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BlackBerry Bold 9900 / 9930 gets official, finally touch and type

May 2nd, 2011

After years of waiting from BlackBerry users, the ultimate BlackBerry has finally been made official. We broke the story on the next generation BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930, and we even spent some one-on-one time with it, but there is nothing like an official announcement, right? As far as specs, it’s everything we reported it would be …

CNN outs free Android app

April 20th, 2011

On Tuesday, CNN announced the availability of its mobile news application for the Android platform. The app provides quick access to CNN’s main news stories and features — complete with a picture-driven user interface — and closely resembles the news organization’s current iOS offering. Other features include free access to CNN Radio, breaking news notifications, …

AT&T to acquire T-Mobile from Deutsche Telekom for $39 billion

March 20th, 2011

AT&T, the nation’s second largest wireless provider, has just announced that it will acquire T-Mobile USA from parent company Deutsche Telekom in a cash and stock deal worth approximately $39 billion. With all of the talk of Sprint and T-Mobile joining up, the AT&T news comes out of the blue — though strategically it makes …

Sony Ericsson announces Xperia Pro

February 13th, 2011

Sony Ericsson has just taken the wraps off their Xperia Pro handset, and it’s a large one. The phone is a full QWERTY keyboard sliding device, and nicely joins the Xperia Neo and Xperia Play that have been announced. There’s an EXmor 8.1 megapixel camera sensor on the Xperia Pro, Sony’s mobile Bravia engine for …

BlackBerry 4G PlayBook with… 4G support coming to Sprint this summer

January 6th, 2011

RIM let us know that in addition to their BlackBerry PlayBook that pairs with your BlackBerry smartphone, they have a 4G version of the tablet lined up ready to go on Sprint’s 4G network. It is set to launch this summer on Sprint’s “blazingly fast” network, and will provide “a high performance platform that will enable a …

Google releases Android 3.0 Honeycomb video

January 5th, 2011

Google just dropped this bomb of a video on its Android YouTube page, and it is the first real look of the Android 3.0 operating system, known as Honeycomb. From the video we can see that Honeycomb is indeed only for tablets and not for smartphones due to the usage of the “Entire for Tablets” …

The next step for BGR!

October 31st, 2010

It has been four years since the launch of Boy Genius Report and I can easily say that I have enjoyed every single day while working on growing, expanding, and continuing to break the biggest stories in the mobile category. Today, Boy Genius Report is growing up. We are finally switching over to the