BlackBerry Smartphones Only Make Up 1% US Mobile Traffic, Claims Study

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According to the ad network Chitka, their study found that Research In Motion’s BlackBerry smartphones have seen a 25% slump from September 2011 to July 2012. BlackBerry devices now account for less than 1% of mobile web traffic in the US, according to the study. “A widely shared belief is that RIM’s lacklustre response to the…

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Do You Want a BlackBerry 10 Slider?

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Research In Motion has already gone on record, and we’ve seen leaks proving the first two BlackBerry 10 devices are going to be an all-touch and QWERTY physical keyboard. Although, we know there is an elusive M-Series that apparently in the works as a BlackBerry 10 device. However, from what we’ve seen in the leaked…

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RIM Ranked #6 in Companies Trying to End ‘Conflict Minerals’

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Blood diamonds anyone? Research In Motion certainly isn’t up for them. At least, they’re trying to end their use of ‘conflict minerals’ for use in their BlackBerry handsets. The Enough Project fights to end genocide and crimes against humanity, focused on areas where some of the world’s worst atrocities occur. They accumulate the facts on the…

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Official: BlackBerry P’9981 OS 7.1.0.523 from Qool International Limited

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Owners of the exclusive BlackBerry P’9981 have a new OS update. Qool International Limited has officially release OS 7.1.0.523 for the Porsche designed BlackBerry. No word on what is new in this release, but likely similar to 99xx versions. Let us know how it is if you’ve got a P’9981. Download P’9981 OS 7.1.0.523 from…

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16GB BlackBerry PlayBook Only $149.99 from Future Shop

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If you’ve been contemplating getting a BlackBerry PlayBook, but don’t want to fork over the big bucks on the new 4G PlayBook then Future Shop Canada might have the solution for you. You can now get a 16GB BlackBerry PlayBook for only $149.99, according to the mailer they’ve sent customers. This is essentially a steal,…

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RIM Launches Pure White BlackBerry Bold 9790 in Hong Kong

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Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today launched the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790 smartphone in Pure White. Featuring  the latest BlackBerry® 7 OS (7.1), the new smartphone is available today from authorized partners in Hong Kong. True to the BlackBerry Bold brand, the BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone is powerful, full-featured and built with premium…

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Devs: BlackBerry 10 Will Have New User Agent

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Research In Motion has announced that BlackBerry 10 will utilize its own unique User Agent. The company has been hard at work to make BB10′s browser the best in class for HTML5, CSS3, and WebGL. Here’s the new BB10 User Agent and how RIM describes in a blog post how to use it: Mozilla/5.0 (BB10;…

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BlackBerry Curve 9320 Now Available From Telus

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Another carrier joins in the 9320 fever. Telus has launched the new BlackBerry Curve 9320 and is now available for purchase from the carrier. Like Sasktel, you can get it for free with a 3 year contract, $149.99 with a 2 year and $199.99 with a one year.  Let us remind you that the Curve 9320…

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