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Porsche Designs a BlackBerry, makes it appealing for once

Porsche Designs a BlackBerry, makes it appealing for once

Well if there was ever a BlackBerry that we would consider getting it would be this, which (ironically enough) isn’t even designed by RIM. Yes, RIM have done the smart thing and partnered with Porsche for this particular model, to create a visually striking and appealing design! They’re calling it the Porsche P’9981, from Blackberry which is a mouthful as usual but we see no reas... »

BlackBerry Playbook Sales Poor, being outsold by Windows 7 Tablets

BlackBerry Playbook Sales Poor, being outsold by Windows 7 Tablets

In news that surely shouldn’t have come as a surprise, yet is still disappointing, sales for the BlackBerry Playbook are doing poorly around the world. Despite having decent specs and features (but still missing plenty) we gave it a pretty good roundup when we compared it against it’s competitors in the earlier part of the year. Unfortunately, it just goes to show that people were unwi... »

The BIG announcements at Apple’s WWDC

The BIG announcements at Apple’s WWDC

It’s been a big day of news, and I’m running on 2 hours of sleep so bear with me on this one. I think it’ll be easiest if we break down all the new announcements from Apple’s WWDC (Worldwide Developer Conference) by sections to get a better idea of what exactly Apple announced during the event early this morning. It’s only fitting that this news was to come out on the... »

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 Billion

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 Billion

UPDATE: The deal has been confirmed as official, and Microsoft has purchased Skype for $8.5 Billion (USD). Let the Microskype generation begin. See the picture above we pulled from engadget? Yep, that was the official unveiling of the Skype client for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 a month ago for the MIX11 conference. Well a month is a long time and a lot can change in that time, like perhaps ... »

RIM Possibly bringing BBM to Android, iOS?

RIM Possibly bringing BBM to Android, iOS?

Woah! Here’s one for the rumor mill – There’s apparently talk of RIM (the company that produce BlackBerry’s) bringing their famed BBM (Black Berry Messenger) Service to both Android AND iOS devices (iphone, ipod, ipad). It will reportedly be a stripped down version of the service, but it will still allow you to BBM with your BlackBerry friends (not so exclusive now eh…... »

BlackBerry OS (Research In Motion)

What is BlackBerry OS? To get to BlackBerry Operating Software (OS), we must first quickly understand what a BlackBerry Device is. A BlackBerry is a smartphone created by Research In Motion (RIM), and is mainly used by people within the Business Market. Their phones mainly have a small screen, accompanied by a qwerty style keyboard (see picture below), although recently they have begun releasing T... »