BlackBerry ID is designed to allow a convenient and secure method to authenticate the identity across various BlackBerry related products and services. This allows for seamless transferring and sharing of information across the products or services that the account has been authorised for. (Example: A user can have the same BlackBerry ID authenticated to a BlackBerry smartphone and a BlackBerry PlayBook to share billing information for purchases with BlackBerry App World.)
Due to this sharing of information, it is not recommended to share a BlackBerry ID between multiple users.
A great built in feature of BlackBerry handsets for many years has been Password Keeper. In a world where lives are becoming more intricately interwoven with different usernames and passwords, Password Keeper offers a single place where you can store all these different bits of information. Continue reading →
Research In Motion have today announced that it will hold a worldwide launch event for its new operating system platform on January 30th 2013. The event will also unveil two new BlackBerry handsets. Continue reading →
A new version of the BlackBerry PlayBook™ OS has been realesed; v126.96.36.1998 for the Wi-Fi only models. Availability for the 4G LTE BlackBerry PlayBook is expected within the next month.
If you haven’t received notification on your PlayBook, drag down the settings menu, and select Software Updates. Then select Check for Updates. The PlayBook will then download and install the update. Ensure that your PlayBook is plugged in to charge during the whole download and install process. Continue reading →
Research In Motion announced on Saturday that BlackBerry App World had passed the 3 billion downloads landmark since its launch in April 2009. This only counts the apps downloaded directly from the store to handsets or PlayBooks, and not those downloaded from the web, 3rd party app stores or pushed down internally by companies. Continue reading →
Research In Motion have released a new update for BlackBerry Desktop Manager for PCs; version 188.8.131.52. Amongst all the usual bug fixes, the main issue from the last version has been addressed, where users had problems in the final stages of synchronising. Continue reading →
Research In Motion have released another update to the BlackBerry Bridge application (version 184.108.40.206). This is to fix the issue of some handsets being unable to connect to the PlayBook since they have been update to handset software 7.1. Continue reading →