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Now You Can Be A BlackBerry Ninja Too... Or At Least Wear The Shirt!

Now You Can Be A BlackBerry Ninja Too... Or At Least Wear The Shirt!

We've all heard the term used right? BlackBerry Ninja -- it's not a new thing to hear these days. RIM, as they get ready for the BlackBerry Developers Conference has shown they are not some stuffy company and can (and do) like to have a little fun. The latest showing of this is a promotion for the BlackBerry Developers Conference wherein users can create avatars, wallpapers and even shirts...

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BlackBerry Smartphone User Guide for the BlackBerry Storm2 9550 Now Available

In digging around the RIM website, LaBlackBerry has found RIM has posted the online userguide for the BlackBerry Storm2. The interactive userguide walks you through all the basic functions of the device and digs a little deeper by covering some more advanced options as well. In addition to the walkthrough, you can get a look at OS 5.0 if you have never installed it before, although visual...

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BlackBerry Bold 9700 Officially Announced!

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Officially Announced!

Here it is folks, the official word soooo many of you have been waiting for. RIM has officially announced the BlackBerry Bold 9700 - the ultimate traditional BlackBerry to date. With more memory, a better camera and the new optical trackpad, the 9700 really does pack more punch into a smaller form factor than the original Bold 9000. Two versions of the device will be available to support...

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Any Shark Tank fans out there? If so, you'll see some BlackBerry-related action on tonight's show. And if you've never checked out before, maybe tonight's the night. Here's the word: JumpForward Traveler, a BlackBerry app, will be featured in tonight's season finale of ABC's Shark Tank at 8pm EST! The JumpForward app simplifies the college recruiting process for both high school athletes...

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PocketMac Users No Longer Able To Get Support From RIM

PocketMac Users No Longer Able To Get Support From RIM

With the launch of BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac, this news really comes as no big surprise. According to the RIM knowledgebase, PocketMac for BlackBerry support was actually cancelled as of October 2nd, 2009. This means previous users of PocketMac who are continuing to use the application no longer will be able to obtain support from RIM. Please be advised that as of October 2, 2009...

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Signs Of The BlackBerry Storm 2 Appear On Verizon Website

Signs Of The BlackBerry Storm 2 Appear On Verizon Website

Not really too much to say about this other then the fact that Verizon really should just send out the official announcement we all know is coming. The BlackBerry Storm 2 forums filled up earlier with some findings on the Verizon website as shown above, where users through some url magic are now able to view the 360 degree demo of the BlackBerry Storm 2. Kevin gave his thoughts earlier this...

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BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Updated to v1.0.1

BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Updated to v1.0.1

It looks like the less than a month old Desktop Manager for Mac has already received an update. Reports are flying in that the software has been updated to v1.0.1 Build 2. What does that mean? Well we're not totally sure as there is no updated changelog posted yet for 1.0.1 at docs.blackberry.com. But we do know the first build had a few bugs left in it. If you find something different be sure...

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First Images: BlackBerry Watch is FOR REAL!

First Images: BlackBerry Watch is FOR REAL!

* Update 2 - October 26th, 2009 - the inPulse Smartwatch for BlackBerry Smartphones has been officially announced and is now available for pre-order! * * Update - Just to be clear as I've seen some confusion in the commments, but as far as we know at this time the inPulse watch is not being made by/for BlackBerry (it won't feature a BlackBerry logo), but is being made for use with...

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BlackBerry Device Software Web Update Now Working with Firefox - Finally!!!!

Until now the only way to use the BlackBerry Web Update to upgrade your device software was through Internet Explorer. It looks like now the updater is also working with Firefox (finally). I'm not sure how many actually use the web update as opposed to Dekstop Manager or App Loader, but at least now the option is there. Apparently RIM wasn't willing to go all out and fully integrate however,...

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RIM Rolling Out Google Contact Sync Across Carrier BIS Services; OS 5.0 Hopefully Coming Soon

Over the weekend many users have reported seeing the "Contacts" options start appearing on their Gmail accounts while logged into their carrier's BIS sites. Telus, AT&T, Rogers, T-Mobile and Verizon have all been accounted for at this time and I'm sure many others are to follow. This was one of the highly noted upgrades to BIS 2.8 that was stated as coming approximately 2 weeks after...

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Free BlackBerry Developer Webinar This Week - Mobile Application Design

Just a reminder for anyone who is either a BlackBerry developer or looking into becoming one. RIM will be holding their latest webinar on October 20th and it's one that you will not want to miss. Overview:Join us in an online discussion for BlackBerry Java developers which will help you better understand mobile application design considerations through best practices and real world...

