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Blackberry BIS Down

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UPDATE: As of 2:30 PM ET Blackberry BIS is starting to return to normal.  Blackberry has isolated the issue and are working hard to return email to all users, so it should be better soon.  Meanwhile, how is that brick breaker high score going? It appears that Blackberry’s BIS email is down for most carriers throughout the US and even in Canada.  No word on when the outage occurred, or when it will be fixed, but be … [read full article]

Blackberry Internet Down

BIS Outage!

There is just no end to the faults of technology, but we can’t live without it now, right?  Well, anyways, more outages are occurring, but this time in a global fashion.  It appears that Blackberry’s Internet Service (BIS) is down around the globe and isn’t localized to a specific carrier.  For those of you with shiny 9700s, I am truly sorry, you will just need to hang tight and wait to fully experience it.  Leave … [read full article]

Walmat Offering $100 Gift Card With Blackberry Purchases?

This comes courtesy of the boys at Gizmodo who report Walmart as giving away a $100 gift card with the purchase of a shiny new Blackberry purchase. Taking place during the week of November 14th, that’s now for the  Gregorian calendar challenged. Giz reports you can take advantage of this in store and online and while I refuse to enter the Walmart located nearest my house, a little poking around Walmart’s wireless website didn’t find this offer. … [read full article]

Free BlackBerry With New Activation

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Ever really really really wanted a BlackBerry or maybe you don’t want to experience another Sidekick Outage and are looking for another smartphone? Well, now is the perfect time! T-Mobile is offering any style BlackBerry device for free (Yes, that includes the 8900). New customers willing to sign a 2-year contract with T-Mobile can take advantage of this spectacular offer! The best part is there are NO REBATES. Hooray! Here are the details: 1. Call T-Mobile … [read full article]

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]