Archive for February, 2009

Test your BlackBerry Storm’s data speed

February 24, 2009 | By | 3 Comments

Ever feel like your BlackBerry data is slowing down? Ever wonder how to check the speed of your data? Well Cisco has released an application for the BlackBerry Storm called GIST or Global Internet Speed Test. How does it work?  “The test is performed by downloading a known quantity of data from a single web […]

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StormSketch – Go old school and draw pictures on your Storm

February 24, 2009 | By | 3 Comments

Remember when you were a kid and you had a etch-a-sketch as your favorite toy? Well someone decided to bring back old memories with StormSketch, the free etch-a-sketch application for the BlackBerry Storm. You can draw anything on your screen simply by hovering over the screen. When your done you shake your Storm to erase […]

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OS Alert: BlackBerry Storm 9530 OS 4.7.0.109 leaked…

February 24, 2009 | By | 2 Comments

Just a few days after OS 4.7.0.109 was leaked for the Storm 9500 it has now become available for the 9530. This new OS is an actual RIM beta copy and not a Hybrid (mix of 9500 software for the 9530). As always with any new beta OS we warn you to do a backup […]

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BlackBerry Curve 8900 “Javelin” gets toren apart

February 23, 2009 | By | 5 Comments

The guys at PhoneWreck sure are brave! Previously we saw them rip apart a Bold and Storm now it’s the BlackBerry Curve 8900. The team takes this 3G-less Curve apart piece by piece and show detailed pictures of the body and internal hardware. You can read their conclusion about the device below. I can tell […]

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Weekly Sync: BlackBerry News from Week 8, 2009

February 22, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Another Sunday night and we’ve got a bunch of BlackBerry headlines for you to catch up on. This was very busy with Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Not a whole lot of BlackBerry news came out of there but we did get to see a hands-on with RIM’s upcoming BlackBerry Application Suite for Windows Mobile. […]

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Lance Armstrong’s sportin’ the BlackBerry Curve 8900

February 22, 2009 | By | 1 Comment

Looks like Lance Armstrong is sporting the new BlackBerry Curve 8900 instead of his usual Bold. At first glance you would almost think its the BlackBerry Storm but after reading online many seem to think its the Curve 8900. Anyways good to see that he switches up his devices every once in a while… […]

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OS Alert: BlackBerry Storm 9500 OS 4.7.109 found online…

February 22, 2009 | By | 4 Comments

It’s Sunday and what better to do than upgrade your BlackBerry Storm 9500 OS! A new version OS 4.7.0.109 has been leaked onto the interent. This version is ONLY for the European model (BlackBerry Storm 9500). Please keep in mind this isn’t an official OS it has simply been leaked by someone at RIM or […]

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BlackBerry Internet Service (BIS) 2.6 on the way VERY soon…

February 21, 2009 | By | 5 Comments

Details have arrived that RIM will be launching a new version of BIS (BlackBerry Internet Service) which will bring better support for IMAP Gmail accounts. When using Gmail on IMAP you will no longer receive an email for every sent message. Other features include […]

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Elecite introduces first BlackBerry Storm Premium Themes!!

February 20, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Our friends over at Elecite have just introduced their first two new themes for the BlackBerry Storm! They are starting off with the premium iBerry 3G theme which has been completely redesigned for the Storm (see video below). Elecite also introduced Droid, a premium theme designed for the Storm to look a like Google’s Android […]

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Bell BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 Pricing and Launch Details!

February 19, 2009 | By | 5 Comments

The CDMA BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230 is rumored to be launching on Bell Mobility in Canada on March 6th. Well a tipster just let us know that Bell stores are getting inventory ready to start shipping late next week, however will not be for sale until probally around March 6th. The tipster could not confirm […]

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Verizon BlackBerry Bold 9030 and Pearl Flip 8230 details…

February 19, 2009 | By | 3 Comments

News has arrived about Verizon’s upcoming BlackBerry plans. It’s no secret that Verizon will be getting the Pearl Flip soon, however according to Boy Genius the Pearl Flip has been removed from their upcoming device road map. This could mean one of two things, either Verizon has decided not to launch the device (not likely) […]

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OS Alert: BlackBerry Bold OS 4.6.0.237 leaked online!

February 19, 2009 | By | 3 Comments

A new week always starts with at least one OS leak lately. This time its OS 4.6.0.237 for the BlackBerry Bold. Please keep in mind this isn’t an official OS it has simply been leaked by someone at RIM or partners. It’s not recommended that you install it unless you have previous experience with beta […]

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