Category: Curve 8500 Series

BlackBerry Curve 85xx Stops Bullet from Victim’s Boyfriend

February 13, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

A Dayton woman escaped injury after he BlackBerry Curve 8500 series smartphone stopped a bullet. The woman and her boyfriend were out for dinner, and as they were leaving the boyfriend went to put his jacket on… While he was putting his jacket on it caught on his handgun and fired directly at the woman. […]

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More Proof Fido’s getting the BlackBerry Curve 8520 Shortly…

February 12, 2010 | By | 3 Comments

We’ve been hearing for a while that Fido will be releasing the entry level BlackBerry Curve 8520. The guys over at MobileSyrup have been doing some poking around trying to find it, and it looks like they did. If you look hard enough on Best Buy Canada’s website you will find a picture of the […]

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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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Rogers says Hello to White BlackBerry Curve 8520

January 22, 2010 | By | 1 Comment

After the iPhone 3G was launched it seems white colored smartphones have really taken off, RIM recently introduced the white BlackBerry Bold 9000 and Curve 8520. Well BBCool is reporting that Rogers stores have started to receive sellable units. Sadly these new units are still running OS 4.6 when the newly released CDMA model (8530) […]

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TELUS launches the BlackBerry Curve 8530

January 19, 2010 | By | Add a Comment

This morning, TELUS Mobility has finally¬†launched the CDMA BlackBerry Curve 8530 smartphone.¬† You can get it for $49.99 on a 3 year contract, or buy it straight up for $349.99.¬† It comes in silver or red (the red looks kinda nice in my opinion) and should hit stores in the next couple of days. The […]

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Virgin Mobile Canada Getting Ready to Roll Out BlackBerry Curve 8530, Bold 9700, and more

January 17, 2010 | By | 2 Comments

Oops! Looks like Virgin Mobile accidentally slipped their new HSPA lineup this weekend. The guys over MobileSyrup got wind of Virgin putting up their upcoming devices in the user manuals section of their website. Virign is set to unveil their HSPA network (thanks to Bell) early next month, and from what we’ve seen its going […]

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Fido to release BlackBerry Curve 8520 in Q1, 2010

January 12, 2010 | By | 3 Comments

Fido users rejoice! MobileSyrup is reporting that Fido will finally be bringing a new BlackBerry smartphone to the market, the BlackBerry Curve 8520 is set to replace the aging Pearl 8100 that Fido has been offering now for way too long. A tipster over at HowardForums says that Fido inventory systems have been loaded up […]

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BlackBerry Curve 8530 comes to Bell for $50 w/ 3 Year Term

December 27, 2009 | By | 3 Comments

Something I forgot to post over the long holiday weekend, it seems that Bell decided to launch the new BlackBerry Curve 8530 on Boxing Day. The new Curve 8530 joins Bell’s slowly aging CDMA lineup, and replacing the Curve 8330. Bell currently offers the 8530 in both black or the exclusive royal purple color for […]

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BlackBerry Curve 8530 Now Available from Sprint

December 19, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Looks like Sprint has an early Christmas present for all, yesterday they released the BlackBerry Curve 8530 for everyone. The new Curve features Wi-Fi, GPS, optical trackpad, OS 5.0, 2.0 megapixel camera (without flash), and dedicated media keys on the top of the device. This new entry level Curve can be yours for $49.99 with […]

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Bell to launch BlackBerry Curve 8530 on December 26th

December 16, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

It’s a weird time to launch a new device in my opinion, but looks like Bell will be launching the BlackBerry Curve 8530 in two colors on December 26th. Bell will offer the Curve 8530 in both black, and an exclusive color called “Royal Purple”. No word on pricing yet, but we can’t see it […]

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Case-Mate’s new Hybrid Cases for BlackBerry Curve 8900/8520/8530 and Tour 9630

November 24, 2009 | By | 2 Comments

Meet the new Case-Mate Hybrid Case designed for the BlackBerry Curve 8900, Curve 8520/8530 and Tour 9630. These cases have been designed to provide maximum protection by offering two layers to wrap around your device. The first layer is a tough custom fitted silicon skin, followed by an ABS plastic shell. These cases seem to […]

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AT&T announces BlackBerry Curve 8520 is Coming Soon!

November 17, 2009 | By | 6 Comments

AT&T took some time this morning to announce the BlackBerry Curve 8520 is coming soon. The Curve 8520 is the entry level BlackBerry, featuring optical trackpad, Wi-Fi, GPS, along with dedicated music keys, and a 2.0 megapixel camera, without flash. The Curve 8520 is expected to launch in the “coming weeks” for $99.99 with two […]

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