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BlackBerry Bold coming soon in white?

August 15th, 2009

At least it’s not pink… We received an email from a professor at York University (in Canada) where we’re told TELUS and now WIND utilize their advanced wireless testing facilities. Since they do so much testing, it stands to reason RIM would be pretty interested in sending them devices to test, right? Well, it seems …

BlackBerry App World 1.1.0.11 now available

July 31st, 2009

So close and yet so far… RIM has turned BlackBerry App World version 1.1.0.11 loose on BlackBerry faithful and with it comes a few notable improvements — but none quite as notable as its shortcomings. Rumors had been tossed around earlier this week suggesting App World 1.1.1.0.11 would allow users to download apps and install …

RIM and Apple hold 3% of the wireless market, 35% of profits

July 20th, 2009

Deutsche Bank analyst Brian Modoff fed some figures to the Wall Street Journal this morning and to say they speak volumes for the effectiveness of both RIM and Apple’s strategies is a gross understatement. Two companies, 3 percent of the global cell phone market, 35 percent of the operating profits. Sheesh. It’s no mystery that …

BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 leaks, fanatics everywhere hyperventilate

July 17th, 2009

If there is one thing hardcore BlackBerry users live and die by it’s definitely BlackBerry Messenger, or BBM. We gave you guys a preview of the upcoming version of BBM a little over a month ago and our inbox has been blowing up ever since. Fortunately for everyone now, BBM 5.0 has been leaked and …

Verizon BlackBerry Tour Unboxing

July 1st, 2009

Well boys and girls (and especially CDMA BlackBerry-lovers), your much-awaited BlackBerry Tour launch date is getting closer and closer. To try and make it easier on you, we’ve got our hands on a retail Verizon BlackBerry Tour and put together a quick unboxing for you. Part 2 of our popular BlackBerry Tour review will be …

What happened to Research In Motion and where are they going?

June 30th, 2009

I want to start this off by saying I have nothing but love for RIM the company. Probably my favorite tech corporation in the world, they’ve created an incredibly unique product that practically replaces the need for drugs for most people. What’s even more fascinating, however, is how RIM (to the pleasant surprise of a …

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 …

AT&T launches FamilyMap service, lets you spy on anyone, anywhere

April 14th, 2009

So check this: AT&T just launched a service called FamilyMap. It basically let’s you locate any number on your AT&T account for a monthly fee. Here’s the thing though… besides the first notification text message alerting that subscriber they are being tracked, everything else is completely silent. For instance, we signed up and were able …

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 …