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Blackberry OS

A quick look at Twitter for BlackBerry

February 11th, 2010

Look, we know it’s an early beta and we’re extremely greatful to RIM for letting us try out this app before the masses load it onto their devices, but we’re not exactly impressed with Twitter for BlackBerry. We were intially planning to go all out and review the hell out of this app because a …

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

October 24th, 2009

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.

BlackBerry OS 5.0 to have tabbed browsing

July 15th, 2009

You know us; we have nothing for love for RIM but it seems that its case of ADD is a lot worse than previously thought. For the better part of a week we’ve been playing around with a new beta build of OS 5.0 and noticed that it has a new feature that has yet …

BlackBerry Curve 8900 drops on AT&T this Friday

May 20th, 2009

It was only two weeks ago that AT&T announced it would be dropping the Curve 8900 sometime this Summer, and one week ago that we told you it would run for $199.99 on a two-year after a $100 MIR. Well now AT&T has finally come out with an official launch date for both online and …

BlackBerry Storm OS 4.7.0.141 fails Verizon Wireless testing

May 11th, 2009

Wondering what happened to the Storm OS .141 update we said should have dropped late last month? We had heard rumors of some problems with the OS but over the weekend we got word from a trusted ninja that the much anticipated OS .141 has failed Verizon Wireless’ testing. Oh. No. Too many glitches remain, …

Day two of WES 2009

May 7th, 2009

Day two of WES 2009 has come and gone and with its passing we have a few bits and pieces of BlackBerry news to report. While a lot of people were tired from a long night of eating free food and drinking free booze as will.i.am performed on stage, the symposium continued on Wednesday though …

Verizon to push out a new OS update for the Storm?

April 28th, 2009

We’re not too sure how much truth there is behind this one, but we just got a tip from a Verizon ninja who received an email memo regarding a much needed OS update for the BlackBerry Storm 9530. The memo mentions that OS 4.7.0.141 “is here” and that customers would be receiving alerts during the …

We've got the goods on BlackBerry OS 5.0

April 21st, 2009

With WES 2009 set to kick off two weeks from today, we thought now would be the perfect time to dish out some goods on OS 5.0 that we’ve been sitting on for a while. In short, this post covers a lot of the stuff that will be found in OS 5.0 that was not …

Free memory: The Achilles heel of BlackBerry App World

April 18th, 2009

Hip hip huzzah! BlackBerry App World has been with us for over three weeks and no doubt a lot of the World’s 25 million BlackBerry users have jumped on the wagon and taken it for a spin or two around the block. But after playing with it for a while, we’re quite sure that there …

Hands on: OS 5.0 on the Bold

April 10th, 2009

Way back in September we gave the world its first glimpse at the upcoming BlackBerry OS 5.0 running on a Curve 8310, but since that time RIM has continued to keep mum on the subject so we thought that we’d conduct a brief overview of BlackBerry OS 5.0 running on a Bold. So hit the …