Category: Breaking News

BBX OS Officially Announced – One Powerful OS for Smartphones, Tablets, and Embedded Devices

October 18, 2011 | By | 2 Comments

The BlackBerry Developers Conference (DevCon) kicked off this morning with RIM’s official announcement of BBX, the next-generation operating system from Research In Motion. BBX combines the best of BlackBerry and QNX and will bring this OS to BlackBerry smartphones, tablets, and embedded devices. Along side with the BBX announcement, RIM announced that the PlayBook OS […]

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RIM Wants You to Forgive and Forget with FREE Premium Apps

October 17, 2011 | By | 3 Comments

The BlackBerry outage last week was definitely painful for both personal and corporate users. RIM knows this and they are trying to heal the wound by offering up tons of free premium apps for BlackBerry smartphones. RIM will be offering about $100 worth of free apps (device depending). The free apps include popular apps like DriveSafe.ly, Shazam Encore, Vlingo […]

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AT&T announces the BlackBerry Torch 9800 – Coming August 12th

August 3, 2010 | By | 9 Comments

Just a few minutes ago, AT&T held a media event in New York to announce the new BlackBerry Torch 9800. As you may know the Torch 9800 is a new hybrid smartphone featuring a full touch display and slide out QWERTY keyboard. The BlackBerry Torch operates on BlackBerry 6, RIM’s next generation operating system. The […]

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BlackBerry Floats Higher Than Apple, As RIM’s BlackBerry Curve Beats Out Apple’s iPhone

May 4, 2009 | By | 4 Comments

The NPD Group, a leader in wireless industry market research, released their “Smartphone Market Update” report which is based on US Consumer sales of smartphones. And once again, RIM proves to be the leader. The NPD Group attributed the rise to a “buy-one-get-one” sale by Verizon Wireless, which helped RIM’s numbers increase by fifteen percent […]

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BlackBerry 9630 Accessory SKU found in Telus Inventory

April 30, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Seems this will be a double confirmed rumor as CrackBerry has just posted a similar screenshot! An accessory for the BlackBerry 9630 has shown up in Telus’ inventory system. What does this mean? Well according to our tipster this means that Telus is starting to get ready for the launch of the 9630 and that […]

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OS Alert: OS 4.7.0.132 leaked for the BlackBerry Storm 9530!

April 23, 2009 | By | 3 Comments

Hi Stormies! Kevin over at Crackberry has just let us know that OS 4.7.0.132 has been leaked for the BlackBerry Storm 9530!  It’s nice to see they have been keeping the updates coming!  I know that with every release, Verizon users are groaning because they have yet to see an official update.  But I’m pretty […]

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RIM seeks to Hug Suppliers as the Economy Falls.

April 15, 2009 | By | Add a Comment

Interesting news has come from Bloomberg, re: Research in Motion, Ltd (NASDAQ GS:RIMM) Squeeze On Suppliers. RIMM has experienced revenue growth this last quarter, and has always maintained a focus not only on growth, but the margins as well, especially as it has broken more into the comsumer market from the corporate side of the […]

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First shots of BlackBerry Niagara 9630 – CDMA Bold/Curve 8900 Crossover!

March 5, 2009 | By | 8 Comments

CrackBerry has shown us the first live pictures of the heavely rumored BlackBerry Niagara. In case you don’t know what “Niagara” is it’s going to be the CDMA Bold/Curve combonation featuring a CDMA/EVDO Rev. A Radio with 3.2 megapixel camera, GPS and of course a full QWERTY keyboard. Apparently RIM might have cut plans to […]

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BlackBerry 9630 will be Niagara, the new Verizon World Edition BlackBerry

February 28, 2009 | By | 12 Comments

This one has me excited because I’ve always been a fan of my 8830 World Edition even though its been replaced by several newer models. Boy Genius got new details about the rumored BlackBerry Niagara, which in the past was rumored to be called Bold 9030 or 8930. Well it’s not going to be either […]

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Better finger selection for Copy/Paste/Edit coming to future Storm OS!!

February 25, 2009 | By | 16 Comments

We just received a tip that an upcoming BlackBerry Storm OS will introduce better finger movements for copy/pasting and selecting text. In the picture above you see the little box which you can drag along to highlight text. It’s quite a good idea!! We can’t tell you just yet what OS this will appear in […]

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RIM 2009 Roadmap shows 3 new CDMA models and more…

December 25, 2008 | By | 17 Comments

Great news has arrived for those CDMA users in the house. A leaked document shows that three new CDMA BlackBerry models will be launching in the first half of 2009. These code-named models include “Niagara” the CDMA BlackBerry Bold 9030, “Jupiter” the CDMA BlackBerry Curve 8900, and “Apex” the CDMA BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8230. Here’s […]

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Confirmation BlackBerry coming to Fido in 2009!!

December 25, 2008 | By | 3 Comments

More Rogers/Fido leaks have arrived today. Looks like BlackBerry will be coming to Fido between Febuary to April 2009! Fido will be lauching three BlackBerry models in 2009. It includes BlackBerry Pearl Flip 82xx, Pearl 8110 and wait for it… Curve 8900. No pricing is known at this time but stay tuned when we get […]

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