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Which cell site is your UK EE BlackBerry roaming on? Use the secret code to help give you an indication

Which cell site is your UK EE BlackBerry roaming on? Use the secret code to help give you an indication

You may remember from late last month that we told UK BlackBerry users who are on either Orange or T-Mobile that their network provider name would switch at some point on their BlackBerry to EE. For those of you that are not aware Orange and T-Mobile are owned by the same company who have recently been re-branded from Everything Everywhere to plain old EE. Just today I got a text...

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All 700 Orange and T-Mobile shops to be re-branded as EE by the end of the month

All 700 Orange and T-Mobile shops to be re-branded as EE by the end of the month

It's interesting times at the moment in the UK for EE (formerly Everything Everywhere), who own both Orange and T-Mobile UK. We have mentioned in various posts about the company rolling out their new 4G LTE service in the UK at the end of October, the first network to do so in Great Britain. Today EE has announced that all 700 of the Orange and T-Mobile stores will be re-branded as...

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BlackBerry Jam Asia 2012 coming to Bangkok, Thailand; not to Barcelona for MWC

BlackBerry Jam Asia 2012 coming to Bangkok, Thailand; not to Barcelona for MWC

Registration is now open for BlackBerry Jam Asia 2012 (previously known as DevCon Asia) and this time around the tour will be heading for Bangkok, Thailand, There's a joke there somewhere but I shall keep things professional. The event will take place on 29-30 November 2012 at Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre and if previous Jam dates are anything to go by this one will be jam...

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RIM opens up a Tech Center Porting Lab in the UK to assist BlackBerry 10 developers

RIM opens up a Tech Center Porting Lab in the UK to assist BlackBerry 10 developers

I spent a few hours in the 'Tech Centre' at Research in Motion's UK headquarters today. I'm not very technical but fear not - I didn't need to be. I was there as they were promoting the new 'porting lab' that they now have up and running at the building in Slough. What's a porting lab I hear you ask? RIM has done something pretty special to help developers who need a hand getting their...

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