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REVIEW: BlackBerry Torch 9800 smartphone

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Remember when the BlackBerry Storm was supposed to be RIM's answer to the iPhone? It didn't quite enjoy the kind of success that Jim Balsillie and crew would have wanted, but here we find ourselves again with another supposed iPhone killer in the form of the BlackBerry Torch 9800.

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Completing the RIM PlayBook spec sheet picture

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Most of the main specifications for the upcoming PlayBook tablet from RIM are already out there, but a few more details have been revealed to give you a more complete picture. For example, the storage capacity options will mirror that of the iPad, giving consumers the choice of a 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB model. There's no 3G connectivity in the PlayBook, as far as I know

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BlackBerry Playbook tablet by RIM unveiled, WiFi only in 2011

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RIM has today announced the BlackBerry Playbook tablet running on the newly revealed BlackBerry Tablet OS. The Adobe Flash touting PlayBook is doing everything Apple missed in their first round, but with millions of units already sold, Apple isn’t breaking a sweat yet. The PlayBook has dual HD cameras for the highest-quality video conferencing available from any handheld device.

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BlackBerry Storm 3 leaked

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I've never been a fan of the BlackBerry Storm. Some people say that the touchscreen got better with the Storm 2, but if I'm going to go the 'Berry route, I want to have that great QWERTY keyboard. That isn't stopping RIM from pushing it forward, though, as evidenced by this apparent spy shot.

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RIM has succomb: BlackBerry servers headed for Saudi Arabia

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The unveiling of the BlackBerry Torch with an abysmal display has really been overshadowed by Research in Motion's woes in the Middle East and other countries. As you may have heard, the BlackBerry ban on service is happening in a number of nations who have already banned, or are in the process banning the Canadian-made messenger device. In an effort to get back in, RIM is apparently installing new servers.

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BlackBerry Torch review finds abysmal display

The BlackBerry Torch 9800 Photo: Gizmodo

Gizmodo got their hands on one of the first BlackBerry Torch 9800 smartphones from RIM. Their verdict? The screen has such a low-res, it’s like going back to SD after watching HD for a year. It’s a 480x360 display and a “grisly sight,” the text is jaggy and ugly when compared to an Android or iPhone display.

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 makes a hot entry

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Waterloo's Research in Motion made its triumphant reveal of the new BlackBerry Torch 9800 smartphone this morning. Mere moments later, Canada's three biggest wireless providers and AT&T USA announced that they would be indeed picking up the hot new smartphone. The BlackBerry Torch 9800 is the first slider phone to come out of the RIM camp and it takes on a form factor similar to that of the Palm Pre.

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BlackBerry Protect launches, offers BES security to non-BES users

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One of the primary reasons why corporations tend to prefer Research in Motion's BlackBerry products is that they provide a higher level of security than other devices. The trouble is that the highest level can only be had with BES. This is no longer true. Even if you're not using the BlackBerry Enterprise Server and you're simply connecting through BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS), you can try your hand at the newly announced BlackBerry Protect.

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BlackBerry 6 official sneak peak video

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The launch of RIM BlackBerry 6-powered devices still remains unseen, some rumors and leaks have surfaced, but for the most part nothing official has been laid out for OS 6, until today. In an official YouTube plug by the company, a clip shows off what RIM plans to deliver in BlackBerry OS 6; social networking feed integration via the Social Feeds App, fluid visual interface, universal search, and the much anticipated WebKit-based BlackBerry browser stemming from their Torch Mobile acquisition last year.

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More details leaked on RIM touch-based slider hybrid

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Research in Motion is rumored to be working on a touch screen phone hybrid that also includes a slider style keyboard, according to sources cited by the Wall Street Journal and our previous reports dubbing the device the BlackBerry Storm 3. Those familiar with the new hardware claim it is not unlike Apple’s iPhone and boasts many similar technical feats, possibly similar to RIM's patents from 2008.

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