BlackBerry Bold 9790 Review
Device Reviews | 52 Comments BlackBerry Bold 9790 Review Excluding the exclusive Porsche Design P'9981 from BlackBerry, we've now reviewed every other BlackBerry 7 Smartphone here on CrackBerry, including the BlackBerry Bold 9930, Bold 9900, Torch 9860, Torch 9850, Torch 9810, Curve 9380 and Curve 9360. That's a lot of BlackBerry 7 Smartphones, and the...

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Sep 10, 2013 Bell issues software update for Curve 9360, Bold 9790 and 9900
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Bell has released a small OS update for Curve 9360, Bold 9790 & 9900 users that looks to fix some nagging issues.

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Feb 21, 2013 Claro Guatemala releases OS 7.1.0.865 for BlackBerry Curve 9320 and Bold 9790
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Nov 03, 2012 Taiwan Mobile releases official OS 7.1.0.746 for the BlackBerry Bold 9790
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Oct 15, 2012 BlackBerry Bold 9790 bargain prices in the UK
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If you are in the market for a new BlackBerry, or it is nearly upgrade time, then it seems that a couple of the UK phone retailers are offering the BlackBerry Bold 9790 at a pretty nice price. Orange has the Bold 9790 on sale on pay-as-you-go for £229.99 plus a £10 top up and Carphone Warehouse has it slightly higher at £279.99 plus the same £10 top up.

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Sep 22, 2012 Official OS 7.1.0.714 for the BlackBerry Bold 9790 from Telenor Serbia
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Sep 17, 2012 Leaked OS 7.1.0.714 for the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9360
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Aug 20, 2012 Leaked OS 7.1.0.649 now available for most devices
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Aug 16, 2012 The Pure White BlackBerry Bold 9790 gets officially released in Hong Kong
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It was only a a day ago that we told you that the Pure White BlackBerry Bold 9790 is available sim free in the UK. However, now the device has started rolling out in other regions. Hong Kong is the first to officially announce the new white version and it is now available from authorized carrier partners and retail channels. In addition - any customer who purchases the Bold 9790 in Pure White will be entitled to a power bundle which includes a battery and screen protector worth HL$508 for free.

Research In Motion are also keen to let BlackBerry subscribers in Hong Kong know that BlackBerry 7.1 is available to download for the Bold 9900 and Torch 9810. Customers are advised to visit http://hk.blackberry.com/update/ or use the BlackBerry Desktop Software.

You can catch the full press release below.

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Aug 14, 2012 White BlackBerry Bold 9790 now available sim free in the UK
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Jul 23, 2012 Official OS 7.1.0.569 for the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9320 from Telstra
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Jul 16, 2012 Official OS 7.1.0.523 for the BlackBerry Bold 9790 from Telus Mobility
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TELUS has officially released OS 7.1.0.523 for the BlackBerry Bold 9790. While this is an official release, remember to use caution when updating your device. If you need help along the way, you can head into our help forums or check out some of our BlackBerry 101 articles including How to Install or Upgrade to a new OS. If you do install this OS, hit up the forums thread below for findings, fixes and more discussion. Continue Reading →
Jun 27, 2012 Official OS 7.1.0.523 for the BlackBerry Bold 9790 from Telkomsel
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Apr 21, 2012 Leaked OS 7.1.0.402 for the BlackBerry Bold 9790
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Mar 28, 2012 Official OS 7.1.0.336 for the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9360 from Telenor Norway
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Feb 16, 2012 Leaked versions of BlackBerry 7.1 now available for most compatible devices!
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If you're looking to get in on the latest OS leak for your device, you'll want to check the links below. As posted today in the CrackBerry forums, OS' for most compatible BlackBerry 7.1 devices have shown up and are now available for download. These are unofficial (leaked) OS', so while it's mostly safe to install, remember to use caution when updating your device. If you need help along the way, you can head into our help forums or check out some of our BlackBerry 101 articles including How to Install or Upgrade to a new OS or How to Upgrade Your BlackBerry OS Using App Loader. If you do install this OS, hit up the CrackBerry leaked OS forums for findings, fixes and more discussion. Jump past the break for a full list of the available OS'.

