Blackberry / RIM
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 events were called Portathons,... Continue Reading →

All Change at RIM

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins
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... Continue Reading →

3 Reasons for RIM to Smile

Blackberry / RIM
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 get into... Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/121102_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] 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... Continue Reading →
BlackBerry 10
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 more than 50 carriers around the... Continue Reading →
[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/121031_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] 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... Continue Reading →
iMessage
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... Continue Reading →
iPhone vs Blackberry
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 the iPhone just behind BlackBerry... Continue Reading →