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RIM is the acronym for Research In Motion, the Canadian company behind the BlackBerry brand. RIM was founded in the mid 90s by Mike Lazaridis and with Jim Balsillie and went IPO (Initial Public Offering) in 1998. Its claim to fame was to make mobile email really effective and enterprises quickly adopted its devices and associated software and services which were highly lucrative. With the rise of iOS and Android devices, the BlackBerry franchise bumped into trouble and its decline prompted RIM to take a radical step by overhauling its BlackBerry operating system (OS) completely with QNX. The first version of the QNX BlackBerry OS is BlackBerry 10 or BB10.

LTE BlackBerry PlayBook going on sale July 31st in Canada?

07/23/2012, Awhile ago we had confirmation of the 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook, and not long after that we saw it visit the FCC. Well, it looks like the tablet is finally on its way to retail outlets. The folks over at Mobilesyrup managed to get their hands on a...

RIM files for emotion-detecting patent, sounds intriguing

07/20/2012, Due to text messages merely being text, sometimes our emotions are not conveyed or are misread. Some might take typing all in caps to be shouting and angry, while the person who sent it might have simply been too lazy to disable the caps lock. That being...

RIM receives logic based text prediction patent

07/17/2012, RIM and their collection of Blackberry smartphones have not exactly been doing too well in the past few years, and I suppose that they and Nokia can be pretty cozy bedfellows together. Well, RIM is not going just throw in the towel like that, and they do...

Nokia takes RIM to court again

07/11/2012, It sure looks like RIM can’t catch a break. According to reports online, Nokia has decided to file a new lawsuit against RIM for the infringement of three of its patents. According to reports online, the patents cover a “method and system for...

Images of Facebook app for BlackBerry 10 leaked

07/10/2012, We won’t be getting our hands on any BlackBerry 10 devices anytime soon but that doesn’t mean that we can’t get a sneak peek of what’s in store for us. The folks over at N4BB managed to get their hands on images showing off what...

RIM selling off corporate jet to save money?

07/10/2012, While RIM’s CEO has mentioned that the company isn’t in a “death spiral“, it sure looks like it’s doing a lot to stay afloat. The company was recently reported to have cut jobs, reduced vacation time and increased the number...

BBM video chat confirmed in BlackBerry 10

07/10/2012, Video chat has been something that BlackBerry users have been missing out on for a while, and there was a lot of speculation that the feature would make its debut in BlackBerry 10 due to a leaked screenshot. This notion has been confirmed today by...

RIM CEO answers questions from concerned consumers

07/09/2012, We all know that BlackBerry isn’t doing too well right now, and that BlackBerry 10 is probably going to make or break the company’s comeback (though the fact that it is only being released next year isn’t helping very much). However, in...

BlackBerry PlayBook 4G seem ready for a release

07/04/2012, Granted, we do know that the BlackBerry PlayBook did run into issues in terms of sales figures in the past, and beleaguered smartphone manufacturer RIM does not seem to be in too good spirits these days. There have been rumors in the past of the...

RIM to cut carrier fees?

07/04/2012, While RIM claims that it isn’t in a “death spiral“, things don’t look too good for the company. According to reports online, carriers are now demanding that RIM reduce the carrier fees it charges customers for its services. Out of...

RIM CEO says company isn’t in a “death spiral”

07/03/2012, Speaking at CBC’s Metro Morning radio show today, RIM CEO Thorsten Heins said, “There’s nothing wrong with the company as it exists right now.” Seemingly in a move to convince both customers and investors that Research In Motion...