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.
By Al Sacco
Managing Editor, 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Al Sacco was a journalist, blogger and editor who covers the fast-paced mobile beat for CIO.com and IDG Enterprise, with a focus on wearable tech, smartphones and tablet PCs. Al managed CIO.com writers and contributors, covered news, and shared insightful expert analysis of key industry happenings. He also wrote a wide variety of tutorials and how-tos to help readers get the most out of their gadgets, and regularly offered up recommendations on software for a number of mobile platforms. Al resides in Boston and is a passionate reader, traveler, beer lover, film buff and Red Sox fan.