At the CTIA show, Facebook and BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion have just announced Facebook for BlackBerry Smartphones.Previewed by morning keynoter Facebook co-founder and RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis, the software application optimizes mobile access to Facebook.
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Not only that, but after rebates, you wind up being in the black $50.01.
A newly published BlackBerry Patent application entitled Advanced Voice and Data Operations in a Mobile Communications Device describes a technology that greatly eases these related processes.The Patent Abstract provides at least some insight into what is being proposed here:A system and method for integrating voice and data operations into a single mobile device capable of simultaneously performing data and voice actions.
In what is both a clever dig (as opposed to clever Digg, hint hint) as well as what sounds to me very much like product placement, straight-on BlackBerry product shots can be glimpsed during NBC-TV's hit show The Office.Jennifer Godwin of E!
Yesterday, AT&T Mobility and BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion announced the as-low-as $199.99 (two year contract) BlackBerry Curve 8310.
As was expected, SprintNextel has announced it plans to offer the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 beginning in November.Sprint said the device will include:Sprint Music Store – Downloadable stereo-quality tracks instantly over the air.
My colleague Larry Dignan has weighed in on key points made by Research In Motion executives during yesterday's Quarterly earnings call.I have been studying the transcript.
Boy Genius refers to deep-background rumors about a BlackBerry 9000, said to be on the way sometime early next year.This device will be 3G here in North America- 3G of the high-speed variety.
As was widely expected, Research In Motion formally announced the CDMA-compatible BlackBerry Pearl 8130 today. It will be available in silver and amethyst beginning next month on Verizon Wireless.
Today's the day I officially stop being a SprintNextel BlackBerry subscriber, and launch my ATT Mobility account for my newly purchased BlackBerry Curve.Or to put it another way, my "divorce" from SprintNextel becomes final today.