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BlackBerry Storm 9550 flyer for Verizon touts the benefits of BES 5.0

October 7th, 2009

Need more proof that Verizon is on the cusp of releasing the BlackBerry Storm 9550? If so, you might want to check out this BES 5.0 flyer that one of our BlackBerry connects just sent us. Aimed towards corporate folks, the flyer lists what a glorious and indispensable business tool the still-unannounced BlackBerry 9550 is …

Google Apps Connector for BES goes live

August 22nd, 2009

First announced at WES 2009, Google’s Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server has finally gone live after missing its promised July launch. Free to Google Apps Premier and Education Edition users, Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server allows Google Apps to integrate with BES while eliminating the need for Exchange. Here are the …

Day one of WES 2009

May 6th, 2009

So the keynote didn’t deliver what most people were counting on (read: anything exciting for the average consumer) but nonetheless there was still quite a bit of neat stuff to see. After the keynote, a few meetings with RIM VPs and Managers and a few cans of Diet Pepsi in the press room, we made …

WES 2009 Rumors: LTE BlackBerry, BlackBerry 9630, 1GHz CPUs

March 30th, 2009

From May 5 to 7 in Orlando Florida, RIM will will be hosting Wireless Enterprise Symposium or WES. While BGR will be there on the floor for the entire convention bringing you the latest BlackBerry news as it happens, we thought we’d give you all a little bit of a taste of what we know/believe …

BlackBerry users aren’t through the storm yet, BES still down for many

February 3rd, 2009

Yesterday we reported a major data outage plaguing BlackBerry users across the country and while certain regions seem to be back in action today, many BlackBerry users are still left wondering when their service might be restored. Issues in the southern region reportedly resulted from the severing of a fiber line but that can hardly …

BlackBerry support returning to Nokia devices courtesy of RIM

January 20th, 2009

Back in July, Nokia announced that it would be discontinuing development and support for its BlackBerry Connect solution. For those who aren’t familiar with the application, or who can’t decipher its purpose from its straight forward moniker, it essentially allowed S60 handsets to communicate with BlackBerry servers. While it only offered basic functionality such as …

New BES features for BlackBerry OS 5.0 outed

December 27th, 2008

It’s been a while since we gave the world its first look at BlackBerry OS 5.0, and now a list of available enhancements for BES users has surfaced. As long as everything is set up properly on the server-side of things, users will finally be able to have some features that they have long desired. …

Rogers makes new BlackBerry plans official

June 20th, 2008

Rogers has just released a slew of new BlackBerry data plans for your emailing and browsing pleasure. There’s still no unlimited BIS option, which is a bit confounding given the upcoming unlimited iPhone Data plan, but this is Rogers after all, so we’re not terribly shocked. The new plans breakdown as follows: $30 – 300 …