RIM has issues a security warning for the BlackBerry Attachment Service component of BlackBerry Unite! Based on the urgency within an organization regarding this, Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) scores range from 0.0 (no vulnerability) to 10.0 (critical). This vulnerability has a CVSS score of 9.0. More at RIM
With the ongoing saga of when the new RIM BlackBerry Bold will actually launch – is it the July 29th, August 4th, 11th or 12th… Well, it seems that TigerDirect has this available on pre-order an unlocked version for a whopping $792.99 with and estimated time of arrival for September! The Bold was spotted being used by numerous celebrities (John Mayer, Lindsay Lohan, Samantha Ronson), and also been promoted at the Rogers Cup in Toronto (booth and in the program).
Apple and AT&T have released 3 new iPhone ads that are pretty sleek. It shows the speed of 3G and how you can get your news and info “twice as fast”, also how it “works great” for work. These are running in Canada also, the difference is the Rogers and Fido logo is located where the AT&T logo is. In true Apple form, the commercials are fun to watch and easy to understand… watch them here:
With so much technology available to make things easier, it kinda makes us lazy and forget about our goals and dreams. Well, no longer! “Goalkeep” is now available to remind you of what’s important so you can achieve your big dreams in life!
All you have to do is input your goals into the iPhone (costs $3.99 through the AppStore) and work toward them, check them off on Goalkeep’s calendar… and you will see the progression build. If this doesn’t work – here is a link to see Tony Robbins for the upcoming Fire Walk experience.
Although the official 10-digit dialing changeover goes into effect September 8th, some residents in B.C. with the 250 area code are having a tough time connecting. Those who dial the 10 digits for either local or long distance still get a recorded message reminding them that the 250 prefix now applies. Bell Mobility spokesperson Linda Low said “We don’t have a resolution to it but we’re looking into it and working to get it fixed as quickly as possible.”
For those who are old enough to remember the original Space Invaders from the 80′s – BinarySquare has put out “Space Out” until we get the official game.
Space Out is a combo of Space Invaders and Breakout. The object is to slide your “paddle” across the screen that re-directs the ball to destroy the aliens. Here is a video of it:
Get it here
Samsung Q2 results soar: sold 45.7 million mobile phones handsets (Sales for the first 6 months totalled 92 million, an increase of more than 20% over last year). Chu Woo-sik, executive vice president of investor relations, said “We posted very strong results”.
Everyone loves popping bubble wrap. Now you can do this all day with the iPhone. BubbleWrap game Object: A piece of bubble wrap appears and your challenge is to pop as many bubbles as you can within 45 seconds. The bubbles sometimes magically reappear and you cannot slide your finger over multiple bubbles at the same time… this is worth living for! Check it out here at the AppStore
When Apple came out swinging with MobileMe, they included push e-mail, synchronization of your calendar and contacts that work on your Mac and Windows computer, iPhones and iPod touch… plus gave you a way to publish pictures and movies – for $109 (CDN) everybody was loving it. Well, famed Wall Street Journal columnist Walt Mossberg said MobileMe “Doesn’t work very well… the glitches go on and on” Watch the video here