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5 New Blackberry Devices from RIM

Research in Motion(RIM) has announced 5 new Blackberry devices which are scheduled to be available later this month around the world. A preview of the new devices are being planned in Malaysia but no further details were revealed. Price of these new devices were not disclosed as well. (L-R: BlackBerry Bold 9900, BlackBerry Torch 9860, BlackBerry Torch 9810) The five ...

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[Insider] Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from Celcom, RRP RM1899

There have been lot of rumours on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 launch in Malaysia. Some said it will be exclusive to Celcom, while some even said it will launch next week. What Malaysian Wireless knows?

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[Apps] BlackBerry Messenger 6

Research in Motion (RIM) has announced the availability of Blackberry Messenger 6(BBM6) today with support for Connected Apps. BBM6 Connected apps enable users to easily interact with each other from within the BBM connected app. For example, with a BBM6 connected game app, users can invite their BBM friends to join them in a game and then chat with one ...

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Blackberry maker RIM to cut 2,000 Jobs

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion(RIM) said that it will cut about 2,000 jobs, or about 10 per cent of its workforce this year. RIM said the job cuts are part of its cost optimization program, which it said is focused on “eliminating redundancies and reallocating resources to focus on areas that offer the highest growth opportunities and alignment with RIM’s ...

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[Infographic] TouchScreen Technology

Touchscreen has been there for years and popular since the old days of PDAs(personal digital assistant). More and more smartphones/tablets today are touchscreen-based and these devices are made by Nokia, Sony-Ericsson, Apple, Blackberry, Samsung, HTC and others. There are many types of touchscreen out there however the common ones are capacitive, resistive and infrared. Have you ever wondered how a ...

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DiGi Prepaid Blackberry Service at RM25/month

DiGi is now offering a monthly prepaid Blackberry service. It now cost RM25 a month for a full Blackberry Internet Service. The DiGi Unlimited Monthly Prepaid Blackberry plan will be limited to a 500MB data cap/month & offers the following services: Unlimited Internet Browsing Push Social Networking (eg. Facebook) Push Email (eg. Yahoo Mail, hotmail, Gmail) Push Messaging (eg. MSN/Twitter) ...

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BlackBerry PlayBook certified for deployment within U.S. federal government agencies

The Blackberry PlayBook has received FIPS 140-2 certification for deployment within U.S. federal government agencies. It has gained FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) certification from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), which is required under the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA). Press Release below.

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A Powerful Motorola ATRIX from Maxis, as low as RM1299

It seems Maxis has lots of latest devices to offer recently. Today, it made available the dual-core 1GHz powered Motorola ATRIX for as low as RM1299 if Maxis postpaid users sign up for a 24-months contract and the 1.5GB(or 3GB) data plan. The Motorola ATRIX has a 4″ display screen, HSPA, 5MP camera, 16GB internal memory, biometric fingerprint reader and ...

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Blackberry PlayBook from Maxis

At a launch party yesterday night, Maxis announced the availability of the Blackberry Playbook in Malaysia. Existing Maxis BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) users can get the PlayBook tablet for as low as RM990 when they sign up for a 3 GB PlayBook data plan with their BlackBerry smartphone. The BlackBerry PlayBook will be available at all Maxis Centres and Maxis ...

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[Comment] Unlimited Data on U Mobile Blackberry Plans

As part of a “promotion”, U Mobile is now offering unlimited data on all its Prepaid and Postpaid Blackberry Plans. The Daily(RM1.50), Weekly(RM9) and Monthly(RM40) Blackberry plans now comes with free unlimited data and Youtube streaming. Previously Youtube streaming and non-Blackberry data were charged at pay-per-use basis. Comment

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BlackBerry, made in Malaysia

In a surprise announcement today, Resseach in Motion(RIM) said that it has acquired a manufacturing plant in Penang, Malaysia. The manufacturing plant started operations early this month. (Left to right: David Jollimore, Senior Director of Global Manufacturing at RIM, Randolph Mank, High Commissioner of Canada to Malaysia, Dany Bolduc, Vice President of Malaysia at RIM, Douglas Bingeman, Trade Commissioner of ...

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7 New Blackberry Smartphones this Year

Research in Motion(RIM) will launch seven BlackBerry phones with the next-generation Blackberry 7 operating system this year to meet its financial goals. RIM’s share price has fallen more than 50% this year. The company is presently valued at $13.6bn, compared to its August 2008 high of $75.2bn.

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Exclusive Maxis Blackberry PlayBook

Maxis is set to launch the Blackberry PlayBook this Friday(15 July) where the tablet will be available to consumers the following day. The retail price of the Blackberry Playbook are as below: Blackberry PlayBook 16GB- RM1599 Blackberry PlayBook 32GB- RM1899 Blackberry PlayBook 64GB- RM2199 Details of the Maxis Blackberry PlayBook plans below: Sources close to Malaysian Wireless said that the ...

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New Celcom Prepaid Blackberry Advance Plans

Celcom has just revised their prepaid Blackberry plans. It now offers a weekly and a monthly Blackberry Internet Service(BIS) plan. The Weekly Advance plan cost RM8/week with a data cap of 100MB/week while the Monthly Advance Plan cost RM25/month with a data cap of 250MB/month. Both plans offer full BIS with Blackberry Messenger and other social media applications such as ...

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ZTE Blade V880 as low as RM99 from U Mobile

U Mobile is offering the ZTE Blade V880 for as low as RM99. The ZTE Blade V880 has a 3.5″ capacitive touch screen. It runs Android 2.2(Froyo) and powered by a 600Mhz ARM 11 processor(Qualcomm MSM7227) with Adreno 200 GPU built in. Connectivity options are standard with HSPA, WiFi, A-GPS, & Bluetooth. This android phone has a 3.15MP camera with ...

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