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Pictures of BlackBerry Tardis – Early BlackBerry Torch Prototype

It looks like there are some big fans of Dr Who over at RIM. Driphter got sent some pictures of a early prototype of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 which calls itself the “BlackBerry Tardis” in the about screen. Maybe RIM needs to reconfigure their Tardis and take it back to 2008 when this device should…

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BlackBerry Torch Cost RIM $183 To Build

Once again iSuppli has torn down the latest BlackBerry to give us the details on what makes up the BlackBerry Torch 9800. Here are the highlights according to the WSJ: Assembled in Mexico Total cost of components: $171 Manufacturing costs: $12 Display and touchscreen are most expensive parts at $34.85 Memory chips from Samsung cost…

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RIM Sold 150,000 BlackBerry Torch 9800s This Past Weekend?

Analysts over at RBC Capital Markets and Stifel Nicolaus together seem to think that RIM sold about 150,000 BlackBerry Torch 9800s this past weekend. While 150,000 devices is pretty impressive for a phone locked to AT&T for now it is still a far cry from the iPhone which everyone is comparing it to. Maybe RIM…

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 OS 6.0.0.161 Found Online!

Sweet! OS 6.0.0.161 for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 has been spotted online by Adam over @CrackBerry. This is a newer release than the OS 6.0.0.141 that shipped with the AT&T BlackBerry Torch 9800. This means that either AT&T is testing out a new build or other carriers are trialing the device. Download it now at…

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Goldman Claims BlackBerry Torch 9800 Sales Are “Underwhelming”

Goldman definitely is not sending a vote of confidence for the BlackBerry Torch 9800. Goldman Sachs went out on record that the BlackBerry Torch launch on August 12th was “underwhelming.” According to StreetInsider: The firm (Goldman) noted that nearly all of the stores they called did not sell out of the device. Also the checks…

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Amazon Already Selling BlackBerry Torch 9800 for $99.99 w/Contract

That didn’t take long. I am always amazed how fast the prices drop on BlackBerrys once they launch. You can always count on Amazon and others to undercut the carriers prices if you sign up for a new 2 year contract. You can pick up the BlackBerry Torch 9800 for AT&T with a new contract…

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Easily Add Hebrew Fonts & Typing To Your BlackBerry Torch 9800

This is one of those niche topics but since the BlackBerry Torch 9800 came out I have been asked numerous times how to get it to be able type and read Hebrew fonts. NathanW let me know that Tully has put up the new language files for the BlackBerry Torch 9800 on their site at…

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New BlackBerry Torch Commercial Where “Fun Meets Business”

After all of the BlackBerry Messenger and “Love what you do” commercials its nice to see AT&T and RIM finally highlighting the device. Their latest commercial spotted by Mac over @PocketBerry makes me want to get another Torch. They are capitalizing perfectly on the fact that the BlackBerry is a business focused device that is…

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