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|Skype for BlackBerry Q10 now available
Skype has announced the availability of its BlackBerry 10 app. Oddly, the app only works with the Q10 right now, but the Q10 isn't out yet. Skype is quick to point out that this is a preview version (beta) and not finalized yet.
Keep in mind that this release is still in preview state w....more
|Can BlackBerry regain its momentum?
No matter what happens in the future, BlackBerry as a company has turned around. The company managed to extend its life by cranking out a new BB10 OS, and new devices. The once dominant smartphone maker went through a brutal few years of losses in both the marketplace and stock market. While Apple and And....more
|Largest BlackBerry investor still believes in company
The largest holder of BlackBerry stock says he still believes in the company. Prem Watsa owns 10 per cent of the company and is not planning to sell. He first became associated with BlackBerry through a friendship with founder Mike Lazaridis. Now that Lazaridis is leaving BlackBerry one might assume that Wa....more
|Apple misses Steve Jobs, and so do I
Apple misses Steve Jobs, and so do I It's been eighteen months since Steve Jobs passed away and the company he founded misses him dearly. Have they said so? Not really, but its obvious. In fact, its so obvious it hurts. Remember the days when we couldn't wait to see what Apple had up their....more
|iMessage encryption too good for the Feds to crack
Apple's iMessage encryption is apparently preventing the DEA from intercepting messages, according to CNET. The agency said messages sent an iMessage are "impossible to intercept," even with a warrant. That's great news for every citizen who believes in privacy, but a real frustration for Federal authoritie....more
|Another RIM founder leaves BlackBerry
RIM founder and former co-CEO Mike Lazaridis is leaving BlackBerry in May. Fifteen months after stepping down as co-CEO, Mr. Lazaridis feels the time is right to leave the company he co-founded. The company announced the news as part of the earning's report.
“With the launch of BlackB....more
|Son racks up £3,700 bill on iPad games, police officer father reports him for fraud
A U.K. Police Officer has reported his 13 year old son for fraud after the teen ran up a £3,700 bill on his iPad. The officer asked Apple for a refund claiming his son did not know that he was being charged, but when Apple refused the request and the officer reported his son for fraud in hopes of recovering ....more
|Incredimail for iPad is like Flipboard for email
Incredimail is a new email application for the iPad that takes a new look on email. Aren't you tired of apps promising a better email experience, only to find out that they have one or two features that you don't need, and the rest of it is just the same old email that you've been using for years? Me too. ....more
|Mumbai government taking over BlackBerry servers to monitor messages
Remember when RIM claimed the BlackBerry was so secure, even they could not read your messages. It looks like that might be a big of a stretch. According to Business Standard, the Government of Mumbai plans to take over the BlackBerry servers in their country in order to test the solution for "legal interce....more
|BlackBerry patches BES security vulnerability
BlackBerry has issued a security advisory about a vulnerability that could allow malware on its BlackBerry Enterprise Servers (BES). The vulnerability has been rated "high severity" and has to do with how BES handles TIFF images on webpages, in emails, and in instant messages.
|Former RIM CEO Balsillie dumped all BlackBerry shares
Former co-CEO of Research in Motion, Jim Balsillie, has apparently dumped all of his shares in BlackBerry. That means he will have nothing to gain if BlackBerry 10 revives the company's fortunes. According to The New York Times, regulatory filings show that Mr. Balsillie previously owned 33% of the company ....more
|Another World Anniversary Edition now available on BlackBerry 10
games publisher Dotemu has released a version of the Anniversary Edition of Another World for the BlackBerry 10 OS. Now users can play Another World on the BlackBerry Z10, or Playbook. You can pick up your copy for $4.99 in the BlackBerry World at the link below.
