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BlackBerry World Wireless Achievement Awards


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RIM set up a voting site for the Wireless Achievement Awards at BlackBerry World and there 3 apps to vote on. The Achievement Awards are a little suspect as there are only 3 apps in the finals and they’re all developed by large enterprise organizations. In any case, if you’re a fan of any of these apps, you can head over and vote. The voting site closes 5:00pm EST on Tuesday May 3rd.

BlackBerry World Mobile Conference Guide Now Available for Download


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The BlackBerry World Mobile Conference Guide is available and this year it was developed by The Active Network, Inc.. The company doesn’t seem to have any other apps in App World, at least under that vendor account, but the company’s website shows a lot of experience with big brands and events.
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The BlackBerry Bold Touch Caught on Video


YouTube Link

The Bold Touch looks like a really slick form factor with a Bold 9000 style keyboard but much thinner and modern looking. The above is a short video of the device that gives just a brief look at the homescreen and the About screen. There doesn’t seem to be anything all that new in 6.1 from a user perspective that we can see in this video, and from what we’re hearing OS 6.1 sounds like a lot of API and developer-side improvements. In any case, we’ll learn much more come BlackBerry World when the announcements are set to drop.

Tutorial Videos for Touch Monaco and Bold Show Basic Features


BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 Making Call

It’s cool to see these tutorial videos because it confirms the hardware and tells us we’re that much closer to a launch date. We’re expecting these devices to get announced at BlackBerry World, because they’ll probably go on sale some time in the summer before the Developer Conference.

If both the Bold Touch and the Monaco hit the market at around the same time, which would you buy?

Also, we should have interviewed Lisa Perry for April Fool’s Day as she appears in every single official BlackBerry video and screenshot.
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BlackBerry World Session Catalog Now Live


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The BlackBerry World Session Catalog is now live and it looks like this conference, despite the rebrand, is still very much geared towards large enterprise. This makes sense as RIM will likely save the more consumer-level news and sessions for the BlackBerry Developer Conference, which is conveniently located in San Francisco. This year’s conference is focused on business, IT, and development needs, as well as the tablet’s impact on the office of tomorrow.
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BlackBerry World Conference in Orlando Now Open for Registration


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The BlackBerry World 2011 conference is being help from May 3rd to the 5th in Orlando, Florida. Attendees can register now until February 25th at the early bird rate and save $400 off the full conference pass ($2,199 USD). Also as a new offer this year, attendees that can’t make it for all three days can register for a one-day pass ($599 USD) for Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

With the PlayBook expected to launch before BlackBerry World, attendees will be able to get some quality hands-on with the tablet in its finished state. Register for the conference at this link.