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RIM announced Torch 9800 and BlackBerry 6 OS

BlackBerry Torch 9800RIM(Research In Motion) and AT&T gather the press few days ago to make two big announces: Torch 9800 phone and the 6th version of BlackBerry OS.

BlackBerry Torch is the first touch QWERTY slider smartphone designed by RIM, built for socially connected consumers and packed with the tools business customers love.

The 3.2-inches touchscreen supports a 480×360 display resolution and probably 65k colors. Below, there are BlackBerry usual buttons: Call, Menu, Back, End-Call and between them, the optical trackpad. On the left side of the phone we find the microUSB port while on the right side is the convenience(camera) key, volume rockers and a 3.5mm headset jack. On the top side are mute and lock buttons while at the bottom, if you slide the phone up, you will discover the full QWERTY keyboard(35 keys).

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Nokia, HTC, RIM and Samsung deny Apple allegations

Samsung Nokia Htc Rim against AppleAt the Apple last conference(July 16) Steve Jobs accused Samsung, HTC, Rim and Nokia for having the same problems that they’ve got on iPhone 4 smart-phone: antenna problems.

Expanding the problem towards four other big mobile producers was not a smart choice for Apple and the time will surely prove that.

All four blamed companies filled press releases where they explained about their antennas and some(Samsung) claimed as “unacceptable” the decision of Apple. RIM made it clear that they are a global leader in antenna design and the they always avoided the designs like the ones Apple used on iPhone 4. HTC responded through a PR voice that they had just 0.016% users complaining about antenna issues. Nokia, one of the largest mobile producers ensured customers that they put antenna design on top of their priorities when they design a new phone.

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