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Feb 10, 2012 Official OS 7.0.0.611 for the BlackBerry Bold 9790 from Orange UK
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Feb 08, 2012 BlackBerry Bold 9790 now available from Three UK
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A third UK network has joined in with the BlackBerry Bold 9790 love. Three UK announced via their Twitter account that the Bold 9790 is now available on their network. The smaller of the Bold series devices is available on Three's The One Plan for £35 a month on a 24-month contract, which gives you 2000 mins, 5000 texts and All-you-can-eat data. It is also available on Text plans 500 and 500 + all-you-can-eat which cost £28 and £31 respectively, per month. If you want the Bold 9790 on pay as you go, it will cost you £319.99 plus top-up of either £10 or £15. Continue Reading →
Feb 07, 2012 Leaked: OS 7.1.0.247 for the BlackBerry Bold 9790
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Feb 01, 2012 WIND Mobile announces BlackBerry Bold 9790 and white Curve 9360, plus new plans
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WIND Mobile has now officially announced that they will be carrying the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and the BlackBerry Curve 9360 in white. WIND customers can take full advantage of everything the Bold 9790 has to offer with a new Leap Plan featuring unlimited Canada-wide talk, text and data for $40 per month. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is available for $49 with WINDtab+ or $399 outright.

Alongside the introduction of the BlackBerry Curve 9360 in white, WIND will be offering a special Share The Love Combo in February. Lovers can get two BlackBerry Curve 9360 smartphones for $0 with WINDtab and two plans with unlimited talk, text, and data for $65 per month.  Full press release can be found after the break.

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Jan 28, 2012 Vodafone UK releases BlackBerry Bold 9790
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Jan 26, 2012 White BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 coming in Q2 of 2012
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Jan 23, 2012 Official OS 7.0.0.609 for the BlackBerry Bold 9790 from WIND Mobile
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Jan 10, 2012 Visa Certifies BlackBerry smartphones for use as Visa mobile payment devices
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Not long ago, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Curve 9360 were approved by MasterCard as the world's first SIM-based smartphones to be PayPass Certified. Today, Visa has joined in and approved not only the Bold 9900 and Curve 9360, but the Bold 9790 and Curve 9380 for use as Visa Mobile Payment devices. This is a great example of how NFC can be put to use in a way that will make life easier and more efficient.

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Visa Certifies Smartphones for Use as Visa Mobile Payment Devices

NFC-enabled smartphones from Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, and Research In Motion approved for use with Visa payWave, Visa’s mobile application for payments at the point-of-sale

SAN FRANCISCO - Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) and Visa Europe today announced that NFC-enabled smartphones from Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics, Research In Motion (RIM) have been certified for use with Visa’s mobile application for payments at the point-of-sale, Visa payWave. The Samsung Galaxy SII, LG Optimus NET NFC, BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900, BlackBerry Bold 9790, BlackBerry® Curve™ 9360 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 have been added to the list of Visa compliant payment products available for commercial deployment by financial institutions.

All the new devices certified by Visa host the Visa payWave application on a secure SIM card and feature NFC (Near Field Communication) technology, the short range communications standard that enables mobile phones to securely transmit payment information to a contactless payment terminal.

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Dec 22, 2011 BlackBerry Bold 9790 Review
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The BlackBerry Bold 9790 improves upon the uber-popular Bold 9700/9780, adding a touchscreen to the mix along with a more polished hardware design and BlackBerry 7 operating system.

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Dec 17, 2011 BlackBerry Bold 9790 coming soon to Orange
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Dec 06, 2011 BlackBerry Bold 9790 arrives on SaskTel
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Dec 02, 2011 BlackBerry Bold 9790 Unboxing Video!
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