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WIND’s smartphone lineup allegedly leaked

October 14th, 2009

The upcoming Canadian wireless entrant WIND has been pretty secretive about its plans other than the fact it wants to shake things up, but thanks to a tipster within the company, we might have just found out the handsets it will be launching its 3G network with. The first is the BlackBerry Bold 9700, the …

Confirmed: AT&T launching white BlackBerry Bold on Oct. 18th

October 13th, 2009

Want a BlackBerry Bold? Is black just too dark and gloomy for you? Looks like your in luck. AT&T announced today, via Facebook of all places, that it will be releasing the BlackBerry Bold, white leather and all, on October 18th. No surprise to us of course, but what do you think? Is RIM becoming …

Bell to get the BlackBerry Bold 9000 in black, Rogers in white

October 11th, 2009

Even though we here at BGR think that the BlackBerry Bold 9000 is so Summer/Fall 2008 (and even that’s one hell of a stretch considering it was announced that May), it seems that RIM and its partner carriers don’t. Best Buy Canada’s internal inventory system shows that both Bell and Rogers still have plans for …

T-Mobile sending out BlackBerry 9700 event invites

October 10th, 2009

It seems as if those lovely now almost yearly launch parties are going to start happening pretty soon. T-Mobile has started sending out various invites to corporate customers (we’ve been sent two completely different-looking invites from two different connects) all describing a mythical new BlackBerry with Wi-Fi-enabled calling. Whatever could it be? The events we’re …

TELUS’ initial HSPA offering to be smartphone rich

October 9th, 2009

With employee HSPA training well under way, one of our TELUS connects hit us up late last night to let us know just what smartphone hungry Canadians can expect once its HSPA network overlay goes live next month. Apart from the obvious ones — iPhone 3G and 3GS — TELUS will be dishing out the BlackBerry …

T-Mobile BlackBerry 9700 launching November 11th?

October 8th, 2009

Look, we’ll be completely upfront like we always are: this is not confirmed. Since that’s out of the way, one of our new connects (whom we have reason to trust) has informed us that T-Mobile USA is gearing up to launch the BlackBerry 9700 on November 11th. Engadget’s announcement dates make sense, as does this …

White BlackBerry Bold 9000 dropping on October 18th

October 8th, 2009

We know that some of you might get tired of hearing us say it, but damn our connects are good. Yesterday at CTIA, RIM reps showcased the BlackBerry Bold in Diddy White. According to Giz, the folks that snapped these pics, the white Bold will make its AT&T debut on October 18th with a 2-year …

BlackBerry 8530, BlackBerry 9700 show up in Bell’s systems

October 2nd, 2009

Love your Bell service in Canada? Don’t really want to spring for a brand new BlackBerry Tour? Well, it seems as if Bell is gearing up to launch the BlackBerry 8530 pretty soon. Full retail price is showing up at $499 without a service agreement, but don’t let that scare you off too much — …