Monthly Archive for January, 2012Page 2 of 9

Free Liam Maguire Hockey Trivia App Available With Wayne Gretzky Prizes

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There’s a new app in App World that is sure to entertain hockey fans everywhere. The app is really unique in its offerings and we haven’t seen anything like it in App World. The Liam Maguire hockey app combines hockey trivia, news, giveaways, chat, videos and more.
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Ottawa is the Future of Research in Motion

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RIM’s new CEO Thorsten Heins said that the city of Ottawa is “central to its software strategy” and that has implications for both the city and the company. Ottawa is a city with a long history of tech and culture that can bring a lot of value to RIM. But there some obstacles ahead.
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Google Plus Would Benefit From More BlackBerry Support

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This has surely happened to you: you’ve tried to “Plus1″ an article for Google Plus but your BlackBerry is not supported. Currently, a Bold 9900 OS 7.1 device gets an error message if you try and +1 an article or website. For a company the size of Google, with its engineer-heavy staff, support for OS 7 should be trivial.
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World Star HipHop for BlackBerry Now Available

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HLDR apps have announced their launch of the WorldStarHipHop.com mobile app for BlackBerry. The app features the latest videos from the WorldStarHipHop.com collection of hiphop videos.

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Bplay Announces New Premium Themes: Heartstrings and Nazca

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Bplay has announced 2 new BlackBerry themes by Magmic. Heartstrings is a red-pink theme full of hearts just in time for Valentines’ day. The Nazca theme has an ancient look reminiscent of art from the Aztecs, Incas and Mayans.

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5 Key Milestones of Success for the New CEO Thorsten Heins

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The news of RIM promoting its COO Thorsten Heins to the position of CEO seems like its a good move from a shareholder perspective, but we won’t know its affect on the company for some time. Shareholders have been demanding a change in leadership for some time now, and if the Co-CEOs stepping down will instill more confidence in the company, then it had to happen sooner rather than later. We’re going to hold off on any judgements about Heins and his ability to lead until he’s had some time to get comfortable in the role. There’s a lot at stake here and the company is going through a major transition. Here are 5 key milestones that we see on the near horizon for Thorsten Heins.
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