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RIM Announces BlackBerry Management Center for Small Business

Research In Motion (RIM) announced BlackBerry® Management Center – a free online service for small businesses to centrally manage company- or employee-owned BlackBerry® smartphones in the cloud and protect business-related content stored on the handsets. The service is designed for businesses with up to 100 BlackBerry smartphones that access email services from an Internet service provider (ISP) or web-based email services like Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo!.

“We are pleased to introduce RIM’s latest cloud service designed specifically for small businesses,” said Alan Panezic, Vice President, Enterprise Product Management at Research In Motion. “BlackBerry Management Center is a free service and an effective way to manage and support employees’ BlackBerry smartphones in the cloud.”
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Posted by on August 26, 2011 in Blackberry, RIM (Blackberry), Technology

 

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Research In Motion (RIM) announced three new BlackBerry smartphones featuring the BlackBerry 7 Operating System (OS). The all-new BlackBerry Curve 9350, BlackBerry Curve 9360 and BlackBerry Curve 9370 smartphone are exciting additions to the popular BlackBerry Curve series.

These new models are designed to address a large and important segment of the global mobile phone market where customers are looking to upgrade their existing feature phone or existing BlackBerry Curve with an affordable, easy-to-use, full-featured and socially-connected smartphone.
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Posted by on August 26, 2011 in Blackberry, RIM (Blackberry), Technology

 

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BlackBerry Travel is Now Available in the Philippines

BlackBerry® Travel™, a new app that provides BlackBerry® smartphone users with an all-in-one integrated tool to plan, book, manage and share travel activities quickly and easily, is now available in the Philippines.

The BlackBerry Travel app offers convenient push notifications and seamless integration of travel itineraries and flight status updates into the familiar BlackBerry Calendar. When a new booking confirmation or itinerary arrives in the user’s email inbox, the BlackBerry Travel app is automatically updated with the relevant itinerary details, which makes travel planning and management easier than ever. With the BlackBerry push technology, the BlackBerry Travel app can keep users informed and in control of their itineraries by monitoring flight statuses and promptly providing notifications about changes to their flight information. The app can even identify potential omissions or scheduling concerns with the itineraries, such as missing accommodations or timing conflicts, and provide users with suggestions.
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RIM Expands Application Ecosystem for BlackBerry PlayBook

Developers wanting to bring their new and existing apps to the highly anticipated BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet will soon have additional tools and options to enhance and expand their commercial opportunities. Research In Motion (RIM) today announced plans to greatly expand the application ecosystem for the BlackBerry PlayBook. The BlackBerry PlayBook is scheduled to launch in the U.S. and Canada on April 19.

RIM will launch two optional “app players” that provide an application run-time environment for BlackBerry Java® apps and Android v2.3 apps. These new app players will allow users to download BlackBerry Java apps and Android apps from BlackBerry App World and run them on their BlackBerry PlayBook.
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Posted by on April 1, 2011 in Blackberry, RIM (Blackberry)

 

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BlackBerry App World Now Accepting Apps for BlackBerry PlayBook

Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today opened the BlackBerry App World™ vendor portal to begin accepting BlackBerry® PlayBook™ apps from developers. In addition, RIM outlined how developers can become eligible to get a free BlackBerry PlayBook if their app is submitted and approved for distribution on BlackBerry App World prior to the launch of BlackBerry PlayBook in North America*.

