RIM Makes BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 Available for PCs
Research In Motion has made the Windows version of BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 available for download. RIM had originally offered it in beta form in July. Its release for Windows PCs precedes the launch of the BlackBerry 9800 Torch, which runs BlackBerry 6. The new version of the desktop client makes syncing media content between PCs and BlackBerry 6 handsets easier and more user friendly, and allows syncing via Wi-Fi. It initially supports the 9800 Torch and 9300 Curve.
PayPal Reaches BlackBerry 10 Devices
PayPal has made a version of its mobile application available in the BlackBerry World app store for devices running BlackBerry OS 10.x. With this new app, PayPal is available to Android, BlackBerry, Fire OS, iOS, and Windows smartphones.
BlackBerry Overhauls Productivity Tab for Android
BlackBerry today pushed out a brand new version of the Productivity Tab application for Android handsets, including the Priv, DTEK50, and DTEK60. BlackBerry says the Productivity Tab is now cleaner and more user friendly thanks to the addition of features such as Quick Triage for items in the Hub.
BlackBerry Pushing 10.3.1 System Update to Most Phones
BlackBerry today said BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 is available for device owners to download. The latest version of BlackBerry's operating system includes the Amazon Appstore for Android apps and brings back keyboard shortcuts to devices with physical keyboards.
Windows 10 for PCs Lands July 29; No Word On Mobile
Microsoft today announced that Windows 10 will be available as a free download to PCs and tablets on July 29. Most hardware running Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 should be able to upgrade to the new operating system.
New Blackberry Desktop Manager & Phone OS has Problems
I am not confident that if I had to restore the phone OS or data that it would take, and am holding off on updating to the v. 126.96.36.1992 OS. RIM is supposed to fu with me tomorrow with their solution. Tech support also said they're having issues still with the new phone OS.