Archive for August, 2010

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Review

August 14, 2010 | By | 6 Comments

The BlackBerry Torch has officially been on sale for a day, and I thought it was time I shared my thoughts on RIM’s hot new slider. The BlackBerry Torch is a device that you learn to love over time. At first I wasn’t one hundred percent sold on the device, but after using it for […]

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Update: Fancy Characters Updated To v4.0, Get Your Symbols The Easy Way

August 14, 2010 | By | 8 Comments

When I use the Fancy Characters app, I always get asked where I get the cute icons. Well, they’re all from the Fancy Characters which is available in the BlackBerry Sync Store for $1.99 but is on sale for $1.49. The app works for 4.2 and up, and it works best with BBM 5.0 What […]

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The Basics Of BlackBerry Messenger 5.0.1.38, Including Restoring BBM Contacts

August 13, 2010 | By | 8 Comments

I’m posting this in response to the few questions and comments over the update of the newly released BBM and some users have experienced the loss of their contacts, or appear to have lost their contacts. This is to show you the basics for those of us who are new and those who are new […]

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 Now Available at AT&T

August 12, 2010 | By | 6 Comments

Woot! It’s finally time. The BlackBerry Torch 9800 is now available from AT&T! You can order one online or try and pick one up from your local AT&T store (if they haven’t sold out already). The BlackBerry Torch is available for $199 with two year contract (with proper voice and data plan). I’m still working […]

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Official BlackBerry Podcast App Now Available!

August 11, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

With BlackBerry 6 getting into public hands tomorrow, RIM’s new Podcast application has been officially released. The BlackBerry Podcast App comes preloaded on the BlackBerry Torch, but for everyone else you’ll need to download it. You can grab a copy free of charge from BlackBerry App World. Key features of the new Podcast app include: […]

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The Beginners Guide To The BlackBerry Options, Part One

August 11, 2010 | By | 3 Comments

You have your first BlackBerry, or maybe your first modern BlackBerry. I’ve gone through a few things with you before, as setting up your BlackBerry and how to set up the email. Now we’re going to get familiar with the Options feature of your BlackBerry. Before you download any apps, you might want to know […]

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BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Updated 5.0.1.38

August 11, 2010 | By | 13 Comments

It’s update time! RIM has just released a BlackBerry Messenger in the wild. The new BBM is not available in app world as of yet, but you can grab it at this link here or by pointing your BlackBerry browser to blackberry.com/messenger. The update doesn’t have any too major in it just simple updates and […]

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Unboxing the BlackBerry Torch 9800 & First Impressions

August 10, 2010 | By | 3 Comments

That’s right! I’ve gotten my hands on the BlackBerry Torch 9800, the first full QWERTY and touch screen smartphone from RIM. The BlackBerry Torch is set to go on sale with AT&T in just a few days (August 12th) and until then we’ve got a ton of feedback to give you. First off I’ve uploaded […]

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BlackBerry Curve 3G launches on Bell this Thursday

August 10, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

The new BlackBerry Curve 3G may have just been formally announced by RIM yesterday, but that hasn’t stopped Rogers and now Bell from launching the device. Bell has announced they will be launching the new Curve 3G this Thursday, with an expected price of $349 without contract or $49.95 with three year term. In case […]

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RIM (officially) introduces the BlackBerry Curve 3G 9300

August 9, 2010 | By | 6 Comments

Just a few minutes ago, RIM officially announced the latest addition to the Curve family, the Curve 3G. The new Curve 9300 remains pretty entry level, however adds more memory and is BlackBerry 6 ready. The new BlackBerry Curve 3G has already started making its way into Canada, and is expected to launch in the […]

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Telus launching BlackBerry Torch 9800 on September 16th?

August 9, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

The BlackBerry Torch goes on sale in the Untied States later this week, but its still unknown when exactly it’ll launch in Canada. Previously Canada’s big three (Bell, Telus and Rogers) had announced it would be coming later this year. However the team over at TheBerryFix got word that Canada’s very own Telus Mobility might […]

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To BB Or Not To Be: The Ongoing Dilemma In The Middle East For RIM

August 8, 2010 | By | 5 Comments

With the ongoing ban that was a few hours long in Saudi, and the United Arab Emirates threatened ban scheduled for October, RIM has it’s hurdles to overcome. Especially with Indonesia and India expressing their concerns as well. The outcome could set the criterion of how governments and technology companies work together. Here’s the scoop…

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