Archive for December, 2006

BlackBerryCool Holiday Update

Dec 22, 2006: 

Morning, folks. I’m not going to play dumb - the office Christmas party was last night, and I may have done my fair share (or a lot more than my fair share) of partaking. But I’m here, water in one hand, mouse in the other, and we’re ready for another hard hitting day […]

BBCool How To: Applying a skin

Dec 21, 2006: 

We’ve got a bunch of BlackBerry 8700’s floating around the office, and I wanted to set mine apart from the rest. The BBCool team has put together a brief how-to video on applying a skin to your device to make you the coolest guy in the office moderately geeky. I’m not going to […]

RIM announces preliminary 3Q results

Dec 21, 2006: 

Today marks the day RIM steps up to announce their preliminary results for the third quarter, ending December 2nd. We’ll go over this more thoroughly soon enough, but for now, check the official press release. Mr. Balsillie should be sporting a smile right about now.

Revenue for the third quarter of fiscal 2007 was […]

Canadians invent BlackBerry gloves

Dec 21, 2006: 

File this under possible blessing in disguise. A group out of Montreal have put together a pair of gloves for all of us tech-loving Canadians (or you know, other cold-dwelling folk) who love our tech so much we use it in blistering cold temperatures. They’re not misleading with the name at all - […]

Reseach In Motion “Worst Stock for 2007″

Dec 21, 2006: 

Don’t shoot the messenger! The Motley Fool has noted Reseach In Motion (RIMM on the market) as the “worst stock for 2007″. Don’t go shelling out your shares just yet, the article then goes on to say that the stock will outperform both Nokia and Microsoft in the next five years. What […]

Top 7 mobile and wireless trends for ‘07

Dec 21, 2006: 

Year-end lists have been surfacing since early November citing the best records, best movies, and best whatevers for 2006. Computer World’s one-upped year-end lists and looks forward with their article “Top 7 Mobile and Wireless Trends for 2007″ - excited? The article starts right by calling the Pearl a “competent smartphone” and then […]

Taiwan Mobile announce BlackBerry fees

Dec 21, 2006: 

On Monday, we let you know that Taiwan is finally being set up with BlackBerry handhelds. Today, we’re able to let you know about the fees that go along with said handhelds from Taiwan Mobile (TWM). TWM is rolling out the BlackBerry 7290 and 8700g devices for NT$7,990 (US$245) and NT$12,990. On […]

Vodafone helps BlackBerry users navigate

Dec 21, 2006: 

It’s nice when you know that the big guys are looking out for you. Vodafone Germany have stepped up and introduced a navigation system for their BlackBerry handhelds. According to MarketWatch, the nav system will will provide information for car drivers, bikers and pedestrians - anyone that’s sporting a Vodafone BlackBerry in Germany.

“The […]

Balsillie’s bid not done yet

Dec 21, 2006: 

Listen, Jim. If you’re going to do it, please just do it. This is getting confusing. According to reports, Jim Balsillie hasn’t completely shyed away from purchasing the Pittsburgh Penguins. Balsillie, as you well know, initiated his plans to purchase the Pens back in October, then pulled out abrubptly this past […]