Mobile + Social: Why BlackBerry is Perfect

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Yup, you read that right. BlackBerry is the perfect and does a great job at combining mobile and social. StephenBB81 shared with us over at the forums the slides from a presentation by Volker Hirsch, RIM’s Global Head of Business development – Games, where he talked about BlackBerry mobile and social. Hirsch shows in these slides how games have…

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You Can Send 10,000 BBMs For Price of 40 Texts

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An article today from Seeking Alpha described how Research In Motion has a BlackBerry ‘secret weapon’. This secret weapon is BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) and the BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS). Smartphones are still expensive to own in many developing countries in Latin America, Africa, and East Asia. However, BlackBerry customers pay a relatively affordable monthly fee, and…

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BlackBerry ‘Buddy’ Kiosks Coming to South Africa Malls

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There were Apple Geniuses and then there were the BlackBerry Buddies. Research In Motion has begun setting up BlackBerry Buddy kiosks around major malls in South Africa. These kiosks will help with BlackBerry support, give advice, and even update software. No more having to deal with clueless people at cellular provider’s stores. The BlackBerry Buddies are…

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How to Wipe your BlackBerry Smartphone

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Wiping a BlackBerry smartphone is something all BlackBerry users should know how to do. If you sell your BlackBerry, you should always make sure you delete everything on it to prevent the info from getting into the wrong hands. Maybe you just want to wipe your BlackBerry for fun. Either way, you’re not going to…

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HedoneDesign Releases Jam Theme for BlackBerry 6 and 7 Smartphones

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HedoneDesign has developed a new wallpaper friendly, minimalist theme called Jam. Here’s how they describe it: Put your icons in a spotlight with the new HedoneDesign theme, Jam. Brilliant white circles ensconce a sharp, clean, easily understood, and unique icon set. Fixed icons will be enhanced with the spotlight effect as well. Unique and beautiful meters in…

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Use Skype and Make Phone Calls on BlackBerry PlayBook with Taki SIP Softphone App

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Looking to use Skype and make phone calls on your BlackBerry PlayBook? Taki is a cross-platform SIP softphone. Phone calls can be made over Wi-Fi or 4G LTE connection. Taki phone can be used with any SIP provider. If you don’t have a SIP account yet, please check out the list of recommended VoIP providers. For the best…

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HTC Trying to Eat at RIM’s BlackBerry Enterprise Base; Invests $35.4 Million in Magnet Systems

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HTC looks to be lining themselves up with others who want to eat at Research In Motion’s BlackBerry Enterprise base. HTC has made a $35.4 million investment into Magnet Systems, which is a U.S. developer of a platform for building enterprise apps. The investment will give HTC a 17.1% stake in Magnet Systems. However, HTC hasn’t…

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