Big announcement by RIM yesterday. The latest OS looks like it’d be faster than version 6 (thank God). Good thing they revamped the Facebook app too. And free Premium version of Documents To Go bundled!
Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) today announced plans to launch 5 new BlackBerry® smartphones based on the BlackBerry® 7 Operating System (OS). RIM, inconjunction with carriers and distribution partners around the world, is rolling out two new BlackBerry® Bold™ models and three new BlackBerry® Torch™ models, all running the powerful new BlackBerry® 7 OS.
The launch of this family of handsets will be RIM’s largest global launch ever and more than 225 carriers and distribution partners have already commenced or completed over 500 certification programmes for these 5 new handsets.
Featuring RIM’s next generation of hardware and software platforms, these five new BlackBerry 7 based smartphones offer users a variety of designs to choose from and deliver the ultimate in communications, multimedia and productivity.
Tags: 7 OS, blackberry, Research In Motion, RIM
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked this question.
In sooth, I love my Blackberry Curve and I sold my iPhone 3G on the 1st day I got it.
However, I just bought the iPod Touch 2nd Gen.
ZDnet does a much better job helping you decide here
(Posting from Indianapolis)
Tags: 2nd generation, 3G, blackberry, curve, iphone, iPod Touch, Storm
Saw this on Blackberry geeks, thought it was pretty interesting since I’m now quite a fan of the Blackberry and the Blackberry Bold will likely be a BIG hit. As you are reading this, this geek is on a flight to a couple of states in the US and then to Osaka Japan. I believe I can’t use my Blackberry Curve in Japan though! And yes, I’ll be totally missing the F1 in Singapore
Does your company use BlackBerry devices for its workforce? If not, then you might be wondering why. Further, you might be looking for ways to convince your boss that going BlackBerry is a good business decision. That’s where we come in.
We’ve heard from a number of workers who think that a BlackBerry could make for better business. The problem is finding a way to show the boss that it would be a quality investment. So we’ve cooked up eight reasons your boss should get your company BlackBerry devices. If you have any more to add, leave a comment.
1. It makes them more productive
You want a productive workforce, right? Sure. We all do. When you get more done, typically that means better performance, which translates into more money. So what would you think if I told you that BlackBerry users can turn an hour of downtime every day into production? That’s the deal, according to Read more…
Tags: blackberry, bold, curve, productivity