Archive for April, 2008

Jott brings speech to email for BlackBerry (Beta)

April 7, 2008 | By | 4 Comments

Jott has just introduced their new software for BlackBerry, allowing you to respond to messages by speaking instead of typing. For now the new Jott for BlackBerry is in Beta and is a free service until the they finalize it. To get the software simply go to and register then point your device browser […]

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Nextel to gain Wi-Fi iDen BlackBerry this year?

April 4, 2008 | By | 5 Comments

Apparently Sprint-Nextel’s CEO Dan Hesse announced at CTIA 2008 that Nextel will gain a Wi-Fi iDen BlackBerry. This new BlackBerry will replace Nextel’s old school BlackBerry 7100i. Unfortunately thats all we know but hopefully RIM pulls something tough out. [Source]

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Run down of BlackBerry Curve 8330 features

April 3, 2008 | By | 8 Comments

Ok so I’m very excited about the BlackBerry Curve 8330 launching. Here’s a complete run down of all the features: Dual-band 800/1900 Mhz Ev-DO high-speed data 2.0 megapixel camera with flash Video recorder 96MB of internal memory External microSD memory card slot Stereo Bluetooth Speakerphone 3.5mm headphones jack Small compact size 107mm (Length) 60mm (Width) […]

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Opera Mini 4.1 beta now available!

April 3, 2008 | By | 7 Comments

Opera has just announced the release of their Opera Mini 4.1 beta for BlackBerry. It’s sporting some new features such as text searching, predictive text for addresses commonly used, downloading and uploading files and save it for later (offline viewing). Head over to to download.

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Guitar Hero for BlackBerry caught in action!

April 3, 2008 | By | 3 Comments

[kml_flashembed movie=”” width=”425″ height=”350″ wmode=”transparent” /] Kevin from CrackBerry has been working around the CTIA 2008 floors. He managed to get a sneak peak at Guitar Hero Mobile for BlackBerry. It’s running on a BlackBerry Pearl. Check out the video it looks pretty sweet. You can find all the details of Guitar Hero launching here.

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Facebook downloads over 1,000,000!

April 2, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

Facebook has become the most addictive activity in the past year or so. Having it on your BlackBerry was probably the worst mistake possible. Everyone seems to love it though, RIM has just announced that Facebook downloads have well passed 1,000,000 downloads! In case you don’t have it downloaded head over to on your […]

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Telus showing Windows Live on their site…

April 2, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Weird why does Telus’ website show a picture of the BlackBerry Curve 8330 with Windows Live Hotmail on the screen? Isn’t Windows Live a Bell exclusive? and I don’t believe you can setup your Hotmail for free (working 100% that is)… That’s just odd. Maybe Telus has something up their sleeves?

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Sprint also launches BlackBerry Curve 8330

April 1, 2008 | By | 3 Comments

Sprint has also announced the upcoming launch of the BlackBerry Curve 8330 smartphone. Starting later this month Sprint customers will be also be pickup the Curve 8330 for $179.99 with two year contract, after rebates (take that Verizon and your $270). Sprint will be launching their Curve in a dark grey color. Click on over […]

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BlackBerry Curve 8330 “Coming Soon” to Telus

April 1, 2008 | By | 4 Comments

Telus Mobility has finally announced the BlackBerry Curve 8330 as “Coming Soon”. Not only that but earlier today Toronto’s Metro News paper had an ad in it showing off the Curve for $249.99 with three year contract. According to rumors posted online the Curve will be priced at $549.99 (no contract) and $249.99 on three […]

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XM and QuickPlay bring XM Radio Mobile for BlackBerry

April 1, 2008 | By | 11 Comments

RIM has teamed up with XM and QuickPlay to offer XM Radio for BlackBerry. You can choose from 20 channels of commercial free music for only $7.99 USD a month. You can get a free 24 hour subscription by visiting Unfortunantly at this time it only works for residents in the United States and […]

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Guitar Hero III hits BlackBerry

April 1, 2008 | By | 2 Comments

Today at CTIA 2008: Hands-On Mobile and Activision announced the release of Guitar Hero Mobile for BlackBerry. Apparently the game will be available with all the four national carriers in the United States very soon. The game starts off with 15 songs and is a one time purchase. You can download the game from

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T-Mobile announces Pearl 8120 in stores April 14th

April 1, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

Right on cue, T-Mobile has announced the launch of the BlackBerry Pearl 8120. The 8120 is the Wi-Fi packing Pearl to work along side with T-Mobile’s Hotspot@Home, providing unlimited nationwide calling over a Wi-Fi network. The Pearl 8120 also sports a 2.0 megapixel camera, stereo Bluetooth, external microSD card slot and of course the Suretype […]

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