Rim articles

Injunction blocks RIM from using BBX name for new OS

Research in Motion's run of bad luck continues. Fresh after hearing a senior executive in Indonesia might be charged with negligence following the sales stampede at their BlackBerry Bold 9790 launch, the Canadian firm has now been blocked from using the name BBX…

Full update and round-up of Carrier IQ tracking software scandal

On Wednesday, news broke about a hidden application installed on most popular smartphone handsets that logs nearly everything the user does. Accompanying the news article was a 17-minute long video of developer Trevor Eckhart demonstrating how his HTC Evo 3D was tracking his key presses and even the content of his text messages.

RIM delays PlayBook OS 2.0 until February 2012

It's bad enough that RIM's PlayBook was released on the market without key BlackBerry features like BBM or email, but now the company is saying that the software upgrade that's supposed to enable this functionality has been delayed until February. …

BlackBerry PlayBook gets $150 price cut

Best Buy has slashed the price on RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook by $150, bringing the 64GB tablet down to $550. The 16GB model dropped to $449, $50 off the original asking price. Could it be that the PlayBook is next in line for liquidation?

BlackBerry streaming music service coming soon

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion will be launching a streaming music service to better compete with Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android platforms. The company is reportedly in late negotiations with several record labels and is looking to introduce the new…

RIM releases BlackBerry Messenger 6

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion has released an update to their Messenger service today through BlackBerry App World. This new update, dubbed BlackBerry Messenger 6, enables the popular program to interact with other applications which introduces a whole new level of…