Archive for September, 2005

Official 8700 Pictures and Specs

Sep 28, 2005: got their hands on the first official Blackberry 8700 pictures and specs:
- 2.0 Radio Platform
320 x 240 (1/4 VGA) Colour LCD
- Excellent indoor and outdoor readability
- Exceptional resolution
- Light sensor for automated LCD brightness
Speaker Phone
- Handsfree operation
- Support for v2.0 Protocol Stack
- Serial Port Profile for PC Connectivity (i.e. sync)
- Extended Support […]

Impatica Releases ShowMate

Sep 28, 2005: 

Impatica Inc., an industry leader in the delivery and viewing of PowerPoint presentations over the Internet and wireless networks, today unveiled Impatica ShowMate–the first and only solution to allow BlackBerry users to project PowerPoint presentations directly from their handhelds. Impatica will be showcasing the ShowMate in booth # 965 at the CTIA Wireless IT 2005 […]

RIM to Use Intel in BlackBerry Devices

Sep 28, 2005: 

Research in Motion Ltd. said Tuesday it will use Intel Corp.’s cellular microprocessors in upcoming BlackBerry devices as it tries to boost performance without sacrificing battery life. The widely expected move is expected to improve the BlackBerry’s ability to handle multimedia and Internet applications. The gadget is best known for its thumb keyboard and wireless […]

Yahoo! Messenger Released For The Blackberry

Sep 27, 2005: 

Yahoo! Inc. and Research In Motion today announced the availability of Yahoo! Messenger on Blackberry handhelds. The Yahoo! Messenger application leverages BlackBerry “push” technology to deliver instant messaging for Blackberry mobile customers. With Yahoo! Messenger available for BlackBerry devices, your Yahoo! instant messaging comes with you while you’re on the go! Communicate with other […]

New Version Of Pocket Express Released

Sep 27, 2005: 

Handmark, a global leader in mobile media, today announced it is putting even more information in consumers hands— literally — with Version 2.0 of its award-winning Pocket Express bundle of wireless content services for cell phones, smartphones, and wireless PDAs. The upgrade adds a sleek new interface, location-based services, more news and photos, real-time […]

Microsoft And Palm Officially Launch New Treo

Sep 27, 2005: 

Microsoft Corp. and Palm Inc. took the wraps off of a long-expected partnership Monday to develop a new so-called smart phone aimed at challenging the dominance of Research In Motion in the corporate-communications market. Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and Palm Chief Executive Ed Colligan discussed the new Treo smart phone at an event in San […]

George M. Winner of ‘Who Pays For Your Blackberry’ Contest

Sep 26, 2005: 

Congratulations to George M. for winning the ‘Who Pays For Your Blackberry’ Weekend Contest. George M. stated,
My company pays for mine, although I love my Blackberry it would be hard for me to pay for it on my own. Probably because I’m use to having it for free.
Not surprising is that the majority of the […]

IP-Relay Now Available For The Blackberry

Sep 26, 2005: was the first service to offer deaf and hard of hearing persons the ability to place calls over the Internet. Calls terminating within the United States are placed confidentially and free of charge. Now IP-Relay has came out with a wireless version that will allow you to make IP-Relay calls directly from your Blackberry. […]

Vodacom Launches Blackberry Built-In and Blackberry Connect In South Africa

Sep 26, 2005: 

Vodacom, South Africa’s Leading Cellular Network, and Research In Motion today announced the availability of BlackBerry® Connectâ„¢ for the Motorola MPx220 and the Sony Ericsson P910i, as well as BlackBerry Built-In for the Siemens SK65, for the first time in South Africa. BlackBerry Connect and BlackBerry Built-In enable users of the Motorola MPx220, Sony Ericsson […]