Magnate case for iPhone 4S, Galaxy S / Epic 4G and Blackberry


Often when we purchase a new smartphone device, we tend to forget how we are going to protect it from bumps, knocks and scratches. There are many accessories available on the current market but sometimes it’s our job here at OSM to make you aware of them. Over the last 2 or so weeks, since the … [Read more...]

BlackBerry DevCon 2011: Live Keynote stream via blogs

BlackBerry DevCon 2011- Live Keynote stream via blogs

We only have a few hours to go until the start of DevCon 2011, but you have to feel a little sorry for RIM, as the event is not going to have the same impact as Apple’s a couple of weeks ago, or even the two that will take place later today, the Samsung/Google one and also Motorola. However, this … [Read more...]

BlackBerry’s no-service results in $100 free apps


Research in Motion’s BlackBerry service has recently had to contend with four days of downtime, therefore leaving customers angry and disappointed that the use of BBM and the receiving of emails couldn't be used. The company was criticized for the way in which they handled the entire outage and the … [Read more...]

RIM talks upcoming BlackBerry 7 smartphones to devs

RIM talks upcoming BlackBerry 7 smartphones to devs

RIM is now gearing up to launch a host of new BlackBerry 7 smartphones, and to help devs prepare for these upcoming handsets they have now begun to make information on these devices available. There has been a great deal of adoption on the tools that were made available to developers, not only have … [Read more...]

iPhone iMessage Update Answer For BlackBerry Business


The new iOS 5 OS from Apple finally became available yesterday, much to the delight of Apple fans that had been eagerly waiting for it to land. Although some had problems trying to download it when the time came, such as error messages showing up, long delays in finally getting it and so on, the … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Slowly Recovers: Users Compensated?


Users of BlackBerry have had a pretty rough ride for the last four days with services such as BBM and receiving emails a persistent problem. With no real explanation to go on from Canadian company Research in Motion (RIM), users quite rightly so have been frustrated and angry, to a point that some … [Read more...]

U.S. & Canadian BlackBerry Users: Reached Demise?


We've been keeping you updated as much as we can with the latest BlackBerry goings on. Since Monday of this week, Research in Motion's services such as BBM and the use of emails have been near enough impossible to get into. … [Read more...]

Third Day BlackBerry Misery: Is It Rectified For You?


Since Monday of this week, Canadian phone makers Research in Motion (RIM) have been criticised for firstly its service completely going down, with instant messaging and internet access such as receiving emails an impossible task, with secondly, the company failing to give public updates in a … [Read more...]

Compensation: BlackBerry Users Form “Outage” Mutiny


Poor, Poor Research in Motion! The Canadian company have been experiencing more criticism today with yet another outage, having a detrimental effect on services provided to tens of millions of people. The first outage seen yesterday caused major problems for the service provider, with users … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Curve Trio Official: 9350,9360 & 9370 Coming Soon


If you’re a fan of RIM BlackBerry smartphones we have news today of a BlackBerry Curve bonanza, with not one but three new variants being made official. The 9350, 9360 and 9370 are now all out of the bag and should please a lot of faithful BlackBerry followers. The new Curve’s will see a release in … [Read more...]

Beta RIM BlackBerry Music Service September: Fully-Fledged Fall


There have been reports recently of a new music service from RIM and there are now some unconfirmed details leaking through on this service, for now dubbed BlackBerry Music. It’s no secret that RIM is trying to appeal to more general consumers than the enterprise market and the BlackBerry Messenger … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Bold 9900 Official on T-Mobile: Release & Price


We’ve been keeping readers informed with news about the RIM BlackBerry Bold 9900 and recently told about UK price wars before release. Previous to that we had told of disappointment when the US release of the BlackBerry Bold 9900 was delayed until September but today official confirmation has … [Read more...]

New Verizon BlackBerry Bold 9930: Price & Ordering


Research in Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry Bold 9930 is a mobile phone that we've already spoken about in the past. Back in July our very own Tim brought you news that America's big red carrier Verizon had indeed leaked the smartphone onto their website. Before we treat you to the new devices specs … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Bold 9900 UK Price War Heats Up Ahead Of Release


Smartphones have changed quite a lot over the last couple of years with the increasing specifications and changes to overall general design. One that we have been keeping tabs on for some time is the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and now the UK price was is heating up ahead of its actual release date … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Colt First QNX Smartphone: RIM Savior for 2012?


When the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet device running on the new QNX operating system was launched by RIM, many of us wondered how long it would be before we saw the first smartphones featuring QNX. It was no surprise therefore when RIM spoke of the QNX OS moving to smartphones and today we have news … [Read more...]

New BlackBerry Smartphones: 9860 Video Demonstration


The smartphone market is one that is very hot, many different people are trying to find out every miniscule piece of information about the Apple iPhone 5 as humanly possible but there are a number of other manufacturers on the scene too. Now we have heard about the new BlackBerry smartphones so we … [Read more...]

Verizon Leak BlackBerry Bold 9930 On Their Own Website – Oops!


Smartphone manufacturers are generally a secretive bunch, they like to try and keep their ideas to themselves until the last minute or use controlled leaks to specific websites or Twitter accounts. This one we don’t think was controlled; Verizon has leaked the BlackBerry Bold 9930 on their own … [Read more...]

BlackBerry PlayBook: Ditched By O2 – Customer Issues Cited


The world of tablet PCs is a very competitive one and when a new tablet is released the manufacturer generally wants it to be sold by all mobile phone carriers in the market unless of course there’s any exclusivity. Enter the BlackBerry PlayBook to the UK and then it gets dropped by one of the big … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Bold 9900: Release Date Delayed Until September


With the smartphone market booming the last thing that any manufacturer would want is a delay and unfortunately that’s exactly what has happened over at RIM with the new BlackBerry Bold. Already we have reported on some of the specs and also the previous intended release date being in the summer but … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Apollo Caught On Video: Not A Game Changer


RIM has a few new phones in the pipeline that pop up from time to time, only earlier today we reported that the BlackBerry Torch 2 was caught on camera but we have also seen a couple of others leaked. One of the leaked devices that we saw was the Storm 3 which we are waiting to hear more details of … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Torch 2: Unreleased Device Captured In Video


The smartphone market is booming with the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S II grabbing many of the headlines but there are others that are doing ok too. Of course the Internet is alive with people constantly wanting to know the latest news and updates on the Apple iPhone 5 … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy S II (S2) vs BlackBerry Bold 9900: Sure Winner


The smartphone of the moment is without doubt the Samsung Galaxy S II or S2, and we’ve posted many articles on this impressive Android handset. Recent posts included a review roundup where the experts were similarly impressed, and a look at the Galaxy S II vs. the LG Optimus Black. Now though we … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 (Bold Touch) Confirmed: Summer Release


We like to keep readers informed with all the latest handsets arriving and news from BlackBerry World is that the BlackBerry Bold 9900 and 9930 (Bold Touch) are now official, and due for a summer release. … [Read more...]

Blackberry PlayBook To Get Video Chat & Facebook App In May


Within the last few months anyone wanting to venture into the Tablet PC market would have no doubt been spoilt for choice, with the release of many great devices like the Apple iPad 2, HTC Flyer and the Asus Eee Pad choosing what’s right for you can be a bit of a struggle. … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Bold Touch: Now You See It Now You Don’t


There are a lot of people with their eye on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet PC but something that quite often goes under the carpet due to the current popularity of Apple and Android is the smartphones from RIM. The BlackBerry Bold was the smartphone choice of many companies when it made its way onto … [Read more...]