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Upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS screenshots leak

Upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS screenshots leak

14 February, 2012 | comments (60)

CrackBerry.com has acquired an internal email from RIM, which shows off the UI of their next generation OS, the BlackBerry 10. The hardware in the pictures below might be current the current 9860 but the OS is all new. In this picture we can...


Androids lose resale value faster than iPhones, study shows

Androids lose resale value faster than iPhones, study shows

09 February, 2012 | comments (79)

An interesting new startup called Priceonomics tackles a question that we all face eventually - how much can I sell my old phone for? According to their research, iPhones have the best resale value, while Android is almost tied with BlackBerrys in...


Upcoming BlackBerry London image leaks again

Upcoming BlackBerry London image leaks again

01 February, 2012 | comments (62)

BlackBerry London is a name we have heard several times before. We have even come across a purported image of the device before. Now we have yet another image of the upcoming smartphone based on RIM's new BlackBerry 10 platform. The image,...


Leaked RIM roadmap reveals a really boring 2012 ahead of us

Leaked RIM roadmap reveals a really boring 2012 ahead of us

27 January, 2012 | comments (56)

A recently leaked RIM roadmap reveals all the upcoming BlackBerry smartphones for 2012. Unfortunately there is nothing really interesting scheduled before November this year. Notice you should consider the mentioned months, not quarters RIM is...


Thorsten Heins replaces Lazaridis and Balsillie as RIM's new CEO

Thorsten Heins replaces Lazaridis and Balsillie as RIM's new CEO

23 January, 2012 | comments (36)

The reign of the double CEO's at RIM has come to an end as Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have just stepped down from their position as co-CEO and let Thorsten Heins take control of the helm. Heins, who has been working with the company for...

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Nielsen sums up Q4: iOS leaps forward, but Android still leads

Nielsen sums up Q4: iOS leaps forward, but Android still leads

18 January, 2012 | comments (117)

The analysts from Nielsen just published their report on the US smartphone market in the last quarter of 2011 and the numbers that it contains are hardly shocking. The iPhone 4S launch helped iOS gain a lot of ground and close the gap on Android....


BlackBerry Bold 9790 online in the UK SIM-less

BlackBerry Bold 9790 online in the UK SIM-less

17 January, 2012 | comments (13)

We previously reported that the BlackBerry Bold 9790, the latest touch and type flagship by RIM will be available over at the UK on January 9. It turns out that now is the moment when the Bold 9790 is yours to purchase over in the United Kingdom for...


BlackBerry 7.1 OS out now, brings Wi-Fi hotspot and calls

BlackBerry 7.1 OS out now, brings Wi-Fi hotspot and calls

09 January, 2012 | comments (43)

RIM has just released an update for its lineup of BlackBerry 7 OS-running smartphones. Version 7.1 brings a few new features and updates a few of the native Blackberry apps. The new features are: Mobile Hotspot - up to five devices supported...


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...