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RIM: BlackBerry “fully restored” but no compensation news

RIM: BlackBerry “fully restored” but no compensation news

"You expect better of us, I expect better of us." So RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis opened the company's apologetic BlackBerry press conference this morning, before swiftly pointing out that services have now been "fully restored". As for compensation, however, fellow co-CEO Jim Balsillie said RIM has no idea, at present, what or even if that could be "Our focus has been 100-percent on getting services restored," he told investors and journalists, "that's something we're going to focus on now, but it hasn't been our priority overnight."

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BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 Review

BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 Review

Mention all-touch and BlackBerry in the same sentence, and it's tough not to experience an involuntary Storm-shudder. RIM's belated answer to the iPhone failed to grab it the chunk of the touchscreen smartphone market it expected, and while the Storm 2 was an improvement, the company is yet to entirely convince when there's no physical keyboard. Third time lucky, perhaps, with the BlackBerry Torch 9850, a compact BlackBerry 7 smartphone (aka the Torch 9860, the only difference being CDMA/GSM connectivity) hoping to convince us that QWERTY-free doesn't mean zero appeal. Check out the SlashGear review after the cut.

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BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 Hands-On [Video]

BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 Hands-On [Video]

Lingering memories - few of them good - about RIM's BlackBerry Storm series of smartphones left us understandably wary of the Torch 9850/9860, but first impressions are surprisingly good. The all-touch handset - bearing RIM's biggest resolution display to-date - is impressively thin (for a BlackBerry, at least) with a neatly curved profile that nestles well into the hand.

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BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 and Torch 9810 official [Video]

BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 and Torch 9810 official [Video]

RIM has announced its new BlackBerry range, with five handsets (three models, five variants) including May's BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930, and the new BlackBerry Torch 9850/9860 and BlackBerry Torch 9810. Each smartphone runs BlackBerry 7, the company's newest OS version, and has a new HTML5 compliant browser with what RIM claims is best-in-class performance. Full details on all the new hardware after the cut

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BlackBerry Style Review

BlackBerry Style Review

Before we begin, feel free to take a look at the unboxing of this purple people eater over here: [UNBOXING] to see the excellence in the box and the niceness of the feel of the phone in the hand. Then look below to see how actually working with this lady is: it's a slightly different story. Good points and bad points, all of them encased in a shiny royal purple.

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BlackBerry PlayBook 64GB confirmed, plus 5,300mAh battery [Video]

BlackBerry PlayBook 64GB confirmed, plus 5,300mAh battery [Video]

RIM's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet won't be reaching the market until 2011, but the company has shared a few more hardware details at the Gulf Information Technology Exhibition (GITEX) this week.  According to RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie, the PlayBook will be available in a 64GB version as well as the 16GB and 32GB models already confirmed, and use a 5,300 mAh battery.

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BlackBerry tablet rumors resurface: video calling & late 2010 launch tipped

BlackBerry tablet rumors resurface: video calling & late 2010 launch tipped

RIM's rumored BlackBerry tablet - aka the "BlackTab" or "BlackPad" - is once again doing the rounds, with Rodman & Renshaw analyst Ashok Kumar pushing out a new report regarding the so-called companion slate.  Details are in short supply and most are recycled from Kumar's early May report; he's expecting a 7-inch screen, Marvell processor and 3G baseband, with "a marginal point of differentiation being the front- and back-facing cameras for videoconferencing."

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RIM “BlackTab” BlackBerry tablet has 5MP camera, slide-out QWERTY tips WSJ

RIM “BlackTab” BlackBerry tablet has 5MP camera, slide-out QWERTY tips WSJ

Rumors regarding RIM's supposed BlackBerry Tablet companion device have again flared up, this time following a Wall Street Journal report quoting "people familiar with the device" who describe a touchscreen slate with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard.  The BlackBerry tablet - which we've previously heard is internally codenamed BlackPad - is tipped to have 4GB of its own onboard storage and a 5-megapixel camera, but rely on a BlackBerry smartphone for its 3G connectivity.

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