BlackBerry Curve 8520 does away with trackball

As the major BlackBerry model brands are updated for the holiday season, the Curve 8520 is the odd one out. Compared to the new Bold 9700 and Storm 2, it just feels out

Published on: December 1st, 2009 Brian Jackson

5 reasons BlackBerry Storm 2 is better than the first Storm

Weekend at Bernie's 2; Basic Instinct 2; Caddyshack 2; Grease 2; all terrible movies that prove a principle that sequels are generally terrible.But the BlackBerry Storm 2 (Storm 9550) thankfully doesn't fall into

Published on: November 25th, 2009 Brian Jackson

New NTP lawsuit could land RIM in hot water again

If you're a long-time BlackBerry user or "CrackBerry addict," you very likely remember a time just a few years ago when the continued existence of your precious handheld--and its addictive "push" e-mail technology--were

Published on: September 30th, 2009 Al Sacco

Bell gears up to meet Palm Pre demand as Canadian launch approaches

Bell Mobility is well stocked and ready to launch the Palm Pre smartphone Aug. 27, with pre-orders already being taken.The exclusive Canadian carrier for the Pre learned an important lesson from Sprint's launch

Published on: August 20th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Onyx unveiled – Next-generation BlackBerry Bold has some cool features

CrackBerry addicts and tech-Web-watchers already know that RIM's got a brand new BlackBerry, unofficially dubbed "Onyx," waiting in the wings--related rumors have been swirling around the blogosphere for quite some time now. Heck,

Published on: August 14th, 2009 Al Sacco

BlackBerry Tour is the most boring new BlackBerry ever

I previously called the new BlackBerry Tour the "Goldilocks" of BlackBerrys and after reviewing the device for the past couple of weeks, that holds true - there's nothing too hot or cold about

Published on: July 27th, 2009 Brian Jackson

How to use your BlackBerry Tour on Rogers’ network

Research In Motion's (RIM) latest addition to its smartphone line, the BlackBerry Tour 9630, is a "world phone," meaning that it's built to operate on both CDMA networks--like Bell and Telus'--as well as

Published on: July 21st, 2009 Al Sacco

Liberty: use your BlackBerry with a large display and keyboard

If you thought you couldn't possibly use your BlackBerry any more than you already do, you were wrong.Thanks to Waterloo, Ont.-based Bayalink Solutions Corp., that trusty device in your hip holster has become

Published on: July 21st, 2009 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Tour combines Bold and Curve features – without the WiFi

The BlackBerry Tour 9630 is now available in Canada on both the Bell Mobility and Telus networks and offers the BlackBerry faithful with CDMA carriers a next-generation upgrade option.The latest smartphone offering from

Published on: July 14th, 2009 Brian Jackson

BlackBerrys and the art of city streets maintenance

What do New York City civic workers and police officers in Waterloo, Ont. have in common? According to Nick Dawson, both these groups use the BlackBerry smart phone's unified voice and data capabilities

Published on: July 13th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Apple $99 iPhone may pulverize Palm Pre, imperil BlackBerry Pearl

On Monday, Apple pulled out all the stops at its 2009 Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC), introducing additions and enhancements to its operating system, Mac OS X, the MacBook Pro laptop line, as well

Published on: June 11th, 2009 Al Sacco

How your BlackBerry could be corrupted by opening a PDF file

Users of BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) should disable PDF file access until a new patch can be rolled out or face the risk of attack that could corrupt device memory and hijack corporate

Published on: May 29th, 2009 Brian Jackson

iPhone trounces BlackBerry in battle of apps

Pigeon holing the iPhone as a fun device and the RIM BlackBerry as a "corporate standard" for business users isn't quite valid a distinction – as we showed yesterday in Part 1 of

Published on: May 28th, 2009 Galen Gruman

New controls could boost Blackberry use in companies

Research in Motion Ltd. is hoping that the latest version of its BlackBerry Enterprise Server will help convince skeptical IT managers that smartphone technologies can meet rigid corporate standards for management and security.

Published on: March 3rd, 2009 Matt Hamblen