A Sad Day in BlackBerry World! Read more

A Sad Day in BlackBerry World!

I remember when BlackBerry (RIM) was on top of the world. You couldn’t get a better smartphone. Those days are long gone. Even I, a self-proclaimed BlackBerry evangelist for years, have moved on to a Windows Phone. Here is BlackBerry’s latest announcement in their developing sad history: WATERLOO, ONTARIO, Aug 12, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) […]

Reason #1 (of many to come) that WIN8 Phone Stole My BlackBerry Heart Read more

Reason #1 (of many to come) that WIN8 Phone Stole My BlackBerry Heart

Perfect integration across my laptop, tablet, smartphone, Xbox and whatever else I decide to buy. Perfect integration = Efficient! BGR reports: One of the most appealing things about the direction Microsoft (MSFT) has been taking with Windows 8 is the prospect that applications downloaded on the PC platform could be transferred seamlessly to tablet and […]

Research In Motion Hemorrhages Cash (And Top Execs) Read more

Research In Motion Hemorrhages Cash (And Top Execs)

This makes me sad. Not only because I’ve come to love, trust and depend on the BlackBerry line of products, but because less competition in any business space is never good for consumers. Research In Motion Hemorrhages Cash (And Top Execs)http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2012/03/rim-earnings/ (Sent from Flipboard) Sent from my keithparnell.com iPad Be Sociable, Share! Tweet

2 New BlackBerry Bold 9900’s on the way! Read more

2 New BlackBerry Bold 9900’s on the way!

Diggin’ some new BlackBerry’s these days. Nicole and I both upgraded to the combo touch screen with the awesome BlackBerry keyboard. Great prices. T-Mobile rocks! On Twitter? Let’s chat at @parnellk63 On Facebook? Let’s connect at @parnellk63 On Google+? Let’s do whatever you do on Google+ at @parnellk63 I’m listening to Valleys of Neptune by Jimi Hendrix […]

Downgraded my RIM OS from 6.0 to 5.0. All is well in my BlackBerry world again Read more

Downgraded my RIM OS from 6.0 to 5.0. All is well in my BlackBerry world again

Unfortunately I had to downgrade to RIM operating system v5.0.0.714 on my beloved BlackBerry. Apparently v6.0.0.448 was released with too many critical bugs that made the Bold 9700 unusable. Sad! What was wrong with BlackBerry v6, you ask? Well here’s a partial list – GPS didn’t work accurately and very rarely. Device freezes frequently: 10-15 […]

Never Wake The Same Again – Wakeful – An Alarm Clock for Your BlackBerry Read more

Never Wake The Same Again – Wakeful – An Alarm Clock for Your BlackBerry

I received a message from Patrick at Wakeful that their BlackBerry alarm clock application has hit the streets. Wakeful has offered a 50% discount to keithparnell.com readers. Use the discount code WAKEUP when downloading the application at wakeful.com. Have fun! Wakeful – BlackBerry Alarm Clock video Wakeful is an alarm clock application that helps you […]

BlackBerry Desktop Software Getting Ready for the BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet Read more

BlackBerry Desktop Software Getting Ready for the BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet

This notice automatically popped up on my desktop today. It looks like RIM is getting ready for some PlayBook action. I like their agressiveness with distributing the peripheral software to the masses before the hardware arrives. Some companies should take note of this! BlackBerry Desktop Software Update to 6.0.2.42 (Bundle 43) What’s new in this release? […]

The new Curve Arrived! Read more

The new Curve Arrived!

This was too easy. We decided earlier this week to upgrades Nicole’s BlackBerry. She has been using the 7105t for a couple of years and it’s been great for her. We called T-Mobile giving them our info and order specs and 3 days later the box arrived on our doorstep. We unboxed the BlackBerry Curve […]