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Scott is the founder and editor of 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 2.0 Screenshots Show BBM, Video Store, and What Else?

December 1, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

We all know the upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.0 software update will bring much needed native apps like email, address book, and calendar. The folks at spotted a couple really interesting things during the BlackBerry Mobile Fusion webcast. If you look really closely at the Tablet OS 2.0 demo, you will notice a native BBM client […]

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Will the first BBX Phone be called the BlackBerry Surfboard? We hope not.

December 1, 2011 | By | 10 Comments

Remember that device we talked about a couple weeks ago called BlackBerry London? Well new rumors floating around the internet say that RIM might be looking to brand their first BBX superphone “Surfboard”. Of course these are just rumors, and we will have to take them with a huge grain of salt, until the official […]

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RIM Announces BlackBerry Mobile Fusion – The Next Generation Enterprise Mobility Solution for BlackBerry, Android and iOS Smartphones and Tablets

November 29, 2011 | By | 7 Comments

RIM Announces BlackBerry Mobile Fusion-The Next Generation Enterprise Mobility Solution for BlackBerry, Android and iOS Smartphones and Tablets Simplifies Management of Smartphones and Tablets for Business and Government Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today introduced BlackBerry® Mobile Fusion – the Company’s next-generation enterprise mobility solution and RIM’s entry into […]

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Leaked: BlackBerry Bold 9900 OS with Wi-Fi Hotspot and NFC

November 26, 2011 | By | 4 Comments

For those of you who have been waiting for RIM to launch OS 7.1 we have some semi-good news, it’s not officially available yet, but it has been leaked online. This is the first leak for OS 7.1 and it seems to be an early build from RIM. This leak (OS for the Bold […]

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BlackBerry PlayBook OS Updated to v1.0.8.4985

November 25, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

    The BlackBerry PlayBook OS has been updated to v1.0.8.4985. This Tablet OS upgrade brings Adobe Flash Player version 11.1 and Adobe AIR 3.1, plus minor bug fixes, including Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity improvements. You can get more details on the update below… Updated version of Adobe® Flash® Player version 11.1 and Adobe AIR® 3.1 Daylight […]

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BlackBerry Desktop Software for Mac Updated to v.

November 22, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

For the mac users like myself out there, BlackBerry Desktop Software has been updated to v. This update is said to add support for newer BlackBerry smartphones like the Bold 9790, Curve 9380, and Porsche P’9981. Personally I’m hoping to see it run better, because it still feels very sloppy when compared to the PC […]

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RIM confirms Power Issues with BlackBerry 7 Smartphones

November 22, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

For a while now we’ve been hearing of some BlackBerry 7 smartphones just dying. Most of the time the dead devices are after the device has been charging all night. Well a RIM spokesperson has confirm the power issue with this statement: A RIM spokeswoman confirmed that a “limited number of customers have reported an […]

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RIM introduces the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380

November 15, 2011 | By | 9 Comments

Early this morning a press release came out from RIM introducing two new BlackBerry 7 smartphones, the Bold 9790 and Curve 9380. The new Bold 9790 brings the familiar design of the popular Bold 9700 and 9780 smartphones, and updates it with a high-resolution touchscreen, 1GHz processor, and 8GB on on-board memory. While the new Curve 9380 […]

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Meet the BlackBerry London, the first BBX Superphone from RIM…

November 14, 2011 | By | 6 Comments

Could it be? Is this a BlackBerry BBX OS powered superphone? RIM’s new BBX operating system is set to be unveiled sometime next year, with their new Superphones being available publicly mid-2012. The Verge is reporting that this could in fact be the first live shots of a BBX smartphone, which will be powered by a TI OMAP dual-core […]

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FCC sneaks out a new BlackBerry for AT&T… Most likely the Bold 9790

November 14, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Usually when we see BlackBerry models leak online they have weird code-names like Knight or Onyx. However the FCC has just released documents for a BlackBerry model REA71UW. While this doesn’t mean much to us, we would guess its going to be the new BlackBerry Bold 9790. This device sports the correct 3G bands for AT&T, […]

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Bell to launch BlackBerry Bold 9900 in White on November 24th

November 14, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 in white has just started to make its way into the UK, and it looks like Canadians will have their chance to score the new white Bold in the coming weeks. MobileSyrup is reporting that Bell will be launching the Bold 9900 White on November 27th, with pricing expected to remain […]

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Install BAR Files Over-The-Air with LocalBar for the PlayBook

November 8, 2011 | By | 5 Comments

Any PlayBook owners out there who are running the Developer OS 2.0 beta know that installing Android apps is annoying (especially if you use a Mac). A reader at CB Forums has created a great PlayBook app that allows you to install Android BAR files over-the-air, simply by downloading the apps from the web browser, and […]

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