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New developer competition in Hong Kong - Cash and BlackBerry 10 handsets up for grabs

New developer competition in Hong Kong - Cash and BlackBerry 10 handsets up for grabs

More good news today from Research in Motion but this time in Hong Kong. Organized by the Hong Kong Association of Interactive Marketing (HKAIM) and sponsored by Research In Motion (RIM), Application Contest for BlackBerry 10 Hong Kong is now open. Developers will have a chance to win cash prizes and receive recognition by renowned industry experts. They will also have the opportunity...

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BlackBerry users can now benefit from App World carrier billing from over 50 international networks

BlackBerry users can now benefit from App World carrier billing from over 50 international networks

Hot off the press today, RIM has announced that they now have App World integrated billing implemented with more than 50 carriers worldwide. While this may not be the biggest news of the year, it does offer huge advantages to many BlackBerry users. As an example - here in the UK a big percentage of BlackBerry addicts are teenagers which many will not have access to a credit or debit...

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Indian BlackBerry stores giving away free microSD cards pre-loaded with movies for new smartphone purchases

Indian BlackBerry stores giving away free microSD cards pre-loaded with movies for new smartphone purchases

Over in India, where we know that BlackBerry sales are huge, it seems that the the RIM Premium Stores in Delhi, Gurgaon and Mumbai are now offering an added incentive to get consumers to purchase a new BlackBerry smartphone. Customers will be given, free of charge, a 4GB microSD card with two movies pre-loaded. There are a choice of films for the good people of India to choose from...

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RIM and QNX reward young developers in China following a university competition

RIM and QNX reward young developers in China following a university competition

Back in May of this year RIM and QNX opened up a competition to university students in China to encourage them to create applications. With in excess of 140 universities taking part plus 58 test centres and 2 joint labs being set up in China we once again see 100% support from RIM towards application development. Today the winners have been announced and the lucky few take away with...

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Thinking of buying a BlackBerry Curve 9320 for Christmas in the UK? Tesco Mobile has a great deal on at the moment.

Thinking of buying a BlackBerry Curve 9320 for Christmas in the UK? Tesco Mobile has a great deal on at the moment.

I was taking a casual look through the current UK carrier pricing for the BlackBerry Curve 9320 the other day when I came across what I consider to be a rather generous deal by Tesco Mobile. The price of the BlackBerry Curve 9320 on pay as you go is a respectable £125, but in addition the company are offering some rather nice extras which include the triple credit tariff. If you have...

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