Posted by Jamie Forestell
Earlier today RIM made several announcements as they kicked off Blackberry World 2011 being held in Orlando Florida. Where to begin?
- RIM introduced two new BlackBerry Bold Smartphones – Bold 9900 and Bold 9930 – Coming Summer 2011 and will feature a touchscreen alongside the QWERTY keyboard.
- RIM announced a new Facebook App for the BlackBerry PlayBook – Coming to the App World in May
- Blackberry OS 7 – Coming Summer 2011 and will be running on the Bold 9900 and Bold 9930.
- RIM has added a video chat application for the Blackberry Playbook – This will be available via over the air update on May 3. (Very exciting and we will have our review tomorrow)
- Multi-Platform BlackBerry Enterprise Solution for Smartphones and Tablets – Coming later in 2011
- RIM Launches BlackBerry Balance for Work-Life Balance on BlackBerry – This feature is built into BlackBerry® Enterprise Server 5.0.3 which will be available this week.
- RIM Announces BlackBerry Mobile Voice System 5 with Voice Over Wi-Fi Calling for Avaya and Legacy Nortel Communications Systems – Coming Soon
Blackberry World 2011 is scheduled to run from May 3 to May 5 so we will keep you posted on news from the event.
Source : RIM