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  • In Pictures: BlackBerry 10 launch in Johannesburg

    January 31, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off

    BlackBerry launched their new and highly-anticipated operating system last night, with a number of events throughout the world. Johannesburg, Toronto and Paris simultaneously launched the new operating system and devices in their respective countries. The...

  • BlackBerry unveils BlackBerry 10 OS on two new smartphones

    January 31, 2013 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off

    BlackBerry has launched BlackBerry 10, the re-designed, re-engineered, and re-invented BlackBerry platform that creates a new and unique mobile computing experience. Available on two new LTE-enabled smartphones, the BlackBerry Z10 (all-touch) and BlackBerry...

  • BlackBerry App World rebranded as BlackBerry World

    January 22, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    In preparation for the launch of the BlackBerry 10 operating system on 30 January, Research in Motion has rebranded the company’s BlackBerry App World to BlackBerry World, and made a number of changes to the user interface. “You may have noticed a...

  • RIM releases ‘gold’ build of BlackBerry 10

    December 12, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Research In Motion today released the “gold” build of the BlackBerry 10 developer toolkit. The “gold” build includes all of the final tools, components, and APIs that will enable developers to create integrated, social and beautiful applications for...

  • MTN to possibly throttle BlackBerry internet usage

    November 1, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    MTN is introducing new measures aimed at ensuring an improved Internet experience for all BlackBerry customers on its network. The company has announced that it will put in place regular traffic monitoring measures to counter the negative impact on the...

  • RIM means business in Africa

    October 8, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off

    Despite several setbacks globally, Research in Motion (RIM), the company behind the BlackBerry solution, is upbeat about prospects in Africa and its ability to retain a strong position within the market. The company experienced a difficult period in late 2011...

  • RIM will reward global app developers

    October 5, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    The development of relevant apps and their integration into BlackBerry’s newly launched Platform 10 to reflect the company’s growth strategy is a focal point of Research in Motion (RIM) and the company’s ongoing mobile strategy. So much so that the...

  • RIM releases OS 2.1 for PlayBook

    October 4, 2012 • SoftwareComments Off

    Research In Motion, the makers of BlackBerry devices, has released version 2.1 of their tablet’s operating system. BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 is exclusively available for Wi-Fi-only BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, and adds a range of upgrades and new...

  • Research In Motion posts $235 million net loss

    September 28, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    Research In Motion (RIM) makers of the BlackBerry mobile handset, reported second quarter results for the three months ended September 1, 2012. Q2 Results Revenue for the second quarter of fiscal 2013 was $2.9 billion, up 2% from $2.8 billion in the previous...

  • Developers central to RIM’s battle strategy

    September 26, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    At the BlackBerry Jam Americas session, hosted recently in San Jose, California, executive management from Research in Motion (RIM) emphasised the role of partnerships and the contribution of developers worldwide as central to its approach to integrated...

  • RIM reveals BlackBerry 10 features

    September 26, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    Research In Motion, the makers of the BlackBerry mobile handset, revealed a number of new features that users can look forward to when the company releases their new BlackBerry 10 operating system. RIM CEO Thorsten Heins revealed during the company’s...

  • RIM demos fighting spirit in California

    September 25, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off

    The eyes of the global mobile technology market narrowed in on San Jose California today as Thorsten Heins, Research In Motion (RIM) President and CEO, delivered his keynote address marking the beginning of the company’s highly anticipated Blackberry Jam...

  • RIM expands its presence in Nigeria

    September 25, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Research In Motion (RIM) the maker of BlackBerry smartphones today expanded its presence in Nigeria, and announced the first official BlackBerry-branded retail store in Lagos. The move marks the expansion of RIM’s footprint in Africa from its headquarters...

  • BlackBerry services go down again – now restored

    September 21, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off

    In what seems to be a major co-incidence, BlackBerry users across Europe, Middle East and Africa are experiencing issues with their BlackBerry service – on the same day that Apple’s highly-anticipated iPhone 5 launches. While the extend of the problem...

  • RIM, Marmalade show developers the love

    September 20, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) and Marmalade, makers of the world’s most powerful cross-platform SDK, today announced a special offer that reinforces RIM and Marmalade’s commitment to developers. The offer highlights BlackBerry® 10 as a...

  • BlackBerry unveils new service plans

    September 7, 2012 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off

    BlackBerry and its carrier partners have announced the availability of a range of new BlackBerry service plans to give customers more choice and flexibility. The new BlackBerry plans provide a selection of transparent, always-on data packages that are...