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BlackBerry Developer Conferences Held Globally: San Fran, Bangkok and Amsterdam


This year, the BlackBerry Developer Conference is going global with events being held in San Francisco, Bangkok and Amsterdam. Bangkok is an interesting choice because we would have expected Indonesia, but it’s probably a better place to meet in terms of cost and airport travel. Amsterdam has become an alternative, indie developer scene in recent years with the launch of a conference called Appsterdam. RIM is looking to capitalize and this and attract more devs to the platform. Read on for more details about these events.
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RIM Announces the BlackBerry Curve 3G in Thailand


blackberry curve 3g

The BlackBerry Curve 3G is coming to Thailand and in the press release, RIM says it’s “BlackBerry 6 ready”. This could mean either it ships with 6 or they’re just saying it can be upgraded when BlackBerry 6 is available. The Curve 3G from Telus ships with OS 5 so it’s more likely that the latter is true.

The new BlackBerry Curve 3G is expected to be available in Thailand in September.

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BlackBerry Bold launches in Thailand via True Move


BlackBerry Bold

The BlackBerry Bold continues its slow march towards launch domination across the world today, as True Move today jointly announced with RIM the launch of the BlackBerry Bold in Thailand.

“The BlackBerry Bold will enable our customers to stay efficiently connected with their professional and personal lives,” said Mr. Supoj Mahapan Group General Manager, International Services Business . “We are very excited to be building on our strong relationship with RIM to introduce the best-in-class BlackBerry Bold smartphone in Thailand.”

Priced at 28,900 Baht (cheaper than AIS’ BlackBerry Bold pricing), the BlackBerry Bold is now available at True Move stores across Thailand. You can read our exhaustive BlackBerry Bold review below, or learn more from True Move directly.

The Ultimate BlackBerry Bold Review (with full device specs)

BlackBerry Bold launches in Thailand


BlackBerry Bold

AIS and Research In Motion jointly today announced the launch of the BlackBerry Bold in Thailand today. From the sound of it, they’re pretty excited:

“The BlackBerry Bold exudes quality in everything, from its localized keyboard and stunning display to its premium phone performance and breadth of functionality,” said Mr.Somchai Lertsuttiwong, Executive Vice President – Marketing, AIS. “It provides an outstanding mobile communications and multimedia experience and we are pleased to launch the BlackBerry Bold smartphone with RIM in Thailand.”

AIS is pricing the BlackBerry Bold at 32,900 Baht. For more information, head to www.ais.co.th. Make sure to also check out our thorough BlackBerry Bold review below.

The Ultimate BlackBerry Bold Review (with full device specs)


Thailand gets Wi-Fi Curve


TrueMoveJust after Singapore’s BlackBerry 8320 release, RIM issues an announcement of the same device just around the proverbial block. Thai carrier True Move is now packing the Wi-Fi Curve, but no word on price from their online catalogue. It’s safe to assume the device will be making more rounds in the neighbourhood soon.