Archive for June, 2008

BlackBerry Javelin to get “Safe Mode”

June 30, 2008 | By | 2 Comments

The upcoming 3G-less BlackBerry Javelin will be the first BlackBerry smartphone to feature a "Safe Mode" feature. This will allow users to boot into safe mode (similar to Windows) simply by holding down the 'ESC/Escape key". This new feature will make its debut in OS 4.6.0.  [Source]

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Kickstart and Seawolf get remodeled to 8000 series

June 30, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

Rumor on the street is that RIM will be re-modeling the upcoming Kickstart and Seawolf models. Originally the BlackBerry Kickstart was thought to be modeled BlackBerry 9100, but now apparently it will be 8220. BlackBerry Seawolf was supposed to be the 9110 and now it looks like it'll be called 8210. Not only that but […]

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BIS 2.5 arrives to North America (with HTML email, OTA updates and attachments)

June 29, 2008 | By | 10 Comments

The good news is RIM implemented BIS 2.5 late last night/early this morning for North America. The upgrade brings access to HTML email, OTA (Over the Air) software updates, push email for Hotmail, MSN, Live and AOL email and the ability to now download a ton of attachment formats (doc, .ppt, .xls, .wpd, .txt, .html, […]

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Review: OtterBox case for BlackBerry Pearl 2 (8110, 8120, 8130)

June 27, 2008 | By | 6 Comments

[rating: 4/5] The folks from OtterBox messaged me the other day and reminded me that I haven't posted a review yet for my BlackBerry Pearl 2 OtterBox case. This time instead of writing the review after a few days I decided to put the case threw a test for a month or so. Check out […]

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Vlingo brings Speech to Text for BlackBerry

June 27, 2008 | By | 18 Comments

[youtube:] Vlingo has introduced a voice navigation software for your BlackBerry, which allows you to press a side convenience key and speak a command such as send a text or email without typing a single letter. The best part is the software is completely free! You can download it on your BlackBerry by pointing your […]

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Is the BlackBerry Bold too hot to handle?

June 26, 2008 | By | 3 Comments

Is the BlackBerry Bold too hot to handle? That's the question we're asking after John Mayer was seen recently using his BlackBerry Curve. If you remember John was using the un-released BlackBerry Bold about a month ago. Pictures posted online today show him holding onto his trusty BlackBerry Curve. Maybe the battery life sucks too […]

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Video of Documents to Go, OS 4.6 on BlackBerry Bold

June 26, 2008 | By | 2 Comments

Those of you who are craving the BlackBerry Bold will enjoy this video, but I must say I'm sorry to the readers in the United States who have to wait till August for the Bold. Anyways CrackBerry pointed out that a video was on Youtube of the BlackBerry Bold running Documents to Go on the […]

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RIM posts great Q1 results

June 26, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Yesterday RIM announced their first quarter results for 2009 and of course they did great. RIM saw revenue go up 107% to $2.24 billion from Q1 of 2008. Not only that but RIM added 2.3 million more subscribers this quater bringing their overall to around 16 million. This summer RIM is also getting ready to […]

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Documents to Go introduces Premium Edition

June 25, 2008 | By | 3 Comments

Jason from DataViz, creator of Documents to Go has informed me that they have released a new Premium Edition. The new Premium Edition builds new features on top of the standard edition which can be found on most OS 4.5 BlackBerry smartphones. New features for premium edition include: Create new Word, Excel and PowerPoint files […]

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Another BlackBerry Visual Voicemail called PhoneFusion

June 25, 2008 | By | 4 Comments

Another Visual Voicemail for BlackBerry has hit the market. A company called PhoneFusion has launched an Enhanced Visual Voicemail allowing you to read your voicemail on your BlackBerry similar to the iPhone. The service is completly FREE! It works on most carriers in the USA but not in Canada. Not only does the service work […]

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BlackBerry Bold delayed for AT&T until August (Don’t shoot the messneger)

June 25, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

Warning the folks in the United States who are dying for the BlackBerry Bold might not like the following post. The Boy Genius has confirmed from two high up RIM execs that the BlackBerry Bold won't be launching state side until at least mid-August due to issues with battery life and overheating. AT&T has not […]

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RIM releases BlackBerry Bold video

June 24, 2008 | By | 4 Comments

RIM has launched a video in their newsletter for the BlackBerry Bold. The video shows off features and the OS. You can check it ouy here. Sadly they didn't give us any release dates or pricing. Guess we will have to wait a bit longer…

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