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E*TRADE comes to the BlackBerry

If you fancy a bit of wheeling and dealing on the go, then share trading company E*TRADE has come up with a bit of software that should help you. The E*TRADE Mobile Pro software pretty much does everything the desktop version does, only this time on your BlackBerry. According to E*TRADE, the software has: • […]

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BlackBerry makes Bold move with HSDPA

RIM has unwrapped its latest gadget for those with overactive thumbs: the BlackBerry Bold. The Bold thankfully sports the HSDPA-connectivity we’ve all been longing for, as well some extra tasty goodies: GPS and maps, wi-fi, 1GB storage as well as the usual full QWERTY keyboard. Despite RIM’s plans to pitch the device to “business professionals […]

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RIM brings SAP into BlackBerry fold

RIM might be best known for mobile email, but that’s not stopping it having a crack on popularising other enterprise applications on the BlackBerry. The latest contender is SAP’s CRM products, which the company is now integrating with the BlackBerry platform. The pair said their first joint offering will be a “native BlackBerry smartphone client […]

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More pay for BlackBerry users?

Canadian execs are demanding overtime – for reading messages on their BlackBerrys. The country’s civil service union, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) told The Ottowa Citizen that companies who expect their workers to be permanently checking their mobiles should pay for the privilege. Ed Cashman, PSAC’s regional executive vice-president told the paper: “These […]

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iPhone sees RIM delay AT&T BlackBerry?

If the rumours are true, it looks like RIM is delaying the introduction of its latest 3G model for AT&T. Depending on who you listen to, it’s either because the BlackBerry in question has power issues, or because RIM doesn’t want to go head to head with Apple’s mooted June launch for the 3G iPhone. […]

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Microsoft’s TellMe comes to BlackBerry first

More doom and gloom from the handset people. After Nokia said it though the worldwide mobile phone market might shrink next year, Sony Ericsson has reported its profits have nosedived over the last quarter, its market share has dropped (enough to see it slip behind LG to number five in the biggest device makers) and […]

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HSDPA BlackBerry on the RIM drawing board

Phew. RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis has confirmed that the company is working on high speed 3G version of the device, telling the Financial Times the company is experimenting with a HSDPA model. In an interview on his digital lifestyle, the FT asks Lazaridis what’s his latest squeeze? His answer: “One of our prototypes – a […]

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Nokia leading mobile browser wars

Despite all the talk of the iPhone being the data consumer’s phone of choice, it seems Nokia is still holding its own. According to research from StatCounter, Nokia’s browser has 0.15 percent of the UK browser market share (the stats take in browsers on both PCs and mobiles), with the iPhone making up 0.6 percent. […]

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India counting down to BlackBerry ban?

If you’ve got a BlackBerry, you might want to hold off taking it on holiday to India for a while. According to Reuters, representatives from the country’s mobile operators are meeting with government officials to discuss the possible security implications around RIM’s mobile email service. Apparently, the government is so concerned, the idea of a […]