Sprint Launches BlackBerry 8830 World Phone with Unlocked SIM Slot for Voice and Data

Today, Sprint announced that it would start selling the RIM BlackBerry 8830 worldphone next month. If you recall, this is the BlackBerry that has both a CDMA radio for domestic calling and EV-DO data, and a SIM slot for GSM service—and the sluggier GPRS data—abroad. The difference between Sprint's 8830 and the one… »6/28/07 9:21am6/28/07 9:21am

Testing BlackBerry 8830 World Edition Abroad (Verdict: Works Flawlessly, Except for 3G)

I've been using Verizon Wireless' BlackBerry 8830 outside the US for a couple of weeks now. I got it brand new and without any previous configuration so, given the problems I have had with US phones in the Old Continent in the past, my first thought was that I wasn't even going to be able to get it into the network. »5/25/07 10:50am5/25/07 10:50am