Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone From BlackBerry Now Official

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Research in Motion and Porsche Design have now made the Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry now official. The P’9981 is essentially the BlackBerry Bold 9900 series with a different external shell to highlight Porsche Design’s minimalist industrial design. This will be RIM’s first collaboration with a luxury brand to release a smartphone and RIM […]

BlackBerry Knight: A Collaboration Between RIM and Porsche Design

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The BlackBerry Knight has been leaked before, revealing an angular shaped BlackBerry smartphone with specs matching those of Research in Motion’s latest flagship Bold 9900 series. In what was previously dubbed by some as ‘the ugliest BlackBerry,’ we now know that the device is a collaboration between RIM from the technology perspective and Porsche Design’s […]

RIM’s Newest BlackBerry Smartphones Captivates Enterprise Customers, But Fails to Excite Consumers

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RIM’s latest BlackBerry push–an aggressive one with many models available on multiple carriers running the latest BlackBerry 7 operating system–may still present troublesome news for the Canadian smartphone-maker. Despite garnering a lot of buzz and interest,¬†Canaccord Genuity presents its findings that these smartphones fail to excite consumer interest, despite better hardware and the inclusion of […]

T-Mobile USA Discounts BlackBerry Bold 9900 Pricing for RIM Developers

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If you’re a BlackBerry developer and are interested in T-Mobile USA’s network, you may want to check out the new BlackBerry Bold 9900. The device is offered for a stiff $300 to consumers, but T-Mobile is willing to sell the flagship BlackBerry smartphone to developers for only $199, giving the device a $100 discount. The […]

BlackBerry Bold 9930 First Impressions: Achilles Heel is Battery Life

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There’s no denying that the BlackBerry Bold 9930 is Research in Motion’s best BlackBerry smartphone to date, combining the favorite and capacious keyboard of the historic Bold 9000 series with a modern and elegant design, glass touchscreen, optical trackpad, stainless steel band, and beautiful angles that make the design both modern and classic in the […]

4 New Smartphones Launched This Weekend on AT&T, Sprint

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A total of four new smartphones launched this past weekend for consumer purchase on both Ma Bell and the Now Network in the U.S. Users interested in 3G and 4G devices now have a few more options from both BlackBerry and Android camps on Sprint and AT&T, with the former launching 3 new devices while […]

AT&T to Cripple BlackBerry Bold 9900 NFC Capabilities?

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AT&T may disable one of the future-facing technologies on the BlackBerry Bold 9900 when that device arrives on the carrier through software blocks that would cripple the near field communications, or NFC features, of the smartphone. The NFC market is expected to take off in the U.S. and globally as smartphone makers, carriers, banks, financial […]

BlackBerry 9930 Now Available on Verizon

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True to earlier rumors, Verizon Wireless has launched Research in Motion’s latest flagship BlackBerry Bold 9930. The smartphone will cost $250 with a two-year contract–no rebates required. The world-phone BlackBerry will work on Verizon’s 3G CDMA network here in the U.S. and on a GSM or CDMA network while traveling. The device retains the traditional […]

First Unboxings of Retail BlackBerry Bold 9900 Start Appearing

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  Now that the BlackBerry Bold 9900 is beginning to go on sale in RIM’s home turf of Canada, we’re starting to see what the retail version of the phone with the box and accompanying accessories will look like. It looks like the phone went on sale a day early at some Rogers wireless store, […]

August Launch Dates Leaked for BlackBerry Bold on Telus, Rogers

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It looks like Canadian carriers Rogers and Telus may be offering the touchscreen-enabled BlackBerry Bold 9900 ahead of the August 31st launch date on T-Mobile USA. Both Canadian carriers are expected to carry the handset in August. The Bold 9900 from Research in Motion, which brings back the iconic Bold 9000 design, will be landing […]

Telus Leak Reveals Multiple BlackBerry Models, Android Phones

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Fall is shaping out to be a busy time of the year for Canadian wireless carrier Telus with multiple smartphone models coming from Samsung, Research in Motion, and Sony Ericsson. In addition to earlier leaks that pegged the iphone 5 for an October 1st launch on Telus, and the BlackBerry Bold 9900 debuting on August […]

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

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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 […]

BlackBerry 9780 Reviewed, Deemed Evolutionary Upgrade

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Enterprise BlackBerry users who are eyeing the BlackBerry 9780 should take a look at Tracy and Matt detailed review of the device, which will be headed State-side later this month. The Bold 9780 is an evolution of the original BlackBerry 9700 and has the design of its predecessor while adding more memory and a freshened […]