BlackBerry 10 Finally Has An Official Launch Date: January 30th, 2013


They may be missing out on the holiday sales frenzy, but not by as far as we thought they might. Research in Motion has announced that their new operating system will launch on January 30,  much sooner than the March launch analysts were expecting. It’s the first major overhaul to the BlackBerry operating system in […]

RIM’s BlackBerry 10 Platform To Introduce Two Phone Types: Touch Screen And Traditional Keyboard


We’ve seen the prototype RIM’s BlackBerry 10 Platform at the BlackBerry World conference in Orlando, but it seems that an impressive touch screen keyboard won’t be RIM’s only trick. In an interview with AllThingsD, BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins revealed that the company would have two product lines: one based on touch screen phones like the […]

Video Chat For BBM Might Come Along With BlackBerry 10 Operating System


A few years ago, when BlackBerry’s still had a respectable share of the smartphone market, the proprietary instant messaging service on BlackBerry devices was actually pretty cool. BBM, an IM client that was native (and exclusive) the the BlackBerry operating system, was seen as a quicker and more efficient alternative to texting, and was used extensively by […]

RIM CEOs Step Down, Leaving Thorsten Heins As The New CEO Of RIM


Two of RIM’s co-chief executives Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis have just stepped down and have appointed the former COO of RIM Thorsten Heins as CEO. It is an understatement to say that Heins has quite the job ahead of him to bring RIM out of a seemingly bad spurt of luck, that has left RIM’s shares at a […]