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T-Mobile Shows Blackberry OS Usage Declining

This will hardly come as a shock or surprise to pretty much anyone who has watched the mobile industry over the past two years or so showing Blackberry in decline. This chart looks to be pretty much on the ball with all the recent reports offering the Android platform as “the” platform right, the other major platforms seem to be declining. Even Apple is offered a declining platform in next few years and we’re … [read full article]

Blackberry 6 Says Hello On A New Video

Blackberry still holds a special place in my metaphorical “heart” for the joys I have experienced over the years using their devices. While they still remain the smart phone leader in the US, the future of that tenure is up in the air as Android continues its meteoric rise and iPhone 4 sells out just about everywhere. While we doubt the folks in Waterloo are sitting on their laurels, it does seem as though they haven’t been … [read full article]

T-Mobile’s Trackball Replacement Program Delayed

It looks like there has been a change of plans regarding the trackball replacement program T-Mobile was set to launch February 15th. Due to some changes that will be included with the trackball replacement kits, training for the T-Mobile Retail store representatives has been suspended. RIM is in the process of updating procedures and screenshots for the new tool. Training for T-Mobile Retail Store reps is scheduled to resume on February 8th. So instead of the … [read full article]

The BB 8900 Is Old News

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It is always a sad day when a popular phone is killed off, and it appears that RIMs Blackberry 8900 is the next phone to be discontinued.  T-Mobile has said that the 8900 has “reached the end of it’s life cycle.”  Well, that was blunt of them.  Let’s just look towards the future, and hope for an 8910 in the future, a Pearl 9100 wouldn’t be bad either.  Honestly, I think this is RIMs … [read full article]

T-Mobile Launching Trackball Replacement Program

Here some good news for those of you still rockin’ a BlackBerry…old skool yo. Beginning February 15th, BlackBerry Pearl 8100/8120 and BlackBerry Curve 8320 customers that are experiencing issues with the trackball, will have the option to visit a T-Mobile Retail Store and have their trackball replaced for FREE (No, you aren’t seeing things, at least this time around). The handset must be an 8100/8120 or 8320 purchased from T-Mobile. How kind of T-Mobile! This … [read full article]

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]