BlackBerry and iPhone Dominated the Year in U.S. Phone Sales

The iPhone took 3 of the top 10 spots in smartphone sales this year.

Nielson has released its list of the most popular phones in the United States over the past year and the results are quite surprising. Both iPhone maker Apple and BlackBerry maker Research In Motion easily dominated the list which was not limited to just smart phones. (Keep in mind that Nielson tracked from September 2009 ...

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Still No BlackBerry OS 6 on the Bold 9700 but the Bold 9650 Gets BB OS 6 Simulator

Image of BlackBerry OS 6 (BB OS 6) screens

BlackBerry OS 6 still has not yet made an appearance on the popular Bold 9700 smart phone model but that isn’t stopping RIM from releasing a Bold 9650 simulator that runs the new operating system. Simulators are basically just emulators designed to match the performance and exact specifications of individual electronic devices for software development ...

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BlackBerry Bold 9780 with AT&T Branding Spotted on Video

The BlackBerry Bold 9780 has resurfaced on video with AT&T’s branding clearly visible on the front. The new smartphone from Research In Motion (RIM) already hit T-Mobile’s network in November and has not yet been announced for AT&T. The 9780 is a refresh of the 9700 and ships with the much improved BlackBerry OS 6. ...

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BlackBerry OS 6 in Carrier Testing for the Bold 9700

  BlackBerry Bold 9700 owners can rejoice! The Bold 9700 may not have seen BlackBerry OS 6 yet, but it is in carrier testing by T-Mobile. An unnamed source tipped has tipped off GizmoFusion that T-Mobile has already failed three versions of BlackBerry OS 6 but is testing the fourth and newest version available to them. ...

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T-Mobile Probably Getting BlackBerry Bold 9780 in November

The yet unannounced but sure to be released soon BlackBerry Bold 9780 has already gotten a Canadian launch date, but some leaked documents from T-Mobile place it somewhere near Novemeber here in the United States. BlackBerry OS 6 might not have a release date for the Bold 9700, but it looks like that doesn't matter ...

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Upgrade to the BlackBerry Bold 9780 or Update the Bold 9700?

The coming BlackBerry Bold 9780 is expected to arrive next month in the United States so the big question for current Bold 9700 owners is whether or not to upgrade to the new device, go with the 9800 Torch or wait for something better. The option of just updating the system software on the Bold ...

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BlackBerry OS 6 Will Come for the Bold 9700, 9650 and Pearl 3G

It is official, Blackberry OS 6 will be coming to the Bold 9700, 9650 and even the Pearl 3G. Like earlier reports stated, the Storm series will not receive the update. While this is excellent news, it does bring up another question. How well will OS 6 run on these devices? The answer to that ...

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RIM Shoots Back at Apple’s Comments

Research In Motion—the maker of the BlackBerry—was less than pleased at Apple CEO Steve Job’s comments that the BlackBerry Bold 9700’s reception suffers when it is held a certain way. The comment came during a hastily called Friday press conference that was created to reassure customers that “Antennagate” as Jobs called it was not a ...

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