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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...


Android and iOS growth continues as RIM falters, comScore reports

Android and iOS growth continues as RIM falters, comScore reports

06 July, 2011 | comments (84)

Mobile market analysts from comScore have just published their monthly report on the market shares of the major operating systems and manufacturers in the US. The data gathered in the three months ending in May 23 point to Android as the biggest...


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...


iPhone sales in the US up while others stagnate

iPhone sales in the US up while others stagnate

02 July, 2011 | comments (290)

According to the latest survey by Nielsen, 38% of mobile phone users in the US now own a smartphone. Also, out of all the people who purchased phones in the last three months, 55% purchased a smartphone, up from 34% last year. The current...


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 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 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...


BlackBerry Bold Touch 9860 and Torch 9900 promo videos leak

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9860 and Torch 9900 promo videos leak

14 April, 2011 | comments (12)

Two 30-second promo clips of the upcoming BlackBerry Bold Torch 9860 and BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 leaked today. As you'd imagine, the videos show some of the main features of the two phones and reconfirm RIM's intentions of putting them into...


Android will rule the smartphones, WP7 will be second, says Gartner

Android will rule the smartphones, WP7 will be second, says Gartner

08 April, 2011 | comments (122)

According to the analysts over at Gartner, Android will be the most popular mobile OS in the next four years reaching almost 50% market share. Meanwhile Windows Phone will catch up and overtake the second place from iOS by 2015 with 20% market...


The BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 gets a quick hands-on action

The BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 gets a quick hands-on action

08 April, 2011 | comments (25)

Previously known as Dakota or Montana, the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 is just one of RIM’s new lineup of phones scheduled to be released this year. And now the touch bar gets some hands-on love and the initial impressions are not what you’d call...


Android pips BlackBerry OS for the lead in US subscriber charts

Android pips BlackBerry OS for the lead in US subscriber charts

08 March, 2011 | comments (56)

We all knew Android is the best-selling smartphone OS in the US (and worldwide for that matter), but the latest ComScore report shows that it has gone even further. The published chart shows that the Google OS has just overtaken BlackBerry and has...


BlackBerry Storm 3 breaks cover, full specs unleashed

BlackBerry Storm 3 breaks cover, full specs unleashed

14 January, 2011 | comments (93)

And as if the revealing of the 2011 series of BlackBerry phones – the Torch 2, the Dakota and the Apollo Curve weren’t enough, now the curtain from the BlackBerry Storm 3 has been lifted as well. It surely looks like RIM is trying very hard not...