Archive for August, 2008

Olympics themes celebrating Michael Phelps success!

August 18, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Steve from Pimp My Berry has sent me a link to themes he made celebrating Michael Phelps’ Gold Medals won at the Olympics this summer. The themes are available for both the BlackBerry Curve and Pearl. Click the links below to check them out… BlackBerry Curve Link & BlackBerry Pearl Link

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Rogers Bold pricing confirmed, yet again.

August 17, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Seems that Rogers’ BlackBerry Bold will remain at $399 with three year contract, however it seems the outright price (MSRP) is better than expected. The Bold will run you $649.99 with no contract, which for some people sounds a whole lot better if you don’t want to be stuck into one of those lovely ball […]

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Why you shouldn’t drop your BlackBerry Bold…

August 17, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

Warning this story is a little sad… Boy Genius was un-loading his car this morning and dropped his BlackBerry Bold. The BlackBerry Bold dropped out of his hands and on to pavement. I can only imagine the pain he must have felt. After picking it up he discovered that it was a little damaged. Moral […]

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Rogers Offical BlackBerry Bold price! ($399 w/ contract)

August 15, 2008 | By | 14 Comments

Interesting enough Rogers has the BlackBerry Bold in one of their new flyers. The price will be a little heavy at $399 with contract and nearly $1,000 without contract. Looks like some people might be waiting for BlackBerry Javelin or BlackBerry Thunder after all… Click on over to see the flyer! [Via CrackBerry]

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BlackBerry Javelin compared to Curve and 8800

August 15, 2008 | By | 12 Comments

Ever wonder how big the upcoming BlackBerry Javelin is compared to other BlackBerry smartphones? Well someone over at HoFo posted an image comparing the un-released Javelin to a BlackBerry Curve and 8800. This thin BlackBerry will basically be the 3G-less version of the new BlackBerry Bold. It will be released sometime later this year for […]

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Free Premium Themes from Black Light Themes

August 14, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

The folks from a new site called Black Light Themes contacted me to let everyone know about this new site. They offer tons of free premium BlackBerry themes and to get them all you have to do is register on their forum! Once registered you will have access to over 100 themes including their new […]

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Pocket Mac gets upgraded; Mac users happy again…

August 14, 2008 | By | 33 Comments

As a Mac user I never was happy with the options for syncing my BlackBerry and Mac together. I always wanted RIM just to design a Desktop Manager like they have for Windows for Mac. Well I went over to the BlackBerry site today to discover that a new version of Pocket Mac (4.1.25) was […]

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Stylish protection for your BlackBerry Pearl 8110, 8120, 8130

August 14, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Speck Products has released stylish new colored hard cases for the BlackBerry Pearl 2 series (8110, 8120, 8130). The new colored cases are available in clear, pink, green or red and include a flexible belt clip that secure it to your belt. These new cases are available from Speck for $24.95 USD at SpeckProducts. Press […]

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Introducing PhoneFace Speed Dailer

August 14, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Electric Pocket is introducing PhoneFace, a new application for BlackBerry which creates on touch speed dials for any of your contacts. Plus PhoneFace will sync with Facebook to scan through your friends pictures for one touch access to them. You can pick up a free 7 day trial from PhoneFace.com or purchase it for $9.95. […]

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Rogers receives Bold launch kits

August 14, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

In just another sign that Rogers is getting close to their BlackBerry Bold launch, they have received a Bold launch kit containing a dummy phone and several brochures plus a rubber skin for it. Recent rumors have pointed to a August 19th launch with would make total sense now. Stay tuned! [Source & Source]

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RIM captures 10% of U.S. handset market

August 13, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

A report in the Vancouver Sun explains that Reserach In Motion (RIM) has captured 10% of the United States market. The report which was done by Strategy Analytics says mobile phone shipments were up 5.3% to nearly 42 million handsets. RIM took 10.3% of that total. One of my favorite lines in the report is […]

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Sprint-Nextel’s iDEN Curve 8350i details…

August 13, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Just when you thought Nextel’s iDEN network was close to dead. RIM will be bringing life to it again with the BlackBerry Curve 8350i, which we talked about before. This BGR got their hands on some launch details on Sprint’s Q4/Q1 handset roadmap. Nextel’s BlackBerry Curve 8350i will be packing an internal antenna, 2.0 megapixel, […]

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