Pearl

  • Pearl 'pops': E Ink's next-generation technology display with 50 percent more contrast

    Pearl 'pops': E Ink's next-generation technology display with 50 percent more contrast

    The real “winner” of the e-book wars is E Ink, the Mass.-based (it was spun off from a project at MIT) company that develops the technology behind the screens of all the top readers, including the Kindle and nook. If you’re holding a Kindle or a nook, congrats, you’re holding the same core technology: E Ink’s display. The company has announced that its… Read More

  • Get OS 4.5 for your BlackBerry Pearl 8120

    Get OS 4.5 for your BlackBerry Pearl 8120

    Don’t you just love Fridays? The work week comes to a close. Weekend plans start to surface. Freedom is in the air. And today, for BlackBerry Pearl 8120 owners, it gets even better…it’s upgrade Friday! Read More

  • T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 now available

    T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 now available

    It seems as if the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 would never hit the market, but after leak after leak after leak after leak, the damn phone is finally available from T-Mobile for $149.99. Read More

  • T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 now available

    T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 now available

    It seems as if the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220¬†would never hit the market, but after leak after leak after leak after leak, the damn phone is finally available from T-Mobile for $149.99. 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

  • A trio of freshly repainted BlackBerry 8120s on the way for T-Mobile

    A trio of freshly repainted BlackBerry 8120s on the way for T-Mobile

    If you’ve been just dying to get a BlackBerry 8120 and your favorite color is “Frost”, “Black Emerald”, or “Indigo”, you’re in luck. Come October 15th, T-Mobile will be offering the Pearl 8120 in your hue of choice. Nice to see some color choice added to the line beyond just “Boring Gray”, though two of the three colors are still… Read More

  • BlackBerry Pearl 8120 available at AT&T

    BlackBerry Pearl 8120 available at AT&T

    Just a reminder that the BlackBerry Pearl 8120 is available at AT&T. We just got ours in and will have a review soon. Read More

  • Two new Blackberries hitting T-Mobile for Spring

    [photopress:Tmobile_8120_8820.jpg,full,center] Two Wi-Fi-endabled new Blackberries are coming to T-Mobile in the near future, and they’re pretty awesome. T-Mo’s got a thing for Wi-Fi, mostly for their home service that lets your cellular phone become your home phone. We know people who’ve used the service and love it to death. The 8820 is of the same family as the Curve in… Read More

  • AT&T unleashes Wi-Fi BB Pearl

    AT&T unleashes Wi-Fi BB Pearl

    I find that AT&T’s newest BlackBerry to be quite odd. Maybe I’m crazy, but I thought AT&T loved them some GPS while T-Mobile loved them some Wi-Fi. In any case, AT&T has added the BB Pearl 8120 for about $200 with the usual 2-year contract. It’s the latest and greatest Pearl (2-megapixel camera w/ video) so get ready for some hot 802.11g action, ladies. I was on… Read More

  • AirDrives for iPhone now available

    AirDrives for iPhone now available

    Now we’re talking. Back in July, yours truly did a post on the new AirDrives headphones — you know, the headphones that basically sit on the outside of your ear “eliminating the need to choose between music and social interaction” — and I mused that they might be better positioned as workout headphones. Well, Mad Catz has gone a step in what I believe to be the… Read More

  • Sirius radio streaming on BlackBerries

    http://i4.photobucket.com/player.swf?file=http://vid4.photobucket.com/albums/y113/one028/MOV02852.flv My recent switch to a BlackBerry has me compulsively looking for mods and everything cool for my 8320 and this may or may not be newsworthy or even new to some of you, but it’s Sunday and some of you may be bored. I haven’t tried this yet, so I can’t vouch for it, but my… Read More

  • BGR: BB P2 on Thxgvng?

    BGR: BB P2 on Thxgvng?

    We loooooove Black Friday. It’s our favorite day of the year. It’s that day after Thanksgiving in the USA when the holiday shopping stuff really ramps up. It’s the day of the amazing door-buster specials and long lines and mall corndogs and tired, cranky sales clerks and cheap HDTVs and Jagermeister. It’s also the day, from what BGR hears, that Crackberry addicts can… Read More

  • "Blackberry Pearl 2: The Revenge" Specs

    "Blackberry Pearl 2: The Revenge" Specs

    You Blackberry Pearl fans are going to get jealous, as we’ve been hearing all morning that its successor, the Blackberry Pearl 2: Electric Boogaloo is nearing production readiness. Don’t get too panicky, though, as the Pearl 2 isn’t that much of an upgrade, and even looks the same. The new Blackberry, known internally with the kodename Komet, takes the exact same form factor… Read More

  • Blackberry 8120 To Replace The Pearl

    Check out the Technicolor rainbow above. What you see could very well be the successor to the popular Blackberry Pearl. BGR received a reliable tip that the 8120 is to replace the Pearl this summer as an updated version. New features include color choices of black, red, titanium, and gold, a 2-megapixel camera (very nice), GPS, and WiFi. Yeah, WiFi. That means you can use IM+ to make free… Read More

  • Analyst Predicts Blackberry Launches On Sprint, T-Mobile

    Analyst Predicts Blackberry Launches On Sprint, T-Mobile

    Merrill Lynch is up to it again with those crazy predictions. Well, maybe this isn’t so crazy, but it’s still noteworthy. Rumor is that come May 7th, Sprint will be getting the Blackberry Pearl and T-Mobile will be getting the 8300. The reasoning behind this speculation? RIM will be reporting its Q1 earnings come April 11th and the May 7th launch date also happens to be… Read More

  • Blackberry Pearl Goes White

    Blackberry Pearl Goes White

    T-Mobile is pulling an Apple-esque move and offering the Blackberry Pearl in white this year. The specs are still the same, but instead of a dull, depressing black shell on the outside, you now get a bright and happy sparkling white one. You can snag one for a cool $149 with a two-year contract and they’ll be available in the next week or so. Read More

  • Cingular Launches CU400, Adds PTT

    has launched on Cingular’s website with something we didn’t know about: Push To Talk. We knew Cingular had plans for PTT, but we didn’t think it would debut with such little fanfare and on such a pedestrian phone. Sure, it’s got 3G, but it’s a cheap-o otherwise. In addition to the CU400, PTT can be enabled on the Pearl, the Moto V365, Samsung D407, and SE Z525a. Read More

  • Free BlackBerry Pearl

    , after rebate, for $0.00. You need to get a new service plan, but that’s a small price to pay for FREE. Product Page Read More

  • BlackBerry Pearl Now Available on Cingular

    BlackBerry Pearl Now Available on Cingular


    I reported Tuesday that the BlackBerry Pearl had a prelaunch status on the Cingular site. Well the sexy BlackBerry candybar is now available to the masses. It carries a $199.99 price with a two year contract. You can get it online now. Or if you prefer brick-and-mortar, a limited but expanding number of retail stores will be carrying the Pearl. Good luck finding one though. Also announced is… Read More

  • BlackBerry Gives Cingular A Pearl Necklace

    BlackBerry Gives Cingular A Pearl Necklace

    Previously limited only to T-Mobile, the BlackBerry Pearl will soon rear its head on that other GSM provider, Cingular. The fancy pants Pearl is the first candybar from BlackBerry. It features all the features you’ve come to love from BB, in a sexy phone body. I’ve played around with a couple of them so far and I’m definitely a fan. The camera side of the phone looks… Read More