Facebook for BlackBerry Updated to 3.2.0.8 in Beta Zone

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RIM has pushed a new update to Facebook in the BlackBerry Beta Zone. Facebook for BlackBerry version 3.2.0.8 is now available. Here’s a re-cap at the new product features in Facebook for BlackBerry 3.2: Events Users are now able to access Events from their Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones application! This feature gives you the ability to…

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Nokia Survey Shows QWERTY Keyboard Use Still Huge

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Last week Nokia polled smartphone customers on their favorite input method. Not surprisingly, users in North America gave a 47.22% favor towards touchscreen-only devices. Whereas, their European and Asian counterparts highly favored QWERTY keyboards. To put this in perspective, in the Philippines, which has the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia, the picture looks like this: QWERTY…

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Compass Pro for BlackBerry Smartphone and PlayBook Updated

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Skylab Mobilesystems Limited has recently updated Compass Pro for BlackBerry Smartphone and PlayBook. The new update comes with some great visual improvements for the PlayBook version. PlayBook users can now choose from 6 different compass skins, varying from a pirate-like antique design to modern white and silver. Besides new skins, the PlayBook® version is now in full…

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Angry Birds for BlackBerry PlayBook Adds 15 New Levels

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The original Angry Birds game for the BlackBerry PlayBook has been updated to version 2.2. The update brings the following: The piggies continue their beach vacation with fifteen new tropical levels–but the vacation’s gonna end when the birds show up! You should see the update pushed to your BlackBerry PlayBook in App World. If you…

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Email ++ for BlackBerry Updated to 2.5.4

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Emaill ++ one of the top email ‘plugins’ available for BlackBerry has been updated. The new update, by way of version 2.5.4, looks to bring the following change: Added ability to add custom signature in Reply/Fwd with Edit. You can get the update from BlackBerry App World, or if you previously purchased in MobiHand. If…

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How to Change the Theme on your BlackBerry

EdShot (Sun, Aug 12, 2012 11.03.52 AM)

BlackBerry smartphones are actually very customisable. Using themes, you can change the way your BlackBerry homescreen looks like with just a few steps.  It’s easy to do, just follow these steps. Themes are like apps.  You download them from App World, and install them on your BlackBerry.  But unlike apps, they change your homescreen instead…

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RIM is Still Hiring a Lot Despite Layoffs

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Wait, say what? Research In Motion is still hiring despite their massive 5,000 job cuts? Yes, the company is still actively seeking new talent. Since July of this  year, RIM has posted about 181 new job listings. Doing a search for ‘software’ you’ll find close to 200 positions looking to hire individuals who are Software Developers,…

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RIM Trying to Sell its NewBay Cloud Service?

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The WSJ is reporting that Research In Motion is looking to unload some of its recent acquisitions. One of those is the cloud services company, NewBay, which RIM acquired last October for $100 million. This news comes a day after Bloomberg recently reported IBM has made an informal effort to acknowledge their interest in RIM’s…

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