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Verizon BlackBerry Storm 9530 Announcement Video!!

Verizon BlackBerry Storm 9530 Announcement Video!!

Update 4: VERIZON STORM SITE IS UP!!! www.verizonwireless.com/storm Update 3: Oh Verizon. We know you'll soon launch the BlackBerry Storm's info site at www.verizonwireless.com/storm, but in the meantime it would have been nice of you to let us keep up the announcement video we posted. After all, it seemed your whole goal with Monday's Minute with Mike announcement was to capitalize on...

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T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl Flip Available for Pre-Order

T-Mobile BlackBerry Pearl Flip Available for Pre-Order

I received a wave of emails this afternoon from BlackBerry users PUMPED to see that T-Mobile has added BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 to their website. No pricing and no availability date is listed and the "Pre-register" link just pushes you to the Pearl Flip website that was launched last week so you can sign up for updates, but it's still something to get excited about it... One tipster...

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More Verizon BlackBerry Storm Images...

More Verizon BlackBerry Storm Images...

ANOTHER UPDATE: Check after the jump for a fifth shot of the Storm. This one is a bit less blurry and features a look at Verizon's Navigator Service running on the device. ** UPDATE: 'Mr. Blurrycam' (Thanks for the hilarious reference Engadget Mobile!) has sent in another image from his Pearl. I've posted it above for your viewing pleasure. The snaps are coming from the Verizon vid that...

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Verizon BlackBerry Storm Minute with Mike Details...

Verizon BlackBerry Storm Minute with Mike Details...

UPDATE: Here's the image we were waiting for. I love how the first paragraph is about the bloggers who love to speculate. Cheers to that Verizon! Not much new in the announcement, but GREAT to see things get "official." Word has it there are more images and even a video that were circulated within Verizon, so hopefully we will soon be seeing some more BlackBerry Storm eyecandy. And while at...

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VZW BlackBerry Storm to be Announced on Monday?

VZW BlackBerry Storm to be Announced on Monday?

The net is buzzing today with word that Verizon is set to "announce" the BlackBerry Storm this Monday, September 15th, with sales targeted to begin on November 1st (will believe it when the device is in my hands that day!). This news comes via an internal email that's been floating around Verizon Wireless featuring the image above (notice the Stormy clouds in the background and the...

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More Pre-Release BlackBerrys Appear on eBay

More Pre-Release BlackBerrys Appear on eBay

After word of a BlackBerry Javelin popped up on eBay, I was eager to see what else I could find floating around in the online auction world. Could there be any more pre-release devices for realz, or a bunch for shamz? Read On for my adventures! I wasn't expecting to find much, but it took only a few clicks to turn up a total of two BlackBerry Javelin's, five Blackberry Thunders and a...

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3 New T-Mobile Pearl 8120 Colors Coming October 15th

3 New T-Mobile Pearl 8120 Colors Coming October 15th

Back on August 8th BlackBerryNews reported that T-Mobile would soon be launching three new colors of BlackBerry Pearl in the months ahead. The original rumored colors were Tahitian Green, Inidigo and Light Blue. Today the rumor got an update, with the BoyGenius bringing word that the three new colors, now going by the names of Frost, Black Emerald and Indigo will launch on October 15th...

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CTIA 2008: BlackBerry News Galore On Day 2

CTIA 2008: BlackBerry News Galore On Day 2

Their was lots of news coming out of the RIM camp from CTIA 2008 yesterday. In total, 5 Press Releases came out regarding some new and exciting things for our beloved BlackBerry devices, some of which came seemingly out of no where and had to be unexpected by most people who were not informed of the recent partnerships ahead of time. Yesterday saw partnerships announced with TiVo, MySpace...

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BlackBerry Javelin on eBay!

BlackBerry Javelin on eBay!

Wow... the trifecta. First a Bold appeared on eBay, then a KickStart (err.. Pearl 8220) and now an unlocked BlackBerry Javelin has surfaced. The prices seem to be going up each time around too... I picked up the BlackBerry Bold at a Buy it Now price of GBP399 (just under $800USD). When bidding was done on the KickStart it sold for $1,725USD. Bidding on the Javelin opens at $899.99USD and am...

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Sprint / Nextel BlackBerry 8350i Officially Announced!

Sprint / Nextel BlackBerry 8350i Officially Announced!

CTIA week always means lots of news and press releases, and it looks like SPRINT is getting some love this week with the official announcement of the Sprint/Nextel iDen BlackBerry Curve 8350i Smartphone. No pricing or launch date has been stated yet... but at least we "officially" now know it's coming. Press Release after the jump! PRESS RELEASE Sprint to Deliver Industry-Leading...

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AIM and ICQ Now on BlackBerrys Worldwide!