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Best of Smartphone Experts, 18 Oct 2009

Verizon Attacks iPhone, Introduces Droid Android 2.0 'Eclair' Leaked, Screenshots Look So Good HTC Hero: Software & HTC Sense Review, Motorola CLIQ Video Tour Hands-On BlackBerry Storm2 Review BlackBerry Storm2 Features and Specs BlackBerry Storm2 Image Gallery BlackBerry Messenge 5.0 Stress Test Facebook 1.7 Now...

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Verizon's Intranet BlackBerry Storm2 Blog Post Updated: No Confirmed Launch Date At This Time?!

Remember that Verizon Intranet BlackBerry Storm2 blog post we told you about the other day? You know, the one that was also pointing to the rumored October 21st launch date? Well it turns out the post has now been updated, as shown by the photo snapped of it above, with some news that may not be received too favorably by those waiting on the new Storm. Though Verizon does expect to launch...

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Where is the Verizon BlackBerry Storm 2 Announcement?

Where is the Verizon BlackBerry Storm 2 Announcement?

Since the BlackBerry Storm2 made is grand debut early Thursday morning via a handful of embargoed reviews, its appearance on BlackBerry.com and a joint RIM/Vodafone Press Release, I can't click into the forums, read a blog post comment or check my inbox or twitter without seeing the question Where's Verizon's BlackBerry Storm2 Announcement? I don't have an 'official answer' to this nagging...

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BlackBerry Storm 2 Arrives In Verizon Infomanager System

BlackBerry Storm 2 Arrives In Verizon Infomanager System

The CrackBerry forums have been a buzz with regards to the Storm 2. This time around that October 21st release has just a little bit more weight behind the possibility of it being correct though you might want to read this post before you get too excited. Tarheelace has stated that the Verizon Infomanager system was recently updated with the above documents, which again shows October 21st as...

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BlackBerry Bold 9700 on Bell Mobility's HSPA Launch List

BlackBerry Bold 9700 on Bell Mobility's HSPA Launch List

BGR got hold of Bell's action-packed HSPA handset launch list, and it sports some BlackBerry Bold 9700 goodness. There are no solid details, but a shipping date of October 30th and launch date of November are listed. It looks like the 9700 will go run you $399.95 on contract, or $599.95 retail. Not wanting to be outdone, the Bold 9000 makes an appearance on the list as well. It seems to me...

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Cameraless BlackBerry Bold Available from AT&T This Friday

Cameraless BlackBerry Bold Available from AT&T This Friday

Following in the footsteps of Verzion's non-camera 8830WE and Tour, it looks like AT&T will be making a cameraless BlackBerry Bold available this Friday. From their @BizSoltions Twitter account, AT&T dropped this tweet earlier today: "Starting Friday -- BlackBerry Bold will be available from AT&T in a model without a camera, for secure workplaces." This could be a welcome...

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T-Mobile Germany Displays BlackBerry Bold 9700 Online Coming In November

Here is a ray of light for all those stuck in the middle of the BlackBerry Storm 2 flood of information. T-Mobile Germany now has the BlackBerry Bold 9700 prodly displayed as a coming soon device, as spotted by Tainer030. Coming soon meaning November, as indicated on the T-Mobile Germany website. Check it out for yourself and remember, it's not that far off folks ;) Discuss The T-Mobile...

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BlackBerry Storm 2 Appears On Vodafone UK For Pre Order

BlackBerry Storm 2 Appears On Vodafone UK For Pre Order

Shortly after posting our review of the BlackBerry Storm 2 and Vodafone and RIM's Press Release, the above was posted to the Vodafone UK website. Anyone in the UK looking to get their hands on a BlackBerry Storm 2 9520 can now get a jump on the rest of the world by placing their pre orders through Vodafone. Prices while not listed are determined by the tariff in which you sign up but...

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Vodafone and RIM Introduce the BlackBerry Storm 2

Vodafone and RIM Introduce the BlackBerry Storm 2

Here's the press release that Vodafone customers have been waiting for. Vodafone and RIM have officially announced the BlackBerry Storm2 Smartphone. For more info, be sure to check out our BlackBerry Storm2 Review. Pricing will be announced by the individual in-country operators, so you'll need to keep it locked to CrackBerry and your local Vodafone carrier site for all the details. However,...

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