Long Awaited BlackBerry Storm2 Let Loose on the World!

We have been waiting since, well, since the first Storm for a revised touchscreen BlackBerry and finally, after months of speculation and leaks regarding the specification and the technology involved, the new Storm2 is official.  It’s an exclusive to Vodafone in the UK for its initial release, but the word is Vodafone won’t be holding on to it for long. So, how accurate was our spec prediction printed last week?  Very, is the answer!  In case you need a reminder though, here are the highlights:  The 3.25″, 480×360 pixel touchscreen has retained the SurePress technique, but with new piezo technology […]

BlackBerry Storm 2 Full Specs

We’ve managed to have a quick glance at the supposed final spec sheet for the BlackBerry Storm 2, Odin or what ever you want to call it. These details are yet to be confirmed by BlackBerry itself, but with the UK release date of the 26th October looming, and US even closer they can’t be far off. – GSM 850/900/1800/1900 – HSDPA 900/1900/2100 – TFT touchscreen with Surepress Technology – Accelerometer – GPRS – EDGE – WiFi – Bluetooth – BlackBerry OS – SMS, MMS, Email, Instant Messaging – HTML Browser – GPS – Java – Documents to go (word, […]

BlackBerry Storm 2 Preview

It wasn’t all that long ago that we jumped on board the BlackBerry bandwagon and gave you a glimpse of what’s to come with the BlackBerry Storm 2. Since then a lot has changed. Vodafone have the handset exclusive and a reliable source have informed us that Blackberry may be shaking off the Storm title and re-naming it the BlackBerry Odin. Better still we’ve got our hands on the Odin itself. First things first and the question on everybody’s lips, ‘have BlackBerry sorted out that dreadful attempt of a touchscreen that we encountered with the first Storm. Well as with […]

BlackBerry Desktop Manager Comes to OS X

This has been a long time coming, but RIM are finally about to release an official Desktop Manager application for the Apple Mac.  BlackBerry owners have been using third party software, mass storage mode and even Google to sync their phone with their Mac up until now, but RIM have heard your cries and on October 2nd, your BlackBerry will officially love your Mac. The BlackBerry Desktop Manager offers the following features: Sync data from Mac programs including iCal and your address book. Sync non-DRM iTunes music and playlists.  Add and remove applications. Create back-up files or restore your device […]

The BlackBerry Storm 2 at a glance…

Leaked images of the Blackberry Storm 2 have been flying around the Internet. Although RIM is not expected to announce the device until late September, rumours are already circulating. The BlackBerry Storm 2 is expected to offer a refined version of the original Storm. Hosting WiFi, Flash, GSM/ EDGE technology as well as offering increased RAM and a 3.2 megapixel camera. The 360 x 480 touch display offers a comprehensive view and very responsive screen, which is infinitely better than its predecessor. BlackBerry has scrapped the rather unimpressive ‘SurePress’ technology and has opted to incorporate ‘Piezo’ software, offering screen sensitivity […]

Blackberry Curve 8520

It has been out for about a week now and the BlackBerry Curve has managed to stay pretty much under the radar. But, it’s about time that changed. Here skulking un-noticed is one of the more affordable smartphones. This phone has something for everyone, 2 megapixel camera, full QWERTY keyboard, document applications allowing access to Word, Excel and PDF files on the go, and that all important media sync to hook up to iTunes. Now, being the ‘budget’ smartphone, its got a lot to prove. Of course there has got to be cut-backs somewhere. Realistically, they’re everywhere (so to speak) what BlackBerry […]

New BlackBerry 8520 Curve Coming in August

Initially, the BlackBerry Curve 8520 looked as if it was going to only get a US release, however it has now been announced the new model will also be coming to the UK, and as soon as August.  Visually, the 8520 looks very similar to the 8900 Curve which many are familiar with, but there are a few important differences under the skin. These days, for a new phone to make a splash it has to have plenty of new bells and whistles, but with the 8520, RIM have gone the opposite direction, instead creating what should be an affordable […]