SkyFire applies brake on Blackberry Browser

SkyFire applies brake on Blackberry BrowserSkyfire has hinted that it is temporarily stopping the work on its "under development" browser for BlackBerry devices.

The sudden proclamation in the act is being attributed to Android OS. It is believed that the entire team is focusing on the Android platform which has led the browser into pending status, confirms the CEO of the company.

Latest version for Twitter in Blackberry

Latest version for Twitter in BlackberryTwitter has released its latest version for its Blackberry users.

RIM has publicised the release of its native BlackBerry Twitter app. This is an instant release which dates back to few weeks when the users saw the first beta version. Earlier version however, was less in features than competing third party apps.

Loyalists of Twitter weren't particularly impressed with the older version because of the lack of features like Twitter trends and lists.

BlackBerry holds No 1 position in US, posts $2.46-b profit

BlackBerry holds No 1 position in US, posts $2.46-b profitToronto, April 1 - BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) reported 35 percent jump in its revenue over the previous fiscal year, netting in $15 billion in fiscal 2010.

The world leader in wireless communication posted a net profit of $2.46 billion for the current fiscal year ending Wednesday - up 29.8 percent from the previous year.

Blackberry + Tata Indicom= prepaid offer

Blackberry + Tata Indicom= prepaid offerBlackberry has launched itself on the platform of Tata Indicom. It has also come up with a totally new scheme for prepaid users. The new prepaid plans promise a user-friendly interaction environment.

BlackBerry customers on the Tata Indicom network will have an option to switch to a cheaper prepaid plan and to modify their plans to a 'weekly basis'.

The plans re-termed as BlackBerry Messaging Bundle and BlackBerry Internet Bundle, feature a number of options such as e-mailing, instant messaging, social networking and Internet browsing et al.

Blackberry imbibes LinkedIn

Blackberry-linkedinThe globe's largest business networking site- LinkedIn seeks a new niche, Blackberry users. It is believed that the application of LinkedIn, for the Blackberry smartphone will work on version 1.0 and is available for downloads.

It was a latent need which has finally been sufficed for the Blackberry users. As the version 1.0 takes care of the network updates, search, connections, invitations, messaging and 'reconnection' (connection suggestions) and the rest features of LinkedIn.

Xobni proffers App for Blackberry users

Xobni proffers App for Blackberry usersXobni, the contact management tool compatible with Microsoft Outlook, is now made accessible for BlackBerry devices with its attest offering- Xobni One.

The company asserts that it will be the "speediest, most complete and smartest address book one has ever used."

Xobni Mobile's App (Xobni is inbox spelled backwards) once installed works automatically by adding information about the users' contacts on the phone book.

iPhone scales better! 40% prefer to swap it for Blackberry

blackberry-iphoneAghast with the service to suffice the needs of rising consumer demand, two in five BlackBerry owners are now ready to swap their current device for an iPhone.

The iPhone posed as a new benchmark for the smartphone industry updating the status quo set earlier by RIM's BlackBerry. Since its launch the iPhone has never looked back as it seeks to grow further over the hedge.

Crowd Science's findings suggest that many users generally use their smartphones for both personal and business use. In case of iPhone users the device adheres to personal use, which compared to BlackBerry patrons is just 16 percent.

BlackBerry unveils new server to access work email

BlackBerry unveils new server to access work emailToronto, Feb 17 - BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Tuesday unveiled new server that will allow its smart phone users to wirelessly access their work or corporate email "without compromising security."

A RIM statement here said the free BlackBerry Enterprise Server Express software will meet many demands of two segments of its market.

RIM: Stick to Smartphones

BlackberryBlackberry maker Research In Motion Ltd. will disclose the overhauled Internet browser for its devices today, to influence more non-business consumers. They said that smartphone manufacturers must start making less bandwidth-guzzling products. And if the bandwidth is not conserved in the years to come then they may run into a capacity crunch.

RIM Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis said that people have started using netbooks, wireless modems and feature-rich smartphones and this may saturate network capacity. North American urban areas are already facing the problems of dropped calls and slow data transferring speed.

Black Berry 9700 launched in India

Black Berry 9700 launched in IndiaResearch in Motion has announced the launch of Blackberry Bold 9700 in the Indian market. 'Research In Motion' or RIM is a leading designer and manufacturer of innovative wireless solutions and it produces the smartphones under the name 'Black Berry'.

The phone with high end technical features is suitable for both personal and business use. The company expects a good market response as the phone offers enhanced performance and exteriors which are designed in every detail.

Vodafone and BlackBerry take smartphones to the next level with Bold 9700

Vodafone and BlackBerry take smartphones to the next level with Bold 9700Vodafone New Zealand is optimistic for the new BlackBerry Bold 9700 to get popular with businesses and high powered executives, just like its predecessor.

The company's 900MHz extended 3G network supports the BlackBerry Bold 9700. Vodafone's 3G Extend network that operates in 97% of the places New Zealanders live work and play, switches over automatically to the 2G network if 3G be unavailable.

Blackberry Bold 9700 launched in the country

Blackberry-Bold2-9700-frontResearch In Motion has launched its new BlackBerry Bold 9700 in the Indian market. The model supports 3G connections worldwide.

The Blackberry Bold 9700 is available in Airtel retail outlets across India. The smartphone comes with a price tag of at Rs 31990. The phone is aimed at both professional and personal users.

It has a TFT LCD screen measuring 2.44-inchs and a resolution of 480x360 pixels. Its keypad is QWERTY with sculpted keys and chrome accents and also a Touch trackpad. It offers a wide range of communication and multimedia features.

BlackBerry blackout hits North America

BlackBerry blackout hits North AmericaToronto, Dec 24 - A rare service breakdown left millions of BlackBerry users across North America without service for hours this week.

In a statement Wednesday, BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) said the service blackout was caused by a bug in its newly installed instant messaging system.

BlackBerry unveils new Storm smart phone

BlackBerry unveils new Storm smart phoneToronto, Oct 16 - BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) Thursday unveiled a new version of its Storm smart phone.

Called BlackBerry Smart2, the new touch screen smart phone features a much faster web browser than the Storm1 which was introduced last year in competition to Apple's iPhone.

But the first Storm smart phone was not well received because of its software, though RIM sold more than a million devices.

The new smart phone will be first launched in the US and Canada later this month.

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