A Short-Term BlackBerry Storm2 Exclusive for Vodafone

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It’s no secret that I wasn’t exactly the biggest of fans of the first BlackBerry Storm. It was a valiant effort on the part of Research in Motion, but it was still far from polished and it had its fair share of problems. Will the BlackBerry Storm2 address these concerns? Well, Vodafone’s about to find […]

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Coming This Friday

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For the most part, Apple products can play friendly in a Windows environment, since you can launch iTunes in your Vista computer and load up that iPhone or iPod as necessary. The reverse hasn’t exactly been true for BlackBerry devices up until now, but that’s finally changing this Friday. The good people in Waterloo have […]

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BlackBerry Tour Lands at Sprint Sans Camera

We all seem to know that smartphones have become virtual Swiss army knives for us, packing more and more functionality into those pocket-sized handsets. Sometimes, however, you don’t want all of those features. For times like those, you can turn to the people at Sprint, who have just ripped the camera out of the new […]

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Video Walkthrough of BlackBerry 9700 Bold (Onyx)

The original BlackBerry Bold 9000 represented the pinnacle of what Research in Motion could do with the BlackBerry platform. It was the most powerful handset of the bunch and it also happened to be one of the bulkier options. Sure, we got a touchscreen with the BlackBerry Storm, but the Bold is still arguably the […]

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T-Mobile Finally Gets 3G BlackBerry with Bold 9700 Onyx

Have you been hanging out with Catherine Zeta-Jones, sticking around with T-Mobile because you figured that they’d get a 3G BlackBerry sooner rather than later? Well, your wait is finally coming to an end. T-Mobile will be picking up the BlackBerry Bold 9700, a phone that you may have once known or seen as the […]

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Latest BlackBerry OS Introduces Highly Anticipated Features

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Given the relative popularity of BlackBerry devices from Research in Motion and how well the devices work for keeping people connected to the office (and to friends), you would think that these features would have been introduced a long time ago. There are some advanced features there already, but this latest BlackBerry OS update brings […]

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Webkit-Based Browser Coming to BlackBerry via Torch Mobile

And Research in Motion is once again expanding its empire in the realm of corporate communications. The deal has not yet been confirmed by the newsroom in Waterloo, but the other party is more than happy to make the official announcement on its site. RIM, makers of the popular BlackBerry line of smartphones, has purchased […]

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BlackBerry Getting Support for Silverlight and Full Flash

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Part of the reason that we are forced to use dedicated YouTube applications on many smartphones is that the embedded browsers cannot handle Flash content. Research in Motion recognizes this frustration, so it’s working on a fully integrated solution. More specifically, the boys at RIM are planning an updated version of the BlackBerry Browser that […]

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Surf the BlackBerry App World on Your Computer

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With the iPhone’s App Store, you have the opportunity to browse through the catalog either on your phone or on your computer through iTunes. Up until now, the only way that you could look at the available apps for the BlackBerry was on your BlackBerry. Not anymore! It may have taken Research in Motion a […]

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Nokia Teams Up with Microsoft to Topple BlackBerry

And the smartphone battlefield just took on a major facelift. It’s undeniable that the BlackBerry series from Research in Motion is the preferred business device for corporate customers, but a new alliance could topple that domination. Microsoft and Nokia are buddying up. This isn’t quite as epic as a true merger, but Microsoft and Nokia […]

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Capacitive-Resistive Hybrid Touchscreen Patented by RIM

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Touchscreens, if you’ll pardon the bad pun, are a very touchy subject. On the one hand, people love the capacitive screen of devices like the Apple iPhone. That’s because they offer a smooth multi-touch finger-friendly experience. On the other hand, there is still value in the resistive touchscreen, because they’re less expensive and can handle […]

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More Sub-$99 Smartphones from Verizon Point to New Hotness

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While there are some signs that the economy might be turning itself around, many people are still struggling with the current financial situation. Verizon is apparently offering some recession relief by dropping the price on “almost all existing smartphones” to under $99. That sounds like a deal to me. If you’re looking to save a […]

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