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Flashback Friday: What was your first smartphone?

We’re going to start a new weekly series called Flashback Friday, where we look back at some of the products, events and milestones that brought our industry to where it is today. I was thinking, what better way to honour the release of the BlackBerry Z10 and the BlackBerry 10 OS than to talk about…

OS 7.1.0.523 now available for the SaskTel Bold 9790 and Curve 9380

An upgrade has been pushed through for a couple SaskTel BlackBerry devices. The Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 have both received OS 7.1.0.523, which brings better battery life and the BlackBerry Application Resource Monitor. If you’re interested in keeping up with the latest OS, then make sure you download them at the link below. As…

Rogers BlackBerry Bold 9790 upgrade to OS 7.1.0.523 now available

Rogers recently discontinued the BlackBerry Bold 9790 from their lineup, but that doesn’t mean the OS updates are stopping. OS version 7.1.0.523 is now available to Bold 9790 users – you can go forth and download this, but as always, make sure you back up before proceeding. Download it here via BlackBerry

TELUS to release the BlackBerry Bold 9900 in White

Until the BlackBerry 10 devices arrive later this year the best and most powerful BlackBerry is the Bold 9900. Most carriers have this iconic touchscreen/QWERTY device available in Black, but TELUS will be launching the White version soon. They aren’t the first carrier to release this colour as Rogers make this available a few months…

Rogers BlackBerry Torch 9810 update to OS 7.1 now available

Rogers is rounding out all their BlackBerry devices with OS 7.1. Last week tehy updated the Curve 9360 update to v7.1.0.391 and now the Torch 9810 has been graced with the same OS. This brings the mobile hotspot feature, better battery life and UMA. As usual, before updating make sure you back up your device….

Additional proof that Fido will launch the BlackBerry Bold 9790

If you’re looking for a bit more proof the Fido will be launching the BlackBerry Bold 9790 all you have to do is head over to the official software update page. Not incredibly groundbreaking news, but it seems the OS on the Bold will be version 7.0.0.528. All that’s needed now is a release date…

Fido to release the BlackBerry Bold 9790

Fido is on the list of Canadian carriers to release the HTC One S later this month, still no confirmation on when this will be available or at what price points. The Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich device is also heading to Bell, Virgin, TELUS and SaksTel. In addition to this powerhouse device, Fido will…

TELUS BlackBerry Bold 9900 upgrade to OS 7.1 now available

Nothing has popped up on TELUS’ site, nor the BlackBerry Software update section, but Bold 9900 users are reporting that the upgrade to OS 7.1 is now available (brings the mobile hotspot feature). So if you’re a TELUS user you might want to hook up your Berry to your Desktop Manager and see if it’s…

WIND Mobile releasing the BlackBerry Bold 9790 on February 3rd, $399 outright

It was expected that WIND Mobile would be launching the BlackBerry Bold 9790 because an OS update was made available last week. Good news for those looking to score this BlackBerry 7 OS device as the launch date is now confirmed for February 3rd. The price points are currently the cheapest in Canada at $49…

Videotron BlackBerry Bold 9900 upgrade to OS 7.0.0.585 now available

Just like Bell, Virgin Mobile, WIND Mobile, Rogers, SaskTel, TELUS and MTS, Quebec-based Vidéotron has pushed through an upgrade to the BlackBerry Bold 9900. OS version 7.0.0.585 is now available to download. You can visit the Videotron site here as they do a good job with step-by-step instructions, just make sure you back up first….

MTS BlackBerry Bold 9900 upgrade to OS 7.0.0.585 now available to download

So this isn’t the biggest news on the Canadian block, but good for those MTS customers who have the BlackBerry Bold 9900. An upgrade to OS 7.0.0.585 is now available to download. If you’re planning of keeping up with the latest, make sure you back up your device before proceeding. More here via BlackBerry

Contest: Win a BlackBerry Bold 9900

For those who love BlackBerry devices it’s undeniable that the Bold 9900 is currently the best looking, most powerful, and thinnest to-date. The 9900 is only 10.5mm thin, runs BlackBerry 7 OS, has a 1.2GHz processor, Wi-Fi, 5 megapixel camera that shoots 720p videos and NFC capabilities. One of the best features is the combination…

BlackBerry Bold 9790 now available at SaskTel

The Bold 9790 has hit the shelves at SaskTel… this “iconic BlackBerry design” comes with a a 2.4-inch touchscreen display, full QWERTY keyboard, 1GHz processor, runs BlackBerry 7 OS, NFC capabilities and a 5MP camera. The price, currently $129.99 on a 3-year and ranges upward to $469.99 outright. The 3-year price will most likely fall…

BlackBerry Bold 9790 now available at Bell, Virgin and TELUS

If you haven’t had enough BlackBerry news over the past couple weeks, here’s more for you. Bell, Virgin and TELUS have all released the combo physical QWERTY keyboard and touchscreen Bold 9790 today. Price point for Bell range from $99.99 to no-term $429.95; Virgin is offering the smartphone for $99.99 on a 3-year and $429…

Mobilicity releases the BlackBerry Curve 9380 for $300

Mobilicity has released yet another BlackBerry – the all-touch Curve 9380. However, while other carriers have listed this for no-contract prices of $374.95 (Bell) and $369.99 (TELUS), Mobilicity has once again come out with the lowest handset price in Canada at $299.99 outright. The Curve 9380 has a 3.2-inch touchscreen display (480×360 resolution) 806Mhz processor,…

Rogers BlackBerry Bold 9790 now available, $449 no-term

The Bold 9790 is the last BlackBerry that Rogers will be releasing this year and it’s now available. Sure, it doesn’t have the same specs as the Bold 9900, nor look the same, but it does have the familiar BlackBerry smartphone look, coupled with a full touchscreen display and a physical QWERTY keyboard. As we…