Category: BlackBerry

BlackBerry Curve 9380 Review

Nostalgia is a funny thing. Though last year I left my BlackBerry behind for the shinier, app-centric shores of iOS and Android, I still recall my experiences fondly. There are times I miss the great keyboard, push email and how easy it is to compose lengthy soliloquies like it’s nothing at all. I retain a

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Video: BlackBerry Curve 9360 Review

The BlackBerry Curve series was the golden goose of RIM’s surge into the mainstream. With the 8310 becoming one of the top-selling smartphones of all time, it’s not uncommon to still see them floating around the streets of major cities, emerging from pockets and belt clips. With its success came the sequels, and there were

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BBM Music: A First Look

We were lucky enough to be given access to the closed beta of BBM Music, the latest venture buy RIM to expand the reach of BBM6 and its third-party integration. At its core, BBM Music is a natural extension of the BBM social network. For $4.99US per month, you have access to 50 songs in

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“BlackBerry Innovation Forum” coming to Toronto February 22nd

If you have a BlackBerry and want to make the most of it you could attend the upcoming “BlackBerry Innovation Forum”. This one-day event will set your company back $149 (USD) per person and it’s coming to various cities across North America: New York City, Chicago, Washington, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, San Fransisco and the only

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Review: BlackBerry Style 9670

In the hopes of expanding their well-known success from the business sector, RIM has revisited the clamshell design and combined it with their latest software offering, OS6, in order to release their newest CDMA device, the Blackberry Style 9670. Unlike RIM’s initial attempt at a Blackberry flip phone (Pearl Flip), the Style has a full,

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RIM Q3 Results: Record 14.2 BlackBerry Smartphones shipped

Who says BlackBerry is dying? Waterloo-based Research in Motion has reported “record third quarter results” and from their press release here are the key points: – Record 14.2 BlackBerry smartphones shipped (up over 40% from the same quarter last year) – Revenue breakdown for Q3: 82% for devices, 15% for service, and 3% for software

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Where to get a BlackBerry Torch 9800 today

Now that the BlackBerry Torch is officially available in Canada… stock is probably limited so here are the places you can go to get one today: TELUS, Rogers, Bell and Virgin online and retail locations; SaskTel (now we’re hearing it’s delayed due to shipping), WirelessWave Wireless etc. and TBooth retail locations, Best Buy online and

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RIM introduces the BlackBerry “PlayBook” tablet

At RIM’s BlackBerry Developer conference in San Fransisco co-CEO Mike Lazaridis took the stage and revealed some interesting statistics: – Over 115million BlackBerry devices sold to date (over 12 million just this past quarter) – #1 smartphone in North America – 35 million users for their BlackBerry App World: 1.5 million apps getting downloaded per

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RBC: RIM launching tablet in Q1 2011

If Waterloo-based RIM announces a Tablet device this week at their developer conference in San Francisco, RBC Capital analyst Mike Abramsky says that the “Launch is expected [in the first quarter of calendar 2011]… missing the busy holiday season technology push. The reason RIM announcing the product this week is to keep the interest of

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 delay impacting all Canadian carriers?

Late last night we reported that Bell delayed the anticipated launch of the BlackBerry Torch 9800. This was supposed to be available next week on September 24th. We’ve learned more about the reason and are hearing that it’s not just Bell, but all carriers. The reasons are ranging from “production line problems from Rim” to

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