Mobile World Congress 2011

RIM acquires Gist - Expect Improved Social CRM, Online Contact Management and Professional Networking on your BlackBerry

RIM acquires Gist - Expect Improved Social CRM, Online Contact Management and Professional Networking on your BlackBerry

We've seen RIM make a lot of strategic acquisitions in recent months, and today they announced another one on their BlackBerry blog.... Gist.  If you're not familiar with Gist, probably the best thing to do is check out the What is Gist? in 90 seconds video above. Essentially it helps to aggregate and manage all of your important contacts into one place. To get a look at Gist today,...

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CrackBerry @ Mobile World Congress 2011: Quick Hello from Mike Kirkup (and another Need for Speed demo!)

CrackBerry @ Mobile World Congress 2011: Quick Hello from Mike Kirkup (and another Need for Speed demo!)

[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] It wouldn't feel like CrackBerry was at Mobile World Congress unless we got a quick hello from RIM's Director of Developer Relations, Mike Kirkup. Check out the video above for his quick hello message (I always love how excited Mike is - I think he loves BlackBerry as much as I do!) and below you can watch the video Mike refers to, which is...

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Press Release: RIM Announces Two Additional BlackBerry 4G PlayBook Models For LTE and HSPA+ Networks

Press Release: RIM Announces Two Additional BlackBerry 4G PlayBook Models For LTE and HSPA+ Networks

Mobile World Congress 2011 is now here and to kick off the show RIM has made a number of announcements, the biggest one being the addition of two more BlackBerry PlayBooks to RIM's tablet family. Joining the already-announced WiFi PlayBook and WiFi + WiMax PlayBook (Sprint 4G), today RIM has announced that LTE and HSPA+ versions of the PlayBook are on the way too. There's no specific...

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Press Release: RIM Announces BlackBerry Travel App - Download it Today for Free!

Press Release: RIM Announces BlackBerry Travel App - Download it Today for Free!

WorldMate has long been one of those must-have apps for traveling BlackBerry executives (it's also been on installed on the BlackBerry of pretty much every RIM executive I have ever interviewed), so maybe we shoudn't be surprised to see RIM announce today a FREE travel app for BlackBerry made in partnership with WorldMate. The new all-in-one BlackBerry Travel app provides users with a...

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Press Release: RIM Announces Plans to Provide Carriers with new BBM Mobile Gifting Platform

Press Release: RIM Announces Plans to Provide Carriers with new BBM Mobile Gifting Platform

I didn't see this one coming, but I like it! Today at Mobile World Congress 2011, RIM announced a Mobile Gifting Platform that works via BlackBerry Messenger and App World. Check out the press release below for full details. Pretty awesome! Press Release RIM Announces Plans to Provide Carriers with new BBM Mobile Gifting Platform New mobile gifting platform will integrate with...

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