Linked by David Adams on Wed 4th Aug 2010 17:51 UTC
RIM announced Blackberry 6 yesterday, along with a new device called the Torch, to be released in the US on August 12. Users of some older Blackberry devices will be able to upgrade to the new OS, but unfortunately the upgrade will not be extending too far back in the product line (Bold 9700, Bold 9650, Pearl 3G). A Cnet article has a nice rundown of the new feature, which are no secret, because RIM has been keeping up a steady stream of information and video demos of the new OS for several months.
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I'll be getting one
by Adurbe on Thu 5th Aug 2010 12:42 UTC
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Plan is to get one once its released in the UK.

Basically the improvements in the OS cover everything that I have thought the BB was lacking on. Social bumpf and poor browser (so bad it cant even post onto OSnews!!!)

I have tried touchscreen phones but cant stand the tactile sensation of hitting glass. This is why I turned to BB in the first place. My 9000 has been a proper workforce and has gained some brand loyalty in the process.

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RE: I'll be getting one
by vivainio on Thu 5th Aug 2010 17:15 in reply to "I'll be getting one"
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Social bumpf and poor browser (so bad it cant even post onto OSnews!!!

Don't blame the browser - mobile version of osnews is broken that way (posting doesn't work). So you have to open the desktop version.

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RE[2]: I'll be getting one
by mckill on Thu 5th Aug 2010 17:20 in reply to "RE: I'll be getting one"
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except if it had a real browser (it will), you wouldn't be getting the broken mobile version. i can post fine with the iPhone.

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