The New SIM Card War And Why I Am Siding with Apple Over Nokia

We had reported that there are now two prominent competing standards for a smaller SIM format being proposed to the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) for approval, one from Apple and another from a joint alliance backed by Nokia, Motorola, and Research in Motion. On the surface, the new war for a format for a smaller […]

RIM Will Give Developers Prototype BlackBerry 10 Phones at BlackBerry 10 Jam

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BlackBerry 10 in consumer phones is still months away, but developers will get their hands on it much earlier. RIM has announced that it will be giving away prototype BlackBerry 10 phones to developers in May. The prototype phones will be given out to developers that attend RIM’s BlackBerry 10 Jam developer conference in Orlando […]

Wireless Heavyweights Oppose Apple’s NanoSIM Standard

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In an effort to create slimmer, sleeker, and smaller products, Apple is hoping to make the SIM card as small as possible. The company had done that once already, migrating from the traditional SIM standard to the micro SIM format, which is now being employed on the company’s iPhone and iPad as well as rival […]

RIM Doesn’t Want You to Jailbreak the BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM Doesn't Want You to Jailbreak Your BlackBerry PlayBook

In a post on its business blog, RIM has revealed, in detail, its stance on jailbreaking BlackBerry devices. Adrian Stone, who is the company’s Director of the BlackBerry Security Incident Response Team says that the company recommends against installing any jailbreaking tool and that doing so will indeed void the warranty that comes along with […]

RIM Plays Up BBM With Dedicated Button on Leaked BlackBerry Curve Photo

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A leaked photo of a new, unannounced BlackBerry Curve model shows that Research in Motion will be highlighting its proprietary BlackBerry Messenger, otherwise known as BBM, network more to consumers. The BlackBerry Curve 9320 was shown in the latest leaked image with a dedicated button on the side that will specifically activate and launch the […]

BlackBerry 10 Coming to BlackBerry PlayBook

BlackBerry 10 Coming to BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet recently got a crucial update to PlayBook OS 2.0, an update that finally brought features like native email and contacts, features that should have been on the device from the beginning. Well, seems OS 2.0 won’t be the last update that the device will get as RIM’s Vice President of Product […]

4 Tablet Keyboards Superior To The BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard

Today RIM introduced the new Bluetooth Mini Keyboard Case for the Blackberry PlayBook. Arriving months after the tablet’s release and (arguably) long after anyone still cared, this accessory aims to make the PlayBook an even better business companion. Every little bit helps, right? The slim keyboard connects via Bluetooth and features 128 bit encryption for […]

RIM Unveils BlackBerry PlayBook Mini Keyboard

If you own a BlackBerry PlayBook and you’ve been waiting for an official physical keyboard solution to pair with your tablet that’s now running BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0, your lucky day has finally arrived. Sadly, it looks like you’re going to have to use all of your change from your broken piggy bank to scoop […]

Netflix: No Plans to Support BlackBerry Devices

Netflix: No Current Plans to Support BlackBerry Devices

Not to rain on the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 parade that has been going on this week but yesterday, Netflix confirmed some pretty grim news for both BlackBerry smartphone and PlayBook owners by stating, on Twitter, that the company has no current plans to support BlackBerry devices. That is an absolutely devastating revelation for a […]

PlayBook OS 2.0 Ads Are Good, But Almost a Year Late

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You may have heard. RIM has finally gone ahead and released the highly anticipated BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 update that will finally bring the tablet the features it should have had when it launched all the way back in April of 2011. For those not keeping record, we are now in February 0f 2012 and […]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Available Now With Native Email, Android App Support

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BlackBerry Playbook owners can update their Playbooks to the new and improved BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0. Just as we predicted, Research In Motion has released BlackBerry OS 2.0 and it is available to download right to your PlayBook. BlackBerryPlaybook OS 2.0 brings a number of features including enhanced email and calendar functionality as well as the ability to run […]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Rolling Out February 21st?

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Rolling Out on February 21st?

This isn’t the first time that we’ve seen a BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 release date tossed out into the wild. In fact, this isn’t even the first time that we’ve heard February 21st as a possible release date for the upcoming software. That’s right. Evidence has popped up today suggesting that February 21st is indeed […]

RIM: BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Coming in February

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With rumored release dates galore, it was only a matter of time before we heard from someone at RIM in regards to the BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 release date that the company promised would be rolling out this month. Unfortunately, we still don’t have a concrete date for the roll out but BlackBerry senior brand […]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Release Date Rumored for February 21st

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Release Date Rumored for February 21st

The lips of RIM remain firmly sealed as far as a release date for BlackBerry OS 2.0 is concerned but that doesn’t mean we don’t have rumors. We had previously thought that the update might be arriving on February 17th. However, B4BB has fired up the rumor mill once more, tossing February 21st out there […]

Leaked Images of BlackBerry 10 OS Show Numerous Refinements

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It’s unclear if a series of leaked pictures that were obtained by BlackBerry-centric site CrackBerry will represent RIM’s final vision for its next-generation BlackBerry 10 operating system or if the images are concepts that are still being tuned and developed. Whatever the case may be, the images depict numerous refinements and enhancements to the BlackBerry […]

RIM’s BlackBerry London Surfaces with New Design

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While RIM’s 2012 roadmap that leaked out a few days ago gave us a potential timeline for the release of the company’s first BlackBerry 10 smartphone, it didn’t provide us with what we have been craving. An image. Well, today, CrackBerry has unearthed an image of what is apparently the BlackBerry London, a device that […]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Release Date Pegged for February 17th

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While we know BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 is on the way, we still don’t know exactly when RIM will be rolling it out. However, there is a date that seems to be popping up more than most making it the front-runner as the release date. That date is February 17th which just so happens to […]

First BlackBerry 10 Smartphone Not Coming Until October?

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Yesterday, a rumored RIM 2012 roadmap revealed the company’s plans for 2012 and beyond. However, there was no hard evidence to back up the claims. Today though, BGR has released the goods and what we see are a bunch of BlackBerry Curve devices, a 3G BlackBerry PlayBook tablet and a possibility that we won’t see […]