Monthly Archive for November, 2011Page 4 of 11

More Details on the BlackBerry Innovation Forum

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We were asked by a reader to provide more details on the BlackBerry Innovation Forum and what it was all about. The forum was a chance for Enterprise and Government customers to come together and hear about some of the innovation happening at RIM – specifically on the PlayBook side. The event featured a PlayBook Roadmap session, more on BlackBerry Balance and a general Q&A.
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First Look: Updated BlackBerry PlayBook Video Chat

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Today at the BlackBerry Innovation Forum we got a look at the updated Video Chat app for the PlayBook that will come with OS 2. The video chat UI has been updated and the major change is being able to enter a BlackBerry PIN rather than just the BlackBerry ID. More after the jump.
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BlackBerry PlayBook Native Email, Contacts and Calendar Screenshots and Details

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Today at the BlackBerry Innovation Forum, RIM gave a demo of the native email, contacts and calendar functionality on the BlackBerry PlayBook. We can’t yet post video of the demo but we do have screenshots of the demo and we can answer questions you may have (assuming the answers were discussed).
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Enhance Your Email Productivity With Email++ for BlackBerry (Free Trial)

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One of the reasons we love BlackBerry so much is that the APIs allow developers to customize the BlackBerry experience and fill gaps. If you want an app that alters the look, functionality, or adds a feature to the menu structure, you can get it on a BlackBerry. A new app that has crossed our paths augments your email and gives you a more desktop-like email experience. Email++ adds 8 new features to your email with a graphical toolbar.
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How to Create Your Own NFC Tag With BlackBerry Smart Tags

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Having gotten our hands on several NFC-enabled BlackBerrys and seen what the possibilities of NFC are, we thought we’d prepare a guide in anticipation of BlackBerry users making their own NFC tags. With the BlackBerry Smart Tags app, users can not only read tags, but they can create them too. This is just one aspect of NFC that will be awesome on BlackBerry. The tutorial and more about NFC after the jump.
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First Impressions of the BlackBerry Bold Touch aka 9790

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The BlackBerry Bold Touch 9790 is the latest touch/QWERTY device and it’s a “sister” device to the Bold Touch 9900. The 9790 is destined for the APAC (Asia Pacific) region and it’s smaller and comes at a lower price point. In terms of a product line, it complements the Curve 9380 and gives more options for BlackBerry users in Asia. We spent just a little time with the device and have put together some impressions. Stay tuned for an actual review.
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