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BlackBerry 6 comes to Bold 9700, Curve 3G on AT&T

April 29th, 2011

Today, AT&T released BlackBerry 6 to the Bold 9700 and Curve 3G handsets. The update brings both the Bold and Curve up to Research In Motion’s latest operating system — which sports an overhauled user interface and improved performance. Those interested in getting the latest and greatest code on their AT&T device can visit AT&T’s …

T-Mobile’s BlackBerry Bold 9700 finally gets OS 6

March 4th, 2011

While official word has yet to come from T-Mobile’s camp, we’ve heard from multiple sources that the carrier has finally released BlackBerry OS 6 for its BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone. The update isn’t yet live on the website, but 9700 owners who connect to BlackBerry Desktop on their PCs should be able to install the update. …

RIM CEO confirms NFC in BlackBerry phones this year

February 16th, 2011

Research In Motion Co-CEO Jim Balsillie on Wednesday confirmed that upcoming new BlackBerry smartphones will contain Near Field Communication chips in 2011. During a keynote shared with Nokia CEO Stephen Elop and NTT DoCoMo CEO Riuji Yamada at Mobile World Congress, Balsillie said “many, if not most” of his company’s smartphones released this year would include NFC …

RIM’s 2011 BlackBerry lineup

January 14th, 2011

We unveiled nearly all of RIM’s 2011 lineup over the past day or so, and we wanted to highlight the devices as well as give you a bit more background and personal thoughts on them — and of course, more photos. For starters, though, let’s talk about RIM’s NFC implementation and its real world use …

Sprint begins pushing BlackBerry 6 to Bold 9650, Curve 9330 owners

December 23rd, 2010

If you’re rocking the BlackBerry Bold 9650 or Curve 9330 and are on the Now Network, listen up. Sprint has begun pushing BlackBerry 6, with its new and improved UI, to owners of the aforementioned handsets. The update is being delivered over-the-air, but, as always, you can hit up BlackBerry’s site, download the new bits, …

BlackBerry Bold 9780 hits Wind Mobile’s inventory system

December 22nd, 2010

If you’re a Canadian BlackBerry enthusiast on Wind Mobile, we’ve got some good news for you. One of our ninjas from the north has just alerted us that the Bold 9780 has just populated Wind’s inventory system. Couple the above screen shot with rumors of extremely low BlackBerry 9700 stock levels — thanks in part …

Verizon advert touts prowess of BlackBerry 6 on Curve 9330, Bold 9650

December 8th, 2010

It’s no secret that BlackBerry 6 will be coming to the Bold 9650 and Curve 9330. RIM has publicly stated that the two devices are in line for the yet-to-be-release update and both sets are marketed as “BlackBerry 6 ready.” Exactly when the updates will start to roll-out is, however, still a mystery. Several unofficial …

BlackBerry Bold 9780 Pearl White hands-on

December 2nd, 2010

Our No. 1 UK ninja just hooked us up with an unbranded OEM BlackBerry Bold 9780 in Pearl White, and we wanted to give you guys a detailed look at it. For starters, the device is visually identical to the BlackBerry Bold 9700 in white. While the black Bold 9780 traded in the chrome bezel …

Motorola DROID Pro first impressions

November 15th, 2010

Verizon Wireless shot us over a Motorola DROID Pro handset this weekend and after spending some time with it, here are our first impressions of the little bugger. For starters, the device looks better in person than it does in the press / online photos. It is a little awkward at first, being a vertically-oriented …

BlackBerry OS 6 for BlackBerry Bold 9700 leaks

November 2nd, 2010

We normally don’t cover BlackBerry operating system leaks, but we figured we’d make an exception. Why? Well, since we showed the world BlackBerry 6 on our 9700, people have been begging, emailing, and stalking us for it. The OS that just leaked is newer than the one we have been running on our Bold, and …