BlackBerry World archive

  • BlackBerry Travel makes its way to BB10 with new sharing features, price notifications
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    BlackBerry Travel makes its way to BB10 with new sharing features, price notifications

    By 21 March 2013

    The folks in Waterloo have launched an update to their BlackBerry Travel app with native support for BlackBerry 10, available now on BlackBerry World. Having been on past versions of BlackBerry, Travel allows users to plan, book, manage, and share their...

  • BlackBerry World apps now cheaper as minimum price drops
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    BlackBerry World apps now cheaper as minimum price drops

    By 27 January 2013

    RIM has announced a new change to its BlackBerry World, bringing the lowest tier of app pricing from £1.00 to £0.75 ahead of BlackBerry 10's launch this month.  "The goal of this adjustment is to ensure prices are in line with currency fluctuations...

  • BlackBerry App World redesigned and renamed... BlackBerry World
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    BlackBerry App World redesigned and renamed... BlackBerry World

    By 21 January 2013

    BlackBerry App World has a new look and a new name. Now called BlackBerry World, the desktop version of the renamed store is already live. RIM is going to start rolling out the BlackBerry World name to smartphones and the PlayBook, as well, we presume,...

  • BlackBerry Share uses NFC for app discovery
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    BlackBerry Share uses NFC for app discovery

    By 3 May 2012

    BlackBerry users with an NFC-enabled handset can now share apps with their friends by simply tapping the two phones together. BlackBerry Share was demoed at BlackBerry World in Orlando, Florida and brings a social element to downloading applications....

  • BlackBerry-equipped Porsche 911 Carrera S pictures and hands-on
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    BlackBerry-equipped Porsche 911 Carrera S pictures and hands-on

    By 2 May 2012

    RIM has shown just what BlackBerry 10 is capable of by implementing the mobile computing engine into a Porsche 911 Carrera S. Pocket-lint got some hands-on time with the vehicle, though sadly we weren’t allowed to take it for a spin. The first thing...

  • What does BlackBerry 10 mean for BlackBerry 7?
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    What does BlackBerry 10 mean for BlackBerry 7?

    By 2 May 2012

    BlackBerry 7’s development team will remain in place for the immediate future even though BlackBerry 10 will become RIM’s key OS. With BlackBerry 10 whipping up a frenzy at BlackBerry World, it’s easy to forget that most BlackBerry smartphones still...

  • BlackBerry 10 arrives, why should we be getting excited?
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    BlackBerry 10 arrives, why should we be getting excited?

    By 1 May 2012

    So BlackBerry 10 is now official, having been unveiled at RIM’s BlackBerry World conference in Orlando, Florida. Yet what’s new and why should we be getting excited? Still being developed, RIM demoed a few key features on the new operating system...

  • BlackBerry PlayBook 1.0.3 update out 3 May
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    BlackBerry PlayBook 1.0.3 update out 3 May

    By 2 May 2011

    BlackBerry maker, RIM, has confirmed it will be rolling out it’s first major update to it’s BlackBerry PlayBook on Monday. The new Over The Air update will roll out in the US on 2 May and be available for the device when it launches elsewhere in...

  • BlackBerry OS 7 - not coming to a RIM device near you
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    BlackBerry OS 7 - not coming to a RIM device near you

    By 2 May 2011

    You may have already read on Pocket-lint how, over in Orlando at the BlackBerry World Conference, Research in Motion has unveiled its latest flagship handset - the BlackBerry Bold 9900 (or 9930 for CDMA users) - complete with the Canadian company's latest...

  • BlackBerry Bold 9900 hands-on
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    BlackBerry Bold 9900 hands-on

    By 2 May 2011

    BlackBerry maker RIM has just launched the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Bold 9930 in Orlando, Florida, at it’s BlackBerry World conference and we’ve already jumped all over it like a bad rash to tell you what’s what. On the design front,...

  • BlackBerry PlayBook to get first tablet specific Facebook app
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    BlackBerry PlayBook to get first tablet specific Facebook app

    By 2 May 2011

    Move over Apple, take a walk Google - for the first tablet in town to nab itself a fully-fledged, official, Facebook optimised tablet app will be the BlackBerry PlayBook. The announcement was made over in Orlando, at the BlackBerry World Conference -...

  • BlackBerry Bold 9900 goes touch, gets BB OS 7 and NFC
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    BlackBerry Bold 9900 goes touch, gets BB OS 7 and NFC

    By 2 May 2011

    As expected, BlackBerry maker RIM has announced the launch of two new BlackBerry Bold smartphones adding a touchscreen alongside the handsets usual QWERTY keyboard. The new models, called the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Bold 9930 will be available...

  • RIM outs BlackBerry Bold complete with BB OS 7
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    RIM outs BlackBerry Bold complete with BB OS 7

    By 29 April 2011

    RIM has let slip plans for a new BlackBerry Bold expected to launch next week at the company’s BlackBerry World convention in Florida. The new smartphone turned up on the company’s website, before being quickly removed, however not before a screen...