December 23, 2009  8:02 PM

Citrix Client being released for the Blackberry

Posted by: Jason Tramer
Blackberry, Citrix, client, reciever

Check it out: All I can say is it's about time. This has been available for the iPhone for quite awhile now. Given that Blackberry tries to position itself for the enterprise workspace you would think this would have...

December 23, 2009  3:28 AM

Blackberry services down across North America

Posted by: Jason Tramer
AT&T, BES, Blackberry, down, North America, not working, outage, RIM, Rogers, Telus, Verizon

RIM has done it again. Another outage today, blackberry services are down across North America. BBM, internet are down. Last time BES was uneffected but this time our BES service isn't working anymore. Four months ago I didn't even have a blackberry and didn't care but now that I have gotten used...

December 16, 2009  2:20 PM

BES now fully supported for Exchange 2010

Posted by: Jason Tramer
2010, BES, Blackberry, Enterprise, Exchange

A colleague sent me this link:

October 28, 2009  1:49 PM

RIM losing market share to the iPhone

Posted by: Jason Tramer
Apple, Blackberry, enterprise server, iphone, market share, RIM

Check out the article: Interesting news here, RIM needs to get it together here if they want to stop bleeding market share. Realistically speaking if the iPhone could come out with a enterprise server product here it might be...

September 29, 2009  1:39 PM

Training material for the BCP-610

Posted by: Jason Tramer
BCP-610, BCSD, Blackberry, element k, training

So last month I wrote that there was no study material available for the Blackberry Solution Designer BCP-610 exam. I have since found out from Blackberry that they are working on creating the material and it should be out by November from the Element K website (

June 24, 2009  7:28 PM

RIM to release new Blackberry Tour

Posted by: Jason Tramer
Blackberry, RIM, tour This seems interesting. Though in reviewing the feature set i have to say I still think the Curve 8900 is the better way to go.

March 18, 2009  1:46 PM

Blackberry – Missing seperate icon for secondary mail account

Posted by: Jason Tramer
BES, BIS, Blackberry, mail, missing icon, Missing seperate icon for secondary mail account, Service books

If you have a blackberry that has been activated on a BES server and then set up a BIS email account as well you will get a second mail icon on your blackberry that is just for your BIS account. However if you ever need to wipe and reactivate the blackberry the second mail icon will not...

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