BlackBerry Torch 9800 goes live on BlackBerry site!

BlackBerry Torch 9800 goes live on BlackBerry site!

If you're looking for all the official goodness you can now check out the BlackBerry Torch 9800 via the BlackBerry.com web site. The full break down of the device has been posted up for everyone to look at, including a full 360 degree view of the device itself.  What do you guys think, with the $199.99 price point on AT&T grabbing one? View The BlackBerry Torch 9800 On BlackBerry.com>...

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Press Release: Official AT&T BlackBerry Torch 9800 Availability and Pricing Announced; First Device with BlackBerry 6!

It's a HAPPY DAY for BlackBerry users, especially those on AT&T. Today AT&T and Research In Motion have officially announced the BlackBerry Torch 9800, the first BlackBerry to feature a sliding form factor. The Torch 9800 offers users the best of both worlds with a full physical keyboard and touchscreen. The highly-anticipated BlackBerry 6 operating system also makes its debut on the...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 site goes live on AT&T a little early.

BlackBerry Torch 9800 site goes live on AT&T a little early.

Ooops..seems AT&T has let the cat out of the bag a little bit early on this one. As you can see, the BlackBerry Torch 9800 has just gone live on AT&T website for all too see. Kinda ruined all the fun there AT&T, it's ok though. Stay tuned as we bring you all more information from the live RIM & AT&T event. Thanks everyone for crushing our tips email. View The BlackBerry...

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Live Blog: Special AT&T / BlackBerry Event in NYC!

** Status: Live Blog Now Over ** Please Note:  Live blog will refresh automatically (so there's no need to refresh the page). Chat comments are not automatically posted to the blog. We'll try and get as may on-topic comments posted live as possible.  AT&T/BlackBerry Special Event Live Blog! The BIG day is here! AT&T sent out invites last week to attend an exclusive BlackBerry event...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 to be released on August 10th?

BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 to be released on August 10th?

If you've been making use of the BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 beta, you should be pleased to know that it should soon be going official. With the expected release of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 to arrive anytime now, it only makes sense to accompany that device which will be running BlackBerry 6 with BlackBerry Desktop Manger 6. Rumor has it we'll see release of BlackBerry Desktop Manager 6 roll...

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We've been hearing the name BlackBerry Torch for a long while now. Kevin touched on it back in June in a poll to see what users thought of the name. As it turns out, many of you out there liked the name and hoped that Research In Motion would release the new device as such. Seems Spanish BlackBerry site MiBlackBerry has caught a look at a Google ad which basically confirms the new BlackBerry...

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 Gets FCC Approval!

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Gets FCC Approval!

Though the FCC filings refer to the device pictured as "RCY71UW" rather than the 9800 or talledaga or Torch, there's no mistaking the BlackBerry slider just got its approval.  While the RC style name is new to the blogs, they're not new to RIM employees - in addition to the funky codenames that get tossed around, early-stage devices usually get referred to by an Rxx name. Cool stuff. The...

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SK Telecom and RIM Introduce the First Touch-Screen BlackBerry Smartphone in South Korea

As most of us here in Canada and the US are waiting on newer devices, Research In Motion and SK Telecom have just announced the release of the BlackBerry Storm 2 into the Korean market. With Research In Motion expanding to different market areas, it's almost certain we'll see a bigger line up of devices eventually hit those areas. The BlackBerry Bold 9000 was released in 2009 on SK Telecom and...

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5BARz Road Warrior Review

5BARz Road Warrior Review

Review of 5BARz Road Warrior for BlackBerry[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ]Have you had a problem with keeping a steady signal on your Smart Phone device? Maybe you're driving and you lose reception going downhill. Maybe you've dropped a few calls while talking at home, or better yet, you have to go to a kitchen corner for better reception. Well the kind people at 5BARz have come up...

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Leaked: OS 5.0.0.841 for the BlackBerry Storm 9500

Leaked: OS 5.0.0.841 for the BlackBerry Storm 9500

Something for all you BlackBerry Storm 9500 owners out there. Driphter.com has posted up OS 5.0.0.841. This has been one of few leaks to filter out for the BlackBerry Storm 9500 so finally nice to see something arrive. You all know the drill, standard disclaimer applies. Take note, this version is slimmed down and lacks some of what would normally be included with an OS ie: BlackBerry App...

