BlackBerry Touch monza full spec sheet leaked

BlackBerry Touch monza full spec sheet leaked

Getting the same treatment as the BlackBerry Bold Touch, the BlackBerry Touch monza / monaco has also now just had its full spec sheet leaked for all to see. Although at the top it does say Torch, that is presumably a typo in the information and this device now shows the model number 9860, where as the Torch 2 will carry the 9810 numbering. Naming of the processor appears to be left out on...

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BlackBerry 101: Charging your battery

BlackBerry 101: Charging your battery

You'd think that charging your BlackBerry is the easiest thing in the world, undeserving of a full BlackBerry 101 article. You plug in your power source and let it sit there. But for many of us, there are still some lingering questions about proper battery care. I come from a time when batteries weren't as smart as they are today. There were all sorts of secret tricks and rules you'd have...

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BlackBerry Bold Touch Dakota full spec sheet leaked

BlackBerry Bold Touch Dakota full spec sheet leaked

We've had glimpses of the specs for the BlackBerry Bold Touch before but, the finer details of it all were not found within any of that information. Now, the full line up of specs has been leaked online for everyone to get a good look at -- although, we do have to remind everyone that this information is of course subject to change. That said, have a look at the specs as they are listed now,...

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BlackBerry orlando - A Curve Touch with a physical keyboard?!

BlackBerry orlando - A Curve Touch with a physical keyboard?!

  Is that a BlackBerry sedona / apollo? Not exactly -- it may look similar, but what you're seeing above is reportedly a new device now running under the codename orlando. From the information gathered, this device keeps the best of everything we have seen in the past from the sedona / apollo but adds a touchscreen to the mix. With the BlackBerry orlando not making an appearance on the leaked...

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Angry Farm version 1.1.11 launched with 30 more free levels

If you thought you had finished Angry Farm, think again. David let me know that version 1.1.11 (that's a lot of 1's) has been released. The new version contatins 30 more free levels boosting the total levels to 70. Originally the plan was to release a few extra levels at a time, but 30 at once does the trick as well. If you haven't had a chance to check out Angry Farm yet you totally should....

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BlackBerry Torch 2 hands-on photos

BlackBerry Torch 2 hands-on photos

  Adding to the hands-on photos of the upcoming BlackBerry Bold Touch and the BlackBerry Touch (monaco) we've seen, we now have some new photos of the BlackBerry Torch 2 to add to the mix. The design is nearly identical to that of the BlackBerry Torch and again, you could say that this is really what the original Torch should have been. It has nearly twice the CPU power of it's older sibling...

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Staples sends out email update to BlackBerry PlayBook pre-order customers

Staples sends out email update to BlackBerry PlayBook pre-order customers

If you were still worried that your BlackBerry PlayBook order might have really been cancelled by Staples, worry no more. Yesterday Staples issued emails to their pre-order customers reassuring that the devices will indeed ship on time for the April 19th release. The email reads: Valued Staples Customer, Thank you for selecting a BlackBerry PlayBook during our pre-sale campaign....

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RIM Launches BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

RIM Launches BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

RIM has announced today the launch of BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing. The free app is designed to make scheduling, joining and rejoining conference calls from your BlackBerry quick and easy. The app nicely integrates with the native BlackBerry calendar, and with just a few clicks you can be up and running. Features include: Calendar Integration: The BlackBerry Mobile Conferencing application...

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Rookie Rocket for BlackBerry by Fabian Heuwieser now available!

Rookie Rocket for BlackBerry by Fabian Heuwieser now available!

Fabian Heuwieser has brought us some excellent and essential apps over the past few years. He has now ventured into the game genre, and his first release is called RookieRocket. In this game you have to steer a rocket through obstacles and collect stars. When you touch an obstacle, it pushes you down unless you can pass it. By collecting the normal stars, the speed does not increase, if you...

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How Do You Use Your BlackBerry: Do you keep the standard email signature?

  Do you keep the standard email BlackBerry signature?customer surveys   One of the issues that used to bother users most (and probably still does) is that pesky email signature you get when adding email addresses. Sent From My BlackBerry (or some incarnation) shows after all your emails - some users don't mind it while others can't stand it. I personally go with no signature, but I know...

