A midnight press release and Tweet confirmed all the previous rumours of RIM launching “BBM Music”. This new music service is integrated within BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) and “is expected to be commercially available to customers later this year”. In the meantime RIM stated that there’s “a closed beta trial of the BBM Music service is
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Mobilicity makes Western Canada outage right, gives customers wallet credit or 3 months free voice mail
Earlier today the Mobilicity network in Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary experience an outage (caused by a cut fiber optics cable), something that can and has happened to other Canadian carriers. Customers were unable to make or receive calls, text messages or even get their emails. Frustrating for sure, especially since you’re paying for a service.
Wow, this is unfortunate news. Steve Jobs has resigned as Apple’s CEO. Jobs built Apple from the ground up, been kicked out and welcomed back in again. Over the years he’s battled health issues and in a press release Jobs stated that “I have always said if there ever came a day when I could
At one point in time Xperia X10 owners had their device staying at OS 1.6, but over time Sony Ericsson managed to keep up and pushed out the Android updates. Good news came forth a few weeks ago when SE said that 2.3 Gingerbread was coming, but stated that “the exact launch date is depending
The “coming soon” label for the BlackBerry Curve 9360 and Torch 9860 are showing its pride on the TELUS site. Internal docs revealed the 9860 having a launch date scheduled for August 29th, but a new doc we received today highlights the 30th, possibly caused by shipping delays. In addition, the Curve 9360 was announced
Public Mobile is one of Canada’s new wireless carriers and they’re not for everyone. They cater to a specific demographic who hates spending tons on money on wireless. During the 2008 Spectrum Auction Public invested over $52 million and gained coverage from Windsor to Quebec City. There’s no word official word on their subscriber numbers,
The BlackBerry PlayBook officially launched on April 19th, over 500,000 people jumped on the opportunity to own RIM’s first tablet. However, many users were wondering why they had to bridge their BlackBerry smartphone to get their email. During BlackBerry World 2011 RIM came through and gave us all a quick taste of what the email
RIM is expected to release their new QNX platform on BlackBerry smartphones “early 2012″. Early rumours have this first device being an all touchscreen with the code name called the “Colt”. Specs wise, this will possibly have a screen size bigger than 3.7-inches and come with either a single core or a dual-core processor. Today,
There’s been an onslaught of iPhone 5 rumours, mock up images but this video by design house Aatma Studio is one of the best so far. This iPhone 5 comes equipped with a laser keyboard and takes any video and makes it into a holographic display. The iPhone looks amazing too, thinner with an a
Netherlands judge agrees with Apple, bans the sale of Samsung Galaxy S, S II in the EU over patent infringement
Big news coming out of the patent infringement case between Apple and Samsung. Apple claimed that Samsung copied their “technology, user interface and innovative style” on some handsets, namely the Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab devices and asked the court for Samsung to immediately stop selling their devices. Samsung not only retaliated with a lawsuit