Blackberry

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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 [...]

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Posted in: Reviews, Wireless
powerskin-blackberry-z10

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". [...]

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Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Cases, Covers, News

Alternative Future Blackberry?

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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 [...]

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Apen_A3

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 [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Bluetooth Gear, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News
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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 [...]

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Posted in: News
sprint-bb

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 [...]

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Posted in: News
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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 [...]

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Posted in: Reviews, Tablets, Ultra Portables
hardgraft-iphone4case

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 [...]

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Posted in: Android related, iPhone, iPad, iPod, Laptops and Gear, News
sena-jornal-blackberry-playbook

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 [...]

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Posted in: News
energizer-inductive-sleeve-ip4-review-10

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 [...]

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Posted in: iPhone, iPad, iPod, Reviews
office-depot-blackberry-playbook

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 [...]

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Posted in: News
izup

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 [...]

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Posted in: Android related, Car Gear, News
Just_Mobile_upstand-box

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 [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, Car Gear, Reviews
DriveSafely-blackberry[1]

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 [...]

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Posted in: Android related, News
tawkon

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 [...]

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Posted in: Android related, iPhone, iPad, iPod, News

StealthGuards Skins

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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 [...]

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Posted in: Android related, iPhone, iPad, iPod
inpulse

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 [...]

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Posted in: Bluetooth Gear, News, Watches, Clocks
otter-curve

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Posted in: Android related, News
RIM-Blackberry6-news1

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 [...]

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