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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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RIM unveils new BlackBerry Curve smartphones

RIM unveils new BlackBerry Curve smartphones

RIM announced today three new models for its BlackBerry Curve smartphone series that will run the BlackBerry 7 OS---the BlackBerry Curve 9350, 9360, and 9370. Designed for the mid-tier market, these new handsets are affordable, easy-to-use, full-featured, and socially-connected. They will be excellent for customers upgrading from a feature phone or a previous generation BlackBerry Curve.

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BlackBerry Torch 9810 Review

BlackBerry Torch 9810 Review

It's been more than a year since we reviewed the BlackBerry Torch 9800, RIM's hybrid touch/QWERTY slider, and while the company says the smartphone has gone on to be one of their more popular devices, we couldn't get past the underwhelming screen resolution and easily choked processor. Now, RIM has returned with the BlackBerry Torch 9810, with a faster CPU, more pixels and a copy of the BlackBerry 7 OS. Is it enough to flick the Torch onto full-beam? Check out the SlashGear review after the cut.

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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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First BlackBerry QNX phone a 4-inch “mini-PlayBook” says analyst

First BlackBerry QNX phone a 4-inch “mini-PlayBook” says analyst

Contrasting rumors over RIM's QNX smartphone plans for 2012 today, with an RBC Capital Markets analyst suggesting that, rather than the Colt handset tipped earlier this week, the BlackBerry manufacturer's first device will be a "mini-PlayBook." The handset, Mike Abramsky suggested in an investor note today, will look like the 7-inch BlackBerry PlayBook tablet but smaller, using a 4-inch display and a dual-core processor.

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Seven BlackBerry 7 smartphones incoming as RIM struggles to compete

Seven BlackBerry 7 smartphones incoming as RIM struggles to compete

RIM is not doing well on the smartphone market today as users leave in droves for the iPhone and Android devices. RIM's Blackberry line of smartphones was once the most popular on the market and that popularity has waned as RIM struggled to keep up with the rapidly changing smartphone market. RIM also has difficulty in the tablet market with sales of its Playbook tablet a disappointment to the company.

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