Archive for August, 2008

Gmail app for BlackBerry upgraded to 2.0.5

August 25, 2008 | By | 50 Comments

Google has upgraded their Gmail application for BlackBerry. The new version 2.0.5 is available all Gmail users including @gmail domains and custom domains by Google Apps. The new version brings new features such as support for mobile drafts and outbox, view contacts and call from address book, multiple accounts, support for google apps (no longer […]

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BlackBerry Bold Unboxing Video

August 23, 2008 | By | 2 Comments

So Kevin from CrackBerry went out and got his hands on a shinny brand new BlackBerry Bold 9000 from Rogers. He unboxed it and recorded a video for everyone to see. Check it out and see what he has to say about this bad boy. Kevin shows the accessories included in box such as their […]

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Give us your feedback! Ideas for the site…

August 23, 2008 | By

Readers/Visitors we want to hear from you! We’re currently looking for ideas to expend the and we want to know what you would like to see. Simply drop us a quick line on the form below and let us know what you’d like to see on here. Examples include: Discussion forums, download centre, wallpaper […]

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Best Buy Canada to sell BlackBerry Bold

August 22, 2008 | By | 4 Comments

Best Buy Canada is getting ready to stock RIM’s new BlackBerry Bold smartphone in stores beginning today. Also Best Buy has announced they will be opening their Best Buy Mobile stores in Toronto starting sometime later this year. Keep an eye on for Bold details. Best Buy didn’t say if their brother company Future […]

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Rogers BlackBerry Box gets unboxed

August 22, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Simon from BBCool managed to get his hands on a Rogers BlackBerry Bold yesterday. He has posted some unboxing shots of the device. One thing I noticed right off the bat is that the BlackBerry Bold is shipping with RIM’s new in ear headphones that we saw a few months back. Click out their Unboxing […]

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BlackBerry Bold is available on

August 21, 2008 | By | 4 Comments

Well everyone its August 21st! This means its BlackBerry Bold launch day for Rogers in Canada.  We have heard rumors of more software delays but for now the Bold is available on and its showing as orderable. Pricing goes as follows: $399.99 with three year contract and “regular price” (is that no contract?) for […]

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myBoxTone Beta allows you to monitor BlackBerry health

August 20, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

myBoxTone Insight is a new beta that is now in testing. This software monitors your BlackBerry’s health such as signal strength, battery remaining, free memory, data sent and received and call logging (outgoing and duration). MyBoxTone is currently in beta testing and is free to obtain. Visit for details.

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Learn how to disassemble your BlackBerry Bold

August 20, 2008 | By | 2 Comments has done it again. Now they have successfully taken apart a BlackBerry Bold 9000. If you watch this video you will learn how to take it apart piece by piece, although we don’t recommend it. Click on over to check out the video or check out their other disassembly videos by them. [youtube:] [BBWorld […]

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Expansys announces Kickstart before RIM

August 20, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Expansys seems to love outing RIM’s unreleased handsets lately. Just a few weeks ago they were showing the BlackBerry Thunder as coming soon. This time Expansys is showing RIM’s unannounced BlackBerry Kickstart aka Pearl 8220 and 8210 as coming soon. They also list that both models of the Kickstart will sport PTT (Push to Talk). […]

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Rogers accidentally lists BlackBerry 8220…

August 19, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

So Rogers has accidently listed the BlackBerry Pearl 8220 (aka Kickstart) on their gaming downloads page. This could mean one of two things either Rogers will be launching the Pearl 8220 within the week or two or that they simply made an error and listed it way too early. Our bet goes along with previous […]

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JiveTalk now BeeJiveIM and gets major updates

August 19, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

Remember JiveTalk? It’s been a long time favorite for multi-account instant messaging on my BlackBerry. JiveTalk has been rebranded into BeeJiveIM. BeeJIveIM now supports AIM, iChat, MSN/Windows Live, Yahoo!, Google Talk, MySpace, Lotus Sametime , ICQ & Jabber. The new BeeJiveIM version 1.1.10 now includes: Group Chat Support for AIM®, Yahoo!®, MSN® / Windows Live, […]

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Rogers + BlackBerry Bold = August 21st

August 19, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

That’s right folks! Rogers is officially launching their BlackBerry Bold 9000 smartphone this Thursday August 21, 2008. Invites have been sent to the media to attend the Bold launch. Pricing isn’t confirmed anywhere but its expected to launch with a price of $399 with three year and $650 without contract. The Canadian Press is also […]

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