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AT&T Code Scanner for BlackBerry now available

AT&T Code Scanner for BlackBerry now available

AT&T Code Scanner is a new barcode scanning app for BlackBerry being made available to -- you guessed it -- AT&T customers. The free app reads both 2D (QR) codes and 1D (UPC) codes giving you instant access to mobile content on your device. The app also includes Create-A-Code which allows users to create their own personal codes that can be used to send friends and family to Facebook,...

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[ youtube video link for mobile viewing ] The CrackBerry Idol top 10 has been hard at work on their accessory reviews for the last week. They had some late nights and sore fingers and churned out some great stuff. We have a load of great reviews on the way, and starting today we'll be posting one each day for you to check out. After all the reviews are posted we'll once again be narrowing...

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BlackBerry Theme Developers - Real BlackBerry 6 icons now available [multiple resources]

If you're a BlackBerry theme developer whos been waiting for real BlackBerry 6 icons to show up you now have a multitude of resources to choose from. Many folks have stepped up and offererd "Official" icons taken from devices running on BlackBerry 6. The CrackBerry forums started filling up with them on Friday and others have also now stepped up offering a few more packages and even some have...

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Take the CrackBerry addict quiz - leave a comment for your chance to be in the CrackBerry book v2

Hello CrackBerry Nation! CrackBerry - True Tales of BlackBerry Use and Abuse - Second Edition - is coming to your bookstore around the globe this fall. Myself, Gary and Martin are teaming up again to help the world understand why our BlackBerry's are so damn addicting. We enjoyed some success with the first edition and a great time putting it together. Now, we need you guys again. This edition...

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Leaked Developers briefing documents outline BlackBerry 6 APIs

Leaked Developers briefing documents outline BlackBerry 6 APIs

As we move forward, still waiting for BlackBerry 6 to arrive alot of focus has been placed on developers within the new OS. A ton of new APIs were built in order to allow a more robust BlackBerry experience  over all and until now things have been kind of quiet on the developer front. Research In Motion is just now gearing up the BlackBerry Developers Blog to start pushing some BlackBerry 6...

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adidas miCoach now available for BlackBerry Smartphones

adidas miCoach now available for BlackBerry Smartphones

New from adidas comes the miCoach app for BlackBerry. The app is essentially a personal trainer for your BlackBerry including specific programs for basketball, football, running, soccer and tennis. miCoach uses GPS on your device for real-time pace-based coaching as well as location tracking. "The introduction of the miCoach app and sports-specific training plans was the natural next...

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Verizon and AT&T team up in hopes to kill off credit and debit cards using smartphones

They don't often agree on much, but when they do it could prove a huge blow. Such is the case as they team up along with T-Mobile USA to take on Visa, MasterCard and the like in hopes of bringing mobile payments to smartphones. The new system is being tested in Atlanta and 3 other US cities and allows users to simply swipe their smartphone to make retail payments. This could be a huge move in...

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BlackBerry theme roundup for Aug 2, 2010 - 25 copies of Evolution OS6 to be won!

BlackBerry theme roundup for Aug 2, 2010 - 25 copies of Evolution OS6 to be won!

Contest: 25 Copies of Evolution OS6 to be won. Leave a comment! I love writing the theme roundup every week, getting to see the hot new themes as they come out, and building a working relationship with theme developers, both established and new. I really had a great week last week for tips, with my BBM, twitter, and email all filling up with some awesome new themes. Hit the jump and check out...

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Google Maps updated to v4.4 - Adds Places features for improved local search

Google Maps has been updated to version 4.4 and now includes Google's Places feature. Places allows you to quickly search and locate ATMs, restaurants, hotels, attractions, gas stations and more. You can find all you need to know about a location with the items Places page so you have all of the information right in one spot. Some other background fixes as well in this version to keep things...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 1 Aug 2010

Two Galaxy S-class reviews: Samsung Vibrant Review, Samsung Captivate Review. Froyogeddon has begun. We go hands-on with Android 2.2 on the Evo 4G, the original Droid gets Froyo this week, and the Droid X gets Froyo "later this summer." Check out our Android tips and tricks, including The Android Dictionary. RIM purchases BlackPad....

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