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  • App for avoiding traffic tickets speeds toward smartphones

    A smartphone application coming to the US this fall could help drivers use GPS to detect speed traps, cameras at red lights and more than 200,000 related alerts based on a database of locations compiled with updates from drivers.

  • RIM launches official BlackBerry blogs for users, developers

    Always looking for new sources of information on everything-BlackBerry? Yeah, me too. And today I've got some good news. BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) has launched two official blogs for BlackBerry enthusiasts: Inside BlackBerry, "The Official BlackBerry Blog" for the general BlackBerry Community; and the BlackBerry Developer's Blog, which is specifically aimed at BlackBerry software developers.

  • New T-Mobile BlackBerry 8520 is Mac-ready

    It's almost here! Blackberry's first-ever fully-featured, native Apple support -- finally -- right out of the box is being offered in the new Blackberry 8520 smartphone that will be available to T-Mobile USA customers starting August 5.

  • BlackBerry maker settles patent dispute for $US268M

    After three years of combative and abstruse legal maneuvering, Research in Motion announced today it had thrown in the towel and will pay Visto Corp. US$267.5 million to settle a patent infringement dispute.

  • Survey finds good news for Apple, bad for BlackBerry

    Bad news for Blackberry: Forty per cent of smartphone users who don't already own an iPhone said they would switch to the Apple handset for their next purchase, nearly three times the percentage of non-Blackberry users who would switch to a Research in Motion handset.

  • Alleged Blackberry Storm 2 photos surface

    Photos alleging to be the Blackberry Storm 2 surfaced online Thursday to the site Crackberry. While the images are new, there is not a lot to get excited about. The supposed images of the next-gen Storm appear to reduce any high-hopes of what the actual Storm 2 might deliver.

  • Google Adds Apps Link to BlackBerry

    Looking to increase corporate use of its hosted Google Apps offerings, Google Inc. last week unveiled a tool that's designed to make it easier for users of BlackBerry mobile devices to use its Gmail, Contacts and Calendar software.

  • SAP-IBM's Alloy application being pushed to BlackBerry

    BlackBerry users will one day be able to use Alloy, the application jointly developed by SAP and IBM that allows users to access information from SAP's Business Suite applications through IBM's Lotus Notes collaboration software.

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