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New ad for BlackBerry Bold 9780 shows off WebKit browser

0. phoneArena 22 Dec 2010, 10:21 posted on

A new ad for the BlackBerry Bold 9780 not only shows off the white version of the handset, but also gives viewers a quick look at the tabbed pages available with the new WebKit browser...

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posted on 22 Dec 2010, 18:28

1. narley (Posts: 357; Member since: 14 May 2009)

Blackberries are special...

they're like the senior citizen of smartphones.

I believe they even get a discount at Chuck-A-Rama

P.S. Phone Arena your word jumble is a F*$#ing joke that you type in if you're not registered.

posted on 22 Dec 2010, 23:25

2. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5993; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)

Meh. There is a market for BlackBerry handsets. The problem I have with the current generation (with v. 6.0.### of the O/S) is that the browser still is behind the times. It is better than the browser in versions 4.### and 5.###, but is nowhere near what is available for either iOS or Android.

RIM can't hold onto their security model in perpetuity. Either (or both) Android or iOS (maybe even WP7 for that matter) will catch up and pass RIM's security model. Once FIPS certification is received, it will be over for RIM.

posted on 23 Dec 2010, 13:10 1

3. narley (Posts: 357; Member since: 14 May 2009)

we had a BB rep test it here claiming it would set the standard... we all pulled out our Android phones and smoked every page with richer media loaded.

needless to say all creditbility of 6.0 was lost..

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