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BlackBerry ‘not a toy’ ads may save the company

BlackBerry ‘not a toy’ ads may save the company

In an earnings call detailing an abysmal quarter for BlackBerry, Research in Motion (aka RIM) this week made a perfect case for the necessity of their "toy" ads out on the airwaves now. These advertisements are representing the BlackBerry Bold line of devices and have celebrities as well as unnamed users stating "We need tools, not toys." As RIM stated this week, it's time for a shakeup, and the ad campaign we're seeing right here may well be it.

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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 9930 Review

BlackBerry Bold 9930 Review

RIM's on familiar ground with the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930. QWERTY candybars have made the company's reputation, and while the Torch series - whether slider or all-touch - may offer interesting variations on the theme, the Bold is where the Canadians will be judged. Now offering both a touchscreen and a physical keyboard, along with a speedy CPU and slimmed-down chassis, on paper this is arguably the best BlackBerry today. Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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BlackBerry Bold 9930 Outed By Verizon Ahead Of Official Announcement

BlackBerry Bold 9930 Outed By Verizon Ahead Of Official Announcement

RIM is expected to launch seven BlackBerry 7 OS smartphones before the end of this year, with one of them being the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930. Just yesterday, the company's Twitter account hinted at a major announcement to come today, asking followers to check back for details on the upcoming phones, but it looks like Verizon beat them to the punch with a video demo of the device.

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Blackberry Bold 9900 and 9930 hands-on [Video]

Blackberry Bold 9900 and 9930 hands-on [Video]

RIM may have only brought one new smartphone along to BlackBerry World 2011 this week, but the new Bold 9900/9930 promises to slot neatly into the flagship position in the company's range. Offering the much-requested double hit of touchscreen and physical keyboard, in a candybar form-factor, the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 also marks the debut of BlackBerry 7 OS. Check out our hands-on report after the cut.

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