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Alltel to Carry the BlackBerry Pearl

Alltel Wireless has announced the availability of the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 from Research in Motion.

“The BlackBerry Pearl 8130 will be a great addition to our smartphone lineup, allowing our customers to stay connected, productive and entertained while on the go,” Brian Ullem, director of device strategy for Alltel Wireless, said in a statement. “This new BlackBerry Pearl 8130 blends multimedia functionality with the BlackBerry e-mail platform to create a smartphone that exceeds expectations.”

Alltel Wireless will be offering the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 for $150 after a $100 mail-in-rebate at Alltel retail stores nationwide and online at www.shopalltel.com. This price is only available with a 2-year service agreement.

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November 23, 2007 Posted by | Alltel Wireless, blackberry, BlackBerry News, BlackBerry Pearl 8130 | , , | Leave a comment

Verizon Wireless Launches CDMA-Enabled Blackberry Pearl

Verizon Wireless and Research In Motion (RIM) announced the Nov. 3 online availability of the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 at http://www.verizonwireless.com. The BlackBerry Pearl 8130 will be in Verizon Wireless Communications stores on Nov. 8. For the customer who wants to balance work and play, the world’s first CDMA-enabled BlackBerry Pearl gives Verizon Wireless customers wireless broadband connectivity to the office while enabling them to stay connected with family, friends and colleagues.The new smartphone builds upon the highly acclaimed and iconic BlackBerry Pearl design with new features and functionality to provide customers with powerful communications, rich multimedia and support for high-speed EV-DO networks in a style that goes from day to evening in one slim and small package.

Available to Verizon Wireless customers in an exclusive silver color and backed by the power of the nation’s most reliable wireless voice and data network, the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 offers powerful communications with premium phone features, e-mail and messaging and more. With its built-in navigation capability, the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 can take customers wherever they want to go with mapping, audible turn-by-turn navigation and access to information on more than 14 million points of interest. In addition, the BlackBerry Pearl offers the following capabilities and features:

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* Wireless broadband (EV-DO) connectivity for high-speed data transfers, perfect for fast Web browsing and downloading large attachments

* A sleek, compact design in an exclusive silver color finish; measures 4.2″ x 2.0″ x .55″ and weighs only 3.4 oz

* Open and view e-mail attachments with support for the most popular formats

* Premium phone features including Voice Activated Dialing, speakerphone and noise and echo cancellation technology for clearer calls

* 2.0 megapixel camera, with flash and 5x zoom, able to record video

* Video and picture messaging capable Built-in navigation to support the location-based application, VZ NavigatorSM, developed by Networks in Motion, with map data provided by Navteq

* Advanced media player and enhanced desktop media manager software allowing a customer to easily manage music and pictures between their PC and the BlackBerry Pearl 8130

* 3.5 mm stereo headphone included in the box

* Externally accessible microSD/SDHC memory card slot for additional storage (up to 8 GB) * An enhanced user interface with new font-rendering technology that makes text easier to read and Web pages visually richer

* Enhanced Web browser delivering a fast, rich browser experience and support for streaming video from sites like m.youtube.com (3GPP RTSP streaming protocol over EV-DO)

* SureType keyboard technology that makes typing and dialing fast and easy and includes a new word completion capability, easier editing of misspelled words, and built-in spell checker * Bluetooth 2.0 in support of hands-free headsets, stereo headsets (Bluetooth stereo audio profile A2DP/AVRCP), car kits and other Bluetooth accessories * A removable and rechargeable battery, rated for up to 220 minutes of talk time and up to 216 hours of standby time

The  will be available online and in Verizon Wireless Communications Stores, including those in Circuit City, for $249.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement. With the launch of the BlackBerry Pearl, Verizon Wireless is also introducing new Nationwide E-mail and Web for BlackBerry customers providing them with unlimited data for an additional $29.99 per month on top of a voice plan. Customers who choose a data only plan pay $34.99 per month. Both plans provide access up to 10 POP3 and IMAP e-mail accounts via BlackBerry Internet Service.

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November 6, 2007 Posted by | applications and games for Blackberry, blackberry, BlackBerry News, BlackBerry Pearl 8130, CDMA Enabled Blackberry, games for blackberry, IM+ for blackberry | 1 Comment

RIM announces BlackBerry Pearl 8130 for CDMA networks

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A new entry has taken place in the family of BlackBerry.While it hardly comes as much of a surprise after leaks from both Sprint and Verizon, RIM has finally made its long-awaited CDMA-enabled Pearl 8130 (a.k.a. “Pearl 2”) official, with it likely headed to the aforementioned carries sometime between now and Thanksgiving. As we had heard before, this one comes with built-in GPS (which Boy Genius speculates will be disabled on Verizon’s offering), along with A2DP/AVRCP Bluetooth, a 2 megapixel camera (with video recording capability), and a standard 3.5mm audio jack. According to RIM, you can also expect an overhauled interface, complete with an updated browser and some improved multimedia features, including the ability to create and edit playlists. Still no word on a price, but we’d expect Sprint and Verizon to be doling out that info before too long.

“With its unique blend of functionality and design, the BlackBerry Pearl smartphone has been turning heads and winning praise from business users and consumers alike,” said Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO at Research In Motion.  “The new BlackBerry Pearl 8130 builds on all the great features and aesthetic design that people love about the BlackBerry Pearl and offers an exceptional new choice for CDMA customers that are looking to upgrade their mobile phone.”

The BlackBerry Pearl 8130 includes all of the features that have made BlackBerry® smartphones popular among mobile users, including unrivaled email and messaging (SMS, IM, MMS*), web browsing, organizer and more. The new smartphone also expands on its communications and multimedia features and presents the entire offering with a striking new software interface. 

