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Can you tell that Verizon Wireless and Sprint are rivals? It's probably all in good fun, but during the same week that Verizon announced that they would soon be getting RIM's BlackBerry Curve 3G, Sprint has come forward and said the same. Except their version will work on The Now Network, as you would expect. The BlackBerry 9330, which is the newest low-end BlackBerry on the market, will be joining Sprint's array of smartphones starting on September 26, and it will cost $49.99 on a 2-year contract. That's about $20 more than Verizon's version, but Sprint's calling/data plans are generally cheaper.... Read more...
How the times have changed. Just a couple of years ago, a new BlackBerry would cost you a couple hundred dollars, regardless of model. Now, Verizon Wireless is offering a new BlackBerry Curve for just $30 on a new 2-year contract. Just $30! And this is no stripped down BlackBerry; RIM's new Curve 3G utilizes one of the company's most popular designs, and they have added soft-touch sides and a textured back along with a full QWERTY keyboard. There's an optical trackpad in place of the old trackball design, dedicated media keys, BlackBerry Media Sync, 512MB of Flash memory, a microSD/SDHC slot, built-in... Read more...
Late last week a Canadian wireless provider posted RIM's upcoming BlackBerry Curve 3G (previously known as the Curve 9300) for sale, and today Research In Motion (RIM) is making the device official. RIM's press release doesn't bring a whole lot to the table that wasn't already leaked, but the company did say the Curve 3G will ship with the BlackBerry 5 OS and will be upgradeable to BlackBerry 6, the upcoming OS that RIM hopes will put it back on the smartphone radar. "The majority of people in the worldwide mobile phone market have yet to buy their first smartphone and the BlackBerry Curve 3G is... Read more...