Archive for January, 2009

Introducing Port3101.org – The new home for BES Admins

January 31, 2009 | By | 3 Comments

If your a BlackBerry BES Admin then you know not many BlackBerry communities cover BES in great detail until now. A new site called Port3101.org, has been started by BES administrators and is designed for BES administrators. It’s a great idea and looks like it will be huge for the BlackBerry community! If you are […]

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President Obama gets upgrade to BlackBerry 8830 World Edition

January 30, 2009 | By | 15 Comments

He fought to keep his personal BlackBerry in the White House and now President Obama has got an upgrade. A new article over at CIO.com pointed out that the President is now rocking a Verizon BlackBerry 8830 World Edition, instead of his old trusty 8700 model. All I can say is what Storm not reliable […]

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Review: BBSmart Alarms Pro for BlackBerry

January 30, 2009 | By | 5 Comments

If you’re anything like me, you’re busy constantly. Running too and fro, do this, do that, meet here, pick them up there, have lunch with friends at….oh NO WHAT TIME!?!?! Thankfully I found a simple remedy to a common problem. BBSmart Alarms Pro is a simple but very useful program packed with good, solid features, but isn’t overwhelming at all. […]

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Viigo gets updated for BlackBerry Storm!

January 29, 2009 | By | 14 Comments

If you know me I’m addicted to two things my BlackBerry and Viigo. Viigo keeps me updated with all my RSS feeds plus weathers, stocks, sports and tons more. Anyways they just sent me an email to let me know they’ve released a new version (Build 3.0.856) for the BlackBerry Storm. Apparently it improves overall […]

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OtterBox for BlackBerry Storm officially launches..

January 29, 2009 | By | 4 Comments

Great news for Storm owners! OtterBox, who is known for their crazy durable Defender cases has just launched the BlackBerry Storm Defender Case. This case protects your BlackBerry Storm from drops, bumps, shocks, scratches, dings and dust. This case provides three layers of protection, along with a durable hi impact Polycarbonate holster. For now you […]

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Fido stores starting to receive BlackBerry Pearl 8100s – Launching Feb. 4th

January 29, 2009 | By | 5 Comments

Word over at BGR is that some Fido stores are starting to receive their shipments of BlackBerry Pearl 8100s. This will be Fido’s first BlackBerry smartphone on the network and we wouldn’t be surprised if these we’re just left over Rogers stock. Fido will be selling the Pearl 8100 for $25 on three year term […]

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Orange UK officially announces Prepaid BlackBerry Service w/ Pearl 8120

January 29, 2009 | By | 5 Comments

Totally forgot to post this yesterday. Orange UK contacted us to let to let everyone know that they will be the first carrier in the UK to launch prepaid BlackBerry smartphones. They showed on the Orange site a while back as coming soon and now its official. Orange will be launching the BlackBerry Pearl 8120 […]

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OS 4.6.0.228 for BlackBerry Bold 9000 leaked!

January 28, 2009 | By | 6 Comments

Ronen from BerryReview stumbled across a leaked copy of OS 4.6.0.228 for the BlackBerry Bold. This OS has not been officially released by RIM or any carrier. If your not familiar with using a beta OS we don’t recommend you install it, however if you know what your doing be sure to do an extra […]

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TELUS introduces the new Mike BlackBerry Curve 8350i (iDEN)

January 27, 2009 | By | 21 Comments

TELUS’ iDEN brand Mike has been in need of a serious BlackBerry update! People with dying 7520 and 7100i’s were feeling hopeless until today. TELUS introduced the hot new BlackBerry Curve 8350i featuring Wi-Fi, full QWERTY keyboard, 2.0 megapixel camera, OS 4.6 and of course Push To Talk (PTT). You can pick up the new […]

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Microsoft says Obama needs to stop using BlackBerry – Might be Canadian Security Threat

January 27, 2009 | By | 4 Comments

Last week you may have seen that President Obama was allowed to keep his BlackBerry by the NSA. Basically it got a super encryption and will be allowed to be kept for personal communications only. While for his more Presidential needs he will be using a Windows Mobile powered Sectera Edge. Someone at Microsoft actually […]

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Colorware meets BlackBerry Curve (Javelin) 8900!

January 26, 2009 | By | 6 Comments

Colorware is now available for the second generation of the BlackBerry Curve (8900). As usual with you have a ton of colors to customize your device. Earlier this month they launched custom color options for the BlackBerry Storm as well. Anyways you can have your 2nd generation Curve colored starting at $129 USD. Only issue […]

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RIM on Storm: “software glitches… are part of the new reality”

January 26, 2009 | By | 6 Comments

When your spending anywhere from $200 to nearly $600 for a hot new BlackBerry product you would at least hope it would be running fairly well. Well personally I know after buying my Storm nearly two months ago I have had some small software issues and haven’t been that impressed. RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie addressed […]

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