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BlackBerry


August 8, 2011  8:55 PM

BlackBerry Colt? Running QNX?



Posted by: Nathan Simon
BlackBerry, BlackBerry 8, BlackBerry Colt, Blackberry OS, Colt, Details, dual core, first QNX phone, launch, launch date, multi-core, Q1 2012, QNX, release, release date, RIM, single core, smartphone, specs

Well I knew it was coming, but to have a new BlackBerry with a new OS to come out this soon after the Bold 9900 is a little perplexing to me. The fact that this new BlackBerry doesn't support BES out of the box is a major sting to the new phone. It will support activesync out of the box, so it will...

July 25, 2011  1:35 AM

Mac OS X Lion



Posted by: Nathan Simon
AirDrop, Apple, BlackBerry, Bold 9900, Intel Sandy Bridge, iPhone 4, iPhone 5, Mac OS Lion, Mission Control, Thunderbolt

I'm not a big Mac fan, nor am I a fan of Apple products... for example I am using a 3 yr old blackberry and am probably about 200% more efficient with my communication, including emails, text messages, blackberry messenger you name it... either way... you will not see me walking around with an...


July 21, 2011  3:21 AM

More Bold 9900 News



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Bell, BlackBerry, Bold 9700, Bold 9900, crackberry.com, curve, MTS, rogers, SaskTel, smartphone news

Good news! More and more carriers are going to stock the Bold 9900... Crackberry.com stated below...

The list of carriers confirming they'll be carrying the BlackBerry Bold 99xx series continues to grow. This time around, SaskTel has confirmed they'll be making the device available to...


May 10, 2011  2:18 AM

Apple – Worlds Most Valuable Brand



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple, BlackBerry, google, Google Android, ibm, iPhone 5, microsoft, most valuable, Research in Motion, RIM

Not surprising but Google is now the second most valuable brand in the world... Here is a quick insert of the top 10.

Research In Motion's BlackBerry brand lost a fifth of its brand value. Among technology companies, only Nokia's 28 percent decline was steeper. Of the top 10...


April 24, 2011  8:06 PM

Android is Global Smartphone OS Market Leader



Posted by: Nathan Simon
android, BlackBerry, google, Honeycomb, microsoft, Nokia, RIM, smartphone market leader, Symbian, Windows Phone 7

Here is a quick breakdown based on the Global Average as of March, I couldn't find April numbers. Interesting that a smartphone can come out of nowhere and quickly overtake the market... that's the power of Google I guess! Android is at 38%, a +29.4% change. RIM(BlackBerry) is at 24.5%, a...


March 22, 2011  6:00 PM

BlackBerry PlayBook Available for Pre-Order!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple, BlackBerry, hdmi, iphone, Nettop, Playbook, RIM, WSVGA

If you like your BlackBerry, I mean if you love your BlackBerry and want to have the latest and greatest toy then you should get on the bandwagon and order now!

PlayBook has a 7″ 1024×600 WSVGA capacitive LCD touch screen, a 1 GHz dual-core CPU, 1 GB of RAM memory, a 1080p HDMI...


February 15, 2011  2:07 AM

Motorola Atrix 4G



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Apple iPhone 4, BlackBerry, Microsoft Windows Phone 7, Motorola Atrix, RIM

The game changer of phones? Here is a phone that can do it all, including the ability to dock, so it can be used as a netbook!

With its advanced dual-core processing technology, MOTOROLA ATRIX™ 4G puts the power of a PC in your pocket. The MOTOROLA ATRIX 4G features webtop, a...


November 2, 2010  12:56 PM

Samsung Galaxy Tablet



Posted by: Nathan Simon
3g, Android 2.2, BlackBerry, hdmi, Ipad, Playbook, USB

Now here is something that i might actually get and use... aside from a BlackBerry Playbook :) Samsung's foray into the tablet market will definitely be a profitable one, based on the specs below and what I've read about it, I cannot wait to  get my paws on it. Here are the...


October 9, 2010  4:02 AM

Windows Phone 7



Posted by: Nathan Simon
android, BlackBerry, CNET, curve, google, microsoft, motorola, smartphone, Torch, Windows Phone 7

Well I for one loved the Motorola Q with its Windows Mobile platform, mind you this was about 2 years before the first Blackberry Curve was released. Once I got my Curve though, things definitely changed, I don't think I'd ever go back. But who knows, if I cannot get my hands on a Torch I might...


October 7, 2010  4:04 AM

More on the BlackBerry Playbook!



Posted by: Nathan Simon
Adobe Air, BlackBerry, flash, Playbook, PlayBook SDK, QNX, RIM

You got it, there is more on the new BlackBerry Playbook and I want to make sure you are all kept on your toes! Crackberry is one of my favorite sites to keep up with, they always have the best Blackberry information...  here is an insert from the website.

Between the awesome specs...


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