October 2, 2007 Posted by | blackberry, BlackBerry News, BlackBerry Pearl 8130, CDMA Network, Mobile news, pearl | Leave a comment

First BlackBerry with Wi-Fi Available from AT&T

AT&T announced that the first Wi-Fi-enabled BlackBerry will be available tomorrow through the carrier’s retail outlets and online stores. Set to launch Sept. 20, the BlackBerry 8820 is Research in Motion’s first Wi-Fi-capable handset.

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“The new BlackBerry 8820 builds on AT&T’s leading domestic and international coverage footprint by giving customers the ability to link with their company’s wireless campus network or access e-mail and browse the Web at Wi-Fi hotspots,” Jeff Bradley, senior vice president of marketing and operations for AT&T’s wireless unit, said in a statement. “That makes the BlackBerry 8820 from AT&T an exceptional world phone for global use by business customers and individuals alike.”

As far as other voice features, the RIM BlackBerry 8820 offers a speakerphone, voice-activated dialing, smart dialing, conference calling, speed dial, and world roaming. The phone book is limited only by the available memory (the SIM card holds an additional 250 contacts), offering room in each entry for eight phone numbers, e-mail addresses, work and home address, job title, and more. For caller ID purposes, you can assign a photo to a contact as well to a group category, business or personal. Another AT&T-specific offering is push-to-talk capabilities. Plans start at $9.99 per month, and with it, you can instantly see the availability of your contacts before calling them and make individual or group PTT calls.The RIM BlackBerry 8820 is rated for 5 hours of talk time and up to 22 days of standby time.

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September 20, 2007 Posted by | AT&T Blackberry, blackberry, BlackBerry 8820, blackberry applications and softwares, BlackBerry Applictions, Blackberry games, BlackBerry Softwares, Cell phone news, Mobile games, Mobile news, RIM BlackBerry 8820, Wi-Fi in BlackBerry | Leave a comment

Choose Blackberry 8800 over Iphone

On Tuesday, July 17th, Research in Motion (RIM) announced that the BlackBerry 8820 would be the first dual-mode BlackBerry to provide wireless voice and data access over both cellular and Wi-Fi wireless networks.

Much like the new Apple iPhone, the BlackBerry 8820 can switch between EDGE, GPRS and GSM networks and 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi. However, in contrast to the Apple iPhone, the 8820 does have built-in GPS support

In addition to these major drawbacks of the iPhone, our venture capitalist cites the following as reasons to prefer the BlackBerry:

  • The BlackBerry 8800 possesses GPS, which makes Google Maps much more useful, especially for turn-by-turn directions
  • The iPhone lacks basic cut and paste capabilities
  • Despite Apple’s reputation for superior user interface design, the BlackBerry possesses keyboard shortcuts that make navigation around and between applications a breeze
  • The BlackBerry’s phone quality is better than the iPhone’s
  • The Safari browser is certainly more stunning than the BlackBerry’s primitive browser, but the iPhone seems to load even text-only pages more slowly than the BlackBerry over the EDGE network
  • The BlackBerry possesses a general contacts application that makes contacting people by any given method more convenient
  • The battery runs out faster on the iPhone simply because it is used for more tasks. This makes it less reliable for when one must take the device somewhere overnight without the opportunity to recharge.

July 25, 2007 Posted by | blackberry, iphone | Leave a comment

A Pack of Spanish Dictionaries for blackberry

Pack of Spanish Dictionaries is a series of translation and explanatory dictionaries for BlackBerry from the world most famous publishers and working under the powerful SlovoEd dictionary from the world’s leading provider of dictionary software engines for mobile platforms Paragon Software GmbH.

Pack of Spanish Dictionaries contains 7 popular dictionaries:

The Spanish Explanatory dictionary (contains 111926 entries)

Catalan-Spanish-Catalan dictionary (contains 92177 entries)

English-Spanish-English dictionary (contains 67742 entries)

French-Spanish-French dictionary (contains 28111 entries)

German-Spanish-German dictionary (contains 68622 entries)

Italian-Spanish-Italian dictionary (contains 28006 entries)

Portuguese-Spanish-Portuguese dictionary (contains 43609 entries)

Work, travel, study and do your business with a reliable dictionary in your pocket from the most distinguished language reference publishers. Databases in our SlovoEd for BlackBerry dictionaries always stay up-to-date of high quality and supported by their owners/publishers. Our partners are well-known linguistic companies, such as Merriam-Webster Inc., Van Dale Lexicografie BV, Larousse Editiorial, S.L., MAGENTA LTD, LingoMAXX.

Dictionary contains considerable number of precise translations, occupies minimal memory space on your BlackBerry Smartphone. Dictionary collections are the perfect assistant in your business. Using SlovoEd for BlackBerry allows you to receive as much as possible detailed and exact translations of numerous words rapidly both at an ordinary international business lunch and on the important summit talks. Now you don’t need to waste time on looking up the unfamiliar words in numerous paper dictionaries!

The built-in morphology function will help you to find translation even if the search words appear in different grammatical forms. SlovoEd will find base forms of the word in this case.

SlovoEd provides you with search method such as Search history (quick access to last words you searched). SlovoEd keeps last 20 words, so you will easily find any word from the History at any time.

Besides, in SlovoEd you will find:

Variants of the word. Choosing this option you are able to receive the nearest words to the translated word according to alphabet.
Possibility to install several language packs on your BlackBerry device at the same time.
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Interface is available on 6 European languages: English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Russian.
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Compatibility:
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April 24, 2007 Posted by | blackberry | Leave a comment