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RIM to Manufacture BlackBerry in Brazil Starting with Curve 8520

RIM to Manufacture BlackBerry in Brazil Starting with Curve 8520

Jim Balsillie announced that RIM has signed an accord with Singapore’s Flextronics to manufacture the BlackBerry Curve 8520 in Brazil. RIM may consider producing other models in Brazil in the future. Co-Chief Executive Jim Basillie said “This is part of a greater market strategy at RIM to target Latin America. It is extremely important for us to be here to manufacture locally and sell locally,”.... Contine Reading > >

BlackBerry Dominates US Market As Per Latest Reports

BlackBerry Dominates US Market As Per Latest Reports

RIM’s BlackBerry platform dominates the US smartphone market as per the recent data from comScore. ComScore has released their latest survey results and shows BlackBerry platform dominates with 42.7 million BlackBerry smartphone users in the US. The data has been collected from November 2009 to January 2010. According to comScore, BlackBerry grew by 1.7% from November to January, while Apple... Contine Reading > >

BIS 3.0 Officially Announced

BIS 3.0 Officially Announced

We have already heard about BIS 3.0 before but today it’s officially announced on BlackBerry Support forums with posting of knowledge base articles related to BlackBerry Internet Service 3.0. It surely brings some Gmail juice and more attachment compatibility with added security when you change the device pin to switch over emails to other BlackBerry device. There are no words on official release... Contine Reading > >

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Now Available For Download!

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express Now Available For Download!

  After the official press release announcement and seeing some live pictures we have now the BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express available for download. This new BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express software is provided free of charge in order to address two key market opportunities. First, the software offers economical advantages to small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) that desire the enterprise-grade... Contine Reading > >

BIS 3.0 With 2 Way Gmail Sync & OpenDocument Support, Go Live On March 21st?

BIS 3.0 With 2 Way Gmail Sync & OpenDocument Support, Go Live On March 21st?

We have seen about BIS 3.0 appearing all over BlackBerry Blogs a few weeks ago when BIS 3.0 features were leaked with the rumors pointed to a March release.  Based on an official email from Research in Motion, CrackBerry is reporting that BIS 3.0 is coming on March 21st. As mentioned in the email, BIS 3.0 contains enhancements and functionality for the BIS admin tool RIM has for it’s wireless... Contine Reading > >

Fido Launches The BlackBerry Curve 8520

Fido Launches The BlackBerry Curve 8520

Finally after wireless carriers all over the world released BlackBerry Curve 8520, Fido has introduced this best selling BlackBerry in the year 2010. The new BlackBerry Curve 8520 is available starting today from Fido, in black for $50 with three year contract (with voice and data), $350 with a 2 year Fido Agreement or $400 without contract. Looking at the price difference, I do not see any reason... Contine Reading > >

Mike Lazaridis Introduces BlackBerry Super Apps

Mike Lazaridis Introduces BlackBerry Super Apps

During his opening session keynote at Mobile World Congress 2010 today, Mike Lazaridis introduced the concept of a “Super App”, representing a new class of mobile applications that make you wonder how you ever lived without them. Contine Reading > >  Read More →

Skype Mobile for BlackBerry Coming to Verizon In March

Skype Mobile for BlackBerry Coming to Verizon In March

Finally Skype for BlackBerry is coming soon to Verizon customers. Verizon Wireless and Skype have announced plans to introduce Skype mobile to a number of Verizon smartphones, including BlackBerry. The BlackBerry smartphons  receiving the application will be the Storm, Storm2, Curve 8330, Curve 8530, 8830 World Edition and Tour 9630. You can sign up for notification of Skype mobile’s launch... Contine Reading > >

RIM Introduces BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express

RIM Introduces BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express

RIM introduced BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express – free new server software that wirelessly and securely synchronizes BlackBerry smartphones with Microsoft Exchange or Microsoft Windows Small Business Server. It’s a free scaled down version of BlackBerry Enterprise server for small businesses and midsized companies who do not want to invest in a full blown BlackBerry Enterprise server. ... Contine Reading > >

Weekly Updates: BIS 3.0 Info leaked, BlackBerry OS 6.0 In The Works, Pearl 9100 Appears Again And More…

Weekly Updates: BIS 3.0 Info leaked, BlackBerry OS 6.0 In The Works, Pearl 9100 Appears Again And More…

It was full of BlackBerry news and rumors all over the BlackBerry blogs and Internet in the last week. After the BGR pointed out about RIM working on BlackBerry OS 5.2 and OS 6.0, RIM also re posted the KB article again with the list of compatible BlackBerry models supporting OS 5.0. The BlackBerry Pearl 9100 images spotted again with solid looking hardware and incrementing OS versions. Later in the... Contine Reading > >