Archive for November, 2008

Weekly Sync: BlackBerry News for Week 48, 2008

November 30, 2008 | By | 5 Comments

Another week has passed in the BlackBerry world. It seems the Storm promotions ramped up here in Canada even more with TELUS doing hands-on activities in Toronto. Not only that but Rogers might be launching the Curve 8900 aka “Javelin” around the same time as Storm launch? Not only that but our HUGE Software Sale […]

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BGR takes on BlackBerry Storm OS 4.7.0.76

BGR takes on BlackBerry Storm OS 4.7.0.76

November 30, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Boy Genius got his hands on the BlackBerry Storm OS 4.7.0.76. This Storm OS hasn’t been officially released to the public and we aren’t even sure if it will be. Boy Genius says it improves a lot over the stock .75 OS found on Verizon Storms. Here are his thoughts on it: For starters, switching […]

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Rogers quitely lauching BlackBerry Curve 8900?

Rogers quitely lauching BlackBerry Curve 8900?

November 28, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

We knew it was coming but honestly we didn’t expect it so soon. Rogers has internally announced they will be launching the BlackBerry Curve 8900 very soon. Pricing will start at $179.99 for three year term. This comes as both TELUS and Bell get ready to launch RIM’s first ever touch screen BlackBerry in Canada. […]

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Best Buy Canada shows TELUS Storm @ $299

Best Buy Canada shows TELUS Storm @ $299

November 28, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Yesterday Future Shop posted the BlackBerry Storm online for pre-order for $649.99 and a estimated launch date of December 18th. Now Best Buy’s December 2008 mobile phone catalog shows the TELUS BlackBerry Storm at $299.99 with three year term. It simply says Pre-order yours online or in-store. With any luck at all this means we […]

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Bell says Storm coming sooner than later.

Bell says Storm coming sooner than later.

November 27, 2008 | By | Add a Comment

Seems with all the hands-on TELUS Storm love, Bell might be getting a little jelious. They have just sent out their first update email stating “The Storm is Coming Sooner” wait maybe they didn’t put the “er” but still it’s coming. Anyways this is just one sign we are getting a little closer to a […]

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Future Shop lists TELUS Storm for $649.99, taking pre-orders now

Future Shop lists TELUS Storm for $649.99, taking pre-orders now

November 27, 2008 | By | 7 Comments

If your one of the eager people to get their hands on a BlackBerry Storm from TELUS, The folks at Future Shop are now accepting pre-orders online. They currently have the BlackBerry Storm 9530 World Edition listed for a cool $649.99 (contract free). The expected release date is December 18, 2008 however this could change […]

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Canadians will the Storm really be nearly $300 w/ 3YR?

Canadians will the Storm really be nearly $300 w/ 3YR?

November 27, 2008 | By | 8 Comments

Rumors have arrived that both TELUS and Bell in Canada will be selling the BlackBerry Storm for around $299 with a three year term. Bell is said to be offering their Storm for $479-200 (data and voice discount) so $279 with three year term. With Verizon’s Storm coming in at $199.99 with two year term. […]

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Rounding up all the TELUS Storm Reviews

Rounding up all the TELUS Storm Reviews

November 27, 2008 | By | 8 Comments

TELUS had a private event the other day where editors from many popular Canadian blogs got a chance to go hands-on with the BlackBerry Storm. Our friends at MobileSyrup, BlackBerry Cool and HowardChui.com all got to check it out and let everyone know what they thought. Doug from BBCool posted a written review as well […]

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Missing Sync now supports BlackBerry Storm and Bold

Missing Sync now supports BlackBerry Storm and Bold

November 26, 2008 | By | 9 Comments

Mac OS X users always seem to get screwed. As you know RIM doesn’t officially have a version of their own Desktop Manager software just yet. The Missing Sync, which is known for their OS X and BlackBerry syncing has just released a new version to support the BlackBerry Bold and Storm. The software itself […]

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Rogers rumors: Curve 8900 in Q1, Pink Bold soon?

Rogers rumors: Curve 8900 in Q1, Pink Bold soon?

November 26, 2008 | By | 24 Comments

Here are a couple of new rumors for Rogers WIreless here in Canada. Apparently Rogers will be releasing the BlackBerry Curve 8900 in January 2009 for a price tag of $149.99 with three year term, next up is Rogers might be picking up a Pink colored BlackBerry Bold. And the last rumor thats floating around […]

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Hands-on TELUS BlackBerry Storm Video Review

Hands-on TELUS BlackBerry Storm Video Review

November 25, 2008 | By | 1 Comment

Our friends over at Mobile Syrup let us know that they got to spend some hands-on time a TELUS BlackBerry Storm. Here’s a blurb from the first part of their review “Overall, in our first review there is not much that we can say needs improving. The speed was good, accelerometer was responsive, music was […]

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BlackBerry Curve 8350i in the wild!

BlackBerry Curve 8350i in the wild!

November 25, 2008 | By | 2 Comments

The folks over at BGR got their hands on a live BlackBerry Curve 8350i. This is the latest in the iDEN BlackBerry lineup, which will launch on Sprint-Nextel sometime in December and on TELUS’ Mike early next year for Canada. Here’s a few bullets from what The Boy Genius had to say about it: The […]

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