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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 Tablet with concealable keyboard in the pipeline?

09/05/2012, Is it conceivable that Research In Motion (RIM), the company that is behind the Blackberry brand, is working on a possible Blackberry laptop? Well, stranger things have happened in the past that was once deemed impossible (like Windows running on a Mac),...

Blackberry 10 boot times should be “dramatically” better

09/05/2012, For those who own a Blackberry device, doing a soft reboot of your phone is a relatively painless and quick process. Performing a hard reset by pulling the battery on the other hand is a whole different story and owners of Blackberry devices can probably...

RIM anticipating influx of app submissions for Blackberry 10

08/30/2012, What helps to determine if a platform will be good to transition to are the number and the types of apps available in its ecosystem. With iOS and Android numbering more than half a million apps in their stores, it certainly is no wonder that they are the...

RIM files patent for automatic blog drafting on mobile devices

08/24/2012, With faster network speeds these days and with our smartphones and tablets becoming more than capable of replacing our laptops for certain activities, such as typing emails, quick photo edits, checking Facebook, it is no surprise that some have turned to...

RIM confirms screen resolutions for upcoming Blackberry 10 devices

08/16/2012, Developers and fans of Blackberry devices, if you have been wondering what sort of screen resolutions we might be dealing with when Blackberry 10 devices are released in the future, you might be interested to learn that RIM has come forward and confirmed...

Blackberry 10 beta devices currently being shown to carriers

08/15/2012, We know that RIM has plans to roll out several Blackberry 10 devices, although the question on the minds of many Blackberry fans is when? While a specific release date still eludes us, the Wall Street Journal (paid article) has reported that according to...

RIM’s CEO believes that Blackberry 10 can be licensed

08/14/2012, For fans of RIM’s Blackberry platform, you guys are probably aware that Blackberry 10 devices are expected to make an appearance in the near future. However with the struggles that RIM is currently facing, many believe, including RIM themselves, that...