Video of BlackBerry Storm 3 Fails to Show NFC, But it Does Look Fast(er)

Ordinarily, video of this..."quality" would be a punishable offense, but at least it does actually show the higher-resolution screen and boost in speed the BlackBerry Storm 3 supposedly has. Sadly the purported NFC tech hasn't been confirmed yet, but if any of the rumored specs come true, we're looking at the… » 2/21/11 9:46am 2/21/11 9:46am

BlackBerry's Storm Line Looks Far From Dead With Pumped-Up Storm 3 Leak

While the pictures aren't as good as yesterday's BlackBerry Dakota leak, BGR has published the purported specs of the Storm 3, supposedly due out in September. Like the Torch and the Dakota, the specs are heeeaaaps better. » 1/14/11 11:42am 1/14/11 11:42am

First BlackBerry Storm 3 Picture Leaked?

Is this the first picture of the BlackBerry Storm 3? BerryReview thinks so, after a tipster sent it to their mailbox. And I'm inclined to agree—although I wasn't expecting that trackpad. » 9/20/10 2:00pm 9/20/10 2:00pm

BlackBerry 6 OS Won't Grace Storm or Storm 2

The Blackberry Torch 9800, a sleek slider with both a touch screen and a full keyboard, is the first device to come loaded with RIM's revamped BlackBerry 6 OS. But one interesting bit from the press release suggests that BlackBerry's older touch screen devices won't get the update: » 8/03/10 11:37am 8/03/10 11:37am

BlackBerry Storm 2 Review: Improving, But Still Mostly Cloudy

Take the BlackBerry Storm. Now imagine a phone that's basically exactly the same, but does everything better. That's the Storm 2. » 10/30/09 12:30pm 10/30/09 12:30pm

Blackberry Storm OS 5.0 Update Coming Tomorrow

Storm owners—head here tomorrow for the latest OS update. No OTA option, you'll have to go through the website or Desktop Manager. Expect some new features on top of the kicker: better text input. [Erictric via Unwired View] » 10/24/09 1:00pm 10/24/09 1:00pm

BlackBerry Storm 2 Arriving At Best Buy In Late October

There isn't much we don't know about the BlackBerry Storm 2, especially now that there is pretty solid confirmation that it will hit stores around October 25. Boy Genius got its hands on a product inventory shot from Best Buy which shows that the stores will be getting Storm 2 dummy units starting October 25th. We… » 10/01/09 8:57am 10/01/09 8:57am

Preparing for the Storm 2? Verizon BlackBerry Storm Now $50

Here is a good hint that Verizon is trying to clear out its BlackBerry Storm inventory to make room for the rumored October arrival of the Storm 2. As of today, the first touchscreen BlackBerry is now only $50 on "America's Most Reliable Wireless Network." » 8/31/09 11:19am 8/31/09 11:19am

"Smartest Cover" Gives Your BlackBerry Storm Nipples, for Better…

It was that or "The 'Smartest Cover' Is Dimpled For Your Pleasure," so consider yourselves lucky. Anyway, this thing: it adds tactile feedback to your touchscreen phone by means of little tiny transparent lumps. This might be stupid. Or genius. » 7/29/09 8:20pm 7/29/09 8:20pm

Verizon Cuts BlackBerry Storm's Price to $99

We're pretty sure the BlackBerry Storm 2's announcement is coming soon, and we just got a little more evidence: The not-so-loved original Storm's price has just been dropped to $99 with a 2-year contract. » 7/18/09 1:00pm 7/18/09 1:00pm

Hello! There Are More Than Just iPhones In This Universe!

The spotlight this week may be pointed at the iPhone 3GS—and with good reason—but it's not the only flavor of smartphone ice cream. Here's a quick path to more info about all smartphones (and no dumb ones!) » 6/19/09 2:40pm 6/19/09 2:40pm

Smartphone Buyers Guide: The Best of the Best

As the dust settles from the last two weeks of mobile madness, one question remains unanswered: Which of the new generation of smartphones should you actually buy? We've collected everything you need to know. » 6/12/09 2:00pm 6/12/09 2:00pm

BlackBerry Storm Squashes the Palm Pre—According to Verizon, Of Course

Verizon is preparing their sales people against the Palm Pre launch, with a detailed feature by feature comparison with the Blackberry Storm. Of course, according to Verizon, the Storm wins (against the iPhone too.) Obviously, they didn't read Matt's review. » 6/08/09 11:20am 6/08/09 11:20am

BlackBerry Storm 2 Out on Verizon Next Month?

A forum guy with an apparently decent track record says Verizon's been cracking hard on Storm 2 tech support being ready by the end of the month, suggesting a soonish launch. [BlackBerryOS via BGR] » 5/19/09 2:40pm 5/19/09 2:40pm

RIM CEO Confirms Storm 2 In the Vaguest Way He Can

RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie confirmed to Reuters that the company is planning a "next-generation" touch device, and that the original Storm was a "huge success." Well, at least "in terms of sales and adoption." » 5/05/09 7:30am 5/05/09 7:30am

RIM CEO Hints At More Touch Devices, Acknowledges Growing Pains With…

The guys at Laptop Mag sat down with RIM CEO Mike Lazaridis and uncovered some interesting bits of information—including the possibility of more touchscreen devices and an acknowledgment of problems with the Storm. » 4/15/09 6:20pm 4/15/09 6:20pm

Wi-Fi-Enabled BlackBerry Storm 2 Coming to Verizon in September?

According to SlashGear, the BlackBerry Storm 2 is supposed to hit Verizon this coming September and it is rumored to have Wi-Fi. » 4/06/09 7:22pm 4/06/09 7:22pm

Washington Whining Politicians Smash BlackBerry Storm

The country and the world is going to hell but, hey, what are Republicans and Democrats worrying about in Washington? They are whining about how much their BlackBerry Storm sucks: » 3/06/09 12:00pm 3/06/09 12:00pm