Surprise Move By Research In Motion To Offer Security Software

By on Dec 3, 2011 in Blackberry, Gadgets, Software |

Blackberry is down but not yet out. They are moving into a realm that is surprising for a company that has been focused in the past on hardware. Research In Motion has made “Mobile Fusion” an enterprise software that works on its competitor’s smartphones as well. Get a look at it here in this short article. Research In Motion Changes Venue To Software The team at Research In Motion is beaten in market share these days, but not in mind share. Other companies have undertaken to do what this group has done but not in such depth. Google created their “Google Voice” for the iPhone, much to the chagrin of Apple. Now Research In Motion is making security software for both Android devices, iPhone smartphones and more. Is this an attempt to retake their once-dominant position? Probably not. They have gone through some massive changes with their own software. Changing from “Blackberry OS 6” to QNX ( now renamed BBX ) has taken them down on the rung of popularity. This could be a step to crank them up a notch. Introducing : “Mobile Fusion” The software in view is called “Mobile Fusion”. Blackberry is aiming this as a security tool for those using their smartphones for work. They plan on covering the whole gamut of devices. They will cover their own Blackberry smartphones, iPhones, smartphones with Android installed and are including tablets as well. Control for the “Mobile Fusion” system is going to be from the web, from Blackberry servers. Other people call this the “cloud”, but Research In Motion prefers to keep their “Blackberry Enterprise Server” name on the ticket instead of using the term “cloud”. What Can “Mobile Fusion” Do? What will the new Research In Motion software accomplish? It is able to be a complete “command and control” interface for many different smartphones. One feature is the ability to remotely wipe, secure and protect lost or stolen handsets. This is already available from other providers, but is part of this “Mobile Fusion” package. One user can control multiple devices, which is a nice feature for managers. Both group and user administration is enabled, so that one person can act as a system administrator, just like an in-house computer setup. Look For This System Early Next Year The Research In Motion “Mobile Fusion” software will be available in March for an unspecified price. It will be a bid for Blackberry to continue to remain relevant in a fast-paced mobile revolution that has been passing them up this year. Are you interested to get more information on the author? Besides internet marketing, Paul Bitson is very fond of the finance world and like to subscribe to various financial blogs. You can have a look at these articles on government grants as well as federal grants if you want to learn more on this topic. This article was written by a guest author. Would you like to write for...

Blackberry to Enter the Tablet Market

By on Mar 3, 2011 in Blackberry | 2 comments

Ever since the iPad was announced by Apple, there have been many companies that are itching to launch their own tablet and touch screen products. Apple had shown that if the product is right and there are users for it, the product will create its own market. There was speculation in the beginning that the Apple would suffer disappointment as they wanted to create a product that would bridge the gap between the laptop and the Smartphone. But, the response for the iPad has shown that people did love the easy to use hands on tablet device. Although it did not replace the laptop, it did give people an alternative product that would fulfill the entertainment side of the laptop. With all that history behind us, many big computer giants are now getting ready and are serious about getting into the tablet market which has a huge potential. Microsoft the largest software maker did announce that they would be getting ready to launch a tablet PC soon but that hasn’t materialized yet. Now Blackberry has announced that they would be releasing a tablet device pretty soon. RIM, the maker of the Blackberry, has been in the news with some different specs of the rumored tablet specs being leaked into the market. Among the specs, we have a 1 GHZ processor with a 7 inch touch screen and the tablet would have dual cameras. The tablet will also have flash support and this would give it some edge over the Apple iPad which does not feature flash. This news is particularly interesting because of the competition between the Apple and RIM is very fierce in the phone market. In fact, Blackberry beats iPhone in terms of market share, but when it comes to tablets, Apple has taken the lead with its iPad, and we can only assume that we will see another touch competition between the two in this new product category. Still we have some time to go before RIM announces the full specs of the new device, and information about its operating system would be crucial in determining its...

Which Is Better, the Blackberry 9700 Bold or iPhone 4?

By on Mar 3, 2011 in Blackberry | 2 comments

Alright, so here we have two of the premier phones from Apple and Research in Motion, and we are going to have a face off. But, before we do that a little something about both the phones; first, we have the new blackberry bold 9700 from RIM which is the newer model to the highly successful bold 9000. This phone has got extremely good reviews from the users, and this has been one of the best Blackberry phone to hit the market. While on the other hand, we have the magical and revolutionary iPhone 4 which has been a might device in terms of design and technology and is already flying off the shelves. Although, making a comparison would not be fair to both the phones as they are both different devices. Still, we will be giving out a brief comparison of the main features of both devices to see which device takes most marks. Camera We start off with the camera of both devices. The Apple iPhone 4 as Apple promised has a mighty good 5 megapixel camera with HD Video Recording feature. Meanwhile the Blackberry has a 3.15 megapixel with LED flash which produces very good quality pictures. Design Now things get interesting as we get to the design part. The designs of both phones are pretty similar to their previous models. The Apple iPhone 4 has a glass top on both sides. It is slimmer than its previous models while the blackberry bold 9700 has a design that is more masculine and it has a QWERTY keyboard. From the back, the BB Bold 9700 has a leather feel and looks more robust. Screen As far as the screen goes, the Apple iphone 4 has a delightful Retina touch screen and simply offers the best resolution comparing any Smartphone in the market. The blackberry also has a good display than its previous models but certainly falls much short of the iPhone display. Other Features Other features in the blackberry include the trackpad which makes navigation easier on the communicator and sending & receiving emails are quite simple. While the iPhone 4 takes the honor in the entertainment department with an excellent music and video player and a new video calling feature. Both phones are made for different user groups and the iphone 4 will certainly be hard to beat in any face off with a mobile...