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North America BlackBerry Users Face Outages

If you are a BlackBerry user, chances are, you are facing some difficulties with your phone.  A three-day disruption of BlackBerry services spread through North America today, frustrating millions of users of the Research In Motion smartphones and putting more pressure on the company for sweeping changes.  Customers are experiencing delays in messages, failed calls, and overall services running sluggishly. RIM advised clients of an outage in the Americas and said it was working to restore…

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BlackBerry’s PlayBook Now Works For the U.S. Government…Kind Of

BlackBerry’s tablet, the PlayBook has been officially christened by the U.S. Government as their go-to tablet for its federal employees.  What separates the PlayBook from other tablets is that the government has allowed BlackBerry to be  FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standard) certified.  In short, the PlayBook is now certified to send and receive secure information between federal government employees during their daily meetings. A release by BlackBerry after gaining Knighthood from the U.S. Government: “RIM…

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Introducing The Playbook

Image courtesy of RIM.com Research In Motion (RIM) the company best known as the developer of the BlackBerry cellular phones, recently announced their newest product: The PlayBook. Attempting to tackle the iPad in tablet sales, the PlayBook will use an operating system called BlackBerry Tablet OS. This system will offer full world wide web surfing and other features used with BlackBerry phones such as Push technology, and BBMTM. While the screen size…

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Bring On The Winter Commute

Abt’s Mobile Installation team delivered a rolling symphony of sound to the Abt sales floor this past weekend.  A 2010 Mercedes C300 has been outfitted with Focal speakers, amplifiers, and subwoofers.  The most impressive part of the installation is zero modification to the factory interior of the vehicle.  While keeping all of the factory controls in the dashboard and cutting no holes in the panels, the audio has gone from plain and…

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