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Over the Air Updates coming with Apple iOS 5

Posted by Jamie Forestell With WWDC just days away, it looks like Apple has leaked some big news. News we have all expected for quite some time, but it sure is nice to see something semi official. Or if your device has Automatic Download enabled for apps, your updates will download to your device without having to sync. That of …

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Blackberry Playbook to get Rovio’s Angry Birds

Posted by Jamie Forestell It was just a matter of time and I am quite sure has held some people back from purchasing a Blackberry Playbook, but the time has come.  Yesterday during a keynote at the Blackberry World 2011 Conference, RIM announced that Angry Birds will be released for the Playbook in the near future With over 140 Million downloads, …

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Blackberry Playbook Video Chat Quick Review

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Posted by Jamie Forestell Early yesterday morning, RIM released an over the air update which included video chat for the Blackberry Playbook.  If you are not sure where to find it, you can simply look for the icon on your home screen under the ALL tab. (or in my case Favorites) Once you have opened the Video Chat application, you …

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Blackberry Playbook Update: version 1.0.3.1868

Posted by Donny Torrefranca Early May 3rd shortly after 1:00 am Eastern time I received the latest update for my Playbook. Like before the update is 289 MB in size and installed over-the-air. (are you hearing that Apple? Over-the-air update!). What did this update bring? Read on for details. Immediately, the first thing I noticed is the availability of a …

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Research in Motion (RIM) kicks off Blackberry World 2011

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 – …

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RIM acquires Montreal based Tungle

Montreal based Tungle.me has announced it was recently acquired by Blackberry maker Research in Motion (RIM). Tungle is a scheduling application that syncs with your existing calendar to assist with eliminating double bookings, time zone mishaps and the back-and-forth of finding a time to meet. At this time there is no official statement from RIM, but CEO of Tungle, Marc …

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Blackberry Playbook and Blackberry Bridge feature

Posted by Donny Torrefranca Today is the much anticipated public release of the Blackberry Playbook.  And as we were told during our coverage of the media event in NYC on April 14th, the Blackberry Bridge was also enabled in the AppWorld. Today I’ve had the opportunity to examine the Blackberry Bridge connectivity with my Bold 9000 running OS 5.0.0.900. Download article …

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Blackberry Playbook Hands On

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Posted by Jamie Forestell Last week we had the pleasure of attending the Blackberry Playbook product launch held in New York City. The event was held at the 548 Centre, located in the heart of the Chelsea Arts District. The aroma from nearby restaurants was a great bonus as we were lined up to enter the event. Once we registered, …

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Blackberry Playbook Media Event: Initial Thoughts

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Posted by Donny Torrefranca After having our first crack at the upcoming Blackberry Playbook from RIM due on April 19th, here is our initial impressions. The Playbook’s 7″ style is a nice touch and definitely puts the Galaxy Tab to the test. The screen is very clear and crisp and it runs smooth. With it’s dual-core processor as opposed to …

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RIM introduces BlackBerry Trade-up Program in Canada

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Posted by Jamie Forestell Earlier today, RIM introduced a Trade Up program in Canada for anyone looking to upgrade to a new Blackberry smartphone.  For a limited time, you can upgrade for up to $120 off of a newer Blackberry smartphone.   This is great news for anyone looking to upgrade their older devices prior to the Playbook launch coming next …

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