06/24/2010, Rogers Wireless of Canada is offering the BlackBerry Bold 9700 for free, according to the placard you see here, although you will need to agree to a 3-year agreement in the first place. We have no idea on whether this price drop is a momentary one, or will it be a permanent move? If the answer is the latter, then it could mean Rogers is looking to clear its inventory […]
12/23/2009, Because the Blackberry Bold 9700 has been called the “best Blackberry ever” by some, the excitement and expectations around this phone is high. It is true that the bold 9700 represents the apogee of successive refinements that Research In Motion (RIM) has done on its phones since the release of the original Bold. The Blackberry 9700 inherits from improvements made to the Blackberry Curve 8900 and the Blackberry Tour, among […]
12/04/2009, Phew, UMA is back and it is stable! I’ve had UMA issues with the T-Mobile Blackberry Bold 9700 since I got it a few weeks ago, and I finally found what was happening (btw, the T-mo BB 8900 has UMA working on the same network). I’m posting this because other people seem to have problems connecting via UMA as well. Note that while I have solved my particular UMA connectivity […]
12/03/2009, Want to have a really classy BlackBerry Bold 9700? Well, as long as you’re willing to shell out £950 ($1,500) we’re sure that can be taken care of. This limited edition BlackBerry Bold 9700 is the result of a partnership between Monocle and RIM. There will only be 100 of these, so you’re also paying for the exclusivity of it. You’ll get a custom leather strap, Monocle’s travel guides pre-loaded […]
11/15/2009, Counting your pennies and wondering how you’ll afford the BlackBerry 9700 on Monday? Well, Walmart looks like it’s trying to save the day, as it’s currently running a promotion from November 14th to the 20th where you’ll get a $100 Walmart gift card with every BlackBerry purchase. It’s not as good as actual cash, and will take 4 to 6 weeks to get the card, but it’s probably as close […]
10/23/2009, The FCC has just approved the BlackBerry Bold 9700, which means AT&T and T-Mobile ought to be throwing some offers at the mass consumer market pretty soon. The device has been tested for WCDMA Band IV, which is known by its alternative name, AWS, which more or less indicates that this will be heading to T-Mobile USA in due time. You getting one?
10/11/2009, We know a lot of you have been dreaming of the BlackBerry 9700, and it looks like you won’t have to hold your breath for much longer! Invites for an upcoming event on November 5th in NYC are hinting of a new BlackBerry, and it’s probably a safe guess to assume that the BlackBerry 9700 is involved some way. Would you ditch your current phone for a BlackBerry 9700? Drop […]
10/04/2009, The BlackBerry 9700 which is tipped to roll out this November 11th on T-Mobile was spotted in the wild, lying down on a floor. This will be the first 3G-enabled BlackBerry from T-Mobile, featuring a touch-based trackpad instead of the usual trackball that might clog up with dirt in the long run. Other rumored specifications include a 480 x 360 resolution display, BlackBerry OS 5.0, a QWERTY keyboard for you […]
08/17/2009, The BlackBerry 9700 has started to show up in AT&T’s retail sales systems, giving even more evidence that the smartphone is well and ready to meet public demand head-on. All we need to do now is wait for an official announcement form AT&T as well as RIM. What do you think? If this is the BlackBerry that you have been hankering after, there is always some time left for you […]
08/10/2009, The folks at BGR managed to infiltrate and discover AT&T’s pre-launch list of handsets, and among them include the BlackBerry 9700 in charcoal, Garmin Nuvifone G60, HTC Tilt 2 in camera and camera-less versions and HTC Pure among others. These mentioned handsets will probably be out anywhere from a fortnight from now to three months, but you can bet your bottom dollar they’ll arrive at AT&T’s doorstep sooner or later.
07/30/2009, Has RIM run out of ideas? It seems so, with the latest specifications of the BlackBerry 9700 leaked. What you see in the list below pretty much resembles what most of us have seen in plenty of other smartphones to date. Guess the same can be said for other smartphone manufacturers. What are new improvements that you would like to see? Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE UMTS/HSDPA 480 × 360 resolution display Wi-Fi […]