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NTSB leaves RIM for Apple
2012-11-21 14:22:09

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online BlackBerry 10, RIM´s last shot at turning around their company and becoming a viable competitor once more, may arrive too late. It´s already been pushed back several times. Had RIM been able to release this year when it originally expected, perhaps they could have stopped some of the hemorrhaging that´s taken place. Not only have consumers all but written off the large, QWERTY-fronted smartphone, but the...

BlackBerry 10 Due Out In January
2012-11-12 14:52:43

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Even with a dwindling user base, all eyes are on the upcoming release of BlackBerry 10 from Research In Motion (RIM). The company will mark the global launch of its anticipated BlackBerry 10 operating system with events in multiple countries on January 30 next year. RIM will also unveil the first two BlackBerry 10 smartphones at the launch events. RIM is making a large statement with its BlackBerry 10 release, and including a...

RIM Reveals Security Clearance For BlackBerry 10
2012-11-08 14:41:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online RIM has been behind their rivals for years and now, and they´re just trying to stop the bleeding. Months before their latest "Hail Mary" of an operating system is expected to be released, the Canadian smartphone maker has been forced to announce some details in order to try and keep some of their most important customers on board. According to Michael Brown, vice president of security product management at RIM, BlackBerry...

Carriers To Test RIMs BlackBerry 10
2012-11-01 07:27:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) said on Wednesday that it was on track to launch its new BlackBerry 10 smartphone early next year, and that more than 50 carriers are currently lab testing the new platform. “I´m very pleased to confirm that we have passed a critical milestone in the development of our brand new mobile computing platform, BlackBerry 10,” said RIM´s chief executive Thorsten Heins. “In the...

RIM Updates PlayBook Tablet
2012-10-03 20:36:28

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Good books inspire sequels, but the BlackBerry Playbook tablet actually wasn´t so much a best seller as a good first draft. Fortunately, unlike with novels, tablets can get updated. “We are future proofing our products for our customers,” said Shaun Coghlan, senior product manager for BlackBerry PlayBook. This week, Research in Motion updated its BlackBerry PlayBook via the 2.1 over-the-air download that...

2012-09-30 23:01:57

Mobile Innovations CTO Geof Bosworth returned from BlackBerry Jam Americas 2012 last week, with his new Alpha BB10 Device, just in time to say hello and good bye to his company's President Gary Bauer. Bauer was heading off to attend the 119th International Association of Chiefs of Police Conference and Expo in San Diego, from September 29th to October 3rd. At BB Jam 2012, Bosworth connected with developers and BlackBerry app experts from around the world, to see firsthand BB 10's speed and...

RIM Subscriber Base Sees Slight Growth
2012-09-26 04:22:35

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) grew its subscriber base from 78 million to 80 million during the recent quarter, said chief executive Thorsten Heins on Tuesday during the BlackBerry 10 Jam conference in San Jose, California. The news surprised many analysts and investors, and helped lift shares of RIM´s stock nearly 5 percent during Tuesday´s trading session. Most analysts had expected the Ontario, Canada-based company...

2012-09-24 23:00:16

The newly-launched BBbundle store gives mobile device users scores of BlackBerry app deals. To get things started, BBbundle is announcing its very first BlackBerry app deal, “The Ultimate BlackBerry Experience” which features 6 amazing apps for one low price. BBbundle plans to donate 11% of the profits from this deal to a special charity fund, the Akshaya Trust. Amsterdam, NL (PRWEB) September 24, 2012 In response to the rising need for mobile devices like the Blackberry,...


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BlackBerry PlayBook
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry PlayBook is a tablet computer released on April 19, 2011 by BlackBerry. It is the first device to use the BlackBerry Tablet operating system (OS) and runs Adobe AIR applications. A merger with the existing BlackBerry OS created a new operating system: the BlackBerry 10. On February 21, 2012, the PlayBook was updated to be compatible with Android OS applications that could be installed from the BlackBerry App World store. On October 3, 2012, the PlayBook OS 2.1 was released....

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cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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