The tip line is off the hook about the newly created BlackBerry Beta Zone. After joining you can download beta programs in progress or sign up for ones that will be available soon. During these beta testing periods you leave feedback on how these programs can be impoved as well as taking part in online discussions and surveys. Software that are available for beta testing are the following:
BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.1 (available for download April 1st)
BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5.0.2
BlackBerry Device Software 5.0 Maintenance Releases for the 8520/8530 - Open to members who live in Canada, will be capped at 1000 participants
BlackBerry Beta Zone - A discussion on the Zone itself
The BlackBerry Beta Zone is open to anyone living in the US, Canada, or the United Kingdom. So head on over and sign up to be some of the first to try out RIM software before its released. Remember to leave feedback while beta testing these apps to help improve the overall experience of the product upon release.
Note: RIM's password security seems to be higher than most, so be prepared to create a password of at least 8 characters that includes letter, numbers, and symbols
If you frequent using the BlackBerry News Feeds application you'll want to log on into the BlackBerry Beta Zone to get the latest update. v1.0.1 has been posted and addresses some concerns from users. A list of changes can be found below: Ability to delete all prior articles when viewing a feed or viewing “All Unread Items”. Ability to mark the list of items as read when viewing a feed...
[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] As is now the CrackBerry custom when arriving on the scene at a mobile conference, I headed down to RIM's BlackBerry booth to see what was going on. RIM seems to change up their booth designs fairly often and this one is all new yet again. Looking good!! From a BlackBerry news standpoint, CTIA 2010 is shaping up to be the quietest show I...
Since the BlackBerry Beta Zone refresh in April 2016, the BlackBerry Beta Zone has been providing beta OS updates for BlackBerry smartphones, but as announced today, BlackBerry has decided they will no longer be offering beta OS releases.
Did you pick up a brand new BlackBerry DTEK60? If so, you'll want to make sure you go ahead and update your BlackBerry Beta Zone profile as well to show the proper device. Changing your profile is all rather easy, but here are the steps to walk you through it.