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RIM Announces Cheaper Apps Ahead Of BlackBerry 10 Launch
2013-01-28 12:33:10

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online With the release of the oft delayed, much anticipated BlackBerry 10 platform, RIM is showing it's ready to jump by making adjustments in advance of this Wednesday's release (Jan. 30). RIM announced a BlackBerry World pricing tier update on its developer blog. The first round of updates will affect apps priced in British Pound (GPB) and Euro (EUR) currencies. Other currencies are expected to follow. RIM is making this update to...

2013-01-21 23:04:26

A smartwatch that can make phone calls, shoot video, take pictures, check email, browse the Internet, play music, and much more; all independently without the presence of a nearby smartphone. Available for pre-order at CAD$395. Montreal, QC (PRWEB) January 21, 2013 Neptune Computer Inc., a Canadian corporation that designs, develops and sells wearable computers, today announced the world's first full-feature smartwatch: the Neptune Pine. The powerful device can make and receive phone calls,...

RIM May License Blackberry To Others
2013-01-21 19:15:01

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online RIM, the producer of BlackBerry, has always held the reigns tightly on the platform. It produces the hardware, develops the software for the operating system, and handles the flow of email through its servers as well as enterprise servers hosted by individual businesses supplying BlackBerrys to their workforce. Now it looks like future BlackBerry phones may be produced by other manufacturers. The CEO of RIM, Thorsten Heins, told...

Blackberry 10 Gets Support From Major Carriers
2013-01-11 05:10:21

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Research In Motion´s new BlackBerry 10 devices have the support of three of the nation´s top wireless carriers, Reuters reported on Thursday. The carriers -- Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile -- confirmed they are "looking forward" to the devices, which make their debut on January 30. "We're hopeful it's going to be a good device," said Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam in an interview with Reuters during this week´s...

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...


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The History Of Wearable Technology
2014-06-24 10:20:15

Wearable technology, which includes wearable devices, tech togs, and fashionable electronics, consists of articles of clothing and/or accessories that incorporate computer and advanced electronic technologies. Designs often incorporate practical functions and features, but may also have a purely critical or aesthetic agenda. Today, wearable devices are exploding onto the market, with everything from smart glasses (Google Glass) to smart watches (Samsung Galaxy Gear) on the rise. As for...

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....

BlackBerry Torch
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Torch is a line of smartphones produced by Research In Motion (RIM); models are the Torch 9800, 9810, 9850, and the 9860, all using the BlackBerry OS. The Torch has been hailed as the best BlackBerry ever, but still lags behind in the smartphone industry. The Torch as compared to other Blackberry phones has many improvements such as, a better user interface, improved browser, and more readable screen. The BlackBerry Torch was first considered in April, 2010, with a prototype...

BlackBerry Storm
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Storm is developed by Research In Motion (RIM). It is a touchscreen smartphone with a virtual keyboard and comes in the 9500 and 9530 series. This phone has a feature called SurePress, which enables the screen to press down like a button to provide physical feedback. The Storm 9500 has a disabled CDMA module to allow for use outside North America, but it has only frequency bands that can be accessed in Europe, Oceania, Asia, and Brazil. This is because GSM carriers such as...

BlackBerry Curve
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The BlackBerry Curve is a smartphone manufactured by Research In Motion (RIM); introduced on May 3, 2007, with the Curve 8300 series. It had robust multimedia features with a high resolution camera. Five models were introduced, the 8300, 8310, 8320, 8330, and 8350i. In early 2009 the Curve 8900 and 8500 series were introduced and in the next few years three more models were released, the 8910, 8520 and the 8530. The 8900 series was an upgrade of the 8300 versions, the 8500 series added...

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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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