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Scott is the founder and editor of BlackBerrySync.com. Since the launch of BBSync in April 2007, Scott has been providing the latest BlackBerry news and reviews to you. Scott is a pure BlackBerry addict, and loves sharing his addiction with the BBSync readers. You can follow me on twitter @BlackBerrySync and @SmartphoneScott.

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Launches with Native Apps, Android App Player and More…

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 Launches with Native Apps, Android App Player and More…

February 21, 2012 | By | 6 Comments

It’s been a long time coming and I’m happy to report that RIM has finally launched the major BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 update. This new update brings much needed features like built-in email, contacts, and calendar, integrated social networking for Facebook, Twitter, and Linked In, updated BlackBerry Bridge with awesome features like remote control, which allows you […]

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First Image of the BlackBerry 10 Smartphone “London” Leaked

First Image of the BlackBerry 10 Smartphone “London” Leaked

February 1, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

We first saw a mock up of the BlackBerry London a couple months ago. London is the code-name for the first BlackBerry 10 smartphone, which is expected to launch later this year. Now curiosity of CrackBerry, a new image of BlackBerry London has leaked out, and it appears to be right from an internal presentation. As you […]

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RIM Previews BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES 2012

RIM Previews BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES 2012

January 9, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

RIM just sent out a press release to let us know they’ll be showcasing BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 at CES 2012. The new PlayBook OS will bring the much anticipated native applications for email and contacts, as well social network integration. PlayBook OS 2.0 will also bring an awesome (and much needed) function to BlackBerry […]

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RIM officially unveils BlackBerry OS 7.1 at CES 2012

RIM officially unveils BlackBerry OS 7.1 at CES 2012

January 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

RIM has kicked off CES 2012 with the announcement of BlackBerry 7.1 OS. BlackBerry 7.1 brings the same look and feel of BlackBerry 7, but bring NFC via BlackBerry Tags, Mobile Hotspot, and an FM Radio for the new Curve models. It is expected OS will begin rolling out over the next little bit from […]

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OS 7.1.0.190 Leaked for Bold 9900, Torch 9810, Torch 9860

OS 7.1.0.190 Leaked for Bold 9900, Torch 9810, Torch 9860

January 9, 2012 | By | Add a Comment

A new round of BlackBerry OS 7.1 has been leaked for the Bold 9900, Torch 9810, and Torch 9860 smartphones. This latest version brings bug fixes and should enable the Mobile Hotspot feature on the Bold 9900 and possibily the other models, although we have not confirmed that yet. We’ve heard that .190 is running […]

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RIM Looking at Licensing BlackBerry 10 OS to Manufactures like HTC or Samsung?

RIM Looking at Licensing BlackBerry 10 OS to Manufactures like HTC or Samsung?

January 4, 2012 | By | 2 Comments

Here is a very interesting BlackBerry 10 rumor for the day. According to Jefferies & Co.’s analyst, Peter Misek, RIM might be looking at licensing the BlackBerry 10 OS to smartphone manufactures such as Samsung or HTC. Here is what Misek had to say: We think some of this has already been started with RIM likely agreeing to […]

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BlackBerry Milan – QWERTY Slider BlackBerry 10 Smartphone Scrapped?

BlackBerry Milan – QWERTY Slider BlackBerry 10 Smartphone Scrapped?

January 4, 2012 | By | 1 Comment

Over the past few months there has been a lot of buzz about BBX BlackBerry 10 hardware. It all started with the BlackBerry Colt, which apparently was killed off, then the BlackBerry code-named London arrived, shortly followed by Milan, the slide-up (Torch-like) QWERTY BB10 smartphone. Well N4BB is reporting that this BlackBerry may have been […]

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BBM Canada smacks RIM with Trademark Lawsuit for BBM name

BBM Canada smacks RIM with Trademark Lawsuit for BBM name

December 23, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

It feels like RIM just can’t win these days. RIM just lost the court battle to use the trademark BBX for their next-generation platform, and now a Canadian company called BBM Canada is suing RIM for trademark infringement for the term BBM in Canada. According to RIM’s website they own the trademark to BBM in the United […]

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Anonymous source claims BlackBerry 10 is a failure, RIM fires back….

Anonymous source claims BlackBerry 10 is a failure, RIM fires back….

December 23, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

You know I’m getting really sick of writing negative news surrounding RIM. BGR published a post earlier today that one of their sources at RIM says BlackBerry 10 is already a fail, and won’t be able to compete with compete with iOS and/or Android, at all. The post also goes on to say that RIM’s […]

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Angry Birds Now Available for the BlackBerry PlayBook!

Angry Birds Now Available for the BlackBerry PlayBook!

December 21, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Huge news today! RIM just let us know that Angry Birds is now available for the BlackBerry PlayBook. Three series of the popular Angry Birds game will be launching for the PlayBook. Details are below… Angry Birds: The survival of the Angry Birds is at stake! Dish out revenge on the pigs who stole the […]

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Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook Updated to v2.1

Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook Updated to v2.1

December 20, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

RIM just let us know that Facebook for the BlackBerry PlayBook has been updated to version 2.1. This update brings Facebook Groups as well improved media access. RIM also made sure it was important to you all know that these features adds was all from consumer feedback. You can grab the update in BlackBerry App […]

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Official: OS 7.1.0.163 for BlackBerry Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 from Sprint

Official: OS 7.1.0.163 for BlackBerry Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 from Sprint

December 19, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Right before the weekend, Sprint launched a nice little surprise for their Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 customers. Customers with the new Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 now have access to OS 7.1 which brings several upgrades, including the much-anticipated Portable Hotspot feature. We should also point out that this can be installed on ANY CDMA […]

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