RIM unveils low-cost BlackBerry for emerging markets

Research In Motion will start selling in India from Thursday a low-cost smartphone with the BlackBerry 7 OS that will soon be offered in other emerging markets. The 10,990 Indian rupees (US$210) BlackBerry

Published on: April 18th, 2012 John Ribeiro

Android users likely to be app freeloaders: survey

While everybody loves getting things for free, it seems Android users love getting free things more than anyone.A new survey released today by Strategy Analytics found that 89 per cent of mobile applications

Published on: February 23rd, 2012 Brad Reed

BlackBerry: How to stop a ‘brick’ or ‘nuke’ before it happens

The modern BlackBerry smartphone can be "quirky," to put it mildly.That frustrating spinning clock face when your device can't handle all the running processes. The need to reboot your device after most new

Published on: November 15th, 2011 Al Sacco

RIM buys Cellmania in hopes of a better App World

Research in Motion (RIM) has acquired Cellmania, an established app store infrastructure developer, in an apparent attempt to zap some life into its App World 2.0 app store for BlackBerry smartphones. Cellmania may

Published on: August 26th, 2010 Tony Bradley

New ING Direct app lets you do your banking from BlackBerry, iPhone

Are the days of the ATM (automated teller machine) numbered? Possibly not. But with ING Direct's launch of a BlackBerry and iPhone banking application, mobile banking in Canada just got another boost.Starting today,

Published on: March 24th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

eBay for BlackBerry released, feedback requested

Research In Motion (RIM) this morning listed an early version of its new eBay for BlackBerry e-commerce application for download on its BlackBerry App World software store. The free, beta application lets BlackBerry

Published on: November 26th, 2009 Al Sacco

iPhone trounces BlackBerry in battle of apps

Pigeon holing the iPhone as a fun device and the RIM BlackBerry as a "corporate standard" for business users isn't quite valid a distinction – as we showed yesterday in Part 1 of

Published on: May 28th, 2009 Galen Gruman

Toronto developer’s Viigo top download on BlackBerry app store

Viigo, a mobile phone application from a Toronto developer of the same name has smashed its own download records in the first week of being hosted on the new BlackBerry App World.Viigo has

Published on: April 13th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Canadian BlackBerry users, developers excitedly await new RIM store

Canadian BlackBerry application developers are eagerly awaiting the launch of BlackBerry App World -- Research In Motion's much soon-to-be-launched App store -- predicting it will be a bonanza for users, and mean new

Published on: March 12th, 2009 Brian Jackson