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Visual Voicemail coming to BlackBerry Bolds?

January 13th, 2009

One our tipsters sent us in these screenshots from his Bold, and what do you know, there’s a Visual Voicemail icon on his homescreen. He told us it errors out when he tries to launch it, but has anyone else seen this? The OS he is running is 4.6.0.219 and his carrier is AT&T. Additionally, …

Sprint to release the BlackBerry Niagara this quarter?

January 3rd, 2009

We know how hard it must be for Sprint BlackBerry users considering that Sprint missed out on recent handsets like the Storm and Bold. Sprint hasn’t even issued OS 4.5 yet but as the saying goes, “good things come to those who wait.” If you believe this latest rumor, a very good thing is on …

Orange mulls pulling the BlackBerry Bold (again)

January 2nd, 2009

According to a report issued this morning, European carrier Orange is considering dropping the Bold from its lineup after being unable to solve “ongoing technical issues.” Orange employees familiar with the matter have said the Bold has the highest rate of return in its category, something which is not sitting well with the higher-ups due …

RIM’s Q3 results beat expectations

December 20th, 2008

Just after the North American markets closed this Thursday, RIM announced its Q3 earnings. While many analysts believed that RIM would have a hard time meeting its adjusted earnings forcast, RIM actually exceeded them, but just barely. In this day and age, exceeding a forecast is nothing short of a coup, even if by a …

Never give a dog a bone… One Bold dog…

December 4th, 2008

At least that’s what we’re all saying after seeing the atrocity that was committed on the BlackBerry Bold above. It’s BGR Radio‘s DJ Clue’s Bold, and quickly after his Teacup Yorkie Beggin’ Stripped that thing, he shot us over some pictures. This doesn’t even really compare to what happened to our Bold a few months …

E*trade Mobile Pro now available for BlackBerry Bold, for real this time

November 26th, 2008

While not everyone has the stomach to jump back into the market quite yet, those who still enjoy dabbling from time to time will be happy to learn that E*trade has finally made the official announcement we’ve been waiting for. Its mobile banking and trading application, E*trade Mobile Pro, is finally ready to roll on …

Rogers and Fido BlackBerry Update, Pink Bold, Curve 8900 coming soon

November 26th, 2008

If you live in Canada and you’re thinking of asking for a BlackBerry during Christmas/Hanukkah/Kwanza/the coming of Zombie Jesus/whatever, you might wanna think twice. Word has reached us by way of our infamous ninjas, and there are some goodies about to be available in Canada. First we should talk about Rogers. Long has it been …

BlackBerry Bold: BGR edition, presented by Colorware

November 24th, 2008

You know the drill by now… Colorware isn’t an afterthought after you buy your brand spankin’ new device, it’s a pre-thought. Meaning, you’re hoping Colorware is all setup to customize whatever device you fancy even before you’ve actually gotten a hold of it. They were nice enough to hook up DJ Clue and myself, and …

Dell 2-day “Holiday Savings Fair” for employees starts today

November 18th, 2008

Dell might be pinching pennies this season in an effort to avoid layoffs but that doesn’t mean the Texas-based PC giant can’t do a little something special for its employees, right? Dell is currently running a 2-day event for employees dubbed the “Holiday Savings Fair”, packed full of deals and chances to win a variety …