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  • BlackBerry’s Device Plans Include Global Z3 Rollout, Return Of The Bold And Q20 In Q1

    BlackBerry’s Device Plans Include Global Z3 Rollout, Return Of The Bold And Q20 In Q1

    BlackBerry CEO John Chen discussed his company’s hardware plans for the coming year during the investor call following a disappointing, but not disastrous quarterly report card today. They didn’t reveal much in the way of new information, but they did indicate that BlackBerry isn’t afraid to go back to the well to revive old ideas in search of, well, old customers. Chen said… Read More

  • Back-To-School: How To Become A Google Intern

    Back-To-School: How To Become A Google Intern

    What does it mean to be bold? To be better than you were the day before? Google’s BOLD Internship is an 11-week internship designed to provide exposure into the technology industry for students who are historically under-represented in this field. However, the program isn’t just about work experience, it’s about growing as a person and befriending some of the coolest… Read More

  • BlackBerry Bold 9790 Caught On Film Ahead Of Dubai Debut? (Update: Nope)

    BlackBerry Bold 9790 Caught On Film Ahead Of Dubai Debut? (Update: Nope)

    RIM may be pinning their hopes on BBX, but that doesn’t mean they’re done churning out classic BlackBerrys. Case in point: the revamped Bold 9790 has been revealed in a new set of photos that doesn’t look like someone took them during an earthquake. Read More

  • Verizon BlackBerry Bold 9650 and Curve 3G To Get BlackBerry OS 6 Tonight

    Verizon BlackBerry Bold 9650 and Curve 3G To Get BlackBerry OS 6 Tonight

    Hey, you! Owner of a BlackBerry Bold 9650 or Curve 3G on Verizon! Are you ready to join an exclusive group of energetic and intelligent individuals looking to explore the furthest reaches of the Galaxy? That’s cool, but you’re going to have to settle for an operating system update. Read More

  • Farewell, T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8900; it was nice knowing you

    Farewell, T-Mobile BlackBerry Curve 8900; it was nice knowing you

    It seems like only yesterday that T-Mobile BlackBerry users were being treated to the Curve 8900 when they were feeling Bold 9000 envy. But alas, the glory would be short lived as it has reached the end of its life cycle. We’re sad to see it go, but we won’t miss it too much. After all, the trackpad equipped Curve 8520 and Bold 9700 are so attractively priced right now that the… Read More

  • Review: BlackBerry Bold 9700

    Review: BlackBerry Bold 9700


    The Short Version: I’ve always preferred functionality over looks in my gear. But the Bold 9700 puts a sleek outer cover on a powerful processor. T-Mobile’s first 3G BlackBerry is manufactured by Research In Motion. Perhaps you were expecting something more a bit more post-worthy? RIM’s newest release brings us BlackBerry OS v5. It has all of the standard features… Read More

  • BlackBerry Bold 9700 launching on domestic and European GSM carriers in November

    BlackBerry Bold 9700 launching on domestic and European GSM carriers in November

    The BlackBerry Bold 9700 has finally been announced. Details have been leaking in about the “Onyx” for months and most of the seem to be true in hindsight. The BlackBerry Bold 9000 successor rocks a Tour-like keyboard but ditches the trackball in favor of a little trackpad like in the Curve 8520. The camera has been upped to 3.2MP and the screen is now a 480 x 320 display. Just… Read More

  • BlackBerry Bold 9700 launching on domestic and European GSM carriers in November

    BlackBerry Bold 9700 launching on domestic and European GSM carriers in November

    The BlackBerry Bold 9700 has finally been announced. Details have been leaking in about the “Onyx” for months and most of the seem to be true in hindsight. The BlackBerry Bold 9000 successor rocks a Tour-like keyboard but ditches the trackball in favor of a little trackpad like in the Curve 8520. The camera has been upped to 3.2MP and the screen is now a 480 x 320 display. Just… Read More

  • Leaked screenshots of Visual Voicemail for the BlackBerry Bold

    Leaked screenshots of Visual Voicemail for the BlackBerry Bold

    Whispers of Visual Voicemail coming to the BlackBerry Bold have been lingering for a few weeks now, and now things are about as concrete as they come. Doin’ what they do with their ninja leak squad, BGR has managed to finagle a set of shots detailing the new Visual Voicemail functionality from head to toe. It all seems fairly simple – tapping into any voicemail in the list brings… Read More

  • BlacBerry 8900, which is a lot like the Bold, debuts in Germany

    BlacBerry 8900, which is a lot like the Bold, debuts in Germany

    Zee Germans get the first crack at the BlackBerry 8900, to which RIM has added the Curve moniker. It’s very similar to the BlackBerry Bold, but only has EDGE (instead of 3G). That, and its camera is one notch higher than the Cruve’s 2-megapixel one, coming in at 3.2 megapixels with flash. Fancy man. It’s scheduled to ship this month for €5 ($6.27) with a two-year contract. Read More

