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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. >>

Verizon cuts BlackBerry Storm pricing to $50

It seems like only yesterday that Verizon gave the general public a first taste of the BlackBerry Storm, RIM’s first and currently only touchscreen phone. If you’re a late adopter, we have awesome >>

Huge Ad on WSJ for Blackberry Storm

We’ve known for a while that it was coming, but nothing says it’s going to be here soon like, well, the words “Coming soon.” This ad has just appeared on the Wall Street >>

Vodafone Storm Free on All Tariffs Over £35

According to the Times Online, Vodafone will be giving away the BlackBerry Storm for free to all users who sign an 18-month contract. The catch? Your monthly tariff has to be £35. The >>

BlackBerry Thunder Available For Pre-order?

Expansys doesn’t seem to be in any rush to pull a seemingly large mistake from its UK and Irish sites, but we imagine they will soon enough. What exactly is the mistake you >>