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Boxing Day comes early to Rogers

If you’re Canadian and love the thrill of the hunt Boxing Day provides, hate waiting in long lineups on a frosty winter’s eve, are looking for a new smartphone, and aren’t too sure >>

BlackBerry OS 5.0 to be released for existing devices starting this week?

While the launch of the BlackBerry Storm2 on Verizon is widely expected to take place on October 28th and the Bold 9700 is so close we can almost taste it, owners of current generation BlackBerry smartphones -- the Pearl Flip 8220/8230, Curve 8330/8350i/8900, Bold 9000, Storm 9500/9530 and Tour 9630 -- should be pleased to note that RIM is all set for the launch OS 5.0. Specific dates aren't easily pinned down as it more or less depends on the device one has and the carrier one is with, but thanks to our connects we know, for example, that Verizon will be dropping for the OS 5.0 for the Storm 9530 tomorrow evening with a fall back date set for Monday. >>

Rogers 8220 Pearl Flip to ship on October 29th

Canadian SureType fans won’t have to wait much longer to get their hands on the BlackBerry 8220 Pearl Flip. Word came down today from the very top of Rogers that the device is >>

Where is RIM’s MySpace application?

Not bashing them… just wondering, really. Didn’t they announce the MySpace application release would coincide with the release of the T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220? Anyone care? Read >>

8220 Pearl Available from Italy’s TIM

Break out the champagne because the BlackBerry 8220 Pearl Flip has officially gone on sale in Italy. The first clamshell device from Waterloo is being sold for relatively competitive price of 269 &euro >>

T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 gets priced

Contrary to the rumored ultra-cheap pricing that many were expecting, a reported leak may reveal the upcoming BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 is priced a bit higher. A tmonews forum member claiming to be >>