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BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 caught in wild

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 caught in wild

RIM's 2011 smartphone range just refuses to stay under wraps until the Canadian company officially outs them, and after last week's BlackBerry Touch (Monaco/Monza) leak, it's the turn of the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 to get fondled. BGR's sources came through with a unit, which is said to be just as solid as you'd hope from a BlackBerry QWERTY device, with the added benefit of a "very responsive" touchscreen.

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AT&T finally gives BlackBerry’s Passport and Classic some shelf-space

AT&T finally gives BlackBerry’s Passport and Classic some shelf-space

The BlackBerry Passport and Classic are wildly popular, the Canadian company has continually insisted, and would be more so if carriers would only get onboard; now, they'll have a chance to prove it, courtesy of AT&T. After no small delay, both the Passport and its more regularly-shaped Classic sibling are headed to AT&T stores on February 20th, the operator has confirmed, not only offering a subsidized way of buying both phones in the US, but more importantly giving BlackBerry the opportunity to put its sales where its hype has been.

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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt: BlackBerry User

Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt: BlackBerry User

When you're the Executive Chairman of a company who makes a large chunk of its business surround a mobile operating system like Google does with Android, you don't go around using a BlackBerry. That is, unless you're Eric Schmidt. It was confirmed this week that Schmidt, while speaking at the Activate conference in India to Guardian editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger, that Schmidt uses a BlackBerry smartphone because he likes the keyboard. If that's not the news of the day in the gadget universe, I don't know what is.

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RIM CEO: “Up to 6 percent” suffered BlackBerry outage

RIM CEO: “Up to 6 percent” suffered BlackBerry outage

RIM CEO Thorsten Heins has published an open apology letter to BlackBerry owners impacted by the service outage earlier today, revealing that up to 6-percent of the company's user-base was affected. The company is still looking into what, exactly, caused the problem, Heins admits, but the chief exec insists that no messages or data was lost during the roughly three hours of downtime.

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Blackberry Foursquare app gets NFC support

Blackberry Foursquare app gets NFC support

Here's something we don't get to say very often - the Blackberry version of a popular social app is trailblazing the way for new technology. Yes, the Foursquare app on Research in Motion's dying smartphone platform has just been updated, bringing with it support for a whole portfolio of Near Field Communication (NFC) features. This widely expands NFC Foursquare functionality, which is currently only available to Android Ice Cream Sandwich phones.

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BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 Review

BlackBerry Porsche Design P’9981 Review

At first glance, Porsche Design and BlackBerry might not make obvious bed-fellows. Still, the car firm's aesthetically-obsessed arm has taken up with Canada's finest, and the Porsche Design P'9981 is the result: maple syrup by way of Stuttgart. The less forgiving might draw comparisons between Porsche's legendary reluctance to diverge from its original 1963 car design, and BlackBerry's struggle to break free of its old OS. The frugal will likely be too busy gaping at the $2,350 price tag. So, Porsche or Pinto? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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BlackBerry squeezed out of Enterprise say stats

BlackBerry squeezed out of Enterprise say stats

RIM's new CEO faces a dual-challenge, Apple in North America and the ascendence of Samsung in Europe, according new research, though BlackBerry is a surprise hold-out in the UK. "Android and Apple together are eating BlackBerry's lunch" Forrester Research analyst Frank Gillett said of the smartphone pincer-movement, the NYTimes reports, with global stats indicating 27-percent of smartphone users have an Android device and 24-percent an iPhone. BlackBerry slots in-between, at 26-percent, but enterprise users are progressively looking elsewhere from previous business darlings RIM.

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RIM facing mass defection over BlackBerry blunders

RIM facing mass defection over BlackBerry blunders

RIM may believe its BlackBerry outage compensation is "a pretty comprehensive set of efforts" but it may not be enough to staunch the flow of users ditching the platform, according to new research. A full 30-percent of large scale BlackBerry users plan to jump ship in 2012, Enterprise Management Associates' figures claim, with a mere 14-percent of users themselves happy with their RIM smartphone. In comparison, 44-percent of iPhone users were content with their device.

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First BlackBerry free app mea-culpa goes up for download

First BlackBerry free app mea-culpa goes up for download

RIM has pushed out the first of its free BlackBerry apps, part of the company's apology to frustrated subscribers affected by the outage last week. In total, RIM plans to make twelve titles free to download - collectively priced at over $100 normally - including a mixture of games and utilities. The first app to go up for grabs is iSpeech DriveSafe.ly Pro, which usually retails at $19.99.

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RIM insists BlackBerry outage not due to hacking, users won’t lose messages

RIM insists BlackBerry outage not due to hacking, users won’t lose messages

Earlier this morning, it was reported that the BlackBerry service outage, which has afflicted users in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, Brazil, Chile, and Argentina for the past three days, has now hit the US and Canada. In response, RIM held an ad hoc press conference today to answer some questions and to reassure that the problem at hand is not a security breach.

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BlackBerry outage hits Americas as RIM admits bafflement [Updated]

BlackBerry outage hits Americas as RIM admits bafflement [Updated]

RIM it is still uncertain what is causing the BlackBerry server fault that has left many users without BBM, email or web access for a third day running, the company's software and services chief has admitted today. Rory O'Neill, VP of the affected systems at the Canadian company, told paidContent that - while RIM's official statement yesterday suggested engineers had a grip on the situation - in fact they're still trying to figure out exactly what is happening. Meanwhile, similar BlackBerry outages have now been reported in the US and Canada.

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BlackBerry Tag promises NFC sharing in BB7

BlackBerry Tag promises NFC sharing in BB7

Never fear, Blackberry Tag isn't another fail-laced tablet or other device coming from RIM. Tag is a new tech that users of Blackberry smartphones will be able to use to trade and share data with other Blackberry users. Tag will be coming in BB7 and is the name of the NFC sharing tech RIM has been working on. It's worth noting that Tag is subject to network certifications. That would mean a chance that Tag is on some networks and not others.

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