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Confirmed: BlackBerry 10 full touch and qwerty to be announced together

The BlackBerry community and the world as a whole has not been very forgiving to RIM on the delay of the BB10 launch since word of it came out. A recent interview with Thorsten Heins and Frank Boulben gave a much clearer understanding of why the decision was made to wait. Not only were my recent thoughts confirmed, but my confidence in BlackBerry was reassured. From a product quality, marketing and carrier support standpoint, it actually makes a lot of sense, of course that won’t make waiting for BlackBerry 10 any easier but read through and tell me if it makes sense to you too.

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Be Bold, Be Victorious – Introducing the Ultimate SuperPhone, the BlackBerry TK 2.0 Victory Concept

Over recent months the BlackBerry community has seen quite a few concepts of what the possible upcoming BlackBerry 10 smartphone could look like. Well, we’re here to present to you, a concept of what we’d like want our next generation BlackBerry device to look like. Our good friend @DHB is introducing the ultimate superphone, the BlackBerry TK 2.0 Victory concept.  From packing a 1850 mAh Lithium-Ionn battery, to having dual LED indicators, a 12 mp AF camera to allowing virtual and programmable keys, this is a true resemblance of how the next flagship device should be developed. Continue reading for specs and excerpts.

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Featured App: Message Prevue – Pop up Alerts for SMS, Email and BBM (Limited Time Only!)

For a limited time only, the The Jared Company is offering Message Prevue for only $0.99 USD. With Message Prevue, your messaging experience is simplified connecting you with a discrete pop-up that tells you who’s BBMing emailing or texting you and why. You will now have senders and subjects of incoming Texts, BBMs and Emails – all right in front of you.

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RIM brings the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380 smartphones to the Caribbean

Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) is launching two new smartphones in the Caribbean the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790 and BlackBerry® Curve™ 9380. Both smartphones are based on the BlackBerry® 7 operating system (OS). The new smartphones offer impressively slim and stylish designs with enhanced communications, multimedia, productivity and social connectivity features. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is both powerful and compact, offering users a fully loaded, high performance smartphone with the dual benefits of a high resolution touch display and a highly tactile keyboard. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 is the first-ever BlackBerry Curve smartphone with a touch display. It continues to deliver the powerful social experiences, ease-of-use and smaller handset size that distinguish the BlackBerry Curve family, while also offering Curve users the choice of a larger display and an all-touch design.

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Unlock Pro – Slide, Pull, Touch to Unlock

MMMOOO killer app is here! With this one, you do not need any other unlock apps! That is what are you looking for! The most professional unlock app at BAW! Include 3 gorgeous unlock styles – slide unlock, pull down unlock and touch unlock! All are with the leading high quality UI, clean layout and it is really easy to use, will never slow down your system. The must have app at your BlackBerry! Features: 1. 3 unique unlock style, all are really cool; 2. All elements are high quality; 3. Very easy to operate and friendly UI. Get it via the BlackBerry Empire store

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RIM Launches the New BlackBerry Curve 9380 Smartphone in Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia – Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced the new BlackBerry® Curve™ 9380 smartphone in Indonesia, the first-ever BlackBerry Curve model with a touch display. This sleek and stylish new smartphone is now available for 3,399,000IDR from authorized partners PT. Comtech Cellular, PT. Teletama Artha Mandiri and PT. Selular Media Infotama. Gregory Wade, Regional Managing Director, East Asia at RIM, said, “The new BlackBerry Curve 9380 is sleek, easy-to-use and delivers a powerful social and multimedia experience. The vivid all-touch display is a first for the BlackBerry Curve family of smartphones, which is extremely popular in Indonesia.”

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RIM Launches Five New BlackBerry 7 Smartphones in the Philippines

 If you’re in the Philippines and looking to upgrade your BlackBerry now is a good time because over the next few days, 7 new BlackBerry devices will be available for purchase. Mobile subscribers can now get a hold of the BlackBerry Bold 9790, BlackBerry Curve 9380, BlackBerry Torch 9810, BlackBerry Torch 9860 and Pure White BlackBerry Bold 9900 available in stores January 13.

