Alicia Keys becomes the Creative Director of BlackBerry

BlackBerry has today announced that it's appointed singer/songwriter Alicia Keys as its Global Creative Director. Weird, huh? It seems the brand has picked a popular celebrity to front its new "we're definitely just BlackBerry now not RIM" re-branding efforts…

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Becca CaddyAlicia Keys becomes the Creative Director of BlackBerry

BlackBerry services slowly improving after three day outage (SLOWLY)

We're still not too sure what to think about the recent BlackBerry outages. Yes they were (and largely still are) widespread and have dragged on for far too long, but everyone makes mistakes, right? Even huge international corporations like RIM….

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Becca CaddyBlackBerry services slowly improving after three day outage (SLOWLY)

WTF: Cameron Threatens to Ban BBM & Other Social Networks if Riots Break Out Again

In his statement this morning about the London Riots – David Cameron announced more powers for police to take down social networks in times of civil disturbances. Leaving aside how that would even be possible, this really is a…

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Anna LeachWTF: Cameron Threatens to Ban BBM & Other Social Networks if Riots Break Out Again

Blackberry: From Smartphone for the Suits to Hoodie Gadget

Okay – I'll say straightaway that Blackberries are great mobile phones and a useful all-round tool for communication. Most people buy Blackberries because they work well. But the connection between Blackberry and youth culture – particularly deprived urban youth culture…

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Anna LeachBlackberry: From Smartphone for the Suits to Hoodie Gadget

Blackberry Bold Touch 9900: UK Release Date and Price

The new Blackberry Bold – the Touch 9900 – will out in the UK on the 12th August and price plans will start at £31. The £31 a month deal offers the handset for free on a 24 month contract…

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Anna LeachBlackberry Bold Touch 9900: UK Release Date and Price

Why are Blackberries so popular with Hip-Hop Stars?

It has always fascinated me that Blackberries have such a niche in ghetto/urban style. They crop up in hip-hop lyrics all the time, the stars are often photographed clutching them to their ears. And lets just say that for…

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Anna LeachWhy are Blackberries so popular with Hip-Hop Stars?

New Blackberry Bold Touch 9900: Solid, sexy with some whizzy new features

It's faster, slimmer and has a iPhone 4 style steel band around its tapered edge: the Blackberry Bold 9900 aka the Bold Touch is a sexy update to Blackberry's flagship line. The new Bold, one of five smartphones just…

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Anna LeachNew Blackberry Bold Touch 9900: Solid, sexy with some whizzy new features

Blackberry fix their Touch Screen: Liquid Graphics on new Blackberry 7

Blackberry the masters of the QWERTY keyboard have made a serious effort to improve their touchscreens with a new system that they call Liquid Graphics, promising that it will be more responsive and faster. All three of the top…

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Anna LeachBlackberry fix their Touch Screen: Liquid Graphics on new Blackberry 7