Sounds serious, and it is.As an AT&T Mobility BlackBerry subscribver, I first started to pick up something wrong when I sent some photos of me swimming in a spa pool yesterday to some of my other email addys.
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Tipsters to Boy Genius Report, well, report that T-Mobile will start sellng the BlackBerry 8820 on March 5.The model, which has form and functional identical to the AT&T BlackBerry 8820, is said to be supporting T-Mobile Hotspot@Home Service.
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.
Reports have been pouring in for the last several hours.AT&T BlackBerry service, which run on AT&T's not so edgy EDGE network, are really having a rough patch with connectivity today.
A new BlackBerry Patent app just published today would make it easier than it currently is to generate emails containing invites for future meetings from the BlackBerry Calendar.Then, the technology would also provide recipients with an email interface they can reply to the recipient with.
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.
The U.K.-Toronto-based Financial Post reports that BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion is planning an accessory known as the BlackBerry Remote Stereo Gateway.
Verizon Wireless and BlackBerry announced today that a red-colored BlackBerry 8830 World Edition will be available online Friday at www.verizonwireless.
A new BlackBerry patent application published just yesterday would improve the ability of BlackBerry devices to read voltage levels.The patent app is entitled System and Method for Managing Battery Slump.
Colleague John Falcone reports that Sling Media- has confirmed a new update of its SlingPlayer software will be announced for BlackBerry.The release will enable SlingMedia to streamlive TV to be streamed from any Slingbox model over a 3G or WiFi connection to BlackBerry Pearl 8120's.
When one of our devices crashes or shuts down because of memory issues, one of the last words we would ever use to describe the circumstances is "graceful."Yes, but graceful is indeed part of the title of a just-published BlackBerry Patent application entitled Detection Of Out-Of-Memory and Graceful Shutdown.
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.
Pinstack BlackBerry forum member marian_h writes that he (she, perhaps?) has been a BlackBerry user for the last two years.
Amy-Mae Elliott of the oh-so-charmingly named (NOT!!!) UK-based mobile tech site Pocket-Lint cites an analyst research note that a new BlackBerry 9100 device now in the pipeline will offer a heretofore-unseen form factor.
Wireless communications solutions provider TeleCommunication Systems says it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion.TeleCommunication Systems is charging that RIM infringed on its United States Patent No.
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- 4 EVDOInfo.com posts useful BlackBerry 8830 FAQ
- 5 Rapper Foxy Brown arrested for tossing BlackBerry at neighbor