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Blackberry 9700 AKA Bold 2 Announcement Coming October 21st

While this is not the announcement most of you are waiting patiently for, it’s good news all the same. T-Mobile, along with AT&T, will formally announce the Blackberry Bold 2 (9700) on October 21st.  Despite the fact that the announcement date most likely will not coincide with a release date, we doubt you’ll be waiting long. We’re still calling for a November 4th/11th launch of this, T-Mobile’s first 3G Blackberry. Engadget

BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Released

RIM (Research In Motion) is right on schedule with the release of the BBM (BlackBerry Messenger) 5.0. BBM 5.0 is now officially available in BlackBerry App World, or you can visit blackberry.com/blackberrymessenger from your BlackBerry’s Web Browser to download without the App World for devices running OS 4.5 and higher. Here are some the goodies BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 includes: Avatars can be easily set up and then populated from BlackBerry Contacts Group Functionality – allows groups of friends, family and … [read full article]

BlackBerry Messenger 5.0 Releasing October 7th

Do you know what would go nicely with a new BlackBerry 9700? Probably not, so I’ll tell you: it’s the new BlackBerry Messenger 5.0! BlackBerry Messenger (a.k.a “BBM”) 5.0 is expected to release October 7th. The guys over at CrackBerry recieved an email today from one of their tipsters giving a nice overview and expected release date for the new version.  I’m sure this will make a large amount of you BlackBerry owners (including myself) very happy. … [read full article]

Wi-Fi Calling For Blackberries

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Soon, T-Mobile will be set up to allow corporate customers who use Blackberries to make calls over their office Wi-Fi connections without using up cell plan minutes (hey, this sounds familiar).  Then, as a neat trick, the call will be automatically switched to T-Mobiles network after said Blackberry user is outside of their Wi-Fi network’s range.  T-Mobile “will charge a flat monthly fee on top of cellular rates,” all in an effort to persuade business customers … [read full article]

Blackberry Driftwood "Confirmed" For T-mobile In September

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While this isn’t the first time we’ve gotten wind of a Blackberry codenamed “Driftwood,”  our friends at Boygenius are running with two “sources” who are “confirming” this device for T-mobile in September. Hopefully, rumored to be the first 3G Blackberry device, this should hopefully introduce a little more excitement than the Gemini and its lacking feature set. Rumored specs include the much appreciated 3G, 3.2 megapixel camera, wi-fi with UMA, optical trackpad and GPS. While … [read full article]