Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Video: First BlackBerry PlayBook Commercial Finally Hits The Air!

April 26th, 2011

Finally, we saw a BlackBerry PlayBook commercial hitting the air after it launched for a week. It seems that this 30-Second commercial is the first advertisement of the device, it does show us much of the BlackBerry PlayBook’s portability and power. It looks pretty good, and is worth of watching for anyone that wants to buy a PlayBook Tablet. Enjoy it!

7digital Music Store and the BlackBerry Podcasts App Demo on BlackBerry PlayBook

March 9th, 2011

RIM has posted up a great video to show us 2 specific BlackBerry Media Apps – 7digital Music Store and the BlackBerry Podcasts App that will come with the BlackBerry PlayBook. In the above video, BlackBerry PlayBook Product Manager Ryan Bidan provided us with some key features about each application:

7digital Music Store:

  • 7digital Music Store offers over 13 million songs, and tracks are available at prices starting as low as $0.79 with bitrates up to 320 kbps (DRM free).
  • 7digital Music Store content is stored in the cloud via a digital music locker for easy portability across devices and to help against accidental loss.
  • 7digital Music Store includes a recommendation engine that features content based upon recent browsing and purchase activity.

BlackBerry Podcasts App:

  • The BlackBerry Podcasts app for the BlackBerry PlayBook includes 19 content categories, ranging from sports to entertainment to business, including popular content such as the New Yorker and Ask A Ninja podcasts.
  • BlackBerry Podcasts allow users to preview an episode before downloading or subscribing to it, and it automatically downloads new podcasts for subscribed channels.

For more information, visit Inside BlackBerry.

Video: BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet for Business

March 2nd, 2011

RIM has posted a new BlackBerry PlayBook video to show us how BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet is designed with enterprise environments in mind and built for business professionals. From the video, it seems that the BlackBerry PlayBook is the most suitable tablet for business use. I am looking forward to the official release of PlayBook and want to see if it will work as this video claims!

"We’ll also Support Android Apps” Heard during a BlackBerry PlayBook Demo at MWC 2011

February 28th, 2011

We have heard of a lot of rumors that BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet would have the ability to run Android Apps, but none is officially confirmed by RIM. However, in this video, if you listen carefully (around the 0:14 second mark), you will hear the person saying “We’ll also supports Android Apps”. This is more or less authentic though it is also not confirmed. After all, it is a bold statement being made during Mobile World Congress without some sort of back-up information. What do you think?

Leaked Video for the New BlackBerry Storm 3 (Monaco)

February 21st, 2011

The new BlackBerry Storm 3 (Monaco) looks awesome in the leaked video. It’s said to be available on Verizon, however, the new BlackBerry Monaco has not been officially announced, maybe RIM is working on making the user experience much better. Here are the BlackBerry Storm 3 (Monaco) Specifications for the BlackBerry owners who may want to move to the new BlackBerry Monaco:

  • Dimensions: Sleek, thin profile – 11.5mm thick (120 x 62 x 11.5 mm)
  • Processor: Qualcomm 1.2GHz Processor
  • Radio:Dual band CDMA, EV-DO Rev A, RX Diversity ; Quad band EDGE / Single Band UMTS
  • Display: 3.7" – 800×480 resolution, 15:9 aspect ration, 253 DPI
  • Camera: 5 MP – Flash – Image Stabilization – HD Video Recording (720p)
  • Navigation: Capacitive touch + BlackBerry navigation keys + optical navigation module. One convenience key
  • Memory: 4GB storage + 768MB RAM + up to 32GB MicroSD
  • WiFi/GPS: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n + GPS + Bluetooth 2.1 EDR + Mobile HotSpot
  • Connectivity: Micro USB – Bluetooth – NFC
  • Sensors: Magnetometer – Accelerometer – Proximity
  • Software: Enhanced BlackBerry SW v.6.1, BlackBerry Evolution 6, Open GL ES 2.0, APIs for magnetometer and augmented reality apps

Video: New BlackBerry Messenger Commercial – the BBM Flirt!

February 16th, 2011

From above BlackBerry Messenger commercial posted by RIM, we can see that RIM has advertised BlackBerry Messenger a lot recently. Anyway, BlackBerry Messenger does rock, and I believe it is one of the most useful applications for people with a BlackBerry on hand. Enjoy the video – BBM Flirt!

For details about BlackBerry Messenger, just head over to

Vlingo Virtual Assistant App for BlackBerry Smartphones

January 24th, 2011

Vlingo for BlackBerry is a Voice App that can turn our words into action. Vlingo Virtual Assistant combines fast, accurate voice recognition technology with our Intent Engine so that we can quickly and easily get things done when we’re on the go. It is really an advanced and cool App for BlackBerry users. And now, it has been updated with full support for Spanish, French, German and Italian languages.

With Vlingo, we can do the following actions by voice:

  • Send a text or email message to other Vlingo for BlackBerry users
  • Search the web using Google or Yahoo!
  • Call a contact
  • Update our Facebook or Twitter status
  • Dictate text into any text box with Vlingo Everywhere including: BBM, AIM, Yahoo, Windows Live
  • Launch virtually any application: “open calendar”
  • Receive the incoming email and text messages aloud via SafeReader
  • Have the calendar reminders aloud via SafeReader

Form above video posted by Vlingo team, we can see the future of Vlingo. It would be great to use voice command on our BlackBerry to deal with more and more daily work!

Download the Free Version of Vlingo Virtual Assistant from BlackBerry App World

BlackBerry PlayBook Promo Videos from RIM

January 7th, 2011

Featuring a dual-core processor built for true multitasking, you can watch videos, send email and browse the Internet, without slowing down— on the new BlackBerry® PlayBook.™

From work to play and everything in between, you can take it all—everywhere you go—on the new, ultra- portable BlackBerry® PlayBook.™

Watch video, send email, browse he web and more— on the powerful tablet that really packs a punch. Only on the new BlackBerry® PlayBook.™

From above three videos, we can see that RIM are focusing on promoting the BlackBerry PlayBook’s powerful hardware. Unlike most ads, RIM made the PlayBook ads much more vivid and attractive, in which, the PlayBook looks really cool. Enjoy the videos!

BlackBerry Tablet OS SDK Video

January 5th, 2011

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RIM posted a BlackBerry Tablet OS SDK overview video for all developers to demonstrate the great features of the tablet OS SDK. This video can help developers have a good knowledge of using the BlackBerry Tablet OS SDK for Adobe AIR and the BlackBerry PlayBook Simulator to develop BlackBerry Tablet PlayBook Apps.

From the video, it seems that it is very easy to develop a PlayBook Apps. Let’s wait for the launch of PlayBook Apps together with the release of PlayBook!

RIM Posted New BlackBerry Playbook Video to Show Off Its Great Multimedia Capabilities

January 4th, 2011


RIM posted a new video to show off new BlackBerry Book’s multimedia, games and social networking capabilities. The video lasts for over 3 minutes, and has greatly demonstrated the PlayBook’s rich web video content using both HTML5 and Adobe Flash, and social networking with Facebook Chat, Facebook Flash games and viewing embedded content in your News Feed. It sounds much easily and smoothly to browse through the web with the BlackBerry Tablet PlayBook without any issue.

It sounds to be a really wonderful experience by using PlayBook, I cannot wait any more and just want the PlayBook right now!