Research in Motion’s future bleak with a chance of clearing

Mike Lazarus, a Sydney-based software design consultant, relies on his RIM BlackBerry daily to manage his contacts database, store important documents, and keep his information secure. "I use my mobile phone essentially as

Published on: September 7th, 2011 Ian Paul

RIM must innovate BlackBerry now to beat ticking clock

Last week was an eventful one in the smartphone world: Google purchased Motorola Mobility, HP dropped WebOS, and--oh yeah!--Research in Motion announced the availability of its latest BlackBerry smartphones, all running the new

Published on: August 29th, 2011 Ginny Mies

BlackBerry Torch 9810: improved, but still underwhelming

Last year RIM introduced the BlackBerry Torch 9800, atouchscreen/QWERTY-keyboard hybrid. Almost exactly a year later, the BlackBerry Torch 9810 ($50 with a two-year contract from AT&Tas of August 16, 2011) has arrived.Designwise, the

Published on: August 17th, 2011 Ginny Mies

BlackBerry 7 phones: 5 important things to note

BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) this morning took the wraps off of three brand new BlackBerry smartphones, which, along with the upcoming Bold 9900/9930 devices, make up the bulk of the Canadian company's

Published on: August 5th, 2011 Al Sacco

RIM unveils new BlackBerry Pearl, Bold smartphones

The smallest BlackBerry Pearl smartphones yet, the 9100 and 9105, will go on sale in May on various carriers, Research in Motion Ltd. announced on Tuesday.Waterloo-based RIM introduced the new Pearls with a

Published on: April 28th, 2010 Matt Hamblen

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

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

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

iPhone light years ahead of the BlackBerry on almost every count – Part 3

Yesterday, Part 2 of our three-parter on the relative merits of the BlackBerry and the iPhone as a business device, focused on applications, discussing the colossal limitations of BlackBerry apps when contrasted with

Published on: May 29th, 2009 Galen Gruman

BlackBerry vs. iPhone – 30-day test tells which is best for business

If the iPhone were meant for work, it wouldn't be so much fun to use - would it? Yes, it was Mac versus PC all over again: The iPhone was quickly pigeonholed as

Published on: May 27th, 2009 Galen Gruman

iPhone, BlackBerry Curve win out in smartphone showdown

Enterprises and professionals looking to purchase new mobile devices can make choices, as consumers do, based on the first couple of weeks of positive hype and buzz. But unlike consumers, professionals' investment in

Published on: May 5th, 2009 Tom Yager

BlackBerry photos don’t have to suck

The latest edition of Research In Motion’s (RIM) BlackBerry Connection newsletter went out yesterday, and the mailing included more than a dozen tips and tricks on how to improve your BlackBerry-digital-camera know-how. Most

Published on: March 26th, 2009 Al Sacco

New BlackBerry premium headset is a luxury accessory

BlackBerry smartphones traditionally haven't been considered multimedia devices akin to iPods or iPhones, but Research In Motion (RIM) has worked hard during the past couple of years to change that. The BlackBerry's transition

Published on: January 15th, 2009 Al Sacco

Secrets of BlackBerry Storm revealed

All eyes are now on Research In Motion's forthcoming BlackBerry Storm, which is due to be released sometime this month. RIM's new smartphone is one of the strongest contenders to Apple's iPhone popularity.

Published on: November 7th, 2008 Daniel Ionescu