How to Password Lock your BlackBerry Device

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Security is a major feature in BlackBerry devices. We all know RIM has put a lot of work and effort in making BlackBerrys secure from all the evil minds out there, but what happens when you lose your phone? I’ve come across people who use BlackBerry for business and other important or confidential tasks. These…

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Official: BlackBerry Curve 9380 OS 7.1.0.569 from Claro Brasil

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BlackBerry Curve 9380 owners are getting a nice OS update today. Claro Brasil has made OS 7.1.0.569 official for Curve 9380 users. We’re not quite sure what is in this version, so be sure to let us know what you might find. Download Curve 9380 OS 7.1.0.569 from Claro Brasil Make sure you join our community to share your thoughts on…

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RIM Rumored to Soon Lay-off Remaining 3,000 Employees

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According to an anonymous source, Cantech Letter reports that Research In Motion will be letting go of even more employees. RIM is rumored to be laying off up to 3,000 more on August 13th. The amount comes as the remaining for the company’s previously announced cuts of 5,000 will take place. RIM wants to complete the layoffs…

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Q&A: Adrian Stone from BlackBerry Security Team

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Some of you may not realize that Research In Motion has a rather large security response and research team. RIM historically has been almost silent on the way that it handles product security and vulnerabilities. But that’s beginning to change, in large part perhaps because the security response team at RIM is full of veterans…

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Cozi’s FREE BlackBerry Back-to-School Survival Guide App Gives Families What They Need to Tackle the School Year

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The back-to-school season is a challenging one, but this year families have a new resource: Cozi’s FREE Back-to-School Survival Guide, launching Thursday. Cozi, the family technology company, created the guide to help parents navigate all the most common school year challenges. The Back-to-School Survival Guide, available Thursday in the Cozi Family Organizer app for BlackBerry, includes the following: What…

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How To Add / Edit BlackBerry Smartphone Notification Profiles

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BlackBerry smartphones allow you to customize just about every aspect of the device. One thing you can do is set specific notifier profiles for phone calls, messages, calendar events, and more. In these profiles, you can set specific parameters for each section such as: ringtone, volume of ringtone, should the LED light blink, and different…

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10″ BlackBerry PlayBook Photos Leaked Out

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Well, well we may just have our first glimpse at the ‘Blackforest’, that mythical 10″ BlackBerry PlayBook. Rumors of the 10″ PlayBook have been swirling since the 7″ PlayBook was even mentioned. More recently, we saw a leaked 2013 roadmap showing the 10″ was still planned. The 10″ PlayBook has a SIM slot, according to…

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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Developing a BlackBerry 10 App: Part 2

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It’s that moment you’ve all been waiting for.  It’s finally time to get your app up and running!  Make sure you’ve completed Part 1 of the guide, which helps you through the process of installing the BlackBerry 10 app-building tools.  I’ve decided that I’ll start you guys off simple.  And I mean SUPER simple.  You…

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