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RIM Launches the BlackBerry Curve 9315 With Dedicated BBM Button

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If there was any doubt that RIM would be supporting OS 7, it should help to know that even less than a month away from announcing BB10, RIM is still launching OS 7 devices. The BlackBerry 9315 is unique in that it’s incredibly affordable and comes with a dedicated BBM key. It looks like a device that would be popular in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, but it’s coming to T-Mobile USA. More details after the jump.
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BlackBerry Curve 3G Coming to T-Mobile September 8th

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The BlackBerry Curve 3G will be hitting T-Mobile stores on September 8th for $79.99 on a two year contract. The device is a slight upgrade to the successful Curve series and is intended to target new smartphone users, or seasoned BlackBerry users who are die-hard fans of the Curve series. This device doesn’t use any “new” hardware and RIM seems to have chosen specs that will drive down the price as much as possible.

Do you think $79.99 on a 2-year is cheap enough to merit a slight Curve upgrade?

Video of the 3G BlackBerry Curve 9300 Kepler with T-Mobile Branding

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Video of the BlackBerry Curve 9300 has surfaced and it’s T-Mobile branded. The device is still in the engineering phase but it looks like it will be hitting the market relatively soon. The Curve 9300 “Kepler” is a 3G Curve BlackBerry that is rumored to also hit CDMA carriers. Overall, it looks like a solid device, taking elements of the 8900 Curve with the silver bezel, and the rubberized keys and trackpad from the 8500 series. The combination will definitely make a lot of users happy. Video of the device after the break.
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Unsupported BlackBerry Storm and Tours on T-Mobile Losing Service

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A lot of users are reporting that their BlackBerry Storm and Tours are no longer running on the T-Mobile network, and some have asked us to republish this story. Currently, T-Mobile does not support the Storm or Tour, but some users are running unlocked devices on the network. While many users are suggesting this is an attempt to lock out unsupported devices on the network, the real reason is probably much more simple. What likely happened is that the service books that allow certain devices to run on the T-Mobile network were updated improperly, killing a subset of devices. Stay tuned because they’ll like solve this issue shortly.

Official OS 5.0.0.586 for the Bold 9700 from T-Mobile

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There have been a lot of leaked OS updates lately but it’s always best to grab the official OS updates as they’ve been through carrier quality assurance. T-Mobile have released OS 5.0.0.586 for the Bold 9700, which tends to get the lion’s share of the OS updates these days. If you haven’t updated your device, now seems like a good time to do so.

Download the official OS 5.0.0.586 from T-Mobile.

This Day in BlackBerry: What Was Hot Today for the Past 5 Years

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BlackBerryCool is the longest running BlackBerry blog on the Internet. The site’s content dates back to January 2005 and a lot has changed in the past 5 years. Lets take a look at what sort of news was making headlines this day of March 29th, for the past 5 years.
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