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361 Degrees podcast – Episode 5: BlackBerry Bickering

Listen! In a noisy (and slightly longer than normal) Episode 5 recorded ‘on the go’ in a hotel back-room, we argue about Blackberry… a lot. Well… Ben and I argue. Rafe plays peacemaker. We ‘discuss‘: What was announced at Blackberry World. The platform changes that Blackberry is going through. The RIM / Microsoft partnership. The Playbook tablet device. The new QNX […]

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Update From Day One at BlackBerry World

Posted via email from MIR Live

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The PlayBook runs Android apps perfectly fine

I’m delighted that Myriam over at Engadget was thinking straight during this morning’s keynote at BlackBerry World. I was too engrossed in watching what was going on to think, ‘Oh, you know what, I should be videoing this.’ Thankfully Myriam did. This is a video of the Android segment of the keynote. The RIM team […]

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The PlayBook arrives: “Amateur hour is over”

I’m sending this from the PlayBook’s bridge with my BlackBerry Bold. These big posters are plastered along the side of the huge convention hall here in Orlando. What do you make of the comment, ‘Amateur hour is over’? 😉 This is clearly a reference to the other players in the tablet market — and, to […]

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Checking out the PlayBook’s HDMI functionality

I took advantage of the rather big flatscreen in the hotel room to see just how the BlackBerry PlayBook worked via HDMI. See what you think:

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Touring the Bold 9900 showcase at BlackBerry World

For those of you following my BlackBerry World activities ‘live‘, you’ll have seen my walk-about of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 showcase. I thought I’d try and give a bit of behind-the-scenes whilst everyone else was busy pushing to the front of the demo stations. Here are the vids courtesy of SocialCam v2:

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 walk-through

I managed to film a quick video walk-through of the all new BlackBerry Bold 9900 given by Jason Jacob, one of the product managers. Here we go: What do you think? I’m really pleased to see the 9000 wider size back!

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RIM: 2 new Bold devices, Facebook app & video calling for PlayBook

Here are the highlights from today’s press conference at BlackBerry World: – Video chat on the PlayBook The PlayBook will get video calling capability (between PlayBooks) via WiFi. If you’re lucky enough to have a PlayBook, you’ll get this update over-the-air later today. – Facebook on the PlayBook There are over 30 million users of […]

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I took the media’s temperature on RIM last night…

I went to the BlackBerry World press reception last night with the intent of taking the media’s temperature on RIM. The company’s had a few challenges over the past weeks so I was prepared for a pretty rough set of reactions from many of the big North American influencers. But no. I found everyone very […]

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That’s me on-site in Orlando at BlackBerry World

Here’s an update from me ‘live’ from the BlackBerry World event. It all kicks off tomorrow — so here’s quick preview. Posted via email from MIR Live

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BlackBerry World: Hello From Heathrow

Here’s a quick hello from London Heathrow’s Terminal 1 regarding this week’s BlackBerry World conference. Posted via email from MIR Live