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Blackberry teams up with Google

PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2006 11:19 pm
by w0qj
Re: Blackberry teams up with Google

Relevant to X1 is that Blackberry will use Google for Local Search.

http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1895,1910238,00.asp

BlackBerry Gets Google Talk and Google Local
By Reuters
January 12, 2006

AMSTERDAM (Reuters)—Blackberry mobile email devices will be equipped for instant messaging, local search and maps from Google, Google and Blackberry producer Research In Motion said on Thursday.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2006 6:56 am
by pgk
I'm assuming the 'local search' means 'on a map', not on the local hard drive - but perhaps that's what you meant. -pgk

PostPosted: Fri Jan 13, 2006 8:59 am
by w0qj
Yes, pgk--you are right.

However, I believe Google would definitely be interested in developing a GDS version for BlackBerry...

Perhaps X1 should consider this too...

X1 and Mobile

PostPosted: Tue Jan 31, 2006 8:13 pm
by Jerald Metz
Hey guys,

Sorry for posting this so late. We have two different vendors offering a mobile solution using X1 technology; Webmessenger and SoonR.

Here are some direct links to these vendors if you would like to learn more about their offerings:

Webmessenger:
http://www.webmessenger.com/products/desktopsearch.htm

Soonr:
http://www.soonr.com/web/front/press_re ... srelease=1

Thanks!

PostPosted: Sat Jul 08, 2006 8:07 am
by w0qj
PC Magazine had a good review of BlackBerry devices, but did not mention those search solutions using X1 technology...

www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,1985454,00.asp

Perhaps some PR spin doctor is needed...