Archive for May, 2008

Windows Live Hotmail (pushed) and Messenger coming to BlackBerry!!

May 12, 2008 | By | 17 Comments

RIM and Microsoft has signed an agreement to bring Microsoft's Live Hotmail and Messengers services to BlackBerry. This agreement will allow BlackBerry users to have access to push Hotmail email and actual a Live messenger application by entering their username and password once (similar to how Windows Mobile works). "The BlackBerry platform is respected around […]

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RIM announces $150 Million BlackBerry Partners Fund

May 12, 2008 | By | 6 Comments

RIM has teamed up with RBC and Thomson Reuters to start a $150 Million fund called "BlackBerry Partners Fund". This fund will be focusing on investing into new mobile applications and services.  “The mobile world has evolved well beyond phone calls and simple messaging to require more empowering and liberating solutions that connect people to […]

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BlackBerry Bold (9000) final features and specs

May 11, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Kevin over at CrackBerry is loving his pre-released BlackBerry Bold (9000) and thought he would share all the final features and specs which we can expect to see with its upcoming launch at WES. Networks: UMTS: 2100 / 1900 / 850MHz, GSM: 1900 / 1800 / 900 / 850 MHz, GPRS, EDGE and HDSPA networks […]

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BlackBerry meets TV advertising

May 11, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Have you seen RIM's new consumer advertising campaign? Check it out: [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lNTGni5EgkA]

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RIM marketing BlackBerry 9000 as BlackBerry Bold?

May 10, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

While Kevin over at CrackBerry has been enjoying his BlackBerry 9000 he seems to have learned of a new name for the device. According to CrackBerry and BGR they both are claiming the new name for the device will be "BlackBerry Bold". After a little bit of research it appears that blackberrybold.com has been registered […]

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BlackBerry 9000 to arrive at WES 2008 in a few days…

May 9, 2008 | By | 2 Comments

So as you may or may not know RIM's WES 2008 conference starts in just a few days. The conference starts only May 13 and runs until the 15th. This year at WES (Wireless Enterprise Symposium) its likely that you will see RIM release their hot new toy, the BlackBerry 9000. Kevin over at CrackBerry.com […]

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Quick Warning after playing with BlackBerry Unite!

May 9, 2008 | By | 4 Comments

I was up until pretty much 2 o'clock this morning playing with this new software. Turns out you don't have to be a Bell customer to use the software (you simply just have to live in Canada to download it. I managed to test the software out on my non-Bell line last night. The idea […]

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BlackBerry Unite! comes to Canada via Bell

May 8, 2008 | By | 7 Comments

Bell Mobility in Canada is the first to launch RIM's new BlackBerry Unite! software. BlackBerry Unite! is the mini personal BES server for families or small businesses with under five users. Bell customers can download Unite! by visiting bell.ca/unite. BlackBerry Unite! allows users to access a main computer while on the go as well share calendar, contacts, media […]

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Sprint launching BlackBerry Curve 8330 this Friday!

May 8, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

  We just received a mailer from a Sprint tipster. Looks like Sprint's BlackBerry Curve 8330 will be launching on Friday! Sprint's Curve will be running you $179 with a two year contract after rebates.   Thanks Mike! 

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BlackBerry 9000 gets Unboxed after eBay auction

May 7, 2008 | By | 2 Comments

Kevin over at CrackBerry managed to get his hands on a BlackBerry 9000 prototype off eBay. Yes thats right eBay. The auction was quickly pulled however it appears that Kevin won it. Here is his unboxing video of the 9000 stay tuned for his reviews coming soon! [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gC93Gm4a_mg]

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Details on BlackBerry “Niagara” get cleared up and meet BlackBerry “Javelin”

May 6, 2008 | By | 28 Comments

So remember that 3G-less BlackBerry 9000 we talked about yesterday? Well the rumors has been cleared up. Turns out the "Niagara" is a CDMA EV-DO device which will be seen by Verizon May 2009 (ouch!). The "Niagara" is said to sport EV-DO Rev. A, a large 480×360 LCD, full QWERTY keyboard, GPS, 3.2 megapixel camera, […]

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BlackBerry Curve 8330 hitting Verizon shelves

May 6, 2008 | By | 2 Comments

Verizon's new toy the BlackBerry Curve 8330 will be hitting shelves Friday! This is great news for Verizon customers. Starting Friday May 9th the BlackBerry 8330 will be available from Business to Business sales, telephone sales or online. After that Monday May 12th all channels including retailers will have the Curve.  Pricing for Verizon's Curve […]

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