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BB10 smartphones delayed until late 2012, RIM details tough times ahead

BB10 smartphones delayed until late 2012, RIM details tough times ahead

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Research In Motion, the company behind the BlackBerry smartphones, has confirmed that its next generation of smartphones running the new recently announced BB10 operating system, won't be with us until the end of 2012. Blaming availability of the processors... >>

BlackBerry Milan leaked picture fashions in new era for RIM

BlackBerry Milan leaked picture fashions in new era for RIM

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In the same week that BlackBerry lost its trademark battle over the name of its new BBX operating system, we get our first look at one of the devices that the software will be loaded up on to.The BlackBerry Milan will be one of the first QNX devices to... >>

BBX loses copyright battle - returns as BlackBerry 10

BBX loses copyright battle - returns as BlackBerry 10

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BlackBerry has lost the trademark battle over its new BBX operating system with BASIS International and its current software which uses the same name. The US Federal Court blocked the company from using the name following court proceedings. Not a major... >>

The Nokia N9 that has 7, yes 7, operating systems (video)

The Nokia N9 that has 7, yes 7, operating systems (video)

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Not sure which operating system you want the most? Have trouble wondering in the morning whether you are an Apple iOS 5 guy or a Windows Phone 7 user?Well one phone looks to have you covered: the Nokia N9.Found in Shanzai, China, the fake Nokia N9 packs... >>

Riot police turn on 3,000 strong crowd as phone launch goes wrong

Riot police turn on 3,000 strong crowd as phone launch goes wrong

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It is every company’s dream to have thousands turn up to the launch of a new phone, but not this one: it saw calm queuers go "crazy" when stock quickly ran out.So many people turned up for the latest smartphone launch in Jakarta, Indonesia, that hundreds... >>

Apple number one for global mobile brand loyalty

Apple number one for global mobile brand loyalty

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Apple is the brand with the most loyalty amongst its customers globally, at least in the mobile sector. A study by research company GfK has found that 84 per cent of iPhone owners are more likely to stay within the Apple ecosystem, and therefore stick... >>

BlackBerry PlayBook OTA update Flashes in

BlackBerry PlayBook OTA update Flashes in

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Despite Flash for mobile being on its death bed, whispering its final goodbyes to the devices it once held so dear, it is getting one last hurrah, courtesy of RIM, with Flash 11.1 arriving on the BlackBerry PlayBook following the latest over the air update.Flash... >>

BlackBerry Curve 9380 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Curve 9380 pictures and hands-on

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Yet more phones emerging from the BlackBerry camp, in what appears to be a veritable river of BlackBerry 7 packing handsets flooding our phone shops. Next up is the Curve 9380, the QWERTY free 'All Touch' version of the 9360.Sizing in at 109 x 60 x 11.2mm,... >>

BlackBerry Bold 9790 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Bold 9790 pictures and hands-on

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The BlackBerry Bold 9790 acts like the baby brother to the 9900. It is a slimmer, lighter version of the aluminium-wrapped flagship BlackBerry handset. And while it was just announced just yesterday, Pocket-lint has already managed to get its hands on... >>

BBM Music goes live in UK for BlackBerry music fans

BBM Music goes live in UK for BlackBerry music fans

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BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has announced that its BBM Music service has come out of beta and will be available to all from today in the UK.The new service, first announced in August, will allow BBM users to get access to up to 50 music tracks... >>

BlackBerry Curve 9380 ditches keyboard goes full touchscreen

BlackBerry Curve 9380 ditches keyboard goes full touchscreen

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Research In Motion has announced a new BlackBerry Curve on Tuesday; the BlackBerry Curve 9380, which in a first for the range will ditch the keyboard in favour of an all touchscreen affair.Not to be confused with the company’s BlackBerry Torch 9860 range,... >>

BlackBerry Bold 9790: The new thinner Bold

BlackBerry Bold 9790: The new thinner Bold

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Like the BlackBerry Bold 9900 but feel it's a little too wide? Research In Motion hears you, it seems, and has announced that it will be bringing a new, slimmer version of the BlackBerry Bold to the UK after Christmas.The BlackBerry Bold 9790, as it... >>

BlackBerry London replaces Colt as first BBX handset

BlackBerry London replaces Colt as first BBX handset

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A new handset has emerged from RIM that looks like it'll be the first BBX-based handset, Called the BlackBerry London it is said to be launching some time in the second half of 2012.Earlier reports by the Verge stated that its sources said that the BlackBerry... >>

White BlackBerry Bold 9900 pictures and hands-on

White BlackBerry Bold 9900 pictures and hands-on

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With Christmas and winter almost upon us we always have a soft spot for white gadgets, and especially white phones.So up steps the white BlackBerry Bold 9900 to whet our appetite, giving us all that is the Bold in a glorious white casing, so we can put... >>

RIM: 2012 BlackBerry phones will be charming, whimsical and fun

RIM: 2012 BlackBerry phones will be charming, whimsical and fun

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Research In Motion’s senior vice president of Industrial Design, Todd Wood, has told Pocket-lint that the next range of BlackBerry smartphones will be officially summed up using the words “charming, whimsical and fun”.In an exclusive interview with... >>

BlackBerry: Good design wears in rather than wearing out

BlackBerry: Good design wears in rather than wearing out

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“I like restaurants with small menus because it shows they are good at those things. Too many choices mean they aren’t good for anything,” Todd Wood, Senior Vice President for Industrial Design at Research In Motion, the company that makes BlackBerry... >>

