Archive for November, 2006

Pearl plays great game of peek-a-boo

Nov 29, 2006: 

I’m not making too good on my promise, but unfortunately, it’s necessary to speak up on Cingular’s Pearl woes again. Yesterday we let you know that a pre-order link had surfaced on Cingular’s Premier service. Well, according to numerous emails and even someone in a Cingular live help session have let it be […]

02 refreshes handheld software

Nov 29, 2006: 

Quick note as a result of an even quicker one from one of our readers. We’ve got Jim to thank for pointing us to some “refreshed” BlackBerry handheld software that 02 has just released over in the UK. Jim notes that 02’s site now lists the software for the 8707g and the Pearl […]

ThoughtPiece: Apple & BlackBerry - Great minds think alike

Nov 29, 2006: 

It’s Wednesday, that means that our ringer of a contributor has corresponded once again and we can bring you another ThoughtPiece. This week, Thought looks into the Apple and BlackBerry methods of moving forward in the wireless world. Does one edge out the other? Read on. Thanks, Thought.

Warehouse hands out $99 Pearl

Nov 28, 2006: 

Consider this the fine print. Russ points us to this little tidbit - thank you, sir. For Canadian residents, there’s a warehouse sale going down at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. GetConnected.ca, on select dates and times (find those after the jump), will have the Pearl for a mere $99 after you […]

Powerstick charges up BlackBerry

Nov 28, 2006: 

It’ll take all of my might to avoid any phallicies in this post. Canada’s Ecosol has put together the powerstick - a portable charger that, wait for it - can fully charge your BlackBerry. Gizmodo’s got a great piece on your new favourite accessory up today.
This little beast only takes about […]

BlackBerry patent marks calendars wirelessly

Nov 28, 2006: 

Two patents in the past two days - RIM really is working hard. Yesterday we were talking keypads, today we’re looking at calendars. A new patent coming from RIM out of the USPTO offices has recurring events from your calendar being sent wirelessly. So this patent takes those routine-type meetings, the recurring […]

LumberCell launched in the woods

Nov 28, 2006: 

It’s not everyday you get to say “timber” at work, a joy America’s lumberjacks probably take for granted. Well, now they’ve got the best of all world’s as LumberCell has been rolled out on the BlackBerry by Unique Data Solutions. According to the release, LumberCell is the “coolest, must-have solution for the vibrant, […]

Pearl sets sail in Australia

Nov 28, 2006: 

Thankfully, mums not the word this time. A great article featured on iTWire down under talks about the Pearl’s release today in Australia. The piece gives a great rundown on the Pearl’s place in the Aussie market and lends some carrier information, noting that Vodaphone’s the only current carrier publicly carrying the phone […]

PocketExpress scores with sports

Nov 28, 2006: 

Those busy-bodies over at Handmark have done it again, apparently. All users on PocketExpress can now access live sports scores directly from their device in, get this, real time. As the release says, no matter if it’s during a time-out, between innings, the dismal rally-cap times, you can keep checking in on your […]