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Final port-a-thon before BB10 launch sees another 19,000 new BlackBerry apps submitted

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion held a final port-a-thon event recently that saw 19,000 apps submitted to its newly named BlackBerry World online store. The company is set to unveil its new BlackBerry 10 OS and handsets next week, a…
Mobile

RIM rebrands its app store ahead of BB 10 launch, as CEO contemplates the future of the company

Research in Motion has rebranded its application store, now named BlackBerry World, and given it a makeover in time for BlackBerry 10's launch. Company CEO Thorsten Heins remains realistic ahead of its debut on January 30.
Mobile

BB 10 buzz: RIM says 1600 companies have signed up for its BlackBerry 10 training program

Getting businesses back on board is key to the success of RIM's next-generation BlackBerry 10 platform. So the fact that more than 1600 companies have so far signed up to its BB10 training program – among them Fortune 500 firms and…
Mobile

RIM plans to launch at least six BB10 phones in 2013

RIM is now just a couple of weeks away from its highly anticipated BB10 launch, set for January 30. The mobile maker says it will unveil two new handsets on the day, with at least four more to follow by the end of the year.
Mobile

Be still my beating heart, the BlackBerry Curve 9315 is coming to T-Mobile soon

T-Mobile has announced it will be offering the BlackBerry Curve 9315 for sale at the end of January, just in time for it to be completely superseded by BlackBerry 10.
Cool Tech

New BlackBerry 10 phone with a QWERTY keyboard spotted

BlackBerry's new N-Series QWERTY smartphone has been spotted just a month left before launch day.
Mobile

First BB10 handset reportedly to be called the ‘BlackBerry Z10’

It's been claimed that Research In Motion will be calling its new BB10 touchscreen device the BlackBerry Z10, indicating a new nomenclature strategy for the Canadian mobile maker. The device, along with a qwerty-keyboard-equipped handset…
Mobile

RIM Q3: Subscribers and overall sales down, cash pile and PlayBook sales up

Six weeks before Research In Motion unveils its next-generation BB10 operating system and handsets, the company posted Its Q3 financial results, a mixed bag by any standards.
Mobile

Is RIM using stealth advertising to promote BlackBerry 10 on Twitter?

As the launch date for BlackBerry 10 gets ever closer, so Research in Motion needs to promote its new operating system even harder. Its latest play is on Twitter, where it may be using stealth advertising techniques to get the word out.
Mobile

BBM 7 update brings Voice feature, other upgrades

Research in Motion has moved Blackberry Messanger 7 out of the beta zone and into the hands of the public. Starting today, a free update to the networking service is available. The biggest addition to BBM 7 is the new Voice feature, which…
Android Army

Android will remain most popular mobile platform through 2016, IDC says

Google's Android mobile operating system accounted for most of the mobile market share in 2012, and it is expected to keep that spot for another four years.
Mobile

Android and iOS to surpass BlackBerry as top enterprise devices for the first time

For the first time, iOS and Android may surpass BlackBerry as the top smartphone choice for enterprise consumers, according to a report from the IDC.