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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.

BlackBerry 10 Pre-Orders Go Live In Canada

01/11/2013, With BlackBerry 10 just around the corner, details of RIM’s long-awaited platform and its flagship devices are beginning to leak, with the latest one in the form of promotional materials, as reported earlier. The BlackBerry 10 fever is getting...

RIM Plans To Release At Least Six BlackBerry 10 Phones In 2013

01/09/2013, [CES 2013] We’ve been talking about RIM’s upcoming BlackBerry 10 event going on in New York City later this month as the results of the event will either make or break the company seeing how iOS and Android have become more popular than ever...

Another Blackberry 10 Dev Alpha Device Shows Up On eBay

01/08/2013, With RIM set to launch Blackberry 10 at the end of the month, unsurprisingly it seems that there are some developers who have put up their Blackberry 10 Dev Alpha device on eBay, presumably to attract fans who can’t wait for the actual release. The last...

Blackberry 10 Z10′s Parts Shown Off In Video

01/04/2013, It’s early January and what this means is that in a few weeks, RIM is expected to launch its Blackberry 10 operating system and its accompanying devices shortly after, one of them being the full touchscreen phone, the Z10. While we’re sure that...

RIM Patent Might Bid Blurrycam Shots Goodbye

01/01/2013, Have you ever wondered how come most of the spy shots that we see of upcoming devices tend to be blurry in nature? Could it be because the window of opportunity to shoot that money shot is so small, that one cannot help but have shaking hands while he or...

Additional Blackberry 10 Z10 Photos Surface

12/31/2012, RIM’s upcoming Blackberry 10 Z10 is hardly a surprise given all the leaked images, but then again since the official unveiling of the device has yet to come, Blackberry 10 fans will no doubt be pleased to learn that additional photos of the handset have...

Netflix Spotted For Blackberry 10

12/28/2012, One of the reasons people choose the mobile operating systems that they do involves many factors, such as hardware of the phone running the operating system, features, user-friendliness, number of apps and etc. Well if you were thinking about picking up...

RIM announces Android Port-A-Thon for January 2013

12/26/2012, We know that RIM’s CMO promised that Blackberry 10 would launch with at least 70,000 apps, although with RIM recently announcing their Android Port-A-Thon, we’re guessing that some of those 70,000 apps will be apps ported over from Google’s Android...

BlackBerry Z10 Features And Specifications Round Up

12/21/2012, So, the first BlackBerry 10 device to hit the market at the end of January 2013 has been spotted in leaked images, and not only that, it has had its beans spilled where hardware specifications are concerned. Sure, we did cover most of it in yesterday’s...

Nokia And RIM Resolve Wi-Fi Patent Dispute

12/21/2012, Nokia recently announced that the Finnish smartphone manufacturing company has just dived into a new patent licensing deal with Research in Motion. According to Nokia, they will accept a one-time payment scheduled for Q4, in addition to on-going payments...

BlackBerry PlayBook Gets Igloo Update

12/20/2012, It is bitter cold in certain countries right now, especially for folks living in the extreme north hemisphere. Having said that, considering how Canada is known as the Great White North, it is then fitting for a Canadian company known as Research In...

RIM Reports $114m Loss On $2.73 Billion In Revenue

12/20/2012, Even with RIM’s upcoming reveal of BlackBerry 10, and possibly its BlackBerry Z10, things haven’t been going so swell for the company for the past couple of years. Yesterday, we reported it was delisted from the Nasdaq 100, and today, RIM...