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Rumors are just that -- rumors -- until they start to take shape and more people can confirm them. That being said, this one's pretty juicy: sources tell us AT&T the BlackBerry 8300 has appeared on their internal website with a tentative ("tentative" as in "close our eyes and hope for the best")...

April 10th 2007 at 1:21pm 0 Comments
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And just when we thought "LAZR" was about the least creative name Motorola could've possibly dreamed up for its shiny morsel with the giant external screen, Boy Genius reports that the handset will roll out the door with the "RAZR 2" moniker instead. The choice of verbage there is actually very inte...

March 25th 2007 at 1:16pm 0 Comments
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And just when we thought "LAZR" was about the least creative name Motorola could've possibly dreamed up for its shiny morsel with the giant external screen, Boy Genius reports that the handset will roll out the door with the "RAZR 2" moniker instead. The choice of verbage there is actually very inte...

March 25th 2007 at 1:16pm 0 Comments
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Field report tidbits from mobile insider Boy Genius.Sit back and relax while we take you on a tour of the new BlackBerry 8300's OS, aptly named 4.2.2. New features -- which were reported here -- include built-in Spell Check, Full Screen Mode while playing videos, creating and managing custom folder...

March 12th 2007 at 11:49am 0 Comments
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We knew our pal Boy Genius would be able to get his hands on the much anticipated BlackBerry 8800, and sure enough, he did. BG was able to obtain the svelte new RIM device by any means necessary through completely legitimate channels for preview. From the initial pictures, the 8800 is thicker than...

February 7th 2007 at 12:58pm 0 Comments
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Maybe our good friend Boy Genius has a crystal ball to see into the future or maybe he just has all the right connections, but either way he's on point again. Motorola announced that they will be giving a customized MOTORIZR Z3 to the top 25 nominees from this years Oscar awards. As it turns out, th...

February 5th 2007 at 1:53pm 0 Comments
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Cingular's latest accessory price sheet, which covers the period from January 21 to March 31, reassuringly makes copious mention of RIM's upcoming BlackBerry 8800 (in familiar "c" trim for Cingular, of course) -- and seeing how this is an accessory sheet, it's given us some insight into what sorts...

January 25th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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There's something about a carrier pricing sheet showing unreleased models that just gets the hair on the backs of our necks standing on end. Some of these are well, well scooped at this point -- the black and gold Motorola V3xx, Nokia N75, and the Samsung SYNC all gussied up in blue -- but what's...

January 24th 2007 at 5:39pm 0 Comments
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Field report tidbits from mobile insider Boy Genius.Boy Genius -- Let's just the Nokia N92 isn't a small phone by any means. It's also not that US-friendly, but that didn't stop me from snagging one. It comes with with the usual Nokia goodies like a USB data cable, 64MB miniSD card, headphones, cha...

January 18th 2007 at 12:34pm 0 Comments
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More internal marketing memo details about the iPhone fresh from Cingular? Thanks Boy Genius, we can always count on you. Interesting bits: iPhone won't fall under the Cingular Music umbrella (which is probably why there aren't any OTA downloads. Classic line: "What's in it for Cingular? We always...

January 17th 2007 at 4:14pm 0 Comments
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We hate to temper the joy of BlackBerry-philes everywhere anxiously awaiting the arrival of the 8800, but we're starting to hear whispers of a "9xxx" series -- specific model number unknown -- that one-ups the 8800 with a 3G radio, support for backup to microSD, and a new processor and UI for Q4 lau...

January 16th 2007 at 7:19pm 0 Comments
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Unboxing plain ol' released products is so 2006. The hip new thing is unboxing products that have yet to be released, like this here HTC Cavalier, and to a lesser extent, the iPhone. Boy Genius, international man of mystery, does the honors on this one, and while we don't see a box anywhere in sigh...

January 16th 2007 at 5:15pm 0 Comments