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According to a leaked product lineup, it would appear that RIM is slimming down its product line up in order to focus resources on its next-generation BlackBerry devices that are expected in the second half of this year. Even so, we could still see two BlackBerry Curve smartphones as well as a slightly tweaked new PlayBook tablet in the next few months. The new Curve smartphones will likely be the BlackBerry Curve 9230 and the BlackBerry Curve 9320. The Curve 9230 will likely be an EDGE smartphone while the Curve 9320 is expected to be a HSPA device. The new PlayBook tablet is said to feature a... Read more...
RIM is in trouble after delays to its core products and upcoming BlackBerry OS 10 sent investors diving for cover. During the company's last conference call, its co-CEOs promised to investigate every possible option for improving RIM's market position while it works on the upcoming BlackBerry 10 OS and tries to strengthen the appeal of the BlackBerry Playbook. Even so, news that Microsoft and Nokia considered a joint bid for the company comes as a surprise. The Wall Street Journal reports that the three companies discussed such a proposition but notes that the status of the talks "remains unclear."... Read more...
RIM's once stellar outlook from a few years back has dimmed somewhat recently, but that's not stopping the company from keeping the hardware flowing. The Bold 9930 is their latest on Verizon Wireless, and it's available starting today for $249.99 on a 2-year contract. It's one of RIM's slimmer QWERTY-equipped devices, and offers a 2.8" (640x480) touch screen, 1.2GHz Snapdragon CPU, and a chassis that's only 0.41" thick. It also ships with the latest version of BlackBerry OS 7, and a somewhat mysterious launch date; despite being on sale today (it's also available for $510 without a contract requirement),... Read more...
RIM's BlackBerry World 2011 kicked off this week in Orlando, and with the opening of the doors came the introduction of two new handsets. The Bold line is expanding, with the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 smartphones being officially revealed. Both of these phones have been leaked in recent weeks, but now, RIM's dishing out the official details on both. While the design is largely the same as ever, the most significant note is that BlackBerry 7 OS will be pre-installed. That's an OS that we hadn't heard of before, and it's great to see RIM innovating on the software side so soon after the largely... Read more...
Another week, another new BlackBerry. RIM seems to be pushing out new BlackBerry handsets at a record pace these days, but with fortunes like they have, why not? For fans of the Bold series, there's a new member in town. The RIM BlackBerry Bold 9780 is the latest to surface, with T-Mobile USA claiming it first in America. This unit has a very similar styling to prior Bold 9xxx handsets, featuring a premium enclosure, optical trackpad, full QWERTY keyboard under the screen and a 5MP camera with Auto-Focus and flash. It's also the first in the Bold range to ship with RIM's newest mobile OS, BlackBerry... Read more...
Nuance recently announced a new Dragon for E-Mail dictation application for BlackBerry smartphones. As the latest addition to Nuance's Dragon Mobile Apps portfolio, Dragon for E-Mail uses Dragon NaturallySpeaking to dictate emails from within the BlackBerry email client. The app is available for free for a limited time for the following phones: AT&T Bold AT&T Bold 2 AT&T Curve Verizon Storm Verizon Storm 2 Verizon Tour T-Mobile Curve T-Mobile Bold2 Hello Nuance Users, Today we have more exciting news for the Nuance Community, as we launched the Dragon for E-Mail dictation application... Read more...
It has been awhile since BlackBerry lovers had anything new to cheer about, and while the Storm lineup managed to do alright, RIM's bread-and-butter QWERTY phones are still packing the most heat. In an effort to extend the popular "Bold" series this morning, the company has announced that a new BlackBerry Bold 9650 smartphone will soon be arriving on Sprint, and given the CDMA innards, we think it could possibly make its way to Verizon Wireless in due time. The actual build here doesn't differ much from the previous BlackBerry Tour, with dimensions of 4.4" x 2.4" x 0.56" along with a new Wi-Fi... Read more...
The original BlackBerry Bold made its debut about a year ago. And even though the original model is still a solid device, it's now time for a flashier, faster model that will make you yearn for an upgrade. The latest RIM BlackBerry Bold 9700 is available through T-Mobile and AT&T. We evaluate the T-Mobile version here. As T-Mobile's first 3G BlackBerry, the Bold 9700 not only offers T-Mobile customers a sleek new handset in time for the holidays, but it also offers versatility in the form of UMA support for Wi-Fi calling. While T-Mobile's 3G network may not be as vast as some other carrier's... Read more...
The original BlackBerry Bold made its debut about a year ago. Even though the original model is still a solid device, it's now time for a flashier, faster model that will make you yearn for an upgrade. The latest RIM BlackBerry Bold 9700 is available through T-Mobile and AT&T. We evaluate the T-Mobile version here.As T-Mobile's first 3G BlackBerry, the Bold 9700 not only offers T-Mobile customers a sleek new handset in time for the holidays, but it also offers versatility in the form of UMA support for Wi-Fi calling. While T-Mobile's 3G network may not be as vast as some other carrier's networks,... Read more...
The iPhone gets all the headlines, but Research In Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry device is still how the vast majority of business smartphone warriors roll. RIM announced yesterday their next generation smartphone; they call it the BlackBerry Bold. The most striking feature of the Bold is its display. It runs at the same 320x480 resolution as the iPhone, but since the display is smaller, the screen seems even sharper. The user interface design takes advantage of this, replacing RIM’s traditional cartoonish icons with spare white images against a jet black background. Between the screen, an improved... Read more...
There has been a lot of buzz about Sony's 40GB PS3, but sadly it looks like not all of the buzz is correct.  Sure it's still cheaper than the other current PS3/PS3 bundles, but it's not going to save you as much on electricity as you might have thought because it's still using a 90nm chip.“A Sony spokesperson has told Heise Online that the 40GB model continues to use 90mn processors, but does feature an updated design with a lower power consumption of just 120 to 140 watts, compared to 180 to 200 watts for the older models. Sony says its still planning on moving to 65nm processors in the near... Read more...