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BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 UK pricing and availability revealed

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 UK pricing and availability revealed

21 July, 2011 | comments (34)

If you are a BlackBerry faithful living in the UK, you are surely looking forward to the new Bold appearing on the shelves of your local cell phone shop. And now, we are not only about to give you the expected time frame of that happening, but we...


RIM aims to launch 7 new BlackBerries this year

RIM aims to launch 7 new BlackBerries this year

13 July, 2011 | comments (66)

RIM is obviously not having the best of times recently, but it certainly hasn't lost its fighting spirit. The company plans to launch seven new BlackBerry smartphones before this year ends, which is ambitious, to say the least. What's more, the...


New pictures of BlackBerry Touch Monza leak

New pictures of BlackBerry Touch Monza leak

08 July, 2011 | comments (21)

The GSM version of the BlackBerry Touch Monaco - Monza has escaped in the wild once again. This time it broke loose in Greece and we have a few tasty live pictures for you. Unfortunately there are no new details revealed. Well, the Monza fella...


BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 to hit the UK on 15 September

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 to hit the UK on 15 September

05 July, 2011 | comments (40)

Still waiting for the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900? Well, at least we've got a more specific launch date now. According to Amazon UK, the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 is coming on 15 September. There's a white version listed too, but it will come a...


BlackBerry Torch 2 previewed before announcement, liked

BlackBerry Torch 2 previewed before announcement, liked

05 June, 2011 | comments (17)

The BlackBerry Torch 2 has leaked again, this time in a big way - a pre-release unit was put through a whole preview. The preview confirms the positive impressions of people who have played with the Torch 2 even despite its unfinished status. The...


BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 will get delayed launch

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 will get delayed launch

04 June, 2011 | comments (17)

This is a seriously sad piece of news for all the BlackBerry fans out there. The global retail launch of the highly anticipated BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 won't happen until September - a serious departure from the summer launch which was mentioned...

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Android is top smartphone OS in the US, iOS is a close second

Android is top smartphone OS in the US, iOS is a close second

01 June, 2011 | comments (104)

According to the latest report by the analysts from Nielsen, Android enjoys the highest usage among smartphone platforms in the United States, followed by iOS and BlackBerry OS. Some 36 percent of US smartphone users have an Android...


BlackBerry Curve 9370 a.k.a. Apollo poses for a photo shoot

BlackBerry Curve 9370 a.k.a. Apollo poses for a photo shoot

30 May, 2011 | comments (18)

BlackBerry has some hard time keeping its still unannounced phones private. The BlackBerry Curve 9370, previously known as Apollo, leaks today in series of shots and a lengthy demo video. The Curve 9370 a.k.a. Apollo has leaked twice before - via...


Blackberry Torch 2 UPDATE, more images and video footage

Blackberry Torch 2 UPDATE, more images and video footage

29 May, 2011 | comments (18)

Following on from Thursday's Blackberry Torch 2 spy shots, this latest offering gives us a few more sharper images that really show off in greater detail what we can expect from the look of the device. Not only that, the boys at Techno Buffalo have...


Live BlackBerry Torch 2 spy shots leak, confirm promising specs

Live BlackBerry Torch 2 spy shots leak, confirm promising specs

26 May, 2011 | comments (34)

Live photos of the upcoming BlackBerry Torch 2 leaked and it seems that RIM is finally bringing its game up to speed. The device is not only even better looking than its successor, but it also packs some serious punch under its hood. It appears...


Leaked ROM for new BlackBerry Curve packs OS 7 video tutorials

Leaked ROM for new BlackBerry Curve packs OS 7 video tutorials

25 May, 2011 | comments (18)

A ROM image for the BlackBerry Curve 9350/9370 (a.k.a Sedona/Apollo) has leaked with the non-touch BlackBerry OS 7 inside. Four video tutorials were found inside, which give us another taste of the new interface, which is yet to hit the...


BlackBerry Touch 9860 spotted with different buttons

BlackBerry Touch 9860 spotted with different buttons

11 May, 2011 | comments (17)

The BlackBerry Touch 9860 (codename Monza) showed up in some spy shots with a minor facelift – there were four physical buttons under the screen instead of the capacitive buttons we’ve seen in previous leaks. The Monza is the GSM version of the...


BlackBerry OS 7 browser beats iOS, Android browsers

BlackBerry OS 7 browser beats iOS, Android browsers

03 May, 2011 | comments (57)

The new BlackBerry OS 7 listed browser improvements as one of its major selling points. Some benchmarks from RIM show impressive results – the browser bests Mobile Safari and the Android Browser at JavaScript and page loading times. Tests were...


BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 and 9930 announced, run on BB OS7

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 and 9930 announced, run on BB OS7

02 May, 2011 | comments (43)

Today RIM announced two new BlackBerry QWERTY bars to join the Bold lineup - the Touch 9900 and Touch 9930. Both smartphones feature 2.8-inch VGA touchscreens and run on the newly announced BlackBerry OS 7 The BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900...


BlackBerry OS 7 announced, old devices not supported

BlackBerry OS 7 announced, old devices not supported

02 May, 2011 | comments (50)

What was rumored as BlackBerry OS 6.1 was officially announced as OS 7 because RIM felt the improvements were too big for a mere 0.1 update. Bad news for old devices though – they won’t be getting in on the action. BlackBerry OS 7 will launch...

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BlackBerry Bold Touch gets featured ahead of announcement

BlackBerry Bold Touch gets featured ahead of announcement

30 April, 2011 | comments (45)

BlackBerry World Conference is only a day away but RIM simply couldn't wait. A couple of pictures of the highly anticipated BlackBerry Bold Touch surfaced on the company's website and all but confirmed its official announcement in the coming...


 IDC releases Q1 2011 shipments data, Apple doubles marketshare

IDC releases Q1 2011 shipments data, Apple doubles marketshare

29 April, 2011 | comments (25)

According to the analysts from IDC, the global mobile phone market grew by almost 20% compared to Q1 of last year. This is mostly due to the skyrocketing in smartphone sales, especially in emerging markets all over the world. The 20 percent...


Android Market surpassed the Apple App Store in free app count

Android Market surpassed the Apple App Store in free app count

28 April, 2011 | comments (62)

Apple’s App Store has held the top spot pretty much since the dawn of app stores but the times they are a-changin’. The Android Market has already surpassed the App Store in terms of free apps and analysts from Distimo estimate it will soon overtake...


Nielsen: Android overtakes iOS in desirability, sales in the US

Nielsen: Android overtakes iOS in desirability, sales in the US

27 April, 2011 | comments (46)

Nielsen asked US consumers about smartphone OS' during the first quarter of this year and found out that Android has been the most popular with new buyers lately and the most desirable OS too. Interestingly, the number of people who answered “Not...


BlackBerry Curve Touch might be announced at BlackBerry World

BlackBerry Curve Touch might be announced at BlackBerry World

20 April, 2011 | comments (30)

Yet another leak of a touchscreen-packing BlackBerry. This time it’s the BlackBerry Curve Touch – with rumored T-Mobile branding and a possible appearance at the BlackBerry World next month. Unlike the other Curve models, this one drops the...