Making the Switch: Two Ways to Transfer Contacts and Calendars from BlackBerry to iPhone

Transfer contacts BlackBerry iPhone

Not excited about BlackBerry 10 and finally decided to make the switch from BlackBerry to iPhone. The biggest part of the transition is likely going from a physical keyboard to the on-screen touch keyboard, but we promise you’ll be banging out emails and texts in no time. To help get you moved, here’s how to transfer your contacts from BlackBerry to iPhone. Stay tuned for other switch guides as part of our continuing efforts to help users make the switch to iPhone and iOS. … [Read more...]

Sh*t Fanboys Say About the iPhone and iPad

Sh*t Fanboys Say

Sure the Internet is filled with trolls who by definition are looking to provoke and disrupt a forum or comment thread. When you peel away a layer of the Internet and visit their natural habitat, you can get a rare glance at the belief system of fanboys. You would be amazed at some of the sh*t they actually say and believe. For your viewing pleasure, we bring you a few gems from the World Wide Web. … [Read more...]

RIM Fires Back At Apple

Steve Jobs was full of the smack talk yesterday, mentioning that Apple has passed RIM, and he doesn't think they're going back. The CEO of the BlackBerry makers — Jim Balsillie — hasn't taken this sitting down, and has issued a response (emphasis added): "For those of us who live outside of Apple's distortion field, we know that 7" tablets will actually be a big portion of the market and we know that Adobe Flash support actually matters to customers who want a real web experience. We also know that while Apple's attempt to control the ecosystem and maintain a closed platform may be good for Apple, developers want more options and customers want to fully access the overwhelming majority of web sites that use Flash. We think many customers … [Read more...]

Nokia And Blackberry Respond To Apple Over Antennae

At yesterday's press conference, Apple showed videos of other manufacturer's cellphones experiencing similar problems to the iPhone 4: losing reception when held wrong. Two of the phones demonstrated were from Nokia and Blackberry, who were not impressed at Apple dragging them in to this mess, and have released official statements on the matter. Nokia [emphasis added]: "Antenna design is a complex subject and has been a core competence at Nokia for decades, across hundreds of phone models. Nokia was the pioneer in internal antennas; the Nokia 8810, launched in 1998, was the first commercial phone with this feature. Nokia has invested thousands of man hours in studying human behavior, including how people hold their phones for … [Read more...]