BlackBerry Bold 9780 Gets a Canadian Release Date

The coming BlackBerry Bold 9780 has gotten an unofficial release date in Canada of October 21. This is quite interesting, since the new model has not received even an official comfirmation from Research In Motion (RIM), its maker. The date of October 21 comes from an anonymous source that tipped off MobileSyrup. Where is the ...

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More BlackBerry Torch 9800 Colors Coming Soon

  Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry Torch 9800 is getting three new colors in the near future. AT&T is expected to release red/black, olive and white versions of the new Torch sometime later this year according to Engadget's sources. Okay, this is not the Storm 3 or the BlackPad news we wanted to hear, but hey, ...

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BlackBerry Curve 3G Closer to Getting BB OS 6 than Thought

Good news for BlackBerry Curve 3G enthusiasts (I know you exist so don't pretend you don't)--the smartphone might be getting BlackBerry OS 6 in the form of an update quicker than any of us thought. The guys and girls over at BBLeaks have managed to get their hands on a leaked version of BB OS ...

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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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What’s Up with the BlackBerry 9670 ‘Style’

  The coming BlackBerry 9670 (codenamed 'Clamshell' or 'Oxford') has been dubbed the 'Style' according to CrackBerry. Initial impressions on the yet unreleased smartphone don't exactly think it should be called the Style, but hey, it certainly is a unique looking design. The good news is that its operating system has already been leaked, and it ...

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Blackberry Torch will lead RIM to the Promised Land?

  On August 12th the heavily leaked and highly anticipated Blackberry Torch went on sale via an exclusive deal with At&t. It was anticipated as the phone that would “save” RIM from going the way of Palm.  After its first weekend in sales, which was an estimated 150k it looked like Blackberry’s savior would not come ...

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Ouch: Webkit Browser Only Coming for BlackBerry OS 6

The completely redesigned browser in BlackBerry OS 6 will only be available on OS 6. That's right, Research In Motion (RIM) has decided to only make the new Webkit-based browser available on the Torch 9800 and the select few existing devices that will be supported for upgrade to the new OS. Congratulations RIM, you just ...

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RIM Also Facing Competition From Microsoft

Research In Motion’s (RIM) BlackBerry could face serious competition from Microsoft and Windows Phone 7 . This might sound amusing to some, but cause for worry for others. RIM was already just surpassed by Android OS-powered devices in US market share to fall to the number two spot. With Apple close on its heels, resurgence ...

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BlackBerry Curve 3G Getting OS 6

The BlackBerry Curve 9300 (also known as the Curve 3G) is going to be shipping with BlackBerry OS 5 but upgradable to OS 6. That announcement from Research In Motion (RIM) certainly was not expected. RIM so far had only firmed OS 6 compatibility with the Bold 9700, 9650, Pearl 3G (9100 and 9105), August ...

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Social Feeds on BlackBerry OS 6

I promised yesterday that I would give an overview of the new social feeds features in BlackBerry OS 6. Don’t worry, I didn’t forget. Here is a solid overview of how social feeds work in OS 6, and how you can expect them to make your online social life easier. Remember, a few already released ...

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BlackBerry OS 6: What it Really Delivers

Research In Motion (RIM) has just announced the August 12th launch of the new BlackBerry Torch 9800 and its new BlackBerry OS 6 operating system. A certain amount of hype always comes with big releases like this and since RIM has been getting us excited for a while now through its official blog’s sneak peeks. ...

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Sorry RIM, the iPhone 4’s Browser is Still Faster

The iPhone 4 and the BlackBerry Torch 9800 have been put through a head to head browsing speed test and while the Torch is a massive improvement over the Bold 9700, it is noticeably slower than the newest iPhone. Don’t believe me? I have a YouTube video to prove it—one made by BlackBerry fan site ...

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Take a Look at the Web Browser in BlackBerry OS 6

Research In Motion (RIM) has decided to show off its new web browser on its official blog. The good news? It reminds me of Apple’s. The bad news? It reminds me of Apple’s. If your interest is piqued, then read on for the juicy details. First the obvious stuff. The new BlackBerry Browser runs on top ...

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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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Developers Get the OS 6 Support They Need

Developers have finally gotten the tools from Research In Motion (RIM) that they need to start working on optimizing their applications for BlackBerry OS 6. Since the company announced the August 12th release data of the all new BlackBerry Torch 9800 and the new operating system today, it made sense that they also have just ...

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