The above is a sound clip that shows off BlackBerry’s Natural Sound Technology. For now it is just a feature in BBM calls but hopefully will come to phone calls. If you listen to the clip above, the difference in sound quality becomes apparent right away. I find that in regular smartphones call quality hasn’t […]
A whirlwind of news today about BlackBerry. Some surprising and some not. BlackBerry is still going forward with making smartphones. This is admirable considering their manufacturer is bailing on them, sales have been down and they are laying off people left and right. Newly appointed interim CEO John S.Chen has a lot on his plate […]
BlackBerry is up for sale, laying off workers, having poor sales, what’s next? Jabil Circuit, clearly unnerved by the recent news, wants to sever ties with BlackBerry. Jabil Circuit is BlackBerry’s manufacturing partner, so if they leave, how will they make devices? BlackBerry just can’t catch a break these days. Jabil CEO Mark Mondello said […]
BlackBerry has just sent out an email to us letting us know that they have updated Twitter for BlackBerry legacy devices to version 220.127.116.11. Version 18.104.22.168 is currently available in the BlackBerry Beta Zone and is ready for download. This update brings some new features, so be sure to check out the change log below! […]
So soon apparently it is on September 20th. A little after everyone else, Sprint is going to have their own early upgrade program. Their program is dubbed Sprint One Up according to CNET. How it works is users can pay for devices in monthly installments with trade-in upgrades coming after one year. It’s not really […]
The latest stats from StatCounter indicate that BlackBerry is on the rise the US. The market share as of late increased from 1.4% to 4.45%. That works out to a 300% increase! Which is about 4.1 million devices sold. And then in the chart below you can see the day to day graphs of increases. […]
An updated version of Twitter has been released for BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry OS 5 and higher. Available as a free download on the BlackBerry World storefront, Twitter version 4.2 makes it easier than ever to express yourself and stay connected on the globally popular social network while on the go. Twitter for BlackBerry smartphones […]
I am sure that there are a ton of people who called it, and others who doubted that it was possible. But BlackBerry is turning around their Canadian market share.
The VIA Rail system in Canada will be making some changes to the way they operate day to day. In the near future the will change quite a few things to streamline the boarding process for customers. Hit the break for all of the details.
Kayak is a site for travelers founded by the co-founders of Expedia, Travelocity and Orbitz. Kayak has decided to “dropping active support” for BlackBerry Devices. Hit the break for more info.
Of all of the Blackberry OS 7 devices, I really like the 9850/9860! And the great thing is that we may be getting the exclusive color that we all love, White! Although BBOS, stated the image has not been confirmed, I definitely would love the have this hawt Blackberry in my Nerdy hands!!!
When we first heard news of CarrierIQ of how it was a major breech in Blackberry Security, being it that it was secretly tracking everything you do on your Blackberry. RIM has stated that although there is a Carrier IQ app available for download, but RIM says, they do not install the software or require carriers to do […]
Yesterday we told you about Carrier IQ and how it secretly tracks you. Today, Mark Sohm, a BlackBerry Development Adviser, posted this statement in the BlackBerry support forums:
This is some cool info Gizmodo has posted. The US government has spent $117 Million on BlackBerry devices since 2001. Now I understand why they have spent so much on BlackBerry’s, but why the hell have they spent $10.8 million on iPods, $3.9 million on iPad’s, and so on down the list? We are 14 […]