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BlackBerry DevCon Europe: 50% ticket discount (and a free PlayBook!)

Here’s a rather useful offer for readers wanting to witness the birth of RIM’s next generation OS, BlackBerry 10. Over to the team at BlackBerry Europe: The inaugural BlackBerry® DevCon Europe 2012 takes place on February 7th and 8th in Amsterdam, and we want you to be there. By attending, you’ll be among the first […]

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DevCon Video: Sean from Perfecto Mobile

It’s time for another one of the video interviews I conducted at last week’s BlackBerry DevCon. This time I’m featuring Sean, one of the chaps from mobile services firm, Perfecto Mobile. In this video Sean gives us an overview of the company’s key offerings (in particular, application testing, scripting and monitoring). Over to Sean:

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DevCon Video: Nimrod Cohen from Search 4 BBM

Here’s an interview from last week’s BlackBerry DevCon Americas event. It features Nimrod Cohen, top man at Search 4 BBM, discussing his all new search facility for BlackBerry Messenger profiles. Over to Nimrod:

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BlackBerry DevCon: RIM’s fighting strong

I was really looking forward to BlackBerry’s DevCon Americas event last week. I was especially interested to take the temperature of the RIM team and the BlackBerry hopeful. I wasn’t sure what I’d encounter. If you believe any of the media stories circulating recently, RIM is toast. The service outage didn’t help the company’s reputation. […]

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Deploy your Android or HTML5 to the PlayBook in 5 minutes at DevCon

If you’ve got an Android app or an HTML5 app that you’d like to see working on the PlayBook, I strongly recommend checking out this rather swish offer from the DevCon team. All you need to do is turn up on site with the app code (A “COD” file bundle, whatever the hell that is) […]

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News

CrackBerry’s Kevin Michaluk is talking at DevCon

I’ve done quite a bit of work with the CrackBerry.com team over the years. I particularly enjoyed following the site’s founder Kevin around with the camera as he performs a walk-about of the show floors — along the lines of the Martin Brundle pit-lane-walkabouts (if you’re a Formula 1 fan). I was just browsing the […]

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BlackBerry Tag will soon make good use of OS7’s NFC capabilities

I just got news through from the team at RIM confirming the imminent launch of BlackBerry Tag. The all new Bold, Torch and Curve models feature integrated NFC features — which haven’t really been exploited as yet. The new ‘Tag’ function arrives with the upcoming BlackBerry OS 7 update and will enable users to tap-n-share […]

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BlackBerry Travel is a phenomenally useful app (and service)

It just a week-and-a-bit before I arrive into San Francisco for the BlackBerry DevCon event. I’m in Houston first, followed by New York, before flying into the Valley. So that means I’ve been doing the usual jiggery-pokery with hotels and flights. In many cases, I’ve been lucky enough to have a colleague or agency take […]

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Want to speak at BlackBerry DEVCON?

There’s a call for papers out at the moment for the upcoming BlackBerry DEVCON event coming this October in San Francisco. If you’d like to present a panel or a session, *now* is the time to get in touch with the organisers. Here are the subjects they are looking for people to discuss: – BlackBerry® […]

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The Crib Sheet: The key points from RIM’s DevCon 2010

Here’s an executive crib sheet for the news out of RIM’s DevCon 2010 event. 1. The much rumoured ‘BlackPad’ arrived in the shape of the ‘BlackBerry PlayBook‘ — 7″ tablet running the QNX linux-based operating system recently acquired by RIM. The PlayBook won’t hit the market until next year, but it’s everything you might expect […]