RIM Introduces WebKit BlackBerry Browser To Compete with iPhone

RIM today introduced a new WebKit based browser for the BlackBerry platform. WebKit is the same technology used in popular mobile browsers on the iPhone, Palm Pre and Android phones. They provide a more robust mobile experience that is more akin to what you have on your PC or Mac. According to RIM’s co-CEO Mike […]

RIM Offering Limited Pre-Release of BlackBerry Twitter Client


RIM rolled out a limited pre-release of their Twitter for BlackBerry app. The app was made available to a select few in the media, some of whom were provided a handful of codes to distribute. Early returns don’t appear very positive, but we’re holding out hope that RIM will make improvements before releasing to the […]

BlackBerry Outage Affecting North America

BlackBerry users throughout North America experienced an outage that started last night and still may be affecting some users. Starting Tuesday evening, BlackBerry users started to complain of email delays. RIM confirmed “delays” Tuesday night, but couldn’t pinpoint a timeline for correcting the issues. “Some BlackBerry customers in the Americas are experiencing delays in message […]

Torch Mobile Acquired by Research in Motion


The home page of Torch Mobile’s website announces that RIM has acquired the company, making earlier reports of a better browser to come to the Blackberry all the more real: Torch Mobile is excited to announce that our company has been acquired by Research In Motion (RIM), one of the most renowned mobile technology companies […]

BlackBerry 9700 Coming To AT&T


A leaked document shows the BlackBerry 9700 on the list of upcoming devices headed to AT&T. All we know is that it’s charcoal and there is no firm launch date, at least one that has leaked yet. BGR suspects a timeline of anywhere from 2 weeks to 3  months. We’re thinking somewhere in the middle. […]