The Pentagon has cleared BlackBerry 10 connected via BES 10 and Samsung Android devices connected via Samsung’s Android Knox, for use within the Department of Defense (DoD).
With a very large percentage of BlackBerry devices already being used within the Pentagon (470,000 out of 600,000), the role of BlackBerry including devices and BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 continues to be important and relevant for security conscious organisations.
The approval allows all DoD customers to use the BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 smartphones, and BlackBerry PlayBook tablets on DoD networks.
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; v184.108.40.2068 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 →
Jeff Holleran, the Senior Director for Enterprise Product Management at RIM offers insight into the future of managing organizations’ mobile deployment with a single platform from RIM; the BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES 10).
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 220.127.116.11. 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 pushed down an update to PlayBook owners, bringing it up to version 18.104.22.1688. While not as monumental as the os2 update of earlier this year, it does provide some bug fixes. Continue reading →
Research In Motion have released another update to the BlackBerry Bridge application (version 22.214.171.124). 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 →