Also known as Out Of Th....more
|The iPad is not a laptop replacement, yet
I've read a lot of blog posts lately about people who use their iPad as their main computer. Most of them make it sound so appealing to drop the heavy laptop in favor of the 1.5 lbs device that can do everything you need to do. It has built in wireless and cellular, is light weight, has long battery life, a....more
|BlackBerry stock jumps 12% after Bernstein Research upgrade
Shares of BlackBerry rose more than 12% today after Berstein Research changed their outlook on the stock to "outperform." Bernstein had not had an outperform on BlackBerry (or Research in Motion) for over 3 years. Bernstein now pegs their target price for BlackBerry at $22 as they have much more confidence ....more
|RIM rebrands to BlackBerry
At the launch event for BlackBerry 10, RIM CEO, Thorsten Heins, announced the company was changing its name. No longer would a company called Research in Motion make the BlackBerry smartphone. Mr. Heins wants to reboot the company and have one brand, one name. RIM's ticker symbol will now change ....more
|BlackBerry 10 officially launched
Research in Motion officially launched BlackBerry 10 today in New York City. Many people have been anxiously awaiting this day for a long time. Did RIM live up to the hype? Maybe, not really. The BlackBerry 10 OS looks really different, and really nice, although there is a learning curve to mak....more
|RIM stock down nearly 3% one day before BlackBerry 10 launch
Tomorrow is the big day for RIM. The company is banking its future on BlackBerry 10 and tomorrow is the official launch day. RIM's stock is up about 100% in the last several months as many people are banking on a serious comeback for the BlackBerry maker. However, one day before the launch RIM's stock drop....more
|Lenovo is not looking to acquire RIM after all
Last week Lenovo CFO, Wong Wai Ming, made comments suggesting his company was looking at the possibility of acquiring RIM to bolster its mobile business. It seems Mr. Wong may have be speaking out of turn. Lenovo has released a statement to The Next Web clearing up the rumor.
|RIM will advertise BlackBerry 10 during the Super Bowl
RIM is very serious about its new BlackBerry 10. According to CNN, the Canadian company is spending millions of dollars on a 30 second commercial during the Super Bowl. The Super Bowl commercial will be a first for RIM, and although nobody knows exactly how much they paid for the ad, estimates are at least ....more
|Will Lenovo buy RIM?
Lenovo is apparently in talks to purchase RIM in an effort to boost its mobile business. According to Bloomberg, Lenovo CFO Wong Wai Ming made the revelation at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday.
“We are looking at all opportunities -- RIM and many others,” Chief Financial Off....more
|RIM holds BlackBerry 10 Last Chance Port-A-Thon
RIM is desperately trying to get Android developers to port their apps over to BlackBerry 10. They are holding a "last chance port-a-thon" this weekend in an effort to get more apps to their platform. The “BlackBerry 10 Last Chance Port-A-Thon” allows Android developers to earn $100 for every approved app t....more
|BlackBerry 10 will have built-in camera filters
More information about the BlackBerry 10 continues to leak ahead of the January 30 launch event. This time The Gadget Masters has posted a video showing off a pre-release version of the BlackBerry Z10. As you can see in the video the camera app has cropping and rotation tools (nothing new), but also has bu....more
|Without Steve Jobs Apple has started a long, slow decline
Apple's stock is at a nine month low as so called experts are predicting doom for the company. The iPhone 5 is no longer the best smartphone on the market, and Apple hasn't released any product that really “wow’d” us in awhile. Apple has improved on products that were hot a couple of years ago, but the upgr....more
|First BlackBerry 10 device may launch on February 28
The BlackBerry 10 launch event is set for January 30, but nobody has announced an availability date for the first BB10 device, until now. A leaked photo,, supposedly from a Best Buy in Canada seems to show a BB10 device launching on February 28 for $799.99. Late last year RIM's COO said in an int....more
|Sprint confirms support for BlackBerry 10
While three of the top US cell carriers announced plans to support BlackBerry 10, Sprint did not release any plans to support the platform, until now. Sprint spokesman, Mark Elliot, confirmed to BGR that Sprint will indeed release a BlackBerry 10 device. In an email to BGR, the company said, “Sprint plans t....more
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