Asurion Handset Insurance Listing Shows BlackBerry Torch 10000 Model


Handset insurance provider Asurion, which partners with most U.S. cellular carriers to offer insurance on smartphones and devices, now lists the BlackBerry Torch 10000 model on its website alongside Apple’s iPhone 5. As the iPhone 5 is rumored to be launching in Fall 2012, the BlackBerry Torch 10000 model may not be launched for a […]

Sprint Brings Mobile Hotspot Capabilities to Latest BlackBerry OS 7 Devices


U.S. wireless carrier Sprint is updating its latest BlackBerry Bold 9930 and BlackBerry Torch 9850 smartphones to BlackBerry OS 7.1, which brings mobile hotspot capabilities to these new BlackBerry devices on Sprint’s 3G Now Network. Mobile hotspot capabilities would allow these BlackBerry phones to share their 3G mobile broadband connections over WiFi to other WiFi-capable […]

BlackBerry Torch 9850 Shows Up in Verizon Retail Poster


Verizon Wireless may soon be launching the BlackBerry Torch 9850, a device that would replace the carrier’s Storm franchise with Research in Motion. The Torch 9850 was spotted in a poster in a Verizon Wireless retail store alongside the Android-powered Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play smartphone. It’s unclear when Verizon will launch the Torch. The U.S. […]

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


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 […]

RIM Makes New Video to Promote an HTC Android Phone?


Research in Motion attempted to make a video in an effort to promote its touchscreen-enabled BlackBerry Torch 9850 handset, but instead the BlackBerry-maker ended up featuring a touchscreen handset from one of its rivals running a rival operating system. Rather than featuring the BlackBerry Torch, the device’s all-touchscreen BlackBerry 7 operating system, and the ease […]

Telus Leak Reveals Multiple BlackBerry Models, Android Phones


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 […]

BlackBerry Torch 2 Gets Caught in The Wild (Video)

BlackBerry Torch 2

The BlackBerry Torch 2 has revealed itself in a big way tonight as a continuous stream of leaks has culminated with an extensive video tour coming to the surface courtesy of the folks over at TechnoBuffalo. RIM’s upcoming sequel to the original BlackBerry Torch first showed up in a series of photos along with some […]

BlackBerry Monaco/Monza to Be Called BlackBerry Volt?

BlackBerry Touch

The BlackBerry Touch aka BlackBerry Monza/Monaco is likely going to be RIM’s next all-touchscreen smartphone and while it’s still a complete unknown to when – specifically at least – it’s going to be launching, it appears that when it does make it to market, it might be called the BlackBerry Volt. It comes as no […]

AT&T cuts prices on Windows Phone 7 handsets, Samsung Captivate

LG Quantum

AT&T has launched another major sale on Windows Phone 7 handsets, dropping the prices of the Samsung Focus and the LG Quantum down to a measly $50 on a new two-year contract. That’s not all, they have also slashed the price of the Galaxy S, Froyo-rocking Samsung Captivate to $100, on-contract as well. Also, the […]

RIM’s Rumored New BlackBerry Torch to Be Slimmer, Sleeker


Research in Motion is rumored to be expanding its BlackBerry Torch franchise with a slimmer entry level model. While the Torch is basically a high-end model now that takes design cues from its high-end BlackBerry Bold franchise, an entry-level torch could more closely resemble a consumer-oriented BlackBerry Curve or Pearl. Details on the model are […]

BlackBerry comeback about more than one phone


The BlackBerry Torch was greeted with strong opening sales of 150,000 units, according to analysts. That’s right in the same neighborhood as recent Android phone debuts. Yet, various blogs are deriding the Torch as a failure. Not only does that seem unfair, but it also misses the point of the BlackBerry comeback.

Dell Streak literally a day late and dollar short


BGR reminds us that both the BlackBerry Torch and Motorola DROID 2 go on sale today for the price of $199 with two-year contract (counting a $100 debit card rebate on the latter). Exciting day for those devices, but not so much for the Dell Streak going on sale here in the U.S. tomorrow for […]

RIM Sings a Torch Song: Blackberry Torch Announced for AT&T at $199


RIM had the tech world’s eyeballs earlier today. Most were hoping for an announcement that would yield a new Blackberry device worth writing home about, and some were hoping we’d hear more about that rumored Blackberry Tablet. The latter didn’t happen. Some of the jury is still out on the new phone. Called the Blackberry […]