Author: Kate O'Brien

iSpeech Translator Pro app for BlackBerry is free for a limited time

One more “compliments of BlackBerry” app can be downloaded to your phone. iSpeech Translator Pro brings the total of free apps to 15 and allows you to speak into your Berry and translate any words or phrases including email or text in several languages (Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian,…

Vlingo now free in the BlackBerry App World

RIM has made Vlingo free on your BlackBerry smartphone. This app usually costs $19.99 but it’s free for a “limited time” – compliments of the recent service outage. Vlingo is a Virtual Assistant, it existed before Apple’s Siri, and allows you to speak to Vlingo and text contacts, search for restaurants etc… useful app and…

Rogers BlackBerry Curve 9360 in White expected to launch November 15th

Start lining up now… Dummy devices started to arrive last week in stores, but it seems that Rogers is expected to release the BlackBerry Curve 9360 in White on November 15th with the following prices: $49.99 on a 3-year to $349.99 outright. Interested? Passing? Buying? Source: CrackBerry

Nokia 500 lands at WIND Mobile for $179

The Nokia 500 and its Symbian Anna OS has landed at WIND Mobile. If you want this it’ll cost $179 outright or $29 on the WindTab. 3.2-inch touchscreen display, 1Ghz processor, 5 megapixel camera and comes loaded with Nokia Maps for the times you get lost and need directions. Source: WIND

Comic: Steve Jobs reincarnated

Soon after Steve Jobs passed away there were a couple cartoons that showed him meeting Moses, saying he needs to upgrade to a new tablet. That was kinda funny, but the latest is from Matt Bors who took the time to have Steve Jobs reincarnated. Source: Matt Bors Via: IntoMobile

Bubble Bash 2 now available for free, Compliments of BlackBerry

RIM is giving away $100 worth of free apps to their BlackBerry users, this was caused by the recent service out. Yesterday, Pro was made available for download, and today it’s Bubble Bash 2. This is usually costs $4.99 but you can grab it for free, “Compliments of BlackBerry”. More app titles will be…

Yellow Pages app for iOS devices updated, brings ability to write reviews

The Yellow Pages app for iOS (iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch) has been updated to version 3.0. You can still search for people and local business phone numbers and addresses, but they’ve made the app a bit more social in a couple areas. First, users can now write reviews about a specific business (plus give…

Humour: Dunder Mifflin ready to unleash the Pyramid tablet

You want to know the tablet that will compete with all the Android tablets and takeover top spot from Apple’s iPad… it’s the Pyramid. This tablet will soon be “unleashed” by Dunder Mifflin-Sabre and is awkward looking, heavy, has low memory and a poor battery life. Source: AllThingsD

ColorWare gives you the freedom to change the colour of your Bold 9900

If the 24ct. gold BlackBerry Bold 9900 was too much bling, you can always scale down and simply get the casing colour changed. ColorWare has finally made the 9900 available for everyone to change up. You can mix and match and go nuts with several different colours (front, back and logo). As for pricing, there…

RIM, Rogers and TELUS all awarded as “Canada’s Top Employers for Young People”

“Canada’s Top Employers for Young People” report has been released. In total there are 100 organizations that made the cut this year, only 3 from a wireless perspective: RIM, Rogers and TELUS. The list was compiled by interviewing the companies on such topics as their ability to attract people, tuition assistance, training, benefits and mentorship….

Cartoon: The Joy of Tech takes on the iPhone 5’s plate of sushi

Remember the picture of the plate of sushi that surfaced last week, this was apparently the first image taken with the upcoming iPhone 5’s 8-megapixel camera. Well, The Joy of Tech has taken their viewpoint on it… sounds about right too. Source: Joy of Tech

Terry Fox Run releases iPhone and Android app, embraces mobile donations

Terry Fox is deep into the hearts of Canadians and the annual Terry Fox Run is back on this year for the 31st time. Like always the goal is to generation donation to help fight Cancer but this time they are embracing mobile. The app is currently only available on iPhone and Android devices and…

Chatr releases “The Speedster” Sony Ericsson txt pro CK15a

Here it is… “The Speedster”. Chatr has officially released a new device to their no-contract lineup. This is the Sony Ericsson txt pro CK15a we mentioned a couple days ago, priced at $125 outright. You’ll be able to get this device on the new $45 plan that includes 100MB data and comes with a slide…

Public Mobile customers can now receive AMBER Alerts on your phone

At last count there was 25,000 Canadians who opted in and subscribed to getting free AMBER Alerts texts on their mobile device. Every carrier was basically on the list, except new entrants Mobilicity and Public Mobile. However, Mobilicty joined the group in June and Public Mobile has now decided to help out with the cause….

TIFF app for BlackBerry now available (Smartphones and PlayBook)

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is happening once again, now in it’s 36th year. Definitely lots of buzz around the streets of Toronto and BlackBerry is a major sponsor in the event and they’ve created a TIFF app. It’s available on all the latest devices (9900, 9810, 9860) plus the BlackBerry PlayBook. The app…