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Knowledge is Power

Many people set New Years Resolutions with great intentions but typically poor follow through. We have all done it. January 1st we are determined to make big changes. January 2nd we are back on the couch eating the chocolate we … Continue reading

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Blog Hiatus

I am going to temporarily put my blogging on pause for a while. Stay tuned for more in the future!

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BlackBerry 10 Jam Unconference session ideas

A number of BlackBerry-centric blogs are running contests for a pass to the BlackBerry 10 Jam Conference. To enter, you submit ideas for additional sessions to be held during the 3rd day of the Jam. I’ve been thinking about ideas … Continue reading

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BlackBerry 10 Jam Conference sessions hint at BB10 UI, App Integration, App Embedding

The BlackBerry 10 Jam Conference is coming up at the beginning of May and a some of the sessions arenow listed online. The descriptions of the sessions reveal some exciting features that will be coming in theBlackBerry 10 operating system. … Continue reading

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CrackBerry Kevin: time to rename RIM to BlackBerry

Kevin from CrackBerry is saying now is the time for RIM to rename the company to BlackBerry. Looking at some of their recent acquisitions and careers sites, it seems they are moving in that direction. A few examples Gist Tungle … Continue reading

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Facebook integration missing in PlayBook OS 2.0 Preview

One of the great features of the PlayBook OS 2.0 update will be the social integration in the Contacts, Messages, and Calendar apps. So far RIM has shown off LinkedIn and Twitter integration, and only alluded to the availability of … Continue reading

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RIM earnings call today

After the market closes RIM will announce results from the quarter that just wrapped up, and will provide some guidance for the coming quarter. Already the outlook looks grim, with RIM warning of a huge write-down on the BlackBerry PlayBook … Continue reading

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Vizualize.me makes an infographic of your LinkedIn

Vizualize.me is a new web app that creates an infographic visualization of your LinkedIn profile’s data. I was skeptical at first, but after trying it with my own profile the benefit of this sort of visualization becomes obvious. On a … Continue reading

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#BB7FanNight – Great party, even better phones!

My post-#BB7FanNight blog post is a bit late, but better late than never. (pre-event blog post) The event was a great time and it was a perfect chance to play with RIM’s initial line up of BlackBerry 7 phones. As … Continue reading

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Enabling Copy and Paste in a WebWorks app for the BlackBerry PlayBook

When redoing my BlackBerry PlayBook app Temp Notes with web technologies and RIM’s WebWorks SDK, I was able to make the app much better, however a critical feature was missing: copy and paste. After frantically search the support forums and … Continue reading

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