RIM 2008 SmartPhone Articles

Popular RIM Articles for 2008

BlackBerry Storm 9530 Review

The Storm is the first BlackBerry with a touchscreen, and Brighthand's Shaun Mahal brings us a review of Verizon's version of this highly-anticipated smartphone.

BlackBerry Curve 8330 Review

The BlackBerry Curve 8330 is a 3G smartphone that seeks to straddle the different needs of both business users and consumers. Antoine Wright brings us this review.

Rumored $199 Price for BlackBerry Storm/Thunder, Video Published

An upcoming touchscreen BlackBerry device is tested on video, and is rumored to have a $199 price point for Verizon.

BlackBerry Bold 9000 Review

The BlackBerry Bold is the latest generation in RIM's very successful line of business-oriented smartphones. Ed Hardy Brings us a review of this device, which breaks new ground for this[...]

BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 Review

RIM has launched the first BlackBerry with a clamshell design. Shaun Mahal brings us a review of this new consumer-oriented smartphone, which includes Wi-Fi and a SureType keyboard.

iPhone vs. Android: a Study in Contrasts

Apple's iPhone OS and Google's Android OS have a great deal in common; both are Linux-based operating systems for smartphones. But Ed Hardy's latest editorial discusses the dramatic differences[...]

BlackBerry Bold Preview

RIM recently unveiled the BlackBerry Bold, an upcoming smartphone that will offer a number of firsts for this long-running product line. Ed Hardy was able to spend some time with[...]

Verizon Getting the Touchscreen-Based BlackBerry Storm

New information has emerged on what will be the first BlackBerry smartphone with a touchscreen, including its official name. This also indicates this device will be a world phone.

First 3G GSM BlackBerry Pushed Back

According to an unconfirmed report, the iPhone 3G may be the reason a BlackBerry smartphone with 3G wireless networking is going to miss its scheduled release date by several months.

RIM Unveils the BlackBerry Bold 9000

RIM has just taken the wraps off its next smartphone model. The BlackBerry Bold will be the first from this company to support tri-band HSDPA high-speed 3G networks around the[...]

Sprint Introduces the BlackBerry Curve 8350i

Sprint has introduced the BlackBerry Curve 8350i, a smartphone for its Nextel Direct Connect customers who depend on push-to-talk. This device runs the latest BlackBerry software and sports Wi-Fi and[...]

BlackBerry Storm 9530 Preliminary Review

Verizon is set to launch the first BlackBerry with a touchscreen tomorrow, and Brighthand's Shaun Mahal brings us a preliminary review of this highly-anticipated smartphone.

RIM Announces BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220

Research in Motion (RIM) releases the BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220; a flip form factor smartphone with SureType keyboard and BlackBerry software. Kevin O'Brien brings us hands-on video from CTIA.

Upcoming BlackBerry Storm Software Updates Should Improve Performance

RIM and Verizon are reportedly getting ready to release a software update for the new BlackBerry Storm that will fix many of the issues that early adopters have reported.

BlackBerry Storm Debuts in the U.S.

Verizon Wireless has just launched the BlackBerry Storm 9530. With its combination of business-friendly features and a large touchscreen, some are calling this the iPhone for the enterprise.

First Image of a Touchscreen BlackBerry Appears

Smartphones with touchscreens are all the rage now, and it appears even RIM isn't going to be able to buck the trend. There have been rumors about the first BlackBerry[...]

Will the Recession Affect Smartphone Sales? Yes

In his latest editorial, Brighthand's Editor-In-Chief gives his predictions on how the smartphone market will fare during the current economic downturn in the United States.

BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220 Preview

RIM unveiled the first clamshell BlackBerry smartphone earlier this week, and Brighthand's Kevin O'Brien was there to get some video of the not-yet-released device in action.

AT&T Introduces BlackBerry Pearl 8110 with GPS

AT&T has just launched the BlackBerry Pearl 8110, a 2.5G smartphone that includes built-in global positioning system (GPS) support.

A Look Ahead at Smartphones Coming this Quarter

October is the beginning of a new quarter, and there are a number of smartphones scheduled to be released in the next three months.