Tag: BlackBerry

  • Androids numbers increase while Apples numbers decrease

    Today in the technology news section on ABC the International Data Corporation (IDC) reported figures for worldwide smartphone unit sales and market shares in the 2nd quarter of 2012. The IDC is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events for the  information technology, telecommunications and consumer technology markets. They gathered the information based on operating […]

  • Verizon Fall Roadmap….sneak peak anyone?

    How about an early Christmas present? We have a sneak peak of the fall lineup from Verizon, and it looks sweet!!! A couple surprises, some next gen and even a couple new players in the deck for us to pick from!

  • Google Maps….now with London Transit Maps

    I am not sure how many members we have from London here, but Google is looking out for you (and hopefully a sign of things to come). The new version of Google Maps has been released and it has the London Underground and transit maps included in it!!

  • Sprint Leaks Samsung and Blackberry Devices!

    WOOONELLY! Looks like the Cell Phone Gods have blessed Sprint customers! This document says it was last updated on July 22nd, so if that is true then this should give all you Sprint (and not Sprint) customers something to look forward too! It is always changing so please take this with a grain of salt but it looks to be a lot of phones! We are going to list them all out for you in a lovely bullet list…. Why? Because I want to and I like to break it all down for you!

  • New Blackberry Monaco(Monza) Photos Appear Online

    RIM has appeared in the news quite a bit lately. Well today, some new photos of the BlackBerry Monza, or Monaco as it’s known for now, have showed up online in a Greek Blackberry forum. With the promise of some hands on video coming soon, this is the most activity we have seen from the handset since the device simulator was leaked not too long ago and the Sprint inventory image that appeared at the end of June.

  • Verizon to get 3 new devices from RIM, by years end

    A recent interview with Verizon Chief Marketing Officer Marni Walden provides some information on what the future holds for BlackBerry devices at Verizon Wireless. This interview confirms the upcoming arrival of three new RIM devices with the carrier later in the year.

  • RIM officially announces the Blackberry Bold 9900 and 9930!

    The moment so many Blackberry users have been waiting for has finally arrived. Well, not exactly. The announcement is here, but youll still have to wait a few more months for the devices to hit your local carriers. RIM has officially announced the new Blackberry Bold 9900 and 9930 smartphones, which feature the traditional front […]

  • RIM’s Shares Continue To Drop – Will new releases help them?

    Recently the Investors notated shares of Research In Motion Ltd. this past Friday and the numbers do not look too good. Several people are now worried that even though Blackberry plans to release more new devices, will it stop their declining sales in the U.S. or will the changes help the company grow again?

  • Blackberry Playbook sales have exceeded expectations!

    Most of us have heard different rumors and descriptions of the Blackberry Playbook lately. Amongst these reports, RBC Capital Markets General Manager Mike Abramsky said that the first day of PlayBook sales were successful. He mentioned the sales likely exceeded analysts’ expectations, moving about 50,000 PlayBook tablets on launch day alone.

  • Sprint’s new music service – Sprint Music Plus

    Sprint recently announced a new music service available for Android smartphones and most Blackberry devices as well. The name of this new music service is Sprint Music Plus which is powered by RealNetworks. This music service allows users to purchase DRM-free, MP3 music tracks and ringtones starting at just $0.69.

  • Slacker vs Pandora – Or Something Better?

    As times change, so does how we listen to music, especially portable music. From cassettes we went to CDs, then even the MiniDisc (anyone remember those things?), then to mp3 players. Now with smartphones becoming more mainstream for the casual user, streaming internet radio is becoming more popular.
    Right now, two of the most popular services are probably Slacker Radio and Pandora. In this editorial, we will compare both services, and you will get the input of 2 people from the site, myself (mindfrost82), and Courtney1985. Read more…

  • UPDATE: BlackBerry Messenger Coming To iPhone April 26th – FALSE

    Update: False Alarm. According to BGR, there was no conference in Toronto and Jim Balsillie didn’t speak at any event.

  • Sprint’s plans for CTIA

    Rumors have recently been going around on what Sprint has planned for the CTIA convention this year and BGR has just been informed of what we like to call expected announcements. The three devices everyone is so excited about are the HTC Evo 3D, the HTC Evo View 4G and Sprint’s version of the Motorola XOOM.

  • Blackberry Messenger Will Launch On Android & iOS

    You read right! The folks over at BGR is reporting that they have information from multiple trusted sources that Research In Motion (RIM) is planning on bringing its Blackberry Messenger (BBM) service to Android, and eventually iOS. Details have not been finalized yet, but it sounds like they will offer a stripped down version of their service and it could be free or a one-time or monthly subscription fee. Read more…

  • Sprint’s new Total Equipment Protection Application

    Sprint recently announced a new Total Equipment Protection application that is very useful for smartphones if you pay for the TEP insurance plan. If you lose your phone you can locate, lock, clear and restore it all with this application. To give you peace of mind you can restore your information once you recover your handset so don’t think everything is gone forever. This is something Verizon and AT&T have already been successful with so maybe Sprint will be as well.