RIM 2011 SmartPhone Articles

Popular RIM Articles for 2011

BlackBerry Bold 9930 Review: The Best BlackBerry Yet

The new BlackBerry OS 7 is here in the form of the BlackBerry Bold 9930. Is RIM showing us something new and different, or are you better off waiting for[...]

BlackBerry Torch 9850 Review: No Keyboard? No Problem

With the BlackBerry Torch 9850, RIM is reaching out to smartphone buyers who prefer large screens instead of physical keyboards. Grant Hatchimonji reviews this mid-range model, which is offered by[...]

The Best Smartphones for College Students

Just about every student wants a smartphone, and rightly so -- a good phone can keep them on track balancing their classes and social life, and also keep them in[...]

RIM Confirms BlackBerry Bold 9900 Power Problems, Working on Fix

After recent reports from owners of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 claiming the device refused to power on, even after a full night's charge, RIM has finally acknowledged the problem and[...]

BlackBerry Bold 9930 vs. BlackBerry Torch 9850: RIM Smartphone Smackdown

The BlackBerry Bold 9930 and the Torch 9850 are two of RIM's most recent smartphones with BlackBerry OS 7. Can't decide between them? Read through out this head-to-head comparison and[...]

Most Popular Smartphones for July 2011

Each month, Brighthand publishes a list of the smartphones that readers have shown the most interest in during the preceding four weeks. This month's list is a good mix of[...]

Verizon’s BlackBerry Bold 9650 and Curve 3G Upgraded to BlackBerry OS 6.0

Verizon has released major operating system upgrades for two of its smartphones from RIM. Users of the business-oriented BlackBerry Bold 9650 or the consumer-friendly BlackBerry Curve 3G can now install[...]

BlackBerry Bold 9900 with Touchscreen and Keyboard Launches Today from T-Mobile… Sort Of

The BlackBerry Bold 9900 is now available at T-Mobile for business customers during a special pre-sale. This smartphone, which runs the new BlackBerry OS 7, will be available to the[...]

Should You Get a 4G Smartphone?

This holiday buying season, plenty of would-be smartphone owners are looking at 4G phones, wondering what benefits there are to 4G, and whether they need them. We'll take a look[...]

BlackBerry Storm3 Could Debut this Summer

New information has emerged on the Blackberry Storm3, the next generation of RIM's touchscreen-only smartphones for business users. Previous reports have indicated that this model will be released later in[...]

RIM Unveils Five New BlackBerry Models

RIM announced five upcoming BlackBerry models today -- the Bold 9900 and 9930, and the Torch 9810, 9850, and 9860 -- all running its latest operating system, BlackBerry 7 OS.

BlackBerry Bold 9930 First Look Review: Faster and Thinner

The BlackBerry Bold 9930 is one of the first smartphones to hit the market with the new BlackBerry OS 7. But we got our hands on it and we're here[...]

Verizon Ends Mail-in Rebates for High-End Smartphones

Starting today, mail-in rebates are going out the window for Verizon's top-tier phones. This carrier has decided that any phone over $150 that formerly had an attached rebate will instead[...]

12 Cool Smartphone Apps for Job Finding, This Summer or Any Time

Looking for a new job is never as easy as a walk on the beach. In increasing numbers, though, apps are cropping up that let you manage your job hunt,[...]

BlackBerry Storm 3 Moving Closer to Verizon

Pictures of the third generation of RIM's touchscreen-oriented smartphone have appeared on the Web. The Verizon logo that appears prominently on these makes it clear which carrier is going to[...]

Carrier IQ Spyware Found in Numerous Smartphones, Tracking Your Every Move

A new video posted by a security researcher has the Internet in a frenzy, as it details hidden software installed on smartphones that logs numerous details about the users activities.[...]

We Shouldn’t Ban Cell Phones in Cars, We Should Ban Drivers

Although the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board wants a complete ban on using a cell phone for any reason while driving, Brighthand's Site Editor has a a better suggestion: let's[...]

Samsung Replaces Apple As World’s Biggest Smartphone Maker

It appears Apple's reign at the top of the smartphone market was short lived, as Samsung surpassed the iPhone maker as the new leader in the worldwide smartphone market last[...]

BlackBerry Torch 2 Will Be a Significant Upgrade

The BlackBerry Torch may be struggling a bit in the fiercely competitive smartphone market, but Research in Motion is having another crack at it with the upcoming Torch 2. This[...]

BlackBerry OS 7 Seeks to Balance Our Work and Personal Lives

RIM has just announced BlackBerry OS 7 at BlackBerry World 2011. It will offer faster web browsing and other enhancements, and is a direct update to BlackBerry 6, not [...]