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The BlackBerry Beat
Russell Shaw's blog keeps fiercely loyal BlackBerry users up to speed on new models, technologies, carrier promotions, tips and tricks, and relevant corporate news.
Over on Engadget last night, ace tipster BoyGenius supplied a screen grab of a red BlackBerry Pearl in the pipeline.We know this is going to be a Cingular-AT&T issue.
A Spanish website named Mentes Digitales is the ultimate source for photos of an apparent BlackBerry prototype named Daytona.Also referred to as the BlackBerry 8300, this device will havea 2 megapixel camera with LED flash, GPS, and WiFi.
For weeks now, BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion has been saying that the new BlackBerry 8800- available on Cingular (as you see) for a couple of weeks now- will be available to Canadian customers on Rogers Wireless beginning tomorrow.Well, no word to the contrary, but rumors to that effect.
BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion has applied for a patent that would significantly ease BlackBerry owners use of their devices to connect to audio conference calls.The app is entitled, "System and method for connecting to an audio conference service using a mobile communications device.
Whenever I travel, I always seem to notice at least a few BlackBerry owners who use their Berry as a PDA but also take along a cellphone for voice calls.The perception fueling that dual-handset use is that by and large, BlackBerrys are not very good phones.
Do you want to convert one of your audio and video files to a format that will run on the BlackBerry Pearl or 8800?The BlackBerry Technical Knowledge Center has posted a document to help you through the process.
Pinstack, which is one of the more popular BlackBerry forums, has been running a poll asking its members who have purchased the BlackBerry 8800 to comment on the extent of the device's battery life.That's always an issue, and not only for BlackBerry by the way.
Boy Genius, who seems plugged in to forthcoming BlackBerry model info, writes about the forthcoming BlackBerry 8820.The device- which has not been announced yet- will have Wi-Fi but no camera.
Published just last week, a new BlackBerry patent application would greatly ease connections between a BlackBerry and other devices.The patent app is named "Universal peripheral connector.