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RIM announces mid-range BlackBerry Curve 9320

RIM announces mid-range BlackBerry Curve 9320

09 May, 2012 | comments (66)

A few weeks ago RIM launched the cheap Curve 9220 in India. Today it announced the Curve 9320, which is pretty much the same phone, but with a few additional perks. The Curve 9320 packs a 2.44 non-touch QVGA display, a four-row QWERTY keyboard, a...

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Nokia files patent claims against HTC, RIM and Viewsonic

Nokia files patent claims against HTC, RIM and Viewsonic

02 May, 2012 | comments (227)

With Lumia sales still unable to fill the coffers, Nokia has turned to its rich patent portfolio as an extra source of income. Nokia is suing HTC, RIM and Viewsonic for patent infringement in the USA and Germany. To be more specific, Nokia filed...


BlackBerry 10 developer alpha unit goes official

BlackBerry 10 developer alpha unit goes official

01 May, 2012 | comments (119)

RIM is hosting its annual BlackBerry World event between May 1-3. Today, on the first day of the event, RIM presented the official developer alpha device for the QNX-based BlackBerry 10 platform. It looks much like a smaller PlayBook and features...


Alleged pictures of BlackBerry 10 developer device leak

Alleged pictures of BlackBerry 10 developer device leak

28 April, 2012 | comments (104)

RIM is holding a BlackBerry Jam conference next month in Orlando where it is supposed to give out development devices running the upcoming BlackBerry 10 to ten of the developers attending the event. We are now seeing what are allegedly pictures of...


BlackBerry Curve 9320 surfaces again in hands-on pictures

BlackBerry Curve 9320 surfaces again in hands-on pictures

26 April, 2012 | comments (32)

We have seen the BlackBerry Curve 9320 before being handled by BGR.in in India and once again we have some more hands-on pictures, this time from Sohoa in Vietnam. The phone looks similar to the recently announced Curve 9220 but features a...


BlackBerry Curve 9220 first live pictures surface

BlackBerry Curve 9220 first live pictures surface

19 April, 2012 | comments (46)

RIM officially announced the BlackBerry Curve 9220 yesterday. It is an entry-level (by RIM standards) smartphone based on the company’s latest OS 7.1 version. Unboxing the Curve 9220 The Curve 9220 is now available in India for INR11000...

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RIM launches cheap BlackBerry Curve 9220 in India

RIM launches cheap BlackBerry Curve 9220 in India

18 April, 2012 | comments (56)

Good news for the RIM users in India. RIM announced the BlackBerry Curve 9220 – a cheap smartphone running on the latest 7.1 OS version. It has a four-row QWERTY keyboard and a 2.44-inch QVGA display. Other notable features are the 2MP camera,...

Tags: RIM, BlackBerry, Misc


RIM keeps losing money as revenues fall further

RIM keeps losing money as revenues fall further

30 March, 2012 | comments (132)

RIM posted its financial report on the three months period ending on March 3 this year and as you could expect there are few good news inside. The company keeps losing market share and cash and it has even come to the point where it will discontinue...

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RIM to give out BlackBerry OS 10 dev prototypes in early May

RIM to give out BlackBerry OS 10 dev prototypes in early May

24 March, 2012 | comments (89)

RIM is preparing a new OS - called BlackBerry 10 - to replace the two current OSes that it uses (BB OS 7 on phones and Tablet OS on the PlayBook). The BB OS 10 will launch late this year, but app developers can look forward to playing with it sooner...


Unannounced Curve 9320 resurfaces in hands-on images

Unannounced Curve 9320 resurfaces in hands-on images

29 February, 2012 | comments (33)

The BlackBerry Curve 9320 was spotted first back in January when RIM's roadmap for 2012 was leaked. From the specifications it was clear that it is going to be an entry-level smartphone and a replacement for the old Curve 3G 9300. The phone...


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...