White BlackBerry Bold 9900 hits Vodafone

White BlackBerry Bold 9900 hits Vodafone

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Vodafone has announced that it will be the exclusive UK stockist for the white BlackBerry Bold 9900.It can't be just a ploy to stick the boot in on Apple fanboys any longer as the Cupertino collective seems to have cracked the white handset debacle that... >>

RIM's BBX mobiles to break from current BlackBerry form factor, will support BES

RIM's BBX mobiles to break from current BlackBerry form factor, will support BES

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The new set of smartphones that will be coming from RIM next year will be changing style, bringing PlayBook like resolution and screen ratio to its mobiles. Along with this change of direction in terms of styling, it's been confirmed that RIM will be... >>

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 pictures and hands-on

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 pictures and hands-on

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£2000, that’s the amount of pocket money you’ll have to have saved up to afford the beauty that is the BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 smartphone.The Porsche Design designed P'9981 packs a stainless steel frame hewn from a single block of metal,... >>

Best App 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

Best App 2011: 8th Pocket-lint Awards contenders

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Apps, apps, apps. Like Pokemon for a smartphone fan, we just gotta catch em all. 2011 saw our handsets filled with apps of all shapes and sizes, from time savers and games, to the final arrival of Facebook in app form on the iPad. The time is upon now... >>

BlackBerry Bold 9790 leaked pictures...again

BlackBerry Bold 9790 leaked pictures...again

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It's been a while since RIM got leaky with one of its handsets. Well, a couple of months at least. But the BlackBerry Bold 9790 seems to be popping up all over the place - so we thought it only best that we bring it to your attention.The 9790, which has... >>

BlackBerry Messenger update makes app sharing easy

BlackBerry Messenger update makes app sharing easy

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In July RIM announced BBM 6, bringing BBM connected apps to the party, and now the first major update (v6.0.1) has gone live.Back in March, RIM opened up for third parties to tap into the BBM phenomenon with the BlackBerry Messenger Social Platform, which... >>

RIM literally giving PlayBook tablets away

RIM literally giving PlayBook tablets away

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Back in September it was revealed that RIM was struggling with sales of its PlayBook tablet, with just 200,000 shipped to shops in the previous quarter, and now the Canadian phone giant has taken action - by offering free PlayBooks in the US and Canada.The... >>

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 zooms in from RIM

BlackBerry Porsche Design P'9981 zooms in from RIM

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Hold on to your hats RIM-fans, the Canadian phone giant has announced a brand spanking new phone that it has designed in partnership with Porsche Design - the P'9981.With an apostrophe as puzzling as Samuel Eto'o's and (probably) a price-tag that will... >>

BlackBerry BBX demo shows PlayBook running Android apps (video)

BlackBerry BBX demo shows PlayBook running Android apps (video)

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RIM recently showed off and detailed its new BBX OS platform at Devcon 2011, in San Francisco, but now a video has emerged of the new BlackBerry OS running Android apps - something that will bring mass appeal to the platform.The BBX OS is based on the... >>

Porsche designed BlackBerry coming 27 October

Porsche designed BlackBerry coming 27 October

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Research In Motion is set to launch a Porsche designed BlackBerry at the end of the month, for those that want something a little different from the standard models.Invites have been going to a select few for a special VIP preview evening of an exclusive... >>

What is BlackBerry OS 10? Details, pictures, and video of the new BlackBerry OS

What is BlackBerry OS 10? Details, pictures, and video of the new BlackBerry OS

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Research in Motion has announced that its operating system is changing once again - this time to something it is calling BlackBerry OS 10; but what is BB OS 10, what does it stand for, when is BB OS 10 coming out, and should you get excited?After a week... >>

RIM execs explain poor PlayBook sales

RIM execs explain poor PlayBook sales

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Rim has acknowledged the two main reasons for poor BlackBerry PlayBook sales at the company’s Devcon event in San Francisco."The number one reason the PlayBook hasn't sold as well as we expected is the lack of a native email client, the number two reason... >>

Facebook Messenger for BlackBerry takes on BBM

Facebook Messenger for BlackBerry takes on BBM

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Facebook Messenger has landed on BlackBerry, the social networking site has announced, bringing with it a load of new features into the mix."In this version, we've included a bunch of new features and performance improvements designed to make your messaging... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Spotify preview release (BlackBerry)

APP OF THE DAY: Spotify preview release (BlackBerry)

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Spotify continues to extend its web of musical streaming onto just about every platform imaginable, just recently Facebook integration was added and now finally long overdue BlackBerry connectivity is nearly complete.As of now the Spotify app exists... >>

Spotify for Blackberry takes on BBM Music

Spotify for Blackberry takes on BBM Music

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Spotify has launched a new app for BlackBerry users, bringing the on demand music service to millions of new customers around the world."We’re excited today to announce our first preview release of Spotify for Blackberry. As our sixth mobile app, Blackberry... >>

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 detailed

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 detailed

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BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has confirmed that it will be releasing a new operating system update for the BlackBerry Playbook at the company's Devcon event in San Francisco. The new operating system update will be available to developers from... >>

BlackBerry developers make more money

BlackBerry developers make more money

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BlackBerry developers make more money according to Research In Motion, the company that makes BlackBerry smartphones and the PlayBook tablet. "If you put it on our platform, you'll make more money," execs were keen to tell delegates to the company’s... >>

BBX: The one future platform for all BlackBerry users, coming 2012

BBX: The one future platform for all BlackBerry users, coming 2012

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Research In Motion has announced BBX at Devcon in San Francisco on Tuesday as it looks to merge its phone and tablet operating systems together.The new platform promises a single unified platform for the company’s smartphones, tablets, embed devices... >>