The Oversized HTC DLX Phablet Specs All but Confirmed

Lately the rise of the oversized smart phone is taking over the market. End users who claimed to never need something so absurdly large find themselves with the likes of Galaxy Notes, and LG Intuitions. With the wildly popular success of Samsung’s oversized smart phone it seems that all competitors are feeling the phablet itch. ...

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White iPhone 4 anyone?

The iPhone 4 is one of the most sought after smart phones on the planet. But where is the promised white iPhone 4? I like to think it was never to be made in the first place, all along Apple yanking the general public’s chain and getting some free press out of it. Just last ...

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The #AppWorld Daily is Live—BlackBerry News via Twitter

Research In Motion's headquarters

BlackBerry users love their phones; no surprise there. However, one thing that they have been missing out on compared to their fellow Android and iPhone using brothers and sisters is apps. Sure, there are 10k+ apps, themes, etc. for the BlackBerry operating system but they are scattered amongst different online stores and websites. Research In ...

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Research In Motion Beats out Microsoft on Twitter

Research In Motion's headquarters

While I have never given that much legitimacy to Twitter-based stats, something interesting has be unearthed by What the Trend’s list of the top 10 companies on Twitter for 2010. BlackBerry maker Research In Motion beat out Microsoft for spot number five. Microsoft, which launched its new Windows Phone 7 operating system a couple of ...

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Ford’s SYNC System Goes Live: iPhone, Android and BlackBerry Supported

    Ford has just updated its SYNC system to support its new AppLink framework, allowing smart phones to interface with its cars. While only the 2011 Ford Fiesta supports the AppLink system so far—after a firmware update done through a USB thumb drive—the company’s other cars with SYNC are expected to soon follow. Some Android and ...

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BlackBerry App World Hits 15,000 App Mark—Is Being 3rd Good Enough Anymore?

An example image of RIM's BlackBerry App World and a BlackBerry smartphone

Earlier this year, Research In Motion’s (RIM) BlackBerry App World marketplace hit the 10,000 app mark and now the company has passed the 15,000 app mark. The news of RIM’s latest achievement came courteous of the company’s Twitter feed which posted the following, “#AppWorld – 15,000 apps and counting! What have you downloaded lately?” On ...

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Will the iPhone UberTwitter App Makes BlackBerry Owners Switch?

The popular Twitter client app, UberTwitter, is available for Apple’s iPhone for free through iTunes right now. The improved, non-beta version of UberTwitter will be launched sometime in December and bring more features after the usual big fixes and user feedback are implemented.  (The current version on iTunes is 1.0.2 so I am not sure ...

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Sprint to Supposedly Start Pre-Order Sales of HTC 7 Pro in December

  Sprint might start selling the HTC 7 Pro via pre-order as soon as December 8th. This will be the first Windows Phone 7 (WP7) device on Sprint’s network and the first CDMA WP7 smartphone released. The information comes from the Twitter account of @MS_Nerd: “Exclusive (?) #WP7 #tip : Sprint HTC 7 Pro preorders start December 8, 2010. ...

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Windows Phone 7 Getting Kindle, Twitter

Amazon is making a Kindle app for Microsoft’s new smartphone operating system—Windows Phone 7 (WP7)—and an official Twitter client app has just launched. WP7 passed the 1,000 apps mark earlier this month before launch and besides just all the wonderful Xbox Live functionality in the OS, the smartphones running it are looking quite good. Now ...

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Cops to Tweet about Crimes with BlackBerrys While Working

  A bit of bizarre BlackBerry related news is coming out of the Greater Manchester area in the United Kingdom—up to 80 police officers will be getting BlackBerry smartphones and be expected to Tweet about crimes in the area while on the clock. On top of that, the police force there is so starved for cash ...

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Location Based Social Networking: You in?

Location based social networking is growing at an exponential pace. A number of different social networks, tools and games have started to appear everywhere. Facebook has thrown its hat into the ring and just might be the 800 lbs gorilla though. All of this begs the question. Are you going to start doing location based ...

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Samsungs Galaxy S to get Froyo’ed in September

It is looking like the next few months will be chalk filled with Froyo goodness and this blogger is not complaining. Samsung has recently went on a rampage with their Galaxy S line, releasing a different version to all major carriers in the US as well as releasing its unlocked version in other parts of ...

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UberTwitter 8 Beta for BlackBerry Goes Public

Popular BlackBerry Twitter client UberTwitter is now in version 8 beta, and that beta is finally available to the public. Twitter is becoming part of our daily lives (scary thought) and due to the high volume of information being passed around through it, it is becoming more and more complex to manage. Social media is ...

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BlackBerry Messenger v5.0.1.32 Coming Soon to the Public

Brace yourself, because BlackBerry Messenger version 5.0.1.32 will soon be arriving at the BlackBerry Test Center. This can only mean one thing: all of us will finally be able to get our hands on the redesigned BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) and get to try out the new features. BBM got an unexpected popularity boost during the ...

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UberTwitter Update Coming Late This Week

BlackBerry users Twitter—a lot—so it comes as no surprise that UberTwitter, the popular Twitter client for BlackBerry, is getting an update late this week. Or possibly early next week, but here is hoping to sooner than later since the new versions brings a host of new features including: -          Updated interface -          Inline viewing of photos from ...

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