With more than 60 battery saving improvements in the last update to BB10, users in various online forums have reported the Z10 battery life has improved quite a bit. As the battery life varies depending on how you use your BlackBerry 10 device, to help battery power last longer, try any or all of the following: Continue reading →
In these austere times, with household bills going up every month, it would be logical to think that people would be trying to make savings wherever possible. A survey by YouGov and Recombu, a price comparison service seems to indicate that at least with mobile phone contracts, only 7% of Brits will change mobile phone network in order to get the best deal. Continue reading →
RIM released a short promotional video giving some additional insight into BlackBerry Mobile Fusion.
This new software hopes to be the evolution of BES, with the addition of managing non-BlackBerry devices. From a single web based interface, provision, audit and protect mobile devices, including BlackBerry smartphones, BlackBerry PlayBook and, devices that use iOS and Android operating systems (expected in 2012). This unified approach will help provide secure mobile access to work email and data in a cost-effective way.
This week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Research In Motion will be previewing new features of BlackBerry® PlayBook™ OS 2.0 that will enable customers to stay even more connected and productive in their personal and professional lives.
“BlackBerry PlayBook is already recognized for delivering powerful performance, true multi-tasking, advanced web browsing and HD multimedia in an ultra-portable design,” said Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO at Research In Motion. “With BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 we are building on this strong foundation, as well as leveraging our strengths in communications, social integration and productivity, to allow people to use their BlackBerry PlayBook in new ways throughout the day.” Continue reading →
BlackBerry 7.1 will begin rolling out from carriers around the world beginning today and over the coming weeks. The new releases of BBM, BlackBerry Traffic and BlackBerry Travel will be available on BlackBerry® App World™ beginning today.
“BlackBerry 7 delivered a next-generation platform for our customers around the world and the range of software updates announced today build upon the strengths of that platform to further enhance the mobile experience and make life easier, from managing daily tasks to planning big adventures,” said Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO at Research In Motion. Continue reading →
This is BlackBerry’s first fully touchscreen handset since the Storm handsets of 2 years ago. Measuring in at 120 x 62 x 11.5 mm, it’s comparable in size to an iPhone but slightly smaller than most top of the range Android handsets. Weighing in at 135g, it’s slightly lighter than the iPhone and most Android handsets. Continue reading →
An initial impression once I got my hands on it is the build. It is a tiny bit weightier than the BlackBerry 9700 I have been using for the past few months, however the quality of it is sturdy with the smooth fascia surrounded by the brushed metal bevelled edging. The back is a mixture of rubberized plastic topped with a carbon fibre look inlay. The buttons along the edging are metal as well, and you have the screen lock button at the top, volume control buttons on the right hand side (with an extra button between them for pause and play). Below this, you have the one and only side convenience key, default programmed for camera. Unfortunately, it’s placing means that quite often I accidently pressed it and launched the camera. On the other side you have the micro USB port and headphone jack. Also along the bottom you have the contact points for the desktop charger. Continue reading →
Vodafone seem to have prepared for distribution of the new BlackBerry 7 product line. Vodafone have released a video introducing the features of the BlackBerry 9860 Torch.The 9860 has an integrated 3.7″ touch screen (biggest ever) and the design aims to optimize the display of web interfaces, images and strong support for gaming applications on the device.