“Interest and momentum behind the BlackBerry PlayBook continues to build and we are thrilled with the positive response from both the developer community and our customers. With its groundbreaking performance and robust support for industry standard development tools, the BlackBerry PlayBook provides an exceptional platform that appeals to a wide range of mobile app developers, including Adobe® AIR® and Flash® developers, HTML web developers, corporate developers and application hobbyists,” said Tyler Lessard, VP Global Alliances & Developer Relations at Research In Motion. “We are very pleased to be working with developers in advance of the product launch and the opening of BlackBerry App World to accept BlackBerry PlayBook apps is an important next step.”
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Posted by on December 13, 2010 in RIM (Blackberry)

 

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New SDK From RIM Allows Developers to Create Adobe AIR Applications for BlackBerry PlayBook

• SDK integrates new extensions for Adobe AIR that have been highly optimized for the BlackBerry Tablet OS
• Developers can immediately begin building uncompromised applications for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet
• Early feedback from developers highlights ease of development and high performance

Research In Motion (RIM) launched the new BlackBerry® Tablet OS SDK for Adobe® AIR® at the Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles. The new Software Developer Kit (SDK) enables developers to quickly and easily create AIR applications for the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet using Adobe’s powerful, familiar and industry-leading development tools. With the BlackBerry Tablet OS SDK for Adobe AIR, developers can leverage the uniquely powerful capabilities of the BlackBerry Tablet OS, as well as access all of the richness of Adobe AIR, to deliver incredibly engaging and high-performing AIR applications for the BlackBerry PlayBook.
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Posted by on October 30, 2010 in Blackberry, RIM (Blackberry)

 

RIM Unveils The BlackBerry PlayBook

Research In Motion (RIM) redefined the possibilities for mobile computing with the unveiling of its new professional-grade BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet and BlackBerry® Tablet OS.

Perfect for either large organizations or an “army of one”, the BlackBerry PlayBook is designed to give users what they want, including uncompromised web browsing, true multitasking and high performance multimedia, while also providing advanced security features, out-of-the-box enterprise support and a breakthrough development platform for IT departments and developers. The incredibly powerful and innovative BlackBerry PlayBook is truly a game-changing product in the growing tablet marketplace.
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Posted by on October 4, 2010 in Blackberry, RIM (Blackberry)

 

BE CONSTANTLY CONNECTED WITH RIM’S PATENTED PUSH TECHNOLOGY: REDUCE DATA CHARGES WITH BLACKBERRY

While BlackBerry® devices are becoming more popular in the country, there are still many people who do not get to maximize their features and end up simply using their smartphones for calls and SMS.  There are those who still hesitate to subscribe to BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS), seeing it as prohibitively expensive and beyond one’s budget.

However, what many people do not know is that BlackBerry devices with BIS can be one’s most reliable ally to constantly be connected with family and friends, made possible by the push technology pioneered by Research in Motion (RIM), the company behind BlackBerry.
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Posted by on September 21, 2010 in Blackberry, RIM (Blackberry)

 

New BlackBerry App World Now Available Across Asia

Customers in Australia, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan and Thailand can now download the latest version of BlackBerry App World.

Research In Motion (RIM) recently announced updates to BlackBerry App World™ in Asia. BlackBerry App World is the official application store for BlackBerry® smartphones* and provides customers with an intuitive, integrated service for discovering, downloading, recommending and managing mobile applications for personal or business use. New features in BlackBerry App World, which is available for download today, include a credit card payment option, enhanced discovery and search capabilities, and a new user identification system called BlackBerry® ID. In addition to the broad selection of free mobile applications available in BlackBerry App World, customers can also now purchase a variety of additional mobile application starting from US 99 cents.**
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Posted by on August 27, 2010 in Blackberry, RIM (Blackberry)

 

RIM Unleashes BlackBerry 6

 Research In Motion (RIM) announced BlackBerry® 6, a new operating system for BlackBerry® smartphones that retains the trusted features that distinguish the BlackBerry brand while delivering a fresh, approachable and engaging experience that is both powerful and easy to use.

BlackBerry 6 features a redesigned interface that seamlessly works with a touch screen and trackpad, expanded messaging capabilities that simplify managing social media and RSS feeds, an advanced multimedia experience that rivals the best in the industry, a convenient new Universal Search tool, and a new and efficient WebKit-based browser that renders web pages quickly and beautifully for a great browsing experience.
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Posted by on August 7, 2010 in Blackberry, RIM (Blackberry)