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BlackBerry Curve 9350 now available from Cricket Wireless for $130 after discounts

BlackBerry Curve 9350 now available from Cricket Wireless for $130 after discounts

Cricket Wireless is finally upgrading their BlackBerry offering. Until now they were only offering the Blackberry Curve 8530, but it seems that device has been replaced with the BlackBerry Curve 9350. The retail cost of the OS7 device is $199, but after instant and web discounts you can grab it for a reasonable $129. The monthly smartphone plane is $55 and comes with unlimited talk,...

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BlackBerry Native SDK 2.1 Beta now available for download, WebWorks SDK and Ripple Emulator Beta updated

BlackBerry Native SDK 2.1 Beta now available for download, WebWorks SDK and Ripple Emulator Beta updated

Back when RIM took the covers off their BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 developer beta, they noted some more of the developer tools would be updated shortly and now, the BlackBerry Native SDK 2.1 beta has gone live for developers. In addition that, if you're more of a WebWorks developer or are making use of the Ripple Emulator, both of those betas have also gotten updates to add some...

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Vodafone and O2 to share cell sites - Better coverage for BlackBerry users on the way

Vodafone and O2 to share cell sites - Better coverage for BlackBerry users on the way

Last year we saw the integration here in the UK of the Orange and T-Mobile networks coming under the one parent company of Everything Everywhere. This of course was great news for not only us BlackBerry users, but all phone users as both 2G and 3G switches seamlessly between whichever mast has the strongest signal. Today Vodafone and O2 have announced a similar plan where they too...

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16GB BlackBerry PlayBook being discontinued. Stay calm, 32GB/64GB models still available

16GB BlackBerry PlayBook being discontinued. Stay calm, 32GB/64GB models still available

It looks like if you want to pick up a 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook you'll want to do so sooner than later. Forums member ubermanx received an email from Research In Motion yesterday that made it pretty clear that they will not be offering the 16GB model in the future, though the 32GB and 64GB will still be available. Of course, this doesn't mean that the 16GB will immediately be pulled...

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