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BlackBerry PlayBook can tether to any phone

03/31/2011, Now here’s an interesting piece of informational nugget – the BlackBerry PlayBook will not only be able to tether to a BlackBerry smartphone, but to make it all the more appealing to everyone else, it can also play nice with any phone. This is...

BabbleOn brings voice messages to Facebook

03/29/2011, If text isn’t expressive enough for you and you’re too camera shy to record video messages to post on Facebook, BabbleOn might be what you need. BabbleOn Technologies has just launched a new app that allows users to record and post voice...

BlackBerry PlayBook won’t be short of apps at launch

03/24/2011, The BlackBerry PlayBook will be RIM’s first device that runs on a totally new operating system, QNX. One of the problems with having a new operating system is the fact that there usually isn’t an ecosystem of apps developed for the tablet when...

Ordinary BlackBerry users gain more power over their handsets

03/22/2011, We are pleased to announce that Research In Motion (RIM) has sort of leveled up standard BlackBerry users who do not have an IT department behind them by offering them with the power to locate, back up and remotely wipe their handsets for free. This is...

BlackBerry App World updated to version 2.1.1.2.

03/21/2011, RIM has updated their BlackBerry App World app to version 2.1.1.2 for BlackBerry users all over the world. The update was released yesterday and most of you should have received the notification to update the app on your phone. There wasn’t a change...

RIM releases new version of Facebook beta for BlackBerry

03/17/2011, RIM has just announced the release of a new Facebook beta app for BlackBerry phones. Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones v2.0 brings a whole bunch of new features to enhance usage of the world’s most popular social network. An overhauled user...

BlackBerry Social Platform goes public

03/15/2011, RIM has officially announced the public beta release of the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Social Platform. BB developers can now make use of the massive BBM user base (28 million+ users) for their upcoming apps and projects. The BBM Social Platform will give...

BlackBerry PlayBook to launch with video conferencing app

03/11/2011, Ever since Apple introduced FaceTime to the iPhone, video calling has become a major trend of mobile devices and you’d be hard pressed to find a new device announced this year without a front facing camera. The BlackBerry PlayBook is no exception to...

WiFi hotspot function coming to BlackBerry OS 6.1

03/11/2011, According to reports online, one of the most-requested features of the BlackBerry OS, mobile hotspot tethering will become a native feature in the next version of the BlackBerry OS. Some leaked slides of the upcoming update to BlackBerry OS have surfaced...

Kik Messenger updated with group messaging and picture sharing

03/07/2011, Kik Messenger burst onto the scene about 5 months ago and since then it has garnered over 3 million users and is still growing every day. Despite RIM taking away some of their momentum with the recent lawsuit and removal from the BlackBerry App World, it...

T-Mobile rolls out BlackBerry OS 6 for Bold 9700

03/04/2011, At long last, it seems that T-Mobile has finally rolled out the BlackBerry OS 6 for its BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone, although this piece of news did not come from an official spokesperson over at T-Mobile. The update hasn’t yet gone live on...

BlackBerry PlayBook battery life leaked?

03/02/2011, RIM has been pretty quiet about how long their upcoming tablet’s battery life is, but according to some screenshots of the tablet’s “Battery Assistant” app, the cat might have been let out of the bag. And if these pictures turn out...

BlackBerry Bold Touch Dakota/Montana spotted

02/22/2011, It seems like we’ll be seeing RIM’s new BlackBerry phones earlier than expected. Images of their new devices keep on appearing. Last week we had video footage of the Storm 3/Monaco, and this week, new pictures of the Bold Touch Dakota/Montana...