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RIM shares surge after acquisition target reports

12/21/2011, It seems that the Blackberry is no longer a crackberry for those who love this QWERTY-endowed smartphone, as most consumers have moved on to full touchscreen display handsets in order to get their smartphone fix. This, coupled with the relative failure of...

$1.7 million of BlackBerry Playbooks stolen

12/19/2011, We all know that the BlackBerry Playbook is not at the top of most people’s Christmas lists, but is it really that lame duck of a tablet? Perhaps, when you compare it to what is available on the market, with the Apple iPad 2 leading the way, and...

Indonesia threatens to shut down BlackBerry services

12/11/2011, Indonesia, the largest user of BlackBerry services outside of the US, certainly has the clout to threaten RIM (Research In Motion), that the country’s telecoms regulatory agency, BTRI, will proceed with shutting down RIM’s BlackBerry Messenger and...

BlackBerry services hit a glitch, but RIM says it is not an outage

11/09/2011, Research In Motion (RIM) might not be going great guns at the moment, but they still have a respectable user base when it comes to their signature BlackBerry smartphones. Just recently, we read about a worldwide outage that affected millions of BlackBerry...

RIM pacifies customers with free premium apps

10/17/2011, Remember the 3-day outage that BlackBerry users suffered just last week? Research In Motion (RIM) wants to kiss and make up by offering free premium apps to those who were affected by the services interruptions. The whole range of premium apps will be...

Worldwide BlackBerry services restored stage-by-stage

10/12/2011, Day three into the BlackBerry outage that has seen the ‘digital contagion’ spread across the pond, we have word from Research in Motion (RIM) that BlackBerry services are being restored worldwide – that means all affected regions such as...

BlackBerry outage woes not over yet

10/11/2011, Seems like Research In Motion (RIM) is experiencing a roller coaster ride at the moment, taking their users across Europe for the ride as well. We first reported that BlackBerry services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa suffered some downtime, only...

BlackBerry services in Europe restored

10/11/2011, Research in Motion (RIM) has just announced that it managed to restore its range of BlackBerry services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The amount of time between the first outage until a full restoration of service? 20 hours – which is a...

PlayBook production lines cut by Quanta

09/21/2011, Quanta Computer, the manufacturer behind Research In Motion’s (RIM) PlayBook tablet device, has decided to reduce production figures in their northern Taiwan factory because of a large decrease in orders. Not only that, the news is further...

BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370 goes official by RIM

08/23/2011, BlackBerry 7 OS will be rolling out in a trio of smartphones from RIM – the BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370. Looks like the BlackBerry Curve family has just gotten a little bit larger, and will these three handsets help RIM out in their current...

RIM to launch BlackBerry music service? (updated)

08/18/2011, While RIM’s BlackBerry market share might be on its way downhill, it’s not too late for RIM to make amends while it still can. In order to capture a larger market beyond the enterprise sector it’s so familiar with, it looks like the...

T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9900 confirmed

08/17/2011, T-Mobile has confirmed that they will be offering the BlackBerry Bold 9900 that will run on the latest BlackBerry 7 OS version, hitting stores at the end of August. We are left scratching our heads as to why the BlackBerry Bold 9900 costs significantly...

BlackBerry Bold 9930 splashes on Verizon website

08/15/2011, Verizon Wireless takes the understated route this time around with the BlackBerry Bold 9930, having put up the new smartphone without much fanfare at all. It will retail for a rather expensive $249.99, where it is accompanied by a 2-year contract. If you...

BlackBerry Curve 9380 confirmed

08/12/2011, Research In Motion (RIM) has a spanking new BlackBerry that is coming your way – the BlackBerry Curve 9380. In fact, the smartphone has already been spotted live, and for the first time, no less. Known as the Curve 9380, when you take a closer look...