Q: My wife and I are both AT&T wireless customers. We have separate AT&T wireless accounts. I currently use an iPhone 4s, and she uses a BlackBerry Torch 9800. I recently purchased an iPhone 5s, discounted by the 2-year AT&T contract. Show More Summary
How big of a bonfire can you make with a $2.6 billion cash pile? We may be about to find out. AllThingsD points us to a research note from Bernstein Research analyst Pierre Ferragu, who says that BlackBerry is on pace to torch $2 billion...Show More Summary
Back in 2011 there were rumors that BlackBerry was working on a BlackBerry 10 device codenamed “Milan”, and according to the leaked render at that time, it was revealed to be a slider device similar to that of the BlackBerry Torch. Come...Show More Summary
BlackBerry patent points to new BB10 phone with a hybrid Torch and Z10 style.
The BlackBerry Q10 has yet to be released in North America, but it looks like a new patent awarded to BlackBerry may very well hint at a new BlackBerry 10 device. We’ve already seen the touchscreen-based BlackBerry Z10, the QWERTY-keyboard equipped BlackBerry Q10, but a new patent awarded to BlackBerry might hint at a new slider phone. Show More Summary
Could BlackBerry be prepping a return to slider form for future BB10 hardware? From the looks of this recently awarded design patent, we'd be willing to wager the Waterloo-based outfit's seriously considering it. The USPTO doc, initially...Show More Summary
From the March 22, 2013 Amazon Associates Earnings Report: Bikemate Slim Case 3 for iPhone 5, 4S, 4, 3GS, 3G, BlackBerry Torch, HTC EVO, HTC Inspire 4G, HTC Sensation, Droid X, Droid Incredible, Droid 2, Droid 3, Samsung EPIC, Galaxy S II, Galaxy S III by Satechi (Earnings to the Althouse blog = $2.40) ... Show More Summary
Claims relate to BlackBerry Bold, Torch, and the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, among other RIM products.
We're not sure what to really make of this but the BlackBerry 9810 has been discontinued by Wireless Express, one of the largest distributors of Rogers wireless devices in Canada. The 9810 is the upgrade to the Torch and runs OS 7, making it a relatively new device and an odd choice of device to discontinue.
Remember those stories about BlackBerry maker RIM working on what they internally referred to as an "Apple Killer"? Remember how that turned out for them with the BlackBerry Storm and BlackBerry Torch? Well, it turns out everyone has Verizon and AT&T to thank for that. Shocking, right?
Granted, will.i.am is quite the technophile. He routinely records lyrics and melodies into his BlackBerry (he’s also a paid spokesperson for the company) and edits them on his iMac. But that’s still no excuse.
Research In Motion was hit with a lawsuit by NXP, which alleges that RIM's BlackBerry Torch, Curve, and Bold smartphones infringe on six of its patents. NXP wants sales of the devices halted, and compensatory and triple damages. It's not immediately clear to which technologies the patents pertain.
T-Mobile USA has begun delivering BlackBerry OS 7.1 to the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Torch 9810. The system update adds a significant number of new features, including Wi-Fi calling, mobile hotspot and USB tethering, the Commercial Mobile Alert System, BlackBerry Music, Bing Search, and BlackBerry Device Analyzer. Show More Summary
BlackBerry Bold 9790, BlackBerry Curve 9380, BlackBerry Torch 9810, BlackBerry Torch 9860 and Pure White BlackBerry Bold 9900 available in stores January 13 Manila, the Philippines - Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM)Show More Summary
An early peek at BlackBerry OS 7.1 revealed that RIM's handsets would finally be getting mobile hotspot capabilities. Now you can download the leaked update yourself and start sharing your Torch 9810's data connection. Of course, itShow More Summary
The BlackBerry Playbook is a great little device, let down by RIM’s inability to understand what it is that consumers want from a tablet (like web email and app variety). At least RIM does understand enterprise grade smartphones, which makes the Optus deal of a Torch 9860 with bonus Playbook well worth a second look. Show More Summary
If you’re a BlackBerry user tempted to upgrade, this new bundle from Optus might appeal: the Torch 9860 with the PlayBook thrown in on a $49 (or greater) monthly plan. Optus isn’t the first carrier with this kind of deal, as Vodafone has had a similar offering combining the PlayBook with the since the tablet first launched in Australia. Show More Summary
Cincinnati Bell today announced the availability of the BlackBerry 9810 Torch. It can be purchased from Cincinnati Bell's web site for $199.99 with a new contract.
After I first heard that RIM was making another attempt at a full touchscreen device I got excited but then remembered that Blackberry fans felt let down with the launch with the storm, then the storm 2. Those devices definitely left a sour taste in my mouth when it comes to RIM making a full touchscreen device. Show More Summary
Recently, RIM invited some media to check out the BlackBerry Curve 9380; the device we call the Curve Touch. This device is a lot like the Torch 9860 (what we call the Storm 3), except it's much smaller and we believe it will be at a cheaper price point. Show More Summary