RIM's new loves: OpenGL ES, Java GUI Builder, Advertising and Push Services

By on November 9, 2009 at 12:05 PM.

RIM's new loves: OpenGL ES, Java GUI Builder, Advertising and Push Services

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We’ve already talked about some of the news from the first day of the 2009 BlackBerry Developers Conference, but another blast of PR from RIM has hit out inboxes, and wow, are we ever excited. The biggest news of the day is that developers will finally be able to unlock the full potential of the latest generation of BlackBerry smartphones — OS 5.0 and hardware permitting, of course — with the latest beta of the Java SDK 5.0 thanks in part to its OpenGL ES support. Still, there’s a lot of things to cover and we don’t want to clutter up our newly redesigned site with a bunch of text, so join us after the jump.

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BlackBerry Web Signals Launches

By on October 24, 2008 at 4:07 PM.

BlackBerry Web Signals Launches

Good news push addicts, BlackBerry Web Signals has finally launched. First announced October 21 at the BlackBerry Developers Conference, Web Signals delivers customizable push content to BlackBerry handsets from a host of media outlets such as Accuweather, CBC News, FOX News, The New York Times and Reuters. Once signed up for a service, any relevant news is pushed to your device meaning you don’t have to go searching for the latest news thus saving not only time but precious, precious battery life as well.

To sign up for BlackBerry Web Signals visit mobile.blackberry.com on your BlackBerry.

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