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AT&T mystery retail displays contain BlackBerry Torch 9800

August 3rd, 2010

Just a quick follow up to a post we wrote up last night. The mysterious cylindrical displays that were showing up at select AT&T stores across the country were in fact for the newly minted BlackBerry Torch 9800. There isn’t much else to report, but we thought we should close the loop. Anyone have a …

BlackBerry Torch 9800 hands on

August 3rd, 2010

We wrapped up the RIM and AT&T event with some hands on time with the just-announced though hardly-a-secret BlackBerry Torch 9800. Here are some first impressions: The hardware (casing, build quality, feel) is typical RIM — it’s great. Very solid, actually a bit heavy, but a very good feel. The sliding mechanism is top notch. …

Live from RIM and AT&T's BlackBerry Torch 9800 event!

August 3rd, 2010

If you’re a die-hard BlackBerry lover, there is no place in the world you’d rather be right now than New York City. We’re in the Big Apple for the RIM/AT&T BlackBerry Torch 9800 announcement event, and we’ll be reporting live as soon as the festivities get underway. Check back in a little bit (probably around …

AT&T BlackBerry Torch 9800 site goes live a little early

August 3rd, 2010

Need we say more? The BlackBerry Torch 9800 site is officially live on AT&T’s webpage minutes before the 11:00 AM ET scheduled press conference kicks off. UPDATE: Here are some of the spec’s listed: 3.2 inch 480 x 360 screen, Bluetooth 2.1, Wi-Fi b/g/n, BlackBerry OS 6, 512 MB RAM, 512 MB Flash + 4 GB …

BlackBerry 9800 slider to be named Torch?

June 15th, 2010

Crackberry has several sources who claim that the BlackBerry 9800 will launch with a new moniker; the Torch. It was originally thought that the full-QWERTY, slider phone would join the 9000, 9650, and 9700 in the Bold family (for us, putting it in the Storm line would have made more sense). The rumor is further substantiated by the …

BlackBerry 6 stars in a 17 minute walkthrough

June 4th, 2010

We know a lot of you are dying to try out BlackBerry 6, but until RIM releases it sometime in the “next calendar quarter“, we think this 16 minute and 45 second walkthrough of the OS running on a 9800 slider will tide you over. Unfortunately the narration isn’t in English, but if you can …

Sexy new BlackBerry 9800 slider pics emerge

June 4th, 2010

We’ve seen it in pictures, we’ve seen it in videos, and we even know when it’s coming, but just like you we simply cannot get enough of the BlackBerry 9800 slider. And for all of you dyed in the wool BlackBerry fans that are starting to go nuts with all of the talk of the …