AIM and ICQ Now on BlackBerrys Worldwide!

Finally! BlackBerry users everywhere should now be able to take advantage of AOL and ICQ (does anybody use ICQ anymore?!) instant messengers as well as AOL mail on their BlackBerry smartphones. At least that's what the Press Release issued by RIM says. I've heard from lots of Verizon and Rogers subscribers that they are now up and running with AIM, but as Ronen point outs it may not be...

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BlackBerry Thunder / Storm CAUGHT ON VIDEO!

** Update: Original Video apparently pulled by user. No need to skip ahead in the new video above, just hit Play! ** GEEBUS. Just saw this. SKIP AHEAD TO Minute 2:55 of the Video above to see RIM's touchscreen BlackBerry Storm in Action!! I'm not sure how recent the hardware/OS build is of the pre-release device featured in the video, but this is the first hands-on video look of RIM's...

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RIM OFFICIALLY Announces BlackBerry Pearl 8220!

RIM OFFICIALLY Announces BlackBerry Pearl 8220!

Here it is folks. The clock on my Bold has barely flipped to Wednesday, September 10th and it has already crossed the wire... Research in Motion has officially announced their first BlackBerry flip phone, the Pearl 8220. The Press Release follows and you can also visit the BlackBerry Pearl Flip website for more info. PRESS RELEASE RIM Introduces the First BlackBerry Flip Phone...

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BlackBerry Pearl 8220 on Italian Carrier TIM's Website!

BlackBerry Pearl 8220 on Italian Carrier TIM's Website!

Geeez... nobody can keep a lip on RIM's new flip phone it seems. We had Rogers sending out flyers this weekend featuring the BlackBerry Pearl 8220, and now it has popped up on Italian carrier TIM's website. The word is RIM will "officially" announce the Pearl 8220 tomorrow, but it looks like TIM just couldn't wait. Check out the translated spec list for the Pearl 8220 after the jump...

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ATT *Draft* BlackBerry Bold Press Release

ATT *Draft* BlackBerry Bold Press Release

BG is doing some fine work this week, now having posted a "draft" of AT&T's Press Release concerning the upcoming launch of the BlackBerry Bold. It's a work in progress - the date has been left to October XX and there's still room for a quote from RIM, but it is still great eye candy for those of you on AT&T waiting on the Bold (minus the fact it looks like you'll be waiting until...

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A Smartphone Soap Opera: RIM, AT&T and the Bold

A Smartphone Soap Opera: RIM, AT&T and the Bold

Honestly, I don't even know where to begin in summing up this story. It's messy, it's ongoing, and there's a lot of bad acting - definitely a soap opera at its finest. The Boy Genius just let loose with his best take/understanding on the AT&T Bold and its rise to existence and series of launch delays. Here's the start: First and foremost, according to what we have been told, AT...

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BlackBerry Pearl 8220 to be Announced at CTIA!

CTIA Wireless I.T. and Entertainment 2008 kicks off in San Francisco this Wednesday, and the word from BBCool is that RIM will "officially" be announcing the BlackBerry Pearl 8220 flip phone on opening day. RIM's BlackBerry booth should hopefully be full of demo models and our pal Dieter (of WMExperts.com / TheiPhoneBlog infamy) will be on location to report back to us BlackBerry Addicts...

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Rogers Bold Unlock Code Contest Winners!

Rogers Bold Unlock Code Contest Winners!

Here are the 10 lucky members who have Won a FREE Unlock Code for the Rogers BlackBerry Bold courtesy of BBEnriched.com: xxgunnerxx mdonders Snoopster J zerosan 7ma youzang SurrealCivic pnporsche CarBob just_curious Thanks to everyone who participated! If you didn't win, stay tuned... we'll definitely be doing some more FREE UNLOCK CODE contests down the road (and for more...

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iDen BlackBerry 8350i to launch before Christmas!

iDen BlackBerry 8350i to launch before Christmas!

BBNews.com just received word from a Sprint/Nextel Rep that the new iDen BlackBerry, the 8350i, is currently scheduled to launch on December 1, 2008. Sounds good. What sounds even better is the date dropped in the first comment following their blog post which suggests a November 2nd launch date. Either way, even with a buffer tacked on for the now-expected launch delays and this all means...

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Evolution of the BlackBerry: From Brick to Bold!

Evolution of the BlackBerry: From Brick to Bold!

If you want to take a stroll through BlackBerry Memory Lane, or are new to the Wonderful World of BlackBerry and want to learn about RIM's humble roots, you need to visit CRN.com and check out the feature story they posted, From Brick to Bold: The Evolution of The BlackBerry. Things start out with the RIM Inter@ctive Pager 950, released on August 26th, 1998 and progress from there. It...

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