  • BlackBerry Bold for sale and shipping from AT&T's website

    BlackBerry Bold for sale and shipping from AT&T's website

    The BlackBerry Bold has been a long time in the making but AT&T finally has the so-called “unequivocally the best piece of hardware that RIM has ever put out” up for sale at ATT dot Com. It’s yours with a two-year contract price of $299 and free shipping. Sure, it might be a 100 bones more than a iP3G but don’t you think the Bold is a bit more upscale for corner… Read More

  • Officially official: BlackBerry Bold on November 4

    Officially official: BlackBerry Bold on November 4

    AT&T just told us that the BlackBerry Bold will be released on November 4 for $299. That’s the same price as the 16GB iPhone 3G, natch. That’s the official date. No rumors, no “sources,” none of that nonsense. Be there, or not. Read More

  • Latest BlackBerry Bold launch date: October 27, 2008

    Latest BlackBerry Bold launch date: October 27, 2008

    If BGR is right, and he generally is concerning RIM activities, AT&T will be launching the BlackBerry Bold on October 27, 2008. No word on why exactly the launch was pushed back from the last date of October 20, but at this point we will take whenever for our BlackBerry craving readers.  Read More

  • Eventually, RIM to launch Bold-like device with touchscreen

    Eventually, RIM to launch Bold-like device with touchscreen

    The blurry photo gods have smiled upon us this morning. Or, more accurately, their Photoshop-using cousins have smiled. I don’t know, someone’s happy Up There. Word on the street is that RIM will announce a Storm-like device at Wireless Enterprise 2009, known by the cool kids as WES 2009. Neat. There’s also musings that RIM will take it to Palm by releasing a Bold-like… Read More

  • British Technology Awards announced and you'll never guess what won

    British Technology Awards announced and you'll never guess what won

    The iPhone. Not that it matters much, but the stinking iPhone brought home 2008 Gadget of the Year, Best Mobile Technology, Most Stylish Technology and Technological Innovation of the Year from the British Technology Awards. The iPhone has been sweeping similar award lists like LOTR: Return of the King did in the 2004 Academy Awards. Apparently ‘coss the Pond, 2008 is already done and… Read More

  • Wuh Oh: Orange UK halts BlackBerry Bold sales, citing "quality issues"

    Wuh Oh: Orange UK halts BlackBerry Bold sales, citing "quality issues"

    According to a leaked internal memo, Orange has pulled the BlackBerry Bold from the shelves due to “reports of software issues”. Originally expected to hit AT&T here in the states months ago, the Bold has faced delay after delay. Could these issues be the reason for the endless postponement? The full text of the leaked memo: Internal Orange Statement on the… Read More

  • Best Buy Mobile handset roadmap discovered

    Best Buy Mobile handset roadmap discovered

    There are some sweet mobile phones coming out over the next few months and a BGR crony turned up release dates for Best Buy’s hotest upcoming phones. The info comes off of a PowerPoint slide and reveals quite a bit.   Coming October 26th: Sprint – Samsung M540 “Rant”, available in black, purple and red Sprint – HTC Touch Pro Verizon – Blitz AT&T… Read More

  • AT&T planning BlackBerry Bold launch parties, complete with ultra cheesy videos

    AT&T planning BlackBerry Bold launch parties, complete with ultra cheesy videos

    For the sake of making sure employees are up to speed on the coming-any-day-now BlackBerry Bold (and likely as an excuse to booze and schmooze), AT&T is throwing a series of parties for employees in a few major cities around the country. The invite doesn’t shed any information we’re not already well aware of, but worthy of some note is the date of the final party: October 30th. Read More

  • Putting Slacker to work

    Putting Slacker to work

    Today RIM announced the Slacker application available for BlackBerry. It was demoed at CTIA and I got a chance to play around with it a little bit. The relationship brings Slacker Personal Radio to BlackBerry devices. The biggest benefit is the ability to cache thousands of songs. Every time you hit a hotspot the device will sync and update the station. Plenty of music is available from Fergie… Read More

  • Putting Slacker to work

    Putting Slacker to work

    Today RIM announced the Slacker application available for BlackBerry. It was demoed at CTIA and I got a chance to play around with it a little bit. The relationship brings Slacker Personal Radio to BlackBerry devices. The biggest benefit is the ability to cache thousands of songs. Every time you hit a hotspot the device will sync and update the station. Plenty of music is available from Fergie… Read More