All posts tagged "BlackBerry"

  • Demo of the new BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0

    The BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 operating system was recently announced on 21 February, promising new features and enhanced tablet experience for users. If you own the PlayBook, it will prompt that there's an update available if you have not updated to the new OS. VR-Zone was treated to a demo at Research in Motion Singapore's office to check

  • BlackBerry Curve 9380 smartphone lands in Singapore

    If you like the BlackBerry Curve smartphones, well, Research in Motion has announced the latest Curve 9380 which is going to be retailing in Singapore from tomorrow. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 claims to be the first ever Curve device to come equipped with a touch display.

  • RIM announces BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365

    Research in Motion has announced BlackBerry Business Cloud Services for Microsoft Office 365, which allows business and government organizations to extend Microsoft Exchange Online to their BlackBerry smartphone devices, as well as allow users to manage their BlackBerry deployments in the cloud.

  • RIM drops two highly anticipated phones

    The new year doesn't seem to change the fortune of smartphone maker Research In Motion as it seems they have decided to cancel two projects. Given the series of mishaps they have experienced, relying on only one release this year is an act of putting all the eggs in a basket. Hopefully, that is not

  • BlackBerry maker RIM refused Amazon acquisition offer

    Amazon attempted to buy BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), but the latter turned down the offer and similar ones made by other companies, it has been revealed.

  • RIM delays BlackBerry 10 lineup

    Research In Motion (RIM) is delaying the launch of its new lineup of BlackBerry smartphones until late 2012, a year after they were expected to hit shelves and help put the company back into a prominent market position.

  • RIM launches white BlackBerry Bold 9900 smartphone in Singapore

    The Blackberry Bold 9900 smartphone claims to be the thinnest BlackBerry smartphone when it was launched a few months ago. And it looks like Research in Motion has announced the launch of the white version of the Bold 9900 which would be available in stores this weekend.

  • VR-Zone Christmas Gift Guide – Mobile Phones

    The mobile phone has evolved from being a device to make and receive calls, as well as send SMS (short message service), to one packed with a wide range of features – built-in camera for capturing videos and pictures, gaming, accessing the Internet and email etc. On top of that, the phone manufacturers are also competing in making their

  • Indonesia threatens to shut down BlackBerry service

    The Indonesian government has threatened to shut down the BlackBerry service in the country as it continues a disputre with Research In Motion (RIM) over access to encrypted call and text data.

  • US court bans Research in Motion (BlackBerry) from using BBX trademark

    A US court has banned BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) from using the name BBX for the latest version of its mobile operating system after BASIS International filed a trademark lawsuit against it.

  • BlackBerry DevCon Asia 2011

    The BlackBerry Dev Con Asia 2011 was supposed to be held in Bangkok, Thailand this year, but due to the serious impact of rain and floods, the conference has thus been relocated to Singapore. This morning. Research in Motion had made some announcements at Dev Con Asia 2011 which include the next generation BlackBerry 10 platform.

  • Head of RIM Indonesia faces possible jail time over promotion stampede

    The head of Research In Motion (RIM) in Indonesia faces possible jail time after a BlackBerry promotion turned into a disastrous stampede that left many people injured.

  • BlackBerry Bold 9790 coming to Singapore on 8 December

    For those of you who are waiting for the new BlackBerry Bold 9790, well, the wait is over. Research in Motion has announced the launch of the BlackBerry smartphone in Singapore and will be available from 8 December.

  • VR-Zone Christmas Gift Guide – Tablets

    Ever since the Apple iPad was introduced to the market, tablets have become one of the popular technology gadgets for content consumption; you can use it to surf your favorite web sites, watch videos or play some games. Well, besides the iPad, there are other choices that run Google Android as well as Microsoft Windows 7 operating systems. This

  • Research in Motion announces BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380

    Research in Motion has added two new smartphones to their portfolio, the Bold 9790 (left pic) and Curve 9380, both are based on the latest BlackBerry 7 operating system. The smartphones claim to offer users fast performance, brilliant touch displays and compact designs altogether.

  • Porsche Design unveils P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry in Singapore

    Yesterday evening at the Porsche Design store in Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, the company unveiled the luxurious P'9981 smartphone from BlackBerry that features stainless steel frame, leather back cover, QWERTY keyboard, and crystal clear touchscreen display. The Porsche Design P'9981 is scheduled to retail in January 2012 with limited quantity.

  • New BBX phone to be RIM’s saving grace?

    A new phone from Research In Motion (RIM) sporting the new BBX platform will emerge soon, and the company claims that it will have functionalities which are similar to the PlayBook. This remains to be seen as the phone is said to only be released in the first half of 2012

  • BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 NFC smartphones gain MasterCard PayPass cert

    The BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Curve 9360 have become the first SIM-based smartphones to earn the MasterCard PayPass certification.  This means that MasterCard is confident that the two mobile devices meet its functionality, interoperability and security requirements to be certified as PayPass-approved devices. Issuing banks are hence allowed to assign a PayPass account to

  • Research In Motion Unveils BlackBerry BBX

    At the BlackBerry DevCon Americas 2011, Research in Motion announced the next generation mobile platform, the BBX. On top of that, the company also announced a series of developer tool updates, including WebWorks for BlackBerry smartphones and tablets.

  • Research in Motion offers premium apps for free following service disruptions

    Research in Motion has announced that it is offering premium apps worth more than US$100 for free, for BlackBerry owners, following the recent service disruptions. The BlacKBerry apps will be made available to customers over the coming weeks on BlackBerry App World, until 31 December 2011.