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    New Software Will Deliver Virtual BlackBerry Solution

    WATERLOO, ONTARIO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 23, 2007 -- Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM)(TSX: RIM) today announced plans to expand its support for Windows Mobile-based devices with a new software application suite that will enable devices from third-party manufacturers to benefit from the popular BlackBerry software applications and services(i). RIM plans to begin offering the new software application suite later this year for select devices based on Windows Mobile 6. Once installed, the software will provide users with a virtual BlackBerry application experience, including support for BlackBerry email, phone, calendar, address book, tasks, memos, browser, instant messaging and other applications developed for the BlackBerry platform. Devices running the BlackBerry application suite will be able to connect to BlackBerry services via BlackBerry Enterprise Server as well as BlackBerry Internet Service.

    04-23-07 12:13 AM