Research in Motion (RIM) kicks off Blackberry World 2011

Posted by Jamie Forestell

Blackberry World 2011

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

About Jamie Forestell

Jamie Forestell is the Editor-in-chief and also the founder of Tek Tok Canada. His knowledge and aptitude for Technology led him to create a central website for all Canadians. His strong passion for the Technology world helps him stay abreast of leading-edge technologies and his desire to spread this information was the driving factor behind the creation of Tek Tok Canada.

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