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No mobile device has changed global communications in quite the same way as the Blackberry. With so many models to choose from, which is best for you? KitGuru uses his Crackberry skills to reveal your best choice.

RIM release BBM Music for BlackBerry

Research In Motion have released their new BBM Music service, a messenger based software extra for Blackberry phones. BBM Music is a cloud based music service which allows BlackBerry Messenger users to share music through a community based music library. During the UK riots, RIM were faced with negative press …

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Will the Bold 9900 help rescue BlackBerry?

We have a soft spot for BlackBerry phones. Many of us remember the glory days, when they were leading the way, offering email support that other companies could only dream about supporting. Lately, it seems all doom and gloom for Research In Motion who are struggling to get a foothold …

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RIM to share music through BlackBerry Messenger

The BlackBerry Messenger system was in the press last week for all the wrong reasons, being blamed as platform for rioters in the United Kingdom. In more positive news today however Research In Motion have been holding discussions with the major record labels so they can launch a new BlackBerry …

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Blackberry purchase software company to enhance app store

RIM CEO Jim Balsillie: sharp dressed man

Research In Motion are keen to get a percentage of the app store market and to help them realise their goal they have purchased Montreal based software company Tungle, who have a history of developing applications which allow users to schedule and synchronise meetings over their smart phones, computers and …

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Blackberry filter out porn in Indonesia

Research In Motion have agreed to filter out pornographic content on their Blackberry devices for all users in Indonesia, according to a government spokesperson. This has been a forced compliance as Indonesia have threatened to revoke Blackberry’s license to operate in the country, the world’s most populous Muslim nation. Research …

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Design company to reinvigorate BlackBerry

Research In Motion have purchased a design company “The Astonishing Tribe”, a specialist outfit that specialise in the mobile phone and tablet user interface. It has not been a good year for RIM as they are continually losing customers to Apple iOs and Google Android platforms. The new purchase of …

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Blackberry facing stiff competition, share prices drop

Research In Motion are facing a stiff challenge from competitiors with Bank Of America and Citigroup are looking at alternatives for corporate email. Shares have dropped 3 percent recently as investors worry that the Blackberry smartphone strangehold on corporate communications was being eroded by rival solutions. The banks are testing …

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RIM take a swipe at quality of Apple apps

Research In Motion announced a few days ago that their App World now has over 10,000 applications available for download. Much of the press found the statement rather underwhelming as the Apple store has hundreds of thousands more. RIM VP of Platform product management Alan Panezic said “We aren’t focusing …

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Mobile Phone Buying Guide

Blackberry, iPhone or Smartphone – which is best?  With the most attractive contracts running around 2 years, your next choice could be with you for a very long time. KitGuru opens the lid on mobiles to help you decide, which one’s best for me? Technologies If you type a lot, …

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