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BlackBerry Z10 smartphone review

on Monday, April 15th, 2013
Posted in: Reviews, Wireless

To be honest, I can’t remember the last BlackBerry device that I reviewed. It’s been many years ago and they’ve been off my radar until recently. The announcement of the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone caught my eye because of the phone’s good looks. But can this smartphone run with the iOS and Android big dogs, or Read More…

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PowerSkin announces battery case for the BlackBerry Z10

on Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Just as the title says, the PowerSkin for BlackBerry Z10 is available now from PowerSkin.  The one-piece shockproof, anti-dust silicone skin protects your Z10, and it contains a 1500mAh rechargeable battery that gives your smart phone up to 60% more talk or standby time.  It weighs only 3 ounces and measures 5.39″ X 2.89″ X 0.79″. Read More…

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Alternative Future Blackberry?

By: Adam Scinto
on Sunday, September 11th, 2011
Posted in: News

Looking like a cross between an Atari 800XL and a Blackberry 9900, this device was spotted over on CrackBerry.com forums. It seems a site called MaxPDA.com posted a bunch of pictures of this device, and nobody seems to know if this is a prototype, a one-off copy, or ( hopefully not, in my humble opinion Read More…

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Tired of tiny keyboards and thumb taps? Use an APEN

By: Ken Schoenberg
on Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Whether it’s my mobile phone or tablet it seems I’m always looking for new ways to make text input easier and faster. I already own a slew of Bluetooth keyboards, different on-screen Android keyboards, voice input, and somewhere I have a weird stylus that feels like I’m writing with a Slim Jim. The folks at Read More…

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RIM’s new Blackberry lineup

on Wednesday, August 17th, 2011
Posted in: News

In a few weeks, carriers will start rolling out RIM’s new Blackberry lineup which includes the Torch 9810, Bold 9900/9930, and the Torch 9850/9860.  All of these will come with a faster processor and runs the newer Blackberry 7 OS.  The star of the show would be the Bold 9900/9860 which is nicknamed the Bold Read More…

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BlackBerry Bold 9930 & BlackBerry Torch 9850 Coming to Sprint This Fall

on Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
Posted in: News

Sprint has announced two new BlackBerry smartphones: the BlackBerry Bold 9930 and BlackBerry Torch 9850. Both are  world phone capable and are powered by a 1.2GHz processor running the next-generation BlackBerry OS, BlackBerry 7. Browsing on these phones is supposed to be 40 percent faster than BlackBerry 6 based smartphones and up to 100 percent Read More…

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OtterBox Blackberry Playbook Defender Series Case Review

on Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

The first thing a gadget lover usually does after purchasing a new tablet is to protect it from scratches and bumps.  Recently I purchased the Blackberry Playbook.  It’s a sturdy 7 inch tablet that came with a neoprene sleeve in the box.  But I was looking for something a bit more heavy duty.  I needed Read More…

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Wool Hard Graft cases are simple, rugged, elegant

on Saturday, June 11th, 2011

Gadget cases.  Most of them are variations on a few themes—hard plastic or soft silicone.  Don’t get me wrong.  I’ve had more than a few cases for my iPhone 3GS, and I love to try out new ones.  But here’s something a bit different.  Hard Graft crafts cases for your mobile devices that are simple Read More…

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Protect Your BlackBerry PlayBook with the Jornal Case from Sena

on Tuesday, May 10th, 2011
Posted in: News

The beautiful, full-grain leather Jornal cases from Sena will protect your BlackBerry PlayBook in style.  The case looks a bit like a Moleskine notebook, complete with elastic closure – although the Jornal’s elastic has a leather sheath.  There’s a rigid protective layer and a velvet lining with light “protective layer” for extra protection.  Cutouts in Read More…

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Energizer Inductive Charger and iPhone 4 Qi Sleeve Review

on Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

The Energizer Inductive Charger and the iPhone 4 Qi (pronounced chee) Sleeve is the newest wireless charging system promising to simplify your charging experience for your myriad rechargable devices. It uses the Qi standard for charging, which is a global standard for wireless charging systems. What this should mean is that as more devices ship Read More…

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BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Available for Pre-Order at Office Depot

on Saturday, April 2nd, 2011
Posted in: News

I saw in the recent email from Office Depot that they are taking pre-orders for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.  The PlayBook has a 1GHz processor, 7″ touchscreen, built-in WiFi, and dual cameras for HD video conferencing.  The PlayBook supports Adobe Flash and offers seamless BlackBerry integration.  It’s available in 16GB ($499.99), 32GB ($599.99), and 64GB Read More…

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iZUP – Would you pay for less distraction while driving?

on Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

iZUP “eyes up” is an Android and BlackBerry app that prevent incoming and outgoing calls, text messages and emails while driving, while still allowing full access to 911 and a list of 3 authorized phone numbers. Incoming calls will be routed to voice mail and text messages will be held till you’ve stopped driving (there’s Read More…

