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BlackBerry Bold 9650 Curve 3G 9330 Verizon

Owners of the BlackBerry Bold 9650 and Curve 3G 9330 on Sprint have been enjoying the shiny new BlackBerry 6 OS for almost a month now, but today Verizon's customers can get in on the fun, too. RIM just issued a press release stating that both the Bold 9650 and Curve 3G will be receiving BB 6 starting today. The update will be available as an over the air download beginning at 8:00 PM EST. Customers can also install the upgrade using the BlackBerry Desktop Manager software. Check out RIM's statement below.

Even if Verizon is about a month behind their biggest CDMA competitor when it comes to the BlackBerry 6 upgrade, I'm sure the owners of those handsets are just excited to finally be upgraded to the latest version of RIM's OS. Bold 9650 and Curve 3G owners, be sure to come back and let us know when you install the update. We want to hear your experiences!

BlackBerry 6 will be available for BlackBerry Bold 9650 and BlackBerry Curve 3G customers for Verizon Wireless today by 8pm EST. This redesigned operating system includes a new intuitive design, enhanced web browsing experience, universal search, social feeds and an engaging multimedia experience. Customers can connect their phone to their PC and go to www.blackberry.com/updates. Alternatively, customers can download the update Over the Air (OTA) by selecting Options > Advanced Options > Wireless Update. For more information about the update and detailed instructions on how to download please visit www.verizonwireless.com/boldsupport or www.verizonwireless.com/curve9330support.  Customers are encouraged to read about the different download methods before initiating the update.


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"The Verizon BlackBerry Bold 9650 and Curve 3G are getting the BlackBerry 6 update today. Does it matter?"


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Mike Chiou
Mike Chiou Who cares?
Phillip McGriff
Phillip McGriff Welcome 2 the club Verizon, I've been enjoying the O.S.6 on my BB Bold with Sprint :D
Juwon Howard
Juwon Howard BB is the leader as far security on the phone but other than that baaahhhh!
Zak Taylor
Zak Taylor I was using a 9650 as my main device and I still have it... I may install it just to see how it looks and feels.
Chris Beam
Chris Beam Dingleberry.......
Naram Moshe
Naram Moshe Black what?
Nick Koval
Nick Koval Who cares blackberry is dead
Joel Manjarrez
Joel Manjarrez I have the new bold for tmobile with BB 6 and its pretty nice
Nick Catelli
Nick Catelli WebOs isn't android but its better than the joke of an os that is BB. RIM is about 5 years behind
Markell Simms
Markell Simms Uhhhh nope with iOS WebOS and WP7 BlackBerry is still lacking but its still better than Android...WP7 FTW
Andrew Biorn
Andrew Biorn Hahahaha web is is so gay!
Corey Webster
Corey Webster Only to those with a blackberry. Personally I care more about WebOS 2.1.
Ben Ellickan
Ben Ellickan To actually answer the Question yes it does Matter as any software upgrades matter.
Darryl Mouzone
Darryl Mouzone For those who have Blackberries yes.
Sunny Gill
Sunny Gill Nope, it's RIM.. Lol android and iOS ftw
Joe DeNisco
Joe DeNisco Not at all RIM is so far behind now! I wish they would get up to date instead of being blind to what they need to do!!! No 4g in the new phones yet because its too new and no dual core processors because its too new!!! Get with it
Jackson Storm Lancaster
Jackson Storm Lancaster naaaah.
Chris Taylor
Chris Taylor No way.
Ivan Alvarado
Ivan Alvarado Yes obviously.
Daniel Marcano
Daniel Marcano Noo.




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