Archive for May, 2007

North American launch of BIS 2.3 tomorrow?

May 11, 2007 | By | Add a Comment

First we thought it might have been just Rogers planning to launch BIS 2.3 tomorrow (May 12th) however we are hearing from several sources that in fact it could be a North American wide launch. I guess tomorrow will tell…. Click over to see the Rogers Wireless BIS 2.3 Q&A

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Rogers Wireless set to enable BIS 2.3 (Now in June…)

May 10, 2007 | By | 3 Comments

RIM’s latest version of their BlackBerry Internet Service 2.3 is getting ready to launch on Rogers Wireless on May 12th. The post which popped up on HowardForums earlier today. UPDATE – RIM HAS DELAYED THE RELEASE UNTIL EARLY JUNE. BIS 2.3 gives Rogers’ customers support for Rogers Yahoo! Mail, Yahoo! Mail, and Gmail email, Auto-forwarding […]

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Is Pearl 2.0 in the works?

May 9, 2007 | By | 1 Comment

Many blogs are reporting that Pearl 2.0 is in the works as the 9100 series and that we should see it come out sometime before years end. In a recent interview with RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie, BlackBerry Cool quoted him saying “I think you’re gonna see two or three big suprises from us by the […]

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Rogers Wireless has the Red Pearl?

May 9, 2007 | By | 11 Comments

Did we miss something? NO official announcement came out from either Rogers or RIM that we could find yet Rogers Wireless now is offering the Red Pearl. It’s the same price at $249 with 3 year contract. With all the news about the 8300 and 8830 over the past few weeks maybe RIM forgot to […]

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Skype for your BlackBerry is now here!

May 8, 2007 | By | 15 Comments

Shape Services, creator of IM+ a universal instant messaging program for your BlackBerry has introduced a Skype application today at WES (Wireless Enterprise Symposium). Skype allows you to chat or call your contacts worldwide using data instead of your carriers heavy long distance pricing. Long distance rates do apply when using Skype however they are […]

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RIM announces BlackBerry Mobile Voice System

May 7, 2007 | By | Add a Comment

Research in Motion (RIM) has announced a new function that would allow BlackBerry users to integrate their desk phone as an extension on their device. “With a new intuitive menu interface, BlackBerry smartphone users can place, receive and manage enterprise calls from their handset with ease. The user’s corporate identity (caller ID) is extended to […]

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RIM announces BlackBerry Plugin for Microsoft Visual Studio

May 7, 2007 | By | 2 Comments

RIM and Microsoft have partnered up to offer a plugin for Microsoft’s Visual Stuido software. This will enable developers work with .NET programming further more create better applications for BlackBerry handhelds. Click over for more details. Key benefits of the BlackBerry Plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio include: Familiar Development Experience – The plug-in integrates within […]

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BlackBerry Sync Gallery is now open!

May 6, 2007 | By | Add a Comment

Keep your eyes peeled on the BlackBerry Sync Gallery as it starts to fill up with more and more pictures of BlackBerry devices and even some non-BlackBerry smartphones. You can check out the gallery at As always we are adding new and exciting features to make your visit even better! Stay tuned for more […]

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BlackBerry Curve Skins

May 5, 2007 | By | 1 Comment

Boy Genius got his hands on skins for the new BlackBerry Curve. So far he is showing them off in both clear and blue however we imagine RIM will have more colours than that. The skins appear to fit well and don’t cover the camera/flash, screen or keyboard.

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Rogers Wireless and RIM bring BlackBerry Curve to Canada

May 5, 2007 | By | 1 Comment

With some help from friends we showed you it would be coming. Rogers Wireless has announced the launch of the all new BlackBerry 8300 “Curve”. Coming this June the BlackBerry Curve will move in place beside the Pearl and 8800 to offer the best in multimedia capabilities yet. While pricing hasn’t been announced you can […]

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BlackBerrry 8830 on Telus set to cost $499 w/ 3YR term

May 4, 2007 | By | 2 Comments

More confirmed news about Telus Mobility launching the BlackBerry 8830 has struck us. News about the BlackBerry seems to be everywheres around Telus except the public viewable sites. A promo site which was sent to us confirms the actual price on the device on a three contract ($499) which will match Rogers’ 8800 pricing. The […]

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BlackBerry Curve to launch on Rogers Wireless soon…

May 3, 2007 | By | 1 Comment

Looks like Canada’s Rogers Wireless is about to get their hands on the BlackBerry Curve real soon. Photos taken over at BlackBerryCool show Rogers branding already on the newly announced BlackBerry 8300 “Curve”. In case you haven’t read about the Curve yet its the Pearl’s bigger brother offering newly enhanced multimedia features and full QWERTY […]

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