RIM woos Android developers with free PlayBook

Research in Motion is trying to woo developers by giving a free BlackBerry Playbook tablet to coders who port their Android application for its BlackBerry Tablet OS. The promotion, announced on Twitter by

Published on: February 3rd, 2012 Jeremy Kirk

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Research in Motion's incipient BlackBerry 10 smartphone , code-named London, has a thin and long design, according a photo obtained by CrackBerry.com. While the shape of the London device appears similar to the

Published on: February 1st, 2012 Matt Hamblen

RIM’s ‘Bold’ infographic ‘just for fun’

Research in Motion said its Be Bold cartoon superheroes unveiled in a recent blog infographic were always "intended to be a bit of fun" and are not a new ad campaign.The BlackBerry maker,

Published on: February 1st, 2012 Matt Hamblen

Polls show Canadians optmistic about RIM’s future

by Nestor E. Arellano  I was taking drive to Leamington, Ont. this weekend in my lawyer friend’s car when our conversation took a turn towards the one topic that people ask you about

Published on: January 31st, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Waterloo still a top tech hub despite RIM’s slide

Waterloo will thrive, not just survive, despite the recent turmoil and management shakeup at Research in Motion, the leader of the city's local tech startup incubator says.The southwestern Ontario city has become somewhat

Published on: January 26th, 2012 Christine Wong

RIM flubbed on helping small firms cope with employee devices: analysts

Research in Motion has already missed the SMB sweet spot created by the BYOD trend and new CEO Thorsten Heins will have to play catch up to recover, some analysts say.In his first

Published on: January 25th, 2012 Christine Wong

The first ‘to do’ item for RIM’s new marketing chief [Express IT]

As the new CEO of Research in Motion, one of Thorsten Heins' first orders of business will be to hire a new chief marketing officer to try and bolster the BlackBerry brand.After several

Published on: January 24th, 2012 Brian Jackson

What to expect when moving from BlackBerry to iPhone

  by Kye Husbands So you’re contemplating the jump from BlackBerry to iPhone and wondering what you should expect. Having done the same thing a few months ago, I wanted to share my

Published on: January 24th, 2012 Kye Husbands

10 facts about new BlackBerry boss Thorsten Heins

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) yesterday appointed a brand new chief executive officer and president, Thorsten Heins. The move follows months of pressure from RIM shareholders and others to oust former RIM co-CEOs,

Published on: January 23rd, 2012 Al Sacco

RIM replaces co-CEOs with Thorsten Heins

Research In Motion's co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have quit after a tumultuous period at the company, which saw intense competition, and a long services outage at the maker of the BlackBerry.

Published on: January 23rd, 2012 John Ribeiro

BlackBerry PlayBook e-mail app exposed to hackers: security researchers

Research in Motion may have improved its overall experience on the PlayBook with its recent update, but security researchers recently revealed that the device leaves corporate email and user information open to potential

Published on: January 18th, 2012 Angela West

First look at PlayBook 2.0 update

Research In Motion previewed its PlayBook OS 2.0 software update which is  expected to be available this February. The upgrade brings a number  of refinements to the user interface as well as much

Published on: January 12th, 2012 Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

RIM pins PlayBook hopes on Android app infusion

Research In Motion (RIM) is highlighting the native and Android apps available on its struggling PlayBook at the Consumer Electronics Show as it prepares to launch the first major overhaul of the tablet's

Published on: January 12th, 2012 Nancy Gorhing

6 things RIM needs to do to turn its fortune around

by Kye Husbands Seems like every blog we do of late is about RIM, because it’s difficult to watch a giant go down without a real fight.   We have long communicated that

Published on: January 5th, 2012 Kye Husbands