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Patent app points to touchscreen BlackBerry

Patent app points to touchscreen BlackBerry

A new BlackBerry Patent application published this morning strongly points to a touchscreen BlackBerry- similar to the touchscreen iPhone.It's also important to note that although most BlackBerry Patent applications are only published 18 months after they are filed, this one has only a four-month gap.

published February 7, 2008 by

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BlackBerry Patent app describes wireless changing of theme screens

BlackBerry Patent app describes wireless changing of theme screens

A new BlackBerry Patent application entitled System and Method for Adaptive Theming Of A Mobile Device describes ways that a BlackBerry wireless carrier or third-party theme screen developer could configure, or reconfigure, a subscriber's BlackBerry theme remotely.This capability presumably could be used to configure temes based on user preferences, regions, or even- hopefully only with the subscriber's content- to promotions or times of the year.

published January 31, 2008 by

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Man interrupts post-intimacy cuddling to check BlackBerry; she's outta here

Man interrupts post-intimacy cuddling to check BlackBerry; she's outta here

 Seems that after "Cathy" realized that her boyfriend seemed to care more about checking BlackBerry messages in bed than devoting his undivided attention to her, she reports that their relationship is in the process of ending.Maybe, as Boston Globe freelancer Alison Lobron writes, the seeds of what sounds like a breakup was planted after Cathy's boyfriend checked his BlackBerry during post coital-cuddling.

published December 30, 2008 by

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