BlackBerry Curve 9370
Research In Motion was hit with a lawsuit by NXP, which alleges that RIM's BlackBerry Torch, Curve, and Bold smartphones infringe on six of its patents. NXP wants sales of the devices halted, and compensatory and triple damages. It's not immediately clear to which technologies the patents pertain.
Verizon Wireless today announced the availability of the BlackBerry Curve 9370 at Verizon Wireless stores and online for $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new contract. The Curve 9370 supports Verizon's 3G network in the U.S. and is a global device that can roam onto the GSM/EDGE networks overseas. The 9370 also included support for near-field communications. It runs BlackBerry 7.
Verizon Wireless today announced the BlackBerry Curve 9370, a dual-mode world phone that has quad-band EDGE for roaming and CDMA/EVDO for use in the U.S. It has 1GB of internal storage. It has a 2.44-inch display with 360 x 480 pixels and RIM's Liquid Graphics; optical trackpad; 800MHz processor; 5-megapixel camera with flash, face detection, and VGA video capture; and built-in near-field communications. It also includes GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 512MB of RAM, and support microSD cards up to 32GB. It does on sale January 19 for $99.99.
The Spotify music application for RIM's BlackBerry platform has left beta and is now available to the GSM models, including the Bold 9780, Bold 9700, Curve 9300, Bold 9000 and Curve 8520. The client does not yet support CDMA-based BlackBerries, and Spotify hasn't said when the app will be available for the Bold 9900, Torch 9810 or 9800. Spotify costs $9.99 per month to use on BlackBerry smartphones, though the service is free to PC users (ad supported).
Research In Motion today announced a forthcoming update to its BlackBerry 7 platform that will add an application called Tag. The application makes use of the near-field communications chip on recently released BlackBerry smartphones so users can share contact information, documents, URLs, photos, and other multimedia content by tapping their BlackBerry smartphones together. BlackBerry Tag will also let people add one another as contacts on BBM. The application will work on handsets such as the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 and Curve 9350/9360/9370. RIM didn't say when the update is scheduled to arrive,
The latest version of the BlackBerry Curve is the smallest yet, but offers many of the same features found on its bigger BlackBerry brothers.
Research In Motion today announced a new line of BlackBerry Curve smartphones, the 9350, 9360, and 9370. All three devices offer identical hardware and run the new BlackBerry 7 operating system with the latest version of BlackBerry Messenger and the new BlackBerry browser. They each feature a 2.44-inch display with 360 x 480 pixels and RIM's Liquid Graphics; optical trackpad; 800MHz processor; 5-megapixel camera with flash, face detection, and VGA video capture; and built-in near-field communications. They also include GPS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 512MB of RAM, and support microSD cards up to 32GB.
- 9370: The 9370 is a dual-mode world phone that has quad-band EDGE for roaming and CDMA/EVDO for use in the U.S. It has 1GB of internal storage.
- 9360: This version includes tri-band UMTS and quad-band EDGE support, and offers 512MB of storage.
- 9350: This version runs CDMA only and has 512MB of storage.