Blackberries and CRM are a “great combination”, says Canadian expert

The ability to access and use customer relationship management (CRM) applications from SAP AG on the RIM BlackBerry is a big deal for sales people, says a Canadian analyst. Since the alliance between

Published on: May 12th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

‘Office on the hip’ will be a hit with sales persons – Interview with Vinay Nair of IDC

<a href=""target=ā€¯blank" Click here to read 'Blackberries and CRM' story What's significant about this deal between SAP and RIM? Being a former sales person myself, it certainly made a lot of sense to

Published on: May 10th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

FYI Internet slang nothing to LOL at

Young adults have become so accustomed to thumb-typing messages on their BlackBerrys and chatting over Instant Messaging (IM) programs that they've spawned an entirely new language variety that has started to crossover into

Published on: May 6th, 2008 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry is the Trojan Horse that brings work into personal life: study

Research examining the love/hate relationship Australian executives have developed with their BlackBerries describes ownership of the popular e-mail device as akin to signing a Faustian pact.The study's findings, which were released Monday by

Published on: May 6th, 2008 Sandra Rossi

BlackBerry gets new CRM goodies thanks to RIM-SAP alliance

SAP and Research in Motion have teamed up to bring SAP's back-end business applications, beginning with CRM, to BlackBerry devices.The companies Friday unveiled a co-development partnership that executives called a "game changer" for

Published on: May 5th, 2008 Elizabeth Montalbano

iPhone launch “won’t threaten” BlackBerry in Canada

Rogers Communications Inc. whet the appetites of Canadians coveting the iPhone with the company's recent announcement that it is poised to release Apple's ultimate handheld eye candy into the local market. But it's

Published on: May 1st, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Seven tweaks to keep your BlackBerry smartphone fast and responsive

Just like any other computer, your BlackBerry has a set amount of internal memory to perform tasks and run applications. Some devices have more memory than others, and some can be outfitted with

Published on: April 23rd, 2008 Al Sacco

Does age and gender determine what smart phone you choose?

When it comes to smart phone preferences, there are clear differences between the sexes, say market researchers and usability testers. And these differences have implications for the success the devices. Researchers stress that

Published on: April 18th, 2008 David DeJean

Transfer BlackBerry files to mobile devices in five simple steps

If you use your Research In Motion (RIM) BlackBerry's Bluetooth wireless connectivity, it's probably to connect to a hands-free headset or ear piece so you can drive or take notes during conversations, or

Published on: April 16th, 2008 Al Sacco

Five tips for better Blackberry keyboard mastery

We're always learning new BlackBerry tips and tricks. A while back we shared a set of nearly 40 keyboard shortcuts for your Research In Motion (RIM) smartphone from insurance company Aflac's mobile guru.

Published on: April 8th, 2008 Al Sacco

New social networking apps empower information workers on the go

As companies contemplate how to use social networking to drive business benefit, technology vendors are weaving Web 2.0 features into the products -- taking a cue from consumer-driven social networks such as Facebook.Two

Published on: April 2nd, 2008 Brian Jackson

Blackberry vs. iPhone – which device will business users back

When Apple's iPhone stormed on the scene last year, it was heralded by users as the BlackBerry killer. While some IT departments were willing to find workarounds, most kept the device at arm's

Published on: March 24th, 2008 Lisa Hoover

iPhone gets beefed up to challenge BlackBerry’s enterprise dominance

Apple on Thursday announced a strong push to help companies incorporate the iPhone into their enterprise environment, putting RIM's popular BlackBerry handheld devices squarely in its sites. The changes will come in a

Published on: March 7th, 2008 Peter Cohen

No e-mail messages lost during BlackBerry blackout, says RIM

Research In Motion acknowledged an outage left users in the Americas without access to their BlackBerry e-mail service on Monday, but said no messages were lost during the incident. The outage started at

Published on: February 13th, 2008 Sumner Lemon