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While we wait for the PlayBook to released in its WiFi- and WiMAX-equipped forms over the next few months, RIM's taking every opportunity it can to talk about the platform -- and the latest comes from an interview between FierceDeveloper and the company's veep of developer relations, Tyler Lessard,...

January 19th 2011 at 2:36pm 0 Comments
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So you just got a BlackBerry, huh? First off, welcome to the world of glorious hardware keyboards and the holy grail of mobile messaging we mortals call BBM. Once you get past the novelty of sending the obligatory "mypin" texts to everyone you know, you're probably thinking to yourself -- what now?...

December 28th 2010 at 3:55pm 0 Comments
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It may not quite be enough to bring non-BlackBerry users into the fold, but RIM has finally scored one long awaited coup to keep its current users happy -- it's just announced that the Amazon MP3 application is now available for download from the BlackBerry App World. While still technically in bet...

December 14th 2010 at 12:56pm 0 Comments
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Adobe Air veteran: print out that code, fold it neatly into a secure envelope, affix two (or more) stamps, address it to Research in Motion, drop it in the nearest outgoing, and rejoice! The Haus of BlackBerry's now accepting app submissions for the upcoming Will.I.Approved PlayBook tablet -- and j...

December 7th 2010 at 4:29pm 0 Comments
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It's been over a year since it hit 2,000 apps, but it looks like BlackBerry App World has finally hit its biggest milestone yet -- RIM has announced via Twitter that it's now "10,000 apps strong and growing." For those keeping track, that still leaves it well behind Apple's App Store and the Androi...

September 8th 2010 at 10:53pm 0 Comments
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In conjunction with BlackBerry App World 2.0's emergence from beta today, RIM has announced that developers will now be able to charge 99 cents or $1.99 for their wares. Doesn't sound like news, right? Well, it is, because the company had previously set a minimum of $2.99, an attempt to keep... well...

August 19th 2010 at 5:39pm 0 Comments
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Though RIM's official Twitter client for BlackBerry devices has been slinking around in public beta form for a solid three months now, we understand -- not everyone is okay using software that's rough around the edges. And if anything, that probably applies more to BlackBerry users, many of whom are...

July 6th 2010 at 9:56pm 0 Comments