Monthly Archive for November, 2011Page 5 of 11

First Impressions of the BlackBerry Curve Touch aka Curve 9380

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Recently, RIM invited some media to check out the BlackBerry Curve 9380; the device we call the Curve Touch. This device is a lot like the Torch 9860 (what we call the Storm 3), except it’s much smaller and we believe it will be at a cheaper price point. The device is targeting APAC (Asia Pacific), which explains the size and price point. The following is not a review of the device, merely just a few things I noticed while playing with the device for a brief period.
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Nine Men’s Morris BBM Strategy Game Now Available Free

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Nine Men’s Morris is a two player strategy game that you can play with your friends on BBM. The game itself is turn based and plays like a cross between checkers and tic-tac-toe. Developed at a BBM Hackathon in New York City, the game uses BBM APIs to handle multiplayer making it easy to find your friends and challenge them to a game.

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RIM Sponsored We Day Brings 7 Thousand Youth Together to Fight Poverty #WeDay

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We’re here at We Day in Waterloo. It’s a pretty amazing event that brings together around 7 thousand youth to fight global poverty and promote social justice. The event features the two young men who started Free The Children, as well as a host of celebrities to help the cause.

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Download the We Day App by Polar Mobile #WeDay

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RIM is sponsoring an event called We Day where thousands of youth attend a day of motivational and educational speeches. We Day seeks to get youth to believe they can make a difference in the world and fight global poverty and promote social justice. You can learn more about We Day and get involved, simply by downloading the free We Day app by Polar Mobile.

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Mobihand Under Financial Strain and Looking For Acquisition

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Last week we wrote about Mobihand not paying a developer that was owed over $100K because it was having cashflow issues. Now, Mobihand has publicly admitted that it is under “significant financial strain” and it’s looking at selling the company. What’s odd, is that accounting for a middleman style company should be pretty straight-forward. If you owe a developer $100K, you should have that money guaranteed because it’s backed by the consumers that bought the app.
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