If you’d like to take the initiative into your own hands, make sure to get the nod of approval from your IT department, and skip to Step 3 below. For those of you who have already downloaded and installed the latest version, checking if there’s a device software update available is as easy as pie.Step 2 – Updating: You should now see the “Update Summary” screen.
On January 19, 2009, RIM began accepting submissions of applications from developers.
On April 1, 2009, at CTIA's trade show, RIM announced that App World had gone live.
On August 19, 2010, Black Berry App World 2.0 was released.
In 2003, RIM launched the Mobile Data Service to enable customers to access Java-based third-party enterprise applications using the secure real-time push-based Black Berry infrastructure.
Later on October 21, 2008, RIM announced at the Black Berry Developer Conference that the company would open an application store for their devices.