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BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing beta launched
RIM has just launched a new app to make organizing and having teleconferences a one-click affair. Called BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing, the app is available as a free download from the BlackBerry Beta Zone. The app integrates to your BlackBerry Calendar so you can easily turn your existing calendar entries into conference calls, it can remind you of when your conference call is about to start and has a one click […]

BlackBerry OS 6.1 spotted online
From all the BlackBerry phone leaks we’ve seen in the recent months, one thing most of the phones have is in common is the presence of a touchscreen. It looks like RIM are finally playing catch up and it’s no surprise if the next version of the BlackBerry OS features a more touch-centric user interface. 4 videos of the OS in action have found their way online, showing off what […]

BlackBerry App World updated to version
RIM has updated their BlackBerry App World app to version for BlackBerry users all over the world. The update was released yesterday and most of you should have received the notification to update the app on your phone. There wasn’t a change log listed for the update, but since it’s a minor update it probably brings minor fixes and tweaks to your BlackBerry device. Hit us up in the […]

RIM releases new version of Facebook beta for BlackBerry
RIM has just announced the release of a new Facebook beta app for BlackBerry phones. Facebook for BlackBerry smartphones v2.0 brings a whole bunch of new features to enhance usage of the world’s most popular social network. An overhauled user interface that provides a more integrated mobile Facebook experience, “Always On” Facebook Chat notifications, a redesigned navigation grid, new notifications bar, improved news feed scrolling, enhanced profiles, and an added […]


BlackBerry Social Platform goes public
RIM has officially announced the public beta release of the BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) Social Platform. BB developers can now make use of the massive BBM user base (28 million+ users) for their upcoming apps and projects. The BBM Social Platform will give the developer community access to APIs that will allow them to create apps that feature BBM chatting, file transferring, app sharing, and more. After rumors about the BlackBerry […]

WiFi hotspot function coming to BlackBerry OS 6.1
According to reports online, one of the most-requested features of the BlackBerry OS, mobile hotspot tethering will become a native feature in the next version of the BlackBerry OS. Some leaked slides of the upcoming update to BlackBerry OS have surfaced online courtesy of N4BB, and they show off the Mobile Hotspot function of the operating system. Finally, BlackBerry users have the ability to share their phone’s internet connection with […]

T-Mobile rolls out BlackBerry OS 6 for Bold 9700
At long last, it seems that T-Mobile has finally rolled out the BlackBerry OS 6 for its BlackBerry Bold 9700 smartphone, although this piece of news did not come from an official spokesperson over at T-Mobile. The update hasn’t yet gone live on their website at press time, although Bold 9700 owners who connect to BlackBerry Desktop on their PCs shouldn’t have any problems with the update’s installation process. We […]

BlackBerry Bold Touch Dakota/Montana spotted
It seems like we’ll be seeing RIM’s new BlackBerry phones earlier than expected. Images of their new devices keep on appearing. Last week we had video footage of the Storm 3/Monaco, and this week, new pictures of the Bold Touch Dakota/Montana have surfaced. The BlackBerry Bold Touch will represent the enterprise segment of the BlackBerry lineup (like the previous Bold) and this time around, it will sport a touch screen […]

MyFunambol is like MobileMe for BlackBerry
If you’re the kind of person who’s always forgetting to update your BlackBerry or computer whenever you have a new appointment and wished it could be done automatically like MobileMe, but for BlackBerry instead – well you’re in luck. Funambol has just released their MyFunambol service for BlackBerry which works just like MobileMe does for the iPhone. It syncs your contacts, calendars, tasks, notes and pictures with the Funambol cloud, […]

Verizon BlackBerry customers get OS 6 today
BlackBerry users on Verizon are in for a real treat today. Verizon has just announced that at 8PM EST (5PM PT) today, the official update to BlackBerry OS6 for the Bold 9650 and Curve 3G will be released to their customers. It can be downloaded as an over the air update (go to Options > Advanced Options > Wireless Update) or by connecting the BlackBerry to the PC and heading […]

