Gift Guide: 5 Smartphones You Should Have on Your Holiday Wishlist

Samsung Galaxy Nexus

*+-Gifting someone a smartphone is a little weird given that the best prices come with a contact attached. What happens? Do you say: “Here’s your new phone… and a 2-year contract plus a $30/month data plan. Merry Christmas!” That wouldn’t go over well. It’s more likely that a new phone won’t be a surprise and […]

iPhone 5 Competitors: The Best iPhone Alternatives

iPhone 4

*+-We’re still not exactly sure when Apple is going to announce or release the next iPhone, or iPhones, but we have a pretty good feeling that a launch will be taking place in September or October. If true, the iPhone 5 is going to be up against some stiff competition, arguably, the most serious competition […]

Why Is the New BlackBerry Bold So Expensive?

BlackBerry Bold 9900

*+-This morning, the rumors were confirmed. Sprint and Verizon will be offering the BlackBerry Bold 9930 for $250 on a new two-year contract and AT&T will presumably charge around the same for its model, the BlackBerry Bold 9900. I’ve been sitting here, thinking about this all morning and quite honestly, I still can’t put my […]

BlackBerry Bold 9930 Hitting Sprint on August 21st for $250

Bold 9930

*+-We had a pretty good feeling Sprint’s BlackBerry Bold 9930 would be coming on August 21st for $250 and sure enough, Sprint has made those details official. Sprint’s announcement comes shortly after Verizon’s Bold 9930 went on sale online for a cool $250. Verizon’s Bold 9930 won’t hit stores until August 25th. As for Sprint’s […]

Verizon BlackBerry Bold 9930 to Cost $250?

BlackBerry Bold 9930

*+-It looks like the BlackBerry Bold 9930 is actually going to be costing $250 on-contract with both Sprint and Verizon as CrackBerry has gotten a hold of a piece of evidence that shows that Verizon’s version will be listed at the same price that we saw Sprint’s listed at a few days ago. Obviously, that’s […]

Otterbox Announces Cases for BlackBerry Bold 9900, Bold 9930 and Torch 9810

BlackBerry Torch 9810

*+-If you’re thinking about picking up one of RIM’s new BlackBerry 7 devices whether it’s the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Torch 9810 for AT&T or the BlackBerry Bold 9930 for Sprint, you’re probably going to want a solid case solution to go along with your new purchase and lucky for you, Otterbox has announced that […]

BlackBerry Bold 9930 to Cost $250 at Sprint?

Sprint Price Leak

*+-We know that the new BlackBerry Bold series from RIM, which includes both the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Bold 9930, is an anticipated one. It’s definitely up there with the most exciting BlackBerry phones ever. Heck, it even has me a little giddy. That being said, while we know about the carriers the phones are […]

BlackBerry Bold 9930 and Torch 9850 Headed to Sprint

BlackBerry Torch

*+-Not to be outdone by AT&T, Sprint has announced a duo of BlackBerry smartphones that will be touching down at some point this year, likely in the fall. Those phones are the very official BlackBerry Bold 9930 and the oft-rumored BlackBerry Torch 9850 which we just saw appear in an image just a few days […]

Sprint’s New BlackBerry Bold 9930 May Not Be Far Behind


*+-Given that Verizon Wireless had leaked the Blackberry Bold 9930 training video earlier this week, rival Sprint’s version of the Bold flagship phone may not be far behind. It’s unclear if the new BlackBerry Bold 9930 for Sprint will be a 3G CDMA-only model–perhaps with world-phone GSM capabilities for international roaming–or if the device will […]

Verizon’s BlackBerry Bold 9930 Outed Before Launch


*+-Yesterday, we found out that there was something RIM-related in the pipeline for today and it turns out that it’s likely going to be Verizon’s BlackBerry Bold 9930 that will be the phone that is announced today. How do we know this? Well, Verizon took it upon itself to release a lengthy little preview video […]

RIM Unveiling New BlackBerry 7 Devices Tomorrow?

BlackBerry 7

*+-We still have absolutely no idea when the very official BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 will be coming out but it appears that that’s not going to stop RIM from announcing new handsets as a tweet from the company’s official account has indicated that that very thing will happen at some point tomorrow.  So, what might get […]

BlackBerry Bold 9930 Appears Headed to Verizon (Photos)

Bold 9930

*+-Way back in June, RIM announced a device called the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 that the company said would be arriving this summer. Shortly afterward, there were mysteries abound. What carriers would the device head to and when? Well, we’re still unsure about a launch date but we do know that the Bold 9900 will be […]

RIM Announces BlackBerry 7, Says Current BlackBerry Phones Won’t Get It

BlackBerry Bold 9900

*+-In addition to the other BlackBerry announcements that came this morning, RIM also introduced its latest and greatest operating system, BlackBerry 7, which will launch on the new BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 aka BlackBerry Bold Touch at some point this year. BlackBerry 7, originally known as BlackBerry 6.1, is going offer some upgrades including HTML 5 […]

RIM Announces BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 (BlackBerry Bold Touch)

BlackBerry 9900/9930

*+-This morning, RIM introduced the BlackBerry Bold Touch at its BlackBerry World conference. The device, which had been expected for quite some time, will officially be known as the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and the BlackBerry Bold 9930. The specs on the device are precisely what we knew them to be. The BlackBerry 9900/9930 will feature […]