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  • BharatSync launches new services for low-end mobiles March 1, 2014

    Users of email solutions provider BharatSync will now get functions like protection from unauthorised access to email, SMS backup, call log and call recording besides push mail and contact sync on their low-end mobile phones. IT company Data Infosys, who has developed the services, launched them for BSNL customers with no...
  • Top 10 tech trends of 2012 December 26, 2012

    Photo filters - Many people were seen using photo editing apps thsi year like Instagram and Pixlr O-matic on Android, PicMix on BlackBerry and so on. This was evident as most of the photographs seen this year on networking sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus had photo filters applied to them.Large-screened phones - We witnessed a rise in the number of large-screened phones this year. From home-grown manufacturers to tech titans, almost every company came up with at least one large-screened phone this year. Low-cost tablets - Considering the  price sensitivity of Indian customers, many second-rung manufacturers in India came up with low-cost tablets this year. Most of these low-costs tabs are priced under Rs 7K.
  • RIM buys itself breathing room for BlackBerry 10 launch September 29, 2012

    Toronto: Research In Motion Ltd shares jumped on Friday after the embattled BlackBerry maker posted quarterly results that showed it was still able to pull off a surprise as it tackles the formidable task of getting consumers excited over its new smartphone line. While RIM's performance gave Wall Street a modicum...
  • BlackBerry 10 RIM's 'most important launch ever' September 26, 2012

    San Jose: Research in Motion offered investors a ray of hope on Tuesday, announcing an unexpected increase in subscriber numbers that sent its shares up 5 percent as the company worked hard to drum up enthusiasm for its crucial Blackberry due 2013. Waterloo, Ontario-based RIM, a pioneer in the smartphone arena,...
  • BlackBerry service down in Europe, West Asia, Africa September 21, 2012

    Toronto: Struggling BlackBerry-maker Research in Motion said on Friday that it resolved an outage affecting users in Europe, West Asia and Africa that had interrupted service for customers on the very day Apple unveiled its new iPhone 5. BlackBerry announced the issues in postings on Facebook and Twitter on Friday, and...
  • RIM lures app makers with Marmalade software September 20, 2012

    Bangalore: Research In Motion Ltd said software development kit (SDK) maker Marmalade will offer licenses to mobile applications developers to bring their games and apps to the BlackBerry 10 smartphones and PlayBook tablets. RIM, which has been trying to boost its library of apps to better compete with rivals such as...
  • Apple iPhone 5 and the other big tech releases September 12, 2012

    New York: After weeks of speculation, anticipation and a dose of hype, Apple is widely expected to announce a new iPhone on Wednesday. Apple isn't saying anything about the topic of its scheduled event, but the email invitation to reporters contains a shadow in the shape of a "5'' — a...
  • Nokia, Apple, Motorola to unveil new devices September 5, 2012

    New York: Think of it as the opening act at a concert: Nokia, Motorola and Amazon are unveiling new mobile devices this week before attention turns to a new iPhone and possibly a smaller iPad from Apple. Makers of consumer electronics are refreshing their products for the holiday shopping season. Apple's...
  • BlackBerry 10 L-Series phone image emerges online September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Over the past couple of days, there have been quite a few leaks regarding the upcoming BlackBerry 10 handsets by Research in Motion (RIM). A few days back, a video had surfaced showing the method of inserting a SIM card into a BlackBerry 10 handset. The handset's name...
  • RIM begins showing new BlackBerry 10 smartphones to carriers August 24, 2012

    Ontario: Canadian phone maker Research In Motion has begun showing its new BlackBerry smartphones to wireless carriers around the world, but the struggling company says it is still months away from starting to sell them. The smartphones running the new BlackBerry 10 operating system are critical to RIM's survival. RIM executives...
  • BlackBerry 10 will soon be ready to licence: RIM August 14, 2012

    Toronto: Research In Motion Ltd will soon be ready to licence its new BlackBerry 10 operating system to other manufacturers, according to a report on Monday. The new platform is in the final stages of testing, and RIM is now considering how other companies may be able to use it in...
  • RIM looks to sell NewBay, other assets: Source August 11, 2012

    Toronto: BlackBerry maker Research In Motion is looking to sell cloud services provider NewBay and some of the other minor assets it recently acquired, as part of a strategic review process, according to a source familiar with the matter. RIM acquired NewBay, a provider of photo, video, and social-networking tools for...
  • IBM had considered buying RIM's enterprise division August 10, 2012

    Toronto: International Business Machines Corp has considered buying Research In Motion's enterprise division, Bloomberg reported On Friday, citing two unnamed sources. IBM made an informal approach for the enterprise business that operates the servers used for supporting BlackBerry email and messaging services, one of the sources said, according to Bloomberg. The...
  • RIM to launch new BlackBerry PlayBook next week August 3, 2012

    Toronto: Canada's Research In Motion has chosen its home country to launch a PlayBook tablet with built-in support for cellular networks, a crucial feature missing from its poor-selling initial models. The BlackBerry maker said on Thursday it would launch the new tablets in Canada next week and roll them out in...
  • New York Times drops BlackBerry app July 26, 2012

    New York: BlackBerry users can no longer use the official New York Times app to read news stories over their devices, in a fresh blow to Research In Motion, the maker of the smartphone once considered an essential tool for business professionals. New York Times Co, which publishes the prestigious newspaper,...
  • BlackBerry may launch PlayBook 4G on July 31 July 25, 2012

    New Delhi: Research In Motion, the manufacturers of BlackBerry range of smartphones, earlier this year had spilled the beans about the launch of the 4G version PlayBook. Now a website, Mobilesyrup, has claimed that the 4G version of the BlackBerry PlayBook is set to be launched on 31st of this...