Tag: CTIA 2008
Well CTIA Fall 2008 was huge for RIM this fall. We saw tons of press releases, two new BlackBerry models and new services. Unfortunately no sign of the long awaited BlackBerry Javelin or Storm/Thunder but they should come before the years finished. Here is a run down of what happend at CTIA Fall 2008 starting [...]
If your like me and haven’t heard of Slacker before it’s a personal radio that provides access to over 100 expert programmed stations or 10,000 artist stations online. Slacker is currently only available in the United States, but hopefully they will come to Canada some day. Slacker and RIM today announced plans to bring users [...]
Tons of announcements came in from CTIA Fall 2008 today. RIM announced deals with both MySpace and Ticketmaster just to further advance their consumer marketing. MySpace – Similar to RIM’s Facebook application, the MySpace application will allow users to connect to their friends and message between members, view real time status and mood updates, find [...]
RIM has showed us at CTIA Fall 08′ that they have lots planned for this year. The first announcement this morning was that TiVo will be coming to BlackBerry. The new service is expected later this year, along with some other goodies (cough *Thunder/Storm* cough). “TiVo subscribers will soon be able to wirelessly control their [...]
CrackBerry and friends have got some live shots of the newly announced BlackBerry Pearl 8220. One of the colors coming for T-Mobile USA is this dark red color. It’s a fairly nice shade of red similar to the Red Curve. Other colors. If you don’t like the red T-Mobile will also be launching it in [...]
This week at CTIA Fall 2008 has been interesting so far for RIM. Early this morning start with the launch of the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 and now RIM is proud to announce the much needed iDEN BlackBerry Curve 8350i. Finally his brings a upgrade to iDEN users on Sprint-Nextel’s aging iDEN network. This new [...]
RIM today has officially announced the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 smartphone. The new Pearl Flip is RIM’s first flip phone on the market and will feature Quadband GSM, EDGE, 2.0 megapixel camera, GPS, Wi-Fi and RIM’s new OS 4.6 as seen on the Bold. Full details can be found on BlackBerryPearl.com. The Pearl Flip will [...]
A leaked document from AT&T’s PR department courtesy of The Boy Genius shows that the BlackBerry Bold will be launching next month. The document doesn’t include any official launch date and it appears they are still waiting for an official quote from RIM. The Bold will be available from AT&T for $299.99 with contract. Keep [...]
Doug from BBCool has been covering CTIA in San Francasico this week. Doug snapped some pictures of RIM’s booth. Nothing too crazy to report about but hopefully after tomorrow we will see the new BlackBerry Pearl 8220 (Kickstart) and all of its crazy accessories. Now lets all sit down and hope for the BlackBerry Thudner/Storm [...]
Apparently Sprint-Nextel’s CEO Dan Hesse announced at CTIA 2008 that Nextel will gain a Wi-Fi iDen BlackBerry. This new BlackBerry will replace Nextel’s old school BlackBerry 7100i. Unfortunately thats all we know but hopefully RIM pulls something tough out. [Source]
Opera has just announced the release of their Opera Mini 4.1 beta for BlackBerry. It’s sporting some new features such as text searching, predictive text for addresses commonly used, downloading and uploading files and save it for later (offline viewing). Head over to operamini.com/beta to download.
[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/2LtiTB3F3ss" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /] Kevin from CrackBerry has been working around the CTIA 2008 floors. He managed to get a sneak peak at Guitar Hero Mobile for BlackBerry. It’s running on a BlackBerry Pearl. Check out the video it looks pretty sweet. You can find all the details of Guitar Hero launching here.