Posts Tagged ‘RIM’

RIM working for BBM subcription music service, report by CNET

Sunday, August 21, 2011 5:33 No Comments

Research In Motion is working on a music service that will tie in with BlackBerry Messenger. CNET reports that RIM will deploy a test version of its subscription-based streaming music service in the coming weeks, and that a final product will come later. BlackBerry owners will be able to share their songs with other subscribers using RIM’s BBM service, the report suggests. It’s unclear how much the BlackBerry maker plans to charge, but The Wall Street Journal said it will cost “significantly less” than similar services such as Rhapsody and Spotify, which both charge about $10 per month for premium access. RIM has already inked deals with Sony Music Entertainment, Warner Music Group,

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RIM buys mobile social game developer, Scoreloop – a Germany based company

Tuesday, June 7, 2011 23:05 No Comments

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion announced Tuesday it has purchased Scoreloop, a Germany-based company which makes a toolkit for developers to add social features to mobile games. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “We look forward to working with the team at Scoreloop to provide tools that will further enable our developer community to take gaming to a new level of social integration on the BlackBerry platform,” RIM said in a statement. Scoreloop chief executive Marc Gumpinger said the Waterloo, Ontario-based RIM has the “ambition to build the best platform for mobile games. So we’ve joined forces to help make this a reality.” Scor

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BlackBerry (RIM) Announced Bold 9900 and 9930 Smartphone

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 23:56 No Comments

Research in Motion (RIM) announced its new range of Bold Touch smartphones, the Bold 9900 and Bold 9930. Basically, two models are identical, except that the 9900 supports tri-band HSPA+ 4G and quad-band GSM/EDGE networks while the 9930 is a world phone adding support for dual-Band CDMA/EV-DO Rev. A network. The new phones are the thinnest Blackberry phones at 10.5mm and have lustrous exterior with a brushed stainless steel frame and a high-gloss glass-weave backplate. The new Bold Touch phones both are powered by 1.2GHz SnapDragon processor with 768MB of memory and runs the latest BlackBerry 7 OS. They feature the iconic physical QWERTY keyboard with optical trackpad, a 2.8-inch capa

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RIM Launches BlackBerry Style 9670 CDMA Smartphone in India

Sunday, May 1, 2011 22:12 No Comments

RIM the Makers of BlackBerry Smartphone announced the launch of the BlackBerry Style 9670 smartphone for the CDMA customers in India .The new smartphone comes in a elegant compact flip design along with dual high-resolution displays and a full-QWERTY keypad. One of its amazing feature is the powerful new BlackBerry 6 operating system.The smartphone also features a full-QWERTY BlackBerry keypad that makes messaging, email and real-time chats with BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) pretty easy. It also comes along with many advanced features, which includes a 5MP camera with flash and it also supports video recording, built in GPS for location based apps and geo tagging, Wi-Fi for faster co

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RIM buys Cellmania to compete with Apple’s App Store

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 5:15 No Comments

In its continuing quest to somehow make inroads against the iPhone and Android markets, Blackberry maker Research in Motion has acquired mobile software company Cellmania. The company, based in Google town Mountain View, California, specializes in software solutions for mobile application purchasing. It easily enables mobile phone companies to charge user accounts for software subscriptions, track purchase histories, and allow for micro-transactions within games and apps. “Our team has joined RIM’s global organization and will continue to bring our expertise in application storefront development to the BlackBerry platform,” confirmed Cellmania in a statement on its

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