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BlackBerry OS for the Bold and Curve 8900


Ronen over at BerryReview got a tip about the latest download links for OS Make sure to get them fast as they tend to get ripped from Rapidshare fast.

The standard caveat applies: if you don’t know what you’re doing, stay away from these leaked OS versions. Back up your device too.

If these get ripped, we would appreciate posting a mirror link. Also, let us know if you find any bugs or this negatively affects your device.

Download OS for the Bold.

Download OS for the Curve 8900.

BlackBerry Bold 9700 versus the BlackBerry Bold 9000



With the BlackBerry Bold 9700 now official, we can take a look at the known specs for the device. Overall, things are to be expected. The device takes everything that the 9000 had, and improves on it. The easiest way to understand the Bold 9700, is to see how it compares to its predecessor.

Click through for a comparison of the BlackBerry Bold 9700 versus the Bold 9000

WunderRadio available for the BlackBerry Curve and Bold tomorrow


WunderRadio is a streaming radio application that, originally for iPhone, will be available on BlackBerry App World tomorrow.

WunderRadio contains over 50,000 global live Internet radio streams provided by RadioTime. There are a variety of ways to experience this content, such as searching the over 400 genres. This application is great for listening to local content as well. With the RadioTime Guide, users can automatically detect what is airing on their local stations. You can also connect with an on-air DJ, while streaming your favorite station. Another local and interesting feature, is the ability to listen to police and emergency radio bands on WunderRadio.

WunderRadio does a great job of bringing together the best of radio, and the best of mobile technologies to deliver content. When it launches tomorrow, the app will cost $9.99, while offering users a 10 day free trial as well.

BlackBerry OS 5 download for the Bold, 8900, Tour, 8520 and Storm


Now that the new BlackBerry Messenger is out, it’s worth taking the time to put some BlackBerry OS 5 downloads in one spot. Many of the leaked versions of OS 5 have been missing the new BBM, but now that it’s released, you may want to get OS 5 for your device and have the whole package.

Keep in mind these are leaked OS links and the official version is much safer for your BlackBerry. We’re putting these links here so you can preview what will soon be officially released for your device. The official release of OS 5 features:

  • More responsive experience and includes usability and visual enhancements such as inertial scrolling, spin boxes that make it easier to set dates and times, gradient shading on buttons and more use of animation.
  • Typing accuracy and selection have been significantly refined.
  • BlackBerry Browser improved with faster JavaScript and CSS processing as well as support for Gears and BlackBerry Widgets

Customers running BlackBerry Enterprise Server 5 will gain the ability to:

  • Set follow-up Flags on the handset like they can in Microsoft® Office Outlook®
  • Manage Microsoft Exchange email folders (Add, Rename, Move, Delete) on the handset
  • Access remote files shares (Windows Shares); Save, View, Edit, and Email documents from remote file shares
  • Forward appointments and view calendar attachments on the handset
  • Benefit from wireless sync improvements for Contacts, including sync for multiple contact folders, personal Distribution Lists and contacts in Public/Shared folders

Click through for download links for some of the latest devices

7digital launches their MP3 download service for BlackBerry


7Digital have officially announced the launch of their BlackBerry app with access to over 7 million MP3s. The app allows users to download music over GPRS/EDGE/3G or WiFi, and build a library of DRM-free MP3s on their BlackBerry.

The app, developed in partnership with DevelopIQ, will also let users access purchased tracks on 7digital.com via the built-in digital locker. You will be able to listen to the tracks from an integrated media player, as well as stream them to your car or home via Bluetooth.

The 7digital app is available for the Bold, Curve 8900, Tour, 8520 and Storm.

Download the 7digital app from App World or directly from www.7digital.com/bb.

The BlackBerry solution launches in Saudi Arabia



RIM, in partnership with Zain Saudi Arabia and Alcatel-Lucent, have launched the BlackBerry solution in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Alcatel-Lucent is leveraging its strong local presence in the region to provide Zain Saudi Arabia with the project management, end-to-end implementation, installation, commissioning and on-going support for delivering the BlackBerry solution to the Saudi market. With Alcatel-Lucent managing integration and deployment, Zain Saudi Arabia can focus on managing subscribers and providing adequate customer care.

When the program launches, Zain will be offering its customers the BlackBerry Curve 8900, BlackBerry Bold 9000, BlackBerry Pearl 8120 and BlackBerry Pearl Flip 8220. Customers will also have access to BES and BIS.

Hopefully Saudi Arabia will also be able to get their hands on some of the latest devices that will be launching this fall in North America.