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BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 official with BlackBerry 7 OS

BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 official with BlackBerry 7 OS

BlackBerry World 2011 is kicking off today in Orlando, and RIM has officially unveiled its latest smartphones, the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Bold 9930. The thinnest BlackBerry smartphones to-date, at 10.5mm thick, the two handsets have 2.8-inch capacitive 640 x 480 287dpi touchscreens, full QWERTY keyboards and an optical trackpad, and run BlackBerry 7 OS on a 1.2GHz processor with 768MB of memory.

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BlackBerry Bold 9790 leaks, sporting 9900 internals

BlackBerry Bold 9790 leaks, sporting 9900 internals

If you're a BlackBerry fan that was put off by the pricey BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 that recently launched, there may be a more affordable option with similar specs on its way. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 has just been outed in a picture next to the BlackBerry Bold 9900 for comparison. The 9790 is expected to sport the same internals but packaged in a smaller form factor and at a possibly lower price.

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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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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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