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Blackberry Z10 Shown In Seven Minute Walkthrough Video

The clock is ticking away till January 30th and the official unveiling of Blackberry 10 to the world. One of the anticipated handsets launching that same day is the Z10, better known as the “Lisbon” and coming to T-Mobile in March. German site Telekom Presse has posted a seven minute walk-through video showing off Blackberry’s upcoming 10 software in great detail. Included with the video is a new set of possible specs, including a 4.2″ … [read full article]

T-Mobile Roadmap Includes Blackberry 10, “Value Plan Only” Launch Dates

Say hello to T-Mobile’s newest roadmap and while it devices launches are always a little thin at the beginning of the year, there are a few notable aspects to this image. The first is the March 27th launch of the “Blackberry Lisbon,” better known as an upcoming Blackberry 10 device. On the heels of T-Mobile confirming their intent to carry Blackberry’s upcoming new OS comes this roadmap and a determination of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Confirms Blackberry 10 Availability In The Future

As we count down the days till Blackberry’s late January showcase, T-Mobile CEO John Legere confirmed to Reuters that his company will carry Blackberry 10 products. “We’re extremely optimistic that it’s going to be a successful product and our business customers are extremely interested in it,” Chief Executive John Legere said. T-Mobile was joined by AT&T and Verizon in announcing their intent to carry BB10 products. For its part, RIM says we … [read full article]

T-Mobile And RIM Introduce The Blackberry Curve 9315

The Blackberry Curve 9315 won’t do much to excite Blackberry owners eagerly awaiting the release of Blackberry 10, but it might please…someone. T-Mobile and RIM announce the most affordable Blackberry on T-Mobile’s network for just $49.99 out of pocket on a Value Plan with 20 equally $10 monthly installments and a two-year agreement. The Curve 9315 features Blackberry 7.1 and a 3.2 megapixel camera and will be available for an exclusive … [read full article]

New T-Mobile Blackberry MyAccount App Hints At Blackberry 10 Support

If there was ever any question whether T-Mobile would support RIM’s upcoming “10″ OS, let the introduction of a new MyAccount app in Blackberry App World put any debate to rest. This new version of T-Mobile’s account management app was added this past Wednesday and requires “Tablet: 10.0.0 or higher.” RIM has gone on record as saying they have Blackberry 10 already in the hands of at least 50 carriers around the … [read full article]

(Updated) New T-Mobile Roadmap Shows Possible Release Dates For Windows Phone 8X, LG Optimus L9

With T-Mobile’s pre-holiday smartphone lineup pretty well-known at this point, all that;s left to discover are actual release dates. Well, we’re back with another look at T-Mobile’s upcoming roadmap and a few anticipated devices are visibly marked including the LG Optimus L9, and the HTC Windows Phone 8X. Absent is the Galaxy Note II, but that’s not surprising, nor alarming given that it’s a flagship device and may not be on … [read full article]

Charting Carrier Activations By Operating System, How Did T-Mobile Do?

There’s little argument that Android is overwhelmingly the OS of choice on T-Mobile’s network, but what else is running on the network and how much of it? A new study from Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) recently surveyed consumers who activated smartphones between June and August 2012. It’s hard to nail down exact percentages using the provided image, but you can get a pretty good idea that the overwhelming majority of T-Mobile customers … [read full article]

Windows Phone To Overtake Blackberry Marketshare In November?

Oh, how the mighty Blackberry has fallen as Windows Phone prepares to overtake Blackberry’s third place market share position in November of 2012. It’s not terribly surprising given Blackberry’s stale OS and lack of exciting new products, not to mention delay after delay for their upcoming Blackberry 10 platform. While Windows Phone has yet to take off in ways Microsoft would have hoped or truly capitalize on Blackberry’s fall from grace, it’s still … [read full article]

IDC: Android Accounts For Sixty-Eight Percent Of Smartphones Shipped In Second Quarter

According to the latest report from the IDC, Android and iOS now account for more than 85 percent of the 152 million smartphones shipped in the second quarter of 2012. More important is the 68.1 percent of all smartphones shipping running the Android platform. That number is up from 46.9% in the second quarter of 2011, with iOS now sitting at 16.9%. With many smartphone owners waiting for the next-generation iPhone, iOS saw … [read full article]

Android Marketshare Declines In Second Quarter As Apple Jumps

While Android continues to dominate the US smartphone market, its grip slipped a little in the second quarter of 2012 as it dropped below 60% marketshare. Android’s drop to 56.3% of all smartphones in the US was noticeably different from the 10% jump Apple’s iOS platform posted, up to 33.2%, up from 23.2% in the second quarter of 2011. Neil Mawston, Executive Director at Strategy Analytics said: “We estimate Android shipped 13.4 million … [read full article]