Today brings about a few notable price changes to the Magenta lineup as perhaps they begin to make room for the next generation of devices that will start arriving over the Summer. The Blackberry Curve 8520 drops to $49.99 with a $50 mail in rebate making it $0.00 net cost with a 2 year contract. The LG Optimus T drops to $89.99 before a $50.00 mail in rebate bringing the net … [read full article]
For those of you still rockin’ an old BlackBerry Curve 8900 or Curve 8520, good news! Today, Magenta has officially released BlackBerry OS 188.8.131.522 for both devices. The OS Upgrade is available online for download on T-Mobile’s site here. Honestly, I never thought I’d see another OS upgrade for the BlackBerry Curve 8900 but heck, better late than never right? Now all we need is OS 6.0 for the BlackBerry Bold … [read full article]
If you may recall, earlier this month we were tipped by our sources that Magenta would be dropping the BlackBerry Curve 8520 in a “pink-like” color. Well, as it turns out, the color is actually fuchsia red (close enough). T-Mobile is scheduled to launch the Curve 8520 in the new fuchsia red color on May 19th. If you’re on a budget and are a true crackberry addict, mark your calendars for May 19th. Just a … [read full article]
In a case of better late that never, some of T-Mobile’s older BlackBerry devices will be receiving an update to install BlackBerry Messenger to their phones. This update is for those running the 4.5 software and have either the Blackberry Pearl 8120, Curve 8320, Curve 8520 or Curve 8900. Of course, if you already have BlackBerry Messenger, this doesn’t concern. Keep a lookout and leave your thoughts in the comments!
While today and for the near future will be fixated on Project Black, that doesn’t mean there aren’t other happenings in the T-Mobile world. With that in mind, T-Mobile launched the White Blackberry 8520 yesterday–the very same model as the current Black 8520, only in white. If you are looking to dip your feet into the Smartphone world without completely diving in, the Blackberry 8520 is a perfect place to start. Irrationally priced at $129.99 … [read full article]
While some of you are more excited about the Cliq than others, there seems to be a all sorts of numbers, dates and speculation regarding its release. While we have information that supports a pre-order date of October 19th, Boy Genius has information to the contrary. Their source tells them that the Cliq will be available in the early weeks of October (which lines up with the September 22nd pre-order date that Orange … [read full article]
Perhaps I just have an affinity for white phones as I feel white just looks sleeker and more streamlined. I know others will believe black offers the very same effect but hey, I’m writing this! While the retail release date seems to be missing, the Black 8520 dropped on the same day as Walmart so we’ll just hope for the same luck this time around. Of course, Walmart was also offering this introductory Blackberry at $48.88, a … [read full article]