Items tagged with BlackBerry Bridge

AT&T users are now able to use the BlackBerry Bridge application to tether their BlackBerry smartphone with the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The BlackBerry Bridge app is available from the BlackBerry App World. With the BlackBerry Bridge application, you’ll see a mirror of the messages, contacts, calendar, memopad, tasks, and BlackBerry Messenger items that are available on your BlackBerry smartphone. The BlackBerry Bridge app also lets you use the Internet connection from a BlackBerry smartphone to browse the Internet on the PlayBook tablet. This is particularly useful when a Wi-Fi connection is unavailable. Keep in mind that you’ll have to pay an extra fee for this feature, however.... Read more...
BlackBerry's PlayBook has raised eyebrows and gotten attention from all corners since the company unveiled it early last fall. We've had a bit of hands-on with the unit and covered BlackBerry's attempts to improve the tablet's attractiveness by running Android aps (albeit imperfectly) on its QNX operating system. If a leaked PDF is accurate, the PlayBook is in a great deal of trouble. The system's hardware is fine, with storage options ranging from 16-64GB and 1 GB of memory, dual 1080P cameras, and a dual-core 1GHz CPU. It's the software—or more precisely, the lack thereof—that could sink the device. A Bridge Too Far The document references a secure Bluetooth connection (dubbed BlackBerry... Read more...