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BlackBerry maker RIM offers its software for Android, iOS users

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has allowed apps Google’s Android operating system to run on its BlackBerry Playbook tablet thanks to an emulator. Now it seems to want to return the favor by offering its software to Android and Apple’s iOS users. According to a story from Ars Technica, RIM ... Full Article »

November 29, 2011 2:10pm

Twitter seeks deeper Android integration with latest buy

It’s been made abundantly clear that Android isn’t the safest platform. Malware attacks have been on the rise, especially in the past year as Android devices become the most populous on the planet. A few companies have taken measures to improve Android security through encryption and backup serv ... Full Article »

November 29, 2011 9:30am

RIM, music cloud leverage Android ecosystem

Android apps are popular, even on non-Android devices. After announcing an entirely new lineup of BlackBerry devices, it seems RIM wants to make them compatible with Android apps. It’s a move that could up the appeal of BlackBerry smartphones, which have lost ground in the past year, Bloomberg rep ... Full Article »

August 26, 2011 9:14am

Nation divided on smartphone OS

We are a house divided. Red states vs. blue states. Donkeys vs. Elephants and Tea Partyers. But let’s talk about what really matters. This great country is divided by operating systems on smartphones. Are you in an Android or iPhone or BlackBerry state? (Yes, there still are BlackBerry states.) ... Full Article »

August 7, 2011 2:30pm

Android tops mobile OS market as manufacturers duke it out

Android’s mobile OS continues to dominate, lording over Apple (AAPL) iOS, RIM, Windows and all the rest. According to the latest Nielsen report on the U.S. smartphone market, Android takes 39 percent of the pie, up three percent from the previous report, which looked at smartphone market share bet ... Full Article »

July 28, 2011 9:15am

Google’s Schmidt: Competitors are responding with lawsuits rather than innovation

Apparently, the lawsuits flying fast and furious between tech giants over mobile patents don’t really concern Google (GOOG). The latest lawsuit that could be a thorn in Google’s side is one between mobile device maker HTC and Apple (AAPL) over patents. Apple claims HTC is infringing on its iPho ... Full Article »

July 19, 2011 3:18pm

Research In Motion ships only 500,000 Blackberry PlayBook tabs in Q2 2011

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIMM) continues to struggle in the tablet market, posting some pretty painful second-quarter earnings information today that shows it has only shipped about 500,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets so far. According to a story from Mashable, RIM’s revenue has risen ... Full Article »

June 17, 2011 1:34pm

RIM enters social gaming app scene with Scoreloop acquisition

Ever behind in the app race, BlackBerry purveyor Research in Motion (RIMM) has taken a much-needed step to throw itself into the social game space by acquiring Scoreloop, which aids mobile game developers in adding social and in-app billing features to their games. An indication of RIM’s lacking p ... Full Article »

June 8, 2011 2:20pm

BlackBerry drops Google as preferred search service, Android apps from new OS

Microsoft (MSFT) and Research In Motion (RIMM) have reached an agreement to use Microsoft’s Bing search engine on RIM’s BlackBerry devices, ditching Google’s (GOOG) search in the process. Bing will now be responsible for search and mapping functions on BlackBerrys, according to an address giv ... Full Article »

May 3, 2011 2:49pm

RIM PlayBook sells 50,000 on Day One; Amazon tablet (probably) imminent

Research in Motion’s (RIMM) new tablet, the Android app-compatible PlayBook, hit the streets this week. It also sold better on its first day of shelf life than many expected, moving 50,000 tabs on April 19. Here’s a quote from MSNBC.com’s Gadgetbox on the subject from its story: ‘The launc ... Full Article »

April 21, 2011 3:13pm


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