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RIM’s first BlackBerry 10 hardware ditches physical keyboard

06/21/2012, When we talk about BlackBerry devices, most of us would have this image in mind – a smartphone with a physical keyboard built right in for easy typing. In fact, it is safe to say that this signature form factor could also have been the thing that...

RIM launches BlackBerry PlayBook 2.1.0 beta for developers

05/31/2012, It was just a few days ago when we said that BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 beta will be rolling out in a few days time. And true enough, today, RIM has just launched the BlackBerry PlayBook 2.1.0 beta for developers. RIM explains that the beta will include...

RIM reportedly looking to cut 40% of its global work force

05/29/2012, While RIM used to be one of the top dogs, that position has since been filled by both iOS and Android who pretty much take up the majority of the smartphone platform marketshare. RIM is currently banking on its upcoming Blackberry 10 platform and its...

RIM reportedly keeping its BBM exclusive to BlackBerry devices

05/24/2012, RIM may have lost its dominance in the global smartphone market, but its messaging service, BBM  is still widely popular. According to the Wall Street Journal, Research In Motion CEO, Thorsten Heins, has debunked rumors that the company is offering its...

RIM patents phone battery charging holster

05/16/2012, RIM might not be doing gangbusters at the moment, but this does not mean that the company is about to go down in flames so soon. It might still take some time, and you know for sure that the Canada-based company is not going to have its flames snuffed out...

BlackBerry 10 features taken for a ride

05/14/2012, What you see above is BlackBerry’s future – more specifically, flagship features of the next generation BlackBerry 10 operating system that were demonstrated to the press at a media briefing in London earlier this morning. The hardware is...

Blackberry 7 devices get the Pentagon’s approval

05/10/2012, While it certainly looks like things are headed downhill for RIM (hopefully Blackberry 10 will turn things around!), there are still those out there who love RIM’s Blackberry devices for its design and its security features and if you’re trying to...

RIM Patents Trapezoidal Physical Keyboard

05/09/2012, RIM has been granted the patent for what seems like a trapezoidal physical keyboard that apparently makes typing easier especially with larger thumbs. We know that RIM is good at making physical keyboards that provide an amazing tactile experience while...

BlackBerry Curve 9320 announced, has BB OS 7.1 and BBM button in tow

05/09/2012, RIM has, at long last, announced the BlackBerry Curve 9320 which has been a long time in coming. After all, it seemed to have paid a visit to many a country over the past few months without ever being made official, but as with most of the good things in...

Viber beta arrives for Blackberry and Windows Phone devices

05/08/2012, A while back it was reported that the VoIP app Viber would be arriving on Windows Phone devices. The rumor at that time suggested a launch the following week but safe to say it did not make it. Well the good news is that if you’ve been looking forward...