Google Operating System, which is an unofficial but quite worthy blog about Google apps and ops, uncovers Google Mobile Updater.Google Mobile Updater is the desktop updater included in Google Pack.
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.
I have just been reading the Reuters newswire's own report on this week's Reuters Media Summit.A key panel found a bunch of influential people talking about how they use PCs, social media, and even BlackBerrys in their personal lives.
BoyGenius has some of the specs for the oncoming (release date unconfirmed as of yet) BlackBerry 9000:Screen: 480x320On Board Memory: 1GBProcessor: Intel XScale PXA270, at 624 MHz. That's faster than the iPhone 620 MHz, achieved via the ARM 1173;3G Support: Yes, via multi-band GSM.
Dan Jones of the wireless news site Unstrung, has been told by clued-in analyst Carmi Levy that she expects a BlackBerry 9000 series with iPhone-like touchscreen functionality to be released in the first quarter of 2008.Levy takes this as an indication that BlackBerry is diverging even more significantly from its once top-down, enterprise-specific roots.
I wish the screen grabby thingie was clearer, but take it from me.BoyGenius reports that the AT&T BlackBerry Curve 8310 (the one with more or less full GPS) will be priced at $99.
Gadget site Gizmodo confirms that Sprint will roll out the second-generation, BlackBerry Pearl 8130 the day after Thanksgiving.That'd be Friday, November 23 here in the U.
Remember not quite two years ago, when BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion was being sued by a patent-holding law firm many thought was acting like a "patent troll?"My how the tables have turned.
Enduring props to Sting for the melodious metaphor. Hey I am not a big texter.
Ever go thru a list of incoming BlackBerry emails, repeatedly scrolling down until you find that message with the all-important attachment.Well, a new BlackBerry Patent application entitled System, Method and User Interface For Searching For Messages With Attachments On A Mobile Device proposes to make this task easier.
I'm just back from CTIA, where BlackBerry was one of the major exhibitors.Seeing so many BlackBerry models in one place, and saying hello to RIM folks, made me think about some features I wish most newer BlackBerrys should offer but don't as of yet.