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Leaked BlackBerry OS 7.1 for Torch 9810 Includes Mobile Hotspot Support

Written on December 13, 2011 by Kristoff Jones

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Leaked BlackBerry OS 7.1 for Torch 9810 surfaces, includes mobile hotspot support

A leaked version of BlackBerry OS 7.1 has just surfaced, thanks to the good folks at OSBB. The OS build which can be used for BlackBerry Torch 9810 updates the 7.0.0.540 ROM with the 7.1 features and includes mobile hotspot support, a feature that enables sharing of mobile phone’s 3G network with other devices.

This leaked OS build is now available for download, just follow the source link below but bear in mind that this is a not an official update. You might want to think twice before to giving it a try.

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BlackBerry Playbook Now Supports Android Apps

Written on March 26, 2011 by Adam Eve

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It's now official! The upcoming BlackBerry Playbook will support Android Apps. Are you ready to grab your BlackBerry tablet on April?

Research In Motion confirms that its upcoming BlackBerry Playbook will support BlackBerry Java and Android Apps. Last January, there were reports that RIM was working to make its devices compatible to Android Apps. This was due to the manufacturer’s desire to accommodate the existing Java environment.

But last Thursday, BlackBerry manufacturer extends its gratitude to two new “app players” that offers application run-time environment for Android 2.3 apps and BlackBerry Java apps. And now, users can download applications of both platforms from BlackBerry App World, and run them on the QNX-based Playbook. Moreover, RIM will also support game engines from Ideaworks Labs and Unity Technologies.

So now that the rumors were confirmed, are you going to grab a BlackBerry Playbook next month?

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BlackBerry PlayBook, to Support Android Apps?

Written on March 01, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Oops! Something just slipped from a RIM's mouth. According a source, BlackBerry PlayBook will support Android apps. Is this for real?

Last month, there were reports that Research In Motion is working hard to add Android apps support for their BlackBerry PlayBook. And after that, strikingly similar news emerged as well.

It was also during the Mobile World Congress last month that a RIM rep was caught on video during a BlackBerry PlayBook hands-on saying, “We will also support Android apps when we release the Dalvik engine on top of QNX.” But no matter how old the video was, it’s surprising to know that it was uncovered only recently.

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RIM Unveils the Great Playbook

Written on September 28, 2010 by R. Cruise

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"Every successful professional has a great PlayBook." ---Mike Lazaridis, BlackBerry Developer conference, San Francisco

Research in Motion presented to the public the PlayBook, the newest offering from the BlackBerry maker. It is a fearless presentation knowing the dominance of Apple in the tablet market.

Mike Lazaridis, co-chief executive of RIM, said that behind every successful professional is a the great gadget. The PlayBook comes with 7-inch screen, Flash-capable video, Wi-Fi, GHz dual-core processor, 1 GB of RAM, HDMI video output, Bluetooth and a front and rear high-definition camera. The dimension are 9.7 millimeters, and weighs 0.9 pounds.

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