BlackBerry Storm 3 specs and images leaked
The folks over at BGR are on a roll. In addition to leaking the new Curve, Bold, and Torch devices, they’ve just released the specs and images to one more BlackBerry device – the Storm 3: the full-touchscreen BlackBerry phone that is meant to redeem the massive disappointment that was the Storm. From the looks of its specs so far, phone sure looks like it can hold its own ground […]

PlayBooks will be able to tether to BlackBerrys
RIM has recently announced that their upcoming QNX tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook will be able to wirelessly tether to BlackBerry smartphones – so if you won’t have to get a new data plan just to go online with your PlayBook if you own a BlackBerry device. Using a Bluetooth connection, you can just connect to the internet through your BlackBerry device. A pretty handy feature if you ask me – […]

4G BlackBerry delayed?
There have been rumors afoot about RIM working on a 4G LTE BlackBerry for a couple of years now, and the device that was intended to be released this year has been pushed to the end of the year. Apparently RIM have had some trouble with the costs of the device. According to the rumors, the costs for the LTE chips have been too high for RIM, and that even […]

iPhone users spend most with their credit cards among other smartphone owners
If you happen to own a smartphone, chances are pretty high that you will fall under one of the four categories – iOS, Android, BlackBerry OS or Windows Phone 7. Just what kind of inference can you get from this three different groups of people? Well, data collected by personal finance service Pageonce does point towards the average iPhone users charging around $6,872 to their credit cards each month, while […]

BlackBerry OS updates arrive on Pearl 3G and Bold 9000
If you own either the BlackBerry Pearl 3G or Bold 9000, then you will be pleased to know that both devices have had their OS update leaked out – which means this is not official, so go ahead at your own risk. We would recommend you make a backup of your data beforehand though lest something untoward happens when Murphy strikes. You can download BlackBerry OS for the BlackBerry […]

BlackBerry Bold 9780 Pictured With OS 6 Again
We recently managed to get some details of the upcoming Bold 9780 (R020), which should be the replacement for the current Bold 9700, and now more pictures of this upcoming device have surfaced, confirming that it will be running BlackBerry OS 6. The 9780 should sport a 5-megapixel camera, 512MB of RAM, and similar features of the current Bold 9700. Check out a video of the BlackBerry 9780 Bold R020 […]

BlackBerry Curve 9300 3G comes with OS 6.0
At last, the second BlackBerry that runs on OS 6.0 has just been released officially, coming in the form of the BlackBerry Curve 9300. Of course, you will also get 3G connectivity with this to help keep you connected speedily at all times. This is an alternative just in case you do not like the recently unveiled BlackBerry Torch. The Curve range has always leaned towards being affordable, although you […]

BlackBerry OS 6 is now official
We all know that the Blackberry Torch (aka Bold 9800) has just been released on an official capacity, whereby it will run on the BlackBerry 6 OS in order to separate itself from the rest of the pack. Unfortunately for the older BlackBerry touchscreen devices, it doesn’t sound too positive from the press release concerning the BlackBerry OS 6 that it will play nice with the previous generation of smartphones. […]

BlackBerry Bold 9650 on Verizon runs on OS 6 without a hitch
It seems that Verizon Wireless’ BlackBerry Bold 9650 will be able to run OS 6 without missing a beat, despite initial speculation that OS 6 requires at least 512MB of memory. Technically, the Bold 9650 was the first BlackBerry smartphone to offer 512MB memory, hence sparking off such a “theory”. Just in case you’re unfamiliar with what OS 6 will deliver, it will include a new universal search, categorized icons […]

BlackBerry OS 6.0 on CDMA networks could be delayed till 2011
If you’re on a CDMA network and hope to see BlackBerry OS 6.0 make an appearance, you will have to wait until next year at the very least. It seems that Kaufman Bros. analyst Shaw Wu has poitned out that said OS is currently in the “beta testing” phase, where it ought to ship with its first GSM device (most folks speculate that it is the BlackBerry 9800) before September […]