Archive for August, 2011

Canada Post Commemorates Research In Motion and BlackBerry

August 15, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

Canadians have been the inventors of many things we’ve come to enjoy in our everyday lives such as Ginger Ale, Insulin, lawn sprinklers, and even the every day garbage bags. The Canadian Post has chosen to honor the first electric oven, first electric wheelchair, the first cardiac pacemaker, and RIM’s BlackBerry! Check it out…

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The BlackBerry Bold 9930 Now Available From Verizon Wireless

August 15, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

We’ve been waiting, and great things come to those who wait. Verizon Wireless has the BlackBerry Bold 9930 up on their website for the ordering. The BlackBerry Bold is available with Verizon Wireless for $249.99 with a two-year contract and data plan. Check it out…

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Foursquare Shares the Success Of the BlackBerry App and BBM Integration

August 13, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

*Updated: The BerryReview Team was at the BBM Hackathon in NYC and another great piece of information they shared was Foursquare’s presentation. Peter Nofelt and Jeff Hu of Foursquare was there and they shared some very interesting data with the attendees. Not only did they speak about Foursquare and the BBM integration, Jeff brought along […]

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Teenager Charged With BlackBerry Incitement In Connection With UK Riots

August 13, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

An eighteen year old from Essex was charged with using BBM to encourage others to take part in the riot. While one of the first, there’s also a Southampton man, aged 27, who was also charged for the same thing. What are the details?

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RIM Reveals BlackBerry Messenger Numbers Grow and Thrive

August 13, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Thanks to the BerryReview team who attended the hackathon, we were able to see and read some great and interesting information regarding the BlackBerry Messenger platform. It’s good to know that the BlackBerry Messenger is still thriving. At the NYC Hackathon Tyler Lessard, VP of BlackBerry Alliances & Developer Relations, shared some numbers.┬áCheck it out…

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Sprint Cancels the 4G BlackBerry PlayBook, The PlayBook Moves On With The Speed of LTE

August 13, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

RIM announced Friday that Sprint was cancelling the 4G BlackBerry PlayBook but will continue to sell the WiFi enabled BlackBerry PlayBook, much to disheartened Sprint customers. There is a silver lining however, as BlackBerry announced the BlackBerry PlayBook will be released in an LTE version. Check it out…

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The Cold Hard Facts of Mobile Security With Do’s And Don’ts

August 13, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

We’ve been following the issue of mobile security. If you think about it, smartphones are computers with voice and just as vulnerable. While some phones are more susceptible than others, BullGuard let us know about an informative article on Mashable. Check it out…

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Checking Out Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader On The BlackBerry PlayBook

August 13, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

While Amazon hasn’t designed an app just yet for the BlackBerry PlayBook, one new alternative is the Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader that works on the BlackBerry PlayBook. I’ve had a few days to check it out, and it’s a great start to reading your Kindle books.

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The Ultra-Thin BlackBerry Curve 9360 Coming to Koodo?

August 11, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

The BlackBerry Curve 9360 is one of the BlackBerry 7 smartphones that wasn’t announced last week. But rumors are this ultra thin BlackBerry is getting ready to make landfall in Canada and the United States. MobileSyrup is reporting that Koodo Mobile is getting ready to launch the new Curve 9360 for $300 contract-free. To refresh […]

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Sprint gearing up BlackBerry Bold 9930 & Torch 9850 Launch for August 21st?

August 11, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

The BlackBerry Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 were announced by Sprint earlier this month, and Sprint said they were coming this fall. Now CrackBerry is reporting that Sprint will be gearing up for an August 21st launch for both devices. Pricing looks to be $249.99 with contract for the Bold 9930 and $149.99 with contract […]

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BerryWeather Updates to v2.6.12 With OS 7 Ready Features and Enhanced Map Support

August 11, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

BerryWeather updated in the BlackBerry Sync Store and it’s now ready for BlackBerry OS 7 with some great enhancements and updates. BerryWeather by Bellshare GmbH is a weather app that lets you keep track of your current weather along with other locations. What’s new?

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BeBuzz by Bellshare GmbH Updates to v4.0.82

August 11, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

    BeBuzz has been updated with a minor update in the BlackBerry Sync Store and the BlackBerry App World. While minor, I love seeing updates. I have used BeBuzz for a long time (formerly named BerryBuzz), and love it for the way to indicate messages even when on silent. What’s BeBuzz ?

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