The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is the second refresh on the original Bold 9700 and a slightly lower-end alternative to the Bold 9900. It featured a few design departures from the 9780, including a new style of media control keys, slimmer profile, and individually-segmented navigation keys. On the software side, the Bold 9790 was among the first to run OS 7 when it launched December 2011.
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.Continue Reading →
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.Continue Reading →
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'.Continue Reading →
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.Continue Reading →