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RIM to showcase BlackBerry OS 10 at MWC this year

RIM to showcase BlackBerry OS 10 at MWC this year

06 January, 2012 | comments (28)

RIM will be showcasing their next generation BlackBerry OS 10 (earlier known as BBX) at Mobile World Congress in February. Unfortunately, the company has no plans to actually launch any smartphones running BB 10 at MWC, and they still plan...


Yet unannounced BlackBerry Milan may have been canceled

Yet unannounced BlackBerry Milan may have been canceled

04 January, 2012 | comments (20)

Rumor has it that RIM has scratched off one town of its travelogue of code names - Milan. It is (was?) a portrait slider with a 4.2" screen, running RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS (shortly known as BBX). A leaked mockup of the phone looks very...


Android nears 50% mark in the US, comScore reports

Android nears 50% mark in the US, comScore reports

30 December, 2011 | comments (97)

comScore has just published their new report on the US smartphone market and it turns out that there are no dramatic changes to be witnessed. Android continued to be the fastest growing mobile platform around and even the launch of the iPhone 4S...


Argentina bans iPhone and BlackBerry sales

Argentina bans iPhone and BlackBerry sales

28 December, 2011 | comments (112)

The Argentinian government has banned the import and sales of Apple's iPhone and all BlackBerry smartphones, among others. The ban also extends over all foreign-made phones, but it seems Apple and RIM among the few of the major phone makers who...


Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9981 comes to the UK

Porsche Design BlackBerry P'9981 comes to the UK

24 December, 2011 | comments (39)

At first glimpse, we weren't sure what to make of the strange metal-clad QWERTY bar, bestowed with the all-important BlackBerry logo atop its display. We at first, speculated its legitimacy, whether it was ushering in a new design language for the...

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RIM reports Q3 earnings, has seen better times

RIM reports Q3 earnings, has seen better times

16 December, 2011 | comments (74)

RIM reported its Q3 earnings yesterday and, dare we say, things are looking far from great for the Canadian giant. The maker of everything BlackBerry reported a net income of $265 million - a hefty 71% drop from the $911 million it made for the...

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SIM-free BlackBerry Bold 9790 hits UK on January 9

SIM-free BlackBerry Bold 9790 hits UK on January 9

13 December, 2011 | comments (14)

We can finally give those of you living in the UK and eager to get their hands on a BlackBerry Bold 9790 a date to circle on their calendars. According to an online retailer the latest Bold smartphone will hit the shores of the United Kingdom on...


BlackBerry Bold 9790 to launch on November 25

BlackBerry Bold 9790 to launch on November 25

21 November, 2011 | comments (45)

RIM announced the OS 7-running BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 just a week ago, but it's today we get the first details on the availability. It seems the first country to get BlackBerry Bold 9790 is Indonesia. RIM has opened the first...


Gartner report on Q3 smartphone market: Android keeps dominating

Gartner report on Q3 smartphone market: Android keeps dominating

15 November, 2011 | comments (90)

The market analysts from Gartner have posted their report on the smartphone market in Q3 and have outlined some pretty interesting trends. The market as a whole grew by 5.6% and Android saw its share more than double and its total shipments nearly...


BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 announced

BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 announced

15 November, 2011 | comments (53)

Today RIM announced two new additions to its lineup of smartphones. The QWERTY-packing Bold 9790 and the full-touch Curve 9380 both run on BlackBerry OS 7 and feature HVGA+ (480 x 360 pixels) screens. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 comes with a 2.45"...


BlackBerry London leaks out in a single picture, raises questions

BlackBerry London leaks out in a single picture, raises questions

14 November, 2011 | comments (97)

It is no secret, that RIM is going through difficult times these days. The Canadian company's recently announced BBX platform is expected to change its current state of affairs for the better by (finally) integrating BlackBerry OS and QNX. Today,...


T-Mobile to get the Blackberry Torch 9810 on November 9

T-Mobile to get the Blackberry Torch 9810 on November 9

03 November, 2011 | comments (18)

T-Mobile US has just announced that it will be offering the BlackBerry Torch 9810. The QWERTY-packing vertical slider will be hitting the shelves of the T-Mobile shops on November 9. The BlackBerry flagship will become one of the most expensive...


The Blackberry P9981 by Porsche Design officially unveiled

The Blackberry P9981 by Porsche Design officially unveiled

27 October, 2011 | comments (51)

At a special event held in Dubai, Blackberry with cooperation with Porsche Design unveiled the Blackberry Porsche Design P9981. It's essentially a Bold Touch 9900, but with special treatment from the folks at Porsche Design. As you can...

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The BlackBerry Colt to be RIM's first BBX superphone?

The BlackBerry Colt to be RIM's first BBX superphone?

26 October, 2011 | comments (37)

Not long ago RIM announced its new BBX platform and the BBX OS for smartphones and tablets. We have already seen the a glimpse of the new platform in the Playbook, but what all BlackBerry loyal users expect to see is this new OS on a...


Porsche Design and BlackBerry team up for the 9980

Porsche Design and BlackBerry team up for the 9980

20 October, 2011 | comments (61)

When we caught site of this particular 'Berry, we first thought RIM had just decided to do away with their current design language altogether and hit the market with a new, sharper image. Roll on nearly two months however and the particuliar beast...


RIM announces BBX - the new platform for phones and tablets

RIM announces BBX - the new platform for phones and tablets

18 October, 2011 | comments (26)

Quite expectedly RIM has just announced its new platform called BBX. BBX combines "the best of BlackBerry and the best of QNX", as RIM puts it. The new BBX-OS based on this BBX platform will be for both smartphones and tablets, and will offer...


RIM to offer all Blackberry users free apps starting October 19

RIM to offer all Blackberry users free apps starting October 19

17 October, 2011 | comments (57)

RIM takes its apologies one step further after the nasty outage of RIM's servers which made all Blackberry users' life hell for a period of up to three days. Following the company's official excuse issued in a press release, now Research in Motion...


BlackBerry 9380 and 9790 get officially announced, sort of

BlackBerry 9380 and 9790 get officially announced, sort of

16 October, 2011 | comments (15)

RIM has announced the new BlackBerry 9380 and 9790 smartphones. However, this is not your usual announcement, with detailed specs and press images. The announcement comes in the form of a blog post which was addressed towards the developer...


RIM's Q2 results are out, seem disappointing

RIM's Q2 results are out, seem disappointing

16 September, 2011 | comments (47)

RIM has posted the financial results for the second fiscal quarter of the year, which in their case are the three months ending on August 27th. Things are definitely not as good as the company expected with the sales of the PlayBook tablet being...


BlackBerry Bold 9790 gets caught in blurry shots

BlackBerry Bold 9790 gets caught in blurry shots

12 September, 2011 | comments (23)

The BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 already has the title of the thinnest smartphone to come from RIM. The rest of its measures however, could have been more pocket friendly, leaving a lot of BlackBerry fans out there, wanting a device, which, in terms...