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BlackBerry HS-700 Bluetooth Headset Review

on Sunday, January 16th, 2011

Over the years, I have tried/reviewed many bluetooth headsets designed to free you from the hassle of having to hold your cellphone to your ear. Since they first came on the market, bluetooth headset technology, capabilities, and reliability have come a very long way. BlackBerry has recently introduced three new bluetooth headsets and a visor Read More…

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A Free App To Stop Distracted Driving – DriveSafe.ly

By: Brett Cooper
on Tuesday, January 4th, 2011
Posted in: Android related, News

How many times has this happened to you?  You are sitting behind a car at a light waiting for the car to go when the light turns green only to miss the light because the driver is distracted reading their email or texting?  Or, even worse, watching a car swerving in and out of lanes Read More…

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Can the Death Grip Fry Your Brain?

on Wednesday, November 10th, 2010

You haven’t forgotten about AntennaGate and that whole death grip brouhaha have you? I didn’t think so. Do you still suffer from dropped calls on your iPhone 4? Death grip problems might give you a bigger headache than just dropped calls. It might be turning your brain into mush. The free Tawkon application for the Read More…

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StealthGuards Skins

By: Mark Adkins
on Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

StealthGuards ‘military grade’ full body skins are available for many cell phones and MP3 players for FREE, just pay $2.85 S&H. For $2 extra, get two of the same sets. The usual price for most small devices is $14.99, so it is a nice deal! They are a precision-cut. ‘self-healing’ skin made from the material Read More…

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When your BlackBerry rings, check your inPulse wristwatch instead

on Monday, September 20th, 2010

The inPulse Bluetooth watch looks like a pretty useful accessory for BlackBerry owners. It functions as a regular watch, but when paired with the phone, will provide visible information about incoming calls, SMS and emails on its large 1.3″ OLED display. I can imagine how something like this would be very handy when your phone Read More…

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Protect your Blackberry and Support the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade

on Tuesday, September 14th, 2010
Posted in: News

OtterBox, makers of highly protective cases for your gear, are offering Pink is Strength cases for Blackberry devices. Compatible with the Curve 8500, Curve 3G, Pearl 9100 and Bold 9700, these cases will protect your Blackberry while also supporting a great cause. 10% of every sale goes to the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade which helps Read More…

Extra juice for your Android and BlackBerry smartphones

on Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
Posted in: Android related, News

The Primo Battery Cube from Phonesuit is a cube shaped rechargeable battery pack for Android and Blackberry SmartPhones. Actually, it should work with any mini or micro USB enabled device. It’s very compact at 1.5 inches in length and width, but provides 1000mAh battery capacity. It also features a 4 point red LED display that Read More…

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BlackBerry 6: A New “Sneak Peak” Video Released

By: Adam Scinto
on Tuesday, July 13th, 2010
Posted in: News

Blackberry 6, RIM’s soon to be released update to the BlackBerry OS, is shown off in an action packed new video. The next big release for RIM is looking to be a touch-focused affair with a slick new look, and it’s as clean and purposeful as ever. Social media looks to be integrated gracefully, as Read More…

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Seidio Innocase Rugged convertible case

on Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Want protection for your mobile device, but don’t always need to go all out?  The Seidio Innocase Rugged Holster Combo is like two cases in one.  The Innocase 360 is a 1mm thick, snap-on case made from “hard yet flexible” material with built in screen guard that is suitable for everyday use.  Add the Rugged Read More…

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Vaja i-volution Top SP Blackberry Storm 2 Case Review

on Monday, June 7th, 2010
Posted in: Reviews

I do love cases from Vaja…. Without a doubt, walking away; I am a definite FanBoy. Its their nearly unmatched craftsmanship, premium leathers, unique designs, I could go on & on. Vaja’s i-volution Top SP Blackberry Storm 2 case is no different. I know I am gushing a bit, but for those of you who Read More…

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case-mate announces 8 new accessories at CTIA: 7 for iPad and 1 for BlackBerry

on Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Today case-mate announced 8 new gadget accessories, including 7 new iPad cases. Made from a variety of materials from leather to felt to nylon, there is sure to be a case for every future iPad user. The release also announces the I Make My Case tool for BlackBerry. I Make My Case launched at CES Read More…

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Case-Mate Curve 8900 Hybrid Tough Case Review

on Tuesday, March 16th, 2010
Posted in: Reviews

I’m sure many of you have dropped your cell phones a few times before and quickly picked it back up to see if it worked or not.  If you were lucky, your cell phone might have gotten away with just a small dent or scratch.  But cell phones are getting smaller and slicker everyday and Read More…

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Allerta inPulse Smartwatch for Blackberry

on Monday, March 1st, 2010

Much like Sony Ericsson’s Bluetooth watch that only works with Sony Ericsson’s phones, the Allerta inPulse Smartwatch is made only for Blackberry phones.  The main advantage of Allerta’s inPulse Smartwatch is that it displays text messages, emails, alerts, caller-id, and updates (twitter, facebook, etc.) on its 1.3” full color OLED display.  This would be a Read More…