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Next-gen BlackBerry platform to be called BlackBerry 10

Next-gen BlackBerry platform to be called BlackBerry 10

07 December, 2011 | comments (34)

RIM's plans to name its upcoming platform BBX have fallen through because of a certain BASIS International that currently owns the rights to the name who fought for it against RIM in court and managed to prevent RIM from using it....

Tags: RIM, BlackBerr


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...


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"...


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...

Tags: RIM, Blackberry


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...


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...


comScore: Android widens its lead on iOS in the US

comScore: Android widens its lead on iOS in the US

06 October, 2011 | comments (30)

td { font-size: 12px !important; } .bgdark td { background: #F7F6F1 !important; } .bglight td { background: #E5E5E5 !important; } comScore have tallied the numbers and have come up with a report on phone usage in the US for...


UBS study shows 89% of iPhone owners plan to buy Apple again

UBS study shows 89% of iPhone owners plan to buy Apple again

23 September, 2011 | comments (159)

The holiday season is coming and people are starting to think what they can replace their aging phone with. Analysts at UBS did a survey, which revealed interesting stats about retention rates - that is how many people plan to stick with the same...


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...


RIM announces BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370

RIM announces BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360 and 9370

23 August, 2011 | comments (33)

RIM has just announced three new BackBerry phones. The 9350, the 9360 and the 9370 are part of the BlackBerry Curve range and are aimed at those seeking a BlackBerry phone under a tight budget. The three phones are mostly similar, with each...


BlackBerry App World 3.0 Beta now available to try

BlackBerry App World 3.0 Beta now available to try

06 August, 2011 | comments (20)

Team RIM and the 'boys in the labs' have been working on the latest iteration of the Blackberry App World, version 3.0 and it seems that they're pretty pleased with the results. The new App World home screen design The changes are apparent...


comScore reports on market and OS marketshare in the US for Q2

comScore reports on market and OS marketshare in the US for Q2

05 August, 2011 | comments (65)

td { font-size: 12px !important; } .bgdark td { background: #F7F6F1 !important; } .bglight td { background: #C5C5C5 !important; } comScore released their report on the mobile phone market in the US for the second quarter of...


Apple largest smartphone manufacturer in the world

Apple largest smartphone manufacturer in the world

05 August, 2011 | comments (229)

According to the latest report by the International Data Corporation Apple is now the world’s largest smartphone manufacturer. Apple shipped 20.3 million iPhones by Q2, 2011, up by 141.1 percent from last year’s 8.4 million and its...

Tags: Apple, Samsung, Nokia, RIM, HTC


Android top operating system in the US, Apple top manufacturer

Android top operating system in the US, Apple top manufacturer

28 July, 2011 | comments (102)

According to the latest research by Nielsen conducted in the month of June, Android has again come out as the top smartphone operating system with 39 percent market share. Meanwhile, Apple with its iOS has gained a market share of 28 percent, also...


New pictures of BlackBerry Touch 9860 Monza and Torch 2 9810

New pictures of BlackBerry Touch 9860 Monza and Torch 2 9810

28 July, 2011 | comments (9)

The BlackBerry Touch 9860 Monza and the Torch 2 9810 have leaked once again on pictures and video, this time in Vietnam. We've already lost count of those existing leaks and there is virtually nothing we don't already know about these smartphones....


New BlackBerries coming today, is it the Torch 2 and the Touch 9860?

New BlackBerries coming today, is it the Torch 2 and the Touch 9860?

26 July, 2011 | comments (23)

We know for sure there are new BlackBerries coming today - RIM took to Twitter and Facebook to generate some buzz over the upcoming BB OS 7 phones. Are they the Torch 2 9810 and Touch 9860? Well, leaked press shots of these two devices make them the...


BlackBerry Bold Touch demoed on video ahead of launch

BlackBerry Bold Touch demoed on video ahead of launch

26 July, 2011 | comments (15)

Verizon probably won’t be very pleased with this but it seems one of their web admins inadvertently ended up posting a video of an upcoming phone at the wrong place at the wrong time. So what was supposed to be a video of the BlackBerry 9650 ended...


BlackBerry Bold 9790 leaks again through tutorial videos

BlackBerry Bold 9790 leaks again through tutorial videos

25 July, 2011 | comments (24)

A couple of months after it was first spotted, the BlackBerry Bold 9790 is again peeking from under RIMs covers. Also known as the Bellagio, the Bold 9790 is similar to the Bold Touch 9900, with a touchscreen display, 8GB internal memory and running...