RIM 2009 SmartPhone Articles

Popular RIM Articles for 2009

BlackBerry Bold 9700 Review

The BlackBerry Bold 9700 -- sometimes called the Bold2 -- sports an HVGA screen, keyboard, Wi-Fi, 3G and more. Shaun Mahal says this device's enhanced feature set and improved design[...]

BlackBerry Tour 9630 Review

The BlackBerry Tour is RIM's latest smartphone from Sprint and Verizon. This mid-range model offers a full QWERTY keyboard and support for both CDMA and GSM networks -- including EV-DO[...]

BlackBerry Curve 8900 Review

The BlackBerry Curve 8900 is a thin and light smartphone with a full QWERTY keyboard and support for T-Mobile's Wi-Fi VoIP service. It takes many of the best features of[...]

BlackBerry Storm2 Review

Verizon Wireless has released the BlackBerry Storm2, and Shaun Mahal brings us a review. This new smartphone has the same general look and feel as the original, but comes with[...]

Details on the BlackBerry Tour2 Leak Out

The Blackberry Tour hit the market just a few months ago, but details and images of its successor have already come to light. This coming model will be a moderately[...]

Adobe Flash Player for Android, webOS Will Be Available in 2010

Adobe Systems has promised users of phones running Google's Android and Palm's webOS that they will get a browser plug-in with Flash support in the first half of next year.[...]

BlackBerry OS 5.0 Upgrade Now Available for the Original Storm

Research in Motion has released an operating system upgrade for Verizon's version of the original BlackBerry Storm. This brings a number of improvements to the first touchscreen-oriented smartphone from RIM.

Listen to Streaming Radio Stations with a BlackBerry, Thanks to Slacker

BlackBerry smartphone users can now hear their favorite Slacker radio stations wherever they go, with the new -- and free -- Slacker Mobile application.

BlackBerry OS 5.0 for the Bold and Curve 8900 Leaks Out

BlackBerry Bold and Curve 8900 owners who can't wait for an official release now have the option download a beta of the next version of their smartphone's operating system.

BlackBerry Messaging Service Stopped Twice in One Week

E-mail service for many of RIM's BlackBerry smartphones went out two times in a week, giving this company a serious black eye. The most recent of these outages has been[...]

BlackBerry Bold 9700 First Impressions Review

The BlackBerry Bold 9700, sometimes called the Bold2, is smaller than its predecessor, but still sports an HVGA screen, keyboard, Wi-Fi, 3G and more. Shaun Mahal brings us his first[...]

BlackBerry Storm2 First Impressions Review

Verizon Wireless will release the second-generation BlackBerry Storm this week, and Shaun Mahal brings us his first impressions of this upcoming smartphone. The BlackBerry Storm2 will have generally the same[...]

Google Voice App Now Available for Android and BlackBerry

A new application allows Android and BlackBerry smartphones to to take full advantage of Google Voice, this company's suite of phone-based services.

Verizon Prepping BlackBerry Curve2 for the Holidays

Verizon Wireless is apparently going to release a model from the BlackBerry Curve 8500 series in time for the holiday shopping season. This is an updated version of one of[...]

Sprint Now Offering the Inexpensive BlackBerry Curve 8530

Sprint has launched its version of the BlackBerry Curve 8530, the latest model in the venerable Curve series of consumer-oriented smartphones. This device is debuting at just $50 with contract,[...]

Buy a Refurbished iPhone or BlackBerry from AT&T, Save Money

Want to buy a smartphone but don't want to put down big bucks during these hard economic times? Consider getting something refurbished from AT&T. Some of this carrier'sbest devices, including[...]

The Bold and the Beautiful: A Comparison of the Latest BlackBerrys

Brighthand's BlackBerry expert, Shaun Mahal, brings us a comparison of two recent Blackberry models, the Bold vs. the Storm.

Verizon’s BlackBerry Storm Gets an Unofficial Upgrade to OS 5.0

An unofficial upgrade to BlackBerry OS 5.0 for Verizon's version of the Storm has leaked out, giving those brave enough to install it a sneak peek at the next version[...]

BlackBerry Storm’s Problems Have Hurt Sales

The BlackBerry Storm was one the most highly-anticipated smartphones to debut last fall. But initial problems with this device have slowed sales.

BlackBerry Storm 2 Might Not Debut in the U.S. Until Black Friday

With details, images, and even video of the Blackberry Storm2 leaking out for months now, it's not surprising that some are expecting this smartphone to debut any day now. However,[...]