The BlackBerry Bold isn't on sale yet in the USA, but that isn't preventing RIM and AT&T from spreading word of the device to the masses. Just point your browser to blackberry.com/madonna and you can check out all the details behind Madonna's Sticky & Sweet Tour sponsored by RIM and featuring the AT&T BlackBerry Bold.
I'm not sure when this good-looking microsite actually launched (somehow I'd never seen or heard of this until I saw this CrackBerry Forum thread last night), but the tour has been on since August 23rd overseas and has now just hit the USA. xxxxpradaxxxx had this to say about last night's concert:
I Just got back from Madonna's Concert, and I'm Happy to Announce that RIM Was the Official Sponsor of Madonna's Sticky & Sweet Tour.
Not only were ALL the Tickets Labeled "Presented By Blackberry Bold" but there were BB Bold Booths, Blackberry Hospitality Rooms, and before the concert started there were NUMEROUS BlackBerry Commercials marketing the Bold as the New "Trendsetting Device". There was even a Special Section for RIM Employees.
The microsite features concert dates and tour details, information on the BlackBerry Bold (sign-up for release updates is coming soon), retrieval of your concert photo (Bold Ambassadors are snapping pics at the concert which you can pull from the site later) and even has some sweet Madonna wallpapers available for download so you can personalize your BlackBerry Bold. Too bad you can't actually buy an AT&T BlackBerry Bold yet to personalize. D'oh!! Ahh well.. you should still check out the Madonna BlackBerry Bold Site!
Don't listen to AT&T: Your phone isn't going to stop making calls
AT&T customers have been receiving warnings from the carrier saying that their phones will soon stop making calls. That's technically true, but the network change isn't coming until 2022. Here's what you need to know about the transition to VoLTE (HD Voice) on AT&T.