Video Rewind: Better times for BlackBerry

It's been a rough week in Canada and around the world for Research in Motion as BlackBerry owners groaned over a sustained service outage and backlog.It wasn't long ago when RIM was enjoying

Published on: October 13th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

New touch-screen BlackBerry Torch and Bold models unveiled

The new BlackBerry Torch models unveiled by RIM today feature impressive specifications, but their success will hinge on how well RIM's new operating system functions. The new BlackBerry models also have an updated

Published on: August 3rd, 2011 Brad Reed and Galen Gruman

BlackBerry Bold Touch revealed in leaked photos

RIM's latest BlackBerry will combine a touchscreen with a full QWERTY keyboard in a candybar-style design, according to leaked images. N4BB.com (News for BlackBerrys) has published leaked photos of what has been dubbed the

Published on: February 23rd, 2011 Ross Catanzariti

BlackBerry Torch 9800

The word "BlackBerry" used to bring to mind mostly images of bulky, brick-like handhelds and busy executives in tailored suits. Today, BlackBerry smartphones are all over the place, in the hands of teenagers,

Published on: August 20th, 2010 Al Sacco

Tests disprove Apple’s faulting of other smartphone antennae

When reports began flooding in that Apple's new iPhone 4 suffers from a serious antenna problem that disrupts voice and data signals, Apple fired back at its critics and competitors by claiming that

Published on: August 4th, 2010

Eight awesome holiday gifts for Canadian tech lovers

It's the holiday season again, and in our quest for presents for the techies among our friends and family we discovered a surprising number of giftable goodies.Some of these are more practical than

Published on: November 30th, 2009 Lynn Greiner

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

Reader’s revenge: iPhone vs. BlackBerry revisited

In comparing the RIM BlackBerry Bold to the Apple iPhone 3G, after a month-long test of each, I declared that it was time to bury the Blackberry, as it was mediocre in its

Published on: June 23rd, 2009 Galen Gruman

BlackBerry Curve one-ups RIM’s 3G Bold smartphone

The new BlackBerry Curve 8900 is a serious step up from its predecessor - but it is also a doppleganger to the BlackBerry Bold, closely resembling the first 3G smartphone released by Research

Published on: January 9th, 2009 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry Storm sales bode well for Research in Motion

Research In Motion announced financial results on Thursday that matched a warning it gave earlier this month, but executives said sales of the BlackBerry Storm touch-screen handset and other new products are brightening

Published on: December 22nd, 2008 Stephen Lawson and Matt Hamblen

Rogers rakes it in with iPhone sales

The runaway success of the Apple iPhone 3G in Canada appears to have resulted in a financial bonanza for Rogers Communications, the sole provider of the device in Canada. Rogers recently posted at

Published on: November 3rd, 2008 Kavita Gosyne

Blackberry Bold sports style over substance

The BlackBerry Bold 9000, Research in Motion's formidable contender in the 3G market, has finally arrived. And though the Bold boasts a sleek design, a sharp display, and high-speed connectivity, it fails to

Published on: October 31st, 2008 Ginny Mies

RIM launches “fastest BlackBerry in the world”

It's not often that the North American launch of a landmark device happens first in Canada, so last week's unveiling of the BlackBerry Bold was significant in more senses than one.Research in Motion's

Published on: August 25th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Rogers’ unpopular iPhone price plans “may steer” Canadians to other devices

Rogers Communication Inc.'s unpopular voice-and-data price plans for the 3G iPhone in Canada could steer consumers to other devices this summer, experts say. Alterative devices could include RIM's BlackBerry Bold and Samsung's Instinct

Published on: July 2nd, 2008 Nestor Arellano