Archive for September, 2008

3 x Javelin (Curve 8900) in the wild…

September 25, 2008 | By | 3 Comments

You are reading that correct. Kevin from CrackBerry was at the airport yesterday and it seems he wasn’t the only one with a unreleased BlackBerry Javelin (soon to be Curve) 8900. Kevin says he saw not one but THREE of this hot new toy. So either RIM has some serious stolen phones on eBay or […]

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AT&T: Why iPhone is better than Storm

September 24, 2008 | By | 13 Comments

AT&T must be feeling a little heat from Verizon’s announcement of the first touch screen BlackBerry “Storm”. AT&T has released an internal document that outlines what the iPhone does that the Storm doesn’t. Here’s why they say the iPhone is so much better than the Storm: – The iPhone uses multi-touch technology / Storm uses […]

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BlackBerry Javelin to get new trackball & name

September 24, 2008 | By | 9 Comments

Kevin from CrackBerry has confirmed that the BlackBerry Javelin will become part of the Curve family (not a surprise). Not only that but the “Javelin 8900″ as we are calling it for now will feature a new style trackball called “Atomic trackball”. This will help prevent dust, dirt and other stuff from getting into the […]

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Four new premium themes for BlackBerry

September 24, 2008 | By | 5 Comments

Our friends from eVeek have just let us know that they removed price tags on four of their Premium BlackBerry Themes for OS 4.2 and 4.3. You will be able to get your hands on Luster Today, Mystified Zen, Blue Wave Zen Neon Zen. All you have to do is head on over to […]

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VZW BlackBerry Storm presentation leaked!

September 23, 2008 | By | 4 Comments

We know get to see tons more details of the BlackBerry Storm 9530 that Verizon will be offering. A leaked PowerPoint deck that Engadget got their hands on shows tons of interesting Verizon Storm news. The new Storm 9530 will feature 1GB on internal memory, Large 3.25″ high resolution display, 3.2 megapixel camera with auto-focus, […]

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GSM/3G only BlackBerry Storm 9500 for “Europe”

September 23, 2008 | By | 8 Comments

Thanks to the latest round of spy shots, those of you who were concerned you wouldn’t be able to get your hands on a BlackBerry Storm unless you went to Big Red (aka Verizon) have been saved. Apparently RIM will be releasing a European only model of the Storm with GSM/EDGE/UMTS/HSDPA only. This model will […]

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Update your BlackBerry OS over the web!

September 23, 2008 | By | 5 Comments

A new feature that RIM has introduced today is BlackBerry operating system upgrades via You will be able to update your OS with the latest version provided by your carrier. So for any carriers that currently support OS 4.5 you will be able to get the latest version. This new software detects available updates […]

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Who will get Storm in Canada? Bell or Telus?

September 23, 2008 | By | 8 Comments

So the question this morning for Canadians is who will be launching the BlackBerry Storm 9530 first? Rumors over night claim Bell will have a 6 month exclusivity on it, however we don’t think that is true. BlackBerryNews is reporting that they received a tip from a reliable source saying “Bell Mobility will be in […]

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BlackBerry Storm heading to UK – Late October

September 22, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

News of the BlackBerry Storm RIM’s first touch screen smartphone is everywhere. Today (unconfirmed) news that Vodafone will be the exclusive carrier for RIM’s Storm. Another interesting tidbit is that RIM will be ditching the Thunder name as we previously talked about and running with a global name of “Storm”. The BlackBerry Storm is expected […]

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Mac users to get Desktop Manager next year?

September 22, 2008 | By | 8 Comments

Myself I’ve been a long time Mac user, but have always done my backups on a PC. Finally it appears that RIM might actually be doing something to help out Mac users. A source has reported to that RIM is working on plans to either develop a Mac verison of their Desktop Manager software […]

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YouAskedForIt – Rogers Pearl 8220 promo

September 21, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Rogers did confirm that they will be launching the new flip BlackBerry Pearl 8220. However they now have a website setup called which will allow you to register and be notified when Rogers officially launches the new Pearl. It’s expected that Rogers will launch the new Pearl Flip sometime this month or early next […]

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Globe & Mail thinks RIM will release a sliding Storm

September 20, 2008 | By | 13 Comments

Where should I start with this article posted today by the Globe and Mail… The article published in Today’s paper talks about RIM’s new Pearl Flip as a game changer for the North American market. Then they started talking about RIM’s upcoming first touch screen BlackBerry. According to the Globe and Mail RIM will release […]

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