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Windows Phone, Kindle Fire make big gains among mobile app developers

A new survey of mobile app developers shows that Apple and Android are still at the top of the pack when it comes to plans for future apps. But Microsoft has vaulted ahead of BlackBerry to take the third position among phone platforms, and Amazon has a hit on its hands with the Kindle Fire.

November 13, 2011

If BBM is helping rioters, RIPA will catch them

With RIM's BlackBerry Messenger rumoured to be the mechanism used to orchestrate the riots and looting in London over the last few days, there have been rumours across Twitter about RIM's relationship with UK law enforcement, which RIM answered by stating it would comply with police requests.

August 8, 2011 by

BlackBerry's Torch gets the OS7 treatment

RIM launched five new BlackBerries at an event in London this morning. We've already seen the new touchscreen Bold 9900 at the BlackBerry World event back in May, so it was the new Torches that caught our attention today.

August 3, 2011

Kindle for BlackBerry application now available

Amazon launched their Kindle for BlackBerry application so you can now take your Kindle content with you on the go. You don't even need a Kindle to take advantage of the Amazon ebook library and can read content on your BlackBerry and PC if you desire.

February 17, 2010 by

BlackBerry developer relations: the state of the nation

After recently taking a technological quantum leap forward and getting myself down to Staples to buy my first white board, I was pleased this morning to mark in a meeting for next month with Mike Kirkup who is RIM’s director of developer relations.Opportune timing perhaps given that this Thursday also sees the London leg of the BlackBerry Innovation Forum held in the salubrious surrounds on the Sofitel London Heathrow T5.

October 22, 2009 by

Barnes & Noble partners with Plastic Logic; Opens up; Targets Kindle

Updated: Barnes & Noble has outlined its answer for Amazon's Kindle: A partnership with Plastic Logic, which will launch an eReader in early 2010, and plans to open its e-book sales to multiple platforms.In a statement Monday, Barnes & Noble said its e-book store will allow customers to buy books and read them on the iPhone, iPod touch, BlackBerry and Windows and Mac PCs.

July 20, 2009 by

Sorry Android fans, 21 April T-Mobile event focused on Sidekick LX

I was getting all excited after reading about the upcoming T-Mobile 21 April event with just about everyone thinking it was going to be an Android launch event. I flew from Seattle to NY for one day for the G1 launch, but was not going to make the same trip for a G2 launch. Speculation then turned to a BlackBerry launch because RIM will be in London that same day for another event with T-Mobile. I received my invite today and can confirm it is a T-Mobile Sidekick Social Club event focused on the new Sidekick LX.

April 17, 2009 by

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