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BlackBerry Bold 9930 7.1 Update Coming Soon!

The BlackBerry Bold 9930 will soon be receiving the much anticipated BlackBerry OS 7.1 software upgrade. Device OS features: + Device will no longer repeatedly indicate that new software has been installed. + Device will no longer reset while connected to a charging source. + Device displays the correct wireless service provider while making calls or sending text messages. + While in a global roaming condition, connect to a previously registered CDMA network without experiencing lengthy search periods. + Improvements in home screen responsiveness and reduced touch screen lockups. + No longer experience delays in audio reception or unexpected call termination. + Improvements in device stability during Push to Talk calls. + Device will no longer restart unexpectedly when making a Push to Talk call to a newly created group.

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Chase Mobile App for BlackBerry Now Available in App World

FREE* Chase Mobile App Customized for BlackBerry users. If you own a BlackBerry, try banking on the go! Our exclusive BlackBerry application makes it easy for you to: BANK WITH CONFIDENCE 24/7 – If you’re enrolled in Chase Online, you can pay bills and credit cards; see account balances and transaction history; transfer money between your accounts; make changes to pending transfers, wires and bill payments; and even send wire transfers. We also use multiple safeguard technologies to help protect your information. FIND US – Locate your nearest Chase branch or ATM quickly and easily. CONTACT US – Talk to our service representatives; they’re just a touch away.

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RIM officially announces the BlackBerry Bold 9790 and the All-Touch Curve 9380

Jakarta, Indonesia and Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced two new smartphones based on the BlackBerry® 7 operating system (OS) – the BlackBerry® Bold™ 9790 and BlackBerry® Curve™ 9380. The new smartphones offer impressively slim and stylish designs with enhanced communications, multimedia, productivity and social connectivity features. The BlackBerry Bold 9790 is both powerful and compact, offering users a fully loaded, high performance smartphone with the dual benefits of a high resolution touch display and a highly tactile keyboard. The BlackBerry Curve 9380 is the first-ever BlackBerry® Curve™ smartphone with a touch display. It continues to deliver the powerful social experiences, ease-of-use and smaller handset size that distinguish the BlackBerry Curve family, while also offering Curve users the choice of a larger display and an all-touch design. “We are very excited to expand the BlackBerry 7 portfolio with the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 and BlackBerry Curve 9380,” said Carlo Chiarello, Senior Vice President, Handheld Product Management at Research In Motion. “BlackBerry smartphones offer a uniquely refined mobile communications experience that people love and we think many customers will be thrilled by the faster performance, beautiful touch displays and compact designs available with these new BlackBerry 7 based models.” BlackBerry Bold 9790 Smartphone with Touch Display and Keyboard True to the BlackBerry Bold brand, the new BlackBerry Bold 9790 smartphone is powerful, full-featured and built with premium materials and finishes. It combines a high-resolution and highly responsive touch display with a highly tactile keyboard and a precise optical trackpad, but comes in a narrow design that is easy to carry and exceptionally comfortable to hold.  With the BlackBerry 7 OS and powerful 1 GHz processor, the BlackBerry Bold 9790 delivers fast, smooth performance for browsing the web, running apps, working with documents, and enjoying multimedia. …

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File Manager Pro – Advanced File & Zip Utility

File Manager Pro is the file and Zip archive manager for your BlackBerry. With File Manager Pro, you can manage your files easily and quickly using its intuitive and powerful features. In addition, File Manager Pro allows you to open, create, extract and append to Zip archives that are today’s de facto standard for distributing compressed files. File Manager Pro also includes an integrated Text Editor for editing and viewing all of your text files. File Manager Pro enables you to do key tasks you couldn’t do before: * Work with the contents of Zip archives received via email Due to their large size, email attachments containing PDF and Office documents are often compressed in a Zip archive. With File Manager Pro you can easily extract these documents for use with applications that natively handle Office and PDF files. * Send documents as email from your BlackBerry

