While desperately searching for any signs that Plazmic or Research in Motion (RIM) were preparing to release an update to the Content Developers Kit (CDK), I ran across the Simulator file for the BlackBerry Tour in the Developers Area on the official RIM web site. Here is a link: http://na.blackberry.com/eng/developers/resources/simulators.jsp Just click on the link [...]
Archive for July, 2009
This is a chart that I use on a regular basis and thought I would share it with you. It’s very fascinating how you can look at this and see the way the BlackBerry has evolved. BlackBerry Model Display Screen Size Application Icon Size BlackBerry® 7100 Series 240 x 260 pixels * Icon layout: 60 [...]
Susan Decker at Bloomberg.com is reporting that several companies including Research in Motion, Ltd. and Apple, Inc. were named in a complaint to the U.S. International Trade Commission. The complaint alleges that these and other companies are using memory chips in some of their devices that infringe upon the patent rights of BTG International Inc. [...]
According to a RIM (Research in Motion) Press Release, the Police force in Soldotna, Alaska has gone high-tech and is now using BIO-Key International’s, PocketCop on their BlackBerry smartphones. PocketCop will give them the ability to access multiple law enforcement databases directly from their BlackBerry. This means even when they are outside their vehicles (yes [...]
In a scene reminiscent of the Soup Nazi from Seinfeld, Skyfire has announced that they are suspending their private Alpha testing program for their BlackBerry mobile browser. Apparently some over eager Alpha testers decided that Barney was right and sharing does mean caring. Of course this didn’t sit well with Skyfire and they subsequently cut [...]
BACKGROUND: You are the head of a space transportation company and your goal is to deliver exploration rovers to Mars. HOW TO PLAY: You start off with a brand new Daedalus class spaceship and $60k in the bank. The successful delivery of your cargo will garner you monetary rewards and a new contract. However, if [...]
This morning while perusing rss news using Viigo, I noticed a feed from Wired.com titled, “Business Drying Up for Luxury Phone Makers”. Luxury phone makers? What in the good name of Adam is a luxury phone? Intriqued I pushed the button and proceed into a strange altered universe that Alice would be right at home [...]
According to a recent article in the NY Post, the U2 front man Bono appears to have broken the cardinal rule of thou shall not endorse a competitors product. It seems Bono is a co-founder of investment firm Elevation Partners, which recently dumped $435 million into Palm. Now this typically wouldn’t be an issue [...]
Our Golf Theme for BlackBerry smartphone is the first in a series of sports related themes we are planning on doing this year. In this theme we tried to find the most visually stunning backgrounds and colors that compliment them. Features cool custom golf icons and golf related colors.
Wild West Hangman was the first game from the MobiMadness team and we had a lot of fun making it. The game combines the original pen and paper game, with modern trivia questions, to make a game that is both fun and challenging for all ages. Featuring 800 trivia questions in 10 different categories, awesome [...]
Picture yourself on your phone some day in the future, drinking an overpriced mocha-crapa-frapa thingamabob when all of a sudden your phone emits that evil, my battery is getting low, sound. Typically this would be a cause for alarm but the answer to your prayers may be a step away, literally. According to a recent [...]
“A bit bulky and a bit late…” well that’s how Sascha Segan over at PCMag.com put it and I couldn’t agree more. In the world of BlackBerry® there really is no place for a phone without a full keyboard. Just look at the dismal sales and reviews the Storm has seen and then compare them [...]
Ok this is obviously a fake, BUT Reuters™ did report that during a recent shareholders’ meeting of Canada’s Research in Motion™, a child asked “Are you going to make a phone more for kids so that my Mom will let me get one?”.