Archive for April, 2008

BlackBerry Kickstart: A flip phone BlackBerry??

April 30, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Wow so we figured it would come some day but BGR got details on the BlackBerry Kickstart. It's a clamshell flip phone featuring a Suretype QWERTY keyboard, trackball navigation and a camera (hopefully at least a 2.0 megapixel). Other than that no one knows too much about it except it looks big!. Check out the […]

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RIM’s looking to hire an iPhone developer?

April 30, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

Apparently RIM has an internal posting for a developer with knowledge of Apple's iPhone. We aren't too sure what this means yet. Either RIM is looking to hire a developer to develop a touchscreen BlackBerry to take on the iPhone or they might bring BlackBerry Connect to the iPhone… We aren't too sure yet but […]

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iPhone’s coming to Canada… Where’s BlackBerry AK?

April 29, 2008 | By | 3 Comments

Rogers made an announcement this morning during their Earnings Report that they have finally reached a deal with Apple to bring the iPhone to Canada later this year.  The NY Times published a article a few days ago regarding RIM taking on Apple. According to the times they claim RIM is working on a iPhone […]

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Unlocked BlackBerry 9000 appears then disappears on eBay

April 29, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Looks like RIM might have jumped on this one fast. EBay had an unlocked BlackBerry 9000 listed on their site sporting a new OS 4.6. The eBay ad looks like its been pulled, but Engadget managed to download all the pictures just before. So as we said this puppy is sporting OS 4.6 and packing […]

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All the BlackBerry 9000 rumors get washed up

April 28, 2008 | By | 8 Comments

The Boy Genius has gone on record to clean up all those BlackBerry 9000 rumors. The Financial Post wrote an article claiming that a RIM spokesperson confirmed the upcoming 9000 device will not have any battery issues. According to the post the spokesperson said the 9000's reviewed were prototypes and that the "power management is […]

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Mexican official fired after stealing White House BlackBerry’s

April 25, 2008 | By | 5 Comments

A mexican press official has been fired after he stole six or so BlackBerry devices from a meeting in New Orleans. The BlackBerry devices belonged to officials who were meeting with President Bush. Apparently in high level meeting such as this is a common practice for members to leave all devices on a table. Secret […]

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AT&T jumps on BlackBerry Pearl 8110

April 24, 2008 | By | 8 Comments

AT&T has finally launched the long awaited GPS enabled BlackBerry Pearl 8110. Similar to Verizon and Sprint's 8130, the BlackBerry 8110 features a integrated GPS, 2.0 megapixel camera with flash, external microSD memory card slot and 3.5mm headphone jack.  AT&T's new Pearl 8110 is available in titanium or red for only $149.99 with two year […]

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Microsoft’s Tellme brings BlackBerry LBS

April 24, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

Microsoft's fairly new little $800 million dollar toy, TellMe has just launched their service for BlackBerry. Tellme is expected to take on Google and Yahoo all in one by offering Location Based Services via GPS or cell phone triangulation.  Tellme allows you to speak what your looking for. For example simply say "Coffee" and it […]

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RIM moves up 390% (51st place) on Top 100 brands

April 22, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

  Some good news to hear this year. has just completed their Top 100 brands list and guess what? BlackBerry creator, Research In Motion (RIM) has landed themseleves number 51. This brings RIM up 390% on the list. Also according to this report RIM's worth a whopping 1.3 Billion dollars! [Source] 

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bbSync Birthday Bash: OtterBox case winners!!

April 21, 2008 | By | 6 Comments

It's finally time to announce the winners of Birthday Bash. We had three Otterbox cases to give away of their choice! Here's the three winners: Pozi won a OtterBox Curve Defender case ($49.95 value) Pozi won a Otterbox case for recommending the Weather Eye application for BlackBerry.  Chad won a OtterBox Pearl 2 Defender case […]

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Alltel’s Curve launches May 1st

April 21, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Looks like Alltel is finally going to join the game and launch the Curve 8330. Alltel announced this morning that they will launch the BlackBerry Curve 8330 in all stores starting May 1, 2008. Alltel's Curve will go for $229.99 after $100 mail-in rebate with contract. For details head over to or visit your […]

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Sprint’s Curve 8330 still on track for this month…

April 20, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Sprint has confirmed that their BlackBerry Curve 8330, in dark grey will be available sometime this month (not May or June as previously reported). Engadget took a look into it and confirmed it with Sprint. 

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