The Top BlackBerry Smartphones of the Holidays for 2010

   Now that Thanksgiving is over, it’s holiday shopping time. With Black Friday today, I decided to do a quick recap on the five new BlackBerry smartphones that Research In Motion (RIM) started selling this year. All of them will eventually get an update to BlackBerry OS 6 and three of the phones on the list already ...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 Only a Penny from Amazon Right Now

 What does a company do when a product it is selling just isn’t selling? It cuts the price of course. AT&T originally had the BlackBerry Torch 9800 priced at $200 with a two-year contract. Internet retailer Amazon.com beat AT&T on the price by a lot and AT&T responded this holiday season by dropping the price ...

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BlackBerry Style 9670 Versus Torch 9800: Both $99 Right Now

The new BlackBerry Style 9760 features a clamshell design and is on sale from Sprint for only $99 with two-year contract and mail-in rebate. The Style comes with BlackBerry OS 6 and features both internal and external screens. Hold on a second though. AT&T has the Torch 9800 on sale for only $99 without any ...

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The BlackBerry Torch 9800 is Getting a Software Update

The new BlackBerry Torch 9800 from Research In Motion (RIM) has just gotten a software update. While the new version—v.6.0.0695—will not be pushed to phones over the air until next week, you can update now by manually downloading it from AT&T or RIM and install it yourself. The operating system update is meant to fix ...

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Why is the BlackBerry Torch 9800 Delayed in Canada?

The BlackBerry Torch 9800 has been delayed for its launch in Canada. Everyone was expecting it to come out tomorrow, but the carriers are pushing back the launch. Research In Motion (RIM), who makes the BlackBerry series of smartphones, is a Canadian company, so this is a little embarrassing. The Torch 9800 has been available ...

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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 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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Want a BlackBerry Torch 9800? Don’t Buy it from AT&T

  I know it sounds counter-intuitive, but if you want a new BlackBerry Torch 9800 then don’t buy it from AT&T. Why? AT&T is selling it for $199 with contract but Amazon.com sells it for only $100 with contract. At $100, the Torch looks a heck of a lot more attractive doesn’t it? How is Amazon.com getting ...

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RIM Only Sells 150,000 BlackBerry Torch 9800s First Weekend

With a huge release party, mysterious monoliths in AT&T stores and enough leaks to sink the Titanic, the BlackBerry Torch 9800 was dubbed as Research In Motion’s (RIM) real answer to the iPhone and Android OS-powered smartphones. However, according to both RBC Capital Markets and Stifel Nicolaus, RIM has only managed to sell about 150,000 ...

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Now for the Torch Bashing

The BlackBerry Torch 9800 came out just four days ago on August 12 and just enough time has elapsed that all of those looking to give Research In Motion (RIM) a solid kick are lining up to do so. Take for example Goldman Sachs—the banking powerhouse—who has dubbed the Torch's launch as “underwhelming,” noted that ...

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Should You Get the BlackBerry Torch 9800 or Wait for the Storm 3?

This is a big question that a lot of BlackBerry users must be asking themselves—should they grab the new BlackBerry Torch 9800 with its sliding keyboard and touchscreen, or wait for the touchscreen only Storm 3. It’s a more difficult question than you might think. On the one hand, the Torch has the QWERTY keyboard ...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 On Sale!

The all new BlackBerry Torch 9800 goes on sale today. It seems like only yesterday that the Torch was still an unverified rumor. Only available currently on AT&T, the Torch promises something that no other BlackBerry before it ever has. A touchscreen you actually want to use combined with a slide-out BlackBerry QWERTY keyboard. It ...

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New 9800 Torch Promotional Video Might Make You Salivate

The all new BlackBerry 9800 Torch is slated to go on sale August 12th, and Research In Motion (RIM) has produced a new promotional video that will certainly whet your appetite for it. A lot of the main selling features of BlackBerry OS 6 are seen of course. Until we see the next generation of ...

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Hate the Torch 9800’s Screen? Maybe You Should Blame AT&T

There are few things wrong with Research In Motion’s (RIM) all new BlackBerry Torch 9800 and the things that are might be partially to blame on AT&T. AT&T exerted a considerable amount of control over the design of the Torch and even proposed the phone to RIM. Say what? Believe it. AT&T pressured RIM to make ...

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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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