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BlackBerry and beyond…

by Vikki Chowney 16th January 2011
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Though I failed to acknowledge it, the search for my perfect handset ended about six months ago when I started using the Nexus One. I’ve spoken before about  my new found love for Android (well, it was at the time) when I trialled the HTC Hero. In the end I found it lagged too much […]

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The Blackberry Diary: Initial impressions

by Ben Smith 14th February 2010
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I did it. I bought a Blackberry. My first one… A 9700 Bold from Three. I’ll get to a full review and explanation why the Nokia’s most recent effort – the E72 – didn’t attract me back in due course, but after 2 weeks of use there’s a couple of features that have really impressed.

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Goodbye to the Blackberry 8520

by Ben Smith 8th October 2009

We’ve had this Blackberry for a while now and both Vikki and I have tested it.  It’s been a bit of a love/hate experience for me though. It’s certainly a good device, but only for a very specific user.  Here’s a quick re-cap of the good and the bad… The good: Form Factor: It has […]

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Blackberry Storm 2: Snapped in Carphone Warehouse Store display [Updated]

by Ben Smith 7th October 2009

There’s been plenty of spy shots of the Blackberry Storm 2, which is rumoured to be arriving on Verizon and Vodafone UK this October, but our eagle-eyed spies (well, friend of the site Dan Carter from at World of Nokia) has spotted this display at a Vodafone Carphone Warehouse store which shows an official image […]

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The Blackberry Curve 8520 review

by Vikki Chowney 20th August 2009

So, I’ve been playing with a BlackBerry Curve 8520 for the past week or so, and have had a somewhat interesting experience. For my sins, I’ll admit to you that I’ve never played with a BlackBerry for more than just a few minutes. I’ve always found the roller ball to be so horribly over sensitive, […]

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Guest Post: ÜberTwitter for BlackBerry

by Ben Smith 2nd July 2009

We haven’t really talked Blackberry much around these parts since we launched, so mobile guru, man of the people and all-round mobile guru Terence Eden has graciously stepped in to dig us out of that hole. — It’s been a long time since my last post about Twitter on the BlackBerry. Back then I concluded […]

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Evernote: My Favourite App

by Ben Smith 29th June 2009

If you haven’t heard of Evernote, you’ve probably been living under a rock for the last year or so… What started out as a ‘just’ note-taking application grew in June 2008 into a cloud-syncing application with Windows, Mac and Web interfaces, enhanced by ‘clipping’ tools on all three platforms and text-recognition of any any images […]

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Tweets in Space

by Martyn Davies 13th May 2009

It hardly makes the news anymore, but yesterday’s launch of the Space Shuttle STS-125 took Mike Massimo into orbit to send the first “tweet” from space.

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