BlackBerry Bold 9700

BlackBerry Bold 9780 leaks, gets BlackBerry 6 OS video demo

BlackBerry Bold 9780 leaks, gets BlackBerry 6 OS video demo

Images and video of RIM's upcoming BlackBerry Bold 9780 - the replacement of the current Bold 9700 - have leaked to BerryReview, complete with a demonstration of the BlackBerry 6 OS running on the non-touchscreen handset.  Expected to make its official debut in October, the Bold 9780 updates the 9700's RAM to 512MB and the camera to 5-megapixels.

Video demo after the cut

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BlackBerry 6 confirmed for Bold 9700, Bold 9650 and Pearl 3G

BlackBerry 6 confirmed for Bold 9700, Bold 9650 and Pearl 3G

All eyes may be on the BlackBerry Torch 9800 this morning, but there are plenty of people wondering if they'll see RIM's new BlackBerry 6 OS arrive on their existing smartphone.  The company has confirmed that they have updates planned for the BlackBerry Bold 9700, BlackBerry Bold 9650 and BlackBerry Pearl 3G.

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RIM: “Apple’s attempt to draw RIM into Apple’s self-made debacle is unacceptable”

RIM: “Apple’s attempt to draw RIM into Apple’s self-made debacle is unacceptable”

We couldn't imagine RIM, HTC and Samsung would be too keen on being held up as similar antenna sufferers during yesterday's iPhone 4 press conference, and sure enough the first official comment has arrived.  RIM's co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie mince no words, either, accusing Apple of "deliberate attempts to distort the public's understanding of an antenna design issue" and saying that their "attempt to draw RIM into Apple's self-made debacle is unacceptable."  Full, scathing statement after the cut.

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The Daily Slash: March 25th 2010

The Daily Slash: March 25th 2010

Welcome to another edition of The Daily Slash, ladies and gentlemen. We're glad you could make it. It's just not the same without you, truth be told. We've got a strong batch of stories for you tonight. A bit of flashy gold goodness, some technological ridiculousness, and some deep space science that may just surprise you. And, as always, we've got it all bundled up for you in a nice, gift-wrapped package.

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BlackBerry Bold 9700 caught in wild (again)

If there’s one thing we’re not going to tire of any time soon, it’s leaked in-the-wild shots of RIM’s upcoming uber-BlackBerry, the 9700 (aka Onyx).  Spotted this time by DailyMobile.se, the BlackBerry Bold 9700 isn’t offering up any new secrets this time around, but it’s certainly looking slick with its full QWERTY keyboard, bright display and optical trackpad.

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BlackBerry Bold 9700 gets early review: best from RIM yet

BlackBerry Bold 9700 gets early review: best from RIM yet

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 - aka the BlackBerry Onyx - is definitely on the cards, it's just that RIM won't tell us exactly when we should see it on shelves.  That hasn't stopped the Boy Genius Report from publishing their early review of a pre-production 9700, however, and they're certainly impressed: in fact, they call the Bold 9700 "the finest BlackBerry ever crafted".

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T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9700 (aka Onyx) gets official discussion

T-Mobile BlackBerry Bold 9700 (aka Onyx) gets official discussion

Fresh details and this rather fetching official render of the upcoming BlackBerry Bold 9700 (aka the BlackBerry Onyx) have emerged, courtesy of CIO.  Prematurely distributed by T-Mobile USA, they confirm that the Bold 9700 will pack both 3G and WiFi, together with support for UMA VoIP.

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