Tagged with: RIM

BlackBerry 10: 15,000 New Apps in Two Days

BlackBerry 10: 15,000 New Apps in Two Days

Research In Motion's BlackBerry 10 application marketplace will have thousands of more programs, thanks to two events the company ran over the weekend. The events saw RIM net 15,000 app submissions for BlackBerry 10 within a period of 37.5 hours, according to company vice president of developer relations Alec Saunders. The ...

All Change at RIM

All Change at RIM

After a long period of negative headlines in the run up to the end of last year, beleaguered BlackBerry maker RIM seemed to have turned a corner, with signs that positive momentum was returning. Early previews of its BlackBerry 10 platform were largely positive, with a view that the company is set to deliver a true ...

3 Reasons for RIM to Smile

3 Reasons for RIM to Smile

It’s too early to know if Research In Motion’s new operating system can resurrect the ailing BlackBerry brand. But the RIM folks have a couple of things to smile about these days. We’ve all watched BlackBerry’s long, slow fall over the last few years. It’s been painful—like watching a number one draft pick ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 2, 2012

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – November 2, 2012

Today on Shelly Palmer Digital Living: Research In Motion, the nice people who make the BlackBerry, had a good day on Wall Street. Shares were up over 9 percent on the news that RIM has shipped a development version of BlackBerry 10, its new operating system.  Research In Motion now says that it is on track to release new ...

BlackBerry 10 on schedule. RIM shares soar 9%

BlackBerry 10 on schedule. RIM shares soar 9%

Shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion rose 9% Thursday after the company said it is making strides to get its next-generation mobile software and smartphones into customers' hands at the beginning of next year. BlackBerry 10, the much-delayed release of RIM's latest handsets and operating system, was delivered to ...

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 31, 2012

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 31, 2012

Maybe you got sick and tired of your BlackBerry, or maybe you just fell for the iPhone’s allure. Either way, now you’ve got this shiny new iToy on your desk, but all of your contacts are stuck on your old, clunky BlackBerry. How do you move all those names and numbers over? It’s easier than you might think, and all ...

The best-case scenario for BlackBerry right now? Build a niche as a ‘cult’ product

The best-case scenario for BlackBerry right now? Build a niche as a ‘cult’ product

OK, so I admit that I’ve been picking on RIM a lot lately. And in my defense, the company over the past few years has made it pretty easy for me since it’s made a litany of crucial mistakes that have left it in its current dire situation. But the more I’ve thought about RIM recently, the more I’ve come to believe ...

You Can’t Spoof SMS Messages on Your iPhone Anymore

You Can’t Spoof SMS Messages on Your iPhone Anymore

The SMS protocol on iOS has had an issue wherein you're able to manipulate the little-used "Reply To" field in a text message to make it look like it was coming from anyone you wanted it to. But with the proper release of iOS 6 the days of pulling that stunt on an iPhone are over. According to iJailbreak, Twitter user ...

Experts: iPhone now matches BlackBerry in enterprise security

Experts: iPhone now matches BlackBerry in enterprise security

This is probably not what RIM executives wanted to read with their coffee this morning, but TechRepublic reports that both analysts and CIOs say that Apple’s iPhone has now matched RIM’s BlackBerry devices when it comes to enterprise security. As evidence, TechRepublic cites the latest research from Trend Micro showing ...

AT&T ready to battle Sprint for push-to-talk supremacy starting in November

AT&T ready to battle Sprint for push-to-talk supremacy starting in November

While Sprint's iDEN network is getting the axe in favor of a new CDMA setup, AT&T will soon be sprucing up its near absent push-to-talk services. Targeting a November release with plans starting around $30, Ma Bell's enhanced PTT will be compatible with smartphones running Android 2.3+, BlackBerry 7, Windows Phone 8 and ...