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BlackBerryCool Roundup for the Week of August 23rd



It’s pretty incredible how much goes on in the BlackBerry world in a given week and it’s easy to miss out on something. It’s for that reason that each week we give you a roundup and a weekend to catch up with some casual reading.

A lot happened this week including more news about Canadian BlackBerry Torch launches as well as RIM made a big acquisition of the company Cellmania. If you’re going to read one article, it should probably be the BlackBerry Torch 9800 review:

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Review: BlackBerry 6, Touchscreen, Keyboard and More

Hit the jump and catch up on a full week of BlackBerry news, reviews, games and apps.
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BREAKING: Research in Motion Acquires Cellmania with App World Implications



Cellmania is a company based out of Mountain View, California, that specializes in providing infrastructure for digital rights management of downloaded content onto mobile phones, subscription billing, time and location based content management and billing integration onto customer bills. Basically, if you have an application or mobile content, you go to Cellmania to help with distribution over a large network of partners that you may not have had access to. Today, the company has been acquired by Research in Motion and according to the company, the acquisition is to “help strengthen RIM’s focus on mobile content and the BlackBerry ecosystem.” Perhaps there will be some integration with App World and Cellmania’s distribution partners, or perhaps this acquisition is for the human resources and development that could help App World. Either way, congratulations to the team at Cellmania on the acquisition.

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