BlackBerry maker RIM has announced it's giving away a stack of apps and games to its users over the next few months, as a combined apology and peace-offering to those who suffered during last week's "BlackBerry Jam" network failures.
That BlackBerry outage that disconnected millions of people from their digital worlds? RIM held a call today to reiterate how very sorry they are. And to reassure its valued customers that it has absolutely no clue why BlackBerry imploded. Nice.
BlackBerry users will soon get their email fix again as RIM is finally restoring its BlackBerry services worldwide.
There's no such thing as a good time for RIM to leave half its customers without messaging or internet. But the problem's been getting worse, not better—on the day that Apple makes its strongest case for total dominance.
BlackBerry maker RIM has released a statement on the ongoing BlackBerry Messenger service failures, saying that pretty much everything broke at once. And there's now a big backlog of sexts to process.
BlackBerry's BIS email servers have apparently shit the bed, big time: users across the country (and in Canada too!) are reporting that while internet services in general work, email has been out all morning. Berry havers: what say you? [CrackBerry]
Blackberry outages send certain kinds of people into blind, feverish panics, like their arms were cut off, immolated and shoved down a garbage disposal. So that's why RIM is updating their database in the wee hours of the morning over the weekend—tonight from 2-6AM EST, or more precisely, 6-10AM GMT. Expect no email,…