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CrackBerry guide to wireless bill slashing apps: Part 2

CrackBerry guide to wireless bill slashing apps: Part 2

Part 2: monitoring your usage with apps from developers and carriers Welcome to part 2 (finally) of the CrackBerry Guide to wireless bill cutting apps; or “How to afford to keep your BlackBerry and your high usage habits”. I’m glad to see you still have your BlackBerry. For some, you have made some sacrifices in order to keep feeding the addiction. Now that I think about it, I guess the...

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Leaked OS 6.0.0.534 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

Leaked OS 6.0.0.534 for the BlackBerry Bold 9700

It seems like not so long ago we were anxiously waiting for OS 6 to pop up for the Bold 9700, and since then we've had plenty of leaks and some official releases. Here is another today in the form of OS 6.0.0.534. This one is shiny and new so if you install be sure to leave a comment and hit the forums with your findings. As always, use caution when installing a leaked OS. *OS Disclaimer -...

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New BlackBerry Bold Touch hands-on photos

New BlackBerry Bold Touch hands-on photos

Here is some more phone news to get your mind off the BlackBerry PlayBook for a bit. Adding to the upcoming line of new BlackBerry smartphones is the BlackBerry Bold Touch. Last week we saw the BlackBerry monaco up close and personal, so now we get a chance to see more of another device we can't wait to try out for ourselves. The Bold Touch looks good - It's sporting OS 6.1 with both a touch...

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Canada Post releases BlackBerry app

Canada Post releases BlackBerry app

If you frequently ship packages in Canada, then you have no doubt dealt with Canada Post. Using their services has now become more convenient when you're away from the computer, as they have just released a free BlackBerry app! From this app you can both track packages and locate nearby Canada Post locations via entering a postal code or using your current GPS coordinates. I like that when you...

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If you have a Sonos music system in your home you know how sweet it can be. What could be sweeter is being able to control it from your BlackBerry, and Tiggit Controller helps you do just that. The app helps you search your stored music or find music from popular services like Spotify and Pandora to find tracks and add them to your playlist. Tiggit Controller also features a new control UI...

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Shazam updates to v2.8 - Grab it in BlackBerry App World

Shazam updates to v2.8 - Grab it in BlackBerry App World

Popular music discovery app Shazam was just updated to v2.8.0 via BlackBerry App World. This update (from v2.7.0) brings with it the ability to upgrade to Shazam Encore with an in-app purchase as well as improvements to and redesign of the tag screen. If you are unfamiliar with Shazam, it's an application for discovering, buying, and sharing music. Say you hear a song playing, and you have...

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Radio Shack BlackBerry PlayBook launch details

Radio Shack BlackBerry PlayBook launch details

Radio Shack is listed as one of the BlackBerry PlayBook launch partners and as such, reps have started their training for the launch today. The above image outlines the launch day plans -- nothing really out of the oridinary is listed here but the info does show the insurance that will be available to those picking one up. Also if you happen to feel the need to return your BlackBerry PlayBook...

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Invite only BlackBerry PlayBook launch event Thursday April 14th in New York City

This one just came into the tip line and it looks like things are gearing up on the BlackBerry PlayBook launch front. It's been over 6 months since the PlayBook was first announced and I'm sure RIM has been working overtime on this one and are ready to let loose for an evening. As we close in on launch day, RIM is holding an invite only event next Thursday in New York City to kick things off....

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Sprint charging for BlackBerry PlayBook tethering?!

Sprint charging for BlackBerry PlayBook tethering?!

We just got a pretty interesting image sent to us via the CrackBerry tips line and quite honestly, it leaves us wanting some more details. It's no secret that Sprint will be releasing their 4G enabled BlackBerry PlayBook this summer but according to the info above it looks as though they'll also be selling the WiFi only version come April 19. That however, isn't really the biggest piece of...

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Quick Review: BlackBerry Protect

While there are tons of security/backup apps out there for BlackBerry, RIM has finally decided to make the choice easier for most users and release their free BlackBerry Protect application. The app is a simple tool with a good amount of features, although it could stand to pack in a bit more. The basis of BlackBerry Protect is that of a backup utility. You can backup your contacts, calendars...

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