Research In Motion announced this week BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365 – a new RIM-hosted online service for mid-sized businesses and enterprises that extends Microsoft Exchange Online to BlackBerry smartphones, and allows organisations to self-manage their BlackBerry deployments in the cloud. An open beta for the service is launching today in over [...]
After testing in the Beta Zone, RIM have released an update of BlackBerry App World, version 184.108.40.206. This latest update seems to have fixed a lot of issues including performance and UI enhancements, elimination of erroneous multiple update requests, optimizing memory usage and increased stability. Users should soon receive a notification in the next few days. However [...]
Vodafone this week have notified all users of its 360 synchronisation and cloud backup service that it will be closing it down at the end of the year.
From today until the end of the year, RIM has offered a selection of premium apps to download for free to users’ BlackBerrys, as an apology for last week’s outage. RIM’s CEO, Mike Lazaridis said, in a press release “We truly appreciate and value our relationship with our customers. We’ve worked hard to earn their [...]
During its BlackBerry DevCon 2011 conference on Tuesday this week, Research In Motion announced that the next generation of BlackBerry devices will run a new operating system based on the QNX OS used on the PlayBook tablet. Named BBX-OS, it seeks to bring together tablet and smartphone operating systems into one software package. This will free [...]
Protecting the contents of a BlackBerry PlayBook in case it gets lost or stolen is really easy – all you need to do is set a password on the tablet. It is also possible to protect shared media on the PlayBook if you are using File sharing and/or Wi-Fi Sharing.
BlackBerry services buzzed back to life Thursday after a three-day outage that interrupted email messages and Internet services for millions of customers. BlackBerry users around the world have faced huge problems over the past few days getting and receiving emails and messages, as well as launching Internet services.
When you turn on a BlackBerry smartphone with BlackBerry 7 OS for the first time, you’ll be asked to make a connection to the wireless mobile network if one doesn’t already exist so you can sign in using your BlackBerry ID. Select Connect followed by Continue.
RIM has released an update to the Playbook software, OS version 220.127.116.1112. The new software contains an update for Adobe Flash Player.