Archive for January, 2010

OS Alert: BlackBerry Curve 8530 OS 5.0.0.463 Leaked Online!

January 31, 2010 | By | 5 Comments

It’s been a while since we’ve covered any BlackBerry OS leaks, but we are going to fix that. Early this morning a new OS leaked for BlackBerry Curve 8530 users. The new OS is 5.0.0.463 which is a huge step up from the .386 that was first leaked (and .336 that was released by TELUS […]

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Could There Be Problems With Pointing A Finger At Your BlackBerry?

January 31, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

I’m referring to biometrics of course. Al Sacco of CIO, posted a great article, and it’s entitled: “Why Fingerprint Scanning Via TrackPad Could Be An IT Nightmare”. The article refers to the well-known security safeguards of the BlackBerry devices and that of the BlackBerry Enterprise Server corporate mail server. RIM has recently filed a USPTO […]

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We’re going old school, using a old theme… Trying to fix server issue.

January 30, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

We’re going old school! This is one of the first themes we used on BlackBerrySync.com, and we’ve got back. Please ignore the temporary look of the site, I’m hoping to have it fixed by the end of the week. Turns out BBSync has been extremely slow over the past week, and I’m trying to ease […]

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T-Mobile to offer Free BlackBerry Trackball Replacements

January 29, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

The team over at TmoNews are reporting that T-Mobile is getting ready to launched a free BlackBerry trackball replacement program. The program which is reported to be starting February 15th and will be offered FREE of charge to any customers with a BlackBerry Pearl 8100/8120 or Curve 8320. More details should arrive later next month […]

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Virgin Mobile Canada launches HSPA+ network and BlackBerry Bold 9700!

January 29, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

Its no secret that it was on the way, but today Virgin Mobile Canada officially went live with their HSPA+ network, thanks to Bell. With the launch of their new network comes several HSPA+ devices, including the BlackBerry Bold 9700 and iPhone. Virgin currently has the BlackBerry Bold 9700 listed at $149.99 with three year […]

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Bell BlackBerry Storm 9530 drops to $249.95 without Contract!

January 29, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

In need of a Bell BlackBerry? Well Bell has a great deal for you. In order to clear out stock, Bell has dropped the price of the first BlackBerry Storm (9530). You can now grab the Storm 9530 for $249.95 without contract, $99.95 with two year contract, or $0 with three year contract. This is […]

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Top 10 BlackBerry Games at 50% off until Jan. 30th

January 29, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

If you’ve been on the hunt for some good BlackBerry games, then we have a treat for you! From now until January 30th the BlackBerry Sync Store is featuring our top 10 selling BlackBerry games at 50% off! This means you can grab fun games like Aces Traffic Pack, Addictive Tower Defense, Air Traffic Control, […]

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WhatsApp Messenger Now Available for BlackBerry!

January 29, 2010 | By | 17 Comments

Have you heard of WhatsApp before? It’s a smartphone-to-smartphone messaging application, which was originally designed for the iPhone. It seems that the developers have decided to take it one step further by bringing their popular WhatsApp to BlackBerry. WhatsApp has been desigend to allow easy instant messaging between different types of smartphones such as iPhone […]

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Touchscreen BlackBerry Magnum Prototype Gets Put on Video

January 28, 2010 | By | 6 Comments

[youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaXxTVam-wQ] Remember the pictures that showed up last week of the un-released, now scrapped BlackBerry Magnum? It’s the touchscreen QWERTY hybrid smartphone, that was actually scrapped by RIM.Here’s a quick video of the device proving that it’s actually real, however there is no OS loaded on the device so its pretty much just a paper […]

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InstantLog Contest Has Closed, Winners Announced!

January 28, 2010 | By | 4 Comments

It has been said that all good things must come to an end, and so has our InstantLog Contest. I have the winners and their comments. We’d like to thank everyone who participated in the contest with their comments, and Rory of Twinker Software, LLC for his donation. And the winners are…

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Super QWERTY Winners Announced!

January 28, 2010 | By | 5 Comments

I’d like to thank everyone who participated in our contest, and a big thanks goes out to Owen of MMMOOO who was enough to give us our prizes. Some of the comments were really nice, and I’m going to let you know who they are and a comment or two as well. Drum roll please….

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RIM announces BlackBerry Tour 9650 is Coming Soon on Facebook

January 27, 2010 | By | 6 Comments

Maybe this is considered a controlled leak to RIM? This morning they published on Facebook that the BlackBerry Tour 9650 is coming soon. In case you don’t know about this model its the direct replacement for the 9630, which will bring the same overall size and look, but update the device with an optical trackpad […]

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