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BlackBerry Bold 9900 Now Available in Sweden

Stockholm, Sweden and Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced that the new BlackBerry® Bold™ 9900 smartphone is now available through four authorized carrier partners in Sweden: Tele2, Telenor, TDC Sweden and 3. The BlackBerry Bold 9900 is the thinnest BlackBerry smartphone yet at only 10.5mm and the first to offer the perfect union of a high performance keyboard and touch display integrated within the iconic BlackBerry Bold design. The new BlackBerry Bold 9900 is also the first BlackBerry smartphone to include built-in support for NFC (Near Field Communications), a new technology that is enabling many new and exciting capabilities, including the ability to pair with NFC-enabled accessories or read SmartPoster tags with a simple tap of the smartphone.

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AT&T Officially Announce BlackBerry Bold 9900, Torch 9860 and Curve 9360! (Bold 9900 & 9860 on November 6th!)

Press Release: AT&T Unveils Broadest 4G BlackBerry Portfolio –BlackBerry Bold 9900 and All-Touch BlackBerry Torch 9860 Smartphones Arrive for AT&T Customers on Nov. 6 –New 3G BlackBerry Curve 9360 Hits Store Shelves Nov. 20 AT&T Unveils Broadest 4G BlackBerry Portfolio — BlackBerry Bold 9900 and All-Touch BlackBerry Torch 9860 Smartphones Arrive for AT&T Customers on Nov. 6 — New 3G BlackBerry Curve 9360 Hits Store Shelves Nov. 20  DALLAS, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Key Facts AT&T* today announced the price and availability of the BlackBerry® Bold(TM) 9900, the all-touch BlackBerry® Torch(TM) 9860 and the BlackBerry® Curve(TM) 9360. AT&T delivers the broadest portfolio of the latest 4G BlackBerry smartphones, including three models – the BlackBerry Bold 9900, the all-touch BlackBerry Torch 9860, and the previously-released 4G BlackBerry Torch 9810. On AT&T’s 4G network, the three 4G smartphones are capable of speeds up to nearly four times the network speed capability of previous models. AT&T delivers the broadest portfolio of BlackBerry smartphones at the best prices, ranging from $29 to $199, so customers can choose the best form factor for their needs at a great price. BlackBerry Portfolio from AT&T

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Introducing the Porsche Design P’9981 Smartphone from BlackBerry

Engineered Luxury Meets High-Powered Performance Stuttgart, Germany/Waterloo, Ontario – Today, Porsche Design and Research In Motion (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) announced the elite new Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry®. Designed by Porsche Design, in collaboration with RIM, the luxury brand’s first smartphone delivers engineered luxury and performance. The Porsche Design P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry is instantly identifiable as a Porsche Design product. The exclusive material choices for this unique smartphone include a forged stainless steel frame, hand-wrapped leather back cover, sculpted QWERTY keyboard, and crystal clear touch display. This customized Porsche Design P’9981 comes with an exclusive Porsche Design UI and a bespoke Wikitude World Browser augmented reality app experience. It also includes premium, exclusive PINs that help easily identify another P’9981 smartphone user. “Since 1972 Porsche Design has presented milestone products with iconic style, and the P’9981 smartphone from BlackBerry will be our next landmark,” said Dr. Juergen Gessler, CEO Porsche Design Group. “The pure and distinctive design, coupled with authentic materials and an emphasis on the manufacturing process, perfectly match our philosophy and complement the Porsche Design product assortment.” “This collaboration stems from a shared belief that form equals function ,” said Todd Wood, SVP for Industrial Design, Research In Motion. “The Porsche Design P’9981 is a truly modern luxury smartphone, where the timeless style of Porsche Design meets the unmatched mobile experience provided by BlackBerry.”

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