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  • How RIM's OS update can save the PlayBook

    When RIM released the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet in April, the tech sphere was overwhelmingly unimpressed. The lack of native email didn't help.

    Written by Angela West26 Oct. 11 11:13
  • RIM faces hard questions at this week's Developers Conference

    Will Blackberry-maker Research In Motion finally lay out clear plans for its next-generation devices on Tuesday during the company's Blackberry DevCon Americas developer conference in San Francisco? That's what some critics are wondering as RIM attempts to overhaul its image following a number of setbacks in recent months. Most recently, the company's reputation was battered from a multi-day service outage leaving Blackberry fans all over the globe without messaging and Internet capabilities.

    Written by Ian Paul18 Oct. 11 04:29
  • Four ways RIM can rebound from BlackBerry outage

    BlackBerry users around the world have been impacted this week with service outages. RIM has offered an explanation of the problem, and it has apologized, but it is going to take more than a simple "We're sorry" for RIM to regain the faith of loyal customers.

    Written by Tony Bradley14 Oct. 11 09:09
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  • Smartphone security: Keep your handset safe

    Once upon a time, a phone was just a phone: It simply made and received calls. The only security you worried about was if someone had picked up in the other room to listen in.

    Written by Brent Rose12 Jan. 11 02:07
  • Free BlackBerry apps: Nine Torch 9800 compatible downloads

    Check out the following slides for a list of nine valuable applications for the BlackBerry Torch 9800. Best of all: You’ll never have to open your wallet; all of these BlackBerry apps are free.

    Written by Al Sacco01 Nov. 10 15:20
  • Using e-mail message flags in BlackBerry OS 5.0

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) recently started shipping its brand new mobile operating system (OS), BlackBerry handheld OS 5.0. The new software packs a variety of cool new features and enhancements, including improved mail-folder management options; auto-correct and word-completion typing software; and a number of personal information management (PIM) feature-enhancements. (Note: Some of the new features require BlackBerry Enterprise Server BES 5.0.)

    Written by Al Sacco20 Nov. 09 06:36
  • BlackBerry: Create MMS Audio, Video, Slide Shows

    You've probably used your BlackBerry smartphone to send countless text, or short message service (SMS), messages. Perhaps you even employ your device's multimedia messaging service (MMS) functionality to distribute image- and video-messages to friends and colleagues and/or groups of both.

    Written by Al Sacco16 Oct. 09 05:34
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  • Why BlackBerry PlayBook is an ideal tablet for business

    The BlackBerry PlayBook is available for pre-order, and will be on the street in a matter of weeks. I am not sure the RIM tablet will see much consumer success, but then consumers have never been RIM's primary market. Consumer tablets aside, the PlayBook has some unique features that make it an ideal tablet from a business or IT admin perspective.

    Written by Tony Bradley30 March 11 06:05
  • Tablets: iPad 2 vs. Xoom vs. PlayBook vs. WebOS slates

    It may seem like 2010 was the year of the tablet, but the reality is that 2010 was really just the year of the iPad with 15 million units sold and no real competitors for the Apple tablet. However, 2011 will be very different with a diverse variety of tablet options emerging--including some particularly relevant entries from major players.

    Written by Tony Bradley21 Jan. 11 11:07
  • Tablet revolution reality check

    With so much chatter about tablets this year, you might think that the handheld, rectangular devices being unveiled represent a significant innovation. The reality is that so much of what we're seeing is not a whole lot different than what we saw in previous years; these products offer only a few new twists. But those new twists could make the difference between tablets' remaining a niche item and their finally busting out to the mass market in a meaningful way.

    Written by Melissa J. Perenson17 Jan. 11 17:41
  • How HP and Palm's WebOS tablet could 'blow away' iPad

    We haven't seen HP hype a tablet since last year's flirtation with Windows 7, but that could change after February 9, when the company has all but confirmed that it will introduce its first WebOS tablet.

    Written by Jared Newman15 Jan. 11 07:00
  • BlackBerry Dakota signals RIM's desperation

    Images and details of the BlackBerry Dakota--the impending flagship smartphone from Research In Motion (RIM)--have emerged. The Dakota is packed with features as RIM struggles desperately to regain lost ground and compete with the Apple iPhone and the rising Android invasion.

    Written by Tony Bradley14 Jan. 11 09:23

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