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BlackBerry

TweetGenius vs Seesmic for BlackBerry

Late last week,┬áSeesmic released new Twitter client applications for Android and BlackBerry. Since I’m currently a happy user of TweetGenius on my BlackBerry Tour 9630, I thought I’d do a quick comparison. It’s worth noting that the version of Seesmic for BlackBerry I’m showing you is currently an Alpha release, so it’s still buggy and […]

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BlackBerry

What I’m Using On My BlackBerry Tour

After nearly two years of using a Blackberry smartphone, I thought it might be time to once again share the 3rd-party applications I’m using on my Tour 9630. Many of these are pretty common, but you might find a few that are new to you.

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Mobile

A Week With Verizon’s BlackBerry Tour 9630

I’ve been using my new BlackBerry Tour for a little over a week now, and I thought I’d take this opportunity to give it a quick review. Here are my thoughts on the hardware, software, and the overall experience as a Pearl replacement and using it on the Verizon Wireless network. In short, this is […]

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Verizon

The BlackBerry Storm is Verizon’s Vietnam

You’re probably sick of hearing me complain about how the iPhone is only available on the craptacular AT&T network and therefore not available to North Dakotans, and I don’t blame you. Hell, I’m sick of hearing me complain about it.

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Mobile

Google Maps Mobile 2.0 Makes a Great Alternative to VZ Navigator

Earlier today, Google released the latest version of their Google Maps application for mobile phones, including the BlackBerry. This update includes one really great new feature that us Verizon BlackBerry Pearl users will find especially useful. Because the GPS on our handsets is locked-down to only work with the carrier’s VZ Navigator subscription software, Google […]

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Mobile

Review: Two Weeks With Verizon’s BlackBerry Pearl 8130

Three weeks ago, I ordered my new phone to replace the Motorola Razr V3C that I’ve had for the last two years: The BlackBerry Pearl 8130. It arrived via FedEx a couple of Tuesdays ago, and I’ve been using it ever since. What follows is my review of the Pearl and my thoughts on it […]