BlackBerry Torch 9800 Super Guide: Free Apps, Reviews, Video, Images and More

Got a brand new BlackBerry Torch 9800 smartphone--or wish you did? Here's a pile of resources related to RIM's latest BlackBerry, including Al Sacco's in-depth review, free applications, images, video and much more.

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Thu, August 19, 2010

CIO — Research In Motion's (RIM) first BlackBerry smartphone with both a touch screen for on-screen navigation and typing and a full QWERTY, traditional BlackBerry keyboard, the BlackBerry Torch 9800, is now available in the United States on AT&T. And the brand new slider should also be landing elsewhere in the coming weeks and/or months.

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Slider
BlackBerry Torch 9800 Slider (Image Credit: Brian Sacco)

If you're one of the lucky few who've already got a Torch in hand, you won't want to miss any of the following links, which include a in-depth review, handfuls of free Torch apps, a first look at upcoming Torch accessories, images and video from RIM's east coast Torch launch in New York City and more.

Even if you're still waiting for the Torch to become available in your area, or you're trying to decide whether or not to make the jump to the BlackBerry Slider, you're guaranteed to find something you didn't know about the Torch 9800 on this page.

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BlackBerry Torch 9800 Review: Hot Hardware but Software Lukewarm


CIO.com's Al Sacco reviews the BlackBerry Torch 9800, RIM's first BlackBerry smartphone with both a touch-screen and traditional, full QWERTY BlackBerry keyboard. Verdict: The slider hardware is sure to impress, while the software may actually depress BlackBerry enthusiasts. Here's why.


Free BlackBerry Apps: Nine Torch 9800 Compatible Downloads


Al Sacco rounds up nine valuable, free BlackBerry apps that'll run on RIM's brand new BlackBerry Torch 9800 slider smartphone.


BlackBerry Torch 9800: 10 Things You Didn't Know About RIM's New Slider


Al Sacco goes hands-on with RIM's brand new BlackBerry Torch 9800 slider and shares 10 notable findings.



BlackBerry Torch 9800 Rear Side, Open
BlackBerry Torch 9800 Rear Side, Open (Image Credit: Brian Sacco)

RIM BlackBerry Torch 9800: A Visual Tour


Can RIM keep the BlackBerry fires burning in the hearts of its users with its latest Torch 9800 smartphone? Here is a look at the features that just might keep BlackBerry users from jumping ship to the an Android device or Apple's iPhone.


Sneak Peak at New BlackBerry Torch Accessories: OtterBox, Case-Mate, RIM Sync Pod and More


We share pics of a handful of upcoming BlackBerry Torch 9800 accessories from RIM's New York Torch-launch event.


BlackBerry Torch 9800 Slider (AT&T) Unboxing Video


Al Sacco removes the AT&T BlackBerry Torch 9800 from its retail packaging, revealing a few redesigned RIM accessories.


BlackBerry 6: New On-Device "IT Policy Viewer" for BES Users


A new feature in RIM's BlackBerry 6 mobile OS lets corporate BlackBerry users quickly check IT policy settings.


BlackBerry Torch 9800 Slider
BlackBerry Torch 9800 Rear Side (Image Credit: Brian Sacco)

BlackBerry Torch 9800 Slider Hands-On Video from NYC Launch


Al Sacco shares his hands-on first impressions of the BlackBerry Torch 9800 slider.


BlackBerry Torch 9800 Slider Gets Official on AT&T


Research In Motion (RIM) on Tuesday took the wraps off its latest BlackBerry smartphone, the BlackBerry Torch 9800. The Torch is RIM's first handheld with a touch-screen and a "physical" QWERTY keyboard, and it's the first device to run RIM's new mobile OS, BlackBerry 6.


What to Expect from RIM, AT&T at August 3 NYC BlackBerry Event


RIM and AT&T will hold an exclusive event in NYC on August 3. Al Sacco predicts what the companies plan to announce.


BlackBerry Slider: Pics, Video and Summer Launch Rumors


Way back in May, Al Sacco accurately predicted the launch date for RIM's BlackBerry Torch 9800 slider.



Al Sacco covers Mobile and Wireless for CIO.com. Follow Al on Twitter @ASacco. Follow everything from CIO.com on Twitter @CIOonline. Email Al at ASacco@CIO.com.
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