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How to Block Someone on BBM

  BlackBerry Messenger (or BBM) is the popular instant messaging platform that originated with the BlackBerry operating system. Since then it has been ported over to iPhone and Android devic...

How to Use BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) on Your Android Phone

It has been a while since BlackBerry's BBM hayday. Back in February 2011 it was The Chat Program, boasting some 33.4 million monthly active users. But with the rise of iPhone and Android smartphon...

Top 55 BlackBerry 10 Apps

  For a mobile platform to thrive, a rich and compelling app library is a must. To help ensure its new BlackBerry 10 OS has a fighting chance in a fierce smartphone market, BlackBerry promises...

BlackBerry PlayBook Gets a Desktop from Splashtop

In a sea of negative news and critical commentary, BlackBerry PlayBook owners (...anyone?) got a splash of excitement today with the release of a service to remotely stream a home computer on the tabl...

Gmail App for BlackBerry Set for Discontinuation on November 22

Bit by bit, RIM's swan song of death continues. Today's defeat comes from the developers at Google, who in a public blog post at Google Apps Updatesannounced the discontinuation of the Gmail App for BlackBerry starting on November 22..

Top 10 BlackBerry Apps RIM is Giving Away for Free

In an attempt to make amends for last weeks global BlackBerry outage, RIM will offer its users $100 in premium apps for free. The question is, which software should you download to spend your money wi...

Tablet Buying Guide: How to Pick the Perfect Slate

2010 was the year of the iPad. And this is the year the competition starts to get serious. Nearly every company that makes a PC or phone is releasing a tablet to take a bite out of Apple's dominant ...

Facebook for BlackBerry Version 2.0 Beta Hands-On

RIM has just released a beta version 2.0 of the Facebook app for BlackBerry 6.0 handsets (4.6 and higher devices are coming later). We took the updated app for a test drive on the Torch and found plen...

Tale of the Tape: iPad 2 vs Xoom vs PlayBook vs TouchPad

Apple just announced the iPad 2, and it adds some sweet features, including a fast dual-core processor and dual cameras. You also get a considerably thinner and lighter design.

LAPTOP Appscars: Now Accepting Your Best App Nominations, Until 2/3 at 12 p.m.

And the Appscar goes to? With awards season in full swing, it's time to honor those pieces of mobile tech that fill the starring role on smart phones: Apps. From Angry Birds to Facebook, and Kindle to...