The drumbeat for BlackBerry 10 is getting louder. Whether RIM is merely Palm 2.0 or on the comeback trail remains to be seen. The reality is we're all guessing the outcome.
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A Sunday newspaper claims the struggling BlackBerry maker could split in two and sell off its smartphone-making division -- in what is reminiscent of how Palm met its demise.
Few gadgets have touched my world as profoundly as the lowly Palm PDA and the cellular modem I used with it.
Nokia has alleged that HTC, RIM and ViewSonic have infringed on 45 Nokia patents in lawsuits filed in the US and Germany.Nokia alleged on Wednesday that the companies have variously infringed on patents covering dual function antennas, power management and multimode radios, application stores, multitasking, navigation, conversational message display, dynamic menus, data encryption and retrieval of email attachments on a mobile device.
RIM released the PlayBook 2.0 update with integrated email, integrated calendar, a movie store, and support for Android apps in the BlackBerry App World.
Unified inbox incoming - and the ability to use your BlackBerry smartphone as the PlayBook's keyboard...
"Significant increase" in access to email, web and messaging says RIM after three-day outage...
BlackBerry Internet Service 4.1, the next-generation email service, will include four new features, and is expected to be rolled out in the coming weeks.
RIM has announced a free online console for small businesses that want to manage BlackBerry smartphones that use non-RIM email services.BlackBerry Management Center, unveiled on Monday, differs from existing RIM products such as BES Express in that it is designed to manage handsets accessing email from the likes of Gmail, Hotmail and Yahoo, rather than from RIM's servers.
RIM showed off what consumers see as the missing pieces for the PlayBook at its BlackBerry World conference today; email that's not in a Web page or coming over Bridge from a BlackBerry and BlackBerry apps (and indeed Android apps) running on the tablet. Both of those run in what RIM calls 'players' - Java environments that run on QNX - and they're both still under development; the Android player doesn't support multi-tasking yet although that's the aim.
Today the BlackBerry PlayBook becomes available for order from retail outlets and from RIM directly. The app that lets owners access email on tethered phones is available too, except for AT&T customers.
The BlackBerry PlayBook will launch without a native email application - arguably the key feature to BlackBerry's success.
Why is Gist a good fit for RIM? RIM's secret sauce for years has been email, but that advantage is eroding. Gist can make RIM's email apps more sticky.
The Indian government has not blocked BlackBerry Enterprise Server services within the country, even though Research In Motion did not meet the 31 January deadline to comply with its demands.The Indian authorities are still demanding that the BlackBerry maker provide access to corporate email services that use BlackBerry Enterprise Server, according to The Economic Times of India.
In the a video, RIM highlighted a BlackBerry Bridge to keep your PlayBook tablet from downloading email all day.
RIM gives India India access to data sent using its BlackBerry Messenger and BlackBerry Internet Service email in a bid to avoid the services being blocked.
RIM to offer Indian agencies access to BlackBerry messenger communication with cloud services and NDAS. Corporate email remains unaffected with this and RIM might avert the 31st January deadline for a ban.
A new web browser called RockMelt which places an emphasis on social media and easy sharing of content has now entered into beta testing, according to an announcement by the RockMelt company.The browser is based around Google Chromium — the open source version of Google's Chrome browser — which is in turn based on the WebKit source code, used by many mobile and desktop browser vendors, including Apple, RIM, Palm and Google.
India has given RIM until 31 August to provide unencrypted access to customers' email and instant messaging, but the company says that it doesn't have the ability
An HP acquisition, a settlement for a long-running dispute between Motorola and RIM and AT&T on a lonely limb are today's top headlines. Get the rolling posts, RSS, or email.