Archive for August, 2008

BlackBerry Bold goes up against Nokia E71

August 12, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

Boy Genius has taken the BlackBerry Bold for a spin many times before. This time he is running the Bold 9000 up against Nokia’s E71 Symbian smartphone. BG’s conclusion is the best part of the whole review because of one line “…the BlackBerry Bold smokes the E71 out of the water in so many ways…” […]

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BlackBerry Kickstart 8220 specs in details

August 12, 2008 | By | 2 Comments

Nothing really new to report on the BlackBerry Kickstart 8220 (also known as Pearl 8220), however a detailed list of all of the KIckstarts supported features has been leaked to the crew over at BerryReview. The spec sheet is from back in Feburary so some of the stuff could be outdated but check it out. […]

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Pricing details for Rogers BlackBerry Kickstart (Pearl 8220)

August 11, 2008 | By | 3 Comments

New details have emerged of RIM’s new BlackBerry Kickstart (now known as Pearl 8220) launching on Rogers Wireless here in Canada. BBNews got the details of Rogers upcoming student plans and promotional pricing for the new flip Pearl 8220. Students will be able to pick it up for $50 with three year contract as long […]

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RIM’s colour palette for BlackBerry Curve & Pearl

August 11, 2008 | By | 4 Comments

Its been known that with RIM entering the consumer market that color options are very important to them. Between now and Q1 of 2009 looks like RIM plans to launch several more new colored Pearl and Curve’s. These colors could change by the time they are launched but here is a preview of what you […]

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OS 4.5 launches for BlackBerry 8130 and 8330 officially!

August 11, 2008 | By | 8 Comments

Finally CDMA Curve and Pearl users can be happy! An official release of OS 4.5 has launched on MTS Mobility in Canada. The version available is and I’ve had it loaded on my 8330 for a few days now and it works perfect! This OS can be used on ANY 8130 or 8330 […]

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Imagine Signing into BlackBerry Messenger…

August 10, 2008 | By | 10 Comments

So I know I’m not the first person to think about this but I change my BlackBerry about every 3-6 months. I also have come to get a lot of contacts on my BB Messenger. The biggest pain about changing BlackBerries is that everytime I do a backup/restore or switch device wizard my BB messenger […]

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BlackBerry Javelin hardware details (its HOT!)

August 9, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

More details of the un-released Curve replacement, the BlackBerry Javelin 9300. Crackberry got the full low down on all the Javelin’s specs including its 3.2 megapixel camera with auto-focus, Wi-Fi, metal battery door, faster processor, more on board memory, higher resolution display, micro USB charging port, improved browser, oh and its thinner body! The Javelin […]

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Verizon’s Pink BlackBerry Curve now out!

August 8, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

First it Telus with the Pink BlackBerry Curve 8330 and now Verizon has launched it today. Plus with their recent price drops you can pick it up for only $99.99 with two year contract. Pink not your color? Well maybe you will want to hold out for the BlackBerry Thunder, as it looks like its […]

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Verizon to steal “Thunder” on October 13th?!?

August 8, 2008 | By | 5 Comments

A BlackBerry Thunder pre-launch hype thread over at HowardForums is grabbing some more attention now. It seems that a tipster has posted a screenshot from Verizon’s inventory system showing the BlackBerry 9530 Global. The rumor is that Verizon will be launching RIM’s first touchscreen BlackBerry known as the Thunder or Storm we aren’t sure yet […]

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Will.I.Am’s new music video a BlackBerry Ad

August 8, 2008 | By | 3 Comments

Former Black Eyed Pea member Will.I.Am has a new video out for his song “One More Chance” which features RIM’s consumer aimed BlackBerry Curve. RIM does a great job with the product placement in this video starting off with Will.I.Am sitting at a bus stop then he pulls the Curve out of the bus shelter […]

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T-Mobile’s Roadmap shows 8 new BlackBerry’s

August 7, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Well technically not eight NEW models but three new Pearl color variants, BlackBerry Kickstart 8220 and the Javelin. The three new Pearl 8120 colors include Tahitian Green, Indigo and Light Blue to go along with their three other Pearl colors. Their BlackBerry Kickstart or Pearl 8220 will launch around late September maybe October in several […]

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Rogers Q3 Roadmap shows 3 new BlackBerry’s

August 7, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Remember the Rogers roadmap from a few months back? Well here is a new Q3, 2008 guide to all of the upcoming handsets. Within this quarter Rogers will be releasing the BlackBerry Bold 9000, Pearl (Formally Kickstart) 8220, and BlackBerry Curve 8320. No pricing is known for any of the new handsets but its expected […]

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