Archive for the ‘BlackBerry’ Category

There’s no doubt that much of the iPhone’s success is down to Apple’s online App Store, which now offers thousands of games and entertainment offerings for the ever-growing range of iOS devices.

But it’s not the only one. The BlackBerry may have started as rather strait-laced business tool, but RIM has upped the mobile web stakes with the introduction of BlackBerry 6 OS and high-end consumer-centric smartphones such as the Torch 9800.

And the launch two years ago of the BlackBerry App World has fuelled a huge increase in the number and variety of leisure apps available for RIM handhelds. At the same time Don’t take our word for it, check out BlackBerry App World. To get you started, here are our favourite fun and useful apps that you can currently download onto your BlackBerry. (more…)

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The first few weeks of January 2011 brought forth a number of device leaks to the internet, which when combined provide relatively comprehensive insight into what we’ll see from Research In Motion this year both in terms of major product launches and device software updates. As you read through this roundup keep in mind that unofficial information can always change by the time it does get officially announced. To make sure you’re always up to date, you’ll want to keep it locked to BlackBerryUnivers.wordpress.com and we’ll keep you up to date by email. Keep reading for RIM’s 2011 BlackBerry Roadmap!

New BlackBerry Smartphones Expected in 2011

It’s often said that past precedent is the best indicator of future performance and over the past couple of years the varying BlackBerry device form factors and product families have become well established. The Bold, Curve and Pearl families are now staples that span both GSM and CDMA carriers around the globe, and we’ve seen Torch, Storm and Style devices be used as carrier exclusives in the USA and also get rolled out internationally. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out RIM’s next product cycle will mainly involve upgrades within each of these existing product lines. (more…)

The keyboard-heavy design of most BlackBerrys to date has generally prevented them from cashing in on the touch-screen mania that has driven the market, but that doesn’t mean Research In Motion is wanting for attention. Indeed, its App World application market is already well-established, with users in 70 countries. Thirty-five million BlackBerry users have downloaded the program necessary to access the market, and they’re downloading apps at a rate of around 1.5 million per day.

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