Since we can't actively cover every news
article that breaks (as much as we would love to), PhoneDog compiles
various announcements and press releases that have been published
throughout the week and places them in one easy to read article. Enjoy!
Due to the huge number of rumors, speculations, pictures, and tentative launch dates floating around the internet regarding BlackBerry devices, I have decided to devote this Weekly News In Review segment to recapping the BlackBerry news and rumors that have been circulating week-to-date.
Information on Verizon's upcoming BlackBerry lineup
BlackBerry Storm 2 pictures leaked
If you haven't seen the pictures, they can be found here. According to sources, the device will ditch the SurePress technology adopted by the original Storm for a normal touchscreen experience. The tipster describes the screen as "just like the iPhone's." The real question comes in a question posed by a user on Twitter: will Verizon subsidize pricing of the Storm 2 for users of the current Storm, much like Apple did with the iPhone?
BlackBerry Tour 9630 shows up in Bell's inventory system, then in Verizon's
Earlier in the week, the Tour 9630 made a cameo appearance - in spirit, at least - in Bell's (Canada) inventory system. Not wanting the boys up North to have all of the fun, the device also showed up in Verizon's systems today. Though none are in stock, it appears that the system is geared to begin shipping units soon.
The BlackBerry Onyx/Driftwood models to launch on AT&T and T-Mobile
BlackBerry junkies, we have an exciting few months ahead!