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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 Torch 9800 sees price dropped to $99.99

11/09/2010, The BlackBerry Torch might be RIM’s flagship device at the moment, and is the first off the blocks to be powered by the spanking new BlackBerry OS 6, but sales in the US have been nothing short of disappointing that even carrier AT&T is...

BlackBerry Bold 9780 now caught in a shade of red

11/01/2010, The BlackBerry Bold 9780 will not only look like a standard, boring business-issue smartphone, as a red colored model has been spotted recently in a video, touting the 9780′s RAM usage in the process. While there was no branding on the model in the...

BlackBerry Storm 3 specifications leaked?

11/01/2010, Could the list of specifications below actually belong to the BlackBerry Storm 3? Perhaps, or perhaps not, but you might want to check them out before coming to a conclusion. Without much further ado, they are :- Camera: 5MP, 2592×1944 pixels or 8...

RIM: BlackBerry Bold 9780 is now official

10/27/2010, RIM has just announced the BlackBerry Bold 9780 to be official, where this refresh of the Bold 9700 will come with a better camera, additional memory as well as all the trappings of BlackBerry OS 6. Both Telus and Rogers have confirmed that they will be...

RIM Releases BlackBerry PlayBook Simulator For Developers

10/25/2010, By now most of us already know that apps are incredibly important to the success of a platform, and as such, it’s good news that RIM has released the BlackBerry PlayBook simulator, allowing you to fiddle with the QNX-based operating system from the...

Apple Surpasses RIM To Become Second Largest Mobile Device Maker

10/22/2010, As you undoubtedly already know, Apple’s iPhone has been an incredibly popular device since it was first introduced and now Strategy Analytics has come up with its latest report, listing Apple as the second largest smartphone company in the word,...

Blackberry Bold 9780 caught on Vodafone Netherlands website

10/20/2010, While RIM has yet to make an official announcement for the Blackberry Bold 9780, it seems that Vodafone Netherlands jumped the gun by placing it on its website. It will be made available for purchase from early November onwards, where it will be going for...

Sprint Makes The BlackBerry 9670 Clamshell Phone Official

10/18/2010, You’ve been waiting for it, and now Sprint has made the BlackBerry Style 9670 official, allowing you to pick up this clamshell BlackBerry device for $99 after a $100 mail-in rebate and a new 2-year contract. It’s not all that often you see a...

BlackBerry Curve 3G and BlackBerry Pearl 3G Coming to AT&T

09/29/2010, AT&T will be bringing the BlackBerry Curve 3G and the BlackBerry Pearl 3G to its network this fall. AT&T will be the fourth U.S. carrier to release the Curve 3G from Research in Motion following earlier leaks that the device would appear on the...

BlackBerry PlayBook could cost $300

09/28/2010, John Jackson, an analyst from CSS Insight, has managed to cough up a number for the recently announced BlackBerry PlayBook tablet – stating that it will cost anywhere from $300 to $350. This is just purely speculation at point of publishing, since...

QNX operating system to appear on smartphones

09/28/2010, A RIM VP did make it known to the masses at the BlackBerry Developer Conference, that their QNX operating system which was recently announced in their new PlayBook tablet will most probably find its way to smartphones in the near future, and that would...

Amazon To Launch Kindle App On The BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

09/27/2010, With the announcement of the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet still fresh in everyone’s mind, Amazon is quick to jump on the PlayBook bandwagon with the announcement that it will be launching its popular Kindle app for said tablet. Specific features...