Microsoft and WP7: When in Doubt, Spend a Billion Dollars

  Microsoft has a tried and true strategy when launching products—when in doubt, spend billions. Who needs things like features, reliability or a comprehendible user interface when you can just drop an uppercase ‘b’ worth of dough into advertising? Not to say that Windows Phone 7 (WP7) lacks anything or is difficult to use, but Microsoft ...

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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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Coming BlackBerry OS 6 Browser to Include Google Buzz

As all of the buzz over the soon-to-be-released BlackBerry OS 6 hits a low roar, Google Buzz makes an appearance in its new and greatly improved Webkit-based browser. While Google Buzz has been available on Research In Motion’s BlackBerry line of smartphones as an add-on for a while now through use of the Opera Mini ...

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BlackBerry Curve 9300 “Kepler”

Research In Motion Ltd.’s (RIM) upcoming new smartphone, the BlackBerry Curve 9300 “Kepler” might provide the North American sales boost that the company has been looking for. Why? Three points: -       BlackBerry OS 6 -       A new streaming social media feed -       The price point (expected to be between $99 and $149) BlackBerrys are no longer just for business ...

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